View Poll Results: When do you believe the violence and social unrest in HK will end?

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  • When the general population gets tired of daily work and life disruption.

    20 20.41%
  • When "all the radicals" are arrested.

    4 4.08%
  • When the PLA restores "order."

    11 11.22%
  • When some tragic event happens to wake everyone up to compromise.

    12 12.24%
  • When the economy goes into depression and housing prices drop by 80%

    3 3.06%
  • When the government "reforms" the police force.

    4 4.08%
  • When the government gives in to all five demands.

    6 6.12%
  • When 2047 comes around.

    3 3.06%
  • It will never end. This is HK forever going forward.

    35 35.71%
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When do you believe the violence and social unrest in HK will end?

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  1. #41

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    Quote Originally Posted by civil_servant
    It was offered in 2014. Polls at that time indicated that a majority supported it. Authoritarian radicals hijacked that process though.
    Yes, the wonderful choice of a rotten apple, a rotten banana or a rotten pineapple. Once again, why do you even bother? You know you're talking bollocks, we know you're talking bollocks, you know we know you're talking bollocks etc.... what is the point?
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  2. #42

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    not sure if this has been posted yet, but this guy thinks it's all down to Pooh. He could be right, so we might have to wait a while for a solution.

    https://www.ft.com/content/15f3a7b2-...3-42de48bfe773


  3. #43

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimwy66
    not sure if this has been posted yet, but this guy thinks it's all down to Pooh. He could be right, so we might have to wait a while for a solution.

    https://www.ft.com/content/15f3a7b2-...3-42de48bfe773
    Any non-paywall version out there of this article?

  4. #44

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coolboy
    Any non-paywall version out there of this article?
    Cool trick, go on Twitter and search for the title of the article. Click on the link from there and it's free to read.

    https://twitter.com/search?q=Hong%20...rc=typed_query
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  5. #45

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    Try this direct link: "https://www.ft.com/content/15f3a7b2-09e8-11ea-b2d6-9bf4d1957a67"

    without the quotes

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  6. #46

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    When common sense prevails


  7. #47

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coolboy
    Any non-paywall version out there of this article?
    FT AMP is always non-paywalled, to access them google on your mobile or with a mobile emulator (e.g. chrome developer tools choose as device iphone will work) e.g. "FT Hong Kong Xi Jinping", find the correct article and click it.
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  8. #48

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    Quote Originally Posted by ByeByeEngland
    When common sense prevails
    Or in your case when the MTR service is back to normal.
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  9. #49

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    There is now a video version of the article online on youtube from the FT:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTlrh5ixnYQ

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