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21 Amusing Reasons People On Twitter Say They’re Voting UKIP

It would appear the motivations given for #WhyImVotingUkip have become slightly less serious over time.

Last night some UKIP supporters decided to explain why they backed their party.

And pretty soon #WhyImVotingUkip was trending. Except…

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#WhyImVotingUKIP I'm incompetent enough to fear that my job actually might be taken by an unqualified Romanian who doesn't speak English

— Veronica (@_BingCherry)
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#WhyImVotingUkip DEY TERK ER JERBS

— William Kedjanyi (@keejayOV)
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#WhyImVotingUkip because I once got stung by a wasp and I bet it was from the EU

— Hayley (@hayleymccarthyy)
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#WhyImVotingUkip guy in the corner shop kept the 1p change i didn't need

— chunk (@liam_edmond)
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#WhyImVotingUkip because I find Venice frightening and difficult to navigate. I think I saw a ghost there.

— Robin Ince (@robinince)
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#WhyImVotingUkip David Cameron didn't wish me happy birthday

— Felicity Morse (@FelicityMorse)
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#WhyImVotingUkip because I ordered a chicken sheesh but I received a lamb doner. Dinner and country ruined.

— Clumpton (@MrClumpton)
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#WhyImVotingUkip because voting far right and blaming minorities after an economic downturn worked so well before, let's try that again

— AJM. (@YouMustBeAnna)
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#WhyImVotingUkip Because I like to think that people from other countries who live in mine are the main reason I have failed in life.

— R-Mattz (@RealMattLucas)
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#WhyImVotingUkip To try and leave Man City.

— yaya toure (@YayaToure_)
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#WhyImVotingUkip SIk off FibDems an NuLieBores and torees r week abuot they putting mosckes on my kids' schooles and wearin scarfs go home

— Keri (@kerihw)
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#whyImvotingUKIP because I can't tell what accent Aiden Gillen does on #GameOfThrones & I don't want us all to speak like that by 2020.

— Tiernan Douieb (@TiernanDouieb)
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#WhyImvotingUkip because I know that a public school educated stockbroker is an anti establishment figure

— Ern Malley (@loveandgarbage)
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#WhyImVotingUkip I had to move to Spain to get away from all the immigrants who are ruining Britain.

— Primly Stable (@PrimlyStable)
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#WhyImVotingUkip Because we must honour those who died to defeat fascism by voting for it.

— Mitch Benn (@MitchBenn)
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#WhyImVotingUkip because Romanians and The Gays are responsible for my ignorance, indolence and inability to keep up a buy-to-let mortgage.

— Dino Goldie (@dinogoldie)
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#WhyImVotingUkip: because no political party is standing up for the white, middle-class, heterosexual male, and that needs to change.

— Dylan H Martell. (@TorySwing)
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#WhyImVotingUkip Because gay people shouldn't be able to control the weather.

— Yorkshire Gamer (@Jeansybaby)
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#WhyImVotingUkip Because Nigel says Romanian pixies will move to the bottom of my garden if I don't.

— sarah.edwards0 (@SarahEdwards0)
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#WhyImVotingUkip because I accidentally stood barefoot on a Lego piece this morning and I'm 146% sure the EU are to blame.

— Sharon (@MySharona1987)

…continues for over 21,000 tweets at present.

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Alan White is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
 
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