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18 Messages From Scottish Nationalists For Westminster

The SNP is about to win a haul of seats at Westminster, and their supporters have something to say.

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A pro-independence rally is happening at "Freedom Square" in Glasgow, 12 days before the general election where the Scottish National Party is expected to win as many as 50 seats.

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We asked the Scottish nationalists in attendance if they had a message for Westminster.

1. A lot of SNP-voters, like Christine Adamson, warned Westminster to brace itself for the incoming SNP MPs.

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2. John Oliphant said "Scotland is coming".

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3. "Tick, tock," wrote Michael Skribbles.

Michael Skribbles
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Michael Skribbles

4. "You wanted us, you got us" – Terrance Christie

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5. Sandra Gilles was pretty blunt about "Westmonster".

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6. So were Emma Brown and Jordyn Wilson.

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7. Some voters – like Conrad Proctor, Lynn MacDonald, and Bruno Celini – just want to be let go from Westminster.

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8. Judith Dirom said the same – we're not sure they follow Nicola Sturgeon's belief that this election "isn't about independence".

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9. However, this man, who wanted to remain anonymous, said Scotland is not going away.

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10. Scotland is fearless, according to Jayne Peberdy.

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11. Fraser Johnston, wearing an Anonymous mask, wants Westminster to "stop stealing".

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12. Alba Mellon wants Westminster to know "there's a storm coming".

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13. William wrote "kiss my arse" in Gaelic.

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14. Joe McGowan just wants Scotland to be let go.

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15. "It's time to change," said Simon McDough.

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16. Jimmy McRae said Westminster "faces extinction".

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17. Malcolm Corrigan just wants David Cameron to "drap deid".

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18. Mark Thorburn's message for Wesminster? Be aware, be afraid.

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Jamie Ross is a Scotland reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Edinburgh.

Contact Jamie Ross at jamie.ross@buzzfeed.com.

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