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Young People In Scotland Are Heartbroken At Their Country Rejecting Independence

Many expressed their outrage online.

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While Scotland itself may have voted No, it quickly became clear that a majority of young people voted Yes.

Looks like age had a big part to play in the Scottish referendum.

Alan White@aljwhite

Looks like age had a big part to play in the Scottish referendum.

12:00 PM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

As the news broke, many took to Twitter to express their disappointment.

Absolutely gutted that Scotland has missed out on such an amazing chance

princess?@Munchkx

Absolutely gutted that Scotland has missed out on such an amazing chance

9:49 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

In a club sober and crying about the likelihood of a no vote. Actually crying. Didn't know how much it meant to me until now.

J@Jayesophine

In a club sober and crying about the likelihood of a no vote. Actually crying. Didn't know how much it meant to me until now.

1:33 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

heavy got that big stomach drop feeling when you actual don't know what to do. so, so gutted.

dylan@totallyjeepin

heavy got that big stomach drop feeling when you actual don't know what to do. so, so gutted.

6:11 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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I actual think I'm about to cry. I've never been so gutted in my life

Becci Millan@becs2327

I actual think I'm about to cry. I've never been so gutted in my life

6:11 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I am still total heartbroken. Everything I ever thought my country stood for, gone in one night. This generation has jeprodised tomorrows.

Bob Doig@BobDoig

I am still total heartbroken. Everything I ever thought my country stood for, gone in one night. This generation has jeprodised tomorrows.

10:43 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

never felt so passionate, positive and sure about anything in my life. feeling physically sick with this disappointment

megan cartwright@cmontaefuck

never felt so passionate, positive and sure about anything in my life. feeling physically sick with this disappointment

10:13 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I've never been so heartbroken in my fucking life I feel sick I feel disappointed I feel sickened to my mother fucking gut

hoodrat@alltimerochelle

I've never been so heartbroken in my fucking life I feel sick I feel disappointed I feel sickened to my mother fucking gut

6:10 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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So gutted, such a dull atmosphere today

Roos@Roosfraser

So gutted, such a dull atmosphere today

10:54 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Such a sad sad day for Scotland.

And disbelief quickly set in.

How the fuck are we better together? Serious think about it were fucking no

Torrri@toribrodiexo

How the fuck are we better together? Serious think about it were fucking no

12:12 PM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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A lot was made of the fact that Glasgow was one of the few Yes strongholds.

Cin we make Glasgow am independent city !???

Moving to glasgow until I'm able to move away from the uk

.@cantstandmen0w

Moving to glasgow until I'm able to move away from the uk

11:57 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Glasgow definitely purging the night like

lewi @lewisthompsonnn

Glasgow definitely purging the night like ??

10:05 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And hatred of No-voting Edinburgh was expressed.

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They were acutely aware of how the vote demographics played out.

It's the old farts who areny going to live much longer who fuckin ruined the future for young folk. Selfish bastards.

johnboy@joohngallagher_

It's the old farts who areny going to live much longer who fuckin ruined the future for young folk. Selfish bastards.

11:40 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I think it's quite selfish the fact that it was the population of 65 years+ that denied our chance of independence; it's our future

han@hannahccarson__

I think it's quite selfish the fact that it was the population of 65 years+ that denied our chance of independence; it's our future

11:22 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"Get over it" aye wait and I'll just brush off the fact you pissed ma future right up the wall

Lynsey Chesterman@chestiesss

"Get over it" aye wait and I'll just brush off the fact you pissed ma future right up the wall

9:35 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There was bitterness at the rest of the UK.

Now 20% of my earnings still go down south for reasons that have nout to do with Scotland. Money grabbing bastards

johnboy@joohngallagher_

Now 20% of my earnings still go down south for reasons that have nout to do with Scotland. Money grabbing bastards

11:56 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Won't be long until people realise what big a mistake they have made!! ⚪️

tammi brady@tammi_brady

Won't be long until people realise what big a mistake they have made!! ????

11:00 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Conspiracy theories were floated.

Imagine being the guy who had to rub out all the yes votes and change them to no votes. He must have had good wrist action

Gary Williamson@gazwilliamson

Imagine being the guy who had to rub out all the yes votes and change them to no votes. He must have had good wrist action

11:31 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

They were dubious about the future.

Rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It's sad that this is the truth and we had the chance for change.

gem@_itsg3mx

Rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It's sad that this is the truth and we had the chance for change.

10:49 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Awell, least I know my 1st born will follow in his dads footsteps and work in tesco because I won't be able to afford his/her uni fees

?RiceKrisPeace@_HerPeace_

Awell, least I know my 1st born will follow in his dads footsteps and work in tesco because I won't be able to afford his/her uni fees

10:32 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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There's single parents that can't feed their children cause they're on zero hour contracts. Away and tell them to be "graceful in defeat."

Quiff Richard@NaziBasher

There's single parents that can't feed their children cause they're on zero hour contracts. Away and tell them to be "graceful in defeat."

10:29 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"Dont ANY of you complain when we are brought into another illegal war, or have a Tory/UKIP government that you hate. DONT YOU FUCKING DARE”

Kelsey@Iamkelssss

"Dont ANY of you complain when we are brought into another illegal war, or have a Tory/UKIP government that you hate. DONT YOU FUCKING DARE”

10:18 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But overall, the mood was simply despondent.

If you voted no and cannot understand that people who voted yes are going to blame you for what they lost today, you're genuinely deluded

Amy Mac@amymacovelli_

If you voted no and cannot understand that people who voted yes are going to blame you for what they lost today, you're genuinely deluded

7:34 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Not gonna lie I'm absolutely ashamed and embarrassed to be Scottish right now

Becci Millan@becs2327

Not gonna lie I'm absolutely ashamed and embarrassed to be Scottish right now

6:13 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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years from now all you no voters will look back & realise how idiotic it was of u to think that scotland couldnt be an independent country

robyn@R0BYN7

years from now all you no voters will look back & realise how idiotic it was of u to think that scotland couldnt be an independent country

6:10 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

See tbh, I've never considered myself British. I never will. I'm Scottish. Am fuckin embarrassed about it right now but I am Scottish.

PRETTYKINDADIRTYFACE@Laureen1992

See tbh, I've never considered myself British. I never will. I'm Scottish. Am fuckin embarrassed about it right now but I am Scottish.

6:09 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

We REFUSED the opportunity to govern our own Country. Think about how ridiculous that is

Leia@Leiafergo

We REFUSED the opportunity to govern our own Country. Think about how ridiculous that is

9:33 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Scotland the Brave?? surely we'll lose that title now, or miby just changed to Scotland the Shitebags

Deklan Clelland@Deklan_

Scotland the Brave?? surely we'll lose that title now, or miby just changed to Scotland the Shitebags

11:10 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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I'm not Angry Scotland, I'm just Disappointed.

Kyle Mackay@Kyle__Mackay

I'm not Angry Scotland, I'm just Disappointed.

11:01 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Not happy. Fuck all you no voters. Fuck off down to England you fucking pricks

Dandies.@Mister_Ferrier

Not happy. Fuck all you no voters. Fuck off down to England you fucking pricks

8:18 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Everyone who voted yes we should make our own country with the money from the oil and just be loaded and sound

u n@euanmcgachie

Everyone who voted yes we should make our own country with the money from the oil and just be loaded and sound

7:44 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Even though there were some things everyone in the UK could agree on.

And in the end, there was only one reaction.

Shocked n gutted n away to get absolutely steaming

zola@zeeeewilly

Shocked n gutted n away to get absolutely steaming

12:10 PM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite