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We Asked Americans What They Think About Scottish Independence And It Was Pretty Bleak

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On Thursday, Scotland will make a historic, once-in-a-lifetime decision in a referendum to vote for the country's independence from the United Kingdom.

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It's big. In fact, in these next crucial 48 hours, it's all U.K. media can and will talk about.

So we asked Americans to offer their two cents on the future of Scotland.

And whether they have any advice or words of wisdom to help Scottish citizens make their pivotal, impending decisions.

What we learned: Even though most had not even heard about the matter...

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...it did not stop Americans from forming and giving an opinion on the matter.

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One guy offered this sound advice.

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While others just boiled it down to simple rationale.

*Note: Some people did not want to reveal themselves after admitting they had no knowledge on the issue.
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*Note: Some people did not want to reveal themselves after admitting they had no knowledge on the issue.

Americans were really rooting for Scottish sovereignty because we believe in FREEDOM and INDEPENDENCE and AMERICA.

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(If it all were so simple.)
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(If it all were so simple.)

Although some had their, well, slightly more informed doubts.

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Transcript: "Personally I believe Scotland should be its own independent country but due to the nuclear reactors in Scotland that are owned by England and those can't be moved into England because there isn't enough room, they probably won't be independent anytime soon. Also if you know anything about politics in general it's not going to happen if the politicians in parliament don't want it to (which they don't)."
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Transcript: "Personally I believe Scotland should be its own independent country but due to the nuclear reactors in Scotland that are owned by England and those can't be moved into England because there isn't enough room, they probably won't be independent anytime soon. Also if you know anything about politics in general it's not going to happen if the politicians in parliament don't want it to (which they don't)."

And one guy didn't know independence was even to be had.

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¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

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