They're the 16 words that could change Britain forever: should the United Kingdom Remain a member of the European Union or Leave the European Union?
Over the last month we have asked 359,217 users reading more than 100 articles to answer the exact question British voters will as they go to to polls on Thursday - and now the final result is in.
Independent readers back Remain - barely
While the outcome of our Apester poll is in no way scientific, it shows that readers want Britain to remain in the EU with a 51-49 per cent split .
The world wants us to Leave - but Britain wants to stay
Those living outside the UK and Europe, notably in Canada, Australia and America, want us to Leave – but our British readers want us to Remain in the EU by 53 per cent to 47 per cent.
The data hasn't been weighted and is only repesentative of what our users think rather than the results of the referendum. But as John Rentoul, our chief political commentator, notes: "These results are fascinating because the outcome is so spookily evenly balanced. It's not a representative survey but it's interesting that Independent readers are so Independent."
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