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American blonde to marry Swiss Guard

"This isn’t a fairy tale. It’s the true story of a woman from Huntington Beach, California, who fell in love after asking a question of a Swiss Guard while on vacation at the Vatican. "

http://abcnews.go.com/US/california-...ry?id=31342358
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And there I was thinking the Swiss Guard spent most of their free time indulging in orgies with fellow guards and Vatican priests.
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Re: American blonde to marry Swiss Guard

Just wait. The un romantics will be along later to ask what sort of work permit she'll get..
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Just wait. The un romantics will be along later to ask what sort of work permit she'll get..
B permit for first 5 years then C.
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Re: American blonde to marry Swiss Guard

I propose a change of title, for fairness sake.

An American blond marketing manager to marry a Swiss brunet guard.


It doesn't have the same ring to it, does it

Last edited by J.Marple; 29.05.2015 at 13:46. Reason: the guy was male!! so brunet it is, thanks MC
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Old 29.05.2015, 13:45
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I propose a change of title, for fairness sake.

An American blond marketing manager to marry a Swiss brunette guard.


It doesn't have the same ring to it, does it
Brunet.

Guards are male, if I am not mistaken.

But I agree, why stereotype the girl. But I don't think she cares, it's a cute story.
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Re: American blonde to marry Swiss Guard

Will she be on EF in a little while?
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Will she be on EF in a little while?
I think you gotta get busy sewing some kinky medieval uniform if you want to compete
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B permit for first 5 years then C.
Why would she need a B permit for the Vatican
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Why would she need a B permit for the Vatican
Because he's retired from the guard.

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"“Within three days on my second trip there, I knew I was going to marry him,” said Emde."


My gold digger tracker is going tits up right now...
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"“Within three days on my second trip there, I knew I was going to marry him,” said Emde."


My gold digger tracker is going tits up right now...

A Swiss Vatican Guard with a salary of $20K/year, and a Wells Fargo Marketing Executive from San Diego. Which is digging gold? Is San Diego an impoverished 3rd world place?

Well, she is golden blonde after all.

I suspect the medieval fetish theory, or maybe even the size of that thing.
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Just wait. The un romantics will be along later to ask what sort of work permit she'll get..
don't forget FATCA!!!

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Old 29.05.2015, 15:30
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"“Within three days on my second trip there, I knew I was going to marry him,” said Emde."


My gold digger tracker is going tits up right now...
I was thinking more along the lines of Bridezilla .
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A Swiss Vatican Guard with a salary of $20K/year, and a Wells Fargo Marketing Executive from San Diego. Which is digging gold? Is San Diego an impoverished 3rd world place?
No way. Plus they have awesome burritos there, not sure why would one move from there.

I wonder if it's the holy setting that attracts.. props.
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Re: American blonde to marry Swiss Guard

He impressed her with his enormous halberd .
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Re: American blonde to marry Swiss Guard

Orange County Register has the scoop on the couple. They're planning to live in Cali, so no need for her to get a B permit (or deal with Fatca in Switzerland ).

She's from Huntington Beach, which is LA, not San Diego, and she's a marketing manager, not an executive:

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/b...emde-pope.html
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Blonde? Where?
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Re: American blonde to marry Swiss Guard

if "Swiss Guard, Ledig, Sucht" is even 10% as entertaining as the farmer version, I smell another hit TV show in the works.
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Blonde? Where?
On the top of her head, at least. The rest not totally proven yet.


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Orange County Register has the scoop on the couple. They're planning to live in Cali, so no need for her to get a B permit (or deal with Fatca in Switzerland ).

She's from Huntington Beach, which is LA, not San Diego, and she's a marketing manager, not an executive:

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/b...emde-pope.html

There is a Swiss enclave in Fullerton, California, in case he gets homesick.

But I wager 5 years, and he'll want to move back within 50 meters of Mami, Papi, Oma and Opa.

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