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Our Majesty`s royal visit to Eire

I think its a proud day when Her Royal Highness decides to bestow 4 days of her precious time to visit Eire. I hope the country gives Her a royal welcome.
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I think its a proud day when Her Royal Highness decides to bestow 4 days of her precious time to visit Eire. I hope the country gives Her a royal welcome.
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I wouldn`t advise that at all. Her Majesty will be carrying a bag with about 3 billion quid in it for the toothless tiger, without which you lot would be on the beach in Greece right now swapping stories with Pappadopolous
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I wouldn`t advise that at all. Her Majesty will be carrying a bag with about 3 billion quid in it for the toothless tiger, without which you lot would be on the beach in Greece right now swapping stories with Pappadopolous
Hehe I'm English

About time we got the lot of them a nice council flat in a tower block in Peckham, sent them down the dole office for a "back to work" interview
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Re: Our Majesty`s royal visit to Eire

Well as an Irish person, I found today events (unexpectedly) very moving. I think its hard for outsiders to understand this, but never ever growing up did I think I would see a British monarch visit Ireland and lay a wreath honouring the men who died for Irish freedom from Britain.

It was a very generous and magnanimous gesture on her behalf and I applaud her greatly for it. It was also wonderful to see the Queen meet the President McAlesse as an equal. This is what the Irish independence struggle was all about - days like today.

I hope Queen Elizabeth enjoys the rest of her time in our country. She is helping heal wounds in our history. Go n-eírí an bóthar leat.
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Her Majesty will be carrying a bag with about 3 billion quid in it for the toothless tiger,
Shame she can't give them Northern Ireland as a present, too.

That would save us a bob or two.
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That would save us a bob or two.
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Re: Our Majesty`s royal visit to Eire

as someone from across the pond I think its cute you english and irish are still upset about internal borders while for the rest of the world its all just a load of bulls testicles, for me all those islands in the north sea fall under the nomenclature 'england'. Its like watching two kids bullying each other on the school playground.

I wonder what would have happened if in the past you brits where as wimpy as you guys are now (come on, 6 pages of posts from a guy complaining that the potatoes here are no good and that he wants to go home). Luckely your grandpa's had more spine as we would all be under German rule now.

Just give'm back their piece of land and be done with all the whining and crying. It's not like someone else wants it, with all the rain and bad weather. At least the Greeks can sell some of their real estate, I don't know who would want to buy a piece of Ireland when the time comes.

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as someone from across the pond I think its cute you english and irish are still upset about internal borders while for the rest of the world its all just a load of bulls testicles, for me all those islands in the north sea fall under the nomenclature 'england'. Its like watching two kids bullying each other on the school playground.

I wonder what would have happened if in the past you brits where as wimpy as you guys are now (come on, 6 pages of posts from a guy complaining that the potatoes here are no good and that he wants to go home). Luckely your grandpa's had more spine as we would all be under German rule now.

Just give'm back their piece of land and be done with all the whining and crying. It's not like someone else wants it, with all the rain and bad weather. At least the Greeks can sell some of their real estate, I don't know who would want to buy a piece of Ireland when the time comes.

P.S. written without being hindered by any knowledge, pure gut feeling
For an American, can I just say I am impressed with your understanding of global geography. You can clearly name not one, but two countries, outside your own.
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as someone from across the pond I think its cute you english and irish are still upset about internal borders while for the rest of the world its all just a load of bulls testicles, for me all those islands in the north sea fall under the nomenclature 'england'. Its like watching two kids bullying each other on the school playground.

I wonder what would have happened if in the past you brits where as wimpy as you guys are now (come on, 6 pages of posts from a guy complaining that the potatoes here are no good and that he wants to go home). Luckely your grandpa's had more spine as we would all be under German rule now.

Just give'm back their piece of land and be done with all the whining and crying. It's not like someone else wants it, with all the rain and bad weather. At least the Greeks can sell some of their real estate, I don't know who would want to buy a piece of Ireland when the time comes.

P.S. written without being hindered by any knowledge, pure gut feeling
OK, based on gut feeling, how about giving back the good ol' US of A to the indigenous people? It's not like anyone else wants it, with the floods, tornadoes, trailer parks etc
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OK, based on gut feeling, how about giving back the good ol' US of A to the indigenous people? It's not like anyone else wants it, with the floods, tornadoes, trailer parks and their worthless currency
fixed that for you
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fixed that for you
Thanks, forgot about that, and you can add your $14.3 trillion debt to boot.
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For an American, can I just say I am impressed with your understanding of global geography. You can clearly name not one, but two countries, outside your own.
Ahem, the pond he's referring to is the North Sea. I think he's Dutch.
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OK, based on gut feeling, how about giving back the good ol' US of A to the indigenous people? It's not like anyone else wants it, with the floods, tornadoes, trailer parks etc

can we at least keep New England ?

... you know squatters rights, Plymouth Rock and all that tosh.
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as someone from across the pond I think its cute you english and irish are still upset about internal borders while for the rest of the world its all just a load of bulls testicles, for me all those islands in the north sea fall under the nomenclature 'england'. Its like watching two kids bullying each other on the school playground.

I wonder what would have happened if in the past you brits where as wimpy as you guys are now (come on, 6 pages of posts from a guy complaining that the potatoes here are no good and that he wants to go home). Luckely your grandpa's had more spine as we would all be under German rule now.

Just give'm back their piece of land and be done with all the whining and crying. It's not like someone else wants it, with all the rain and bad weather. At least the Greeks can sell some of their real estate, I don't know who would want to buy a piece of Ireland when the time comes.

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well we have two choices here, troll or complete moron, you choose? or shall we poll?
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Well as an Irish person, I found today events (unexpectedly) very moving. I think its hard for outsiders to understand this, but never ever growing up did I think I would see a British monarch visit Ireland and lay a wreath honouring the men who died for Irish freedom from Britain.

It was a very generous and magnanimous gesture on her behalf and I applaud her greatly for it. It was also wonderful to see the Queen meet the President McAlesse as an equal. This is what the Irish independence struggle was all about - days like today.

I hope Queen Elizabeth enjoys the rest of her time in our country. She is helping heal wounds in our history. Go n-eírí an bóthar leat.
I think that translates to "go with the wind in your back" ?
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Well as an Irish person, I found today events (unexpectedly) very moving. I think its hard for outsiders to understand this, but never ever growing up did I think I would see a British monarch visit Ireland and lay a wreath honouring the men who died for Irish freedom from Britain.

It was a very generous and magnanimous gesture on her behalf and I applaud her greatly for it. It was also wonderful to see the Queen meet the President McAlesse as an equal. This is what the Irish independence struggle was all about - days like today.

I hope Queen Elizabeth enjoys the rest of her time in our country. She is helping heal wounds in our history. Go n-eírí an bóthar leat.
This is right, it is a momentous occasion, it is ridiculous that Britain has left Ireland out in the cold for so long, let us hope that Ireland and Britain can create a lasting more developed and mature relationship between our two Islands for the future.

But also let us not forget that the uprising of the Irish was conducted by the minority of the Irish against the overwhelming public opinion of the Irish people, and led to 75 years of a self imposed economic poverty and a corrupt virtual Catholic theocracy, in the name of freedom. When you see how the people of Ireland suffered for so long under their own rule, it reminds me of the final page of Orwell’s classic Animal Farm, 'the farm animals look from pig to man, and man to pig, and see nothing different between the two'
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well we have two choices here, troll or complete moron, you choose? or shall we poll?
ya know it's funny git.. that is exactly what I thought of you and some of your early Yank-baiting posts.

I'm still a bit undecided actually.
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ya know it's funny git.. that is exactly what I thought of you and some of your early Yank-baiting posts.

I'm still a bit undecided actually.
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