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Old 17.11.2010, 13:25
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all great news, to attract the medias and forget the political mayhem !!!
And yes we are all getting older !!!
If only it was to forget political mayhem. The sad fact is that all it has pushed off the front pages is bloody X-Factor and I'm a Celebrity. We're doomed as a species.
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Old 17.11.2010, 13:45
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

Word.

I find myself praying for nuclear holocaust far too often these days...

At least Private Eye is still in print. There is hope.


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If only it was to forget political mayhem. The sad fact is that all it has pushed off the front pages is bloody X-Factor and I'm a Celebrity. We're doomed as a species.
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Old 17.11.2010, 13:47
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I wonder if the British taxpayer is going to foot the bill. I can see that will be go down like a lead balloon, giving all the cuts in the public sector/tuition fees etc.
All this talk of austerity is getting extremely booring... I hope its a massive blow out with all the pomp and ceremony this little Island can muster. Its time we celebrated good news for a change instead of stewing in negativity
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Old 17.11.2010, 13:48
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

Poor Will, had to get his mum's old engagement ring, couldn't afford a new one. I really think that was an odd thing to do. But she really is pretty and that is definitely good for them royal genes...If you look at the deja vu pics, I'd say yes, but the new ones are prettier
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

Prince Albert of Monaco should be the next to get married ...

I guess it must be quite difficult for these men with utterly gorgeous and famous dead mothers to find "the right one" and whom the wider public will also accept ...
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Old 17.11.2010, 14:41
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

Congrats to the brits.

- Kate: she needs to do some work on her eyebrows; they are too thick
- William: he should stop with his Colgate smile. How many teeth does he have? royal blood have more teeth that plebian?

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Old 17.11.2010, 14:42
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Err it is only 1 day and ok the previous night there is a huge party especially in Amsterdam.
You try and get a meeting with somebody the day after her birthday. I tried once and I was told by this very respectable 50 something IT consultant that he would be recovering in some random canal in Amsterdam the day after so there was no chance....lol.
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Old 17.11.2010, 14:47
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Congrats to the brits.

- Kate: she needs to do some work on her eyebrows; they are too thick

personally I like them a bit bushy.
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

the media coverage is getting a bit on my nerves...

but what I think is kind of interesting, that someone like her, who could also pass as a daily soap actress or a wag, is being accepted to marry into royalty, and very likely to be the future queen.

is this incident an exception, or does she stand for a shift which has been happening in the British class system?
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but what I think is kind of interesting, that someone like her, who could also pass as a daily soap actress or a wag, is being accepted to marry into royalty, and very likely to be the future queen.
So what should they do? Find someone from the same gene pool who has been kept up a tower their whole life, dumb as a sheep but daddy has a title?

Apparently Kate Middleton is an educated woman on the edge of a career and, so far, doesn't seem to have put a foot wrong.

No pissed-up knicker-showing nights out WAG stylie so far, it would seem.
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the media coverage is getting a bit on my nerves...

but what I think is kind of interesting, that someone like her, who could also pass as a daily soap actress or a wag, is being accepted to marry into royalty, and very likely to be the future queen.

is this incident an exception, or does she stand for a shift which has been happening in the British class system?
I take it you posted this as a joke!
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Old 17.11.2010, 17:01
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

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That's what has been done so far.


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So what should they do?
Frankly speaking, I couldn't care less.
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Frankly speaking, I couldn't care less.
My mistake - making an effort to post on the subject suggested otherwise...
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

I think you misunderstood my post.

I don't question his bride choice. He can marry his chi wau wau, another bloke, or whoever he likes.

My observation was, upward social mobility via marriage is very rare in British upper class. This marriage is unusual.
So I am wondering what could be the impact of this.
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

What a shame that another young lady doesn't learn from what so recently happened. The press will just destroy her, as they did Diana.
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I think you misunderstood my post.

I don't question his bride choice. He can marry his chi wau wau, another bloke, or whoever he likes.

My observation was, upward social mobility via marriage is very rare in British upper class. This marriage is unusual.
So I am wondering what could be the impact of this.
My guess is because she is quite hot.

Also is this really a class thing? She went to the same University and was educated at Marlborough college, she is hardly working class.
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the media coverage is getting a bit on my nerves...

but what I think is kind of interesting, that someone like her, who could also pass as a daily soap actress or a wag, is being accepted to marry into royalty, and very likely to be the future queen.

is this incident an exception, or does she stand for a shift which has been happening in the British class system?
There is no question, fundamental changes are taking place throughout society all over the world. Old values are of little significance.
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Old 18.11.2010, 16:05
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Re: Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton

She looks pretty freaking plain. Im sure she has a really nice personality though
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So I am wondering what could be the impact of this.
Maybe if he's marrying someone he loves rather than someone he is told to love (like his father did ), the marriage might have a fighting chance of success rather than her developing an eating disorder, breaking down in tears at public engagements and going off with the first guy who tips her the wink, and William following in his father's footsteps and reigniting some secret old flame.
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There is no question, fundamental changes are taking place throughout society all over the world. Old values are of little significance.
I hope so.
I had been thrown into this when I came to England, and still can't make my head around it.

Let's see, hopefully a change will be coming up.
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