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Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Heid the Ba » Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:48 pm

As individuals I wish them well, while wanting the monarchy as an institution to end. I might be a cynical republican but I'm an old romantic cynical republican. What is hilarious is the media tying themselves in knots trying to choose between "War hero Harry marries stunner/darkie divorcee/gold digging tart/nice exotic lady". I'm curious whether Brexitshire's love of Diana will outweigh its hatred of brown people.
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Re: Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Lianachan » Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:56 pm

Ah, royal weddings.

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Still, it should draw the attention of idiots away from Brexit.

ETA - Harry's really starting to look like his father. Whoever that is.
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Postby Enzo » Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:20 pm

Which leads me to: I was thinking the other day, if Scotland became independent, would you likely retain a relation to the monarchy, like (if I am not mistaken) Canada does? Or would it become, "she's THEIR Queen, not ours." I am thinking more institutionally, not "in the hearts of men".
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Postby Lianachan » Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:41 pm

The plan is to leave the monarchy in place, at least in the short term. It's likely there would be a referendum about it at some point subsequently.
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Postby Мастер » Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:53 pm

And she's American, so he's going to have to report all his finances to the IRS.
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Postby tubeswell » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:28 pm

Мастер wrote:And she's American, so he's going to have to report all his finances to the IRS.


And possibly abdicate LoL
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Postby Lianachan » Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:53 am

From Viz, before Theresa May was Prime Minister.

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Re: Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Lianachan » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:17 pm

Here's the levels of don't-give-a-shitness across the UK, broken down by region.

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Oddly, the BBC can only find fawning lunatics drapped in the Butcher's Apron whenever they interview the public about it.
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Postby Heid the Ba » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:57 pm

I'm assuming the "Disappointed" crowd have a strong correlation to the "I don't like darkies" crowd and the "don't knows" were licking the bus stop windows. Of the options I would be indifferent.
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Re: Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Lianachan » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:01 pm

Heid the Ba wrote:I'm assuming the "Disappointed" crowd have a strong correlation to the "I don't like darkies" crowd and the "don't knows" were licking the bus stop windows. Of the options I would be indifferent.


That's what I would assume too, and "indifferent" isn't really a strong enough term but would be the closest match for me too.
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Postby Heid the Ba » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:26 pm

Or maybe the "don't knows" just don't want to admit they are actually "I don't like darkies".
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Re: Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Heid the Ba » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:40 pm

The BBC being sycophantic you say? If I had taken the Mem to a shithole like Nottingham she'd never have spoken to me again.
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Re: Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Lianachan » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:57 pm

Indeed, same here. The BBC have an amazing ability to find and interview folk from the 44% "gawd bless'ur" crowd, and none from the 48% "don't give a shit, mate" lot. Assuming Nottingham, being outside the M25, is "North".
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Postby Heid the Ba » Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:42 pm

Probably "Midlands". For a town that is about 20% Asian and 10% Black that is a stunningly white crowd. They managed to find a Kazakh and a Canuckistani but not a single non-white Briton.
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Re: Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Lianachan » Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:44 pm

Heid the Ba wrote:They managed to find a Kazakh and a Canuckistani but not a single non-white Briton.


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Re: Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Lianachan » Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:52 pm

More detail, and [sarcastic mode]I hope you're sitting down because the headline is a real shocker.[/sarcastic mode]

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Re: Ginger Prince to marry

Postby Heid the Ba » Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:03 pm

I'm surprised that not a single category is over 50% "pleased". I'm surprised at the 7% "disappointed" in London, unless that is strongly "female, 25-35, ABC1" who are only disappointed it isn't them. My demographic is 54, 55, 62 and 62% disinterested.
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