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Old 04-27-2011, 01:53 AM   #16
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No, I think it more has to do with being a fan and student of history. And, while there is a lot that strikes me as silly about all the attention, there is a direct line here flowing backwards for centuries and that intrigues me.

And nobody should ever have to keep being a romantic a secret. We need more of it, not less.
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I found out about this recently. The bride-to-be is an attractive lady. Good on you, whatever prince you are. Harry? William? Charles? I don't know my British.
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Old 04-27-2011, 02:08 AM   #18
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And nobody should ever have to keep being a romantic a secret. We need more of it, not less.
wait, are you telling me what the world needs now is love, sweet love? and maybe that it's the only thing there's just too little of?

and ha, a news story about the wedding just came on the tv. they mentioned meredith viera. ew, i don't like her. [/random]
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Old 04-27-2011, 09:18 AM   #19
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Chaser's Royal Wedding Show Cancelled By ABC After Palace Order
Well I shall go to the pub instead!
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Old 04-27-2011, 09:31 AM   #20
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nooooooooo

i'm avoiding it like the plague... not interested at all... in fact, i'm busy with other plans on Friday and won't be near a tv, what a shame!
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Old 04-27-2011, 09:47 AM   #21
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I'll be watching. I'm a sucker for the royal family. A friend of mine wants us to go to one of the nicer hotels downtown for their high tea thing that they'll be having while showing the wedding. I don't think I want to actually have to get dressed and be around other people in the middle of the night, thank you very much. But yes, I'll definitely be watching.
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I could not possibly care less on some levels, and yet I'll be watching or at least recording it. I wish I could explain why.
Oh good, it's not just me. I'm a sucker for a big spectacle, especially if it's ceremonial in nature.

I'm just going to let the DVR tape BBC American starting at midnight, and will "watch" on fast-forward when I get home from work to catch highlights and anything that looks remotely interesting.

On PBS a few months ago, I stumbled across QEII's coronation being replayed. It was pretty cool, actually.
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I can't fathom spending more than 5 minutes on this so no, I won't be watching.

But I am having a friend in England ship me the most tacky royal couple stuff. I figure it'll be a fun souvenir. And if they divorce in 10 yrs, I'll Ebay it.
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I can't fathom spending more than 5 minutes on this so no, I won't be watching.

But I am having a friend in England ship me the most tacky royal couple stuff. I figure it'll be a fun souvenir. And if they divorce in 10 yrs, I'll Ebay it.


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Haha I didn't even see that!
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I ended up at a few random antique shops yesterday, and we saw a few Charles & Diana related trinkets there.

Maybe in 30 years, their wedding paraphernalia will end up in dusty shops of crap, too!

Wasn't there a misprinted souvenir a few months back that had Prince Harry on it instead of William? Ha.
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Oh good, it's not just me. I'm a sucker for a big spectacle, especially if it's ceremonial in nature.

I'm just going to let the DVR tape BBC American starting at midnight, and will "watch" on fast-forward when I get home from work to catch highlights and anything that looks remotely interesting.

On PBS a few months ago, I stumbled across QEII's coronation being replayed. It was pretty cool, actually.
Yeah, me too. It's like intellectually I know I shouldn't give a damn, there's far more important things going on in the world - but oooooh look at the dress, and the carriage and all the shiny stuff and the tiaras!

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I care minimally about the whole thing, but it might be a fun excuse for this; Royal Wedding Drinking Game
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I care minimally about the whole thing, but it might be a fun excuse for this; Royal Wedding Drinking Game
This looks fun actually!
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I'm watching. I don't know why not!
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