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Re: The King

Post by Gfamily » Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:56 pm

Tessa K wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:52 am
Allo V Psycho wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:24 am
He recently (2018, I think) became Royal Patron of the Faculty of Homoeopathy,
With any luck his reign will be so watered down it will have no effect at all.
Needs to be a 21C monarch.
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Re: The King

Post by jimbob » Sun Sep 18, 2022 1:05 pm

Gfamily wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:56 pm
Tessa K wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:52 am
Allo V Psycho wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:24 am
He recently (2018, I think) became Royal Patron of the Faculty of Homoeopathy,
With any luck his reign will be so watered down it will have no effect at all.
Needs to be a 21C monarch.
Oh well done
Have you considered stupidity as an explanation

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Re: The King

Post by Tessa K » Sun Sep 18, 2022 2:28 pm

Gfamily wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:56 pm
Tessa K wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:52 am
Allo V Psycho wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:24 am
He recently (2018, I think) became Royal Patron of the Faculty of Homoeopathy,
With any luck his reign will be so watered down it will have no effect at all.
Needs to be a 21C monarch.
21st century? No chance. 18C if we're lucky

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Re: The King

Post by Little waster » Sun Sep 18, 2022 3:47 pm

Tessa K wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 2:28 pm
Gfamily wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:56 pm
Tessa K wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:52 am


With any luck his reign will be so watered down it will have no effect at all.
Needs to be a 21C monarch.
21st century? No chance. 18C if we're lucky
You just need to bash him on the head with a heavy Bible three more times.
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Re: The King

Post by Tessa K » Sun Sep 18, 2022 4:37 pm

Little waster wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 3:47 pm
Tessa K wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 2:28 pm
Gfamily wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:56 pm


Needs to be a 21C monarch.
21st century? No chance. 18C if we're lucky
You just need to bash him on the head with a heavy Bible three more times.
King James Version? Just to keep it royal.

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Re: The King

Post by Tessa K » Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:30 am

Now that we're no longer Elizabethans, what are we? Carolingians?

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Re: The King

Post by El Pollo Diablo » Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:31 am

Think it's that yeah
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Re: The King

Post by Tessa K » Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:42 am

El Pollo Diablo wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:31 am
Think it's that yeah
This suggests Caroline or Carolean

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-n ... e-24977219

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Re: The King

Post by plodder » Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:43 am

Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:30 am
Now that we're no longer Elizabethans, what are we? Carolingians?
Huh? We’ve never called ourselves Elizabethans, that’s for the prats in Blackadder with tights and ruffs.

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Re: The King

Post by nekomatic » Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:11 am

We were Eliizabethans. We are now Carol3ans.
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Re: The King

Post by Gfamily » Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:22 am

We can legitimately now say "Chuck the Monarchy" and it's not seditious.
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Re: The King

Post by Tessa K » Mon Sep 19, 2022 10:42 am

plodder wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:43 am
Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:30 am
Now that we're no longer Elizabethans, what are we? Carolingians?
Huh? We’ve never called ourselves Elizabethans, that’s for the prats in Blackadder with tights and ruffs.
Just a thought for the history nerds.

I'm watching the funeral.

The pageantry and traditions are interesting, along with who is there, who is involved in the service, all the bling, uniforms, medals, hats etc. And the usual dreary C of E hymns. Presumably the leaders of other religions are there somewhere too.

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Re: The King

Post by dyqik » Mon Sep 19, 2022 12:40 pm

plodder wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:43 am
Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:30 am
Now that we're no longer Elizabethans, what are we? Carolingians?
Huh? We’ve never called ourselves Elizabethans, that’s for the prats in Blackadder with tights and ruffs.
And unlike Blackadder, Will the Bard, etc., we weren't subjects of Elizabeth I, or Elizabeth II, and aren't subjects of Charles III.

Throughout, we've been citizens of the United Kingdoms of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, not subjects of a particular monarch of those kingdoms.
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Re: The King

Post by Gfamily » Mon Sep 19, 2022 12:41 pm

Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 10:42 am
Presumably the leaders of other religions are there somewhere too.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_d ... _religions
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Re: The King

Post by basementer » Mon Sep 19, 2022 12:50 pm

plodder wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:43 am
Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:30 am
Now that we're no longer Elizabethans, what are we? Carolingians?
Huh? We’ve never called ourselves Elizabethans, that’s for the prats in Blackadder with tights and ruffs.
I remember that I read
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Young_Elizabethan in the 1960s. (The Wikipedia article is probably mistaken in suggesting it was aimed at "grammar school" students - the secondary school that I subsequently attended didn't buy it, my junior school did.)
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Re: The King

Post by causan_dux » Mon Sep 19, 2022 12:59 pm

nekomatic wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:11 am
We were Eliizabethans. We are now Carol3ans.
TBH, I was happier being a Lizard than a Charlatan

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Re: The King

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Re: The King

Post by EACLucifer » Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:24 pm

Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 10:42 am
plodder wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:43 am
Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:30 am
Now that we're no longer Elizabethans, what are we? Carolingians?
Huh? We’ve never called ourselves Elizabethans, that’s for the prats in Blackadder with tights and ruffs.
Just a thought for the history nerds.

I'm watching the funeral.

The pageantry and traditions are interesting, along with who is there, who is involved in the service, all the bling, uniforms, medals, hats etc. And the usual dreary C of E hymns. Presumably the leaders of other religions are there somewhere too.
There was a bit of discussion the other day about a multifaith meeting held on friday. Charles was commended for telling a rabbi that it was time for him to leave to ensure he was home for the sabbath, and for bringing the meeting forward a little to allow the rabbi to attend. On the other hand, what kind of person holds a multifaith event on a friday evening anyway? Better to hold it on a day when orthodox jews aren't going to be worrying about the start of shabbat and where the muslims aren't worrying about fitting it round friday prayers.

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Re: The King

Post by Tessa K » Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:27 pm

EACLucifer wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:24 pm
Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 10:42 am
plodder wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:43 am


Huh? We’ve never called ourselves Elizabethans, that’s for the prats in Blackadder with tights and ruffs.
Just a thought for the history nerds.

I'm watching the funeral.

The pageantry and traditions are interesting, along with who is there, who is involved in the service, all the bling, uniforms, medals, hats etc. And the usual dreary C of E hymns. Presumably the leaders of other religions are there somewhere too.
There was a bit of discussion the other day about a multifaith meeting held on friday. Charles was commended for telling a rabbi that it was time for him to leave to ensure he was home for the sabbath, and for bringing the meeting forward a little to allow the rabbi to attend. On the other hand, what kind of person holds a multifaith event on a friday evening anyway? Better to hold it on a day when orthodox jews aren't going to be worrying about the start of shabbat and where the muslims aren't worrying about fitting it round friday prayers.
He has had to pack a lot in to the last 10 days.

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Re: The King

Post by Woodchopper » Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:30 pm

Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:27 pm
EACLucifer wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:24 pm
Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 10:42 am


Just a thought for the history nerds.

I'm watching the funeral.

The pageantry and traditions are interesting, along with who is there, who is involved in the service, all the bling, uniforms, medals, hats etc. And the usual dreary C of E hymns. Presumably the leaders of other religions are there somewhere too.
There was a bit of discussion the other day about a multifaith meeting held on friday. Charles was commended for telling a rabbi that it was time for him to leave to ensure he was home for the sabbath, and for bringing the meeting forward a little to allow the rabbi to attend. On the other hand, what kind of person holds a multifaith event on a friday evening anyway? Better to hold it on a day when orthodox jews aren't going to be worrying about the start of shabbat and where the muslims aren't worrying about fitting it round friday prayers.
He has had to pack a lot in to the last 10 days.
He does seem to be genuinely interested in the subject. I remember a report a few years back that Charles had been learning Arabic so that he could read the Quran in the original.

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Re: The King

Post by Tessa K » Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:50 pm

Woodchopper wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:30 pm
Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:27 pm
EACLucifer wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:24 pm


There was a bit of discussion the other day about a multifaith meeting held on friday. Charles was commended for telling a rabbi that it was time for him to leave to ensure he was home for the sabbath, and for bringing the meeting forward a little to allow the rabbi to attend. On the other hand, what kind of person holds a multifaith event on a friday evening anyway? Better to hold it on a day when orthodox jews aren't going to be worrying about the start of shabbat and where the muslims aren't worrying about fitting it round friday prayers.
He has had to pack a lot in to the last 10 days.
He does seem to be genuinely interested in the subject. I remember a report a few years back that Charles had been learning Arabic so that he could read the Quran in the original.
The same way he 'learnt' Welsh?

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Re: The King

Post by Woodchopper » Mon Sep 19, 2022 2:32 pm

Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:50 pm
Woodchopper wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:30 pm
Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:27 pm


He has had to pack a lot in to the last 10 days.
He does seem to be genuinely interested in the subject. I remember a report a few years back that Charles had been learning Arabic so that he could read the Quran in the original.
The same way he 'learnt' Welsh?
Would be ironic if his Arabic is better than his Welsh.

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Re: The King

Post by Gfamily » Mon Sep 19, 2022 2:35 pm

I suspect he would have thought "I could learn Arabic and then read the Quran", called on teachers, spent some time, failed to learn Arabic, and then left it another unfulfilled ambition.
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Re: The King

Post by Tessa K » Mon Sep 19, 2022 3:06 pm

Gfamily wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 2:35 pm
I suspect he would have thought "I could learn Arabic and then read the Quran", called on teachers, spent some time, failed to learn Arabic, and then left it another unfulfilled ambition.
He'll probably just learn how to read a section aloud.

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Re: The King

Post by Stranger Mouse » Mon Sep 19, 2022 3:18 pm

Tessa K wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 3:06 pm
Gfamily wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 2:35 pm
I suspect he would have thought "I could learn Arabic and then read the Quran", called on teachers, spent some time, failed to learn Arabic, and then left it another unfulfilled ambition.
He'll probably just learn how to read a section aloud.
I suspect that’s how Boris Johnson has convinced everyone he’s some super talented polyglot.
I’ve decided I should be on the pardon list if that’s still in the works

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