The W
Views: 95553300
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
16.4.07 1654
The 7 - Random - RIP The Queen Mother
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(3588 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (8 total)
Qubber
Boerewors
Level: 42

Posts: 228/375
EXP: 486186
For next: 35180

Since: 7.1.02
From: Sheffield, UK

Since last post: 2561 days
Last activity: 1823 days
AIM:  
#1 Posted on 30.3.02 1353.04
Reposted on: 30.3.09 1359.01
There seems to be a sense of shock here in the UK, so I thought I'd post something.

She meant a lot to the public as she was one of the last royals of the old guard that meant something real which is a rareity to say the least.

RIP Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
Promote this thread!
Y2Disco
Mettwurst
Level: 29

Posts: 53/162
EXP: 138116
For next: 9770

Since: 2.1.02
From: Pennsburg, PA

Since last post: 3621 days
Last activity: 3375 days
AIM:  
#2 Posted on 30.3.02 1356.55
Reposted on: 30.3.09 1359.04
I hadn't even heard she passed away.

I should turn on the TV or read the newspaper from time to time.
Qubber
Boerewors
Level: 42

Posts: 229/375
EXP: 486186
For next: 35180

Since: 7.1.02
From: Sheffield, UK

Since last post: 2561 days
Last activity: 1823 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 30.3.02 1402.33
Reposted on: 30.3.09 1403.12
It was about 3.15 GMT and they announced it about 2 hours ago, so it's still new news. She died in her sleep after a chest infection.
Bullitt
Shot in the dark
Level: 84

Posts: 98/1912
EXP: 5594949
For next: 67027

Since: 11.1.02
From: Houston

Since last post: 334 days
Last activity: 2 days
#4 Posted on 30.3.02 1408.38
Reposted on: 30.3.09 1411.43
A car she was riding in hit (well, grazed) my grandmother back in 1979 in Halifax, Nova Scotia...
MoeGates
Andouille
Level: 87

Posts: 389/2085
EXP: 6374352
For next: 18447

Since: 6.1.02
From: Brooklyn, NY

Since last post: 38 days
Last activity: 20 hours
#5 Posted on 30.3.02 1500.29
Reposted on: 30.3.09 1503.00
There seems to be a sense of shock here in the UK

Grief I might understand. But shock? She was 101 years old! I'd be shocked if she hadn't died today.

But, in the spirt, I'll share my queen mum joke. When I was in England I took a tour called "Eccentric London" which turned out to more or less be a euphamism for "Gay London." The guide told a story about when the queen mum was being transported somewhere by the merchant navy. Apparently the merchant navy has a rep for being gay. Also, apparently the queen mum had a rep for being a drunk.

Anyway, in the story the queen mum couldn't sleep and decided to got to the kitchen and get a drink. Upon arriving, she saw the merchant navy having a party and engaging in their shenanigans. TO which the queen mum said "I don't know about you old queens, but this old queen would like a bottle of gin."

Tom Dean
Bockwurst
Level: 50

Posts: 78/573
EXP: 893939
For next: 53385

Since: 30.8.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 3116 days
Last activity: 2486 days
AIM:  
#6 Posted on 30.3.02 1806.31
Reposted on: 30.3.09 1812.08
It goes to show that famous people die in threes... IT'S NOT JUST A SUPERSTITION, PEOPLE!!!

Oh, really? Billy Wilder too? Damn.
Zeruel
Thirty Millionth Hit
Moderator
Level: 129

Posts: 303/5147
EXP: 24735000
For next: 314721

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary.

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 19 hours
#7 Posted on 30.3.02 1830.53
Reposted on: 30.3.09 1836.37
the Queen is dead, long live the Queen...
SerWolfe
Landjager
Level: 62

Posts: 589/955
EXP: 1974945
For next: 9752

Since: 11.1.02
From: st louis

Since last post: 4023 days
Last activity: 4023 days
AIM:  
#8 Posted on 30.3.02 1910.47
Reposted on: 30.3.09 1929.01
RIP in peace Queen Mother.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Easter & God
Next thread: Britney Spears Hoax
Previous thread: Peace
(3588 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: RIP Billy Wilder - Uncle Miltie - Dudley Moore - More...
The 7 - Random - RIP The Queen MotherRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.256 seconds.