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Qubber Boerewors Level: 42 Posts: 228/375 EXP: 501666 For next: 19700 Since: 7.1.02 From: Sheffield, UK Since last post: 2851 days Last activity: 2113 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: 142510 For next: 5376 Since: 2.1.02 From: Pennsburg, PA Since last post: 3911 days Last activity: 3665 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: 501666 For next: 19700 Since: 7.1.02 From: Sheffield, UK Since last post: 2851 days Last activity: 2113 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: 85 Posts: 98/1928 EXP: 5845864 For next: 52700 Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 day # 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: 89 Posts: 389/2121 EXP: 6748369 For next: 167559 Since: 6.1.02 From: Brooklyn, NY Since last post: 16 hours Last activity: 15 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: 923949 For next: 23375 Since: 30.8.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 3406 days Last activity: 2776 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: 131 Posts: 303/5243 EXP: 26239103 For next: 185587 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary. Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 63 Posts: 589/955 EXP: 2037886 For next: 59277 Since: 11.1.02 From: st louis Since last post: 4313 days Last activity: 4313 days
AIM: # 8 Posted on 30.3.02 1910.47 Reposted on: 30.3.09 1929.01 RIP in peace Queen Mother.
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