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    The Royal Baby!

    Kate Middleton is in labor as I type, anybody care? Guess I do. Mainly waiting for the expected pomp & circumstance that will follow.
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    Gah! MAKE IT STOP!!!!

    Why do so many people care about this?!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Bails View Post
    Gah! MAKE IT STOP!!!!

    Why do so many people care about this?!!!
    I care, because as soon as this divinely chosen child is born he'll immediately be superior to all ordinary UK citizens, who will be sworn in fealty to defend and uphold him. It's exciting - all members of PE who are citizens of the UK will have a new, infant task-master to whose every whim they must slavishly kowtow. Rejoice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Bails View Post
    Gah! MAKE IT STOP!!!!

    Why do so many people care about this?!!!
    long live republics!! (including Canada and Belgium)

    Off with them royal heads!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Bails View Post
    Gah! MAKE IT STOP!!!!

    Why do so many people care about this?!!!
    Yes Indeed

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    I'm glad you said it first Scott. This woman has been "having a baby" for a year already. I thought the kid was born already about 6 months ago.

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    My take is this: when celebrities start to care/obsess about me, I'll return the favor. Otherwise, my life keeps me fully occupied.
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    My take is this: when celebrities start to care/obsess about me, I'll return the favor. Otherwise, my life keeps me fully occupied.
    Well said and I agree whole-heartedly.

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    My ass is in labor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nosebone View Post
    My ass is in labor.
    PUSH, PUSH!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nosebone View Post
    My ass is in labor.
    I laughed harder at this than any grown man should.

    As for royal watching: I suppose everyone needs a hobby, and it is quite a spectacle. I just seems a damn expensive hobby that everyone winds up paying for. But then, the same could be said about professional sports. Can't say I'm a big fan of either, but knock yourself out.
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    I'm British & I could care less, I'm going to be in England for the rest of the week and dreading all the bloody pageantry. A bloody waste of taxpayers money on an anachronism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NogbadTheBad View Post
    I'm British & I could care less, I'm going to be in England for the rest of the week and dreading all the bloody pageantry. A bloody waste of taxpayers money on an anachronism.
    I'm a Brit too although I reside in Canada.

    And I couldn't care less. Who gives a f_ _ _k

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    Watching the media, especially the British media, lose their shit over this is quite entertaining.
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    Who the hell cares? Same people who care about Kim K's baby and Kanye West's beef with the paparazzi, I suppose. What a waste of time on the news.
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    The Royal Scam.
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    Oooh, genuine, honest-to-goodness royalty. .

    I wish I had special blood in my veins.

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    On your knees, English people!


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    Luckily, the media will have something important and meaningful to obsess over while everything else goes to shit.

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    I wonder how many centimeters the royal cervix has dilated?
    Last edited by JKL2000; 07-22-2013 at 04:48 PM.

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    Incidentally, it's a boy.

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    Via bbc.com -


    The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy, Kensington Palace has announced.

    The baby was delivered at 16:24 BST at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, west London, weighing 8lb 6oz.

    The palace said in a statement that the duchess and the baby were "doing well" and would stay in hospital overnight.

    The news has been displayed on an ornate easel in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace in line with tradition.

    A bulletin, signed by key medical staff, was taken by a royal aide from St Mary's to the palace under police escort.

    The press release said the Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.

    "The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news," it said.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Obscured View Post
    "The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news," it said.
    Good to hear - I am so relieved that those folks with important-sounding titles were informed.

    To me, the "Royals" are in the same category as the Kardashians, Paris Hilton and the rest of the folks who are somehow famous for being famous. I am sure this news will sell lots of People magazines.

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    Whoo-hoo! High fives and congrats to all the Brits on PE! Congratulations on this new baby, who can tell you what to do once he's able to speak.

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