Never a fan of the Royal family: if only for the idea that a family has the right by birth to rule over us because God says so is antiquated, irrelevant bollocks.
However, I do have a hunch that Charlie will be 'asked to step aside' and let Will take over after Lizzie goes. I just think the image Clarence House cultivates of the royal family both home and abroad is too important for them to replace an aging, frail monarch with another one. William as a '21st Century King for a 21st Century Britain' will sit well with the narrative of a forward thinking, modern UK. He even recently talked about accepting countries leaving the Commonweath, for example.
Charles has been waiting and preparing to be king his entire life, he's not going to stand aside. The line of succession changing so daughters aren't dropped to bottom of the order of offspring was the last change made and that's about as "radical" a departure to how the Royal Family operates that we're going to get.
I'd rather the Queen was Elizabeth the Last than change who we get next, fiddling the rules by skipping Chuck pretty much shows how it's all bollocks.
For the monarchy to survive, they need a sixteen year old to become Queen, on the day she passes her GCSE’s. Then the Mail can get some pervy upskirt shots and the country will rejoice as paedophillia becomes normal again. Or she forms a band that champions a new style of music that anyone eighteen years or older doesn’t get. Oh, and call it 1976 again, so we can get high sniffing glue.
Duffman5: Simon Arsepipes Tittytwat
Nov 25, 2022 17:01:32 GMT
Mr Wonderstuff: Chopper gang reporting in together ZX-Spectrum 48k. Always wanted a Grifter though.
Nov 25, 2022 23:00:09 GMT
EMarkM: I had friends with Grifters and Commandos. I had a Rancho (I think: I can't find it online this morning!), though, which I suspect was a cheaper version. I never had a Chopper, but did have the Budgie
Nov 26, 2022 10:09:05 GMT
zagibu: Why is it even called grapefruit? It has absolutely nothing to do with grapes.
Nov 26, 2022 13:16:05 GMT
deekyfun: Why are they even called grapes when they've got nothing to do with apes?
Nov 26, 2022 14:24:30 GMT
neilch: Why are they even called apes when they have nothing to do with PES?
Nov 26, 2022 16:12:06 GMT
Ulythium: Why is it even called PES when it has nothing to do with PE?
Nov 26, 2022 17:54:22 GMT
zagibu: Wait, it's not called physical education sucker?
Nov 26, 2022 20:43:32 GMT
EMarkM: zagibu You're safe here. Where did the PE teacher touch you?
Nov 28, 2022 10:15:00 GMT
zagibu: I wanted to write s o c c e r, but there is a mischievious autocorrect in place that changes it to football.
Nov 28, 2022 11:00:43 GMT
zagibu: But coming back to the PE teacher topic...my PE teacher kept a pair of extra gay short shorts from the 70ies in his bag for people who "forgot" their sports bag at home. I had to wear them many times.
Nov 28, 2022 15:48:13 GMT
Aunt Alison: Can't read that as anything other than my PE teacher had this great pair of extra gay short shorts that he let me wear
Nov 28, 2022 19:13:05 GMT
zagibu: Well I can't deny that a small, somewhat female part in me enjoyed flaunting my thin, pale, hairless teenage legs in their full glorious length in front of the whole crew. Thankfully it was before the camera phone era.
Nov 29, 2022 0:34:24 GMT
Duffman5: So cool, calm and collected, You had a style, a rakish style
Dec 1, 2022 9:16:46 GMT
Dec 1, 2022 20:02:16 GMT
Duffman5: in coats of many colour...
Dec 6, 2022 6:22:39 GMT
Duffman5: He built a cabin and a winter store and he ploughed up the ground by the cold lake shore
Dec 7, 2022 14:09:04 GMT
EMarkM: ...and then he shat on a chair...
Dec 8, 2022 7:28:45 GMT
Duffman5: EMarkM that is just beautiful , did Dylan write that ?
Dec 8, 2022 9:11:24 GMT
EMarkM: It's actually a lesser known work of Thomas Gray.
Dec 8, 2022 11:26:24 GMT