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Old 06-18-2016, 02:24 AM
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Oh for goodness sake I never said she was bad etc I think it was telling that she told Will to leave his son and stand up and he did. So the Queen is obeyed.


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I bet if someone called Buckingham Palace and asked for confirmation of just what did happen at that precise time, it would take a bit of a while to get hung up on as they'd have to stop rolling on the floor laughing first.

Trivial. Purely trivial yet the media is blowing it up to be breaking news.

The interaction between HM and William was (as I said above) hilarious and adorable and of course he stood up, because 'You don't mess with your grandmother'. And I think the British press liked it too. What was annoying to me was the fact that the Daily Fail said that William was a 33-year-old married father-of-two with a responsible job as an air ambulance pilot, not to mention being the future King after they almost went to war against William and Kate because they were not full-time royals.
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Old 06-18-2016, 02:39 AM
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As we all know, the Daily Mail can be mercurial, perhaps when they seem to contradict themselves, Mercury is in retrograde or something and throwing them off? Dunno and really don't want to know.

At least its given us all some good conversation to express what we each see eh?
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As we all know, the Daily Mail can be mercurial, perhaps when they seem to contradict themselves, Mercury is in retrograde or something and throwing them off? Dunno and really don't want to know.

At least its given us all some good conversation to express what we each see eh?
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Highlights from our beloved Queen's official Birthday celebrations from the British Monarchy YouTube channel - watch the whole video, but look at 0:56 when HM is explaining the planes to George:
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It's a funny moment ... William's face in the aftermath and his interaction with the Queen more than anything!

I expect it was because they - The Royal Family - were on one of the rare displays of public duty for those few minutes - and we all know the Queen takes these few public minutes extremely seriously. Kate bending down to interact with her hilariously cross looking flower girl during the wedding balcony scene yes. William bending down during the fly-over in tribute to the Relm and the RF, not so much in HM's mind methinks!
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Norway - they have to list positive traits about him in order to make his being "told off" by Granny more humiliating.

It's basically "here's several reasons he's an adult, and he's gonna be king, but by God he still gets in trouble when he misbehaves in public".

I thought the interaction was adorable, and not at all him being "told off", but perhaps him being reminded what he was there for. In many ways he's not there for the fly over himself, but to be seen by the crowds, and him crouching down to point things out to George (while adorable in itself, and a great moment to see), it means that the people down in the street can't see William - he's too low.

Thinking about it, it actually kind of makes me feel bad for William - this is a very literal depiction of his struggle between balancing being a good parent and being a good Royal.
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It seemed to me she was more concerned with William standing up than if George was ok. Not the end of the world but very telling IMO
Her Majesty definitely nudged him and it is quite clear on the video slow motion that she looks quite stern and says Stand Up. I think it's a good thing to remember that this is on the net everywhere and has been since shortly after the BRF left the balcony. So no, it is not the DM sniping at William, it is pointing out what everyone else who watched or has seen since saw, namely William being reminded that this was an "Occasion" in fact a very special occasion and surprise, surprise, it was not all about George!

The acid swipe at HM's so-called "telling" behaviour is in direct contradiction to her actions because HM deciding to allow Prince George and Princess Charlotte out on the balcony is an extraordinary concession on her part and a complete departure from standard practice. Pre-schoolers, apart from wedding parties, are rarely seen there except in special circumstances. I would advise you all to Google "Children on the balcony of Buckingham Palace" and take a good look at what you see.
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I don't believe there was an "acid swipe" (new expression to me! ) directed at the Queen by any poster on the forum.

So what if William lost the run of himself on the balcony. Army trained ... but Daddy too!

It was a light moment, we all enjoyed it!
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Her Majesty definitely nudged him and it is quite clear on the video slow motion that she looks quite stern and says Stand Up. I think it's a good thing to remember that this is on the net everywhere and has been since shortly after the BRF left the balcony. So no, it is not the DM sniping at William, it is pointing out what everyone else who watched or has seen since saw, namely William being reminded that this was an "Occasion" in fact a very special occasion and surprise, surprise, it was not all about George!

The acid swipe at HM's so-called "telling" behaviour is in direct contradiction to her actions because HM deciding to allow Prince George and Princess Charlotte out on the balcony is an extraordinary concession on her part and a complete departure from standard practice. Pre-schoolers, apart from wedding parties, are rarely seen there except in special circumstances. I would advise you all to Google "Children on the balcony of Buckingham Palace" and take a good look at what you see.
That's not true. The Queen's children and grandchildren have been regularly appearing on the balcony (for Trooping) since they were young. Anne was two or three when she made her first appearance on the balcony. Charles was about four, Prince Andrew was one and Edward was 3 months.

Then you have the Queen's grandchildren. Harry was one, William was two, Zara, Peter and Beatrice were three (or about to turn three) and Louise and James were about five.

So Charlotte and George being on the balcony wasn't a concession, or complete departure from the standard. It was just normal practice.
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In addition to your post soapstar - the Windsor cousins were all seen on the balcony from young ages. Sarah, David, James and Marina Olgivy were all seen at 4/5 years old, as were Prince Richard's 3 children.

Basically - no exception was made for George and Charlotte. It's obviously up to the parents whether they want their children on the balcony. Louise and James had to wait until they were 5 before they made it to the balcony but that was their parents' choice. The Queen probably has some say so but at the end of the day it's the parents' choice.

On another note - I noticed that Eugenie was only on the balcony when she was 8...
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