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Old 01-24-2013, 11:46 PM
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No matter what, the pictures and publicity about Harry will help the image and recruitment of British military. He IS a role model.
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:21 AM
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I find it hilarious that people think HM would abuse her role as Commander in Chief.
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:27 AM
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I find it hilarious that people think HM would abuse her role as Commander in Chief.
I'd also wager a huge bet that the thought of "commanding" Harry to Sandringham never once crossed her mind.
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:36 AM
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regarding Harrys leaving not with his sqn. maybe he has orders from Commander in Chief HM to get to Sandringham :-)
I'm thinking this was meant as a joke. There is a smilie face at the end.
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:39 AM
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I'm thinking this was meant as a joke. There is a smilie face at the end.
I'm not sure how a smile at the end of a sentence means specifically it's a joke. This also wasn't the only poster who mentioned The Queen as CIC.
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:42 AM
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I'm thinking this was meant as a joke. There is a smilie face at the end.
Of course it was meant as a joke; a tongue in cheek post.

When one polices a thread one has to find something to jump on. Otherwise, what's the point?
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:44 AM
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Of course it was meant as a joke; a tongue in cheek post.

When one polices a thread one has to find something to jump on. Otherwise, what's the point?
You are hilarious
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:47 AM
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You are hilarious
Why thank you, Queen of the Lumuts!

Besides, if Her Majesty jumped out of a plane at the Olympic opening, why not dress up in full regalia and order Harry to Sandringham?
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:58 AM
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I find it hilarious that people think HM would abuse her role as Commander in Chief.
Would this be the same Queen who has attended the passing out parade of new officers at Sandhurst only twice in recent decades, coincidentally in the years that her two grandsons passed out?

She may not 'abuse' her position as Commander-in-Chief, but she certainly is not afraid to use it.
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:02 AM
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Goodness, I though Lumutqueen had taken offence
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...Harry might have sat in an Army barracks for the last 5 months IN Afghanistan. We will never know.

Glad he's home.
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:21 PM
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Besides, if Her Majesty jumped out of a plane at the Olympic opening, why not dress up in full regalia and order Harry to Sandringham?
I think there are a thousand and one reasons why not.

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Would this be the same Queen who has attended the passing out parade of new officers at Sandhurst only twice in recent decades, coincidentally in the years that her two grandsons passed out?

She may not 'abuse' her position as Commander-in-Chief, but she certainly is not afraid to use it.
Might she have attended the passing out of her two grandsons just like any other grandmother or can you tell me she specifically used her 'powers' as CIC to be allowed at the event?
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...Harry might have sat in an Army barracks for the last 5 months IN Afghanistan. We will never know.

Glad he's home.
And you don't think that we wouldn't have found out? Really pointless statement unless you could prove it.
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Doesn't Sandringham allow a certain number of passing out tickets per family? I seem to recall that some RF members couldn't attend due to ticket number restrictions.
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And you don't think that we wouldn't have found out? Really pointless statement unless you could prove it.
I said he "might have," not "did." Just speculating, just the same as other speculation that goes on in these threads.

Yes, it may have been a pointless statement, but luckily I am not alone in making them and I find it greatly amusing that my pointless statement got enough rise for you to answer with another...pointless statement.

Happy trails!!!

I'm glad that Harry is home, as I said before.
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:53 PM
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Aaah, what the hell? Make as many pointless comments as you like Kitty!

Here, I will make one myself: Love that beautiful orange hair Henry boy has. Yeah, I definitely do.

Thanks to Dman for the links. What struck me the most was the comment: "There is quite a cruelty about this institution" i.e. the Royal institution.
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Harry must like ice cream.

Dramatic Moment Prince Harry Runs for An Ice Cream Van - The Daily Beast
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:33 AM
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Hmmm.. didn't see the ice cream truck in the video. Wasn't there one point when Harry was giving the interview and it was reported that it was cut short because Harry was called into action?

Then again, living in a hot desert, I would think that an cold ice cream would really hit the spot and constitute putting the media in second place.
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:49 AM
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Guys, you do realise that video is fake? The sound effects, at least.
At one point during the interview the alert was sounded and everyone (Harry included) had to immediately report to their posts.
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