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Old 03-07-2006, 09:13 AM
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I have notised that all that say that Frederik is lazy are people outside Denmark. I totally disagree with you that he is lazy. He is doing his duty perfect and i remember the queen said that she would give Frederik some space when he got children because she missed so much of Joachim and Frederiks childhood when she became queen, and she will not let that happen to her children.
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:19 AM
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I have notised that all that say that Frederik is lazy are people outside Denmark. I totally disagree with you that he is lazy. He is doing his duty perfect and i remember the queen said that she would give Frederik some space when he got children because she missed so much of Joachim and Frederiks childhood when she became queen, and she will not let that happen to her children.
That´s tru betina
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:28 AM
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:30 AM
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Because they're ALWAYS on vacation,parties,fashion shows,shopping,etc... I know that Andy was in Montreal last summer studying ,but summer there is like, two month long.
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Old 03-07-2006, 10:06 AM
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The're not Royal and aren't Grimaldi Princes (maybe one day?).
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Old 03-08-2006, 04:03 AM
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Old 03-08-2006, 06:02 AM
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does he have a non-royal job? if he is a full time royal, he appears to do very little...
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Old 03-08-2006, 06:37 AM
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I don't think he does have a non-royal job but I could be wrong.
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Old 03-09-2006, 04:01 AM
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He is anti-conformist and lover of finery.
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Old 03-09-2006, 04:08 AM
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and fast cars.

he is not a lover of the media, at all.I think his wife still works part time though.
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Old 03-11-2006, 05:47 AM
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How can we know this? We just can compare their public visits isn't??What are our royals doing when they are at home? Does their staff do everything for them?
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Old 03-11-2006, 11:21 PM
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It's really hard for me to judge the "laziness" of certain royals, as I live in the US and I don't get to see much media coverage of them.
But can I throw a vote in for Laurent too? And Philippe? I don't see them doing much. Mathilde works very hard as far as I can see but I don't usually notice Philippe with her. I could be wrong. Laurent does have an excuse now, with the birth of his twins of course.....
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Old 03-12-2006, 04:55 AM
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although, i like him as well as the work he does for animals, i'd have to say prince laurent. he doesn't seem to participate in many roayl functions and activites.
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Old 03-12-2006, 05:24 AM
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Edward, Earl of Wessex in my opinion.
In 2005 Edward carried out 349 official engagements in the UK and overseas - hardly evidence of him being lazy.

Don't forget that for each of these engagements there would need to be briefings about the people to be met and the work of the organisation etc. This is behinds the scene work that isn't counted in the number of engagements but is the preparation needed to do the engagement properly.
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Old 03-12-2006, 06:00 AM
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Old 03-12-2006, 07:17 AM
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I'm not sure if this has been posted as a thread yet, but which royal do you think does not use their position to the fullest extent? I tend to see other royals like the royals of Monaco (specifically caroline and family) always on vacations rather than doing more for the people in Monaco. And others like Charles and Camilla that are out there almost everyday at functions for their people. In your mind who is the laziest royal?
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Old 03-12-2006, 07:56 AM
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Could you tell me why you say they are lazy?

Charles carried out 501 engagements in 2005 - many with Camilla. Camilla has been royal for less than a year and has done many engagements as well by going with Charles. (Remember when they count Philip's they include those in which he accompanies the Queen and therefore it is only right that Camilla accompanying Charles is included in her count).

Andrew did even more.

How many do you think they need to be doing in order to not be classed as lazy?

As they are averaging about 1.5 engagements per day - some taking many hours not including the hours needed in preparation and follow-up - I would hardly describe any of them as lazy.
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Old 03-12-2006, 07:27 PM
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Could you tell me why you say they are lazy?

Charles carried out 501 engagements in 2005 - many with Camilla. Camilla has been royal for less than a year and has done many engagements as well by going with Charles. (Remember when they count Philip's they include those in which he accompanies the Queen and therefore it is only right that Camilla accompanying Charles is included in her count).

Andrew did even more.

How many do you think they need to be doing in order to not be classed as lazy?

As they are averaging about 1.5 engagements per day - some taking many hours not including the hours needed in preparation and follow-up - I would hardly describe any of them as lazy.
And also realize that the original question posed was "In your mind, who is the laziest royal?" For most of us these are opinions, and opinions are hard to change, even with presentation of solid fact. :)
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If By Queen Elizabeth Your mean Elizabeth II I think you need to visit the following website Welcome to the official website of the British Monarchy and see how many engagement Her Majesty carries out Please remember that she is Almost 80.

This is a very uninformed comment on your part The Queen works very hard.
She does.

If people want to know what lazy is, check out Prince William. You could light a fire under his spoiled behind and he still wouldn't work.
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Could you tell me why you say they are lazy?

Charles carried out 501 engagements in 2005 - many with Camilla. Camilla has been royal for less than a year and has done many engagements as well by going with Charles. (Remember when they count Philip's they include those in which he accompanies the Queen and therefore it is only right that Camilla accompanying Charles is included in her count).

Andrew did even more.

How many do you think they need to be doing in order to not be classed as lazy?

As they are averaging about 1.5 engagements per day - some taking many hours not including the hours needed in preparation and follow-up - I would hardly describe any of them as lazy.
Prince William doesn't even average that in a MONTH, apparently. He's getting a free ride because his Mommy was Diana. Enough. :)
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