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View Poll Results: 2013 Picture of the Year
A. Picture Link 0 0%
B. Picture Link 0 0%
C. Picture Link 2 6.67%
D. Picture Link 15 50.00%
E. Picture Link 2 6.67%
F. Picture Link 2 6.67%
G. Picture Link 4 13.33%
H. Picture Link 1 3.33%
I. Picture Link 1 3.33%
J. Picture Link 1 3.33%
K. Picture Link 0 0%
L. Picture Link 2 6.67%
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:46 PM
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2013 Picture of the Year

Welcome to the
2013 Picture of the Year!

Each month, our Picture of the Month Representatives chose their favorite picture representing their country's royals to submit, and each month you choose your favorite. Now we're asking you to choose the best of the best- the 2013 Picture of the Year!

The poll will close on 28 February 2014. Please post and tell us which picture is your favorite? Did your favorite picture not get included? Post it below!

This month, our Picture of the Month representatives had help in selecting their images with a small committee of their choosing. Below, you can see each royal house's representative (in bold) followed by their chosen committee members.

stephanievl - Marengo, Lina RdC

soapstar - Zonk, Sunnystar

Humera - Warren

Humera - Mademoiselle Lilo, shrifia

Princess Robijn - Jessrulz, Sternchen

Dragonsfire8 - Al_bina, kkgg1011

Humera - salma

Jessrulz - kyansaunt20

Iceflower - radker18,

Her_Majesty - Maura724

Her_Majesty -

Iceflower -

The Netherlands
Marika86 - Marengo, Lucien

If you have any ideas or suggestions for future polls, please contact LadyK and/or dazzling

Please note that the links in the above poll have been posted in random order and do not reflect the opinions of the moderating team.

Enjoy and have fun!
LadyK & dazzling

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Old 02-06-2014, 06:47 PM
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A. January- The Netherlands
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Queen Beatrix announcing her abdication on national TV on January 28, 2013.

B. February- Sweden
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Shared joy - Crown Princess Victoria at the GayGalan award ceremony in Stockholm on February 4, 2013, delivering the prize "Årets Homo" (The Gay of the Year) to author Jonas Gardell.

C. March- Sweden
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Farewell to Princess Lilian - The Royal Family of Sweden attending the funeral of Princess Lilian at the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on March 16, 2013.

D. April- The Netherlands
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King Willem-Alexander, along with Queen Máxima, takes an oath during his investiture ceremony in the Nieuwe Kerk on April 30, 2013 in Amsterdam.

E. May- Norway
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra , Prince Sverre Magnus and their dog are pictured during the celebrations on Norway's National Day at Skaugum.
Source: Scanpix

F. June- The Netherlands
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June 19, 2013 - King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima greeted by the crowd during their visit to the provincie Overijssel.
Source: place royale

G. July- Belgium
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21 July 2013, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde on the balcony of the royal palace in Brussels.
Source: ANP

H. August- The Netherlands
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The Dutch Royal Family on their way to the Stulpkerk in Lage Vuursche for the funeral of Prince Friso on August 16, 2013.

I. September- The Netherlands
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrive in the Golden Chariot for the celebrations of Prinjesdag. This was the first Prinjesdag with King Willem-Alexander as Monarch. The Hague, September 17, 2013

J. October- Norway
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Crown Prince Haakon visited the Norwegian troops on board the flagship HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen.
Source: Kongehuset, Torbjørn Kjosvold, Forvsvarets mediesenter

K. November- The Netherlands
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrive in Colombia for an Introductory visit on November 22, 2013.

L. December- Sweden
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Princess Estelle receiving the Christmas trees for the Royal Palace in Stockholm from students of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) on December 17, 2013.

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Old 02-14-2014, 10:08 PM
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I was torn between Maxima (D) and the funeral of Lillian. That sculpture behind the coffin was absolutely magnificent! It was a very hard choice this time.
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Old 02-15-2014, 03:17 AM
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What a strange collection of pictures it turned out to be... many casual pics and from the ones that represent formal moments hardly the iconic pictures that i seem to remember there were...
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Old 03-02-2014, 03:55 AM
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Congratulations to the winning teams

1. The Netherlands
2. Belgium
3. Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands and Sweden

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