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Lilith Velkor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-08-07 11:08 PM
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45. Because powerful men procreated with a lot of women.
Edited on Sun Apr-08-07 11:09 PM by Lilith Velkor
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  -why do so many people claim to be descended from royalty/ datasuspect  Apr-08-07 09:15 PM   #0 
  - My ancestors were peasants and farmers.  Left Is Write   Apr-08-07 09:16 PM   #1 
  - i don't know but i do know i come from a long line of peasants.  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-08-07 09:17 PM   #2 
  - real nobles don't speak about it  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 09:19 PM   #4 
     - like pus  JVS   Apr-08-07 09:58 PM   #7 
        - HAH!  GirlinContempt   Apr-08-07 09:59 PM   #8 
  - But Genghis Khan and his brother, Don,  otherlander   Apr-08-07 09:18 PM   #3 
  - And he could not keep his men supplied with sleep.  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:04 PM   #13 
  - Mine were Irish farmers and rebels....  greatauntoftriplets   Apr-08-07 09:23 PM   #5 
  - because it's true  JVS   Apr-08-07 09:57 PM   #6 
  - even though the highest social strata is usually a very small subset of all people?  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:00 PM   #9 
     - you only need to find 1  JVS   Apr-08-07 10:12 PM   #19 
  - I don't. One side was Bog Irish, and probably horse thieves, and my other side were  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:03 PM   #10 
  - well at least you didn't say "celtic tribal chieftans" or similar dreck  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:04 PM   #12 
  - Because you wanted to find someone who claimed to be descended from royalty,  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:09 PM   #16 
     - well, gee that's mighty white of you fella  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:12 PM   #20 
        - Mighty white of one half of me, anyway...hey, I'm not the one who made the hostile OP.  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:15 PM   #23 
           - you're free to ignore it  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:16 PM   #24 
              - See my other reply.  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:26 PM   #26 
  - I do have a coat of arms....  greatauntoftriplets   Apr-08-07 10:05 PM   #14 
     - Hovering fish? How did they manage that? Those are some damn clever fish, they are.  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:28 PM   #29 
  - I'm descended from a serf who died of dysentery  jpgray   Apr-08-07 10:03 PM   #11 
  - *koff* Why doesn't your question begin, "Excuse me, your lordship"?  struggle4progress   Apr-08-07 10:08 PM   #15 
  - I'm proud to *not* come from royalty  rockymountaindem   Apr-08-07 10:10 PM   #17 
  - it all started with mitochondrial eve  wildhorses   Apr-08-07 10:11 PM   #18 
  - And if someone IS a descendant of royalty, why should they be ashamed?  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:13 PM   #21 
  - redstone  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:14 PM   #22 
  - I'm trying to figure out the real message of your original post, that's all. Because it seems  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:25 PM   #25 
     - i have in no way thought it through to the extent that you propose  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:27 PM   #27 
        - "And Massachusetts is one place I have been." Christ, have you figured out why those  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:34 PM   #36 
           - two words: Robert Stigwood  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:35 PM   #37 
              - OK, I looked him up. Now I feel ill, and must be off to bed.  Redstone   Apr-08-07 10:40 PM   #39 
  - It's not shameful, if it's true.  philosophie_en_rose   Apr-08-07 10:38 PM   #38 
  - Some people just come up with all kinds of phony crap  barb162   Apr-08-07 10:27 PM   #28 
  - that's basically what i figured  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:29 PM   #30 
  - I can see why that happens; the bigotry against non-anglicisms  barb162   Apr-08-07 10:44 PM   #40 
  - it's the same with people that talk about money and how much they make and what  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-08-07 10:29 PM   #32 
     - I actually stopped seeing a person who married a woman  barb162   Apr-08-07 10:55 PM   #41 
     - it's just really crass, it's like is that all you got--money?  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-08-07 11:07 PM   #44 
        - People like that hate when their shallowness is pointed out!  barb162   Apr-08-07 11:22 PM   #49 
     - Wait until you see how it gets inverted in the midwest  JVS   Apr-08-07 11:47 PM   #59 
  - Because people still care.  GirlinContempt   Apr-08-07 10:29 PM   #31 
  - 10 per cent off at "Royalty Cleaners"  HEyHEY   Apr-08-07 10:29 PM   #33 
  - at least you live in a country over which Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, is still sovereign  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 10:31 PM   #34 
  - This reminds me of a line from 'Bull Durham'  Oeditpus Rex   Apr-08-07 10:32 PM   #35 
  - That's a GREAT line  barb162   Apr-08-07 10:57 PM   #42 
  - Hmmm..... Past lives....  otherlander   Apr-08-07 11:38 PM   #54 
     - my take on past lives  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 11:39 PM   #55 
     - Wow  otherlander   Apr-08-07 11:44 PM   #57 
     - i don't talk about it  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 11:49 PM   #60 
        - I hear what you're saying about the vets.  otherlander   Apr-09-07 12:01 AM   #64 
        - I also have memories  JoDog   Apr-09-07 09:19 AM   #76 
     - I think that's how it works  Oeditpus Rex   Apr-08-07 11:46 PM   #58 
        - I think not every soul  JoDog   Apr-09-07 09:24 AM   #77 
     - I was either a navigator or radio operator  Oeditpus Rex   Apr-08-07 11:43 PM   #56 
        - What army were you in?  otherlander   Apr-08-07 11:49 PM   #61 
           - I don't think France had B-17s in WWII  Oeditpus Rex   Apr-09-07 12:00 AM   #63 
  - Most people are god damned liars.  LostInAnomie   Apr-08-07 11:06 PM   #43 
  - Because powerful men procreated with a lot of women.  Lilith Velkor   Apr-08-07 11:08 PM   #45 
  - Because mathematically it's true.  AshevilleGuy   Apr-08-07 11:19 PM   #46 
  - the original man was a black man  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 11:22 PM   #48 
     - Exactly right. That is why I said racism is so stupid.  AshevilleGuy   Apr-08-07 11:25 PM   #50 
        - Furthermore...  InvisibleTouch   Apr-09-07 12:38 AM   #65 
  - me? royalty? perish the thought...  bridgit   Apr-08-07 11:22 PM   #47 
  - Because so many are?  Prisoner_Number_Six   Apr-08-07 11:30 PM   #51 
  - i dunno, there were always fewer nobles than peasants  datasuspect   Apr-08-07 11:34 PM   #53 
     - Not always  JoDog   Apr-09-07 09:47 AM   #84 
  - I know I'm related to somebody.  siouxsiecreamcheese   Apr-08-07 11:33 PM   #52 
  - It's often the most traceable line  Nikia   Apr-08-07 11:56 PM   #62 
  - To answer the question  sarge43   Apr-09-07 07:42 AM   #66 
  - My partner *is* descended from royalty  oktoberain   Apr-09-07 07:46 AM   #67 
  - Actually, I do have royal blood in me....  LynneSin   Apr-09-07 07:47 AM   #68 
  - Hey, didn't we all  JoDog   Apr-09-07 09:29 AM   #78 
  - so, only the people that look N.A. can claim N.A. heritage?  KG   Apr-09-07 07:58 AM   #69 
  - no point really  datasuspect   Apr-09-07 08:04 AM   #70 
     - ok, missed the goofing off smiley.  KG   Apr-09-07 08:12 AM   #71 
  - Because their own lives are so fucking pathetic, they have to ride the coattails of their ancestors  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-09-07 08:15 AM   #72 
  - that's a lot of posh sperm  datasuspect   Apr-09-07 08:17 AM   #73 
     - Cor!  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-09-07 08:20 AM   #74 
  - btw, it is a scientific fact that most of us are kin to genghis khan....."  GumboYaYa   Apr-09-07 09:11 AM   #75 
  - it is entirely possible  datasuspect   Apr-09-07 09:39 AM   #82 
  - I don't know, but my mom is a saint!  TommyO   Apr-09-07 09:30 AM   #79 
  - I come from a long line of prestigious Polish tavern owners  bullwinkle428   Apr-09-07 09:33 AM   #80 
  - now there is a lineage you can be proud of  datasuspect   Apr-09-07 09:40 AM   #83 
     - It's not there anymore, but I understand they ran quite the hotspot  bullwinkle428   Apr-09-07 10:21 AM   #86 
  - Symptom of a decaying society?  Orsino   Apr-09-07 09:35 AM   #81 
  - I'm descended from royalty  CJCRANE   Apr-09-07 10:03 AM   #85 
  - Some people are  skygazer   Apr-09-07 10:23 AM   #87 
  - Because it sounds better to say your ancestors  catmandu57   Apr-09-07 11:06 AM   #88 
  - My Grandpa owned a bar and my grandma was a dancer there.  MrsGrumpy   Apr-09-07 11:08 AM   #89 

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