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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-29-08 12:07 PM
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19. I thought it was rude, queen or not.
And I thought the queen showed admirable restraint, as well.
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  -Would you tell the Queen of England to take off her crown for a photo? CTyankee  Feb-29-08 09:35 AM   #0 
  - No, but I would tell her to cover up a little if she was going to fly Southwest  av8rdave   Feb-29-08 09:42 AM   #1 
  - OMG.  Beausoir   Feb-29-08 12:00 PM   #15 
  - Her crown? She's wearing a wig? Has a detachable head? What?  HypnoToad   Mar-01-08 11:36 AM   #63 
  - Only if there was a chance I could try it on.....  SacredCow   Feb-29-08 09:42 AM   #2 
  - Sure! If I'm the photographer and I have an artistic vision of what I want to capture.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-29-08 09:49 AM   #3 
  - I agree  BuddhaGirl   Feb-29-08 12:51 PM   #22 
  - I dunno. The Queen was just doing her "queen thing" which includes the  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 02:50 PM   #25 
     - It's probably the egalitarian in me.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-29-08 03:36 PM   #31 
        - To me, it was IRONY. Asking the queen to take off her crown =  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 03:45 PM   #32 
           - Oh I know what you meant. I think that's what I find so funny about it.  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-29-08 03:49 PM   #33 
  - yes i would if she wanted to do a photoshoot.  lionesspriyanka   Feb-29-08 09:50 AM   #4 
  - not to the Queen  northzax   Feb-29-08 10:36 AM   #6 
  - i guess, my point was annie had a right to ask her, she had a right to be a pompous queen  lionesspriyanka   Feb-29-08 10:41 AM   #7 
     - Exactly. The photographer had the right to ask, the queen had the right to say no.  mondo joe   Feb-29-08 10:43 AM   #9 
        - i dont like the british monarchs. thats my issue  lionesspriyanka   Feb-29-08 10:51 AM   #10 
           - I'm not fond ofthem myself. But even if I were, I hope I'd realize the photo shoot is  mondo joe   Feb-29-08 10:58 AM   #11 
  - Liebowitz had asked for the robes - the showiest the Queen has  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-29-08 11:51 AM   #13 
  - artistic license. i am sure liebowitz has a good reason. maybe something looked off  lionesspriyanka   Feb-29-08 11:54 AM   #14 
  - Here's a link with a photo  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-29-08 12:03 PM   #16 
  - That's what left me shaking my head when I saw the video of it this morning.  Shakespeare   Feb-29-08 12:04 PM   #17 
     - i guess i just liked that she treated the queen like she would any other subject  lionesspriyanka   Feb-29-08 12:05 PM   #18 
        - I thought it was rude, queen or not.  Shakespeare   Feb-29-08 12:07 PM   #19 
        - And in return, Her Majesty did the same. n/m  IntravenousDemilo   Feb-29-08 05:21 PM   #41 
  - It was a formal photo in Buckingham Palace.  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 02:58 PM   #28 
  - Annie, that's what they made Photoshop for.  edbermac   Feb-29-08 09:53 AM   #5 
  - Americans  DS1   Feb-29-08 10:42 AM   #8 
  - Well, don't get bent!  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 03:05 PM   #29 
  - That's probably the 1) rudest 2) most idiotic thing I've seen today.  terrya   Feb-29-08 11:04 AM   #12 
  - It does show either a lack of knowledge or considerable chutzpah.  Gormy Cuss   Feb-29-08 01:26 PM   #23 
  - I think it's the Queen who comes off as rude  Connonym   Feb-29-08 05:01 PM   #40 
     - This episode just illustrates how crazy the whole thing is with the royalty.  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 06:19 PM   #45 
     - It's part of a 'uniform'  DS1   Feb-29-08 09:10 PM   #49 
     - I don't see it that way.  SOteric   Feb-29-08 07:47 PM   #47 
  - Maybe she can't  MorningGlow   Feb-29-08 12:15 PM   #20 
  - It's not a crown or regal circlet, it's the Girls of Great Britain tiara, inherited from Queen Mary,...  CottonBear   Feb-29-08 12:20 PM   #21 
  - I assumed that the crown jewels are forever in a vault and that  CTyankee   Feb-29-08 03:10 PM   #30 
     - Nope, she wears the real thing all the time! The Crown Jewels are in the Tower of London  CottonBear   Feb-29-08 03:55 PM   #34 
     - The crown jewels or coronation regelia is kept in the Tower of London  sarge43   Feb-29-08 04:04 PM   #35 
        - It's the Girls of Great Britain Tiara inherited from Queen Mary. n/t  CottonBear   Feb-29-08 04:18 PM   #36 
           - Love that name - snerk. n/t  sarge43   Feb-29-08 04:23 PM   #37 
  - Only if we're on this side of the pond  noonwitch   Feb-29-08 02:08 PM   #24 
  - No, but I would tell her to stop doing this...  philboy   Feb-29-08 02:53 PM   #26 
  - I thought Fawn Liebowitz died in a kiln explosion  underpants   Feb-29-08 02:55 PM   #27 
  - Yes, if I was trying to photograph her without reference to her  OhioBlues   Feb-29-08 04:24 PM   #38 
  - I might have asked her to 'dis-robe'.  trof   Feb-29-08 04:27 PM   #39 
  - No, I wouldn't "tell" the Queen to do anything. That sort of thing is just NOT done. n/m  IntravenousDemilo   Feb-29-08 05:25 PM   #42 
  - I'd tell her to repeal the Act of Settlement........  Darth_Kitten   Feb-29-08 06:15 PM   #44 
  - Why not?  NNadir   Feb-29-08 07:50 PM   #48 
     - Because she's my Queen. n/m  IntravenousDemilo   Mar-01-08 12:12 AM   #57 
  - She's not a real Queen anyways......  Darth_Kitten   Feb-29-08 06:13 PM   #43 
  - Tell her? I'd make her! What is she, like 90 pounds?  Forkboy   Feb-29-08 06:34 PM   #46 
  - Don't taze me, commoner!  NoPasaran   Feb-29-08 09:12 PM   #52 
  - No. I told my wife to leave her tiara on tonight. What's the big deal?  triguy46   Feb-29-08 09:11 PM   #50 
  - Yes, because royalty is a bullshit concept in 2008.  Starbucks Anarchist   Feb-29-08 09:12 PM   #51 
  - And our election of presidents has been so successful...  triguy46   Feb-29-08 09:13 PM   #53 
  - That's a little different.  Starbucks Anarchist   Feb-29-08 09:14 PM   #54 
     - Deep breath, think blue. I did post a smilie. This is the lounge after all. All is fair.  triguy46   Feb-29-08 09:18 PM   #55 
  - Absolutely. An inherited title doesn't make one any more or less immune from being asked a simple  mondo joe   Mar-01-08 11:08 AM   #61 
  - Absolutely not.  Fox Mulder   Feb-29-08 09:20 PM   #56 
  - If Annie Liebowitz requested it, then yes, I think she should have taken it off....  Robeson   Mar-01-08 12:19 AM   #58 
  - Hey W, could you move out of the way?  The Animator   Mar-01-08 02:40 AM   #59 
  - I remember wearing a crown in Burger King  ByTheRiver   Mar-01-08 10:56 AM   #60 
  - It's rude to ask that, unless one will replace it with Wegman's dog.  Rabrrrrrr   Mar-01-08 11:16 AM   #62 
 

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