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Justifications for the abolition of the Monarchy in the UK

Discussion in 'UK politics, current affairs and news' started by not-bono-ever, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. likesfish

    likesfish chanelling mike from spaced

    the duke and duchess of Cambridge are off visiting Poland Germany and France in an attempt to make them not hate us too much.
    frankly they are probably going to be more successful at that than may and her collection freaks:(.

    the problem with getting rid of the royal family is are elected leaders make it so fucking hard:mad: even the guardian found when it got hold of prince Charles letters to Blair they made perfect sense:facepalm:
  2. ViolentPanda

    ViolentPanda Hardly getting over it.

    The biggest and best justification for the abolition of the monarchy is that it would give me a stonking hard-on.
    Riklet, J Ed, not-bono-ever and 2 others like this.
  3. Raheem

    Raheem Well-Known Member

  4. Beats & Pieces

    Beats & Pieces 24601 / 9430

    Getting an errection is one thing. What happens to an errection, and your intentions relating thereto any such errection, are quite another.
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  5. fishfinger

    fishfinger تپلی

    Getting an errection is a mistake.
  6. A380

    A380 How do I change this 'custom title' thing then?

    Presidentey Mc President Face?

    I'm not sure there are that many GPs whose mum or dad was a dustman, warehouse operator, cleaner or similar. But loads who had a parent who was also a doctor. But that's another thread...
  7. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Sadly we can't abolish them every week
    not-bono-ever and likesfish like this.
  8. Celyn

    Celyn Well-Known Member

    Perhaps we could arrange to guillotine them one at a time, if it makes ViolentPanda happy?
  9. Celyn

    Celyn Well-Known Member

    To be fair, young whatshername's A level results were probably quite good for one of that lot.

    Aha, Eugenie praised for A-level results

    Prince William got A, B, C, which shouldn't have let him into St. Andrews, and old Charles was even worse. One B and one C probably wouldn't let most people into Trinity College, Cambridge.

    I wouldn't be surprised, though, if what Dr. Farr said was true.
  10. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

  11. MAD-T-REX

    MAD-T-REX Well-Known Member

    That academic is a twat for disclosing that an applicant was rejected from their first choice of course for lolz at a public meeting. Would he do that to another student?
  12. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank Somewhere under the raincloud

    She's not another student. If she wants privacy, she can give all the money back.
  13. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank Somewhere under the raincloud

    St Andrews is the definitive toff university though. I wouldn't be surprised if people with straight As got turned away for lack of (in)breeding.
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  14. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    yeh not oxford or cambridge or bristol or durham :rolleyes:

    you sure?
    [Content removed at request of poster]
    Cambridge intake no longer most privately educated - BBC News
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  15. Newcastle used to be a Durham college innit- Newcastle Uni is chock full of yahs though cos of the agriculture dept
  16. ViolentPanda

    ViolentPanda Hardly getting over it.

    That's really very thoughtful of you. Thank you! :)
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  17. dylanredefined

    dylanredefined Not a house elf a tiger

    Don't diss cosplayers that was, just raiding the attic for an old relative's out fit 0/10 for effort.:D
    Can't be arsed with it lot of fuss and expense and very little would change day to day.
    Except I'd need new cap badges and a new oath of allegiance etc.etc
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  18. danny la rouge

    danny la rouge This is definitely the darkest timeline

    "Cambridge University now has fewer privately educated students than universities such as Bristol, Durham and St Andrews, entry figures reveal.

    Cambridge has only the ninth most privately educated intake, the Higher Education Statistics Agency figures show.

    Among mainstream universities, Oxford has the fewest state school pupils.

    The figures show the overall proportion of state school pupils entering UK universities has reached a record high."​

    Good God, look at the linguistic contortions they have to go through to make this seem like a good thing. It's only right at the bottom that we learn that only around 6.5% of the population is privately educated. Therefore privately educated people are still MASSIVELY overrepresented at Cambridge.

    When state educated students make up more than 90% of Cambridge's intake they can get back to us. And even then they'll still be short.
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  19. danny la rouge

    danny la rouge This is definitely the darkest timeline

    Oh, and there's no need to justify the abolition of the monarchy. The onus is on monarchists to justify the monarchy's existence. Which, actually, they logically can't. So it falls.
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  20. isvicthere?

    isvicthere? a.k.a. floppybollocks

    Indeed. It's not as if no-one visits Versailles now France is a republic.
  21. not a trot

    not a trot Well-Known Member

    Just like to point out that the thread title on the index page reads , justification for the abolition of danny la rouge
    Just like to point out that on my laptop the thread title on the index page reads , justifications for the abolition of danny la rouge.
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  22. pengaleng

    pengaleng Lil' pengaleng PhD. another handsome boy graduate.

    even the monarchy have abortions, just shows how fragile they are init, just like real people.

  23. Celyn

    Celyn Well-Known Member

    Well, pandas seem to need all the help they can get in that department. :D Daft bears.

    <directs impatient glare towards those lazy pandas in Edinburgh>
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  24. danny la rouge

    danny la rouge This is definitely the darkest timeline

    You'll get a few takers on that, I'm sure, but did you really need to say it twice? :(
  25. killer b

    killer b Gazing vacantly at a plate of mince

  26. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

  27. gosub

    gosub ~#

    Depends on the type of republic you are talking : a Presidential system like the US, no way , its not as if the role of of PM is under powered as it is; a Presidential system like Ireland, yes please would make an extra check and balance that HMQ can only theoretically provide - but doesn't - would have overridden the 1972 European Communities Act when it came in for a start.
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  28. Chz

    Chz Stark Raving Sane

    The only thing we need to justify is why we haven't done it yet. Which is basically that it's a whole load of faff for something that, while ethically and morally a big win, would make very little difference to the actual running of the country and the injustices created by that. But we're just a Brexit-related recession and big-eared coronation away from it looking like it's a lot more worth the fuss than it does right now.
  29. Celyn

    Celyn Well-Known Member

    Possibly an oath to the people instead of to the Crown.
  30. Celyn

    Celyn Well-Known Member

    Not to worry, unless they say it thrice.

    "Just the place for a Snark! I have said it thrice:
    What I tell you three times is true.
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