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Old 8th September 2022, 04:41 AM   #1
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UK Queen dead? Dying?/Liz Mountbatten's death

Speculation building, not least in this thread
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Old 8th September 2022, 04:43 AM   #2
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Meat on those bones

From "the Palace"

Following further evaluation this morning, The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision.

The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral.
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Old 8th September 2022, 04:57 AM   #3
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Oh please, let's get it out of the way before it can ruin autumn TV.
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Oh God, no, not King Jug-Ears.
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News is saying "under medical supervision after doctors became concerned for her health". It could mean she's on the way out, or it might not. I presume they won't actually help her on her way as they did with (I think) her grandfather.
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I blame Boris, or Truss or Both

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So who holds the deed on the queen?
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Prince Charles and Prince William are on their way to Balmoral, so this is looking like it.
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Old 8th September 2022, 05:23 AM   #11
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Oh please, let's get it out of the way before it can ruin autumn TV.
Ha, there won't be any autumn TV. Three months of mourning.
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She looked at the new government and thought: "Time to end it"
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I wonder what we’ll get first, a new monarch or our next Prime Minister?
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She has been a great monarch possibly the greatest.
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I blame Boris, or Truss or Both
Truss will be very upset


That she will be shoved off the headlines when she has just saved the country.


I just hope that this won’t be one of those “she’s about to go” “no she’s rallied around” on going things. Just put her out of my misery.
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I'm confident God will save her. Otherwise what was all that singing for?
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She looked at the new government and thought: "Time to end it"
The jokes do write themselves.

Johnson will be furious - her dying could have given him a smokescreen for months if she’d timed it better.

Of course the big and the most important question is - do we get her funeral as a public holiday?
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You have got to be joking.
Depends on what measures you use of course.
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It could be she has already died but they want next-of-kin to make the announcement. Wonder if Harry will make his way there, too?

It will be the end of an era. A very emotional time.
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It could be she has already died but they want next-of-kin to make the announcement. Wonder if Harry will make his way there, too?

It will be the end of an era. A very emotional time.
No. Despite even my most cynical views of the royal family if she had already died they would have announced it. It will not be announced by “next of kin” it will be an official announcement released by Clarence House or Buck Palace.

Not sure on the (made up as they need it) protocol whether he assumes buck house for announcements immediately or only after a coronation.
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Huw Edwards has a black tie on. Fait accompli.
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I'm confident God will save her. Otherwise what was all that singing for?
The fascist regime
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No doubt ‘The Queen is Dead’ by The Smiths will soon shoot up the download charts.
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You have got to be joking.
I am not joking…..be very careful……you could lose your head.
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In a surprise move, Harry and Meghan seize the throne! Literally, just the throne-- they use the fuss surrounding the queen's health as cover to loot as much furniture as they can cram into a rented van. They discover there is a surprising amount of chewed gum stowed on the underside of the seat.
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Ha, there won't be any autumn TV. Three months of mourning.
With the power off to keep the costs of the government's energy price crisis scheme down.
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Of course the big and the most important question is - do we get her funeral as a public holiday?
Seems not - "As agreed by the Queen and the prime minister, the day of the funeral will be declared a day of national mourning, although a bank holiday will not be granted. " From wiki
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I have to make a general announcement.

There should be no negative comments about Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Be warned……beheadings my occur.
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BBC Radio is chuntering along in its usual manner. Afternoon concert at the moment. Sounds like the overture to Der Rosenkavalier. Pretty sure they wouldn't be playing that if there was a corpse in the palace.
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Seems not - "As agreed by the Queen and the prime minister, the day of the funeral will be declared a day of national mourning, although a bank holiday will not be granted. " From wiki
Next Friday works for me, I am getting a new bike delivered then and I wasn't expecting to get out until Saturday
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BBC Radio is chuntering along in its usual manner. Afternoon concert at the moment. Sounds like the overture to Der Rosenkavalier. Pretty sure they wouldn't be playing that if there was a corpse in the palace.
God, Radio One has changed
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BBC TV news have all jumped into black suits and black ties. ETA even the deaf translator is in black.
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She has been a great monarch possibly the greatest.
That's quite a low bar in most countries.
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Huw Edwards has a black tie on. Fait accompli.
Or, taking no chances after the Sissons débâcle.

The hoopla in this country is going to be horrendous, with the idiots and the racists currently in charge.
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I guess this allows lots of oportunity to push out less popular news from our new lunatic overlady in the coming days.
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Seems the whole extended family is heading up there apart from Harry's dad.
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