"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions > Off Topic Chat
 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 04-08-2005, 05:54 PM   #11
Chef Extraordinaire
 
middie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Cleveland,Ohio USA
Posts: 16,264
Send a message via Yahoo to middie
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ishbel
I certainly won't be watching, and I lay a bet that my reaction will be echoed throughout Scotland
ishbel the queen probably feels the same way lol. she is NOT happy about it. then again she wasn't happy about diana either.
__________________

__________________
middie is offline  
Old 04-08-2005, 06:38 PM   #12
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 4,677
They are a true example of the saying-Love is blind.
__________________

__________________
wasabi is offline  
Old 04-08-2005, 07:06 PM   #13
 
choclatechef's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA
Posts: 1,680
Quote:
Originally Posted by middie
nope not watching it. don't like him or her. i did watch it when he married diana though. watched her funeral too. but as far as camilla goes... i'd rather not see it.
I agree with you middie. I don't like either of them.

I did like Diana.
__________________
choclatechef is offline  
Old 04-08-2005, 07:47 PM   #14
Executive Chef
 
amber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA,Maine
Posts: 4,099
I never liked Prince Charles, and do not like Camilla at all. So, I will watch it on tv whenever, but only to see the farse that it is. Prince must travel from Rome, then get married, and do that at the town hall, and have a small party, without queen mom or dad in attendance, and I would guess Prince William who is ring barrer is going to have a tough go at this. Where is Harry is all this?
__________________
amber is offline  
Old 04-08-2005, 11:42 PM   #15
Head Chef
 
auntdot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 2,418
As I understand it, Chuck has lived the life of a roue.

Finally, when he became about thirty, papa Phil called him in and told him it was time to become a legal stud for a change and sire a future monarch.

"It's your job, son. We need an heir and a spare. Go to it lad."

And so Chucky was launched on a search to find a bride with royal blood who was also, well, how do I say this, pure. The royals actually, as I understand it, have the damsel examined by a royal physician to verify that status.

Has any physician ever declared a contestant not a damsel? Heck if I know, but I doubt it. (There are a lot of physicians out there who would be happy to take the place of a doc who was, well, shall we say, being too thorough.)

Anyway she had to be someone who could pass the laugh test in the maidenly category.

Charlie, having spent the better part of his adult life depleting the royal ladies of their, um, youthful status, had a problem.

Luckily he found Diana, young, pretty and apparently certifiable by the royal physician.

And so he married the fair maid, satisfied his raison d'etre, and went back to his first love, catting about, apparently whenever possible with the married Camilla.

Now C&C are going to be wed.

Will I watch it? Maybe.

Ain't no other soaps on Saturday.
__________________
auntdot is offline  
Old 04-09-2005, 06:45 PM   #16
Certified Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Posts: 3,615
I find this thing rather ridiculuous - first they live in unwedded lust then they confess publically to millions on TV then they run off and live in wedded bliss. WOW, that was amazing to hear on our news here (short version, just showed 90 second blip). I always thought the English were so conservative. Too much made over nothing. I feel for Charles' two sons.
__________________
norgeskog is offline  
Old 04-09-2005, 06:55 PM   #17
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Johnstown, Ohio
Posts: 2,525
Good Lord, Auntdot! It really is a soap opera, isn't it? Thankfully, the title of 'King' is only a ceremonial one, otherwise we all might be in trouble! Who knows what he might decide to do? Charles is wierd, no doubt about it.
__________________
DampCharcoal is offline  
Old 04-09-2005, 06:56 PM   #18
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Johnstown, Ohio
Posts: 2,525
I agree, Norge, the sons must be really p*ssed off right now!
__________________
DampCharcoal is offline  
Old 04-09-2005, 08:07 PM   #19
Executive Chef
 
amber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA,Maine
Posts: 4,099
I watched it this morning. William seemed ok at the "blessing" but Harry was a bit like ants in his pants, and Camilla looked a bit like a deer in the headlights as well at times. Must have been an interesting reception. Oh to be a fly on the wall. The queen also looked a bit uneasy.
__________________
amber is offline  
Old 04-09-2005, 09:02 PM   #20
Traveling Welcome Wagon
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Somewhere, US
Posts: 15,919
This is a quote from an MSNBC story today: "The wedding capped a decades-long love affair that endured the prince's first marriage to Princess Diana and constant tabloid scrutiny." Isn't it nice to know (for those who don't know me, yes I am being facetious) that their affair "endured" his marriage to Princess Diana? I could definitely have thought of a better way to put that! Sheesh!

Barbara
__________________

__________________
Barbara L is offline  
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.