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beer is not good enough
« on: April 26, 2011, 06:13:03 AM »
Well, I never.  It appears that I shan't be attending the Royal Wedding.  Suds have been banned from the reception because, "beer is not fit to be served in the presence of the queen."  Hmph.   :-[
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2011, 06:21:27 AM »
I will be SO glad when this wedding is over. It's nothing but a bunch of overly rich people, who got that way at the expense of the working class, riding around in fancy carriages. Who cares?

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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2011, 07:18:30 AM »
Well at least she is pleasant to look at.

When I was a kid, we were on a Boy Scout canoe trip when Charles and Di were married.  We had two older scouts from England with us on the trip, and they stopped doing everything to sit around the radio and listen to the wedding ceremony.  It was the most bizzarre thing I had ever seen in my few years.
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Re: beer is not good enough
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2011, 07:42:05 AM »
I'm always amazed that the British people are willing to pay for all that royal nonsense. These Kings and Queens and whatnot sound really expensive.

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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2011, 07:49:08 AM »
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  Well at least she is pleasant to look at.

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Re: beer is not good enough
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2011, 08:09:32 AM »
Saw this on Beer Advocate, it's pretty maddening.  I wasn't planning to watch the wedding anyway.  It's too bad the mass produced beers like Bud gave beer such a bad name.
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« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2011, 08:47:25 AM »
Maybe this is what made them change their mind

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« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2011, 09:15:09 AM »
What bothers me is we kicked their ass so we wouldn't have to listen to this nonsense, yet here we are. 
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« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2011, 09:58:58 AM »
The boy's godfather is quite British, but I don't know if they're planning on watching the thing or not. I do know, however, that when my wife found out about the marriage she just about flipped a wig, apparently a large portion of off-hours during her middle- and high-school was all about who would marry prince what's his name.

I had a former colleague who met William at some mutual friend's birthday party. That's just a whole other world - they had it on some enormous castle grounds, and had some craftsman do up miniature hot-air balloons to hang tea lights from to provide lighting, I s*** you not.

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Re: beer is not good enough
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2011, 10:39:56 AM »
I for one agree.  "Good beer is not fit to be served in the presence of a lowly, powerless queen.  Let them have wine."

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« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2011, 10:43:26 AM »
Nothing makes the Weaze sicker than celebrity gossip, unless it's royal family gossip. Get this rap over with, and move on people. I can't believe anyone really gives a rats lower intestinal tract.
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« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2011, 10:49:06 AM »
You would think the House of Windsor would be true to their roots. 
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« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2011, 11:22:30 AM »
I didn't care at all about the royals and what they're doing, but now my opinion has gone from ambivalent to low.  It's not that they don't want beer there, but why be a snob about it?  Just say "these are the drinks we're serving", none of this "that entire category of beverage is not fit to be served".  Aren't these people supposed to have impeccable manners?
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« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2011, 11:39:56 AM »
So there won't be beer at the hitchin. The proletariat will go through it like gangbusters, and I'm sure all the breweries have been working overtime to provide them their suds.

Well let's hope the marriage lasts. If it ends in divorce Kate probably will turn up dead like Di. Just sayin. I predicted Diana's assassination after she and Dodi Fayed got together and tabloid rumors of a pregnancy arose.

Wish that one hadn't come true. But, my eyes were further opened.

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« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2011, 11:53:55 AM »
So there won't be beer at the hitchin. The proletariat will go through it like gangbusters, and I'm sure all the breweries have been working overtime to provide them their suds.

Well let's hope the marriage lasts. If it ends in divorce Kate probably will turn up dead like Di. Just sayin. I predicted Diana's assassination after she and Dodi Fayed got together and tabloid rumors of a pregnancy arose.

Wish that one hadn't come true. But, my eyes were further opened.



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