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Lolo

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  1. On 11/15/2022 at 9:05 PM, karbatal said:

    I don’t feel interest for Tiktok either. I prefer tumblr to have a laugh and instagram to pass the time. I read Twitter to know what’s happening (and porn :chuckle: ).

    I still have my tumblr account. It’s so peaceful there. 🤣 though I noticed a lot of people returned in the last two weeks, at least in the bubble I’m active. It’s interesting. 

  2. 51 minutes ago, Jazzy Jan said:

    @Kim @Lolo   and all fans of Succession.   This made me laugh.  Succession does British politics 

     

    :lmao: Love it. 
     

    there is a series on Sky right now that’s called ‘This England’ and it’s about Boris Johnson’s time as PM. I only watched two episodes but I quite liked it. It’s based around Brexit and COVID. All these things happening and he is quoting Shakespeare and tales from Greek mythology, I thought it was hilarious. Extremely entertaining. 

  3. On 10/7/2022 at 8:54 PM, karbatal said:

    Uk was always boycotting the EU just like nowadays Poland and Hungary are being assholes. The UK was always moaning and always getting special treatment. If they ever want to join again unless they get incredibly rich or have something very valuable to offer they will join the club with far worse conditions.

    Time to start a new European alliance with countries willing to work together and see the bigger picture. 

  4. 17 minutes ago, karbatal said:

    But that’s not history that’s entertainment 

    How do you draw the line? If people would differentiate between the two, there would be no history because nothing would have ever been written down eloquently, with some luck you would have bullet points of who went where. We would not know of the Tudors, of Caesar and Cleopatra and Marc Antony, AS IF all history wasn’t partly the juiciest scandalist entertainment that people loved to talk about or write down. To the point of faking events in order to make some people look good or bad. That’s the history books you so weirdly cling to, it’s all interpretations of what other people wrote down and trying to figure out what’s true or not. 
     

    There is no absolute ,history’. What we know today, might be overthrown tomorrow. It’s very subjective to each time and society and of course to whatever sources you choose to believe or not. 
     

     

  5. 1 hour ago, karbatal said:

    No king or queen is in history books after parliamentary society was established. They can be named but since XX century history is explained through presidents and prime ministers. Nobody will explain Brexit naming this woman just like nobody will explain the 2008 economic crisis in Spain naming the King. 

    Then why movies and TV shows are made about them? Endless documentaries, mass tourism based on current and former Monarchy’s? It’s one thing to be in books as a political player and a complete other thing to be in the public consciousness. You might be right about the Monarchies in Scandinavia or Netherlands or Spain or Belgium. no one cares for those, that’s true. 😆
     

    I mean even M made a movie about Monarchy. 

  6. 9 hours ago, karbatal said:

    Well she really is part of royal history. But she is no part of history at all. Just like nobody outside the UK remembers the name of her father. At least Victoria lived through an era where decorative arts changed and middle classes arrived, so there is a Victorian era. But thst Victoria did NOTHING at all her whole life either. People crafted that era, not her. She was another witness.

    I have to disagree. It is usually not the strong suit of people to predict how their time is seen in the future. It’s particularly hard for us, who are part of a very unprecedented time of peace and prosperity in Europe after the two world wars. And I’m not speaking of individual hardships or local conflicts, they have always been part of every era in history. So we definitely can’t tell now whats going to be part of history or not. So many things factor into it. 

  7. 4 of German main/most watched programmes broadcasted the funeral for up to 9 hours. Crazy. I watched the last 70 mins or so. It might have been the last extravaganza of its kind. As someone who studied History I just eat up all the formality and heavy symbolism of the procedure. It’s like time travel. 
     

     

  8. 1 hour ago, runa said:

    Well, just read the post here - all the hate and vitriol is just insane. You would think they have done something so terrible they deserve to die. No class, mediocre, intruder, hypocrites...

    Wow. You all feel threatened or what ? 

    I would fully support the couple if they were serious about exposing the Monarchy and wanting to live a normal life. How refreshing that would be! But it’s clearly a scam. So no, they’re no better than the rest of the family and I think it’s just a normal reaction to find their behavior ridiculous. 

  9. I get Gaga level vibes of fraudulence from Meghan. Like getting all the glamour and titles and ass kissing without doing the actual work (nauseating ribbon cutting and hand shaking). She’s a bona fide imposter. 
     

    these two hypocrites with their holier than thou attitude are annoying as hell, since they want to milk the public the same way the Royals do, but pretend like they are so above it all. Lmao. 

  10. 9 minutes ago, Kim said:

    I don't think it will unfortunately. It's just too entrenched. The North Korea style enforced mourning is testament to that. They still have a high approval rating among the public (except for Scotland)

    Besides, (and English historians never like to discuss this funnily enough) They tried that once before when they killed Charles I and became a republic, then decided they didn't like it and reinstated the monarchy 🤣 

    The monarchy had trouble to maintain its status in the 20th century, where they started with full conviction and support. No way they can pull this off this time when it’s already so destabilized and shaking at the beginning. 

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