Prince Philip Has Died

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Mr. Laser Beam, Apr 9, 2021.

  1. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

    May 10, 2005
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    74 years of marriage. WOW. Just think about that for a minute...
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  2. Admiral2

    Admiral2 Admiral Admiral

    Sep 14, 2004
    My condolences to Her Majesty and the Commonwealth.
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  3. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

    Feb 7, 2006
    99 years old...we should all be so lucky.

    Rest in Peace, sir.
  4. Owain Taggart

    Owain Taggart Vice Admiral Admiral

    Nov 30, 2009
    Northern Ontario, Canada
    My Grandfather was an RCMP officer and in 1954, he was selected among others officers, to escort Prince Philip on a solo trip to Canada.

    RIP. It feels like the end of an era.
  5. TedShatner10

    TedShatner10 Commodore Commodore

    Oct 27, 2007
    Newsflash, this just in: Prince Phillip is still dead!

    Joking at news coverage aside this is still poignant news, as completely inevitable as it was, considering his exceptionally advanced age and long stay in hospital (most likely going home on palliative care after his worsening heart condition was a foregone conclusion).

    Sincere condolences to his family and friends.
  6. Oddish

    Oddish Rear Admiral Commodore

    Sep 7, 2020
    Condolences to her Majesty. Many people don't even live 74 years... those two were married for that length of time.
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  7. Gryffindorian

    Gryffindorian Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jan 9, 2002
    My condolences to the Queen and the Royal Family.
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  8. Kirby

    Kirby Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Mar 16, 2003
    Alt: 5280
    As my grandfather used to say, he used all of the runway. RIP, Prince Philip.
  9. Oddish

    Oddish Rear Admiral Commodore

    Sep 7, 2020
    Bummer that he didn't make 100, though. It would probably have been quite the bash.
  10. J.T.B.

    J.T.B. Rear Admiral Premium Member

    Jun 14, 2005
    I am not a big fan of royalty and monarchical institutions, but he was a WW2 combat veteran, was devoted to carrying out his role, and continued in public duties in to his mid-90s, and I respect him for that.

    Many of us grew up knowing people of that generation. With the death of my grandmother two weeks ago, all the people I knew personally who lived through the Depression and WW2 times are gone, so maybe I am more sensitive that usual, but I was really sorry to hear about the death Philip.
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  11. Delta Vega

    Delta Vega Commodore Commodore

    Nov 17, 2011
    The Great Barrier
    A fucking parasite, like the rest of the Royals, and a racist to boot
    The faux grief being extended for this guy is beyond belief.
    The BBC have been ramming his death down our throats on every channel for two days now.
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