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Prince Harry's Nazi uniform

  1. Jan 13, 2005 #1
    The 3rd in line to the English throne, prince Harry, has caused an outcry by wearing a nazi uniform to a fancy dress party. (He is going away to Sandhurst to train as an army officer in May, perhaps there is a connection?).
    He is a known prankster, but is this just a harmless bit of fun?
     
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  3. Jan 13, 2005 #2
    Forget about the uniform. I just want to know from a reliable source (you? :eek: ) whether he is, you know, a bastard son.
     
  4. Jan 13, 2005 #3
    Nah, I've never heard any rumours of that kind, but its not the kind of thing I'd take a lot of notice of if I did hear it.
     
  5. Jan 13, 2005 #4

    selfAdjoint

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    There's a supermarket tabloid that had asserted he wasn't Charles' son. But those rags, excepting the Enquirer, are totally without cred.
     
  6. Jan 13, 2005 #5
    You're not thinking of Harry Potter, are you? He's a right annoying little b******, and no mistake.
     
  7. Jan 13, 2005 #6
    I heard he was 12th.

    The Bob (2004 ©)

    P.S. It was a harmless bit off fun and the media invaded his private life. It may not have been the right thing to do by any stretch of the imagination but we as the public should not judge when we do not like being judged ourselves.
     
  8. Jan 13, 2005 #7
    Once again the media has blown everything out of proportion. Who cares if he dressed as a Nazi? Nazis are a part of history. Would there be the same outcry if one of the Bush daughters dressed as a confederate soldier? It was a sh$tty costume anyway.
     
  9. Jan 13, 2005 #8

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    A confederate soldier's uniform isn't in the same league as a Nazi uniform. I'm sure this was just a prank, but it was idiotic at best.
     
  10. Jan 13, 2005 #9

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    It's a little different. The confederates didn't have a lot of hate behind them the way the nazis did. Wearing a nazi uniform would be a little bit more like wearing a KKK uniform.

    Anyway, I don't think it's a big deal. He probably just went a little too far with a joke. The media would cut him just as bad if he dresses as an abortion doctor for halloween - basically just medical clothes, rubber gloves, and a coat hanger :tongue:
     
  11. Jan 13, 2005 #10

    Actually if you look objectivelly at Harry, he does not look either like long nosed Diana or that red pumpkin Charles.Instead he looks exactly like that Hewitt fella,hmmm... :confused: what gives ?good night :zzz: :zzz: :zzz:
     
  12. Jan 13, 2005 #11
    Remember when anemia was the only sign of royal inbreeding? Now we have diminished mental facilities. Wearing that costume was, in my opinion, one of the stupidest moves I've ever seen. Even I put more thought into something before I do it.

    "If I'd known you were coming I'd a baked a kike"~A. Hitler
     
  13. Jan 13, 2005 #12

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    It makes you wonder what the royal advisors do all day.
     
  14. Jan 13, 2005 #13
    "They keep the sun out of my eyes" said the young prince goofily.
    "No, your highness, royal ADvisors, not royal Visors." corrected the tabloid reporter.
    "OFF WITH YOUR HEAD!" replied the prince.
     
  15. Jan 13, 2005 #14

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    Perhaps you mean hemophilia ? :smile:

    Royal pedigree is an anachronism. I would much rather the whole thing be done away with.
     
  16. Jan 13, 2005 #15
    OFF WITH YOUR HEAD!
     
  17. Jan 13, 2005 #16
    If i don't get at least one lol on that one I'm gonna throw a fit. Or was it just one of those stupid things that makes me laugh out loud and everyone else roll their eyes?
     
  18. Jan 13, 2005 #17
    lol!


    :uhh:
     
  19. Jan 13, 2005 #18

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    LOL :rolleyes:

    There. Now you have TWO of them!!11
     
  20. Jan 14, 2005 #19
    :rolleyes: *rollseyes* :rolleyes:

    Sucka!
     
  21. Jan 14, 2005 #20
    This article doesn't even deserve to be in the media, it's so pointless, why do all you anglophones get so upset every time nazi's come up. So what? Someone can dress as an axe murderer and get away with it but a swastika on your shoulder and your branded for life.

    ****** Westerners
     
  22. Jan 14, 2005 #21
    *Tries new lipstick <smack>, brushes hair, curses high-heels in general, straightens skirt*

    Stiff upper lip huh? Cute.

    *Remove fluff from thigh, looks up"

    Been doing time?
     
  23. Jan 14, 2005 #22
    Uh... you look great, honey. Look, I'm going to be out late tonight, a thing with some of the guys, y'know? So don't wait up, okay? ...Honey? ... Uhh, what are you doing with that frying pan, babe?
     
  24. Jan 14, 2005 #23

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    Okay, since I don't follow the new about the British royal family, what was the occassion he wore this outfit for? Was he supposed to be wearing a proper suit, or was this for a costume party? Smurf's point that you can dress as an axe murderer for a costume party is a good one. Afterall, depending on the theme, finding a good scary costume may have been just what was required, and a Nazi uniform would qualify as a scary costume. The idea of costumes is to dress as something you're not. Now, if this was a formal event, and he was supposed to be wearing a regular suit, then this would be cause for shock. It's probably really hard to get into much mischief growing up under public scrutiny as he has. Give him a little leeway to be a stupid kid once in a while. And for being a stupid kid, I recommend my usual punishment, the 10 page essay.
     
  25. Jan 14, 2005 #24

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    moonbear:
    It was a "natives&colonials"-costume party.
     
  26. Jan 14, 2005 #25

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    Natives and colonials? Those royalty sure come up with lame themes for costume parties! In that case, the kid was off his rocker completely. It doesn't even fit the theme! I guess he really was going for shock value (or was he costumed as a skinhead...we've got them over here in the "colonies.") Okay, a 10 page essay isn't punishment enough. For that level of stupidity, it's a 50 page report on atrocities committed by the Nazi party and modern social issues associated with Nazi symbols, 12 point Times font, double-spaced, 1 inch margins...and I'm going to check every page with a ruler (hey, I know all those font and margin tricks, no using Geneva font because it takes more space, or making the margins just a tad larger than 1 inch). :devil:
     
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