r/therewasanattempt May 15 '24

to act happy about your Royal portrait.

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u/MagicLobsterAttorney May 15 '24 edited May 15 '24

Hey, leave his subjects alone. Just because their King looks like shite, none of them deserve to be called that.

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u/fatkiddown May 15 '24

“Listen -- strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.”

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u/beerme81 May 15 '24

Be quiet!

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u/shawner47 May 15 '24

I mean, if I went 'round saying I was an emperor, just because some moistened bint had lobbed a scimitar at me, they'd put me away!

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u/monkey_trumpets May 15 '24

Haha, moistened bint.

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u/King_Moonracer003 May 15 '24

Now we see the violence inherent in the system !

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u/notanotherkrazychik May 15 '24

HELP! HELP! I'm being repressed!

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u/kobuu May 15 '24

Bloody peasant!

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u/HappyBunchaTrees May 15 '24

Oh what a give away, did you hear that?!

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u/Tejano_mambo May 15 '24

BLOODY PEASANT

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u/enkarox May 15 '24

You préfère being Depressed? XD

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u/Icy_Cricket2273 May 15 '24

You see how he’s repressing me?

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u/GlitteringAsk9077 May 16 '24

You saw that, didn't you?

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u/Rude_Priority May 15 '24

‘The word Bint doesn’t exist’ Jordan Peterson talking bollocks again.

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u/SagaciousElan May 15 '24

It exists in at least two languages that I'm aware of

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u/Rude_Priority May 15 '24

Yeah, heard him say it while listening to the ‘on brand’ podcast and went ‘wot?’

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u/Sam20599 May 15 '24

and went ‘wot?’

He said captain, I said wot? He said captain, I said wot? (He said captain, he said wot? He said captain, he said wot d'ya want?)

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u/Rude_Priority May 15 '24

Truly a sensible comment. Well done and please accept my up vote.

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u/professorbuttnutter May 15 '24

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u/Ambitious_Drop_7152 May 15 '24

Was it unexpected, though? I mean, it's not like it's the Spanish inquisition or anything.

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u/notanotherkrazychik May 15 '24

It's not like anyone was expecting that.....

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u/jetm2000 May 15 '24

Oh fine…. NOOOOOOBODY EXPECTS THE SPANISH INQUISITION! OUR CHIEF WEAPON IS SURPRISE!

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u/SirClarkus May 15 '24

SURPRISE.... AND FEAR!

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u/nauraug May 15 '24

One uh crossbeams gone askew on treadle

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u/Loko8765 May 15 '24

I didn’t expect that portrait either, it does look as if there has been a bit too much Spanish Inquisition going on.

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u/grafxguy1 May 15 '24

I don't think they were REDdy for it.

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u/Bdr1983 May 15 '24

Is Monty Python ever unexpected? There's a reference in almost anything.

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u/NotABileTitan May 15 '24

How moist was she?