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Harry again.

(35 Posts)
JO4 Mon 27-Aug-12 22:01:12

I think it's sad if he has had to delete his facebook page

vampirequeen Mon 27-Aug-12 22:12:03

It's unfair that he can't do what other young men do. I'm sure there were lots of young men in rooms with young ladies that particular night but no one is interested in them. He's not married or in a long term relationship so he's a free agent in the world of romance.

Joan Tue 28-Aug-12 06:19:43

His army mates are showing solidarity with him:

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2194521/Nude-Year-honours-Prince-Harry--Facebook-group-strips-support-party-loving-royal-naked-photos-furore.html

JessM Tue 28-Aug-12 07:21:00

I know you love your royals J04 this really does not deserve 2 threads does it?

vampirequeen Tue 28-Aug-12 09:00:12

I'm not a royalist but I do feel sorry for the lad and I'm glad the squaddies are supporting him. At least he's got the right to wear a uniform at ceremonies unlike some of the his male and female relatives. He's been in Afghanistan and risked his life. I know William is in the forces but I don't think Anglesey can be seen in the same light as Afghanistan.

He's a wealthy, good looking young man. A Hurray Henry but that's how he's been brought up. It's not as if he ran down the street naked or committed some crime. Everyone has the right to some privacy. We have become a nation of voyeurs thanks to the media.

JO4 Tue 28-Aug-12 09:28:45

jess - I was wondering the same! Why did I do this?! grin

JO4 Tue 28-Aug-12 09:30:04

Never mind. It's just a bit of fun. Something that does sometimes seem to be lacking on Gransnet these days.

JO4 Tue 28-Aug-12 09:31:05

Joan that is great! Thank you for putting that up! grin

jeni Tue 28-Aug-12 10:54:55

Soooo funny! Judge and I in stitches!

Notsogrand Tue 28-Aug-12 12:54:58

Joan that's great! Thank goodness for a sense of humour! grin

Greatnan Tue 28-Aug-12 14:09:30

Well, I do try to introduce some fun with my jokes. grin

glammanana Tue 28-Aug-12 15:48:51

Thanks for the link Joan what a laugh we have had at least we can see that our lovely boys and girls over there are having a bit of light relief from their daily routines.
Its a shame William cannot go and serve in combat zones but that is the law of the land and he has said he would be pleased to go with his regiment,he does however do a very important job on Anglesey and it has been reported he has contributed to many life saving missions saving people who have been swept out to sea and people who have been hurt on mountains,so well done to him.

absentgrana Wed 29-Aug-12 08:09:40

Glammanana I don't think there is actually a law that prevents Prince William from serving in a combat zone. It's just custom that he should not be put deliberately at risk. Also, his presence would increase the danger to other soldiers, just as Prince Harry's did once the news broke that he was in Afghanistan. He should not be allowed to go again and make things more difficult for real soldiers.
Of course, in the past, kings and princes fought on battlefields and had they not done so, would soon have been booted out in favour of someone else.

matson Wed 29-Aug-12 19:15:03

amazing pics and shows the british sense of humour that a lot of people seem to have lost these days!he,s a young man not doing any one any harm, leave him be!

nanaej Wed 29-Aug-12 19:46:00

I have shared that picture this morning on my Facebook! Very funny. I don't care one way or another about Harry but what I get fed up with is the general public feeling they need to run to his defence!
If people feel the need to defend a foolish young man choose one who does not have a huge PR team & money enough to sort out his silliness! i am sure there are plenty of others!

JO4 Wed 29-Aug-12 21:12:46

No one "feels the need to run to his defence".

Why should he be a "foolish young man" because he enjoys himself at a private party? confused

JO4 Wed 29-Aug-12 21:13:09

Some people on Gransnet need to loosen their corsets a bit.

nanaej Wed 29-Aug-12 21:30:10

JO4 you gunning for me tonight! What have I done! But perhaps you not really talking aout me..never worn a corset and I can party better than Harry! wink

JO4 Wed 29-Aug-12 21:33:57

The corset remark was aimed at no one in particular.

Just something I've been thinking of saying for some time now. (cos |I think it's true) smile

Vonnie Thu 30-Aug-12 01:36:35

My son is in the Army Air Corps and has been on tour with Harry.
He is just a normal serviceman letting his hair down.
I just wish the press would leave him alone.

NfkDumpling Thu 30-Aug-12 07:34:02

The trouble is he may want to be a normal service man, but his parentage won't allow it. I don't know if a third in line or whatever he is, would be allowed to abdicate? And would he really want to live in obscurity on a serviceman's pay? I'm afraid he's doomed, doomed to be famous poor lad.

absentgrana Thu 30-Aug-12 10:49:00

I think the "poor lad" has quite a few compensations. Why do people talk about this man, who must be approaching 30, as if he is just a boy? Is it because he acts so irresponsibly so much of the time? I bet he likes lighting farts as well as taking his clothes off in front of other people.

NfkDumpling No one could stop him from "abdicating" i.e. removing himself from the line of succession However, this would not give him the opportunity to be a normal service man because the threat of abduction in order to put pressure on his grandmother/father/brother (whoever was the reigning monarch at the time) would remain.

goldengirl Thu 30-Aug-12 17:24:31

I think he's a good lad at heart but it's time for him to grow up. He's getting to be a pain in the proverbial.

Nonu Thu 30-Aug-12 18:12:32

I am considering loosening my corsets , just wonder would it be a good move .[grin grin grin grin flag flag]

JO4 Thu 30-Aug-12 18:14:59

Nonu! blush grin