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March 31, 2011

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Man, I gotta say, that was just creepy!

queen gym vertical 100What was, Lamar?

Are you kidding, Clancy? You didn’t see who was just here?

No, I was watching that Lady Gaga video on the big screen. Who was it?

Queen Elizabeth.

She was NOT!

Was too!

That IS strange. I don’t think she’s even a member here! What did she do?

She told me this machine is “jolly good for one’s quadriceps.”

Wow. Did you say anything to her?

Yeah, I said, “Who died and made you queen?”

That sounds about right. I’m guessing she won’t be back.

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth watches students study fitness tests in action, as people ride static bikes in a classroom, during a visit to City and Islington College, in north London March 30, 2011. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

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She just doesn’t look “Queenly”.

Now THIS is a Queen: http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 11/03/16/give-us-a-big-smile-your-majest y/

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

look at the two students in background, probably thinking
“Will she ever ride one of these” :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

The first girl is probably thinking…. maybe if I show that I am paying attention, she would be impressed and lemme take a pic with Prince Goofy, who MUST be here in the background!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Only one word comes to mind; awkward. The Queen (with no disrespect meant) has no clue what’s going on. The students have their Queen standing there watching what they do so they are trying not to look like ponces. And since they are riding static bikes every time anyone moves they shock everyone else around them. Yes, very awkward.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Oh. I thought this was a QEII photobomb.
Whoops, silly me.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Give a monarch a break! She’s darned near 85 years old and I think it’s great that she’s still getting out out and about!

Posted by Moonshine | Report as abusive

She’s thinking “Is THIS all that my patronage gets me? Where’s Mr. Fab Abs? Where’s all the sweaty hunks?”

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Maybe she’s just waiting her turn? I wonder what song is going through her mind …

“The wheels on the bus go round and round, …” :-)

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

@justCAM.. LOL, and you know everyone who read that in their head sang it in the voice of the Queen. :D

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

AARRGHhhh! I can’t believe Mr. Spam Filter ate my haiku! I hope he chokes on it!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Actually the voice in my head sang it in the voice of Mrs. Doubtfire, but it was almost the same thing…you know, uncomfortable and a little surreal.

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

No dice, Jazz…. Mr. S.F. has eaten nothing today.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

OOOKay, then. One.. more.. time!

Waiting patiently
for her turn on the bike, the
Queen is bored to tears

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Lol, Jazz!! Loved the choking comment.. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

May I?

Attempting haiku
to fit in with Spin and Jazz
very hard work i say

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Queen visit at gym,
But wait, its not the band -
It’s just Goofy’s ma.

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

even Shra can’t get excited about those shoes! Nice take on the Paddington Bear hat the Queen Mum is sporting. With the coat and that lovely handbag, HRH is looking a bit like one of Monty Python’s pepperpots!

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive