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April 6, 2011

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Blog Guy, I know you must have a lot of inside information about the upcoming royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. The security around them must be incredible. Where could they possibly be finding privacy? Do you know?

kate window 260Yes, but I’m not sure how to tell you without also leaking it to a lot of other people.

Why don’t you just put it in your blog? Nobody reads that.

Okay, but prepare to be amazed. Kate and William are living in a shop window, dressed as mannequins in bridal outfits.

No way!

Way. Thousands of people pass by every day, never suspecting what they’re actually seeing.

That’s just incredible. Do they EVER leave the window?

Sure, some days they go out to earn some money for their wedding, just like any other young couple.

lookalike kate chicken 300Earn money? What could the most recognizable couple in England possibly do to earn money without attracting mobs all around them?

Hmmmm. Is it still safe to write it in my blog without anybody seeing it?

Trust me, that will always be safe, Blog Guy. Go on.

Well, they’re picking up some easy cash as Kate and William lookalikes. It’s just too tempting to pass up.

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Top: A woman looks at a charity shop window display showing masked mannequins depicting Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton wearing bridal outfits, in Loughborough, central England, April 4, 2011. The couple will marry at Westminster Abbey on April 29.  REUTERS/Darren Staples

Left: A woman walks past the display. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Right: Lookalikes of Kate Middleton and Britain’s Prince William eat chicken in a fast food restaurant during a media event in London, April 1, 2011.    REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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Comments

I think you are getting just as obsessed as Skeres, BG… you kow with the wedding and all… you sure thats a good thing? I mean, you know, with your delicate mental balance and all… dont want a restraining order now, do you?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

I’m not obsessed at all, Shra. Just pandering to readers.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Hmmm, is it real? Or is it Memorex? Care factor: 10^-23.

Just give me donuts.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

ARRRRRRRRRRGGHHH now that’s…that’s….ah leave it! :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

I don’t know what currency symbol that is. I don’t believe it’s the euro so I am just going to take a stab and say that sammich costs one pound sixty nine pence. Or bits. Sixty nine bits. Which at todays currency exchange rate I believe comes to around six hundred U.S. dollars. I think I will stick with doughnuts.

Is that the Travelocity gnome in the window?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Is it my impression or is the Prince depicted with grey hair??

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive
 

First, I appreciate the pandering to certain readers. Only 23 more days until the wedding. :)

Second, at the risk of being tazed, I will confirm that the symbol with the sandwich is indeed the symbol for British Pounds. Don’t think of this as anything educational, just a confirmation of a hunch.

And I know why Shra is really upset. There are no shoes visible in these pictures!

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive
 

Thank you Skeres… zapppp!!!!!
There, now I feel better…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Good grief. William is morphing into Charles. Let’s hope Kate doesn’t morph into Cam.

Posted by slick9 | Report as abusive
 

Travelocity gnome AND the Taco Bell chihuahua! Is this a hint as to the Royal Honeymoon plans?

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

@Shra, confirmations on hunches get zapped also? There needs to be a memo put out on all the different criteria for zaps. Then a board meeting. With doughnuts. All board meetings have to be done with doughnuts.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Be careful ifly A memo explaining the criteria sounds awful close to learning. As for the meeting – Blueberry Donuts?

Posted by inebgreen | Report as abusive
 

Ineb, would they be Xanax sprinkled too? How I love my Xanax…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

@slick9: great one, but we’re not that advanced to create horses out of humans… :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

Shra – Absolutely – Blueberry Donuts with Xanax medi-sprinkles.

Posted by inebgreen | Report as abusive
 

@Spin, armed and dangerous! Sorry, couldn’t resist. :p

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

That’s not a cut-out of William. It’s obviously Josh Gates, of Destination Truth. Wait! Epiphany! Josh Gates is really William! I can’t believe I didn’t realize it before.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

No, Spin, I haven’t seen them together. Therefore, I think Destination Truth needs to investigate. This seems worthy of Josh Gates’s investiagtive talents. . . . Oh, bugger!

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

@Spin, do we get yo-yos then! :D

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

“Mediocre Fred”

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