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Old 04-27-2011, 08:29 AM   #1
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Would you Trade Places with Prince William/Kate Middleton?

Guys, you could be young again, have sex with Kate Middleton every night, fly helicopters, and probably be king of England.

Ladies, you could fit into a size 6 dress, have a pair of perky dimples, and own 1,000 sets of shoes.

OTOH, your life would be uber-scheduled, with activities and places you had to be almost all the time.

Assume, for the purposes of your decision, that your spouse or significant other is not part of the equation.
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Flying helicopters is so overrated...
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To be stuck in a "golden birdcage", not having to want for anything but also having expectations on every moment of my life for the rest of my life (regardless of the good I could do, for others?)

No thanks...
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Can we do this on a part time basis, especially with respect to sex with Kate?
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Ladies, you could fit into a size 6 dress, have a pair of perky dimples, and own 1,000 sets of shoes.
In the interest of full disclosure, she is a European size six, which is apparently an American size two.

Kate Middleton squeezes into the size zero debate | Mail Online
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In the interest of full disclosure, she is a European size six, which is apparently an American size two.

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In the interest of full disclosure, she is a European size six, which is apparently an American size two.

Kate Middleton squeezes into the size zero debate | Mail Online

Well, that explains it.... she did not look like a '6' to me...
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Unlike Diana, at least we Kate-wannabes wouldn't have to be virgins for this one:

Nation & World | UK royal bride's virginity no longer an issue | Seattle Times Newspaper

But I'm not wearing a crown if servants aren't part of the deal.

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Well, that explains it.... she did not look like a '6' to me...
Even big ol' Kirstie Alley claims to be a size 6 (http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf...size-6_1214635) so in US sizing, Kate Middleton must be fitting into a newborn infant size.
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And leave my wife and kids? Pass.
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Guys, you could be young again, have sex with Kate Middleton every night, fly helicopters, and probably be king of England.

Ladies, you could fit into a size 6 dress, have a pair of perky dimples, and own 1,000 sets of shoes.

OTOH, your life would be uber-scheduled, with activities and places you had to be almost all the time.

Assume, for the purposes of your decision, that your spouse or significant other is not part of the equation.
I'd probably trade with anybody who is 29 - - that would be 33 more years of life ahead of me than I presently have. So what if a few of them were taken up with required activities?

I would love to just magically have Kate's figure, too.

When it comes to sleeping with Prince William, I would have to just close my eyes and think of England. He is so unappealing. I'm sure I would be expected to bear children (there goes the figure! ) but I would have lots of nannies so that would help.

Maybe I could win over the press by giving 999 pairs of shoes to the poor shoeless masses. Well, maybe 998 since I suppose that she can't really wear running shoes to the Royal Wedding.
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Nope, you get to bring them.
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BTW: If I had to trade lives with a Brit, it would be Sir Paul McCartney, not Prince Willy.
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I'll admit that I will be watching the wedding. I'm going to DVR it and watch it later in the morning. I watched Chuck and Di's wedding and cried through the whole thing.

I would not trade places with either of them. While the British love their royalty I think it's horrible to do this to real people. William was born to be the future King and he had no choice in the matter. Kate at least has a choice to marry him or not. I would not trade my privacy, independence, autonomy and free will to be a wealthy tourist attraction.

It would drive me crazy to always have so many people around, telling you what your schedule is, how to dress, how to behave. I would not like having security people and paparazzi and worrying about why I need protection.

I think William is a much better catch than Charles. At least William seems honest and decent where Charles seems to have a very unappealing character. He married an aristocratic virgin to fulfill his requirements and then continued to cheat on her with his married former lover. Bad form.

I would not want to be a royal public figure. You have to live every minute of your life concerned about what other people think of you.
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Even big ol' Kirstie Alley claims to be a size 6 (Kirstie Alley | Kirstie Alley Slims Down To Size 6 | Contactmusic) so in US sizing, Kate Middleton must be fitting into a newborn infant size.


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No way! I would love to do some of the traveling that I am sure they will do, but not under their circumstances.
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Kate Middleton must be fitting into a newborn infant size.
Are you speaking of my DW?

Her wedding gown (along with her other clothes, at the time) were a size 2 (petite, only being 4'11").

While she has "grown" over the last 40+ years (haven't we all - or at least most of us), I still would not trade her in for a "new Kate"; we've gone through too much, together ...
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I'd probably trade with anybody who is 29 - - that would be 33 more years of life ahead of me than I presently have. So what if a few of them were taken up with required activities?
No thanks. I prefer quality of life over quantity. Those required activities along with no privacy are a deal breaker.
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