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    I do say with regards to your thread old bean.......One is not amused. :rofl:
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    We pay 72p per person towards the Royal Family A YEAR. In return, they bring tourism to the country which stimulates our economy in many way.
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    Why don't you storm the palace and shoot them all for the atrocious crimes they've committed? Then you can introduce this hippy socialist **** like Soviet Russia so the povos can live happily.x
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    (Original post by Pitch)
    Why should we give them millions every year?
    the royal family is now nothing more than a tourist attraction, its almost like paying tax to disneyland london
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    Why do we need to pay anything if they bring in soooo much.
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    (Original post by Kiwiguy)
    As has been said before, the royal family do pay for all their own affairs out of their money - this money is made up by their private wealth (from business such as duchy biscuits) and a grant from the government.

    The royal family actually pays more to the treasury in tax than it takes out, so what is the problem?
    Yay, so basically the situation I described exists? Well that's good. I was playing devil's advocate anyhow.
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    (Original post by big-boss-91)
    the royal family is now nothing more than a tourist attraction, its almost like paying tax to disneyland london
    Except Mickey Mouse doesn't host a whole bunch of state functions now does he?

    (Original post by Installation)
    Yay, so basically the situation I described exists? Well that's good. I was playing devil's advocate anyhow.
    You sly thing you...
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    I am not sure whether I respect people who live off other people's hard work.
    So no.
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    (Original post by Blutarsky)
    We pay 72p per person towards the Royal Family A YEAR. In return, they bring tourism to the country which stimulates our economy in many way.
    Fail.
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    The royal family keeps those tabloid papers going. Those tabloid papers are firms that pay taxes on their revenues and employ people who have turds for brains; people who would otherwise be unemployed.

    The royal family is a big part of British tourism. The queen's face is on every mug, shirt and thong in the land. Only a living person can have such an effect. That is exactly why the french don't have Marie Antoinette on their underpants.

    People actually come to see the changing of the guard from across the world( its sad, i know). And no, if the royal family did not exist the whole grand image of Britain would not exist which would affect tourism. Buckingham palace, Windsor castle are reminders of a living albeit inactive monarchy and hence have such appeal for tourists.

    Monarchy at 66p per person is profitable.
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    (Original post by T.I.)
    You just agreed with me?

    Replace them with know one. We dont need a royal familly or anytihngl ike that. We have a government, thats all we need.

    We would be millions better of without a royal familly as the money saved on keeping them spongers would far exceed that of a drop in revenue.
    A President as head of state would cost just as much, if not more. Moron.

    These threads have been done to death. If you're a republican use the search function and read the many, many other threads on this exact same topic.
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    (Original post by Reformed2010)
    Fail.
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    (Original post by Blutarsky)
    You failed to tell me what I won. A cup? is that all I get for pointing out the obvious?
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    (Original post by hedfunk)
    A President as head of state would cost just as much, if not more. Moron.

    These threads have been done to death. If you're a republican use the search function and read the many, many other threads on this exact same topic.

    We would not need a president! Have a PM, thats it!
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    (Original post by T.I.)
    We would not need a president! Have a PM, thats it!
    The PM is the Prime Minister to the head of state. All countries need a HoS, which would do the same duties that the queen does, therefore needing large funding.
 
 
 
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