A Conversation for Organising a Congratulations Card from the UK Sovereign

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Post 1

il viaggiatore

only british citizens?

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Post 2

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Yes, sorry.

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Post 3

Sierra Indigo - now Cheesecakethulhu flavoured

I thiiiiiink peoples from the colonies may be able to do it. Maybe. Coz I know a couple of people over here who've gotten the letter/card thingy from the Queen. Or something.

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Post 4

il viaggiatore

how about former colonies?

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Post 5

Red (and a bit grey) Dog

Well the Queen is still the Head of State of Australia so I guess there must be a process ...... but I'll have to wait 58 years for my birthday and 55 years for my wedding anniversary cards smiley - sadface

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Post 6


Maybe it should say in the entry that it generally only applies to Poms.

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Post 7

Red (and a bit grey) Dog

I think it would be better if it said "Colonials need not apply" smiley - winkeye

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Post 8


smiley - erm But colonials can apply probably, just not complete randoms.

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You can apply for a message from Her Majesty as a citizen of any of the following realms or UK Overseas Territories:

Antigua and Barbuda; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Canada; Grenada; Jamaica; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands; St. Christopher and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Tuvalu; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

UK Overseas Territories: Anguilla; Bermuda; British Antarctic Territory; British Indian Ocean Territory; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Falkland Islands; Gibraltar; Montserrat; Pitcairn Group of Islands; St. Helena and its dependencies; South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands; Sovereign Base Areas of Cyprus (air bases); Turks and Caicos Islands

smiley - cheers

The Apprentice

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Post 10


smiley - laugh Oh, Australia is on the list! smiley - cheers

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Post 11

Phoenician Trader

Bods from Oz apply to the Govenor of the State in which they reside.

These are the rules for South Australia.


Here are the rules for the Commonwealth


smiley - lighthouse

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Post 12

paulh, hiding under my bed

Nice article, Galaxy Babe. smiley - ok

My parents celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last year, and have their 70th coming up. As far as I know, no one of any great authority sent them a nice card. The catch is that they're Americans. 140 years ago, in San Francisco, there was a guy who called himself the Emperor of the United States. He was clearly crazy, but it might have been a nice touch to continue the tradition as a pure entertainment. Imagine getting a nice birthday or anniversary card from him. smiley - smiley

(I think the U.S, President sends you a card when you turn 100, but I don't think anniversaries are on the menu)

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