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Prince Philip needs a good remote!
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Post 1 made on Saturday October 10, 2009 at 17:55
stewie
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LONDON (AP) — He may be married to Queen Elizabeth II, but Prince Philip has the same technological troubles as millions of commoners.

The 88-year-old prince has bemoaned the complexity of television remote controls, saying attempts to record programs often end up with him lying on the floor with a flashlight, a magnifying glass and an instruction manual.

The comments came in an interview posted Saturday on Buckingham Palace's official YouTube channel.

The prince was celebrating the 50th anniversary of a design prize named for him. He said that in some areas, like television, the quality of design remained "ghastly."

The Times newspaper quoted Philip in the same interview as saying "to work out how to operate a TV set you practically have to make love to the thing."

Someone get that man a custom install!
Post 2 made on Saturday October 10, 2009 at 19:04
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I think someone across the water from the Philips camp needs to get on this right away.
"You can't fix stupid."
Post 3 made on Sunday October 11, 2009 at 11:01
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Get a footman to change the channel?
Post 4 made on Sunday October 11, 2009 at 12:45
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I think the real issue is that hes 88 and still a prince.
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Post 5 made on Sunday October 11, 2009 at 15:08
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I doubt he's too worried about that.
Post 6 made on Sunday October 11, 2009 at 16:58
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A Philips remote thats fit for a king.. so i assume it will work for a prince..

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Post 7 made on Sunday October 11, 2009 at 19:42
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Seriously, this is something Philips needs to do act on... before Logitech does. :-)
Post 8 made on Tuesday October 13, 2009 at 11:52
anyhomeneeds
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On October 11, 2009 at 19:42, Daniel Tonks said...
Seriously, this is something Philips needs to do act on... before Logitech does. :-)

Seriously, you have to copy me without quoting? ;)
"You can't fix stupid."


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