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The Queen Didn’t Sit On The Iron Throne And Now Everyone’s Upset

This is crueler than anything Joffrey did.

1. Here’s the constitutional monarch of 16 realms of the 53-member Commonwealth of Nations visiting the Game of Thrones set.

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2. And all anyone wanted was for one thing to happen.

The Queen stepped away from the Iron Throne and the entire newsroom booed hysterically

— jessicaelgot (@Jessica Elgot)

7. And for a split second, it looked like it might actually happen…

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9. But it didn’t.

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10. Damn.

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Still, she thought about it

— julesmattsson (@Jules Mattsson)

The Queen *knows* the internet would explode if she sat on that throne. She is saving us from ourselves.

— saramegan (@Sara Barnard)

Bet Charles would have sat on it.

— imbadatlife (@Luke Bailey)

THE QUEEN OF FREAKING ENGLAND JUST STOOD THERE STARING AT THE IRON THRONE AND DIDN'T SIT ON IT ARE YOU KIDDING ME???

— ryanpbroderick (@Ryan Broderick)

15. And now all we can do is wonder about what we could have had.

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