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11th Feb '16 10:33:43 PM SpaceWolf
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* When Alexander VI becomes pope in ''Series/TheBorgias'' he lampshades the fact he'll now be using the royal "we". For the rest of the series he's consistent: acting as pope, he always uses "we". When privately conniving, it's "I". When he wants to have the last word with people he's privately conniving with, he switches to "we" again.

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* When Alexander VI becomes pope in ''Series/TheBorgias'' ''Series/TheBorgias'', he lampshades the fact he'll now be using the royal "we". For the rest of the series he's consistent: acting as pope, he always uses "we". When privately conniving, it's "I". When he wants to have the last word with people he's privately conniving with, he switches back to "we" again."we".
5th Feb '16 11:22:38 PM Carnildo
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* In ''Literature/TheRollingStones'', an overeager young lawyer is rebuked for using this:
--> '''Judge''': Cut out that "we" stuff, Herbert. You're neither an editor nor a potentate.
29th Jan '16 5:35:33 PM nombretomado
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* In the SvenHassel books, Gregor Martin always describes his unnamed GeneralRipper whom he served as a batman via the Royal We (''e.g.'' "my general and our monocle") right up to the moment the general commits suicide "And then we shot ourselves!" after which he's described normally.

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* In the SvenHassel Creator/SvenHassel books, Gregor Martin always describes his unnamed GeneralRipper whom he served as a batman via the Royal We (''e.g.'' "my general and our monocle") right up to the moment the general commits suicide "And then we shot ourselves!" after which he's described normally.
14th Jan '16 12:14:05 PM DannWoolf
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* In the ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'' mythos, Venom usually refers to himself as "we", since Venom is the result of a symbiote (a sentient alien costume) bonding with a human host. When a host of a symbiote ''stops'' using this, it's a sign that the symbiote has completely taken over. Or in Carnage's case, that the ''host'' has completely taken over.
4th Jan '16 10:00:28 AM Hertzyscowicz
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* Rohoph of ''VideoGame/TamingDreams'' uses the Royal We along with FloweryElizabethanEnglish. Mardek occasionally copies both, but it's not clear if he's emulating Rohoph or referring to himself and Rohoph.
13th Dec '15 3:56:18 PM nombretomado
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** [[XWingSeries Runt]] calls himself "we", and in ''Wraith Squadron'' he's specifically asked if it's a royal "we". It's [[SplitPersonality plural]].

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** [[XWingSeries [[Literature/XWingSeries Runt]] calls himself "we", and in ''Wraith Squadron'' he's specifically asked if it's a royal "we". It's [[SplitPersonality plural]].
17th Oct '15 6:58:20 PM nombretomado
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* ThePope once used the Royal We as well, until Pope John Paul I (August 26, 1978 - September 28, 1978) broke with tradition and ceased its usage along with other royal symbols of the papacy (the sedan chair, the papal crown and coronation, et al.).

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* ThePope UsefulNotes/ThePope once used the Royal We as well, until Pope John Paul I (August 26, 1978 - September 28, 1978) broke with tradition and ceased its usage along with other royal symbols of the papacy (the sedan chair, the papal crown and coronation, et al.).
8th Oct '15 10:18:48 PM apm483@gmail.com
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* A similar Malay pronoun ("beta") exists in the Malay kingdoms - ''exists'', because it is still used today by the sultans of the states that make up Malaysia, this, by extension, includes the King, who is elected every few years from the sultans. There's also a royal third-person pronoun ("baginda").
20th Sep '15 5:35:52 PM nombretomado
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* In German states there also existed a kind of "Royal Me"; while e. g. for enacting a law the Royal We would be used ("We Frederick William, by the Grace of God King of Prussia etc."), other official documents would be written in the first person singular, but with capitalized personal pronouns. Thus Frederick William III's proclamation ''An Mein Volk'' ("To My people") of [[NapoleonicWars 17 March 1813]] starts: "Neither My loyal people nor Germans [in general] need an account for the causes of the war that now begins."

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* In German states there also existed a kind of "Royal Me"; while e. g. for enacting a law the Royal We would be used ("We Frederick William, by the Grace of God King of Prussia etc."), other official documents would be written in the first person singular, but with capitalized personal pronouns. Thus Frederick William III's proclamation ''An Mein Volk'' ("To My people") of [[NapoleonicWars [[UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars 17 March 1813]] starts: "Neither My loyal people nor Germans [in general] need an account for the causes of the war that now begins."
26th Aug '15 2:36:15 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Webcomic/{{Chainsawsuit}}'' features a variant, the [[http://chainsawsuit.com/2009/12/28/ha-ha-treated-like-royalty/ Royal I]].

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* ''Webcomic/{{Chainsawsuit}}'' features a variant, the [[http://chainsawsuit.com/2009/12/28/ha-ha-treated-like-royalty/ Royal I]].I.]]



* ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive'' alludes to the practice in the punchline of [[http://somethingpositive.net/sp12032014.shtml this strip]].

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* ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive'' alludes to the practice in the punchline of [[http://somethingpositive.net/sp12032014.shtml this strip]]. strip.]]
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