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The 12 greatest internet responses to the royal baby

Oh, internet. You have lost the run of yourself.

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AS YOU MAY have heard, Kate Middleton is currently in the process of having a baby.

And the internet is completely losing the run of itself. In internet terms, the royal baby is the day’s biggest story.

Well, almost the biggest.

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Oh, internet. Here are the best of the internet’s responses:

1. The Lion King was mentioned

Like, REALLY mentioned


Well, that escalated quickly.


2. These names were suggested

3. This… artwork… was created


4. Moments like this were captured

5. We tried the Royal Baby Maker

The Poke provided this essential tool for predicting the appearance of the royal baby by selecting its facial features:

Have a go here.

6. Someone wrote this poem

7. Kay Burley was on duty

The Sky News anchor’s sterling work reporting from the front of the hospital has not escaped attention.

Not all of it positive.


8. Someone made the most perfect British-royal-family joke that has ever existed

9. Then, there was this Royal Baby parody account that is actually funny

10. A genius created a Royal Baby Block app for Chrome

Which replaces all mentions of the royal baby with “tea and kittens”. via @FelicityMorse

11. This unbeatable comment was left on

12. And finally, there were all the live updates you could possibly need

Has the royal baby been born yet? Simply check this site:


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