They said these would be the 'most connected' Olympics yet, and so far that has proven true. Unfortunately for Queen Elizabeth that means becoming the butt of a joke mere seconds after being caught looking disconnected on live TV.
As Team GB entered Olympic Stadium to thunderous applause during the opening ceremonies, the camera cut to Her Majesty ... who was doing her nails.
Cue Internet citizens and meme generators and you get gems like the one above, and these ...
For British citizens used to seeing her stoic face, perhaps these shots were all too familiar. For a few billion others watching it, they wondered if maybe she wasn't nursing an injury from arriving at the ceremony like this:
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