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From left to right, Princess Eugenie of York, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Princess Beatrice of York and Prince Andrew, Duke of York gather after the marriage of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Westminster Abbey. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images/Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
From left to right, Princess Eugenie of York, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Princess Beatrice of York and Prince Andrew, Duke of York gather after the marriage of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Westminster Abbey. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images/Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Women liked the dress. Men liked the jets. Nobody liked Beatrice's hat Add to ...

Men were generally bored, but liked the fly-past with its roaring jets. Women swooned at Kate Middleton's gown, but seemed less moved by the chaste kiss.

Those are the findings of a survey whose authors asked 400 Brits to rate their emotions on the night of the royal wedding.

The men and women were shown a five-minute video montage and asked to click on words to describe their feelings.

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"For men, boredom prevailed over happiness and pride," reads a statement from global research firm Vision Critical, which commissioned the survey.

Still, men experienced a slight pang of pride during the military displays - the Royal Guard marching and the Lancaster Bomber fly-past. Women's emotions, meanwhile, seemed to peak with the first glimpse of Kate Middletown's gown and medieval veil from inside the Rolls-Royce.

What annoyed both genders? The sight of Camilla Parker Bowles entering Westminster Abbey.

Three days after the wedding, several topics trended high online this afternoon, including Pippa Middleton, specifically her rear end .

One Facebook fan page has attracted more than 160,000 fast fans, including women, some of them from the fashion pack.

Also trending is "the frowning girl." That's Prince William's goddaughter, who scowled during the fly-past: The aptly named Grace Van Cutsem has been deemed cutest person at the royal wedding. She's been memed, appearing atop the Berlin Wall and in a Dali.

Also gaining speed on Facebook is Princess Beatrice's sizable, beige royal wedding hat. A fan page with the simple description "I am THAT hat" has garnered 126,000 devotees, quickly trouncing Aretha Franklin's inauguration hat by about 30,000 fans.

Princess Beatrice's monstrosity has been crudely Photoshopped as a toilet and coupling snails, and has also been mounted on Donald Trump's fox-like mane, Britney's bald head as well as on the late Osama bin Laden. In one elaborate reimagination, James Franco crawls out of it like it's his stony trap in 127 Hours.

What about you? Are you sick of the royal wedding? Or is now when the pop cultural fun takes hold?

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