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(BBC-US)   It's still Boaty McBoatface to me, dammit   ( bbc.com) divider line
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5 days ago  
David McAttenboroughface
 
5 days ago  
Breaky "Ice" McBreakwind
 
5 days ago  
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Go Boaty!
 
5 days ago  
Actually, the lead robot submersible on board the Attenborough really is named Boaty McBoatface.  Not kidding.
 
5 days ago  
Nice boat.
 
5 days ago  
The saga of "Boaty McBoatface" was an ignored early warning bell for Brexit: if you allow the public to vote on something that should be a matter of course, they are going to vote to do the stupidest thing possible, deliberately and with the full knowledge it is stupid, because everyone wants to make the elites put on clown makeup and dance around for them.
 
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4 days ago  

King Something: Nice boat.


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4 days ago  
The Attenborough is the ship the public had wanted to call "Boaty McBoatface" in an online poll, before ministers stepped in to choose a more appropriate name.

To be fair, Boaty McBoatface was a sexual predator at sea, because of the implication
 
4 days ago  
The whole "Nouny McNounFace" thing is the height of uncreativity.
 
4 days ago  
The new name is ten times better anyway.  C'mon Brits, get serious for ONCE please.
 
4 days ago  

pkjun: The saga of "Boaty McBoatface" was an ignored early warning bell for Brexit: if you allow the public to vote on something that should be a matter of course, they are going to vote to do the stupidest thing possible, deliberately and with the full knowledge it is stupid, because everyone wants to make the elites put on clown makeup and dance around for them.


Except one matters to people's lives and an entire continent's economy while the other has no impact on anything.
 
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