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Boaty McBoatface lol

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  1. Funky Diver

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    Sad really. I thought the British were well known for their sense of humour. They should have called it what the vote went to.
    Just heard that they are going to call the ships underwater search vessel Boaty McBoatface.

    Jim
     
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    What Jim.. said :sail:
     
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    I would have called it boaty mcTaff:D
     
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    The winner should he THE WINNER.

    Poor show, why put it to the people if the people don't get listened too?
     
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    nothing unusual from our governbent
     
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    Listen to the people, in this country no way:mad:
     
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    I'm glad it's Attenborough met him years ago when a kid at a book signing it was really quiet towards the end and he talked for about half an hour to me answering all my silly questions wished me happy birthday signed his book and gave it me free grateful bloke.
     
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    The "governbent" (cheers Monsta41, made me chuckle) decision is no big surprise, have you heard the plapp that is broadcast during P.M's question time? and they think they are the next big comedy act..while we all know they are the start point for 90% of the comedy out there. :D
    That said, I'm with Wayne Dunstan. Attenborough was a brilliant naturalist who opened (my then) young eyes to the world of nature beyond my back garden.
    Also "Boaty Mc Boatface" was only ever suggested as a joke to start with, just had too many social media junkies follow like sheep.

    Rob.
     
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    I can remember watching in amazement, one of his early show in black and white, about the armadillo, great guy.
     
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    Just goes to show,,, sometimes you need to be really careful what you ask for :D

    Its doesn't matter what they call this, it's always going to be called Boaty McBoatface
    it's like your favourite pub being renamed, and you still call it by the name everybody knows
     
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    Yes, she'll alway be Boaty McBoatface to me... "God bless her and all that Fk about in her"... :)
     
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    Who the fk is David Attenbrough anyhoo? ;)
     
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    Good choice the "Sir David Attenbrough"..... Boaty mcboatface was a bit rubbish really
     
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    Blasphemy!!
     
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    as stupid as the name is why have a vote then not go with the winner? conspiracy there lol
     
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    I think there should be a social media campaign to refer to David Attenborough as 'Sir Boaty McBoatface' until that £200m waste of money is given its rightful ridiculous name.

    The sub can be called 'Sir David Under-Water'.
     
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    I'd have called it HMS Climate Change Fraud & the sub would be The Titanic
     

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