THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU LET THE INTERNET DO THINGS

Like naming a boat:

The UK’s Natural Environment Research Council has a new ship. It’s a polar explorer ready to carry 90 scientists and staff to the Arctic and the Antarctic for research expeditions. And they decided to name the boat by an open internet poll. You know how that goes. The current leading name is an awesome one, though: the RRS Boaty McBoatface. Other notable names in the running are:

RRS Usain Boat
RRS Ice Ice Baby
RRS Boat Marley and the Whalers
RRS I Like Big Boats & I Cannot Lie
RRS Pee-Eee Cee Tee

NERC appears to be trying to encourage names like Titan, Orca, Ada Lovelace, or David Attenborough. Good luck with that -Boaty McBoatface is unstoppable, although I really like RRS Pee-Eee Cee Tee. You can suggest a name or place your vote here.

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3 Responses to THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU LET THE INTERNET DO THINGS

  1. Leonard Jones says:

    Name it after the Greenpiece ship sank by the Frogs or the two tree huggers
    they sent to meet Davy Jones.

    Rainbow Warrior Glub Glub.

  2. bogsidebunny says:

    Limeys are faggot assholes.

    PS: A like John Inman as a comedian by the way,

    But:

  3. Tim says:

    red belly golf ball launcher

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