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Old 17 May 2016, 04:32   #11
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Originally Posted by willk View Post
personally, if i was naming a fine vessel like that, i'd have gone for endurance again...

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Old 17 May 2016, 04:55   #12
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Originally Posted by BogMonster View Post
My point precisely - she's in the skip.

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Old 18 May 2016, 01:07   #13
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I understand they are now having a petition to try to get Attenbrough to change HIS name to Boaty McBoatface.

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Old 31 May 2016, 04:01   #15
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Boaty McBoatface final name...

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If I think back to my childhood I'll never forget blue peter raising money to proved lifeboats. I guess sometimes you need someone that's creative making decisions

Wasn't the first BP boat the Beaumaris one on Anglesey..... launched by the infamous Jimmy Saville! Some may never forget that.

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