Australia May Have Found MH370, Internet Makes Memes

Because this is how the internet deals with… everything. A less-than-restrained response to Australia announcing they may have found some debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

1. Did Australia’s Maritime and Safety Authority general manager John Young wake up today and think, “I’m going to become a meme”? Possibly.

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5. Of course, Prime Minister Tony Abbott got his due.

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The good news is, Tony Abbott says Australia may have spotted two pieces of the plane. The bad news is, Tony Abbott says a lot of things.

— TheTweetOfGod (@God)
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how we found #mh370

— michaelkoziol (@Michael Koziol)
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Want the plane to be found: yes. Want it to be Abbott that finds it: ... *tumbleweed*

— mycupandchaucer (@Tonile)
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"Australia may have spotted some debris" is not what you'd call a history-making bid for greatness. Their PM seems to think otherwise.

— DougSaunders (@Doug Saunders)
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TONY STOLE THE IDEA FROM COURTNEY LOVE LONG LIVE COURTNEY LOVE

— Brocklesnitch (@Bec)
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"Prime Minister Tony Abbott says two objects possibly related to the search..." ... Iove the world of Maybe News we live in

— Glebe2037 (@Glebe2037)
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Doing a great job there, little dude. #MH370

— jothornely (@Jo Thornely)

13. Australia was the butt of a few jokes.

i hope the australians find sharks, and that the sharks make them answer a riddle

— RaymondSultan (@Raymond Sultan)
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"nope, sorry, these are just fish"

— RaymondSultan (@Raymond Sultan)
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Further still - Aus Government announces the likely cost of the reconnaissance.

— braddybb (@brad esposito)
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BREAKING NEWS: Australia, a nation of convicts, may have found pieces of the missing jet. They are expected to make shivs out of it

— fart (@jon hendren)
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The last time Australia got this much press -

— braddybb (@brad esposito)
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Trust an Australian to find something in offshore waters that doesn't belong there.

— historyben (@Ben Wilkie)
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"Sorry folks, turned out to be a kangaroo."

— stefanjbecket (@Stefan Becket)

20. And then there was Fox News.

Never mind Port Hedland, @FoxNews, but what's the Coral Sea doing down there?

— rickeyre (@Rick Eyre)
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Today will go down in history as the day 20 million Fox News viewers found out where Australia is.

— ElizaCussen (@Eliza Cussen)

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