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    Updated on 23 Aug 2020. Posted on 25 Mar 2014

    37 Hilarious Responses To Knighthoods Being Brought Back To Australia

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott made a big announcement today: for the first time since 1986, "pre-eminent" Australians will be honoured as knights and dames.

    1.

    australia is bringing back knighthood which hopefully means i'm retroactively not banned from outback steakhouse for bringing my sword

    Matt Novak@paleofuture

    australia is bringing back knighthood which hopefully means i'm retroactively not banned from outback steakhouse for bringing my sword

    04:34 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2.

    "I'd like a room for two knights please." #auspol

    Rick Morton@SquigglyRick

    "I'd like a room for two knights please." #auspol

    04:36 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    3.

    We're building a moat to keep the boats out. #auspol

    Scott Morrison@Scott_The_Boats

    We're building a moat to keep the boats out. #auspol

    04:39 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    4.

    GAME OF TONE #auspol #knighthoods #abbott

    5.

    After his #knighthoods announcement, #TonyAbbott was pleased to reveal the new Liberal Party sigil and motto: #auspol

    Adam@adsteratik

    After his #knighthoods announcement, #TonyAbbott was pleased to reveal the new Liberal Party sigil and motto: #auspol

    04:55 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    6.

    Awesome, knightoods are back and bigotry is legal; it's a great day for self-congratulatory powerful people!

    Small God@TaniaWalker

    Awesome, knightoods are back and bigotry is legal; it's a great day for self-congratulatory powerful people!

    04:41 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    7.

    The new cabinet room for Abbott and his ministers

    Wampy@AussieRock

    The new cabinet room for Abbott and his ministers

    04:47 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    8.

    9.

    BREAKING: Australia to start sending its unwanted to an offshore penal col… oh wait.

    Bernard Keane@BernardKeane

    BREAKING: Australia to start sending its unwanted to an offshore penal col… oh wait.

    04:48 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    10.

    seeking asylum to New Zealand because it produces people who declare that they'll never be royals and that is more my style, GOODBYE

    Jennine Abdul Khalik@jennineak

    seeking asylum to New Zealand because it produces people who declare that they'll never be royals and that is more my style, GOODBYE

    04:49 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    11.

    HAHA WE’RE GOING SO FAR BACK IN TIME ABBOTT HAS REINTRODUCED FEUDAL TITLES FUCK OFF #auspol

    Sir Brendan Molloy@piecritic

    HAHA WE’RE GOING SO FAR BACK IN TIME ABBOTT HAS REINTRODUCED FEUDAL TITLES FUCK OFF #auspol

    04:09 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    12.

    13.

    RT @RealNickHodge: Jousting: Australia's new national sport. (Knights only, Dames bring a plate)

    Latika Bourke @latikambourke

    RT @RealNickHodge: Jousting: Australia's new national sport. (Knights only, Dames bring a plate)

    04:15 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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    15.

    See, I just woke up from this hilarious dream where the PM was on telly saying they're bringing back knighthoods. Hilarious.

    Peter Anderson@zerogeewhiz

    See, I just woke up from this hilarious dream where the PM was on telly saying they're bringing back knighthoods.

    Hilarious.

    04:15 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    16.

    @latikambourke "A Liberal always repays their debts"?

    Erin@penorthesword

    @latikambourke "A Liberal always repays their debts"?

    04:14 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    17.

    And around Australia, gladioli wilt as Dame Edna Everage dabs at her eyes and prepares some well-meant remarks about our new, "other Dame."

    julia baird@bairdjulia

    And around Australia, gladioli wilt as Dame Edna Everage dabs at her eyes and prepares some well-meant remarks about our new, "other Dame."

    04:14 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    18.

    Sir Rupert Murdoch. Lord of gentle ball-cupping.

    Luke Hopewell@lukehopewell

    Sir Rupert Murdoch. Lord of gentle ball-cupping.

    04:14 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    19.

    I for one, welcome my new head of state: Sir Mix-A-Lot. The honorable sir agrees she gotta shake that healthy butt.

    Danny Allen@Danny_Allen

    I for one, welcome my new head of state: Sir Mix-A-Lot. The honorable sir agrees she gotta shake that healthy butt.

    04:10 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    20.

    "Your Majesty, we would like to reinstate Knighthoods in the antipodean colonies." "Are you fucking kidding one?"

    ABC Crier Squire@ABCnewsIntern

    "Your Majesty, we would like to reinstate Knighthoods in the antipodean colonies." "Are you fucking kidding one?"

    04:09 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    21.

    THE NEXT PM WILL BE WHOEVER CAN PULL THE SWORD FROM THE STONE

    Bec@Brocklesnitch

    THE NEXT PM WILL BE WHOEVER CAN PULL THE SWORD FROM THE STONE

    04:06 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    22.

    Tony Abbott has a bold plan to deal with the issues of last century.

    ABC Crier Squire@ABCnewsIntern

    Tony Abbott has a bold plan to deal with the issues of last century.

    05:03 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    23.

    BRAVE, BRAVE, BRAVE, BRAVE SIR TONY. #auspol

    Paul Mackay@plmcky

    BRAVE, BRAVE, BRAVE, BRAVE SIR TONY. #auspol

    04:53 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    24.

    DAME AILSA OF THE FLAMING WIFE RT @Brayds2006 SIR ALF OF FLAMING MONGREL

    VOTE NOW! #Molkies@MolksTVTalk

    DAME AILSA OF THE FLAMING WIFE RT @Brayds2006 SIR ALF OF FLAMING MONGREL

    04:55 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    25.

    Look this whole knighthood thing is about creating jobs, bringing back blacksmiths, squires, court jesters

    Serf@PointZeroOne

    Look this whole knighthood thing is about creating jobs, bringing back blacksmiths, squires, court jesters

    04:16 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    26.

    glad we could finally do something for our struggling pre-eminent people

    chris berg@chrisberg

    glad we could finally do something for our struggling pre-eminent people

    04:34 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    27.

    Knights/ dames falls into policy category of ''I'm going to do it because I'm PM and I can''.

    Michelle Grattan@michellegrattan

    Knights/ dames falls into policy category of ''I'm going to do it because I'm PM and I can''.

    04:59 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    28.

    Going to the gym tonight. Riding side-saddle on the exercise bike is going to be tricky. #damelyf

    Dame Caitlin Welsh@Caitlin_Welsh

    Going to the gym tonight. Riding side-saddle on the exercise bike is going to be tricky. #damelyf

    04:23 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    29.

    OK OK... Sir Water Buffalo of Newton

    30.

    Tony Abbott announces changes to the Australian flag, to fall in line with #knightsanddames

    Poet laureate@notGareth

    Tony Abbott announces changes to the Australian flag, to fall in line with #knightsanddames

    04:50 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    31.

    @earthma23 definitely. For too long the @nrl has had a monopoly on Dragons and Knights.

    Sir Tony Abbott@sirtonyabbott

    @earthma23 definitely. For too long the @nrl has had a monopoly on Dragons and Knights.

    05:10 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    32.

    "Valar morghulis, Tones," Julia Gillard whispers, as the dragon eggs begin to hatch. "Valar morghulis." #gameoftones #knightfight #auspol

    Omar Sakr@OmarjSakr

    "Valar morghulis, Tones," Julia Gillard whispers, as the dragon eggs begin to hatch. "Valar morghulis." #gameoftones #knightfight #auspol

    04:57 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    33.

    The Labor Party conference henceforth to be run like The Red Wedding. #GameofTones

    flyderspy@flyderspy

    The Labor Party conference henceforth to be run like The Red Wedding.

    #GameofTones

    05:13 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    34.

    When you play the #GameOfTones you either win or some financial planner steals your super.

    Jess Hodder@jesshodder

    When you play the #GameOfTones you either win or some financial planner steals your super.

    04:56 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    35.

    Abbott announces that tar and feathering and dunking stool for adulterous females to be reintroduced. #GameofTones

    Paul Dolan@MrPkD

    Abbott announces that tar and feathering and dunking stool for adulterous females to be reintroduced. #GameofTones

    04:47 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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    37.

    YOU get a Sir, and YOU get a Sir, and YOU get a Sir! #auspol #knighthoods #arisesirtone #gameoftones

    Sir Michael Sin@MichaelSin_

    YOU get a Sir, and YOU get a Sir, and YOU get a Sir! #auspol #knighthoods #arisesirtone #gameoftones

    04:33 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Now all we need is a return to the REAL national anthem.

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