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.

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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

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"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

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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

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GAME OF TONE #auspol #knighthoods #abbott

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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@latikambourke "A Liberal always repays their debts"?

Erin@penorthesword

@latikambourke "A Liberal always repays their debts"?

04:14 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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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

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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

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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

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"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

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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

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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

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

Paul Mackay@plmcky

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

04:53 PM - 25 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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OK OK... Sir Water Buffalo of Newton

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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

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@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

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"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

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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

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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

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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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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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