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Not Everyone Is Happy About The Sun's "This Is Our England" Front Page

The Sun is today delivering a special edition to 22 million homes. There have been some creative responses.

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This is the front page of The Sun's special edition, delivered for free across the country. You might get one in the post today or tomorrow.

The Sun could never be accused of doing patriotism by halves

Patrick Smith@psmith

The Sun could never be accused of doing patriotism by halves

8:01 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Launched as a glorious fanfare to the World Cup, our 24-page special edition is an unapologetic celebration of England — and what it means to be English in our culture and our history, and in our blood and our bones.This special edition is all you need to get your heart pumping in anticipation of Brazil 2014 — and guaranteed to make you proud.

Here's what's in it.

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And it took precisely "not very long" for people to start taking the piss.

Revised edition of The Sun's front page.

Jamie DMJ@JamieDMJ

Revised edition of The Sun's front page.

9:07 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Enjoying my free copy of the Sun more than I expected

Helen Zaltzman@helenzaltzman

Enjoying my free copy of the Sun more than I expected

10:24 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some questioned the choice of stars included in the Peter Blake-style montage, such as Peppa Pig. And Danny Dyer.

Good to see Danny Dyer included in The Sun's 'This is our England' pullout. He really epitomises everything that is good about this country

Ed Aarons@ed_aarons

Good to see Danny Dyer included in The Sun's 'This is our England' pullout. He really epitomises everything that is good about this country

8:12 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@aljwhite @psmith @MrDDyer makes me wanna join al-Qaeda

Thundercock@WolandYutani

@aljwhite @psmith @MrDDyer makes me wanna join al-Qaeda

8:15 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some people made their feelings clear.

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Others said the paper was destined for the cat litter tray.

Looking forward to receiving my free copy of @thesun. As is my cat, who will now have something new in her litter tray.

Private Frazer@privatefrazer

Looking forward to receiving my free copy of @thesun. As is my cat, who will now have something new in her litter tray.

1:05 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Free copy of The Sun arrives. Decide to stop house training the puppy for the meantime.

Dave Harte@daveharte

Free copy of The Sun arrives. Decide to stop house training the puppy for the meantime.

10:29 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

People thought that Scottish tennis star Andy Murray was on it, but it was the thoroughly English Keith Richards.

Some thought they'd spotted (the Scottish) Andy Murray on our 'This Is Our England' edition. It's Keith Richards!

The Sun@TheSunNewspaper

Some thought they'd spotted (the Scottish) Andy Murray on our 'This Is Our England' edition. It's Keith Richards!

8:31 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Then the 8th Doctor sounded his disapproval.

Just had a free copy of the S** delivered by our presumably patriotic postie. Ashamed I'd not stopped him. What should I do with it?

Paul McGann@pauljmcgann

Just had a free copy of the S** delivered by our presumably patriotic postie. Ashamed I'd not stopped him. What should I do with it?

11:14 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Only to be consoled by the 6th.

@pauljmcgann I got one too. It fits perfectly under the cat litter (we have new kittens)

Colin Baker@SawbonesHex

@pauljmcgann I got one too. It fits perfectly under the cat litter (we have new kittens)

12:52 PM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And that wasn't safe from parodies either.

Okay, we've finished Sunday's cover - tell us what you think…

The Sunday People@thesundaypeople

Okay, we've finished Sunday's cover - tell us what you think…

11:35 PM - 30 Jul 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

Bold. RT: ‏@TheSunNewspaper Where we stand. A Sun mission statement.. and an amazing cover #thisisourbritain

40% Prufrock@BryceElder

Bold. RT: ‏@TheSunNewspaper Where we stand. A Sun mission statement.. and an amazing cover #thisisourbritain

10:36 PM - 30 Jul 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

There is a campaign encouraging people to send their copy back to Wapping.

20 million copies of the Sun are in the post - wonder how many will go straight back? #PostBackTheSun

Post back The Sun@PostTheSunBack

20 million copies of the Sun are in the post - wonder how many will go straight back? #PostBackTheSun

7:00 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Notices like this are going up on front doors in Liverpool, where The Sun hasn't sold well, if at all, since it angered the entire city with its reporting of the Hillsborough disaster.

More pics of people all over country saying no thanks to The Sun as Mersey posties stand firm http://t.co/X8L1uy8nec

Liverpool Echo@LivEchonews

More pics of people all over country saying no thanks to The Sun as Mersey posties stand firm http://t.co/X8L1uy8nec

9:07 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Runcorn posties become latest on Merseyside to refuse to deliver The Sun http://t.co/ce4E4ecRpH #Hillsborough

Liverpool Echo@LivEchonews

Runcorn posties become latest on Merseyside to refuse to deliver The Sun http://t.co/ce4E4ecRpH #Hillsborough

1:04 PM - 11 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The Liverpool Echo (owned by Trinity Mirror, rival to The Sun's parent company News UK) even starred out the paper's name today.

I love that the Liverpool Echo has asterisked out The Sun's name on their front page (via @davidbartlett1)

Elena Cresci@elenacresci

I love that the Liverpool Echo has asterisked out The Sun's name on their front page (via @davidbartlett1)

9:26 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Postal staff in St Helens, Runcorn and Ellesmere Port are joining workers in Skelmersdale in refusing to deliver the special edition.

These copies of the sun got left, didn't touch em #JFT96

LFC 4 ME@MarlieBoy76

These copies of the sun got left, didn't touch em 😂#JFT96

8:53 AM - 12 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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