The Culture's starship names - got any suggestions? (Iain M Banks)

Chupacobra

owns a talking carpet.
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How about a couple of ROU names?

Try Nodding Your Head

and

Hah! Missed Me!
 

Tillane

Left-minded
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More possible ROU names:

Sudden Change In Fortunes
There Goes The Neighbourhood
Pyhrric Victory
Just Try It
 

suupaabaka

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Do Not Pass Go

This Way Up

Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers ( :D )

Running With Scissors

Outside The Box
 

High Eight

Boggart
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We Apologise for the Inconvenience
Normal Service Will Be Resumed as Soon as Possible
Incest and Morris Dancing
Going to the Inevitable

(Explanations of the last two: "one should try everything once except incest and morris dancing" - Sir Arnold Bax. "I am going to the inevitable" - the dying words of Phillip Larkin)
 

tarifa

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I'll call you . . .

The cheque is in the post

Military intelligence

FUBAR

Try me, I dare ya

Make my day

Come up an see me some time
 

Tillane

Left-minded
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More ROUs:

Wanna Try Doing That With No Arms?
You And Whose Army?
Do I Look Bovvered?
:D
 

Vetch

Devious Cruising Rachel
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Oh, that game. :D

Thing is, some are great but don't really work in the Culture context.
So I suggest

In It For The Gravitas


And, well, perhaps also not really fitting for the Culture, but I love it:
Devious Cruising Rachel
 

Vetch

Devious Cruising Rachel
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Oh, seems one cannot edit after a certain time... but I want to add some

ROU Got A Few Rifles Aboard

GSV Gravitas, Shmavitas
 

Urien

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That's A Bit Sore

Don't Touch My Sandwich

Call That Clever?
 

High Eight

Boggart
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Don't Touch That!

We Belong Dead

I've Got it Written Down on a Piece of Paper

Kangaroo Court

Indistinguishable From Magic

Very Probably Wrong
 

Naselus

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ROUs:

Violent Tendencies
Vulgar Display of Power
Now look what you made me do
Random Acts of Senseless Violence
Minus the carrot


Generals:


I said don't touch that
The Morning After
The cat's just dead, ok?
 

Naselus

New Member
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No More Mr Nice Guy
My Other Ship is Also an ROU
Not That One
No, It Really Is a Gun in my Pocket.
Good Intentions
 

Naselus

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That's what you say to all the boys
Extenuating Circumstances
Blindingly Obvious Solution
Behavioural Problems
Ulterior Motives
 
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