Best ship name in the Culture series?

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I think that Banks was incredibly talented for creating funny, even poetic ship names in his novel. What's your favorite in the Culture series? (sorry for my english...)
 

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I guess I would have to say Death and Gravity and Fate Amenable To Change.
 

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Some of my personal favourites popped up in the very last Culture novel - The Hydrogen Sonata - which isn't too surprising as the Minds play a bigger role in that book than in most other Culture books:

Caconym (classic Banks humour that one)
Just The Washing Instruction Chip In Life’s Rich Tapestry
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For sure, Banks' overall take on the ships/minds was my favorite part of the universe. Insanely powerful AI that doesn't start the apocalypse, huh?!
 

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Favorite name is probably, 'Attitude Adjuster', or 'Fate amenable to change'. but favorite ship is always probably 'Grey Area'.
 
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my favourites -
Just Another Victim Of The Ambient Morality
Never Talk To Strangers
It's My Party And I'll Sing If I Want To
Experiencing A Significant Gravitas Shortfall
You'll Clean That Up Before You Leave (gangster class ship)

I Blame The Parents

the sooner someone makes a movie from one of his books the better!! I must give Spielberg a call, although I reckon cronenberg would be a better bet...

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You need someone who can get tsome weirdness into the screen.
 

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I agree with @Rodders. Spielberg wouldn't know how to tackle The Culture. Maybe Edgar Wright or Graham Linehan. But only maybe.
 

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Cool another vote for one of my favs! :D
 

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And how are we having this conversation without Mistake Not My Current State Of Joshing Gentle Peevishness For The Awesome And Terrible Majesty Of The Towering Seas Of Ire That Are Themselves The Mere Milquetoast Shallows Fringing My Vast Oceans Of Wrath getting a mention?
Well, it's hard to top that, and some great ones have already been mentioned, but a few others:
Big Sexy Beast
Funny, It Worked Last Time
Liveware Problem
Someone Else's Problem
(a nod to Douglas Adams there, I think)
Poke It With A Stick
We Haven't Met But You're A Great Fan Of Mine
Hand Me The Gun And Ask Again
Resistance Is Character-Forming
You May Not Be The Coolest Person Here


Honestly, though, there are so many great ones it's hard to pick a favourite:(
 
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