The organizers of the 2012 London Olympics unveiled their official mascots for the games.
They love spotted dick over there
but they didn't choose it to be their mascot.
Also not chosen was the honored British packet of fun known as the soccer hooligan:
You'd think then surely they'd go with the British binge drinker,
but you'd be wrong.
In the end it came down to
Well done London 2012 Olympic committee!