Who was the coolest pirate?

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Who was the best pirate?

Long John Silver
7
16%
Black Beard
16
37%
Captain Morgan
9
21%
Yosimite Sam in his pirate incarnations
11
26%
 
Total votes: 43

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Who was the coolest pirate?

Postby Orangekrush90 » Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:02 pm

Personally, I'd say Black Beard, simply because he was the only one who ever actually lived. My vote for second best pirate would go to Frank Zappa... :worship: Although Cap'n Morgan does brew a tasty rum!

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Postby Moonman » Thu Dec 08, 2005 2:16 am

Help I'm a rock! Zappa was way too cool. So was Blackbeard, he had the Govenor of North Carolina on his payroll. He blockaded cities! Did he bury treasure at Oak Island?
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Postby LibraLabRat » Thu Dec 08, 2005 5:43 am

I protest that my ancestor Jean Lafitte was not included in the poll. Typical east coast pirate snobbery.

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Ba!

Postby black bart » Thu Dec 08, 2005 9:42 am

Jean Simmonds Lafitte...not her agin!!!!! :lol:
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Re: Ba!

Postby LibraLabRat » Thu Dec 08, 2005 9:45 am

black bart wrote:Jean Simmonds Lafitte...not her agin!!!!! :lol:


Seeing as I am one of his ancestors, I would have ye spitted if not for our common need for more pirates.....arrgh. No pirate on pirate violence here.

But in all honesty, he is still considered a gentleman and a hero in Louisiana.
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Postby Antipaladin » Thu Dec 08, 2005 11:33 am

LJS, both for his incarnation with Tim Curry and for the chain of superb resteraunts bearing his monicer.
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Postby ernst rohm » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:04 pm

morgan did sack entire nations and wind up governor when his drinking became to severe for cap'nin... he gets my vote.... also i think more men who drink themselves to death should have brands of their favorite spirits named after them... makes the effort seem worthwhile.

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Postby Sir Francis Drake » Thu Dec 08, 2005 3:14 pm

Aye, I was hopin' I'd be on the list, too, LibraLabrat. I voted for Cap'n Morgan 'cause he's the only pirate I've ever drunk and that's good enough for me.
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Postby Orangekrush90 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 5:51 pm

Antipaladin wrote:LJS, both for his incarnation with Tim Curry and for the chain of superb resteraunts bearing his monicer.

Wait...Didn't Tim Curry play him in Muppet Treasure Island? :|

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Postby beagle » Thu Dec 08, 2005 6:28 pm

Talking of Muppet Treasure Island, yers missed off capn Henry Kissinger from the poll.

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Postby Orangekrush90 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 6:39 pm

beagle wrote:Talking of Muppet Treasure Island, yers missed off capn Henry Kissinger from the poll.

My bad. I was just going with the most famous ones that I could remember off the top of my head.

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Postby beagle » Thu Dec 08, 2005 6:56 pm

No problem. He was famous, but a long time ago. Have you worked out what type of pirate you are yet?

http://www.venganza.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=632

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Postby Orangekrush90 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:08 pm

beagle wrote:No problem. He was famous, but a long time ago. Have you worked out what type of pirate you are yet?

Oh, yeah. I'm a pirate-ninja. I get the best of both worlds this way. :fsm_ninja: :fsm_yarr:

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Postby Antipaladin » Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:58 am

Indeed he did.
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Pugwash

Postby black bart » Fri Dec 09, 2005 10:24 am

Lets not forget Captain Pugwash now. He had a lovely ship called 'The Black Pig'.
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