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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Postby LibraLabRat » Thu Dec 15, 2005 4:49 am

My fiancee and I are considering a cruise for our honeymoon. I wonder if Royal Carribean will let me bring my piratical accoutrements on board, or will I have to purchase them in the Bahamas?
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Postby SpisBoy » Mon Dec 19, 2005 11:06 pm

Don't forget the infamous (if little known) Captain Bugbeard!
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Postby black bart » Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:28 pm

...and never let us forget the infamous Captain Horatio Hornsucker! :lol:
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Postby ChowMein » Tue Mar 21, 2006 8:53 pm

Blackbeard had a penchant for placimg lit inscence sticks or something of the like in his hair during a pillage or boarding,it made for excellelent theatrics and unnerved many who faced his cutlasses.
I should think him the epitome of pirate,Henry Morgan was a bit to educated and political to fit the classic pirate mold of dirt,drunkeness and barbaric,savage,ignorant cruelty.

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Postby LibraLabRat » Tue Mar 21, 2006 9:44 pm

ChowMein wrote:Blackbeard had a penchant for placimg lit inscence sticks or something of the like in his hair during a pillage or boarding,it made for excellelent theatrics and unnerved many who faced his cutlasses.
I should think him the epitome of pirate,Henry Morgan was a bit to educated and political to fit the classic pirate mold of dirt,drunkeness and barbaric,savage,ignorant cruelty.


Jean Lafitte was a gentleman pirate. Not all pirates were dirty rotten scoundrels. Some were clean, and very urbane scoundrels.
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Postby Rasti » Tue Mar 21, 2006 10:33 pm

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



Gene Simmons was a pirate? I though he was a bass player for KISS, and a bad actor.
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Postby Spatula » Tue Mar 21, 2006 10:34 pm

I thought Gene Simmons was the guy that did those workout videos.....

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Postby LibraLabRat » Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:22 am

My noble ancestor Jean Lafitte was a pirate.

He was not the long tongued rocker Gene Simmons of Kiss.

Nor was he Richard Simmons (aka cinamon) of exercise video and flamboyant ambiguity fame.

ANd if any of you lubbers insinnuate that me pirate kin are such flipping flitty lubbers again, I will have the lot of you marrooned on Manhattan Island wearing nothing but 23 dollars worth of beads!
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:44 am

YOSEMITE SAAAAAAM!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm suprised Drake and Jack Sparrow werent on the list...
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Postby ChowMein » Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:48 am

Thank you Labrat,i am corrected,forgot about Lafitte as i search my memory,a daunting task these days as my filing cabinet is full and any new information deletes old.
I seem to recall other honourable pirates but names escape me,also two females come to mind,one being Anne Bonny and another captured but won repreive from the noose for being pregnant. :worship:

Oh yes,Qwerty has picked Sam and i must agree,the search is over.

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John Next

Postby E.Raser » Wed Mar 22, 2006 11:57 am

To day is 22 march.FRom yesterday 21 march we are in spring, and it is a cold hangman,it rains and sky is cloudy.
We are too many :mrgreen:
It is necessary to kill about 100 pirates, in holocaust to spring :worship: :worship:

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Postby black bart » Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:38 pm

Libralabrat wrote:

My noble ancestor Jean Lafitte was a pirate.


Noble... Ay that he may have been...

But he were a Frenchy and Scum suckin Garlic eater!
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Postby The Black Spot » Wed Mar 22, 2006 8:26 pm

E.Raser wrote:To day is 22 march.FRom yesterday 21 march we are in spring, and it is a cold hangman,it rains and sky is cloudy.
We are too many :mrgreen:
It is necessary to kill about 100 pirates, in holocaust to spring :worship: :worship:


Arrr...

I'll tell Lord Summerisle t' get the Wicker Man ready.

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Brit Oh Brit

Postby black bart » Thu Mar 23, 2006 9:58 am

I volunteer to be in the Edward Woodward part - I don't mind bein burnt as long as I can make some subtle changes to the Brit Ekland scene! :D
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Postby kat » Thu Mar 23, 2006 4:11 pm

Captain Morgan was my great several times uncle.


He's the basis for Captain Hook, too, you know, and was one of the first people ever to sue someone who wrote a defamatory unauthorized bibliography and win.

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