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#397190 - 09/19/13 12:41 AM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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Registered: 09/16/04
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Aaaaarrrrrr we thar yet?

Oh, no we aren't. It is only 11:41pm...
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#397195 - 09/19/13 10:32 AM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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Ahoy! The fateful day has arrrrrrrived!

Buzzfeed article with funny animated GIFs.

I'm all aboot the animated GIFs.
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#397197 - 09/19/13 12:23 PM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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Aye be related to one of dem dar pirates... Lookin' back in me family tree...

Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596) was a sailor, politician, globe-circumnavigator, and aye, a privateer with his own Letter of Marque from Queen Elizabeth I. So reviled was he by the Spanish—whom he routinely stripped o’ ships, gold, spices and booty—King Phillip II allegedly put a 20,000 ducat (£4 million) bounty on his head. Drake made two successful voyages to the West Indies for tradin’. Nearly 100 years later, a band o’ pirates called the buccaneers became active across the West Indies.
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#397198 - 09/19/13 12:41 PM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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I was tryin' t' guess - was it 13 years ago we started celebratin' talk like a pirate day on the boards?

Avast! Great post by Enjoy t' Music in honor o' t' big day:

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#397202 - 09/19/13 03:43 PM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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Loc: PEI, Canada
My Grandfather helped unload the rumrunners, including this famous vessel, back when they came into my hometown. Charged a tithe (of the liquid kind) too, to let them land. Does that count?

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#397208 - 09/19/13 10:59 PM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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My mother was a hamster, and my father smelt of elderberries.
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#397209 - 09/19/13 11:47 PM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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Hamsters love to sit on elderberries.
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#397211 - 09/20/13 07:07 AM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: pmbuko]
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Hey, I thought everyone agreed----no hamster jokes!
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#397213 - 09/20/13 07:29 AM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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Armageddon!!!!!

I wonder if anyone will catch that hamster reference.
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#397214 - 09/20/13 08:29 AM Re: International Talk Like a Pirate Day [Re: medic8r]
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Hamster, gerbil, they all look alike to me. (Rated MA for strong sexual content.)
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