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  Pirates Site
Some of history's most notorious pirates are immortalized with bios thanks to their cruel and unlawful lifestyles.
Subsection topics range from the life of pirates to the flags of pirates.
or else shortly after an old peg-legged pirate will wander your way to hand you a crumpled scrap of paper with a rough fl spot on it..
www.piratesinfo.com   (132 words)

  
  Pirate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pirates readily accepted outcasts from traditional societies, perhaps easily recognizing kindred spirits, and they were known to free slaves from slave ships and welcome them into the pirate fold.
Pirates are called Lanun by both the Indonesians and the Malaysians who form the nations bracketing the Straits of Malacca.
Pirates and other mariners would also sometimes be blinded in one eye through the use of a sextant.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pirate   (3421 words)

  
 Pirate (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pirate, a person who robs other ships at sea, or sometimes the shore, without a commission from a sovereign nation
Space pirate, in fictional works, is someone who commits acts of interplanetary piracy
Pirate decryption, the reception of pay TV or radio signals through illegal means
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pirate_(disambiguation)   (190 words)

  
 Pirate Utopias (Do or Die)
Pirates were driven further away from the centres of power as the American colonies, originally beyond state control and relatively autonomous, were brought into the mainstream of imperial trade and governance.
Pirate historian Kenneth Kinkor argues that although the Whydah was originally a slave ship, the fls on board at the time of the sinking were members of the crew, not slaves.
Pirates were renowned for their love of music and often hired musicians for the duration of a cruise.
www.eco-action.org /dod/no8/pirate.html   (8937 words)

  
 International Talk Like A Pirate Day
Even the most casual exploration of the history of pirates (and believe us, casual is an accurate description of our research) leaves you hip deep in blood and barbarity.
Pirate lingo is rich and complicated, sort of like a good stew.
Lubber – (or land lubber) This is the seaman’s version of land lover, mangled by typical pirate disregard for elocution.
talklikeapirate.com /howto.html   (1396 words)

  
 Pirates
Pirates mailing list brings together historians, researchers, authors, and other interested individuals in serious discussions of the history of piracy and related topics.
Pirates of the Caribbean covers the "Golden Age" of Piracy especially in the Caribbean.
Pirates of the Spanish Main offers a list of pirates, a bibliography of pirate literature, a list of museums and nautical sites, a filmography over one hundred motion pictures about pirates, pirate games, pirate fiction, and much more.
www.pibburns.com /pirates.htm   (693 words)

  
 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Plot Outline: Pirate Jack Sparrow sets out to save a governor's daughter from fellow pirates, with the hopes that it will give him the opportunity to regain the ship that was stolen from him.
The pirates of the Black Pearl capture the beautiful Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightly), as they believe her blood will set them free of their curse; by day they appear normal, but by moonlight they are revealed as skeletal zombies.
When Davenport's stuck-up Commodore tells him `You are without a doubt the worst pirate I have ever heard of' Sparrow slurs insouciantly `Ah, but you have heard of me?' Some of the action is breathtakingly exciting, particularly one tremendous swordfight between Depp and Bloom, and the CGI skeletons are truly disturbing.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0325980   (694 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Pirate
Pirate Treasure Chests Ahoy Maties, pirate treasure chests and trunks.
Pirate Parlance Preparation International Talk Like a Pirate Day is but one week away, so you’ve all got a lot of work to do to get ready.This website...
The Pirate and I are both in the office.
www.technorati.com /tag/Pirate   (489 words)

  
 The New England Pirate Museum - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Then you'll stroll through a colonial seaport, board a pirate ship, and explore an eighty foot cave, where you are sure to encounter some of those 17th century rascals face to face.
Notorious pirate captains, such as; Kidd, Blackbeard, Bellamy and Quelch, roamed the waters off Boston's North Shore, known as the Gold Coast, while so-called witches were being hanged at Salem.
Most 17th and 18th-century pirates were, in fact, New Englanders and New Yorkers, with gold and silver from Central America and merchandise from Europe.
www.piratemuseum.com /pirate.htm   (402 words)

  
 Pirates of the Spanish Main   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pirate's Cove Some of the harder to find and higher quality historical documents and resources on the internet in one nifty little package.
Pirate's Keg Root Beer A beverage as brilliant as a chest of gold.
Pirate's Puzzle Math puzzle by a Yale microeconomics student.
www.sonic.net /~press   (1084 words)

  
 Pirate Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Every good pirate needs a theme theme - wait a few moments to hear this one - "Radio Times" (if Real Audio is installed on your computer, this one will start automatically.
A licence is not required for a radio receiver as long as it is not capable of transmission as well (The Wireless Telegraphy Apparatus (Receivers) (Exemption) Regulations 1989 (SI 1989 No 123).
The exception to this is that it is an offence to listen to unlicensed broadcasters (pirates) without a licence.
www.sterlingtimes.co.uk /pirate.Html   (606 words)

  
 The Pirate Game: Pirate Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Black Spot -- To "place the Black Spot" on another pirate is to sentence him to death, to warn him he is marked for death, or sometimes just to accuse him of a serious crime before other pirates.
The victim was left on a deserted coast (or, of course, an island) with little in the way of supplies.
Being put to "swabbing the decks" would be a low-level punishment for a disobedient pirate.
www.io.com /~sj/PirateTalk.html   (1495 words)

  
 Pirate
No Pirate worth his salt should ever be without a Coat of this caliber.
Not only the perfect addition to any Pirate, it is the signature of a high ranking officer.
The Ultimate Pirate is the whole Captains package: Coat, vest, pants, shirt, hat, baldric, gloves, and yes even the Wig.
www.authenticwardrobe.com /Pirate/pirate.html   (360 words)

  
 McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Pirate Riddles for Sophisticates
Q: If a pirate were to recite one of the Olympian odes by the aforementioned poet, which one would it be?
Q: If that same pirate were then to recite a 20th-century poem about the nature of poetry, what would it be?
Pirates care nothing for participating in the electoral process.
www.mcsweeneys.net /2000/06/14pirates.html   (440 words)

  
 Kidds Island
Were you a legitimate privateer or a pirate when a corrupt government employee on an obscure island in the Caribbean gave you a commission to sail and then claimed a share of the captured goods?
Were you legitimate or a pirate when commissioned by local merchants and government officials who invested in your voyage and took their share of the profits from that voyage?
He took part in a plan to capture some pirates who had sailed to the Red Sea and to bring their loot to England where the investors (who included King William) would divide it among themselves.
www.bio.umass.edu /biology/conn.river/kidd.html   (1830 words)

  
 FamilyFun: Pirate
Tie a red scarf around the pirate's waist and a bandanna around his head.
After seeing "Pirates of the Caribbean," my 9-year-old is very interested in pirates this year for Halloween.
After I saw "The Pirates of the Caribbean," I fell in love with pirates.
jas.familyfun.go.com /crafts?page=CraftDisplay&craftid=10238   (215 words)

  
 International Talk Like A Pirate Day : Thunderbay IMC
Pirate day it be, and I be talkin' like a pirate.
This aint no joke this is a real (non) pirate ship full of want to be pirates born 100 years to late.
Arrrr this be another Pirate Day rollin around in England and all the scallys be ignoring me efforts t' educate the masses.
thunderbay.indymedia.org /news/2002/09/1437_comment.php   (2299 words)

  
 The Pirate Ring
Sites can be about historical or present day pirates, fact or fiction, serious or fun as long as they are of interest to most of us seafarin' pirates.
From goth to punk - professional to pirate.
Pirate parties, historical re-enactment events, theme weddings, theatrical wardrobe from hats to frock coats to shirts and blouses, pants, boots and accessories.
www.ringsurf.com /netring?ring=pirate;action=index   (1655 words)

  
 Pirates Homepage
One of the Year 5 themes is on Pirates.
If you love pirates (and most of us do) you'll love this children's story about a ten year old boy who finds himself living the life of a pirate aboard their ship "The Devil's Breath".
Pirates, Buccaneers and Privateers - find out what these terms mean.
www.rochedalss.qld.edu.au /pirates   (260 words)

  
 Jolly Roger - Pirate History
It is thought to have come from joli rouge (pretty red), a wry French description of the bloody banner flown by early privateers.
Whatever the derivation, the flags were meant to strike mortal terror in the hearts of the pirate's intended victims.
The skull and crossbones motif first appeared around 1700 when French pirate Emanuel Wynne hoisted his fearful ensign in the Caribbean -- embellished with an hourglass to show his prey that time was running out.
www.cosmosmith.com /jolly_roger.html   (122 words)

  
 Pirate Ship Revenge - Four points to the port side and pour on the sail!
Pirate Ship Revenge - Four points to the port side and pour on the sail!
Two pirate ships battle it out in what looks like a mod for Counterstrike, BF1942, or some such.
Pirated copies of Adobe InDesign CS3 don't like Leopard.
www.pirateshiprevenge.com   (304 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Pirate (Eyewitness Books): Books: Richard Platt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Illustrations of various types of pirate ships, and the merchant vessels that were most often their targets, are particularly effective.
PIRATE is a great resource for kids 9 and older.
PIRATE will take the reader from ancient pirates through the golden age of piracy (1700's) until piracy decline in the 19th century.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0679872558?v=glance   (1096 words)

  
 Talk Like A Pirate Day - September 19
Subscribe to The Poopdeck to learn what the Pirate Guys are up to the rest of the year
Perhaps you're one of the millions of people from South Africa to Australia, from New York to the Pacific Northwest, who party like pirates every September 19th.
Talk Like A Pirate Day is an original concept created in a moment of temporary insanity by John Baur and Mark Summers.
www.talklikeapirate.com /piratehome.html   (313 words)

  
 Jean Lafitte: Gentleman Pirate of New Orleans
He is known for his piracy in the Gulf of Mexico, and lauded for his heroism in the Battle of New Orleans.
He hated being called "pirate," for, as he saw it, he was a "privateer" serving an economic purpose in an economically frugal time in a new country that needed to economize.
In short, Lafitte’s piratical methods, despite their negative connotation, proved to be a survival factor for what was to become a major American city.
crimelibrary.com /americana/lafitte/main.htm   (1099 words)

  
 Pirate Themed Treasure Hunts
Learn about the most famous pirates: their ships, weapons, crew, travels, and more.
Welcome to another world, a world where female pirates rule the waters, and danger rules the day.
I've used locales like this for jungles and pirate scenes (the water is a great place to hide a bottle with a note - just make sure that you secure it with rocks so that the current of the wash doesn't move it.)
www.questexperiences.com /quest/pirates.asp   (2765 words)

  
 Anne Bonny's Ghost Ship
Her best friends consisted of the pirates' paramours and of Pierre, the most celebrated homosexual on the island, who ran a popular ladies' establishment--- and with whom Anne had a teasing rivalry for the favors of the male population.
He decided to go back to sea with another pirate, Captain Charles Vane, but when he announced his plans to Anne, she refused to stay ashore and wait for him.
The Providence was caught by surprise, the male pirates being drunk at the time, and much to Anne's dismay, instead of fighting, the men hid in the hold and were taken far too easily.
www.geocities.com /CollegePark/4704/annebonny.html   (1394 words)

  
 The Official Site of Pittsburgh Pirates: Homepage
What should the Pirates' main priority be this offseason?
Bucs notes: Morgan heating up in the AFL
Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the.
www.pittsburghpirates.com   (59 words)

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