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PIRATE LEGEND

Lusca

Some claim it is the cross between a giant shark and an octopus. Others say it more like a cross between giant squid and an eel. No matter how you describe this giant cuttlefish, it is believed to haunt the waters of the Caribbean. They lurk in the blue holes, a vast network of underwater caves, and they come out of them to feed on unsuspecting victims that wander to close or happen to startle their rest. They are especially active around the Bahamas but supposedly exist throughout the Caribbean Sea.

Few people survive an attack by the lusca. This vicious animal attacks a ship from below. The first sign of the attack is the whirlpool that forms under the ship. Then the lusca’s tentacles wrap around the ship and with a jerk it pulled into the depths of the ocean. As the whirlpool subsides, all that is left is what the lusca didn’t digest; perhaps a bit of wood or a sail or other items that would float to the surface. Lucky be the pirate who survives the Lusca! Or so the myth goes.

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November 30, 2012

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November 30, 2012

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- What's a good name for a pirate?

- ARRRRRRnold!

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November 29, 2012

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DID YOU KNOW THAT...

…a Cabin Boy is typically a young boy of privileged birth who is sent to sea to learn the maritime trade. Typically the cabin boy waits upon the officers of the ship. In some instances he may act as the Captain's servant. The cabin boy will run messages and errands for the officers, prepare their uniforms, perhaps even fetches their dinner. Because he is an apprentice of sorts, he is also expected to learn all aspects of the maritime trade. The cabin boy works long hard hours. Even on pirate ships, the captain might employ a young energetic fellow as a cabin boy.

... the Marauder is not just a fearless pirate, but also an armoured, mine-protected vehicle that is produced by the Paramount Group in South Africa.

… A junk is an ancient Chinese sailing vessel/ship design still in use today. Junks may have developed from very early bamboo rafts which had a high stern. Cromagnon cave paintings on the Indo China coast show junk shaped double hull vessels. Junks were developed during the Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD) and were used as sea-going vessels as early as the 2nd century AD. They evolved in the later dynasties, and were used throughout Asia for extensive ocean voyages. They were found, and in lesser numbers are still found, throughout South-East Asia and India, but primarily in China, perhaps most famously in Hong Kong.

In some regions of Vietnam junk is still used as a floating house.

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November 27, 2012

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November 27, 2012

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November 26, 2012

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November 24, 2012

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PIRATE LEGEND

Davy Jones

In the English folklore Davy Jones was an evil sea spirit, “a sea devil”.

The first source of the use of the name comes from Tobias Smollett's. The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle 1751:

"'By the Lord! Jack, you may say what you wool; but I'll be damned if it was not Davy Jones himself. I know him by his saucer eyes, his three rows of teeth, his horns and tail, and the blue smoke that came out of his nostrils. What does the blackguard hell's baby want with me? I'm sure I never committed murder, except in the way of my profession, nor wronged any man whatsomever since I first went to sea.' This same Davy Jones, according to the mythology of sailors, is the fiend that presides over all the evil spirits of the deep, and is often seen in various shapes, perching among the rigging on the eve of hurricanes, shipwrecks, and other disasters, to which a seafaring life is exposed; warning the devoted wretch of death and woe."

The first source that mentions Jones' locker is the 1803 Naval Chronicle:

"...seamen would have met a watery grave; or, to use a seaman's phrase, gone to Davy Jones's locker."

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November 23, 2012

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November 23, 2012

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- Why don't Pirates use the metric system?

- Because they like to say YARRRRRRRRRD!

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November 22, 2012

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Ahoy me Hearties!

Pleased I am to wish you and yours the happiest of Thanksgivings from our crew here at Plarium!

A double ration of grog all around, and smooth sailing to ye!

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November 22, 2012

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Captains!

Are you ready to know who won 500 RUBIES?

You did a great job and 3 randomly chosen winners get 500 RUBIES each.

So the lucky winners are:

- Patrick Gariépy

- Dany Rila

- Slobodan Mitrovic

And the correct answers are:

1.What was the name of the ship that Jim Hawkins, Captain Alexander Smollett and Long John Silver sail aboard in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic pirate story Treasure Island?

- The name of the ship was Hispaniola (The Pequod was Captain Ahab's ship in Moby-Dick, The Beagle was Charles Darwin's boat, and a black spot was a mark of death for a pirate in Stevenson's tale.)

2. What pirate was known as “The Navigator” and why?

- There were two pirates who were known as "The Navigators".

Sir Thomas Cavendish (19 September 1560– May 1592) was an English explorer and a privateerprivateer known as "The Navigator" because he was the first who deliberately tried to emulate Sir Francis DrakeFrancis Drake and raid the Spanish towns and ships in the Pacific and return by circumnavigating the globe.

Prince Henry of Portugal (1394-1460) was called the Navigator because he commissioned many exploratory voyages - mainly in search of a sea-route to the Indies - and had maps made based on the explorers' data. Much of the early mapping of the West African coast came about this way.
He was also called the Navigator because of the navigation school he built and that's were he taught sailors map making ship building and all about navigation (well as much as he knew).

3. If pirates happen to quarrel on the ship, how did they resolve the quarrel?

- Pistols and swords on shore. Pirates had formal articles which members of the crew signed, or at the very least, agreed to. One of the conditions of being a crew member was that if you have a disagreement you don't settle it while onboard. It was generally not acceptable to have women or small boys onboard either, as this could also lead to disputes. One of the captain's prime functions was to keep the crew happy and functioning as an effective team.

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November 22, 2012

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3 winners will be chosen RANDOMLY and will get 500 RUBIES. The time of submission doesn't play crucial role anymore! Everybody can win!

Here are today's questions:
1) What was the name of the ship that Jim Hawkins, Captain Alexander Smollett and Long John Silver sail aboard in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic pirate story Treasure Island?
2) What pirate was known as “The Navigator” and why?
3) If pirates happen to quarrel on the ship, how did they resolve the quarrel?
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November 21, 2012

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November 21, 2012

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DID YOU KNOW THAT...

…Powder Monkey was a British naval term used to describe the young boys who made up the gun crews. The term dates from the 1600s. Many powder monkeys were probably pressed into service, being kidnapped by press gangs and forced to serve aboard ship. Often the powder monkeys were young lads no more than eleven to thirteen years old. They mainly assisted the gun crews and learned most of the ships basics but were paid little (if anything), treated poorly, and were expendable. If they managed to live a few years, they might eventually make it to a position of more importance on the ship. Often, due to their harsh life, powder monkeys were quick to sign articles and desert a ship. On a pirate ship, new comers would serve the function of powder monkeys.

... when The Royal Navy adopted the new-fangled submarine, Admiral Wilson said: ‘submarines are underhand, unfair, and damned un-English’. He also said that he would convince the British Admiralty to have the crews of enemy submarines captured during wartime and hanged as pirates. The pirate flag is still used by English submarines returning to their base. It is a tradition dating from the World War I, where a submarine’s crew raised this flag when they successfully accomplished a mission.
American pilots have used the Jolly Roger flag on their planes since January 1rst, 1943. The skull and crossbones flag decorated a variety of F4U Corsair planes to the F-14 Tomcat of nowadays.
... Captain John Coxon was one of the most famous "Brethren of the Coast"?
He was a late seventeenth-century buccaneer who terrorized the Spanish Main.
Coxon was considered a hero in Jamaica and was given letters to attack a troublesome French pirate Jean Hamlin, although he never found him.
Coxon continued his piratical deeds, often under the guise of a letter of marque for several more years. He was often arrested but never hanged. His ship's name was lost over the ages but his last known ship was of eighty tons, armed with eight guns and a crew of 97 men.
His life, like his ship's name ends in obscurity.

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November 20, 2012

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November 19, 2012

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November 17, 2012

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PIRATE LEGEND

Sea Spright

A ghost of the sea. The word usually refers to disembodied spirit, a ghost; a supernatural being, goblin or fairy. They haunt ships that have troubled pasts, such as mutinies or perhaps a ship that had a cruel master who was murdered or was believed to be in league with the Devil. Some people consider former slaves ships to be haunted because of their past cargo. Some sprights haunt spots where ships had sunk, basically creating "haunted waters”.
Occasionally a spright will bring warning of impending doom or warn sailors to stay out of the waters but most tend to be vengeful and troublesome. The word spright dates back to the 1500s and is an alliteration of the word "spirit".

Pirates would often offer a blessing to men they marooned or tossed a man overboard in an effort to bring rest to the soul of the condemned. If the person's soul did not find rest, it was feared they would return from Davy Jones as a sea spright. This was a reason why some ships would not return to islands where men had been marooned or to waters where murderous mutinies occurred or men were thrown overboard.

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November 16, 2012

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- What's a pirates favorite thing to do with a cell phone?

- Scan Q-ARRRR codes!
November 15, 2012

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Are you ready to know who won 500 RUBIES?

You did a great job and 3 randomly chosen winners get 500 RUBIES each.

So the lucky winners are:

- Sergio de Sousa

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And the correct answers are:

1. Why Olivier Levasseur was nicknamed "La Buse"?

- Olivier Levasseur (Calais, 1680 or 1690 - Réunion, 7 July 1730), was a pirate, nicknamed La Buse or La Bouche (The Buzzard) in his early days, called thus because of the speed with which he threw himself on his enemies.

2. Name three pirates which were depicted on the coins of the Cook Islands.

- The list of pirates depicted on the coins of the Cook Islands is rather big. The most famous of them are Walter Raleigh, Francis Drake, Martin Frobisher, Edward Teach, William Kidd, Jack Rackham, Bartholomew Roberts, Henry Morgan, James Cook.

3. How is named a war elephant rider?

- The Mahaout

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November 15, 2012

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1. Why Olivier Levasseur was nicknamed "La Buse"?


2. Name three pirates which were depicted on the coins of the Cook Islands.


3. How is named a war elephant rider?


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November 14, 2012

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November 14, 2012

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DID YOU KNOW THAT...

… there were letters of marque? A letter of marque was a commission issued by the High Court of Admiralty authorizing privately owned ships (known as privateers) to capture enemy merchant ships. The earliest letter of marque was issued in 1293 and they continued to be issued in times of war until privateering was abolished in 1856.

... one of the pirate crew members was a Sea Artist ?
A sea artist is not someone who paints seascapes. typically the term referred to the ship's navigator. The sea artist was expert at reading and correcting charts, using navigational tools such as the cross-staff, backstaff, quadrant, and sextant (depending on time period). They were also expert at use dead reckoning methods for determining longitude. Some were also capable of determining longitude using lunar observations (taking lunars). The sea artist was also an expert at reading the ocean, able to tell shallows and hidden reefs from deep waters and able to determine if storms were coming. Possessing such knowledge often would make a person the second mate if he were not already the first mate or captain. On a more broad term, the sea artists was anyone who could maneuver ships over great distances with little or no difficulty, an expert seaman.

... the Cromster (also spelled Crompster or Crumster) was a merchant ship by trade, relatively fast but not as maneuverable as a sloop. The Cromster has a foremast and mainmast but also supports a third mast to the rear which sporting a lanteen sail. Some cromster lacked the lanteen mast at the rear and instead used a gaff sail as seen on a sloop of war or corvette.
When used as a warship, cromsters would act as escorts for the larger galleons. While the cromster lacked the speed of a sloop it would have at least twice the firepower and possible three or four times the crew. It would also hold more loot.
A cromster could have a gun deck and could also lash extra guns to its top deck. The cromster would cary between eight and sixteen guns on the gun deck ranging from 4 to 12 pounders. The crew could easily top sixty and go into the hundreds. Depending on the number of cannons the living conditions would be quite cramped.
Companies or governments, having more money than your average pirate would be more likely to outfit their privateers with ships similar to the cromster. A privateering fleet could comprise sloops, schooners, frigates and even captured galleons.

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November 13, 2012

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November 12, 2012

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November 10, 2012

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Ahoy, Captains!

Aye, ‘tis miraculous time we be living in! By harnessing the latest in island Hoodoo magic, ye can now blabber to your pirate brethren across leagues of open water as if ye were standing on the same deck!

Use this ‘ere feature to plot black deeds n’ ventures with the fellow Captains of your brotherhood, or switch to Regional Mode to share the latest scuttlebutt with the Pirate Cap’ns around your island Archipelago!

(Archipelagos are divided across sections of 100,000 Captains by order of their first login date. Eg. If you are Captain # 40,000, you will only be able to talk to Captains # 1- # 39,999 and #40,001 - # 100,000)

You may now feel free to eat your messenger parrots.

See you on the high seas!

Cpt. “Bonnie” Anne O’Malley
November 9, 2012

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Ahoy, Captains!

Prizes have been spotted off the port-bow!

Prizes are ships or locations on the Sea Map that have either been captured by the evil forces of the Spanish Fleet, or are under threat of being boarded! Punish this insult by sending in your most merciless Pirates – we’ll show the scurvy bilge rats what happens when they dare to hunt in Pirate waters!

By sending your Pirates to take these Prizes, you can liberate friendly units, collect mission items, seize resources as booty, or gain experience points.

But, be warned…

Battling for Prizes may cost you heavily in units and resources, you WILL sustain higher losses than in normal raids and blockades – and you’re NOT always guaranteed a reward with each successful battle. While some may contain valuable resources or unit bonuses, other will offer you nothing but dead crew and experience points. If you win and receive no rewards, don’t lose heart – each higher level Prize you rid of the enemy significantly increases the odds of receiving a bonus on your next attempt.

As you defeat higher level Prizes, you will notice that the Spanish Fleet will offer more resistance – be sure your forces are ready for the fight, and can take a defeat without setting back your Haven. Don’t worry about running out of Prizes – these shoals are prime hunting grounds… new ones will appear each night.

Oh, and one other little thing – these here prizes also may also offer up free Dread Fleet units to Pirate Captains willing to take the risk. The battle may be frightful – but fortune favors the bold!

For more information on Prizes, read your guide carefully.

Happy hunting, and may you find the fortune and glory ye seek, me hearties!

Cpt. “Bonnie” Anne O’Malley
November 9, 2012

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November 9, 2012

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- What is a pirate's favorite hobby?

- GARRRRdening!
November 8, 2012

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Are you ready to know who won 500 RUBIES?

Today we have only one winner! Hу did a great job and he will get 500 RUBIES!

So the lucky winner is:

- Bob Fill

And the correct answers are:

1. There was a monument to Francis Drake in the German town of Offenburg. What did Sir Francis Drake hold in his hands?

- Sir Francis Drake was holding a flowering sprig of the potato plant.

2. What kind of distraction invented pirates overtaken by calm sea?

- Overtaken by calm sea, pirates invented a sack-race.

3. According to the legend, a pirate who covered his eyes with hand at the sight of the Queen Elizabeth and said, "I am dazzled by the beauty of Your Majesty!" marked the beginning of what kind of tradition?

- A pirate marked the begining of the tradition to give a hand salute.

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November 8, 2012

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November 7, 2012

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DID YOU KNOW THAT...

… the two most common foods sailors ate were salted meat and hard tack. The former might be kept in barrels for years before use. The latter was oftentimes invested with weevils. In the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic period, seamen ate a rather bland and routine diet. On Mondays they ate cheese and duff (flour pudding), Tuesdays and Saturdays boiled beef, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays dried peas and duff. On Sundays they were served dried pork and Figgy Dowdy or a similar treat. Supper consisted of leftovers from dinner, a biscuit, and a pint of grog.

… Redbeard - Hayreddin Barbarossa was a Turkish privateer who was known around the Mediterranean as Redbeard, a nickname he inherited from his older brother, Baba Oruç. After being appointed as the admiral in chief of the Ottoman Empire in 1533, he conquered Tunisia.

. . . originally the Brigantine was a small ship carrying both oars and sails. It was a favorite of Mediterranean pirates and its name comes from the Italian word brigantino, meaning brigand, and applied by extension to his ship. Brigantine was more of a captain's ship for a pirate. This was generally a 150 ton, 80 foot vessel that could carry around 100 pirates mounting over 10 cannons with a cargo space about twice as big as the sloop. She had two masts. Her main sail could be fitted with either square sails that were best in quartering wind, or fore-and-aft sails for sailing windward. This larger ship was the clear choice for battle or combat rather than the quick, hit and run type piracy tactics that were practiced with the smaller sloops and schooners. Pirates could not build a ship to order like the merchants and military did. They had to be opportunists and having looted a ship, the pirates would either burn the vessel, let it go on it's way, set it adrift, or take the ship over for their own use. Most pirate ships were no more then captured vessels taken as prizes and then altered to suit the pirates needs.

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November 6, 2012

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November 5, 2012

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November 2, 2012

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PIRATE LEGEND

Green Flash

The green flash is a naturally occurring phenomenon where there is sudden flash of emerald green light as the sun sets. This can happen when the horizon and the sky are both crystal clear. It is more common over the ocean but happens over land as well.

Well documented cases of date back to the 1600s but it became more common with longer sea voyages and polar exploration. One of the biggest myths of the green flash was created by Jules Vernes. He claimed it to be an old Scottish legend, according to which, one who has seen the Green Flash is incapable of being “deceived in matters of sentiment,” so that “he who has been fortunate enough once to behold it is enabled to see closely into his own heart and to read the thoughts of others.”Verne gives a poetic description of the color of the flash, describing it as “a most wonderful green, a green which no artist could obtain on his palette, a green of which neither the varied tints of vegetation nor the shades of the most limpid sea could ever produce the like! If there is a green in Paradise, it cannot but be of this shade, which most surely is the true green of Hope.”

There was no Scottish myth. Other people claim that the Ancient Egyptians wrote story about mystical powers of the green flash.

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November 2, 2012

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- Why couldn't the pirates play cards?

- The captain was standing on the deck!

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November 1, 2012

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