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Carina
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« on: Aug 17, 2009, 09:42 PM »

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/31940
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« Reply #1 on: Aug 18, 2009, 01:07 AM »

I saw the Real Pirates exhibit when I was Chicago a couple of months ago. It was fascinating, and a little depressing. I suspect we have more fun on our pillages than the real pirates did.
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« Reply #2 on: Aug 18, 2009, 11:39 AM »

Well, we're certainly far more comfortable. Occasionally more sober. And as far as we know, we all smell better!
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« Reply #3 on: Aug 19, 2009, 12:52 AM »

Proof I was there! Unfortunately they wouldn't allow pictures inside the exhibit.
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« Reply #4 on: Aug 19, 2009, 05:13 AM »

It sounds like the truest simulation for pirate life is loading a ship for Atlantis.
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