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View Poll Results: Privateer or a Pirate?
Privateer 31 59.62%
Pirate 21 40.38%
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Old November 15th, 2012, 10:25 PM   #21

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Pirate, because it is more cool
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Old November 15th, 2012, 11:56 PM   #22

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A Privateer!!!!
Not only do I get to look stylish in my uniform:
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But also, as Kevin stated, if I "accidentally" end up getting very rich in the process, I do not have to worry about being caught, and having my wealth taken from me along with my life:
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Old November 16th, 2012, 12:00 AM   #23

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Privateer for me. Because why not? If Henry Morgan could do it, surely I could...
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Old November 16th, 2012, 03:42 AM   #24

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me' disorganised and chaotic nature compels meself to side with them pirates yarr
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Old November 16th, 2012, 04:14 AM   #25

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I'd much rather be a pirate.
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Old November 16th, 2012, 06:24 AM   #26
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A privateer could become a pirate just because they were on the other side of the world when a treaty was signed.
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Old November 16th, 2012, 06:48 AM   #27

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There may be a fine line, but still there is a line. And Kidd crossed the line. While he started legally, with Letters of Marque, eventually he turned rogue.
No he was shafted by his enemies back in England.
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Old November 16th, 2012, 07:01 AM   #28

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Can one be a software Privateer?
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Old November 16th, 2012, 07:02 AM   #29

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Can one be a software Privateer?
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The FBI has an entire division of those....
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Old November 16th, 2012, 08:27 AM   #30

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So if I had a billion dollars, could I buy a frigate and go privateering? A few oil tankers would pay me back!!
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