ARRRRtillery & Sneaky, Devious Pirate Weapons!

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Postby Dr. Otis Lansa on Mon Apr 03, 2006 10:44 am

I take it Oi've never introduced you to a glass grenade, then. Ye need an old rum bottle with a screw top, an old bike tire, and a pump...


That be all Oi'm sayin' about that little nasty!
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Postby Swatopluk on Mon Apr 03, 2006 10:50 am

Don't forget the good ol' Molotov cocktails ("Mollies").
But avoid those glass mines, they are unpiratical and even considered heinous by non-pirates.
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Postby Dr. Otis Lansa on Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:02 am

Provided there's an open flame on board, a pressured mollie-bottle can be a wonderful thing.

Oi know of one dastardly way of mining a rum jar that won't be getting mentioned here, for it's far too heinous. Messing with rum just isn't honourable-like.
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Postby Swatopluk on Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:26 am

I know some sorts of rum that could be used to fill a Molly. And if you use the rum bottle: simply don't empty it. Those sorts of rum are usually not worth drinking anyway.
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Postby Enigma on Thu May 18, 2006 9:55 pm

Taunting be the pirate's best weapon, as that get's yer opponent within stabbing distance. Just be careful not to taunt too many at the same time, 'cause otherwise ye might not have enough hands to stab yer incoming victims with. And that might end unfortunate, unless you get creative.
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Postby Dr. Otis Lansa on Thu May 18, 2006 9:58 pm

Aye, taunting and a claymore mine work even better together!
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Postby Swatopluk on Fri May 19, 2006 7:29 am

Long weapons are problematic below decks. I still vote for the naginata with removable shaft. Can be used as spear, sabre, quarterstaff...
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Postby Dr. Otis Lansa on Fri May 19, 2006 10:54 am

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Claymore mine, not the sword; I suppose we could prepare one utilizin' fishheads for ammo. 'Tis a cleaver and fork for me below decks....
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Postby Swatopluk on Fri May 19, 2006 11:05 am

Oh, misunderstanding on my side, I probabyl read claymore of mine = my sword.

Btw, when has the clay pot filled with poisonous animals been used the last time as an assault weapon.?
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Postby Dr. Otis Lansa on Fri May 19, 2006 11:18 am

Last summer... lots o' rattlesnakes in my hometown, and some houseboats. :mrgreen:
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Postby The Black Spot on Fri May 19, 2006 12:04 pm

Dr. Otis Lansa wrote:Last summer... lots o' rattlesnakes in my hometown,


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Postby Swatopluk on Sat May 20, 2006 5:11 am

Give them tickets, so they can go home by plane.
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Postby black bart on Sat May 20, 2006 7:26 pm

All ye need to sort out those Claymore mines is a pair of thermal goggles...well that's how you did it in Metal gear Solid!
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Postby Swatopluk on Sun May 21, 2006 5:27 am

Another (although heinous) weapon is a cloned Rethug catapulted onto the enemy deck. The moment he lands you shout "Be careful. Hillary nearby" through the megaphone. One problem: sometimes only the head explodes from increased blood pressure.
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Postby OZ_Nick on Wed May 24, 2006 9:50 pm

Ahoy there mateys,

Oi be after a bit er ye help wi new gatling cutlass Oi bin werkin on.

Oi've been usin the mekanisem out o an ole grand father clock we pillaged offen a merchanman a few weeks ago to drive the devilish machine but oi'm afindin that the pendulum and weights get all atangled in the gubbins. Oi've lost three volunteers testin it an Oi'm findin it hard to get any more.

Have any of you fine experienced sea-men got any ideas?

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