A revelation in the field of pirating

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A revelation in the field of pirating

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Wed Jan 16, 2008 10:53 am

I was watching the Mythbusters Pirate Special (please no "I love Kari" posting, because she's already mine, and I don't need all of you squabbling over her) and it appears that pirates only wear eyepatches, not because they are missing eyes, but because in event of boarding another ship/being boarded, they can go from light to dark areas without having to adjust.

Example: It was noight toime aboard me ship the seaworthy Full As A Boot. Oi was takin' a small piratenap in me well-lit cabin when, with a thunderous BOOM! A cannonball rocketed through me quarters. Hurriedly, oi shouted out to me men, "AArrgh, mateys! we is bein' boarded! All hands to battle stations! We be livin' to foight anoother day!" and rushed oot into the dark. Oi shifted me eye patch to the other soide, enabling me to see in the dark, and charged onto the deck, cutlass drawn, and charged at the scurvy dogs who did dare to board me ship.

Hey, that was fun. I really got into the spirit of things, I reckon.
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Dark Adapted

Postby black bart » Wed Jan 16, 2008 5:10 pm

Arrrr...so ye be sayin that a Pirate has a ready 'Dark Adapted Eye' under his patch. I'll ave ta try it out meself.
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Wed Jan 16, 2008 5:15 pm

Yarr, that be precoisely wot oi wuz sayin'. Interestin' innit?
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overboard

Postby black bart » Thu Jan 17, 2008 8:36 pm

Arrrr...I fell overboard 4 toims afore I remembered, ye're supposed ta do it at night!
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Postby pieces o'nine » Thu Jan 17, 2008 8:46 pm

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Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:00 am

Popeye never uses an eye patch...he jus' keps a squinty wid his right eye , maybe he being preparing for night raids the whole time...ARGH!
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Fri Jan 18, 2008 4:42 am

Interestin' theory matey, but surely 'e dint get the added advantage of a stylish eyepatch.
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