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19 September - should we celebrate ...

Dan

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... Talk Like a Pirate Day?

Arrr!!!

Top Ten Pickup lines for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day

10 . Avast, me proud beauty! Wanna know why my Roger is so Jolly?

9. Have ya ever met a man with a real yardarm?

8. Come on up and see me urchins.

7. Yes, that is a hornpipe in my pocket and I am happy to see you.

6. I'd love to drop anchor in your lagoon.

5. Pardon me, but would ya mind if fired me cannon through your porthole?

4. How'd you like to scrape the barnacles off of me rudder?

3. Ya know, darlin’, I’m 97 percent chum free.

2. Well blow me down?

And the number one pickup line for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day is …

1. Prepare to be boarded.
 

JNA

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Yes
did you know that there were pirates on the Ohio River?
 

Duke Of Dystopia

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That pirates generally had a very democratic and fair system of picking leaders. Tended to have high morale versus the nation sponsored vessels and crews that chased them. The rule of thumb was the method of sharing loot once acquired. The creator of D&D has created a game called "Evil Stevies Pirate Game" in which you sale around the living room floor with your LEGO ships full of self elected democratic floatsam and jetsum sinking each other. Good way to kill a day without a lot of expense :)
 

prudence

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Sept. 19 - Talk Like A Pirate Day

Here's your chance to wear your "puffy" shirt just like Jerry...even better if you are on the Tonight Show.

Talk Like A Pirate Day

It was only a matter of time.
 

Chet

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[ot]
but only slightly.

There was a guy at the 1996 APA conference in San Diego, that was bald, had an eye patch, and wore a striped shirt. No lie.

One evening I crashed the Ohio / Kentucky state reception and a topic of conversation was "did you see the prirate..." This one chick says, "everytime I see him I think ARGGG! ARGGG Matey!"

The next day , as I strolled to the morning session [still a bit inebriated from the OH-KY party, I see the pirate in the lobby. What comes to mind of course is, "ARGGG! ARGGG Matey!"
*everyone turned and looked* Opps that was out loud. I went back to bed.

Add to this the Marriot lobby had a parrot. The day I left someone observed, "Hey, the parrot is gone" and someone walking by said, "yeah, I guess the pirate checked out".

[/ot]
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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My persoanl favorite would have to be #5. If anyone has meeting on the 19th, and I doubt any city has official meetings on a friday, should throw in a pirate phrase or two. But only if the meeting has been going for 4 hours.

Side note: My kids love Capt. Feathersword on The Wiggles...those zany Australians!
 

michaelskis

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I am going to celebrate by putting my stuff in a U-Haul, and getting out of this god forsaken place. The 19th is my last day working for the City of Reading. On the 24th I am going to be employed by the City of Portage.
 
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