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Jechbi
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Pirate Laws

Postby Jechbi » Sat Jun 13, 2009 6:38 pm

New TOS for Dhammic free-for-all? http://www.piratelaws.com

Just kidding, tho this one is pretty good:
Pirates do not say "please" or "thank you". The phrase "Arrr, I'll probably kill you tomorrow" is an acceptable alternative for "Thank you".

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Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: Pirate Laws

Postby Paul Davy » Sat Jun 13, 2009 11:38 pm

Greetings Jechbi,

International Talk Like A Pirate Day should be coming up soon, shouldn't it?

(looks it up...)

September 19th.

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Pirate Laws

Postby Ben » Sat Jun 13, 2009 11:45 pm

Thanks Jechbi

Some of my faves...

No pirate shall attend a movie with less than an Arrrr rating.

If circumstances demand a career change, a move into real estate brokerage or tax collection shall be considered a lateral move and said individual may keep their pirate status.

No pirate shall ever sit on a toilet seat, for any reason.

Pirate Law: You can't spell pirate, without "irate". There's a reason for that, so don't even try.

No pirate will ever, ever raise his pinky when drinking any sort of beverage.

Under no circumstances does a pirate speak with a Ninja, unless he first decapitates that Ninja and uses his head like a sock puppet.

FABULOUS!!!!

Ben
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Re: Pirate Laws

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Jun 14, 2009 4:12 pm

isn't this the theravadan pastaferian group?
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Pirate Laws

Postby Jechbi » Sun Jun 14, 2009 4:27 pm

Arrr, I'll probably eat his holy noodliness tomorrow.
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: Pirate Laws

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:22 pm

just remember not to dress up as a pirate get drunk then head to a populated area with a real sword

BAD TIMES :cry:
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."


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