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What is the obsession with ninjas and pirates? (plus pick your choice poll)

Old 03-21-06, 11:43 AM
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What is the obsession with ninjas and pirates? (plus pick your choice poll)

It seems like talk about pirates and ninjas is all the rage here lately.

What is it about these aggresive types that has everyone all acquiver?

I'd post some links to threads but there's too damn many.

Did I not get the memo?

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Probably some lame web site or flash animation or episode of Family Guy that sparked it.

Internet kids are lemmings.
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pirates and ninjas are old school.

it's like asking if a light saber can cut through adamanium
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Originally Posted by PixyJunket
Probably some lame web site or flash animation or episode of Family Guy that sparked it.

Internet kids are lemmings.
Pixy lives!
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I don't know but it's damned annoying.
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Ninjas 2 33.33%
Pirates 2 33.33%
They both suck 2 33.33%
Undecided-they're equal? 0 0%
I don't vote in polls 0 0%




Cool. Right now there's an even three-way. I've always wanted one of those.
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If there was a "Buford Sucks" option, the poll may've looked different.
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That's not my three-way fantasy.
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This poll should be in Adult Talk...

Spoiler:
Because it's rated ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGH.
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I've said it in other threads: I'm really tired of pirate/ninja/robot jokes where the joke is that person is a pirate/ninja/robot. They're such lazy jokes.
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I'm not sure how it all started on the forum, but I've always been partial to ninjas ever since those really cheesy Sho Kosugi movies.
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Originally Posted by Brain Stew
I've said it in other threads: I'm really tired of pirate/ninja/robot jokes where the joke is that person is a pirate/ninja/robot. They're such lazy jokes.
You're too young to have become such a crochety old man.


Oh and NINJAS!!!




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Originally Posted by Brain Stew
I've said it in other threads: I'm really tired of pirate/ninja/robot jokes where the joke is that person is a pirate/ninja/robot. They're such lazy jokes.

I think someone replaced Brain Stew with a robot.


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
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Did you guys hear the one about the pirate who divorced his wife because she was a robot? He made her walk the plank!!

What does that even mean?
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Originally Posted by Brain Stew
Did you guys hear the one about the pirate who divorced his wife because she was a robot? He made her walk the plank!!

What does that even mean?
It means you have scurvy
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There is a fucking smiley for everything, isnt there?
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Originally Posted by FantasticVSDoom
There is a fucking smiley for everything, isnt there?
Hey there Cheery McHappy! You and Brain Stew should go bowling!
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Ninja's are the way to go, they'll be able to kick a pirates ass any day of the week
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Everyone knows that pirates rule and ninjas drool. End of discussion.
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I don't get all the ninja love. They wear too many clothes and all look alike. Hot and sweaty pirates, matey, that's the ticket.
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What about robots? Or monkeys???
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robot monkey pirate!
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pirates:

sail around in ships

attack merchant vessels and collect booty

fight with cannons, muzzle-loaded pistols,cutlasses, knives, and fists

have cool catch-phrases like "Y'arrrggghhh!" and "Avast ye, land-lubber!"

party hard even in the middle of workdays, and when in port are either drinkin', wenchin', or sleepin'

wore a single earring when doing so was actually cool

ninjas:

walk around wearing tabi socks and sandals

attack random people whenever they flip out

fight with smoke pellets, shuriken, blow guns, swords, knives, and fist & feet (and BB guns)

have no cool catch-phrases, they are completely silent

strict life of discipline precludes partying of any sort

all black is so last decade

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I voted undecided... never could pick a side on this hot issue.

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