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POLL: Pirates in the Golden Age Were...


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Gwydion writes:

All sorts: rogues, psychopaths, religious refugees, entrepreneurial patriots, zealots, social outcasts, revolutionaries and pillars of the community; Welcome Aboard Captain Morgan.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Vicious bullies
52
39%
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Dreamers looking for adventure
1
1%
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Poor sailors with no other options
9
7%
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Just freedom-loving scamps
2
1%
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Runaway sailors just trying to make a living
12
9%
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no opinion
12
9%
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Opportunists that got caught up in the moment
36
27%
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other (explain)
11
8%
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POLL IS CLOSED
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Personal logo Jlundberg Supporting Member of TMP writes:

I have been watching Black Sails, and get constantly amazed at the depiction of the pirates as brave and freedom-loving. When Blackbeard's ship was cornered, most of his crew surrendered without a fight despite being destined to the gallows.

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.