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Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Dr. Cheese, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
  2. They really need a shoot to kill order.
  3. [​IMG]

    Anything with pirates makes me think of this chart.

    But that's worth a lulz for sure.
  4. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    Talk about a having bad day.
  6. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Oh no they ditn't!!
  7. WookieeForLife


    Sep 30, 2008
    They were found with not guns.....

    They didnt throw them overboard or anything. Plus isn't this the first battle the french won? :bag:
  8. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    My hurts brain.
  9. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Don't mock Yoda man!
  10. Jimmy Bones

    Jimmy Bones

    Feb 24, 2009
    Baxley, GA
    Wasn't actually a battle.

    And they did beat themselves during the revolution.
  11. why so sigged?
  12. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    "Beware my not gun!! *pew pew*"
  13. PhatBasstard

    PhatBasstard Spector Dissector Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2002
    Las Vegas, NV.
    This just in:
    "Pirates apparently not the brightest bulbs in the box".

    That's like trying to carjack a cop because you mistook him for the Dominoes guy. :eyebrow:
  14. L-A


    Jul 17, 2008
    You know how it sounds if you come up to someone and say "Beware my not gun!" ?

  15. :D

    <Monty Python> What are ya gonna do,......shoot (k)nots at me?!? </Monty Python>

    Fetchez la vache!
  16. kingpin2512


    Aug 9, 2008
    I came here to see if someone posted a thread on this or I was going to. When I read the story I laughed and was also suprisied that the French won. :)
  17. Valerus


    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    grammar win :D
  18. hbarcat

    hbarcat Supporting Member

    Aug 24, 2006
    Rochelle, Illinois
    I think this is the second time pirates ended up on the wrong side of the French. If I remember right, the first time was about a year ago when the French agreed to pay a ransom for the release of some hostages and then followed the pirates back to their home base. At which time, they killed some pirates and some other people who they suspected were involved with piracy. Then the French government issued a warning to any pirates saying they could expect the same treatment any time someone tried to take French civilians hostage.

    Does anyone else remember that?

  19. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    It always cracks me up when Americans talk about the French not being able to fight. They have been involved in a bunch of nasty little conflicts in Africa over the last fifty years that have gotten little coverage in the USA. Handling the pirates is nothing for the French navy.
  20. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    The French helped us with our independence, so I try not to tease them overly much.

    Of course that was probably done more out of a hatred for the British than any desire to help us out...

    /needs a not gun and a do not see me rabbit

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