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Old 10-01-2013, 10:58   #1
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Somali Pirates Repent

According to the BBC they have decided to get a real job ... BBC News - Somali pirate 'Big Mouth' quits
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One can only hope.
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Re: Somali Pirates Repent

So that's it? The money dries up and they take their toys and go home? Someone needs to tell em that's how evil, incorrigible criminals lose their street cred. Now who are the shoot em up crowd supposed to shoot at?
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According to the BBC they have decided to get a real job ... BBC News - Somali pirate 'Big Mouth' quits
ideally with their small boating skill's building some marina's for visiting yachts would be the way to go
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I also hope all the predatory fishing and nuclear waste disposal stop as well...
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Old 10-01-2013, 15:28   #6
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Sounding a little skeptical here ... don't you think we should give them the benefit of the doubt?
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Old 10-01-2013, 15:35   #7
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They'll probably be hired by someone who could use their skills on Wall Street.
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Re: Somali Pirates Repent

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ideally with their small boating skill's building some marina's for visiting yachts would be the way to go
That way they can charge exorbitant fees and rob people legally.
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Old 11-01-2013, 14:31   #9
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Re: Somali Pirates Repent

Here's another article from today: "Somali Pirate Kingpin Calls It Quits as Hijackings Plummet"

Somali Pirate Kingpin Calls It Quits as Hijackings Plummet | Danger Room | Wired.com
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Old 12-01-2013, 23:32   #10
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not sure if i would think it better if they were repenting rather than having made enough money and now finding it less profitable have decided to quit while ahead...

repenting is more like general butt-naked from Liberia who after sacrificing and eating people is now an evangelist !
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ideally with their small boating skill's building some marina's for visiting yachts would be the way to go
Ya...like that's a place I'd like to visit...

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Sounding a little skeptical here ... don't you think we should give them the benefit of the doubt?
Oh sure...after all they gave us.
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ideally with their small boating skill's building some marina's for visiting yachts would be the way to go
Going to be a preferred stopover location now to get your refit done. Skilled labor at cheap prices and nice beaches.
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Going to be a preferred stopover location now to get your refit done. Skilled labor at cheap prices and nice beaches.
i don't know about the skilled labour,but beautiful beaches,though you may want to take a Geiger counter............
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