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Old 29-05-2011, 10:54   #1
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Blackbeard's Anchor Recovered

BBC News - Pirate Blackbeard's 'anchor' retrieved off US coast

Recovered from the Queen Anne's revenge, the 2,200 pound fisherman's anchor was the smaller of two anchors located with the wreck off North Carolina coastline. It makes you wonder what Blackbeard would have contributed to an anchor discussion.
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I'm guessing he would have said size matters! 2200 pounds!
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t'hell with all them new fangled anchors... I want THAT ONE!!!
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size DOES matter.....rofl.....
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size DOES matter.....rofl.....
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(blushing) count on it !!!!
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I'm guessing he would have said size matters! 2200 pounds!
How big was his treasure
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now, THAT is a good question........
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I can just see black beard. Honey I'll be back here tuning thus wheel and yelling commands you go pull the anchor up.
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I can just see black beard. Honey I'll be back here tuning thus wheel and yelling commands you go pull the anchor up.
but, dahlingk, if you reallly want that anchor, you can swim down to fetch it......
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I think can swim to fetch it. Thanks.
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Who ever says size doesnt matter is completely lying ....
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Who ever says size doesnt matter is completely lying ....
So it's not the motion of the ocean anymore?
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Re: Blackbeard's Anchor Recovered

Really the secret to successful cruising is lots of swabbies to haul your 2200 pound anchor. You feed them hard tack and salt cod, keep them a little tipsy on cheap rum and dreams of maidens and riches over the horizon and when they get restless shove them over board. A quick press gang and your on your way again.
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So it's not the motion of the ocean anymore?
hahahaha .... not really
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