Guest Angus MacVox

pirates versus cowboys

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there was a debate on another forum about which are cooler, pirates or cowboys... pirates were winning but I still had to chime in:

Why roam the deserts and plains when you can sail the ocean!

Rum is much tastier than whiskey.

Ponytails and bare feet beat stetsons and boots.

Port Royal a damn site more exotic than Carson City.

Which would you rather fire - a cannon or a pistol?

...anybody got any more?

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school marm or fiesty serving wench.........you make the call

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That's pretty cool Angus. Only problem is that real cowboys are some of the hardest working men around.

Modern day pirates (real ones) are criminals.

Sort of an unusual comparison.

Just a thought.

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If'n haven't go would ya rather be under a bunch of sand or to davey's locker....

Rid'n off in the sunset with yer horse...or with a handsome rogue...

pick'n cactus needles from yer arse or doubloons into yer purse.

Gold, silver, pearls, and various sparkly gems in treasure chests or digg'n a vein from ta ground...

rid'n tall in ta saddle or high upon a mast with ta wind blow'n through yor hair...

tie'n up ta horse on a rail'n or drop'n anchor off the coast of tropical island.

bound to one continent or sail'n the 7 Seas to ports unknown...

"A ship isn't a keel, haul, deck, rudder or masts...That is what a ship needs....What a ship is...a ship is FREEDOM!"

Umm tat's all fer now....

PIRATE YEAHHH!!!!

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UHHHH, pirates throughout the ages, real pirates were rogues and scoundrels....and criminals....

Most ended their days...which most had few of....danc'n ta jig...

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I'd rather be sailing the seven seas with a pirate, of course. Preferably one with some land. Earth is good.

Although a nice pair of boots is a beautiful thing! Real beautiful!

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especially tallboots lett'n yer eye end' where ta pleasurable business can begin.... B)

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Oh yeah, with doggin' heels... climbing all the way to the knees.

I had a boyfriend that had purple c'boy boots. I met him at DFW airport and flew all the way to Boston with him. It was my admiration of those boots that started the first conversation.

YeeHaa... still gotta give the cowboys their respect. I think they can live in peace. Cows don't float and ships don't sail across deserts.

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modern cowboys but, those of days gone bye were hellrais'n for sure....and even today there are still cattle rusttl'n and the like go'n on.

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I know somethin' they both have in common... short supply of drinkable water! *wink*

--Mab

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and a thirst for whiskey.... B) hoist'n a tankard to all handsome rogues B)

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Pirates and piresses are still the best in my book

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I vote fer Pirates bein' cooler....mostly because when someone breaks into a Cowboy accent...a lot of times it begins to degenerate into a stereotypical "redneck" drawl- "Howdee pahdner, let's mosey on over to the Tumbleweed Saloon!"....

A pirate accent, however, ah... everyone sounds cool when they do a pirate accent. :D

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In the old west there was NO honor among thieves. Even the nastiest pirates depended on each other just to survive the seas rath. Let alone watchin' each others back when boarding a galleon.

Just my 2 and a half cents worth,

:D Black Jack

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There's just one thing that cowboys have that pirate's don't...

Mechanical bulls.

I used to go to the Saddle Rack in San Jose every now and then and ride the one there. Having had horses for 15 years and being that San Jose is an urban area were 98% of the people in there didn't know a forelock from a fetlock, I could out-ride the other women. That was fun. Yeeeeeeeee-haw! :D

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Seven,

That may be true lassie. But pirates have "Keel Haulin'"! And mechanical bulls sink when thrown over board.

Just an observation,

:D Black Jack

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Alright, so pirates were, technically criminals... and cowboys tended to stay on the 'right' side of the law. But, come on, ladies, you've got to admit, there's always something indescribably irresistable about the rebel, the oulaw :D And, when you look at it, cowboys just don't have it :D

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OK wenches... which lad would you rather wrestle in a bathtub full of Jell-O? Brad Pitt as cowboy, or Johnny Depp as a pirate?!! (Orlando doesn't count as he's only semi-pirate)

I be a-goin' for the "Depp Charge" me-self!

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Excellent Quill. I'd have to try 'em both out first before I decide.

One at a time, of course. :D:D:D

Well, maybe we're getting down to the brass tacks now, as we say in the West.

Ultimately, it's the man (or woman) that makes the clothes, regardless of the genre, rather than the other way around.

If he switched costumes... I'd still go with Johnny Depp!

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Depp...without a doubt...of course, BUT....only as Captain Sparrow. Not a fan of Depp in anything else really. There is just something about that ornery grin of his... :D ...and of course those eyes. Went to see PotC 5 times...didn't bother seeing Depp's other movie...Mexico....just not the same.....

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Arrr...Redd might not salute his fellow gentlemen out of habit...but I must confess that if he did, Depp would win over Pitt.

Hmmm.....Depp...Pitt...Redd...nevermind...Been too long at the rum I fear.

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Oh, I'm all for Captain Jack Sparrow - it's not even a decision - without thought, JACK!

I mean, come on, Brad is attractive but he's just too true blue, too straight laced....

:D

And, hey, if push came to shove, I wouldn't mind taking Depp himself either, since the topic was brought up :D

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Cows don't float and ships don't sail across deserts.

Actually, a bloated cow will float, and they can kind of swim (at least that's what it looked like when the cowboys were all driving 'em across the Rio Grande). As for boats across the desert, just check out the picture...

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Plus, whose mode of transportation is better? Both can be rough rides, but a horse doesn't go on 24/7 as a boat can (no offense to the horse lovers out there-I like them too, but not as much as boats).

Which looks better?

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