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A Pirate's Life for Me

Pirates
61.3k voters18 Bizarre Pirate Traditions Most People Don't Know AboutPirates have a reputation for being ruthless bloodthirsty killers and they certainly did get creative with the ways they offed peo...
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58.5k viewsWhat Was Hygiene Like On Pirate Ships?Pirate ships were dirty - there's no way around it. The life of a pirate was fraught with danger and disease, but the pirates them...
Debunking
772 voters14 Of The Dumbest Things Pop Culture Has Us Believe About Pirates"AAARRRRRHHHH, watch out for my peg leg, matey, and keep your hands off my parrot, or I'll make you walk the plank, AAARRRRRHHHH!"...
History
1.8m viewsThe 13 Most Gruesome Ways Pirates Have Killed People Throughout HistoryPirates have often been seen as bloodthirsty and vicious villains who commit evil acts of aggression without a second thought in o...
Pirates
142 voters12 Famous Sea Songs That Were The 'Hotline Bling' of Pirate CultureWhile many people might cite "Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me)" as one of their favorite pirate songs, you may be surprised to learn...
Pirates
279.0k viewsThe 10 Most Successful Real-Life PiratesA list of real-life historical pirates. When the word pirate is mentioned, images of Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow instantly...
Pirates
224 votersWhat The Graves Of Real Pirates Actually Look LikePirates are a part of history that almost doesn't seem real. They, along with Vikings, and other spectacularly costumed seafaring ...
Interesting
27.7k viewsFrom Captivity To Terrorism: The Unlikely Rise of a Legendary PirateWho was Francois L'Olonnais, you ask? Only the most ruthless and feared pirate to ever sail under the black flag. And given the ov...
Pirates
1.2k votersThe Best Pirates AnimeList of the best pirates anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation...
Entertainment
13.6k votersThe Greatest Pirate Characters in FilmThey're swashbuckling. They're bold. And they're always on the wrong side of the law. The greatest pirate characters in movies are...
Entertainment
2.7k votersThe Best Pirate MoviesThe best pirate movies have us adventuring on the open seas. Who doesn’t love a good action flick about the life of a pirate? The ...
Interesting
38.9k views13 Facts About Grace O'Malley, The Most Badass Lady Pirate You've Never Heard OfContrary to popular belief, not all pirates hobbled on peg-legs with talking parrots perched on their shoulders, patches covering ...
Relationships
68.1k viewsThe History Of Gay Marriage Among PiratesAhoy matey! This common pirate phrase may mean more than you realize! Pirates are known for eye patches, walking the plank, and c...
World History
53.3k views15 Excessively Violent Pirates Who Rained Death On Their VictimsFrom the Age of Sail to the end of the Colonial Era, pirates were a force to be reckoned with on the high seas. The most famous pi...
Jokes
2.3k votersThe Best Pirate JokesAvast ye scurvy currs and walk the plank! But not before ye be readin’ this list of the funny pirate jokes from the across the sev...
Chinese People
25.9k views10 Facts About Ching Shih, The Most Powerful Female Pirate That Ever LivedThe high seas weren't just ruled by male rogues; in fact, there were always plenty of female pirates who reigned supreme in oceans...
Entertainment
343 voters14 Things That Happen In Every Frickin' Pirates Of The Caribbean MovieWhen Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl came out, nobody realized it would launch a powerhouse franchise that ...
Historical Figures
214.4k viewsCaptain Morgan Was Real – And Way Cooler Than The Generic Booze Named After HimWhen you hear the name "Captain Morgan," images of bros posing with a handle of spiced rum with one foot danging precariously in t...
Disney
1.8k votersThe Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean MoviesAhoy, matey! We're ranking the greatest characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. From The Curse of the Black Pearl to...
Entertainment
664.2k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Stories From The ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean' Movies, Which Are All Back On Disney+It may have disappeared for a while, but Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is once again on Disney+, bringing all the Pi...