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Originally posted by m0r1arty
This is an open general conspiracies thread that hopes for those who think (even if after having a few brews) they can take on any conspiracy and win.
Originally posted by Sunrise
To lighten the mood: here's one to start.
The childhood nursery rhyme: Sing a Song of Sixpence; was actually developed to be a coded message used to recruit new Pirates without openly revealing the illegal venture. It's said that the infamous Pirate Blackbeard would pay a standard sum: a sixpence; which was very good money in the 1700's. He also promised his crew a canteen full of whiskey, called rye back in the day, hence the line: a pocket full of rye. Yes, that nursery rhyme you all sang as children used to be uttered by drunken, ruthless Pirates as a calling card to new members.