Britney Spears' music used by British navy to scare off Somali pirates

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  1. Angélique
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    Not sure this is true or a boat joke . . . .
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    I heard it from a different source. If you were a pirate, would you fear the sound? Arrgh!
     
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    since their religious tradition makes western women out to be all sluts and hose that will cause them to spend eternity in hell, than a successful one will be like the devil.

    Consider that the traditions among pirates at all times, superstitions largely drives their behavior.
     
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    Superstition drives their behaviour ? And here I was thinking it was just avarice !
     
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    I can think of nothing better to use a Britney Spears album for, other then skeet practice.
     
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    If the pirates get used to Britney, I suppose the next step would be to break out the Miley Cyrus. It'd be cruel and inhuman, but probably very effective.
     
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    So if they knew we greased all our bullets with lard they would leave us alone?
     
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    Maybe skeet shooting was the original reason the albums were on board . . ;)

    Good idea! If this Britney story is true I definitely think they'll believe they're going to hell when they die with lard in their bodies, so perhaps some lard filling in the bullets too. A fair warning of this should go out first, otherwise prevention wouldn't work.

    Inform the world's Navies and the armed contractors working in this field. The latter would be the early adopters of this I think, or maybe not cause it would put them out of business, the fear alone would do the job . . . :idea:

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    I think this is basic branding. Contractors can't carry a flag, but they can carry a tune. Word will get out - don't mess with Britney. Soon, you only need to put mercenaries on one out of five ships to keep the pirates honest (a poor choice of words, but you know what I mean).
     
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    I've been advocating having a pet pig aboard every domestic and international flight, for years. They can die for Allah, but their remains will be mixed with pig guts.
     
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    It wouldn't stop them.
     
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    Nope. Their favorite cleric would tell them they have a special dispensation straight from Allah if they become martyrs. Who knows? They might even get promised they can have bacon for breakfast in Paradise, along with their 70 virgins.
     
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    I've never been sure why anyone would actually want 70 virgins.
     
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    They'd all end up following the alpha and if she is mad at you, forget about it.
     

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    I agree with something Billy Connolly said years ago. 70 virgins would be an eternity in a hell like existence. 70 of them...mmm...you have to talk to them don't forget, eternity is a looooooonnnngg time!!!

    Billy say's "Give me 2 fire breathin' whores any day of the week"!

    We could stop plane hijacking in an instant. Make it law that every passenger MUST eat an egg & bacon roll before boarding......& play Brittany musak in the boarding area's.

    Billy also said "70 virgins are no good when you're flying mince".
     
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