*peeks in* Hi! I'm new. Sort of.
"What I want to know is, when did Talk Like A Pirate Day become so commercialized? It used to be authentic, sincere; it used to mean something. I remember how I looked forward to it every year as a small child: lining up in the town square to choose my first tattoo, playing Dunk the Monk, frolicking merrily with the rats on the docks as we waited for sunset, and fireworks, and the annual Auction of the Virgins." --ralenu
, who kicks so very much ass. The lament in its entirety is here