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How to stop Somali pirates from attacking merchant ships

Yahoo commenter Christopher M shares practical advice in combating pesky Somali pirates, who currently hold 29 ships and roughly 660 crew hostage.

The Navy should take some merchant ships, load them with hidden guns, and make them look like easy prey. When pirates attack, then get killed. Keep it up for a while, and the pirates will be apprehensive about attacking a merchant ship. We did this to U-boats, they were called Q-ships.

Sounds like a plan. Go, counter-piracy!

MSNBC: Top 5 video game pirates

In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, it’s the best buccaneers.

“Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate’s life for me. We pillage, we plunder, we rifle and loot. We kidnap and ravage and don’t give a hoot…” when playing games, that is.

Tired of incessant World War II-themed shooters? Then drink up me hearties, these are our top five video game pirates – with choice gameplay to boot. After you check out the list, tell us your favorite gaming buccaneers.

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