Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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The Pirates Of Exchange

Pi, being at least 3.14
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Whenever the exchange rate in a financial thingy place reaches the rate of 3.14, this should be recognised as the pi-rate. Whereupon, everyone should switch to pirate speech mode, me hearties.
Ian Tindale, Apr 08 2005


       I love this idea. I think pirate talk is stylish and passionate. I got this buddy whom I get drunk with and we speak pirate into the wee hours of the morn. I'm not even that good at it, but damn its fun. I think it would really brighten up the workplace. Maybe have parrots come out of chambers in the walls and plastic palms release form the ceiling every time the rate is hit as well, then for about five minutes, everyone is free to carry on and loot eachother's desk.
daseva, Apr 08 2005

       excuse me, while I take off my pinny...
po, Apr 08 2005

DesertFox, Apr 08 2005

       all a bit corny, really.
po, Apr 08 2005

       Hi [Romulox], welcome to the 'We're obsessed by pirates and custard' site.
wagster, Apr 08 2005

       Hi... well, it sure ain't Kansas...   

       What happens at night?
daseva, Apr 09 2005

       Oh, sorry, more fitting of the idea,   

       ARggh, t'aini't the likes er Kansas, matie...   

       Yon buggars take tha streets for loot yonder nightfall?
daseva, Apr 09 2005

       Tis morre fun than a pointed stick in yuur eye, yuh scoundrral ye.
reensure, Apr 09 2005

       Let's all...
simonj, Jun 17 2008

       So, extending this principle, when the exchange rate hits 2.71 do we all start talking like Yorkshiremen? ("Eee, ...")
hippo, Jun 17 2008

       could.... or maybe should.... apply to inflation. meaning our politicians must dress up thus whenever the number is reached, to alert the population.
williamsmatt, Nov 05 2008

       great idea, but i wish i knew more than 'arr', 'matey', and so on...its bad when your good name rides on it. But some of the other annotators seem to be really good. (+)
samosa_pirate, Nov 09 2008

       Ya want apple or peach pi, me landlubber beforn ya walk da plank?
popbottle, Jun 01 2014


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