publication date: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Piracy

clue: The admiral of England's royal navy is more associated with rum than any other pirate, especially here.

explanation: Captain Morgan, a brand of rum, is advertised with the phrase "the captain was here." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Ryan Dunn

A Pirate's Life for Me: Yo ho ho ho, and a bottle of rum... This week features some of the deadliest and most notorious dread pirates ever to sail the high seas, to celebrate the launch of Pirate Paradise on Funeratic.

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