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Finnish Pirate Party to be established - founder interviewed

Written by Matti Vähäkainu (Google+) @ 14 May 2008 8:45 User comments (23)

Finnish Pirate Party to be established - founder interviewed Following the example of western neighbor Sweden, Finland is about to get their own Pirate Party. During 24th and 25th of May Finnish Pirate Party will hold their two day constitutive meeting. Rick Falkvinge, the founder and chairman of Swedish Piratpartiet, will deliver a speech as one of the guests.
After the meeting they will start gathering the 5 000 supporter cards necessary to officially register the party. The organizers said that there has been a lot of interest towards the party and they except plenty of attendees. Everyone attending has been asked to enroll to avoid organization problems.

Finnish Pirate Alliance has interviewed Matti Hiltunen, the founder of Finnish Pirate Party. Here are some quick snippets:

Hiltunen was satisfied how the building of the party has gone so far and claimed that Pirate Party and its ideas will definitely stand out. Hiltunen continued that he is not interested to follow his colleague Falkvinge for the chairman position. He calls himself more of a philosopher than a politician and would like to continue to contribute as a party secretary. The party is looking for active supporters all around Finland from all social classes and age groups.

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23 user comments

114.5.2008 12:03

Viva La Resistance!!!

Quick Question, as i'm not fully up on world politics... This is a political party. Correct?

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214.5.2008 12:05

With eye patches and everything ?


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314.5.2008 12:11

Quick quick...What's a pirate's favorite letter?



414.5.2008 12:16

aa'rrrrrrrrrrrr'ggggghhhhhhhhh...

Can I bring my Parrot too?



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514.5.2008 12:18

Nope it's not R

(to be said with a pirate voice)

THE C!




614.5.2008 12:27
goodswipe
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Why couldn't the 15 year old kids get into the new pirate movie?

714.5.2008 12:28

it was rated arrrrrrrrrggggggghhhh! (R)


mixed up the two jokes earlier...

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814.5.2008 12:37
goodswipe
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What's a pirates favorite kind of cookie?

914.5.2008 12:48

ships ahoy!

heres' one...

This pirate walks into a bar with a big ship's wheel down his pants. The bartender says, "Excuse me, sir, but do you know you have a ship's wheel down the front of your pants?"
And the pirate says...
Aaargh, it's driving me nuts!!

and another...

A pirate walks into a bar and the bartender says, "Hey, I haven't seen you in a while. What happened, you look terrible!"
"What do you mean?" the pirate replies, "I'm fine."
The bartender says, "But what about that wooden leg? You didn't have that before."
"Well," says the pirate, "We were in a battle at sea and a cannon ball hit my leg but the surgeon fixed me up, and I'm fine, really."
"Yeah," says the bartender, "But what about that hook? Last time I saw you, you had both hands."
"Well," says the pirate, "We were in another battle and we boarded the enemy ship. I was in a sword fight and my hand was cut off but the surgeon fixed me up with this hook, and I feel great, really."
"Oh," says the bartender, "What about that eye patch? Last time you were in here you had both eyes."
"Well," says the pirate, "One day when we were at sea, some birds were flying over the ship. I looked up, and one of them shat in my eye."
"So?" replied the bartender, "what happened? You couldn't have lost an eye just from some bird ****!"
"Well," says the pirate, "I really wasn't used to the hook yet."

edit a third in:

One day, a pirate ship is cruising the seas off the coast of England when the scout yells, "There's a English ship on the horizon." Immediately, the crew looks to the captain, who valiantly says, "Bring me my red shirt." The captain dons the shirt and the British ship commences the attack. The captain and his men fight valiantly and crush the british attackers.

A few days later, the scout yells, "There are three English ships on the horizon." Immediately, the crew looks to the captain, and again he says (in his most manly voice), "Bring me my red shirt." Again, the English ships begin their attack and the pirates fight off all three of the attacking ships.

After the battle is over, one of the mates sheepishly approaches the captain and asks, "Sir, why do you keep asking for your red shirt?" The captain replies, "I ask for the red shirt so if I am injured in battle, you will not see my blood, and will continue to fight." The crew is in awe with these words.

The following week, the scout yells, "There are ten English ships on the horizon." The crew again looks to the captain, waiting for him to ask for his red shirt. He is silent for a moment and then says, "Bring me my brown pants."
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1014.5.2008 12:50
goodswipe
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Damn you man! Damn yoooouuuu!

In other news..

How do I go about getting an invite to this pirate party?

Guess I'll need to play my caarrrrrds right.

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1114.5.2008 12:56

take it i took your joke... sorry...

now back to all seriousness... Does anyone know if they're talking about a politcal party when refering to a 'Party Party'?


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1214.5.2008 13:00
goodswipe
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Originally posted by engage16:
take it i took your joke... sorry...

now back to all seriousness... Does anyone know if they're talking about a politcal party when refering to a 'Party Party'?
No, I said that because you guessed it or used Google - LOL!

1314.5.2008 13:04

I had actually heard the ships ahoy one before... But i'll admit to googling the other ones...


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1414.5.2008 16:54
susieqbbb
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AHHHHHHHHHHH

Stop the lame jokes just kidding.


Pirate pickup lines:

1. surrender the bootie

2. nice treasure chest

3. your wench or mine

4. ARGHHHHHHHHHHH

1514.5.2008 16:56
goodswipe
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LOL - I love number one.

1614.5.2008 20:26

What happened ? This thread has turned into nothing but a bunch of pirate jokes.

That said, What will the national baseball team ?
What will be the national football team ?



answers
The Pittsburg Pirates
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers


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1715.5.2008 4:56

All the joking aside, yes, it will be a political party/organization which hopes to get its members elected to Finnish parliament.

1816.5.2008 19:44

Do what you want 'cause a pirate lives free! You are a pirate!

1916.5.2008 20:28

If this party actually becomes reality, will the board /discussion room be called "The Pirate Bay" ?

2016.5.2008 20:55
varnull
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Davey Jones' Locker?

2117.5.2008 10:17

Aaaarrrrgggg, Pittsburgh has an "H", now walk the plank.

2217.5.2008 12:12

Lol.

Just came back to this thread. Hehe. Nice pirate jokes.




2318.5.2008 3:38

Are these "Pirates" going to be duely sworn by the government ?


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