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Old 06-25-2009, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Luxury ocean liners in Russia are offering pirate hunting cruises aboard armed private yachts off the Somali coast.

Wealthy punters pay 3,500 per day to patrol the most dangerous waters in the world hoping to be attacked by raiders.

Ananova - Luxury yachts offer pirate hunting cruises (http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_3374702.html? - broken link)
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Old 06-25-2009, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Palm Coast, FL & Floral Park, NY
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I gotta say I chuckled reading this.
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Old 06-26-2009, 03:57 PM
 
Location: SW France
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Blimey- Waterworld comes to life!
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Old 06-28-2009, 12:24 AM
 
Location: 3rd rock from the sun
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I wouldn't believe unattributed articles on Ananova.

They got the idea form here:
Come with us on a FUNTASTIC Cruise!!! - Forums - POLICE Magazine
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Aqua Pig International is excited to offer the ultimate adventure cruise along the pirate-infested coast of Somalia !We board our luxury cruise ship in Djibouti on the Gulf of Aden near the entrance to the Red Sea, and disembark in Mombassa , Kenya seven adrenaline-charged days later.
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Old 06-28-2009, 01:50 AM
 
Location: Aloverton
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It sounds fun, though. I would definitely enjoy using automatic rifles against Somali pirates. Although why not just use an old RPG-7 and sink their boat completely?
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Old 06-29-2009, 10:40 PM
 
Location: Spring/The Woodlands area
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As much as I love to cruise, this would be one I would have to forgo..Im a good shot, but Im also a chicken!
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