🏴‍☠️Old Pirates Never Die! Why?🏴‍☠️

Well I saw this this morning and was a bit shocked.

4 Years of sailing the ever changing seas of E&P.

I have never played any game so long in my 3/4 of a century on this planet. (Well not quite 3/4).

I can’t even imagine the hours that I have invested over the years, but I don’t think they would’ve been invested if I didn’t find joy along the way.

I have spent some money but nothing that brings me great remorse.
I have gotten some decent heroes but realize with the influx of so many new things that I will never have nor do I need to chase all the new shiny toys to have fun.
I have only been with two alliances over the past four years and I have seen a lot of people come and go.

I have struggled with health and found a wealth of support through this forum.

I am a long time member of “ The Pirate Horde “

@zephyr1 recruited me many years ago and I went from three star titans to 12 star titans in a blink of an eye and never looked back.

Like many most of my enjoyment comes from the camaraderie of all my shipmates through the years.

On the other side of the coin I have met so many good people through this forum over the three years that I have been here.

I do seem to have a knack for staying out of the negative and utilizing the wealth of knowledge that has been passed down from so many intelligent people and statisticians who have sacrificed so many hours to make everybody’s gameplay more enjoyable.

The community content over the years has kept me laughing although life would sometimes have me cry. :rofl::rofl::rofl:

I don’t do social media but is that a lie ? Is this social media ?
I really don’t think it is.

We are a worldwide community made up of all walks of life that have been fortunate to share so much time together.

I still have fun after four years and a couple of the reasons why I do are quite simple.

First and foremost I realize it’s just a game.
With all the craziness in this world I would never let something like A game bring misery to me.
That would be illogical.
I still love raiding and being raided.
Good boards ,bad boards ,win or lose,
Pirates enjoy battle. :pirate_flag:

Even with the different modes of war I still enjoy them immensely.
Again Pirates enjoy battle. :pirate_flag:

I’ve seen many come and go and truly feel that I made friends over the years here.
It would take me a day to tag everyone that has brought a smile to my face over the years.

I would like to thank all of the moderators since I have been here that have put so many hours, so much time, and in the midst of some pretty severe storms have always been able to smooth things out.

Thanks for the wonderful experience all my friends, I really do remember each and everyone of you !!!




kudos and congrats on 4 years… and thanks for being such a big part of the community that you so enjoy and praise :slight_smile:


Aw @anc1ent1 … that is a beautiful post.

Big love from (hopefully) your favourite puffin!

You are an integral part of The Pirate Horde and of this Community … a most special old pirate indeed! Forever young at heart.

Keep on rocking and plundering and pillaging!

Rum to celebrate :tumbler_glass: :tumbler_glass: :tumbler_glass: :pirate_flag: :skull: :pirate_flag: :skull: :pirate_flag: :skull:

In my imagination …



Pirates never die, we just keep on fighting and drinking!




Pretty sure you can check in the Play Store how many hours. :wink:

I’m glad you are still with is @anc1ent1 !


~Raises a mug of rum to @anc1ent1! Thank you for being a part of this journey with us, and for all that you continue to do for us.

It’s an honor to sail with you and the Horde, my friend. :tumbler_glass::pirate_flag:

A man once walked along the shore, and called he out to me,
“I see you are a fisherman, a lover of the sea.
I know this world’s a wretched place, but if you’ll follow me
I’ll take all of your burdens… and pirates we shall be!”

We drink, we fight and we plunder! YARR! :pirate_flag: :pirate_flag: :pirate_flag:



It is. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

It would be an honor to meet you in raids. I love pirates since this one.

Take what ye can! Give nothin’ back! :skull_and_crossbones:


This really touches the old pirates soul.
And I appreciate it very much old friend.



I waste tons of food happily looking for friends here to raid with.

One day I will stumble upon you.

Your kindness and dedication to so many people will be embedded in many souls old friend.



Love your post… I am fast approaching four years too, and can’t believe it.
Yes, there are things about the game that send you crazy but enough still to keep me here. Positive posts from people like you is certainly one of them.


I agree sometimes we just have to leave crazy where it belongs.

If we look for the fun the crazy seems less relevant.
Congrats on almost 4 years.

Keep on smiling.

Yarr !!! :pirate_flag::palm_tree::sunglasses:


Well my young friend I am sure glad you’re still around also.

Hope life is good for you and yours.

Best of luck in all you do !!!



While I don’t have quite your experience level in the game, I agree that it can be a lot of fun. Have to be like a duck, and when RNG rains crap on you, just shrug it off!



I’m glad to see that you’re still around @anc1ent1. I always enjoy your posts. Your positive outlook (especially after all you’ve been through) is much appreciated. I lost my best friend to cancer this past November. I still can’t believe that he’s gone.

Keep fighting and drinking, and may the wind be ever at your back, :beers: :pirate_flag:



We started playing in the same month.

Shiver me timbers! Me wooden leg has termites.


We have a dedicated termite inspector aboard the ship for this very eventually. @Yomagn-tho … your assistance may be needed.


So sorry to hear about your friend.
Life really does change after the “C”

I try to be thankful for each day although sometimes I fail epically.

I’m glad you’re over there at one of the best alliances in the world.

I hope you have a great weekend and it was nice to hear from you.

Yarr !!! :pirate_flag:


Thanks to you @anc1ent1

For being around

For being so positive

For being so nice


I don’t know what we would do without the pirate gang

You guys are all rocking

Maybe one day I can be promoted and become a piratess :green_heart:


apologies if I missed any pirates on the forum


Talk about nice.

You own all the real estate on that!

Can’t imagine how many people you make smile every day here.

If we get a opening, you’ll most certainly get a invite.

Hopefully you’ll bring rum.

Yarr !!!