Template talk:Pirates

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Add Roche Braziliano in famous pirates![edit]

This link was added to the template by [[]. I don't think he is that notable so I took him off but also wanted other peoples opinion on it. I also asked on his talk page. Deflagro Contribs/Talk 00:24, 22 August 2007 (UTC)

Add Bill Johnston (pirate) in famous pirates![edit]

I consider him to be important enough to warrant a place in this template. He has enjoyed a certain fame since his presence on Sid Meier's Pirates. I vote yea. Witbcoedus 23:14, 16 October 2007 (UTC)

That article seems like a stub since the intro is longer than the article. Also I am in the process of redoing this template because we had a few complaints of it being intrusive. The new one will be a banner along the bottom of the page. Deflagro C/T 23:29, 16 October 2007 (UTC)
After looking at a few other articles on the template I have added Roche Braziliano Deflagro C/T 02:18, 17 October 2007 (UTC)

I added Ushkuiniks to the list of types of pirates in the template. They're pirates, the article is a pain in the ass to find otherwise and maybe with some more exposure it'll get filled out more. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:40, 13 April 2008 (UTC)


the template's looking awesome, but it's really getting huge now.. I was just wondering on the viability of creating a separate template with just a timeline of piracy - opinions? shasYarr!/T|C 09:08, 29 June 2008 (UTC)

The "famous pirates" section needs to be reduced significantly. I mean, do we really need to list every single one of them? Maybe we should just reduce the list to only the most famous ones, and direct the readers to a more exhaustive article/list. I think everyone appreciates the fact that someone tried to alphabetically organize all of the names for easier navigation, but still; the way the template looks now, it's probably the largest template I've ever seen on Wikipedia.-- (talk) 18:08, 2 August 2008 (UTC)
I can't read most of the names of the famous pirates. I think that portion of the template needs to be condensed to a list. --Son (talk) 02:13, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Add Jack Sparrow to fictional pirates![edit]

Yeah, add Jack. He is a very popular pirate.--Carolinapanthersfan (talk) 15:45, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

As this is a wiki, you are encouraged to be bold and make the edit yourself. Best regards — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 20:49, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

also, monkey d luffy comes to mind... —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:57, 22 March 2010 (UTC)

Could someone add Jack Sparrow to the Fictional Pirates section? Because Jack Sparrow has been in three(and soon to be four), Pirate films(Pirates of the Caribbean). Therefore, Jack Sparrow NEEDS to be in this Template. (talk) 10:46, 27 June 2010 (UTC)

Crystal Clear action edit add.png Added — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 17:20, 6 August 2010 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 5 May 2014[edit]

Lawrence Prince (talk) 04:06, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

  • Yes check.svg Done - no reason he shouldn't be included. Stalwart111 05:28, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 9 May 2014[edit]

Vincenzo Gambi (talk) 04:41, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

  • Yes check.svg Done - no reason he shouldn't be included. Stalwart111 05:36, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 9 May 2014[edit]

Roche Braziliano (talk) 04:43, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

  • Yes check.svg Done - no reason he shouldn't be included. Stalwart111 05:36, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 6 July 2014[edit]

Confederate privateer (talk) 05:25, 6 July 2014 (UTC)

Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: as you have not requested a change.
If you want to suggest a change, please request this in the form "Please replace XXX with YYY" or "Please add ZZZ between PPP and QQQ".
Please also cite reliable sources to back up your request, without which no information should be added to any article. - Arjayay (talk) 14:59, 6 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done. Request is the same as those above by the same IP editor. Not really a "type of pirate" so I've included it under Miscellaneous. Stlwart111 23:31, 6 July 2014 (UTC)