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‘Behind The Helm’ Episode #5 ~ Captain Green Hair

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Behind The Helm logo

Rick Bewier, known as Captain Green Hair in the LEGO community, joins me on's own 'Behind The Helm' interview series. He lets me in on some of his secrets about where he looks for MOC inspiration, and a little insight into his past in episode #5 of 'Behind The Helm'.

So come on over to the Pirate forum to
read about Captain Green Hair in an exclusive interview!

POLL: Imperial Trading Post vs. Eldorado Fortress

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Poll to see which is better, the Imperial Trading post or the Eldorado Fortress
Today's poll is about which pirate set you think is better. The Imperial Trading Post or the Eldorado Fortress? Will you side with the Governor and his loyal soldiers in their majestic island fortress, or maybe with the more peaceful side of the Caribbean in the local trading post? It's up to you to decide!

To discuss and vote for which set is better, rush down to the forum now and make your vote count!

Poll: Pirates of the Caribbean or Vikings?

Sunday, May 24th, 2009 poll about Pirates of the Caribbean and Vikings

For a long time Mr.Phes along with Bloody Jay have been having a blood thirsty debate on who is better - Pirates of the Caribbean or Vikings. Now the decision has come to you! Head over to the forum to put your vote across and end the feud. Oh, and if that wasn't difficult enough, we are talking about Vikings and Pirates of the Caribbean, not the official LEGO® themes.

Click here to vote for Pirates of the Caribbean or Vikings in the forum.

Poll: Which pirate captain do you like now?

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Poll in the Classic-Pirates.comforum

Recently the villainous Captain Brick Beard washed ashore upon the mighty Brick Beard's Bounty, ready to rival the two other Pirate captains for the top spot. It's up to you to fight it out, which Pirate captain is your favourite. Weather it be the bountiful Brick Beard, rocky Red Beard or impatient Iron Hook, your vote will help any of these captains to get to the top spot.

Click to cast your vote for your favourite Pirate Captain in the Pirate forum.

Poll: To Wig Or Not To Wig?

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Click to have your say on whether you want LEGO® to make new wigs

There are plenty of hats, hairpieces and helmets that LEGO® have produced that fit in perfectly well. However if you want to make an aristocratic force or possibly just some high status members of your port you have yourself a problem. This poll is for you to vote on whether you think LEGO should make new wigs similar to those worn in the 17th and 18th centuries, you can visit the forum to see many examples of these.

Click here to cast your vote on whether you think The LEGO® Group should produce new LEGO Pirates wigs in the forum!

Poll: The return of the Spaniards

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

Click to vote on whether you would like to see a return in the Imperial Armada sets in the forum

What's that coming over the horizon? Could it be the near return of LEGO® Imperial Armada sets? Even if it isn't we would like to know your opinion and whether you would like to see them return. Recently we have seen tell tale signs of a return by the distinctive helmets worn by the Armada appearing in some other LEGO sets. What do you think?

Click to voice your opinion on whether you think the Imperial Armada sets are going to return in the forum


‘Behind the Helm’ Episode #4 ~ Bonaparte

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

'Behind the Helm' Episode #4 ~ Bonaparte

Yes, we know, it has been ages since we released an episode of Behind the Helm. But we have been working very hard on other things. Anyhow, as compensation, we have an extra long interview today, with one of the most powerful pirates on our forum - Tom 'Bonaparte' Jacobs.

So rush over and read 'Behind the Helm' #4 - Bonaparte in the pirate forum!

‘Behind The Helm’ is coming…

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Behind The Helm

Dear readers,

Yes, we know. It's been a long time - too long - since we released an episode of 'Behind The Helm', but all has not been lost. We are working on something special with a highly influencial pirate fan...

Meanwhile, make sure you check out the already released interviews:


Captain Zuloo, 'Behind The Helm' Coordinator

POLL: Which Pirate ship is the best?

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Poll to see which is the best pirate ship

Which pirate ship is the best? Which is your favorite? In this heated debate, members vote for their favorite pirate ship, but who's winning is the real question! Is it the Black's Seas Barracuda or the Skull's Eye Schooner? Maybe its the Red Beard Runner or the Renegade Runner. Or maybe even the Cross Bone Clipper!

To vote or even discuss your favorite ship, rush down to the forum now!

‘Behind the Helm’ Episode #3 – Erdbeereis

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Get over to the pirate forum and check out Erdy's LEGO® story!

Yargh! has started an exclusive interview series! Your host, Captain Zuloo, will be ploughing through the online pirate community to find the most interesting personalities and exposing their stories.

In this episode, we meet an interesting fellow, and indeed, he is a Eurobricks Fellow. Erdbeereis is a Shipyard Master as well as a Eurobricks Reviewer's Academy Teacher, and is one of the most dedicated LEGO® fans there is. Erdbeereis shares with us how he helps out around, as well as an in depth discussion on the Academy and what he does in his spare time.

So come on and check out Erdbeereis's 'Behind the Helm' interview in the pirate forum!

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