Pirate Contest Winners! ☠ – Round 2

yulepetCongratulations To Our 2nd Round Prize Winners!

It’s time to announce our next round Game Code Prize Winners!

We have 6 games codes to give out tonight. Each codes provides One Random Yuletide Pet (Candy Cane Dragon, Red Baubleloon, or Green Baubleloon) + 1k Crowns.

Our Captain Garrett and Captain Scarlett LOVE our Candy Cane Dragons! They’re so cute!! To qualify for one of our codes, you had to send us the answer to our Pirate trivia question. So let’s get to it…

Our Prize Contest Trivia Question

A History Question From Real Life
What is the name of the flag generally associated with pirates
in the 17th and 18th centuries?

And the Answer Is:

jolly-rogerThe Jolly Roger!

This design was used by several pirates, including Captains “Black Sam” Bellamy, Edward England, and John Taylor. Some Jolly Roger flags also include an hourglass, another common symbol representing death in 17th- and 18th-century Europe. Despite the prominence of flags with art in popular culture, plain black flags with no art were often employed by most pirates in the 17th-18th century.

Historically, the flag was flown to frighten pirates’ victims into surrendering without a fight, since it conveyed the message that the attackers were outlaws who would not consider themselves bound by the usual rules of engagement—and might, therefore, slaughter those they defeated (since captured pirates were usually hanged, they did not have much to gain by asking quarter if defeated). The same message was sometimes conveyed by a red flag. From Wikipedia.

We had 29 entries and of those 27 provided the correct information. The 3 of us here at the Portal picked 2 numbers each; we counted through the emails as they were received and those were our winners. We picked numbers 1, 4, 7, 13, 14 and 24.

Congratulations to our 6 Captains Who Submitted The Correct Answers!!
We’ve sent you an email with your game code and instructions for how to redeem the code online.
If you don’t receive the email or have problems, please let us know.

Our Prize Winners
Captain Loyal Sean
Captain  Robert Devereaux
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Captain Loyal Dylan Bowman
Captain Wobbly Matthew Inglewood
Captain Golden Harmony Dove
Captain Loyal Martin Xavier

We hope you’ll send us a picture of your captain with your new prize so we can post it here on the Portal’s winner page!

Thanks to everyone for participating in our Pirate101 Winter Give Away contest. Follow our blog, or on Twitter @PiratesPortal for more announcements, news and contests from KingsIsle and Pirate101!

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