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30th Apr '17 1:05:35 AM Heckfire
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* ''{{ComicBook/Hitman}}'' had an arc centered on finding a coffin full of wealth in an unmarked grave in a huge cemetary. [[spoiler: Subverted rather cruelly when it turns out the dollar bills didn't survive, leaving only a green-tinted pile of papery mush in the coffin.

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* ''{{ComicBook/Hitman}}'' had an arc centered on finding a coffin full of wealth in an unmarked grave in a huge cemetary. [[spoiler: Subverted rather cruelly when it turns out the dollar bills didn't survive, leaving only a green-tinted pile of papery mush in the coffin.coffin]].
18th Mar '17 5:55:22 PM Doug86
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* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'': Subverted in the case of the notorious Freeboota (ork SpacePirate) Kaptin Badrukk, who is said to have buried vast amounts of wealth on remote asteroids. Subverted because orks use their own teeth as currency (they grow back), which end up desintegrating over time to prevent inflation, making them useless to humans ''and'' orks alike.

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* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'': ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': Subverted in the case of the notorious Freeboota (ork SpacePirate) Kaptin Badrukk, who is said to have buried vast amounts of wealth on remote asteroids. Subverted because orks use their own teeth as currency (they grow back), which end up desintegrating over time to prevent inflation, making them useless to humans ''and'' orks alike.
5th Mar '17 11:10:43 AM Goldfritha
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* In Creator/LJagiLamplighter's ''[[Literature/RachelGriffin Rachel and the Many-Splendored Dreamland'', Rachel is directed to pirate treasure when she needs some. However, this is not buried treasure; their ship was wrecked.
7th Jan '17 1:26:29 AM SeptimusHeap
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[[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] ''[[FreudWasRight that]]'' kind of [[PirateGirl "Pirate Booty"]].

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[[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] ''[[FreudWasRight that]]'' ''that'' kind of [[PirateGirl "Pirate Booty"]].
12th Nov '16 5:47:59 AM Chabal2
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* ''{{ComicBook/Hitman}}'' had an arc centered on finding a coffin full of wealth in an unmarked grave in a huge cemetary. [[spoiler: Subverted rather cruelly when it turns out the dollar bills didn't survive, leaving only a green-tinted pile of papery mush in the coffin.


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* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'': Subverted in the case of the notorious Freeboota (ork SpacePirate) Kaptin Badrukk, who is said to have buried vast amounts of wealth on remote asteroids. Subverted because orks use their own teeth as currency (they grow back), which end up desintegrating over time to prevent inflation, making them useless to humans ''and'' orks alike.
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8th Oct '16 4:05:03 AM erforce
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* The ''Age of Pirates'' series averts the trope in the same way. While you can certainly find treasure hordes and ships with substantial sums of gold and silver aboard, the majority of your income will be from the regular cargo aboard your targets--as well as from selling the ships themselves if you're able to take them as prizes in combat. Also, this will likewise be a good source for obtaining vital supplies like food, repair materials, and [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean rum. Especially rum.]]

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* The ''Age of Pirates'' series averts the trope in the same way. While you can certainly find treasure hordes and ships with substantial sums of gold and silver aboard, the majority of your income will be from the regular cargo aboard your targets--as well as from selling the ships themselves if you're able to take them as prizes in combat. Also, this will likewise be a good source for obtaining vital supplies like food, repair materials, and [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean rum. Especially rum.]]
4th Jun '16 3:52:25 PM nombretomado
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** Recorded by SteamPunk band AbneyPark as ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F14L7piSUGk The Derelict]]''

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** Recorded by SteamPunk band AbneyPark Music/AbneyPark as ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F14L7piSUGk The Derelict]]''
15th May '16 10:48:49 PM jormis29
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* ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}} 4: A Thief's End'' has Nate chasing after a pirate (Henry Avery) treasure he and his brother once tried to claim until fate intervened fifteen years before the start of the game.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}} 4: A Thief's End'' ''VideoGame/Uncharted4AThiefsEnd'' has Nate chasing after a pirate (Henry Avery) treasure he and his brother once tried to claim until fate intervened fifteen years before the start of the game.
10th May '16 8:16:25 AM SolidSonicTH
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* ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}} 4: A Thief's End'' has Nate chasing after a pirate (Henry Avery) treasure he and his brother once tried to claim until fate intervened fifteen years before the start of the game.
5th May '16 7:13:34 AM Eievie
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->'''Sissy Pirate:''' "Uh, captain? Captain? I know we usually bury the treasure, but what if, this time, we use it to buy things? You know... eh... things we like?"
->'''Captain:''' ''(shoots him, then looks at his other men, who furiously begin digging a hole)'' "Ahhr! We'll dig up the treasure in seven yarr. I've drawn a map on this cracker, which Polly will hold for safe keepin'."

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->'''Sissy Pirate:''' "Uh, Uh, captain? Captain? I know we usually bury the treasure, but what if, this time, we use it to buy things? You know... eh... know… eh… things we like?"
->'''Captain:''' ''(shoots
like?\\
'''Captain:''' ''[shoots
him, then looks at his other men, who furiously begin digging a hole)'' "Ahhr! hole]'' Ahhr! We'll dig up the treasure in seven yarr. I've drawn a map on this cracker, which Polly will hold for safe keepin'."



The reality of piracy was a lot more pragmatic. Food, fresh water, weapons and ammunition, timber, ropes, and sails were all of more immediate value to the corsair than a chest full of gold (which, if they ever got any, would promptly be ''spent'' on food, fresh water, weapons and ammunition, timber, ropes, and sails, with what was left going to drinking and whoring before they got caught and hanged). These things kept their ships and crews operating outside the reach of the law. In addition, very few cargo vessels carried that kind of wealth. Those that did were warships sailing in groups with enhanced security to fend off any pirates that might attempt an attack. (Certain, more mundane-looking cargoes, mind, might be more valuable than we would think of today - alcohol, fabrics, spices, and various 'exotic' items from extremely far afield)

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The reality of piracy was a lot more pragmatic. Food, fresh water, weapons and ammunition, timber, ropes, and sails were all of more immediate value to the corsair than a chest full of gold (which, if they ever got any, would promptly be ''spent'' on food, fresh water, weapons and ammunition, timber, ropes, and sails, with what was left going to drinking and whoring before they got caught and hanged). These things kept their ships and crews operating outside the reach of the law. In addition, very few cargo vessels carried that kind of wealth. Those that did were warships sailing in groups with enhanced security to fend off any pirates that might attempt an attack. (Certain, more mundane-looking cargoes, mind, might be more valuable than we would think of today - alcohol, today--alcohol, fabrics, spices, and various 'exotic' "exotic" items from extremely far afield)



[[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] [[FreudWasRight that kind]] of "[[PirateGirl Pirate Booty]]".

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[[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] [[FreudWasRight that kind]] ''[[FreudWasRight that]]'' kind of "[[PirateGirl Pirate Booty]]".[[PirateGirl "Pirate Booty"]].



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