Picture of ePirate Costume: A Modern Take On Piracy
This Instructable will detail the creation of a modern day pirate costume. We've all heard about torrents and pirates stealing data, but what do these guys actually look like? Here's my spin on it.

What you'll need:
For your head:
  • A bandanna
  • A flash drive
  • A clip-on earring
  • A Bluetooth headset/computer headset
  • An eye-patch
  • Headphones (Mp3 player optional)

For your body:
  • A black t-shirt
  • Spray paint
  • Paint pens/more paint (you'll see what I mean)
  • A computer mouse
  • Velcro
  • Sewing skillz! (and a needle and thread)
  • An old CD/DVD (or new, whatever floats your boat)
  • An Ethernet cable
  • Buttons, the ones with the safety pins on the back

Step 1: Buttons

Picture of Buttons
I decided I would wear some buttons to further the idea of the pirating. I got pictures of the uTorrent logo, the Pirate Bay, and Lifehacker and printed them out. Then, I simply cut and glued them onto existing buttons (because I don't exactly have a button maker...).
bounty10125 years ago
Hahaha, Utorrent.
cloot1006 years ago
I like your bandana. I guess you like pirates.
sypher6 years ago
G'NERD, to the core
omgitsmario7 years ago
That is so awesome. Two thumbs way up!
technick29 (author)  omgitsmario7 years ago
Thanks man! Can you vote for me in the book contest since you liked it so much?
Done! =O
duck-lemon7 years ago
If it be a plus ye want than it be a plus ye pay your leg for me hartees. And cool idea
technick29 (author)  duck-lemon7 years ago
Thank you!
Ima_Pirate7 years ago
YAR! A great idea! My son, a modern pirate would love this! Sorry I didn't comment earlier. Was too busy playing NES games on my PSP.
technick29 (author)  Ima_Pirate7 years ago
Haha thanks man. Care to give me a plus? ;)
Yar, course matey. I also liked the button idea, as I haven't plundered any loot latetely, and can't afford an Isohunt T-Shirt.
Nice man, Nice!
technick29 (author)  T3h_Muffinator7 years ago
Thanks Muff.