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Famous Pirates – Long John Silver

Aaaaaarrr! There are less than two weeks until Skullduggery Island launches for the public on Poptropica. Until now, only members and lucky winners of the Skullduggery Island contest have been able to play. It’s one of the biggest islands on Poptropica so far. The best part of Skullduggery is that it’s all about pirates, and in this adventure you must defeat the notorious Captain Crawfish and his pirate crew.

In celebration of the coming launch, here is a look at some of the most famous pirates in history and literature. Let’s start with one of the best-known of all, Long John Silver.

Long John Silver was the captain of the pirates in the book, Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. He was the quartermaster of his ship and served under the notorious pirate, Captain Flint. In this story, Long John Silver has a plan to recruit several other pirates to find some of Flint’s long lost treasure. His plan is to lead a mutiny on board a ship, the Hispaniola once the treasure is found.

Long John Silver has a talking parrot, also named Captain Flint, and is missing a leg so he hobbles around on a crutch. He is one of the most famous pirates from stories and many pirates from movies and television, as well as other books, are based upon him.

About Fierce Moon

Fierce Moon is the chief blogger here at PoptropicaSecrets.com and loves to play Poptropica along with a bunch of other online games.


  1. First to comment!

  2. Second to comment!

  3. Only 12 days until Skullduggery comes out for non-members!!! I can’t wait! It’s gonna’ be AWESOME!!!

  4. Third to comment! I’m excited for Skullduggery!

  5. Rominagoescrazy

    mee too! i saw the island’s trailer and it makes me wanna scream! LOL that’s how awesome i think it’ll be great i hope poptropicasecrets is gonna make a walkthrough for this island cuz it’ seem hard 😛 peace out hommies… 🙂 P.S do u guys go on webkinz?? or webkinzinsider?

  6. I sometimes go on webkinz….:J

  7. I have a Webkinz! Twelve actually…….
    😆 :mrgreen:
    And I am not pirate knowledgeable. I will soon be in seventh grade:)
    I only know Greek Mythology and Artemis.


  9. dangerous spider ( coda )

    i’m a memeber in poptroica it will end in july 4 wich its a celebraton o. X

  10. dangerous spider ( coda )

    does anybody play wizard101
    or fusion fall
    or pirates of the cairbean online
    or club peguin
    or toon town
    or free realms
    o ya if you want my poptroica room code well here it is: aqn59
    thanks and have fun party ends at 1:oo pm! PLZ COME NOW

  11. dangerous spider ( coda )

    sry guys i haded a error on poptroica and it got out 🙁

  12. Romainagoescrazy, how on Earth could you misspell the word “me”?

  13. I’m acutally reading the book “Tresure Island” right now! And my favorite movies are Pirates of the Caribbean.

  14. This stinks! I was about to do ScullDuggery island when all of a sudden my membership ran out because it was the end of the month.

  15. Blackbeard Boy, It says that she went crazy in her name.

  16. Nevermind about that 2nd one.

  17. Is poptropica secrets going to post about the plant monsters?!?

  18. Anyone online?

  19. Rominagoescrazy


  20. Rominagoescrazy

    Wow thanks Christopher how nice and i type fast and i never fix my errors LOL see i am a bad person so that’s wy i spellesd me worng 😛

  21. im not a member yet but i still can get on skullduggery.

  22. Silver Pelican

    i only know some greek and rome. pirates got me beat

  23. pls join me in my created room code is ayj51 girls only dress in ur best clothes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! stop bye pls!!!!!!!!!!!!!<3 🙂

  24. wait it is anz26 join me!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. any1 here pls join me

  26. on poptropica

  27. im waiting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  28. i will keep writing till some1 comes ok 🙁



  31. I have a book Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.
    But I havent started reading it yet.

  32. Hey I’m Little Shadow from Poptropica. And I am having a beach part!! Come and wear bathing suits (optional) and just hang out w/ friends. So come! Code: DFP71

    C U there. 😉

  33. its quad/thomas/Super Fire from poptropica/Red Shadow from poptropica
    (i hav 2 characters)

  34. yea i didnt read the comments i couldnt be bothered lol sorry ill read them now……….. 🙂

  35. on poptropica creators blog whats the whole younger genaration game about?

  36. Ain’t no party like a beach party ‘cuz a beach party never stops!

  37. hu-lo is any1 online?

  38. COMMENT BACK PLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  39. FINE THEN B LIKE THAT STUPIDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!JK SORRY DIDNT MEAN THAT ;(


  41. Oh hey, The Cab 10145, What are you sorry about? ❓

  42. real poptropica name!! you should do one on blackbeard the pirate. yeah, he put candles in his beard and stuff.

  43. hey cuddly walker im sorry about calling ppl STUPID!!!!!!!!!!!! if that answers ur question! bye

  44. none of us are ever online at the same time!

  45. my b day is 2 morrow!

  46. True,none of us r ever online at the same time.

  47. yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees skullduggery island is coming soon yeeeeeeeees yessssssssss!

  48. Last to comment! Ha! Like they say, first will be last, and last will be first.

  49. just in case, im called cool cactus

  50. dangerous spider ( coda ) I play Toontown it fun

  51. do you have to download toontown kevin?

  52. yes u do and do u play pirates of the caribbean online its fun also theres a restaraunt called long john silvers

  53. I have that book! Robert iz my fav author!! (Besides Mary Pope Osborne)

  54. Nick, you still read those? I read, 539 paged books! Wow! OMG! I’m like in level 8000!