When your boss frowns on the eyepatch

A skulled mouse declares your swashbuckling allegiance.

Mousenvy

There's now a discreet way to declare one's allegiance to the swashbuckling lifestyle without being obnoxiously preppy or hiding it in the parking lot . The "Crystal Pirate" is an 800-dpi USB mouse that combines "booty and bling," as Popgadget aptly describes it.

And it should come as no surprise that this $135 skulled peripheral comes from Pat Says Now, the Swiss specialty mouse house that's been responsible for novelties ranging from the Halloween ghost to the $24,000 " Diamond Flower ." The only downside to the pirate model it has succumbed to the Swarovski empire .

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