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Factual error: At the bar in Tortuga, one of the three musicians is seen playing the 'concertina', but it was not invented yet. Sir Charles Wheatstone, an English physicist (b.1802 - d.1875), invented the 'concertina' around the mid 1800's. The 'concertina' is a small musical instrument like an accordion, with bellows and keys.

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Continuity mistake: When Pintel, Ragetti and the dog are aboard the row boat, extra rowlocks (wooden posts attached to the gunwale) appear behind Pintel when the dog jumps overboard, and then they disappear when the wave flips them over.

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Continuity mistake: When Jack sneaks away on the long boat, during the Kraken attack on the Pearl, there is a close-up of Jack looking back at the land, then picking up and dramatically opening the compass. However, in the previous shot showing the Pearl, the compass is actually seen at the bottom of the shot - already being held open.

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Continuity mistake: When Jack knocks the pirate's detachable head off with the coconut, the chest drops with the lock facing the ground and the lid's two hinges facing up. However, when Jack reaches the chest, it is the lock's side actually facing up now, before he turns the chest upright - with the lock facing him.

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Continuity mistake: Aboard the Flying Dutchman, when Will sneaks in to steal the key, as the shot draws closer to Jones the quills are shown on the organ keys - with one leaning over the keys. In the next shot, as Will reaches sleeping Jones, both quills are leaning away from the keys, and an extra quill stick (feather free) suddenly appears.

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Continuity mistake: When Jack speaks with Elizabeth on the dock and asks, "Are you certain? Is that what you want most?" the kohl very noticeably does not go around his entire left eye in this close-up, but, in previous and following shots it does.

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Continuity mistake: At Tia Dalma's, when Jack says, "Look, an undead monkey," and shoots the monkey, the flame of the candle above the monkey is extinguished from the gunfire. However, in the next shot that candle is burning brightly.

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Continuity mistake: When the cannibal walks across the bridge and sees some prisoners fall to their death and the others escaping, there is a long stick, which has a black design on it, threaded through his lip. When he arrives back at Jack's roasting, the stick's design is very different. (00:36:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Elizabeth speaks with Jack at the dock, about finding Will, her white pointed collar repeatedly jumps over and under the brown leather strap, at her right shoulder.

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Continuity mistake: During the Kraken attack on the Pearl, Jack sneaks away in the long boat at the Pearl's port side. However, when Elizabeth walks over to the deck rail, sees Jack and says, "Oh, you coward!" she is actually standing at the Pearl's starboard side, and it would be quite impossible to see Jack. Take note of the rail rigging and mast.

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Continuity mistake: When Will hangs upside down, as he shouts, "Who wants it? I could do this all day!" his necklace dangles freely, beside his face. However, when Will is shot by the dart, the necklace is mostly tucked into his shirt.

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Continuity mistake: At the Brown Toad, when Adam fries up the worm and eggs, it is served to Boilerhead, and the eggs differ between following shots.

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Continuity mistake: On Billy's first day at the new school, he writes his full name on the board, but in the following shots the handwriting continually differs.

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Continuity mistake: When Elizabeth, Jack and Gibbs speak on deck about Beckett wanting the chest, the flask's black strap repeatedly jumps over and under the cloth round Gibb's neck.

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Continuity mistake: Whilst Elizabeth hides, Beckett walks into his office and the wood chest is seen in the foreground; under the lid the paper sticks out, whose edge is creased and has writing. When Beckett lifts the lid the crease is gone and the writing differs.

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Deliberate mistake: When Will is bound and brought before "Chief" Jack, Will says, "The compass!" and there is a close-up of the compass, as it hangs to the right of the long striped cloth. However, in all other shots the compass hangs to the left of the red and white striped cloth. This is a flipped shot - note the large buckles.

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Continuity mistake: Aboard the Pearl, when Jack goes in search of rum, he sees Bootstrap and places the lantern down with the metal clasp at the center - note the handle. However, when Bootstrap says, "I already told you Jack, time's up," the clasp is actually moved to the side - note the handle.

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Continuity mistake: After Jack jumps from the wheel via the vine, two coconuts fall at his feet. When he looks down at them, in the close-up their positions differ.

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Continuity mistake: When Jack, Elizabeth and Norrington remove the small chest from the larger one, and when Will kneels beside them, there are letters, etc lying on the large chest's lid, which change, disappear and reappear.

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Audio problem: Before the Tortuga bar brawl the musicians are shown playing their instruments. When Elizabeth says, "I just wanted to have the pleasure of doing that myself," it is quiet in the bar, but the violinist is seen happily playing directly behind her and no sound is heard.

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