This was an infuriatingly commom complaint I had with widgets in early (late 90s) Linux window managers. A significant portion of them used crosses instead of checkboxes, so I didn't really know whether I was opting in or out to whatever action was being proposed.
yes i agree with shrik
Well the whole theme looks kind of 'pirate-ish' to me, meaning it could be a reference to 'x marks the spot' ?
I am moderating all comments to weed out spam (there's a lot of it). Comments are usually approved within a day.