Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

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Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby JSStryker » Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:06 am

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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-28

Postby eee » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:46 am

And a Happy New Year to one and all, as well!

(I thought it was Jin at first. But no, it's the little teapot, short, not stout, and quite flexible. I wonder if she paints her nails or if, hand and foot, they're naturally that color.)
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Dave » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:07 am

eee wrote:And a Happy New Year to one and all, as well!

(I thought it was Jin at first. But no, it's the little teapot, short, not stout, and quite flexible. I wonder if she paints her nails or if, hand and foot, they're naturally that color.)

Fragile spirit, once was clay...
Favorite color? Who can say?

Might this be residual glaze,
from her early teapot days?

Pablo'd be the one who's knowing
if young Ruri's slip is showing.

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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Just Old Al » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:37 pm

Dave wrote:
Pablo'd be the one who's knowing
if young Ruri's slip is showing.


Simply trying to glaze over that, are you? I think the populace will be thoroughly fired by it.

Deposits an envelope of cannabis tea in the Pun Jar...gives all new meaning to the term teapot, eh?
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Dave » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:54 pm

Just Old Al wrote:
Dave wrote:
Pablo'd be the one who's knowing
if young Ruri's slip is showing.

Simply trying to glaze over that, are you? I think the populace will be thoroughly fired by it.

Deposits an envelope of cannabis tea in the Pun Jar...gives all new meaning to the term teapot, eh?

Tea and bisque-uits? How terribly English of you! :)
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Just Old Al » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:19 pm

Dave wrote:Tea and bisque-uits? How terribly English of you! :)


Dave, I've explained this before. One consumes tea FROM the China, Not WITH the China.

Far too crunchy. A proper biscuit is crumbly.
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Typeminer » Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:17 pm

Oy. These poor sellin' china jokes could cloud your vitreous.

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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby jwhouk » Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:05 pm

Don't get Alkarii into this, or he'll talk about all the porcelain he slings all night...
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby TazManiac » Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:13 pm

And don't forget, you get another dish to add to the collection w/ each fill-up... (cue Glych to query "Huh?"...)

- deposits some green-stamps into the Pun Jar... -
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Dave » Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:31 pm

TazManiac wrote:And don't forget, you get another dish to add to the collection w/ each fill-up... (cue Glych to query "Huh?"...)

- deposits some green-stamps into the Pun Jar... -

Truly the acme of obscure references from the days of our youth...
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:40 pm

Dave wrote:
TazManiac wrote:And don't forget, you get another dish to add to the collection w/ each fill-up... (cue Glych to query "Huh?"...)

- deposits some green-stamps into the Pun Jar... -

Truly the acme of obscure references from the days of our youth...

Top value for that reference.
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby jwhouk » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:01 am

It's too bad that S&H never made it to the age of the internet. They could have been so much fun to collect, especially if you used digital payments or QR codes.
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby GlytchMeister » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:41 am

*siiiigh*

My inability to catch references to old and often not-so-old stuff has become a forum in-joke. I don't know how to feel about this.
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Hansontoons » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:50 am

GlytchMeister wrote:*siiiigh*

My inability to catch references to old and often not-so-old stuff has become a forum in-joke. I don't know how to feel about this.

Have no worries! It’s just a bunch of old(er) guys having a fleeting “hurrah” with trivial knowledge that earns kudos amongst their peers. I must include myself- with a mention of “flowerdy towels” that were included in boxes of laundry detergent. I think it was Dolly Parton and Porter Waggoner that schilled that stuff.

I don’t think my folks ever saved enough of those miserable trading stamps to get anything!
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby jwhouk » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:35 am

...and then I discovered that they still exist, only they're called Greenpoints now...
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Just Old Al » Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:35 am

TazManiac wrote:And don't forget, you get another dish to add to the collection w/ each fill-up... (cue Glych to query "Huh?"...)

- deposits some green-stamps into the Pun Jar... -


And don't forget the 'steak knives'...
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:30 pm

Just Old Al wrote:
TazManiac wrote:And don't forget, you get another dish to add to the collection w/ each fill-up... (cue Glych to query "Huh?"...)

- deposits some green-stamps into the Pun Jar... -

And don't forget the 'steak knives'...

Going back further - Dish Night at the movies - Fiesta Ware
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Dave » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:47 pm

AnotherFairportfan wrote:Going back further - Dish Night at the movies - Fiesta Ware

Somehow, the idea of giving out radioactive tableware as a promotional gimmick seems like a quintessentially American sort of thing.
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby TazManiac » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:50 pm

"Tha Feels!, Tha Feels!!!", Don't worry GlitchMeister (did I spell that right?), I keed, I keed... :roll: ;) :P
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Re: Have A Happy New Year! 2017-12-29

Postby Sgt. Howard » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:26 pm

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