tUEsdAy tEAdAy, 4/08/08


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A few months ago, 90% of responders said they were drinking their tea alone, BUT TODAY, we want to know, do you prefer to drink your TEA alone?

Yes. For me, tea is a state of mind, focus. I definitely prefer my tea alone
1
2%
Yes, most times I like my tea alone. It is a retreat, a private moment
11
19%
Yes, generally I prefer my tea alone
8
14%
Yes/no...I prefer to split my tea time
26
45%
No, generally I would prefer tea time shared
5
9%
No, I generally prefer tea time shared
1
2%
No, I would always like to share my tea time with someone
1
2%
Other
5
9%
 
Total votes : 58

Postby Daughteroftheki... » Apr 8th, '08, 18:37

Chip, perhaps we could start a tEa-Harmony.com group for you???
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Postby tenuki » Apr 8th, '08, 19:19

So far today:

Buddha Hand (local shop)
Legend of Tung Ting (thome)
2006 Wuyi Zheng-Yen 'Ban Tian Yao'


GongFu up!
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New here, but here's my tea today ....

Postby ThinkingOutLoud » Apr 8th, '08, 19:44

I usually drink my tea along, a respite from a busy house. Right now, I'm enjoying a cup of Citron Green while listening to Emiliana Torrini. The cup before this was Casablanca Twist. At a local shop this morning I had a completely horrid cup of Peppermint (taste grass) and this morning at home I had my usual pot of Irish Breakfast. Hope everyone has a good night.
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Postby jim109 » Apr 8th, '08, 20:36

Hello all, new to tea and tea chat. I have a hard time deciding betwenn yunnan gold or keemun in the am...but it is always alone in front of my PC Then I have a green tea with my toast!! Jim
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Postby RussianSoul » Apr 8th, '08, 20:49

I answered Yes/No. I like my tea time alone sometimes, and other times I like tea time shared. Both are very nice for different reasons like many said before. The reality is that most of my tea time is alone because my family doesn't like tea that much.

Guricha is in my cup.
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Postby Chip » Apr 8th, '08, 21:03

daughteroftheKing wrote:Chip, perhaps we could start a tEa-Harmony.com group for you???


Thanx for the offer, but really not necessary! :wink:

Another Fukamushi is currently winding down...this one from Kagoshima. Tea is GOOD! Green is BETTER!! Fuka is the BEST!!!
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Postby Chip » Apr 8th, '08, 21:06

Salsero wrote:In my country, they speak of a man so virile, so potent, that to spend a night with such a man is to enter a world of sensual delights most women dare not dream of. This man is known as "the comedian."


Jerry Salfeld, I hear you are NOT the comedian... :lol:
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Postby Salsero » Apr 8th, '08, 21:48

Chip wrote: Sal, I hear you are NOT the comedian...
Envy is not a pretty emotion, Chip.

Kagoshima Sencha Yutaka Midori in my cup and nufin' can touch me now...
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Postby Chip » Apr 8th, '08, 21:57

Salsero wrote:
Chip wrote: Sal, I hear you are NOT the comedian...
Envy is not a pretty emotion, Chip.

Kagoshima Sencha Yutaka Midori in my cup and nufin' can touch me now...


Well, Kago leaf does make you untouchable...and invincible!

I cannot envy someone who is drinking Kago leaf...as long as I am drinking Kago leaf...
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Postby Salsero » Apr 8th, '08, 22:43

Chip wrote:I cannot envy someone who is drinking Kago leaf...as long as I am drinking Kago leaf...
Touché and bottoms up!

I am so totally in thrall to this Yutaka Midori tonight I can't contain myself (no, that's not what I meant!) I guess I've been drinking Guricha, Kabusecha, Den's Maki, and Gyokuro Kim lately. They are all kind of smooth and sissified. Yutaka Midori is like going back to the hard stuff; it's a revelation.
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Postby trent » Apr 8th, '08, 22:49

In the cup: fukamashi senca

Also, I had a few samples arrive from just4tea.com
- Winter Oolong
- Summer Oolong
- dragonwell

- Trent
Visit My New Tea Blog http://trentea.blogspot.com/
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Postby Salsero » Apr 8th, '08, 23:44

trent.knebel wrote:Also, I had a few samples arrive from just4tea.com
- Winter Oolong
- Summer Oolong
- dragonwell
http://trentea.blogspot.com/
Hey the photo disappeared from your blog! I am looking forward to reviews of these three teas. The pressure is on, dude! Your public wants more!! We will never be satisfied.
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Postby Trioxin » Apr 9th, '08, 00:36

Victoria wrote:
Trioxin wrote: Currently wearing L'Artisan Parfumeurs Tea for Two (chicks dig it)


Thanks Sal, I missed Trioxin's comment initially. I think "chicks" dig guys who smell good - period. A tea scent would be a plus. A niche tea scent - even better. Guys want girls to smell good, but they don't want to reciprocate? What's up with that?

Thanks Trioxin, you smell great! For me today a tea note based scent too, although not niche. It's JLo's Still which has notes of tea and sake.

At work now and testing Just4Tea TGY - Too roasted for me. Not my thing. Smoky, charcoal with a bite. The leaves smelled like coffee to me. I had to toss the first steep. This one is at least drinkable.


It's good to know I'm not the only fragrance freak out there.
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Postby Victoria » Apr 9th, '08, 05:07

Trioxin wrote: It's good to know I'm not the only fragrance freak out there.
shhhh don't tell anyone but I'm from Perfume of Life. Take comfort, you are not alone. And there are others, shhhh. And together, silently we move among our tea loving brethren; spreading the truth about niche.
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Postby trent » Apr 9th, '08, 08:57

Salsero, photo's back up... rookie mistake
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