sAtUrdAy tEAdAy 4/12/08

BYOT! Enter TeaChat here, you never know what you may find!

Have you discovered a good friend on TeaChat?

Yes, I have more than 5 good friends who I now regularly contact outside of TeaChat.
2
4%
Yes, I have 5 or less good friends I discovered through TeaChat who I contact regularly.
5
10%
Yes, I have a good friend who I discovered through TeaChat and contact regularly.
4
8%
I consider one or more TeaChatters a TeaFriend, but I do not regularly contact anyone outside of TeaChat.
8
16%
No, I do not have a friend that I met through TeaChat, maybe one day.
29
58%
No, I am really not interested in developing a friendship and come here to discuss tea.
2
4%
 
Total votes: 50

Postby olivierco » Apr 12th, '08, 15:38

Sencha Kaboku (Ippodo), Darjeeling Puttabong S.F.T.G.F.O.P.1 this afternoon and now some jasmine pearls.
Another nice teaday, waiting for the new harvest teas, probably next week when I have to go to Paris and buy some Darjeeling, Namring S.F.T.G.F.O.P.1 DJ1 Mariage Frères.
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Postby Victoria » Apr 12th, '08, 15:39

Trioxin wrote: If I keep buying pu, I just might have to start selling my scents. Do ya think the local pawn shop will give me a fair price for my Bond No. 9 collection?


Oh I doubt it. You should just send them all to me.
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Postby omegapd » Apr 12th, '08, 16:01

Mary R wrote:I recall seeing PG Tips at some Publixes in Florida...do you have those in your area of Georgia?


Thanks. There's a Publix about an hour away from me in what we call "the big city" of Albany, GA.. :lol:
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Postby daughteroftheKing » Apr 12th, '08, 16:02

I've always been wary of online friendships (some of us old ladies are like that). But in recent months one very good friendship has grown from TeaChat, plus a couple other chatters with whom I PM.

On my 5th or 6th steeping of Huang Guan Yin (from teaspring). A light tea with some sweetness and fruity tones. Clean and lovely on ice, too.
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Postby Beidao » Apr 12th, '08, 16:12

So far I haven't met any friend. Could be because it's my first day here.

My teacup is empty right now and it's to late (22.08) to make any more, but the latest one was a lovely third steeping of Tie Guan Yin. Sweet and much, much better than the first steeping.

Yesterday I drank about 1 litre of Organic Ceylon, to prevent me from going to sleep at work, and then two steepings of Bai Mu Dan for the enjoyment. Have to post this today because my membership registration got messed up :)
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Postby Salsero » Apr 12th, '08, 16:16

Trioxin wrote:Do ya think the local pawn shop will give me a fair price for my Bond No. 9 collection?
That depends, Trioxin. Do you have the whole collection or just some of the low rent burroughs? Nothing too unisex, I hope. :wink:
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Postby Salsero » Apr 12th, '08, 16:36

omegapd wrote:Thanks. There's a Publix about an hour away from me in what we call "the big city" of Albany, GA.


I haven't noticed PG Tips in the Publix stores in my part of FL, so phone before you make the trip!


Mary's Note: Ack! Originally Sal's message was longer and addressed two parts...but I wasn't paying attention and when I went to quote Sal, I hit my special Mod edit button instead...and totally rewrote the post without noticing! So sorry! This is the most I could restore. :(
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Postby Chip » Apr 12th, '08, 18:00

TKY oolong from TS compliments of EO. I am still working on this one.

I need to drink fast so I can have another tea today.
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Postby Victoria » Apr 12th, '08, 18:03

Oh sure, rush through the oolongs!
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Postby eponine454 » Apr 12th, '08, 18:11

I started my day with a cuppa Oriental Spice with a hint of sugar and milk. It was lovely and I raved about it at work.

I think my afterdinner cuppa will be Green Citron. It just smells too good for me to not have it tonight!

And as for the poll...I have a RL friend that lured me to Adagio but I don't think she chats. As for other friends from TeaChat...I just started so I reckon we'll see what happens. :)
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Postby Chip » Apr 12th, '08, 21:51

Victoria wrote:Oh sure, rush through the oolongs!
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That's what oolongs are for, aren't they???
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Postby Victoria » Apr 12th, '08, 22:01

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Postby Mary R » Apr 12th, '08, 22:07

Salsero the Wise wrote:I haven't noticed PG Tips in the Publix stores in my part of FL, so phone before you make the trip!


That's a very good point. I usually go to the Tampa area when I'm in Florida. PG Tips was not in every Pubix. The only one I saw that had it was a very upscale store (seriously, this thing rivaled Whole Foods). The store itself looked like it was built within the past three years.

I have a feeling PG should be easier to find than what it is...my local grocery (Meijer) carries it, and my particular Meijer is faaaaaar from upscale
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Postby Chip » Apr 12th, '08, 22:10

I am sipping O-Cha Guricha...came out really nice tonight. Cooler water seems to really help.
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Postby chamekke » Apr 13th, '08, 00:02

I'm a little amazed that I've got people talking about PG Tips!

For those who aren't familiar with it, it's a popular British tea brand that is sold quite widely here in Canada. I have no idea how available it is in the US.

I did manage to find a fetching little TV advert on YouTube, with Wallace and Gromit advertising PG Tips. It's a couple of years old, and the special offer is expired, so hopefully it's OK for me to post it here. Given the enthusiasm for special tea gizmos, I think some folks here might appreciate it.

Wallace & Gromit flog PG Tips
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfG2ZujlIZU

P.S. Thermal nose mug!!!
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