Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)


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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby Chip » Apr 7th, '13, 10:58

Alex wrote:
theredbaron wrote:
Alex wrote:When I returned I'd forgotten all about it, I whisked the cloth off the side to carry on cleaning stuff sending the cup flying and smashing against the wall.



To avoid all that i usually clean all my stuff right where i do and drink my tea. I either use the remaining water in the kettle, or boil one more kettle, and wash the pot and cups right in the tea boat, or, for my Japanese sets, in the plate. When dry i carefully carry the stuff over to the cabinets where i have my tea stuff stored.


That's what I do. It was just that I forgot it was in the cloth. :(

... it is always that single moment of either forgetfulness or lost focus or distraction that does teaware in ... that or a cat.
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby MarshalN » Apr 8th, '13, 08:45

Chip wrote:drat
that
cat
:evil:

People don't kill teaware, cats kill teaware ...

That is a heavy blow debunix! :cry:


12 years with my two cats, and only one broken cup. I think your theory is false.
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby Chip » Apr 8th, '13, 09:26

MarshalN wrote:
Chip wrote:drat
that
cat
:evil:

People don't kill teaware, cats kill teaware ...

That is a heavy blow debunix! :cry:


12 years with my two cats, and only one broken cup. I think your theory is false.

You are tempting fate, my friend ... let us just hope no cats are reading this! :mrgreen:

Not to mention unlucky 13 is coming up ...
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Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby debunix » Apr 8th, '13, 10:25

I have broken more Teaware than has the cat, but the cat broke pieces that were more important to me.
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby Tobias » May 31st, '13, 16:25

After a week of too much work and too little sleep I smashed one of my
favorite pots, I wasn't even using it at the time, I just swept it of the tea table with what probably was a involuntary movement caused by sleep deprivation.

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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby 茶藝-TeaArt08 » May 31st, '13, 16:53

I offer you sincerest condolences at the tragic loss a dear friend. :D
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby Drax » May 31st, '13, 20:42

NoooOOooooooOOoo!! I'm deeply sorry for your loss. It's always the ones we truly cherise. *sigh*

On a possibly bright now, the breaks look look pretty clean, and the pieces rather large. It might be a good candidate for kintsugi?
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby rickardg » Aug 29th, '15, 16:47

Sigh, I broke the saucer of my favourite gaiwan.


ImageIMG_20150829_130341 by rickardg, on Flickr
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby debunix » Aug 29th, '15, 17:30

Sad. But at least it's sort of optional, for some brewing, and easier to replace/substitute than the lid.
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby chingwa » Aug 29th, '15, 20:51

You'll have to update your Avatar now. :cry:

debunix is smart, having made her avatar out of metal(???). I myself have multiples of the cup in my avatar... just in case. :lol:
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby Tead Off » Aug 30th, '15, 01:04

rickardg wrote:Sigh, I broke the saucer of my favourite gaiwan.


ImageIMG_20150829_130341 by rickardg, on Flickr

Somebody give him JB Weld! :D
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby debunix » Aug 30th, '15, 02:16

chingwa wrote:You'll have to update your Avatar now. :cry:

debunix is smart, having made his avatar out of metal(???). I myself have multiples of the cup in my avatar... just in case. :lol:


She is not so smart: her avatar is a very breakable porcelain gaiwan (but she did buy quite a few identical gaiwans for comparative tastings and spare parts), poured into a TC TA SO teacup that already has a slight hairline crack in it.

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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby pedant » Aug 30th, '15, 02:40

i feel like it's a loss...

someone bought myyyyyy preciousssssss...

http://artisticnippon.com/product/tokon ... ake59.html

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was it you?

YOU?

or was it YOU?

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but really, congrats to whoever bought it.
i hope you enjoy it.
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby Tead Off » Aug 30th, '15, 04:21

pedant wrote:i feel like it's a loss...

someone bought myyyyyy preciousssssss...

http://artisticnippon.com/product/tokon ... ake59.html

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This looks really good! Japanese wood fired kyusu are hard to find and usually somewhat expensive.
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Re: Teaware Loss (Viewer discretion is advised)

Postby rickardg » Aug 30th, '15, 15:59

debunix wrote:Sad. But at least it's sort of optional, for some brewing, and easier to replace/substitute than the lid.

Yes, the session went right on... :-)
Tead Off wrote:Somebody give him JB Weld! :D

The breaks look very clean, I'll try to glue it together...
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She is not so smart: her avatar is a very breakable porcelain gaiwan (but she did buy quite a few identical gaiwans for comparative tastings and spare parts), poured into a TC TA SO teacup that already has a slight hairline crack in it.

...but I'll probably get one (or more) new ones for the times I break the lid or the cup now that I know how easy it is to do.
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