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Something fun, tea related, and a mystery as well. Please see the photo and share what you think it might be? This "came into my possession" yesterday.

YES, I know what it is
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Hm, I believe I know
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Maybe
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Not likely
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Definitely not, more clues please
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Sun/Mon TeaDay 10/16-17/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Chip » Oct 16th, '11, 01:19

Welcome everyone to a new TeaDay! After a couple days of impromptu hiatus ... and a much needed break, TeaDay is back.

So, please stop in and share what is in your cup with us throughout the day. Also be sure to check out the discussion topic.

Today's TeaPoll and discussion topic. Something fun, tea related, and a mystery as well. Please see the photo and share what you think it might be? This "came into my possession" yesterday.


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We are looking forward to sharing this TeaDay with everyone. Bottoms up.
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Nenugal » Oct 16th, '11, 07:32

Could it be a teapot stand?
Later today I'll open a bag of kuradashi gyokuro super premium from Hibiki-an; my first kuradashi.
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby JBaymore » Oct 16th, '11, 08:23

I have it! It is an object made of clay that has been fired. :wink:

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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Chip » Oct 16th, '11, 11:30

... yes, "It is an object made of clay that has been fired."

But there is much more to it than that. :idea: :arrow: :mrgreen:

About to begin the TD with sencha, but I will not be using this object!
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Chip » Oct 16th, '11, 11:35

Another clue ...

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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby AdamMY » Oct 16th, '11, 12:05

Not improving on John's idea by much, but really right now my only guess is A test fire disk of some clay for an SO.
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby IPT » Oct 16th, '11, 12:33

I know what it is. It is a ceramic pirate's eyepatch. Aaaarrrgghh!

Today I am drinking some old faded green tea from last year. I have a sinus infection and cannot taste anything, so I do not want to waste good tea, but still need my caffeine fix. :cry:
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby debunix » Oct 16th, '11, 12:41

I like Adam's guess. Otherwise, the only thing I can think of is those disks you put in the bottom of a pot to prevent water from boiling too vigorously....

Starting the TeaDay with some Tai Ping Hou Kui from Norbu, as I am between senchas at this time, and trying to decide which to open next....and then come the puerhs, because I have several new ones.
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Chip » Oct 16th, '11, 13:20

... nope nope nope ... maybe the flip side of the coin will help? :idea:

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... or maybe not ... :mrgreen:
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby IPT » Oct 16th, '11, 13:33

A Pog?
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Nenugal » Oct 16th, '11, 13:45

Chataku?
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Chip » Oct 16th, '11, 13:52

IPT wrote:A Pog?

A pog for tea lovers? Maybe ... not. But an interesting idea ... :idea:
Nenugal wrote:Chataku?

Nope, but might become one ... due to probable obsolescence, the state, process, or condition of being or becoming obsolete.
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby AdamMY » Oct 16th, '11, 14:55

How the heck did the bottom fall out of your Nerikome of Goodwill?


I thought it looked sort of like that, but the edges look so perfect!
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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Chip » Oct 16th, '11, 15:05

AdamMY wrote:How the heck did the bottom fall out of your Nerikome of Goodwill?


I thought it looked sort of like that, but the edges look so perfect!

What? You mean this kyusu?

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Re: Sunday TeaDay 10/16/11 Mystery object of TeaRelations?

Postby Jspigs » Oct 16th, '11, 15:18

Perhaps a coaster for a teacup or the like? I voted that I believe I know.

EDIT: On second thought perhaps the lid to something tea related?
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