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Hi Folks

Postby rhythmaning » Aug 19th, '12, 14:15

Hello All,

New member here (Gary), hailing from the Rotten Apple. Currently residing on "Lawnguyland." :x

New to quality tea, and only recently weaned off of supermarket teabags (made the mistake of trying real tea last year - no going back, I'm afraid. Great....more stuff I can't afford.

Currently spending inordinate sums of hard earned money on Japanese pottery (....lots and lots of overtime at work these days...) Totally wracked by the Hagi flu right now, as many folks on these boards seem to have suffered from, as well.

Reading/researching/tasting my butt off for now, so still lots of dumb questions yet to come. Apologies in advance. Looking forward to socializing and learning in the wide world of tea.

Kind Regards,
Gary
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby AdamMY » Aug 19th, '12, 14:31

Wow, that might be the quickest I have ever seen a new member come down with the TAD ( Teaware Acquisition Disorder). Well you are certainly among like company, there are quite a few teaware addicts here.
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby JBaymore » Aug 19th, '12, 14:39

Welcome to the insanity, Gary. :wink:

best,

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Re: Hi Folks

Postby sriracha » Aug 19th, '12, 14:41

rhythmaning wrote:
Currently spending inordinate sums of hard earned money on Japanese pottery (....lots and lots of overtime at work these days...) Totally wracked by the Hagi flu right now, as many folks on these boards seem to have suffered from, as well.



PHOTOS! *cough* :D
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby rhythmaning » Aug 19th, '12, 16:06

AdamMY wrote:Wow, that might be the quickest I have ever seen a new member come down with the TAD ( Teaware Acquisition Disorder). Well you are certainly among like company, there are quite a few teaware addicts here.


:lol: Yes, Adam, the progression was swift and devastating (to my paycheck, that is.) You see, I was inoculated by the germ many years ago through my interest in Bonsai and Ikebana, which are both "pottery-heavy" pursuits. So when I stumbled on the pandora's box of teaware out there, my system was already weakened! And all I needed was a halfway plausible excuse (....."I need SOMETHING to pour my tea in, right??") to carve a swathe through the pottery market! Banzai !!
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby rhythmaning » Aug 19th, '12, 16:08

JBaymore wrote:Welcome to the insanity, Gary. :wink:

best,

.............john


Thank you, John! Good choice of words.
Gary
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby rhythmaning » Aug 19th, '12, 16:13

sriracha wrote:
rhythmaning wrote:
Currently spending inordinate sums of hard earned money on Japanese pottery (....lots and lots of overtime at work these days...) Totally wracked by the Hagi flu right now, as many folks on these boards seem to have suffered from, as well.



PHOTOS! *cough* :D


:lol: Ah yes, pottery-porn (P.P.)! Love it. I've been indulging in a great deal of that these days. Much of it thanks to you kind people who have posted your wares on these boards. Amazing how many hours are lost while surfing for "P.P." :wink: So rest assured, Sriracha, photos are forthcoming, as soon as I take some decent pics!
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby Chip » Aug 30th, '12, 12:28

Hi rhythmaning, sorry for the late welcome to the forum. Glad to see you posting.
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby Lerxst2112 » Aug 30th, '12, 17:08

Hi Rhythm! Upstate NY transplant here. 24 years. Welcome to the forum - hope to see you around!!

Peace, love, and tea -
Jess
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby rhythmaning » Sep 3rd, '12, 08:25

Chip wrote:Hi rhythmaning, sorry for the late welcome to the forum. Glad to see you posting.


Thanks Chip!
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby rhythmaning » Sep 3rd, '12, 08:27

Lerxst2112 wrote:Hi Rhythm! Upstate NY transplant here. 24 years. Welcome to the forum - hope to see you around!!

Peace, love, and tea -
Jess


Thanks, Jess!
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby jayinhk » Sep 3rd, '12, 09:35

Where in LI? I lived out in Nassau for five years. I miss the Italian food. ;)
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby rhythmaning » Sep 3rd, '12, 13:02

jayinhk wrote:Where in LI? I lived out in Nassau for five years. I miss the Italian food. ;)


Lindenhurst. The options for Italian are definitely better in Nassau! :wink:
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Re: Hi Folks

Postby jayinhk » Sep 3rd, '12, 22:07

Better in Suffolk than Hong Kong (where I am now), that's for sure :D Ah well, the grass (tea?) is always greener on the other side.
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