Weirdest object found in pu?


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Postby kymidwife » Aug 16th, '08, 22:59

augie wrote:Sarah, you're an RN, certainly you've heard far crazier stories than picking thru pu??? :wink: (I have a friend who used to be a pharmacist at Wal-Mart! :shock: )


Well, it is true that healthcare people can and will talk about nearly any gross topic you can imagine, sometimes over lunch. And after all, I do work in a gynecology office, so there's not much off limits in conversation! :lol:

But... talking about someone else's "pu" is different than talking about your own. :shock:
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Postby PolyhymnianMuse » Aug 16th, '08, 23:06

kymidwife wrote:But... talking about someone else's "pu" is different than talking about your own. :shock:


Hahahaha.
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Postby insanitylater » Aug 17th, '08, 00:29

just thread and hair so far

zzzz
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Postby brandon » Aug 17th, '08, 08:54

I often find yellow threads (not hair) in my changtai tuo chas.
This doesn't bother me much.
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Postby Dizzwave » Aug 17th, '08, 11:38

Broken glass, in some no-name mini tuocha. Hair, plenty of times. But whateva -- it ties me to the reality of the tea process. It's not stainless steel robots making this stuff!
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Postby Bert » Aug 28th, '08, 09:54

Just yet I found a hairpin in a puer from 1990..

together with some hair again :D
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Postby Dizzwave » Aug 28th, '08, 11:49

Bert wrote:Just yet I found a hairpin in a puer from 1990..

together with some hair again :D
Whoa!!! :x
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Postby Salsero » Aug 28th, '08, 12:42

heavydoom wrote: i got a ceramic one with a cloth filter.
The cloth came with the filter?

I must say, I can't recall finding anything very strange or disgusting.
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Postby shogun89 » Aug 28th, '08, 13:06

I have never found anything other than some hair, and hopefully never will. Knock on PU!!!
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Postby heavydoom » Aug 28th, '08, 15:07

last week i found some bamboo bark in one and some wool in an other cake. the wonders of pu never cease to amaze me. :lol:
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Postby Ti » Sep 1st, '08, 20:29

I found a good-sized hunk of what appears to be charcoal today.
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Postby Sydney » Sep 1st, '08, 21:50

I haven't found anything stranger than puerh in my puerh, but I run mine through a gold coffee filter basket on its way to the cup.
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Postby farley101 » Sep 1st, '08, 22:46

shogun89 wrote:I have never found anything other than some hair, and hopefully never will. Knock on PU!!!


Same here, the hair was strange enough but like Dizzwave says it makes you realize that there's someone on the other end that's packaged it before you got it. So its not so bad.
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Postby edkrueger » Sep 2nd, '08, 10:12

I got yellow thread. I think is from the paper [yellow thread added for decor.]
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Postby uniformsquare » Oct 9th, '08, 06:56

I found hair in my pu-erh twice, one time is was the short and curly variety. T_T
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