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Storage tins

by Mina » Jun 10th, '05, 22:34

Can anybody recommend a website that has a variety of airtight storage tins that can hold 2-4 oz of tea? My cabinet is becoming cluttered with a collection of various branded tea tins and I'd like to move to something more artisitic.


Aug 26th, '05, 16:17

by Guest » Aug 26th, '05, 16:17

The problem I see with those tins is that none of them have airtight seals; they're just slip-lids. I'd love to get either metal or ceramic jars with tight-fitting lids... I really wish Adagio sold their tea tins separately; they're perfect. :sigh:

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by jzero » Aug 26th, '05, 16:19

Anonymous wrote:The problem I see with those tins is that none of them have airtight seals; they're just slip-lids. I'd love to get either metal or ceramic jars with tight-fitting lids... I really wish Adagio sold their tea tins separately; they're perfect. :sigh:
1. Buy Adagio tea in snapl-lid tins.
2. Drink the tea.
3. Clean them out and refill them with other teas as necessary.
4. ???
5. Profit!

;)

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by chris » Aug 26th, '05, 17:06

Jzero--

Nice work.... your logic is impeccable (as usual).

Best,

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by Dronak » Aug 26th, '05, 18:52

I was actually thinking the same thing. :) Adagio teas come in tins. Why not buy tea from here and use those tins? In a way, they're free when you buy the tea, so why pay for them separately? If you really want tins alone though, about all I could suggest is looking at other tea retailers or similar stores. Maybe one of them carries what you want. I've never had enough loose tea at once to warrant buying tins, so I never looked into it that much. Personally though, I'll probably just reuse whatever Adagio tins I get. If I get too many though, I probably won't keep *all* of the tins around.

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by PeteVu » Aug 26th, '05, 20:35

jzero wrote:
1. Buy Adagio tea in snapl-lid tins.
2. Drink the tea.
3. Clean them out and refill them with other teas as necessary.
4. ???
5. Profit!

;)
hahaha, jzero i suspect you read offtopic.com?

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by jzero » Aug 29th, '05, 09:09

PeteVu wrote: hahaha, jzero i suspect you read offtopic.com?
LOL. Close - not offtopic.com but AnandTech (including their OT forum). I have to resist using OT-isms that TeaChatters probably wouldn't get such as "FTW," but I figured the "X.??? Y. Profit!" convention makes sense in any context.

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by PeteVu » Aug 29th, '05, 09:16

i think that x.??? is supposed to be a step where you have to use your imagination. you have outlined the steps out for us pretty clearly. i personally, cant stand OT, but use their "OT-isms" fairly often.

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by chris » Aug 29th, '05, 15:03

You darn kids with your new-fangled language!

I think I understood three whole words.

Confusingly,

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Sep 6th, '05, 13:08

Offtopic:

by Bergamot » Sep 6th, '05, 13:08

The "??? - Profit!" thing was just a South Park reference anyway.

Technically it's only meant to be used in a situation where the previous steps were pointless, and buying Adagio teas certainly isn't.
:D

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by klemptor » Sep 6th, '05, 13:13

This is on-topic ;)

Container Store has some great ones - search "seamless tins."

I've been using these and am very happy with the results!

Edit: These do have an airtight seal - like the Adagio sampler tins.

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by chris » Sep 6th, '05, 13:18

Thanks for the clarification.

I gotta get one of those TV sets, i guess.

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by chris » Sep 6th, '05, 13:19

klemptor--

Thanks for the post.

They are or are not airtight?

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