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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2008-06-09 09:13 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-06-08 15:35, TIKI DAVID wrote:

does anyone know what these are?




..is this a trick question?? they are plastic puffer fish, silly....


 
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Unkle John
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Joined: Oct 22, 2003
Posts: 1217
From: Middle-of-the-Ocean, TX
Posted: 2008-06-09 10:02 am   Permalink

I'd have to say the beginning stages of a pair of new hanging lamps.

 
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Tipsy McStagger
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Joined: Nov 21, 2004
Posts: 3673
From: HELL
Posted: 2008-06-09 12:11 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-06-09 10:02, Unkle John wrote:
I'd have to say the beginning stages of a pair of new hanging lamps.



.no way...the plastic is too soft and it's not translucent enough...make lamps out of these and your tiki bar will burn to the ground...


 
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Sweet Daddy Tiki
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Joined: Jul 20, 2003
Posts: 1096
From: Edmonton
Posted: 2008-06-09 12:13 pm   Permalink

I'm guessing they're like Bigmouth Billy Bass and they sing some drolly appropriate song.
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2008-06-09 1:37 pm   Permalink

wrong, wrong, wrong.

 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2008-06-09 1:38 pm   Permalink

they are squirt guns.

 
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Psycho Tiki D
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Joined: Oct 13, 2006
Posts: 1840
From: The river Styx, can you pay the toll?
Posted: 2008-06-09 3:32 pm   Permalink

Sixteen days of company over the past month has left little time for hunting. I did manage to pick up a few items though...


Early Trader Dick's Moai mugs with concave bottoms, all still have their gold foil OMC stickers!


Hawaiian Village, Naniloa, Surf Rider, Waikiki Biltmore and Coco Palms Hotels matchbooks.


Breaking rank from vintage, I bought the Fugu bowls from a local collector. He threw the little guy in the middle in for free!


A pair of hurricane glasses from the Tonga Room in San Francisco.


Vintage "The Fabulous Don Ho" program souvenir.



Sam's Seafood menu and insert. Anyone know what year this was from?


Non-tiki El Cid's Sparks, Nevada mug, made by Daga of Hawaii!

That is it for now, see you soon!

PTD


 
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beadtiki
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Joined: Aug 24, 2007
Posts: 929
From: Bothell, Washington
Posted: 2008-06-09 5:10 pm   Permalink

Ouch! I hope the spikes don't impale anyone using them!

Quote:

On 2008-06-09 13:38, TIKI DAVID wrote:
they are squirt guns.



 
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beadtiki
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Joined: Aug 24, 2007
Posts: 929
From: Bothell, Washington
Posted: 2008-06-09 5:12 pm   Permalink

PTD - I hate to say this but when I first scrolled down where the picture of the fugu mugs are, my first thought was (regarding the little statue) "A Tiki dildo?!" - yeah - I'm warped like that!

 
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RevBambooBen
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Joined: Nov 12, 2002
Posts: 7911
From: Huntikington Beach
Posted: 2008-06-09 6:16 pm   Permalink

I never, NEVER find stuff at thrift stores.

For some ODD reason.....luck was had today.









Did I get anything good?

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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2008-06-09 8:50 pm   Permalink

OK, folks. I haven't posted on Tiki Finds in a long time &, quite frankly, I'm ashamed of myself. This is my favorite part of TC. I love seeing what everyone finds out there in the wild, even if it's common. I'm going to try to catch up, a little at a time. I will start with my trip to Vegas from November.



I love Vegas & can't wait to see Lee's new & improved room at Charleston.

P.S.: PTD, you're my idol!


 
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TIKI DAVID
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Joined: Apr 07, 2004
Posts: 1961
From: North Coast/ DEAD
Posted: 2008-06-10 05:17 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-06-04 16:37, beadtiki wrote:
Quote:

On 2008-06-04 16:34, TIKI DAVID wrote:
you love treasure craft?



Why? You got a problem with that?

TRYING THIS AGAIN....., if you love treasure craft, i am going to be reduceing my collection in a few weeks,once i go through all the boxes. lots of (common and not so common) mugs,coco joes and other 'cocojoe like ' resins, witco and TREASURE CRAFT,lots of treasure craft. i will post(with pics) when the time comes. if anyone is interested.
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beadtiki
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Joined: Aug 24, 2007
Posts: 929
From: Bothell, Washington
Posted: 2008-06-10 2:50 pm   Permalink

TD - I would love to see your Treasure Craft and others. Thanks for not holding a grudge too long (I try to get over these incidents as soon as possible.) Damn internet doesn't allow for inflection of any kind.

 
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Big Kahuna
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Joined: Apr 11, 2007
Posts: 2482
From: SoMass
Posted: 2008-06-10 7:08 pm   Permalink

Here's a few of the things that helped me cure the winter blues.
A few Bali Hai items:


My finds from my January birthday antique store run:

A couple of nice items from my buddy's trip to Hawaii:

More finds to come.

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kahalakruzer
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Joined: Jan 29, 2008
Posts: 309
From: Dana Point! California
Posted: 2008-06-11 5:58 pm   Permalink

Found this little grouping of bamboo handled mugs at a thrift store today...minutes after I claimed on never finding any mugs out in the wild. Things seem to work like that sometimes. As a sidenote: this Salvation Army is maybe 3.5 miles from the Tiki Farm warehouse, but it's the first time I've ever found any mugs there (and they were only $1.40 a piece!)





 
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