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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
Posts: 8701
From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2010-08-14 6:02 pm   Permalink

Am I the only one who frequently gets "Error connecting to the database!" when I try to look at this thread?

 
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amybean
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Joined: Nov 22, 2009
Posts: 434
From: Alameda, CA
Posted: 2010-08-14 6:04 pm   Permalink

me too

 
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WaikikianMoeKele
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Joined: Jun 25, 2008
Posts: 474
From: West Leroy, Pennsylvania
Posted: 2010-08-14 6:07 pm   Permalink

me three!

 
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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
Posts: 8701
From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2010-08-14 6:08 pm   Permalink

Only on this thread, no others

 
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 5040
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2010-08-14 7:08 pm   Permalink

That only happens when the thread is at the end of the current page and is ready to kick over to the next page. You just have to click the previous page number on the menu and you get right back to the active page.

DC


 
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MadDogMike
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Joined: Mar 30, 2008
Posts: 8701
From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2010-08-14 9:51 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-08-14 19:08, Dustycajun wrote:
That only happens when the thread is at the end of the current page and is ready to kick over to the next page. You just have to click the previous page number on the menu and you get right back to the active page.

DC



A-Ha!!! You're a pretty fart smeller DC! (I mean smart feller )



 
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TiKiBoKc
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Joined: Jul 03, 2010
Posts: 4
Posted: 2010-08-15 06:16 am   Permalink

Picked this up a few weeks ago for 30 bones. Anyone got an idea when it was made, all help greatly appreciated!



 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3028
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2010-08-15 1:42 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-08-14 12:13, Tiki Shaker wrote:
I think Buzzy finds everything in SD County.





I might find everything, but I only buy the cheap stuff...

This week's cheap stuff:

Maori Hei-tiki key hook hanger:


Maori bottle/can opener:

I have a bolo tie to match it. Now all I need is the letter opener version and I'll have the complete set.

October 84 National Geographic with a couple articles on the maori:

A few pages of Maori artwork:

I looked through the entire run of late 70's and 80's looking for this issue, and it was the second to last one I sorted through.

I also stumbled upon the King K issue from Nov 83.

tiki page:


A national Geographic survey book on the Isles of The South Seas:

Random tiki and artifact pictures throughout:



And finally, the most interesting piece I found this week:

A QSL card from a shortwave guy on Easter Island:

This was in stack of thousands from all over the world that a ham radio guy collected over his lifetime of radio contacts. I was quickly thumbing through them when this one popped up about 4 into the first stack I searched. These cards were exchanged when two ham radio guys would make a contact. the card would denote the time and other details about the contact. After making the contact, the two radio operators would exchange personal cards through the mail as a sort of log/diary of contacts. I quick internet search found a few with tikis on them, like this one:
http://lesnouvellesdx.fr/galerie/galerie2.php?page=fkfofwqsl&pfx=FO_M&id=TX4PG


Buzzy Out!


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phinz
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Joined: Dec 30, 2007
Posts: 197
From: Southeast of Disorder
Posted: 2010-08-15 3:31 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-08-09 09:08, Tiki-Atari wrote:

AND a 6 piece set of 3 strand pretzel rattan furniture in fair to very good condition for a paltry $150, pre-sanded and almost ready for staining.




I almost drove down to Atlanta a few weeks ago and picked these up. Glad to see they went to a good home.
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USAF Retired
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Joined: Dec 15, 2009
Posts: 54
From: Kentucky
Posted: 2010-08-15 7:20 pm   Permalink

Here's a few things I found today at the local flea market
A plastic resin shrunken monkey head, a clay pottery Aztec looking "tiki", a Hawaiian souveneer tiki by "Hip Originals" and a green glass tiki.



I also found this combo book and album for $1, that apparently was meant to document ones Hawaiian vacation. it has lots of cool pics . Does anyone know anything about it? Here is the cover and a couple of the inside pages.







Then this evening I get a call from a friend. He collects Automobilia, (I do too , but thats a different forum). he attended an auction at an out of business car dealer and bought a few boxes of auto literature and inside was these items, a foreign album from Tahiti and an 18inch souveneer surf board from a 1979 Datsun convention







 
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leleliz
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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 1981
From: NorCal
Posted: 2010-08-15 7:33 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-08-15 19:20, USAF Retired wrote:


I also found this combo book and album for $1, that apparently was meant to document ones Hawaiian vacation. it has lots of cool pics . Does anyone know anything about it? Here is the cover and a couple of the inside pages.







I have this same book..as do a few others I know. Only know the basics about it but still cool nonetheless


 
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blacklagoon
Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Aug 03, 2010
Posts: 154
Posted: 2010-08-16 12:16 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-08-15 06:16, TiKiBoKc wrote:
Picked this up a few weeks ago for 30 bones. Anyone got an idea when it was made, all help greatly appreciated!






I love this lamp man, if you find out who made that piece please post it up.

Paul



 
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tikipedia
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Joined: Aug 25, 2004
Posts: 491
From: San Diego
Posted: 2010-08-19 8:25 pm   Permalink

Who said Buzzy finds everything in SD County?


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Brandomoai
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Joined: Mar 05, 2008
Posts: 326
From: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted: 2010-08-20 2:11 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2010-08-15 13:42, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
A national Geographic survey book on the Isles of The South Seas:

Random tiki and artifact pictures throughout:






Hey, Buzzy, I've had this book for a while now and it never occurred to me to look under the jacket. It looks way better without it!

Here are my summer finds:

I found 7 yellow "Hing Wah Imports" mugs at a garage sale. Looks like I've got some fillers for future mug swaps! Also, a nice, little wooden moai with great details; Orchids R-79; Harvey's painted mug (in pretty good shape!); and this primitive pop-looking decanter. I'm sure I've seen this on here somewhere but couldn't find it. There are no markings on it and the cork has broken and fallen inside. I'm just curious so if anyone has info, let me know...


 
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tedtiki
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Joined: Nov 06, 2004
Posts: 333
From: Sunny Springfield Illinois
Posted: 2010-08-20 5:35 pm   Permalink

Here's some info on that decanter.

http://www.ooga-mooga.com/cgi-bin/all/mug.cgi?mode=view&mug_id=2967
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