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bought my first set of tiki mugs today
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 02, 2009
Posts: 882
From: Rohnert Park, California
Posted: 2012-04-25 9:49 pm   Permalink

I'd bet that at least 80% of us have those guys... I know I do. Congrats! Enjoy the word of mug fun!

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Joined: Nov 23, 2006
Posts: 6161
From: Sun City Lincoln Hills (NorCal)
Posted: 2012-04-28 11:53 am   Permalink

Congratulations on your mug purchases. I don't have an overwhelming collection of mugs and don't have the knowledge or money to purchase the historic collector items that the experts buy, but I love my collection. I buy from artists on TC and from Tiki Farm and Bars when I find them. You do what you can, when you can, and over time you will acquire a little ceramic heaven and then you gotta build shelves and host a crawl and buy that print and get those shirts and get that giant tiki that will just fit in your corner and........
"Oh waiter, another cocktail please!!!"

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Tiki Centralite

Joined: Apr 18, 2012
Posts: 49
From: Austin, TX
Posted: 2012-05-01 4:52 pm   Permalink

I love them! A nice way to start with a pop of color!

I also just started collecting about a month ago. It's just a little addicting, right? I needed a home for the 12 mugs I have acquired, so I spent 2 days searching a for a round rattan wall shelf and now on it goes...

Can you hear the drums and the chanting "one of us, one of us" in the background? I sure can.

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Pittsburgh pauly
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Joined: Jan 31, 2010
Posts: 449
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2012-05-02 11:59 am   Permalink

I think the Accoutrements mugs were my first also!
You're off to a good start

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Luau Lili

Joined: May 02, 2012
Posts: 4
Posted: 2012-05-02 2:01 pm   Permalink

Welcome to the addictive world of tiki collecting! You're in trouble now!

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Holler Waller
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Joined: Mar 13, 2011
Posts: 251
From: NW TN
Posted: 2012-08-25 06:17 am   Permalink

Such a positive vibe on this thread, Maika'i Na'au, you guys are pretty great. I bought those mugs too, from Archie McPhee's around '95, long before I knew of any Tiki Ohana.

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: May 07, 2012
Posts: 805
From: The base of the Volcano
Posted: 2012-08-25 09:24 am   Permalink

I always said I wasn't going to collect tiki mugs. A year and a half ago I bought one. There're like rabbits, they keep multiplying. I now have 25 but I'm not collecting tiki mugs.

"People are like islands. You have to get close to them to know what they are about."
~ Adam Troy

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Tiki Centralite

Joined: Jul 28, 2010
Posts: 31
From: SW Florida
Posted: 2012-08-25 11:38 am   Permalink


On 2012-04-25 20:57, GROG wrote:
At least yours are ceramic. All of GROG' tiki mugs are plastic.

Doug the Tiki Mug once told me that plastic is the only way to go poolside.

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