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Posted: 2012-10-26 7:34 pm   Permalink

Posts: 875
From: San Jose, CA
Posted: 2013-11-27 12:28
Hey there TS,

I made a hat similar to that of the Orchids lamps, but couldn't get it to bell out. I used bamboo for the ribs, which wouldn't flex much. Have you seen one of these hats up close? Are the ribs rattan?
Happy Thanksgiving!!!

It's bamboo. Happy Thanksgiving!

If you look on my thread you can see the hats I made back in 2007.

extraverts were generally much more likely to overlook both grammar mix ups and typos, whereas introverts were more likely to judge the applicants negatively because of them.
And people who tested as being more conscientious but less open were more sensitive to typos, while those with less agreeable personalities got more upset by grammatical errors.
"Perhaps because less agreeable people are less tolerant of deviations from convention," the researchers wrote.

Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" personalities than those who just let them slide.

Critical people tend to be highly self-critical. As hard as they might be on others, they are usually harder on themselves. They were often criticized as children, at least implicitly - the message was clear that, in important ways, they weren't quite good enough. Self-critical patterns tend to form in early childhood and by late adolescence mutate into chronic criticism of others.



I don't fit your formuli. Your state has everything categorized...indexed, TAGGED. People like you are the strength, people like me are the weakness. You control order and dictate and my kind...merely follow and obey. But something has gone wrong hasn't it? I don't fit, do I?

These are the nut cups I made, the first ones are replicas of an old 1920s style.
They would come in books that you would punch out the pattern and put them together yourself.

Those books full are very costly if you can find them.


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WOW, she just can't get enough of herself.

"You are really great and will go down in history, And I'm not just saying that because you crawl up my ass every time I post and your lips are brown from kissing my ass so much"

"I know the world's changing, Dr. Ralston. I've seen the old traditions die, one by one. Grace, dignity, feeling for the past"


"I can't fix you"

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Doing this while at work could be bad for you.

Most nonprofit organizations have websites. The websites typically collect personal information about visitors, whether intentionally or unintentionally. State, federal, and international laws govern the storage, handling, and transmission of personal information that is collected through websites. How should nonprofit organizations responsibly handle this website data? The laws are complex, but our two-part answer is straightforward: (1) adopt an online privacy policy for user disclosures and controls; and (2) follow the policy!

Tuck U!

takirk Moles found in place.
Thing is you never see them coming.

Spying on someone’s computer is bad. As in “go to jail” bad. However, there are a few very narrow exceptions, like monitoring your kids or employees. If you fall in this category (or just want to know how someone might be monitoring you), here’s how.

Never install any monitoring or surveillance software on someone else's phone or computer. It is illegal to use this type of software (commonly referred to as "spyware") to spy on someone else via their phone or computer.[9][10] While the sale of this software is legal because the companies that offer these products include a disclaimer in the license agreement that their product is to be used only for legal purposes, you will be legally responsible if you use them in a manner that violates federal, state, or local law.
ALD-52, also known as 1-acetyl-LSD, is a chemical analogue of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). It was originally discovered by Albert Hofmann but was not widely studied until the rise in popularity of psychedelics in the 1960s.

Hmmm there's that 5s and 2s again?

“I will only employ bounty hunters who work for money. Those who work for the pleasure of the hunt tend to do dumb things like even the odds to give the other guy a sporting chance.”

No more "even the odds" Or "sporting chance"
This we learn from your words.

Trader Vics Secret Recipes?

Whew! for a second there I thought you guys were going to burn Trader Vic's like you did the Mai Kai.

"He was universally panned for being "an unorganized incompetent media whore who thought lying to everyone was okay as long as it served his cause" "a smug, narcoleptic liar with no credibility"

He acts so superior in an inferior way.

8. Other revenue (describe in Schedule O. . . . . $414.00
Kahiki Tribute Firefish Tiki Mug Hot Rod Hula Hop 5 Poptiki only 100 Made!!
100 x $40.00 = $4000.00

Yeah, but unfortunately good brands of heritage are a reflection of their original management; when they become professionally managed, they lose the spark that brought them to where they are today. I found that to be classic in the industry. Whenever they go into second- and third-generation management, they lose themselves. They no longer have the passion that was originally part of their DNA.Willis & Geiger

4. What does the disclosure law require a tax-exempt organization to
An exempt organization must provide a copy of covered tax documents to
an individual who makes a written or in person request at the organization’s
principal office. If the organization regularly maintains any regional
or district offices having three or more employees, it must also respond to
request submitted to any such office. Covered tax documents include, in
general, the organization’s application for tax-exempt status and its annual
returns for a period of three years beginning on the date the return is required
to be filed. If the request is made in person, it will generally be honored
on the day of the request; if it is written, then the organization generally
has 30 days to respond. (A request that is faxed, e-mailed or sent by
private courier is considered a written request.)
The organization may want to charge reasonable copying costs and the
actual cost of postage before providing the copies. The law permits this.
But the organization must provide timely notice of the approximate cost
and acceptable form of payment within seven days of receipt of the request.
Acceptable forms of payment must include cash and money order
(for an in-person request) and certified check, money order, and personal
check or credit card, for a written request.

You talk of being your own men and women, "No one member is greater than the other"
You know, Fight club BS.
But one man tells you 5s and 2s are sacred and you go about pasting them everywhere.
A goat is your mascot but what you really need is a sheep.
No wait, a blind sheep.
Good luck on your path to blind obedience.

IRC 501(c)(7) was amended by P.L. 94–568, 1976–2 C.B. 596. Prior to the amendment, IRC 501
Clubs that provide social activities and in ADDITION provide other exempt non-social activities may not qualify for exemption.

(c)(7) provided that clubs needed to be organized and operated exclusively for pleasure, recreation and other nonprofitable purposes. A club could only receive investment income or nonmember income if the income was incidental, trivial or nonrecurrent to its tax exempt purpose.

Support received by members is not taxed, but any other income such as nonmember payments and passive income is taxed under IRC 512(a)(3). See discussion on section 512(a)(3) in IRM 7.27.7. Some familiarity with IRC 512(a)(3) is helpful in understanding the tax status of social clubs because exemption operates properly only if passive sources of income are taxed to the organization as unrelated business taxable income.


Jefferson Smith: "You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if the room gets filled with lies like these, and the Taylors and all their armies come marching into this place"

"So... what that make you? Good? You're not good. You just know how to hide, how to lie."
Tony Montana

“I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”
Dr. Seuss

Lonesome Rhodes
You were taken in
just like we all were.
We got wise to him,
that’s our strength.


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“I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”
Dr. Seuss

Perfect little snowflake.
What else are you, marge? Sometimes, i pretend that i'm a snowflake; white and tiny and perfectly formed.
I float on the air of a pale blue moonlit night.

The Sigil of Baphomet is the official insignium of the Church of Satan, and is trademarked by the organization.[1][2] Variations are also used by several other organizations, usually those associated with Satanism and the Left-Hand Path.
The Sabbatical Goat or Sigil of Baphomet has two horns.
On its forehead there is displayed a five point pentagram with single point uppermost.

2s and 5s.

I found this fabulous Red Glass with Gold gilding at an Estate Sale, I am always surprised to find these little mementos that have come from either The Kahiki or maybe another Tiki Restaurant but, at least they are out there in the "wild". I am filled with a rush of exhilaration of my good fortune in saving yet another little piece of history!

Rick: How can you close me up? On what grounds?
Captain Renault: I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!
[a croupier hands Renault a pile of money]
Croupier: Your winnings, sir.
Captain Renault: [sotto voce] Oh, thank you very much.
Captain Renault: Everybody out at once!


(as adjective disenfranchised) Deprived of power; marginalized:
a hard core of kids who are disenfranchised and don’t feel connected to the school

Since the late 1920's marginalize has referred not to a literal edge, but to a powerless position just outside society.

"After all every hen thinks she has laid the best egg"

“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
&#8213; Apple Inc.

"I wonder what it is that always makes the Rodneys choose the wrong side"

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Mark Twain

"To live is to take off your belt and look for trouble"
Zorba The Greek"

“The problem with a small town is that when you don't buy into the powers that be there are very few other choices. It's like a play where there is only a "virtuous" lead, a villain, and bit players. Better to be the villain because you're not duped into believing you're in more than a play, and at least your name goes on the program.”
&#8213; Catherine Gildiner, Too Close to the Falls

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It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Mark Twain

A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
Mark Twain

There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.
Mark Twain

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I'm being Descriptive not pejorative.



Frankoma T3S War God tiki mug in brown satin glaze. No cracks, chips, crazing or repairs. The design was originally created for the Club Trade Winds tiki bar in Tulsa, Ok and later added to the line of pieces sold to the public.



June 14, 1959 – Bill Sapp’s birthday

Orchids of Hawaii lamps (image heavy)

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A TC aloha is like a poke in the eye.
They smile to your face but cheer when you die.

Some say “Mahalo” but man that shits hollow.
Cuz once you are gone it's enemies your "friends" follow.

Talk crap about you man it’s so lame, afraid you will take one ounce of their fame.
So a Cherie Aloha and Mahalo too, but remember I’ll never turn my back to you.

It's true there are a few good TC folk, ones that don't wish you death or an eye poke.
But some are so intimidated so crippled with fear they would never defend you in the open or even here.

So TC rolls on the same boring show, the ones who killed it may never know, their need for
attention was the final death blow.

I LOVE you Ohana! I LOVE you I do! would you like one of those mugs? how bout make it two.
Ohana to the end, Frat brothers the selected few, till comes the time you can't pay the dues.

This "brother" drummed out, the next "brother" in, "here have a hat" "and here's a cool pin!"

"I need you old friend" "can you help me out"?
When all those years your "friend" to you he was out.
We are good friends again now that you are in trouble, I foresee some distance if I need help on the double.

Tiki king...
but if no one ever crossed the line, we would all still think the earth was flat. If we all stood neatly behind the line, there would be no space flight. If we all carefully stayed in our place, there would have been no exploration, no voyages of discovery. When you think about it, the whole Tiki "scene" is an an insult to some people. If we all kept our mouths shut, afraid we might offend, there would be no Tiki Bars, no Tiki mugs, no Tiki culture. So are we going to sit idly by as our entire identity is taken away because some people can’t take a joke? Are we ready to give up freedom just to be safe from the threat of feeling as though a joke was made at our expense? Are you ready to destroy all things Tiki because some find our cartoon Ku’s to be an outrage?

Tim Hawkins - Inappropriate Wedding Songs

You’re a zero in the land of the hero.
In the land of the meek, even you are a tweak.

Awesome is as Awesome does, you never were and you never was.

Good times and definitely worth a return trip. Photos linked below.
Remember to show them some love on Facebook folks! That seafood tower was on the house after all.

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Posted: 2013-01-25 9:11 pm   Permalink




Words of wit, to never forget.
Not mine.

I will only employ bounty hunters who work for money. Those who work for the pleasure of the hunt tend to do dumb things like even the odds to give the other guy a sporting chance.

First rule is.. The laws of Germany

"A small group of do-gooders being targeted by some elite narcissistic Internet personalities because they think our charitable fundraising is encroaching on their market for reselling thrift store purchases spins like silk."

One thing for sure you will not get here is some self entitled prick telling you what tiki is.
We don't do that 'round here.
Whether your tiki is brown or day-glo - nobody cares.
It's mellow and easy going.
What you like is what you like.
We just want to have fun, drink, raise money and preserve tiki culture.

Welcome to the FOM.

Push through it with repetition. Smother it with words. Deny the air around me. Pretend. Pretend with vigor. Believe that the breath is gone.

Passion flower withers in frost. Spent jackolanterns. Red eyes flash with resentment at what night regrets. Not the lanterns eyes. My own.

It hurts to remember it. I'll drive home soon.. Maybe another old hawk. Never finding the one who holds my head close and says, "I know.

Nothing that will make God come looking for good times. Nothing would impress the Buddha. Nothing that will make Ezekiel's wheels spin.

What would make them shut up and suddenly pay attention? Explosions across the street? Sex offered? New drugs? Art?

..That her late husband was waiting for her there. This is not oblivion to me. Total loss of self hood. No relatives. No friends. Blackness.

Sweet lovely death, I am waiting for your breath. Come sweet death..

Though rum and beer giggle and wink and keep me on the chase. No bed until I give up on them. Alcohol is such a slut. Crickets are ashamed.

Sorry I am late to your intro. I'm always late. Not even fashionably really, more or less habitually and with my pants unzipped and my tie undone.
Said the man who wears a skirt and never wears a tie.

My tree is empty save for me. The odd duck. No claws left. No sharp beak. Eagle eyes and a mind that wants to forget the freedom of flight.

I want the "big final". The test of my beliefs. Christ riding Nessie on a tidal wave into my bedroom to bring me my love and purpose

No, I just checked. There are still only twelve months in the year.

Wait.. 12?

Since when?

I just checked my 2057 calendar, and it still has 13 months: January, February, March, Lilp, June, July, Bruun, August, Rektombre, Seven, December, December II, and Muffin.

Oh.. Shit...

What year is this?

If they dropped a month, it better not be Muffin! I've got a vacation booked in Muffin! I'm gonna be in St. John the 3th through the 32st.
I can't make this stuff up.

Not everyone pays dues.

Bushido taught blind loyalty to the emperor.


"When the former British governor general of Hong Kong, Sir Mark Young, refused to salute him, Isihara tried to behead Young with his sword. Finally Japanese military officers took the sword away.


"I have lived in the United States and I know the might of their industrial complex. The United States is a sleeping giant and I am afraid that our attack has awakened it"
Chuichi Nagumo

"Nobody outside the Order of Asshole Buddies is as impressed with your good works as you folks seem to be, and since bragging about it seems to be just as important to you as doing them, well then why not spread a little benevolence here at home. You know, with the unfortunate Americans who have to put up with your ill-mannered asses. Your merit badge society is widely regarded as the Scientologists of tiki: the perpetual drunk uncles who are culturally (and I suspect genetically) incapable of enough self-awareness to know how embarrassing you are to your families. I suppose that's why you feel like you have to beat off here once a year—because you can't get your wives to do it. If you could figure out how to bake cookies, at least you'd be as useful as Girl Scouts. Have a great day! "
QUOTE White Devil

Commander Winfield Scott Cunningham


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Found on eBay, Not my auction.

Questions and answers about this item
Q: Hi If you do not happen to sell this tiki light I would like to offer you $100. for it. if you would find my offer to be fair I would buy it right away.
A: Ordinarily, I wouldn't even respond to such a lowball offer but you caught me on a good day. I would set it on fire and drive over it with my car before accepting your $100.
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Tigers, considered to be brave, cruel, forceful and terrifying, are the symbol of power and lordliness. In ancient times, people usually compared emperors or grandees with the tiger. Court officials often said that 'accompanying the emperor is just like being at the side of a tiger'. There are also many legends on hunting tigers dealing with struggling against evil might.

They are tolerant, staunch, valiant, and respected. They like challenges and speed and they are active and good at expressing themselves. They have strong sense of errantry, be frank and easy to win others' trust. In their middle age, their fate may be uneven, but afterwards will enjoy a bright prospect. Most women under the tiger sign are intelligent, faithful and virtuous.

Their shortcoming is to project themselves before others. They are given to deep thinking and capable of great sympathy, however, they can be short-tempered without interest with long-term endeavor. Sometimes, they come into conflict easily with the seniors and people in authority. Their hasty mind and decision may cause poor results. They are over confident and traitorous, which may result in unsuccessful communication and cooperation with others.

China Zodiac Animal - TigerHoroscope and Numerology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: yin
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): mu (wood)
Yin Yang: yang
Auspicious Directions: south, east, southeast
Lucky Colors: blue, grey, white, orange; Avoid: golden, silver, brown, black
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4; Avoid: 6, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers: Cineraria
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: horse, dog; Avoid: snake, monkey

Celebrities Born in the Year of the Tiger
Ludwig van Beethoven, Marco Polo, Karl Marx, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Emmy Rossum, Jodie Foster, Alyson Hannigan, Ryan Phillippe, Mary Kate Olson, Ashley Olson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg, Garth Brooks, Robert Pattinson, Penn Badgley, Penelope Cruz, Mischa Barton, Drake Bell, Judy Blume, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Isadora Duncan, Beatrix Potter, Emperor

As Paul Harvey would say...
And now you know....The Rest of the Story


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Coburn morgan
Kahiki book

the market house story
The Old Market House Inn Restaurant, situated across the street from the site of Zanesville's original farmers' market, preserves an era of pioneer Zanesville while offering a gourmet menu in an atmosphere of the bygone days.

Farmers drove their wagons filled with produce to the first small, one-story market built in 1814. The second market, built in 1832, supplied an increasing population with meat and vegetables. In 1863 a heavy snow crushed the roof, causing a tragic collapse of the bustling marketplace.

The third farmers' market opened in 1864. In consisted of a first floor for market and a second floor for city offices. Hundreds of farm wagons would be hitched to trees and posts for several blocks in all directions three days a week. Cabs and drays clattered up Market Street from two railroad stations. Hotels with large dining rooms eventually opened their doors to accommodate the increasing commerce in Zanesville. On such hotel and the Barnett which stood on the site of the present-day Old Market House Inn.

The third market place was destroyed by fire in 1912. After a long controversy, the present building was completed in 1919 and serves Zanesville for nearly thirty years. After World War II, area residents began to patronize supermarkets and in 1946 the final farmers' market was closed and the entire building converted to city offices.

In 1974 James L. Adornetto Purchased this building, then known as the Casino Restaurant, from Tony Saup. Mr. Adornetto engaged Coburn Morgan, a renowned restaurant designer from Columbus, Ohio. Using London, England's oldest operating riverside pub, the prospect of Whitby, as a model, they orchestrated an extensive nine-month renovation of the historic building. In October of 1974 the present Old Market House Inn opened its doors.

Jim Adornetto, born and raised in Zanesville, has been a successful restaurateur in the city for over 50 years. He opened his first restaurant, Adornetto's Pizzeria, at the age of 19. In 1994, Mr. Adornetto opened Giacomo's Bread & Deli in the building north of Adornetto's Pizzeria, featuring European hearth-style breads and Italian deli with made to order sandwiches and soups.
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has been serving Columbus' downtown diners for over 50 years.
During that time, the skyline has changed, but we're still doing things the
way they did on their first day of business.

So, when you hear someone say "they don't make em' like they used to"
tell them they're wrong - and then take them to.
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If you really try to nail a sociopath down to answering a documented allegation, they will quickly turn on you, denounce you, and declare that you too are secretly plotting against them. Anyone who does not fall for the brainwashing of the sociopath is sooner or later kicked out of the circle and then wildly disparaged by the remaining members of the cult group.

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And now....The Rest of the Story
Vintage bronze-over brass, Large Rearing Horse Sculpture. Removed from the original Kahiki many years ago. Rubbing the ear or the legs of the horse was thought to bring good luck to the guest. Part of the magical mystery that the founders of the Kahiki instilled at its inception. A beautiful patina has settled on this vintage piece. You can feel the energy as you as you wonder at the many hands, both famous delegates and stars as well as countless local residences alike. Our research shows this to be similar to other such castings that are reportedly "from the Japanese Meiji Period."
Size: 56" tall to top of Mane and 27" wide.
Condition: Beautiful natural condition!

Antique carved-wood 'Chinese Elder sculpture with Child' holding a Chinese bat. In Ancient Chinese society, a bat was a symbol of Happiness and Longevity - this hand carved sculpture is big, over 4ft tall! All wood with painted and applied gesso (like the picture frames from the 1920's) and then gilded with a gold tone finish.
Size: 52 1/2" tall. Base is 18" x 16".
Condition: Wood has dry-split from natural occurring climate changes and age. Some paint loss, but its acceptable and supporting the age of this item, adding character. The bat the child is holding is also cracked - see picture.

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Lights for home and
commercial TIKI bars.

"You have no idea what the FOM is about and never did."
Quote Tikijoe Or Hi Fi Hijinx....

Here is Hi Fi Hijinx signature from another site.
Los genitales femeninos han sido siempre una fuente de fascinación or....
The female genitalia have always been a source of fascination

You are pure class Joe.
Your wife must be proud.


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Karst Sr. Robert William Karst, Sr., age 81, passed on February 12, 2013 at his home in the company of friends and family. Bob was preceded in death by his brothers Johnny, George, and daughter Kathy (Pabst) and is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary; sister, Virginia (Hunter); sons, Robert Jr. and Patti, Tommy and Joyce, Danny (Mcquirt) and Patty; daughter, Sandy (Darrah); grandsons, Billy, Brandon, Shilo, Max, Sam, Alex, Patrick, Matthew; granddaughters, Britni, Stephanie; great-grandchildren, Logan, Lillie and Julian. Bob was raised in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in the restaurant business. The Karst Family owned and operated the Broad-Nel Restaurant and Bob learned from his father the joy of hospitality. A graduate of Gahanna High School and a veteran of the Korean War. Bob was fortunate to enjoy a very colorful life, a long time employee of the Kahiki and Wine Cellar restaurants in Columbus, Ohio. Bob enjoyed Elvis Presley, loved to play cards and was always there when you needed him. Bob retired in 1999 and spent the rest of his life in the company of his wife, Mary, his children and grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend a memorial on March 1, 2013 at EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave. Visitation from 3-4 p.m. Memorial service will be at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that you make a donation to Hospice or a charity of your choice .
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Whatcha Talkin Bout Willis

ja/tf/dfb I think that is Jackasserie Tom Foolerie and dam fool boobrie.





From Slate: “Those who engage in public corrections of this sort often are looking to feel good about themselves, and, according to Benoît Monin, a psychology professor at Stanford University. “Another is to give myself evidence that other people’s language skills suck. So by putting down other people, I can feel better about myself.”

I had it a hold and changed it even, the fear of you is intimidating.

You know it has been said that you don't give grammar/spelling beat downs to people you know or like.

Bai and Wendy are others who get off without a "ticket"
People might start calling you a "dirty cop"

My wife and I have met you and I told them you are not a bully in person and are kinda quite and nice when we met.

I looked on the internet and found this and t is a great article that in ways explains this Grammar cop thing.

"From Slate: “Those who engage in public corrections of this sort often are looking to feel good about themselves, and, according to Benoît Monin, a psychology professor at Stanford University. “Another is to give myself evidence that other people’s language skills suck. So by putting down other people, I can feel better about myself.”


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Good one tikigreg, you got it!
So this is what you are talking about.
I did that too, was giving all a chance to explain all of these oddities as
maybe there was/is a good explanation.


On 2014-08-04 09:51, Chip and Andy wrote:
Sort of an answer... I asked if they are new copies or old.

The ebay seller wrigh_owe (1 ) or
Not really sure how one can tell. They look original to me and appear to be complete. The details are crisp and easy to read ( I included a couple of pictures of pages to show the level of detail). There are some signs of wear on the edges....Without a doubt they have been well taken care of.

So now the seller says there is no way to tell if this is a copy?
BUT the thing has a copy date on it, and was copied by the sellers?
Man he's an Architect should be better than most at reading this.


"It's not FOM, John."
"But something is definitely odd about this one in numerous ways."

So then at the bottom of the page Historical Integrity, LLC webpage we see bourbontiki's name.
I knew I saw that face before, in fact he is not only in the FOM but he is Honui Moai that means
high rank in the FOM.
So people who said they don't know him do know him, very well.
And if he's in the FOM and had these he would have showed them to everyone, I'll bet they are
in Jeff's book, they should be as they are cool.

"But something is definitely odd about this one in numerous ways."
You can say that again.


The thing is all ya had to do is come on and say here's what's up with this and that.
There could be a good explanation for all of these odd findings.
Palm Pilot looks to be a shill, But then he stopped posting when questions came up.

And ya know the guy selling this is watching is signed up on TC, man just clear things up that would have been the best thing really.

These are cool, too bad ya don't print off 50 and sell em for a bit less.
1.Kiss the boss’s ass.

2.Make enemies. You can learn from them.

3.Conceal your intentions.

4.Speak cryptically.

5.Defend your reputation; destroy those who challenge it.

6.Be an attention seeker.

7.Use other people to do things for you and take the credit.

8.Bait people.

9.Don’t analyze, act.

10.People who are hurt are like contagious parasites.

11.Make people depend on you.

12.Be “selectively honest”, disarm your “victim” with generosity.

13.People have no sense of mercy or thankfulness.

14.Pretend to be someone’s friend while gathering information on them.

15.Destroy people, annihilate them. Ruin their lives.

16.Play hookie to make people “want” you.

17.Engage in interpersonal intimidation.

18.Be one in the crowd; use the crowd to shield you from your enemies.

19.Don’t screw over the wrong person.

20.Be non-committal.

21.Pretend to be dumb, so they won’t suspect.

22.Surrender, to stab your enemy in the back.

23.Use every resource you have to defeat an enemy.

24.Flatter people, yield to your boss, and be cruel to those under you.
25.Don’t abide by the social contract. Ally yourself only to yourself. Redefine this self to get as much attention as possible.

26.Keep your hands clean: erase any knowledge others have of you messing things up. Never admit to your mistakes. Instead, scapegoat other people.

27.Develop a God complex. Feed people what they want to hear and make them follow you.

28.Be bold in all of your actions.

29.Plan out every little thing.

30.Make your accomplishments seem effortless. Also, never let anyone know how you did them.

31.Control people’s options.

32.Feed people the lies they want to hear.

33.Find out everyone’s button, save this information, and push it accordingly.

34.Act like a member of royalty.

35.Master timing.

36.Show contempt for things (and people) you cannot have. By showing you are upset, you are admitting “weakness”.

37.Create a lot of spectacles.

38.Behave like other people as a mask.

39.Use other people’s emotions; play with them.

40.Free things are dangerous. Instead, pay for everything yourself and make sure people see it.

41.Don’t follow in anyone’s footsteps.

42.Attack someone that bothers you. Don’t bother negotiating or understanding them. Just attack them so they shut up and your reputation remains intact.

43.Seduce people by playing with their emotions.

44.Mirror people so they get annoyed and humiliated.

45.Preach “change” and other vague promises, but never act too much on them.

46.Pretend to mess up once in a while. People will see that you’re not a sociopath after all.

47.Achieve in moderation.

48.Be formless. Form, order, routine equals predictability. And those watchful guys following you over your shoulder all this time will spot that and destroy you.

Capone milked his good works for all the favorable publicity they were worth. He came down and walked among the men, the wretched of the earth, offering a handshake, a hearty smile, and words of encouragement from the great Al Capone. During November and December.
But the problem is, at least the legend goes, the majority of the food he was serving was stolen or "forced" hand outs from local and regional grocers and wholesalers.

This new Donald mug reminds me of this thread about the Obama mug.
Sorry to bring up these political names on this site as we all know that is
not allowed but am just referring to a thread that broke that rule.

That thread was locked so as to stop the offensive stuff going on there.

Is a severed Donald Jr mug next?

See it here...
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=44263&forum=12&hilite=obama mug

It’s not the mug that pisses me off as much as the hypocrisy that this one is ok and the Obama one is not.
Or is it the poster breaking the no politics rule that makes it ok?

This is not just hey here's a mug of Trump that would have been borderline bad it is the comments that also came with the post.

"lunavideogames in the morning I will print out all the photos that you all have sent to me and take a last look at the mug. I will match his fake tan and pale under eye skin when he is glazed. Dan suggested that I carve "Make America Hate Again" on the bottom."
"I can suggest a few things to go into it... none would be appropriate to list here."

Either way nobody should be ok with this type of double standard here.
This thread topic will spiral down even more before it gets better.

These are not my rules, TC made them up.
We get it, you don't like Trump, that other guy does not like Obama.

AND that would be great on Politico Central.

It's not like they are going to lock your thread.
Not enough to fight about politics on Facebook so they bring the fight here.

"lunavideogames in the morning I will print out all the photos that you all have sent to me and take a last look at the mug. I will match his fake tan and pale under eye skin when he is glazed. Dan suggested that I carve "Make America Hate Again" on the bottom."

"I can suggest a few things to go into it... none would be appropriate to list here."

"We have all done our part to remove the material that offended you. Philot will too as soon as he has read my message. I request that you also remove your posts from my thread since they will no longer be needed. I have learned that my thread is not just for myself and my friends, lesson learned."

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On 2014-02-17 17:23, tikiskip wrote:
tikiskip: Wow. 10:42:06
GROG: (Hope you liked that Whizzer.) 08:50:19
GROG: Or Skippy. 08:47:31
GROG: Thanks Skipper. 08:47:00
tikiskip: Never had a nickname myself. But Scooter is a reference to speed (as in fast) I think. Tiki on. 20:51:24
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What was wrong with that? GROG thought it was funny that we were talking about nicknames and our screen names are basically nicknames. Tiki people I see out in public often call me GROG, so it's basically a nickname.

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12.What are the penalties for failure to comply with the disclosure requirements
for exempt organizations tax documents, and who must
pay them?
Responsible persons of a tax-exempt organization who fail to provide the
documents as required may be subject to a penalty of $20 per day for as
long as the failure continues. There is a maximum penalty of $10,000 for
each failure to provide a copy of an annual information return. There is no
maximum penalty for the failure to provide a copy of an exemption application.

An authentic throwback item is crab rangoon ($6) — fried crisp twists of the “skins” used to make spring rolls. The filling is cream cheese with crab and a garlic- or onion-powder flavor. It is a trip down memory lane that makes us appreciate the present.

Kientz also contributed to the look of the Wine Cellar and Desert Inn restaurants. Called upon to design the officers’ quarters at Lockbourne Air

Kahiki Redux
November 15th, 2014

“This collection of poems, from a writer who never saw the Kahiki in person, is a literary Pupu Platter brimming with playfulness, imagination, and reverence.”

Nathalie Wright, Architectural Historian; Columbus, Ohio

For over forty years, it was the largest freestanding Polynesian restaurant in the country and the site where generations of Columbusites relished Tiki culture. As a local poet and former journalist who relocated to Columbus, I became obsessed with learning about the late great Kahiki Supper Club that was razed over ten years ago after being placed on the National Historic Register. The result of my research and many interviews is Kahiki Redux, a poetry collectionin which I tried to capture the nuances of this pop-culture icon that for decades brought delight and pride to the Columbus cultural landscape. If you’d like to order a copy, please mail a cashier’s check or money order for $15.00 (includes postage) to: 897 Plum Ridge; Columbus, Ohio 43213. Please address the check to Rikki Santer. Thanks for your support.



from The Columbus Dispatch; Sunday June 17, 2012
“Poems carry a tiki torch for Kahiki” by columnist Joe Blundo

One of the most grievous crimes ever committed against Columbus architecture was the demolition of the Kahiki in 2000.
The restaurant was shaped like a giant war canoe, had a cultlike corps of devotees and featured flaming drinks, canned thunder and thatched huts. After standing at 3583 E. Broad St. for almost 40 years, it was torn down to make way for a Walgreens pharmacy.
But the memory lives. Its artifacts are auctioned on eBay, and websites recall its splendors. And now a collection of Kahiki poems has been published.
Kahiki Redux by Rikki Santer manages to evoke the appearance and ambience of the place despite the fact that the author has never been inside it.

The donation was raised at the Order's largest event, Ohana Luau at the Lake, and includes event proceeds, donations from event sponsors, money raised at a dunk tank, a silent auction, the now infamous Mystery Bowl Auction which has become a signature part of the event and sales of the limited edition Music for Moai music album. For more information about the Order, the event, and the donation please visit us at http://www.fraternalorderofmoai.org/news/index.php/2011/01/05/fom-sends-2010-donation-to-eif

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Posted: 2011-08-30 1:37 pm Permalink

Ok folks just to clarify things...

There's a very obvious reason for not being able to accomodate folks dropping in along the way...

With the exception of Hala Kahiki, these are all small venues and only hold around a hundred or so people, so all you have to do is be able to add. Two busses @ 53 people each = 106 Tikiphiles accending on these places at one time, I think ya'll can grasp that right?

As far as Sunday's festivities at the Chef, again there will be approximately 106 people there for the duration of the afternoon. The Chef does hold more people, so there will probably be limited seating available as we get closer to the big weekend. Hope this helps put thing in perspective.

Edited to reflect that ticket price does not include the mug, that's a separate purchase!
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“.&#8201;.&#8201;. At the Outrigger Bar, decked in the robes of our birthdays, anniversaries or lusty prom promises, we suck Pupu Platter goo from our Occidental nails,” she writes in Remembering the Kahiki.

In “Landscape,” she describes carloads of tourists arriving “to lose themselves inside this romantic cocoon that serves up foreign paradise in pineapple carcasses and caricature tumblers.”

Santer, who teaches film studies and English at Upper Arlington High School, moved to central Ohio from Baltimore not long before the Kahiki was demolished. It had already given way to Walgreens when she became interested in it after she and her husband bought a house featuring a Polynesian room.
The room — full of lava rock, tortoiseshell light fixtures and animal-print fabrics — was designed by Coburn Morgan, who was also responsible for the Kahiki’s hyper-Polynesian decor.
Her interest stimulated, Santer began researching the restaurant. She interviewed workers, patrons and the two businessmen who built it: Bill Sapp and Lee Henry. They sold their interests in the restaurant in 1979. (Henry called Santer’s book “terrific.”)
Acknowledging their work is one of the reasons she wrote the book, Santer said.
“My motivation is just to get a memory book into people’s hands. I was so shocked that this icon was torn down. We’re in this bicentennial year, and Bill and Lee are still alive, in their 80s, and they haven’t been recognized formally.”

The book, which is available through Amazon Books or through her website at rikkisanter.com, contains eight poems, Kahiki artwork and a forward by architectural historian Nathalie Wright. She submitted the application that got the restaurant listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997, a distinction that couldn’t save it.

The last poem, “Kahiki in the Museum,” acknowledges as much, envisioning what would be in a Kahiki historical exhibit: “Lipstick-stained napkins and bite-marked straws from virgin lips; a pyramid of etched glassware; a plastic volcano erupting in gleeful streams of snapshots that incriminate with outdated fashion.”

This might not be the end of Kahiki literature. Santer said she and Wright hope to produce a full-scale history of the place.
Said Santer: “I have great affection for that restaurant.”

Sales of advertising space. A national association of law enforcement officials publishes a monthly journal that contains articles and other editorial material of professional interest to its members. The journal is distributed without charge, mainly to the organization's members.
The organization sells advertising space in the journal either for conventional advertising or to merely identify the purchaser without a commercial message. Some of the noncommercial advertising identifies the purchaser in a separate space, and some consists of listings of 60 or more purchasers per page. A business firm identified in a separate space is further identified in an Index of Advertisers.
The organization solicits advertising by personal contacts. Advertising from large firms is solicited by contacting their chief executive officer or community relations officer rather than their advertising manager. The organization also solicits advertising in form letters appealing for corporate and personal contributions.
An exempt organization's sale of advertising placed for the purchaser's commercial benefit is a commercial activity. Goodwill derived by the purchaser from being identified as a patron of the organization is usually considered a form of commercial benefit. Therefore, advertising in an exempt organization's publication is generally presumed to be placed for the purchaser's commercial benefit, even if it has no commercial message. However, this presumption is not conclusive if the purchaser's patronage would be difficult to justify commercially in view of the facts and circumstances. In that case, other factors should also be considered in determining whether a commercial benefit can be expected. Those other factors include:
The normal manner in which the publication is circulated;

The territorial scope of the circulation;

The extent to which its readers, promoters, or the like could reasonably be expected to further, either directly or indirectly, the commercial interest of the advertisers;

The eligibility of the publishing organization to receive tax-deductible contributions; and

The commercial or noncommercial methods used to solicit the advertisers.

In this situation, the purchaser of a separate advertising space without a commercial message can nevertheless expect a commercial benefit from the goodwill derived from being identified in that manner as a patron of the organization. However, the purchaser of a listing cannot expect more than an inconsequential benefit. Therefore, the sale of separate spaces, but not the listings, is an unrelated trade or business.

2. Unrelated Business Income (UBI)
Although 501(c) organizations are generally exempt from federal
income tax, they do have to pay tax when carrying on regular business
activities which are unrelated to their exempt purposes. The law
governing unrelated business income (UBI) is a complex maze of
exceptions, exclusions and modifications. The following list of
"threshold" questions can be used to narrow down the field.

a. Is the income producing activity a trade or business?
A "no" answer means the income is not taxed as UBI.

b. Is the activity regularly carried on?
A "no" answer means the income is not taxed as UBI.

c. Does the activity contribute importantly to the accomplishment
of the organization's exempt purpose?
A "yes" answer means the income is not taxed as UBI.

d. Is the activity carried on with substantially all volunteer help?
A "yes" answer means the income is not taxed as UBI.

e. If the activity involves the sale of merchandise, has substantially
all of the merchandise been donated?
A "yes" answer means the income is not taxed as UBI.

f. Is the activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organi-
zation's members, students, patients, officers or employees? (This ex-
ception applies only to 501(c)(3) organizations.)
A "yes" answer means the income is not taxed as UBI.

If, after answering these questions, it appears the income under discus-
sion might still be UBI, con-sider the following "modifications," set
forth in section 512(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. Generally, none
of these types of income is taxable.

- interest
- dividends
- rents (from real property only)
- royalties
- annuities
- gains and losses.
Of course, there are a few exceptions within each category. A major
overriding exception is "debt-financed" income. If there is an out-
standing indebtedness with respect to the income producing property
(such as a mortgage), the income produced will be taxed in proportion
to the debt.

Finally, there are miscellaneous exclusions for certain trade shows, and
for bingo, but not for any other type of gambling activity. And 501(c)(3)s
who rent their mailing lists to other 501(c)(3)s are not taxed.

Ordinary and necessary expenses, as defined by normal income tax
rules, may be deducted in de-termining net income from an unrelated
business, and the tax rate is the same as regular corporate rates (or trust
rates for non-profits organized as trusts). Some special rules apply to
the computation of charitable contributions and net operating losses,
and there is a $1,000 "specific deduction" - the exempt organization
equivalent of a personal exemption.

The form used to pay unrelated business income tax is Form 990-T, due
at the same time as the Form 990 (the 15th day of the fifth month after
the close of the accounting period). Exempt organi-zations are required
to make estimated tax deposits if they expect to owe $500 or more of
UBI tax. Caution: Form 990-T must be filed if gross unrelated income
is $1,000 or more, whether there is any tax due or not.
Hi Fi Hijinx wrote:
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:13 am
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One thing for sure you will not get here is some self entitled prick telling you what tiki is.
We don't do that 'round here.
Whether your tiki is brown or day-glo - nobody cares.
It's mellow and easy going.
What you like is what you like.
We just want to have fun, drink, raise money and preserve tiki culture.

Welcome to the FOM.


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Post subject: Re: Critiki - Tiki Drink Clarification or Tikilitism!
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Personally, I bristle at the tiki elitist/purists & the holy than thou attitude that comes with it. It's a whole "my tiki is better than your tiki" thing & that has always rubbed me (&, I think, FOMmers, in general) the wrong way. It's TIKI, for cripes sake, which is made-up in the first place. And if you come to my home tiki bar, and I happen to whip-up a pain killer for you, talking about how it's not a tiki drink is going to get that tasty painkiller taken out of your hand & your ass on the curb. Just sayin'....


Henry and Sapp went
researching, traveling west to
visit Don the Beachcomber in Los
Angeles, then to San Francisco to
check out Trader Vic’s. In 1957, Lee
and their chief designer headed to
the newly opened Mai Kai in Fort
Lauderdale, where—posing as
tourists—they took snapshots and
pocketed menus.

“One of the luckiest places as a young man in Ohio during the
‘60s was to be sitting across from a beautiful girl at the Kahiki,” writes
John Fraim, Lee Henry’s nephew, and an author of a forthcoming
book about the Kahiki. “Both participants [were] in some modern
type of alchemical reunion it seemed. But a few of the drinks at the
Kahiki in those years would do this to you.”
Ah, yes—the drinks.


What was the goings on in Feb 22 1961 first day of the Kahiki?

February 20, 1961 (Monday)[edit]
Jerry Garcia, an 18-year old drifter who had been discharged from the U.S. Army, survived a car accident in Palo Alto, California. He would later describe the event as "the slingshot for the rest of my life". "Before then I was always living at less than capacity," he would write later. "Then I got serious." Garcia would go on to found the Grateful Dead.[30]
Born: Imogen Stubbs, British actress, in Newcastle upon Tyne
Died: Percy Grainger, 78, Australian composer; and Romany Marie, 75, American restaurateur and bohemian personality

On February 20th, 1961, the closest available weather station to Columbus, OH (COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL ARPT, OH), reported the following conditions:
High Temp: 37.9°F *
Low Temp: 21.9°F *
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Frankoma T3S War God tiki mug in brown satin glaze. No cracks, chips, crazing or repairs. The design was originally created for the Club Trade Winds tiki bar in Tulsa, Ok and later added to the line of pieces sold to the public.
Acquaint yourself with the differences between Ada clay, Sapulpa clay, and post-1980 Sapulpa clay. Learn to recognize specific glaze colors. Unravel the









My art is on facebook. I no longer share stuff to the group tiki pages because the harassment was of the charts. This past year brought alot of deliberate bullshit from people in the tiki scene to discredit me for not willingly playing the stoopid social games. It may seem like I've tanked my audience but what Im doing is taking tiki beyond the myopic scene, and I'm the only artist who has the kind of work that can do it. or the inclination to do so. After this last weekends opening at la luz and the book release on tiki art I was excluded from. I had to make a statement about it.

"I promised I wouldn't talk about this anymore but A lot of misdirected outrage is coming my way about being left out of the La Luz show and the new book on tiki art. So I kinda have to make a statement .
I can't speak on why I was excluded because no one has given me a believable answer. In fact 95% of anyone who thinks they're important in the microcosm of tiki has remained silent on the whole thing. It's a pretty big deal for me to be left out after nearly 30 yrs of making exclusively tiki art. I'm long over it. I've exited tiki as a scene because it doesn't support or respect my contributions. Its the individual people I've bonded with and the fans that find me on their own that actually support me. I am more driven than ever to execute my vision of tiki modern. I'm not quitting my art,I'm skirting what's kept me down. So,,,, if you are just now catching on that I was excluded-direct your comments towards the ones who excluded me. I can't answer for them. I'm still doing me - a whole lot of phony bullshit free. And I totally plan on owning it." #dawnfrasierartist

My zine with my missing scene history will be available in a couple of weeks in my etsy shop. it chronicles me being a tiki artist since before there was a scene through my recent exit and all the weird backhanded disrespecful bullshit things that have been pulled on me by men in tiki that added up to where I'm at now. Done with being treated second class. Im still a tiki artist I just jumped out of the over crowded pee filled pool.

heres where to find me -
my art page - https://www.facebook.com/bamboogroveofwestwood/

my Tiki Modern decor page

my personal page

my insragram



In spite of all of the shit I've taken in this scene thats led me to defend myself and wad up all the man panties by calling out the horrible treatment- Im still working full time as a tiki artist I just do much bigger projects instead of selling myself all the time. My Moodxotica paintings are headed to Hawaii and Australia this yr, my studio made rugs RUGXOTICA will be in Dwell and Atomic Ranch.
Im launching a new line - Sophista-tiki Modern Home
and all sales of my zine are funding my coffee table book of my unique tiki modern aesthetic.

IMO much better than making the perpetual vending circuit . I never got the appeal of that as an artist.
Im still accessible, I still have great friends I've made in the scene. Ive also seen how phony many of the people are who were there for me until I didnt serve a stepping stone purpose for them any longer because I've gone rogue( eye roll). Honestly I cant disappear completely from tiki because of the connections I still have and the future fans I will have long after the dust settles from the whole shit show of me trying to fit in with the clique. I'm just not playing the game that never suited me in the first place. If you arn't an artist at my level you really have no idea and the experience has been singular.
My whole scene is better now than its ever been I've upped my game in every aspect you can imagine. paid off my house, honed my skills, maintained a high level of integrity, and I look frkn amazing for 51.
Onward and upward.
Thanks to the people who have always been in my corner, stuck with me through all of the bullshit that stressed me out to the point I couldn't take it anymore and will continue to be there as I take my tiki art out of the confines of the tiki scenes suffocating status quo.

If you look at the Kahiki salt and pepper shakers they were in the same style of the Hoffman pottery moai mug made for the Kahiki.
Did Kahiki request these be made to match these S and P shakers?
What came first the Mug or the Shakers?

The salt and Pepper shakers were not made by Hoffman but by OMC as we can see by the stickers on the bottom of the shakers.

Kahiki salt and pepper shakers had many different markings on the bottom as well.

So here is yet another Hoffman marking, this one is very early I would guess.
Image from eBay and sold high to the one who's name shall not be spoken.

Man! the Kahiki ghosts have come through again!
I can't make this stuff up, went to eBay to lift some photos for this question and find this sale for a Hoffman mug.
But it may put a date on the mug AND markings if you believe this seller, I do.
Not my sale and I don't know this person.

Ebay sale this mug had Ceramics by Hoffman...

This mug dates to March, 1963, when we were living in Columbus and visiting relatives took us out to dinner to celebrate the birth of our son. I saved it because it was such a big deal then for us to eat out. There is some unpainted area along the bottom, due to the manufacturing process. It measures 6 5/8" tall.

My question to her Via eBay.....
Your previous message
Hello nice mug you have, can you help me date these mugs.
Are you sure this came from the Kahiki in March 1963.
These mugs have many different markings and this could help date them.

Thank you so much for your help, I too have one of these mugs.
And I have one of the BIG moai statues front the front of the building.

Good luck on your sale.

Her reply....
Hello, Yes, it was definitely from March of 1963, the only time I was ever there- out of town relatives took us out to dinner to celebrate the birth of one of our sons- he was just shy of 2 weeks old and was born 3-6-63. I saved the mug and napkin because it was such a big deal then to go out, plus they were "cool"!!! We only lived in Columbus a short time, we moved to Indianapolis soon after and have never been back. Best Regards, Sue

Here is s shall lamp.
These could also be called TV lamps as they were said to help your eyes if watching TV in the dark.
These too were sold as souvenirs way back when in Hawaii.

On 2018-03-02 01:58, (name deleted) wrote:
I don't think he is trying to be funny at all. He made the comment about there no longer being flame wars anymore but instead people are now being passive-aggressive, which is what I think he is doing.

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