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Official Introductions Thread. New Members, Post your introduction here...
VinylGeek
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Oct 31, 2012
Posts: 31
From: LA, CA
Posted: 2012-10-31 10:07 am   Permalink

Hello everybody!
I'm a long time user of the site but only now signed up for an account. I've been a fan of tiki before I even knew what tiki was; I collect vinyl and when ever I would come across an exotica album, I would have to pick it up because the covers were just so cool. It was only in 2000 when I walked by Sven's Book of Tiki did I discover how big the movement was and I've been hooked ever since then. Looking forward to building a home bar in the near future. I also just made my first trip to the Tonga Room in SF. That was a dream come true. Okay that's all for now, gotta go pick me up some Zombie head mugs at Trader Sam's!


 
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JimmyPsycho
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Apr 23, 2012
Posts: 13
Posted: 2012-11-01 08:46 am   Permalink

Hey Everyone! Wanted to give a shout out and say hello!

Semi-new to Los Angeles area (from NYC), met some awesome tiki-philes out this way and checked out some awesome bars. Man, you guys got it going on out this way!

I'm also very much into the music...if anyone can recommend any good bands, hit me up!

Also...just released a "Horror Lounge" CD...gotta free music download for everyone...you can grab it at:

http://jimmypsycho.com/Mad_Monster_Cocktail_Party%21%21%21.html

Jimmy
www.jimmypsycho.com
www.psychocharger.com


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CrazyCapizzi
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Oct 01, 2012
Posts: 216
From: Cocoa Beach
Posted: 2012-11-01 1:10 pm   Permalink

Hey guys, Just signed up to the forum last month. My name's Keith but the Crazy Capizzi nick name came from my younger more extreme years. youtube the name if your curious. Anyway I carved some 17 years ago and hadnt touched a chisel till recently. This forum really inspired me to start carving again so here i am. thanks for all the encouragements so far. ps: if any one has some extra chisels they aren't using and want to send my way I will put them to good use. im working off a 3pc harbor freight chisel set.

_________________
One Love


 
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tikilongbeach
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1599
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2012-11-01 1:30 pm   Permalink

Welcome, new people!

 
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Backyardboozer
Member

Joined: May 01, 2012
Posts: 4
From: California
Posted: 2012-11-03 08:30 am   Permalink

Been in the tiki community here in California for along time.. For some odd reason my cadfink TI account disappeared and it cant be recovered So I finally made a new one!!!! I love this site and Everyone that shares there passion knowledge and friendship..






 
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ChimayBleue
Member

Joined: Nov 03, 2012
Posts: 2
From: San Diego
Posted: 2012-11-03 11:15 am   Permalink

Hi all,

I've been a member here before but have been inactive on this site for more than ten years so I thought I'd stop in and say hi, and renew my membership. Although I've been quiet on this site, I'm still as much of a tikiphile as ever, and go to Tiki Oasis every year (have since the early days in Palm Springs). Some of you already know me from Flickr site, or LottaLiving (where I was also a regular).

Not much to say about me, other than I live in San Diego and am originally from Honolulu. I'm an avid hobbyist photographer and I try to document whatever I can find of tiki out there.

At the suggestion of a friend, I'll post a few photos here that may be of interest.

Aloha and mahalo nui loa !

Darren


 
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tikiskip
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Nov 26, 2005
Posts: 3883
Posted: 2012-11-07 03:59 am   Permalink

Hello Linda32,
Welcome,
Hope you can tell us more about How to dress as" gangnam style"
Or Buychina.com.
Do you work for them?


 
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Kai Koa
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Nov 11, 2012
Posts: 67
From: Kailua Kona
Posted: 2012-11-11 10:11 am   Permalink

Just got introduced to Tiki Central thru the best tiki artist I've seen in a while! Thanx Brad "Tiki Shark" Parker.Saw his art at the Wylands Gallery on The Big Island in downtown Kailua-Kona this Halloween and I was immediately hooked! I hail from the Emerald City (Seattle)and I look forward to seeing more great things here at Tiki Central.


 
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lokahi94
Member

Joined: Nov 16, 2012
Posts: 4
Posted: 2012-11-16 10:35 pm   Permalink

Hello! My name is lokahi and from Honolulu, Hawaii. I'm happy I found this site.

 
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RocksOutpost
Member

Joined: Nov 22, 2012
Posts: 9
From: Cocoa, FL
Posted: 2012-11-22 06:21 am   Permalink

Team Tiki,
Been a backseat lurker for a year or so.. The talent here "OMG" is impressive and humbling
for me as well!! "RocksOutpost" is a future vision for me and a big challenge ahead.My
Name is John and i reside in East coast of Fl, Cocoa.. The local carvers in our area is extensive
and very talented!!!.. between them Talent on here it keeps me challenged/motivated to kick up
my game! Look forward to meeting/brainstorming & sharing with all!!
Free Palm Log to any members that are in my area & want to stop in! Lol
Glad to be here!!
John


 
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Will carve
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 06, 2011
Posts: 780
From: Ft. Lauderdale Fl.
Posted: 2012-11-22 2:28 pm   Permalink

Any friend of CC is a friend of ours.
We need more Fl. carvers.
But,
Let's see your stuff.


 
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HavaikiOceanicArt
Member

Joined: Nov 22, 2012
Posts: 2
From: Kauai
Posted: 2012-11-22 8:29 pm   Permalink

Aloha from Kauai! My name is Dylan and I run the Havaiki Oceanic & Tribal Art Gallery in the beautiful town of Hanalei on the North Shore. We specialize in Museum Quality Treasures from Polynesia and Oceania
including: Carvings ♦ Tikis ♦ Jewelry ♦ Hawaiian Paddles ♦ Polynesian Weapons
Check our website, become our friend on Facebook and shop at our new eBay store!


 
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jimmywhite20
Member

Joined: Nov 29, 2012
Posts: 3
Posted: 2012-11-29 7:04 pm   Permalink

Greetings from Australia (or as Homer would say Opposite Land!)

I recently got into Tiki through my love of cocktails. Drinkboys cocktail web site led me to Beachbum Berrys and before I knew it I was listening to Les Baxter and buying Tiki merchandise on eBay.

Ive just put down my first patch of Pimento Dram. The recipe I used called for 150ml of lime juice which could be problematic if it decides to go off and ferment. Ill let you know how it goes.

Cheers!


 
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jimthirks
Member

Joined: Dec 10, 2012
Posts: 3
From: australia
Posted: 2012-12-10 9:12 pm   Permalink

Hi from Australia-
all I can say is wow-i stumbled across this site while looking for ideas for some hebel carving.
i new that there was a bit of a subculture and some serious collectors out there but....
hey i can come out of the closet now!
just a quick hello-im going to have a good look through the forums


 
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loveofwitco
Member

Joined: Dec 11, 2012
Posts: 1
Posted: 2012-12-11 04:09 am   Permalink

Greetings from North West Alabama....I am new to the world of tiki...bought a set of Witco Mushrooms...brought them home, looked them up on the internet and ba-da-bing! I was hooked!

 
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