Etiquette

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Re: Etiquette

Postby StroppyChops » Sun May 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Traditionally, the cork was actually sliced and shown to the buyer to demonstrate that the wine had been correctly stored. The aging of the wine should be reflected in the 'soak' into the cork. Also, if the bottom of the cork is fragmenting, it's an indication of poor storage or that the wine is corked.

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Re: Etiquette

Postby Digg3r » Sun May 18, 2014 4:33 pm

vladimir wrote:Imagine the romantic points you'd score if a waiter dumped a happy box on the table
in my misguided youth I got more loving from the opposite sex when a "happy box" (or as we used to call them, the ten buck chuck) was used then any bottle.
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Re: Etiquette

Postby Kung-fu Hillbilly » Sun May 18, 2014 4:58 pm

Cask wine, or chateau cardboard as we liked to call it, had the added advantage of using the silver bladder as a pillow once depleted of its contents and inflated. Perfect for those lonely nights under the bridge.
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Re: Etiquette

Postby StroppyChops » Sun May 18, 2014 5:01 pm

Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:Cask wine, or chateau cardboard as we liked to call it...
Bogans in Australia refer to these as 'goon sacks' or goonies - pretty sure that would offend at least someone here in Cambodia
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Re: Etiquette

Postby Kung-fu Hillbilly » Sun May 18, 2014 5:07 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:Cask wine, or chateau cardboard as we liked to call it...
Bogans in Australia refer to these as 'goon sacks' or goonies - pretty sure that would offend at least someone here in Cambodia
I think it fair to say Australian bogans are offensive to everyone.
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Re: Etiquette

Postby StroppyChops » Sun May 18, 2014 5:52 pm

Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:I think it fair to say Australian bogans are offensive to everyone.
That's fair.
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Re: Etiquette

Postby russel spiers » Sun May 18, 2014 6:35 pm

Go and clea under your bridge you homeless cunt-KBW.
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Re: Etiquette

Postby StroppyChops » Sun May 18, 2014 10:39 pm

^ Isn't it a little early for shouty angry?
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Re: Etiquette

Postby Mrs Stroppy » Sun May 18, 2014 10:59 pm

Looks like we found one. Anyone up for a game of bogan bingo?
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