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Title: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 03, 2010, 02:50:01 AM
Tell me your party trick - Name one thing you can do that is entertaining or out of the ordinary, like inhaling a dog tag chain through your nose and pulling it out through your mouth, or opening beer bottles with a fish knife.

I'll go first. I sing surprisingly good acapella renditions of old Irish drinking songs. Plus, I can touch your nose with my tongue. Which may not seem like much of a feat unless you're 3 sheets to the wind and didn't quite process what I said until after you've made the bet.  
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: tygo on March 03, 2010, 02:54:03 AM
I routinely use a regular butane lighter as a bottle opener.  Doesn't seem very entertaining to me but it seems to generate awe in the masses.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: Hokerer on March 03, 2010, 03:09:43 AM
I routinely use a regular butane lighter as a bottle opener.  Doesn't seem very entertaining to me but it seems to generate awe in the masses.

Hmmm, butane lighter... reminds me of an old high school party trick.  Hold that lighter up to a, er, certain part of the anatomy and let her rip and shoot out a foot long flame
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 03, 2010, 03:19:11 AM
I always used to use brick windowsills, but there aren't many of those around here.  :-[
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: majorvices on March 03, 2010, 03:20:09 PM
I routinely use a regular butane lighter as a bottle opener.  Doesn't seem very entertaining to me but it seems to generate awe in the masses.

Never have understood why people couldn't figure that one out. Easy to do but you can drop jaws.

I'm only 5' 8" tall but can kick over a 6' 2" persons head. Always seems to surprise someone when they find your foot an inch away from their face.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: glitterbug on March 03, 2010, 03:35:51 PM
Open a beer bottle with a dollar bill:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QAE9crPHOY

Easy way to make a few bucks


Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: bluesman on March 03, 2010, 04:10:15 PM
Stupid tricks caught on video.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5174720061312600230#
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: denny on March 03, 2010, 04:19:21 PM
I can stay awake til nearly 8:30 PM!  ;)
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: mainebrewer on March 03, 2010, 04:45:34 PM
I can stay awake til nearly 8:30 PM!  ;)
Lately even 8:30P is a trick for me! Its hell to be so old and tired!
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: redbeerman on March 03, 2010, 05:46:00 PM
I can stay awake til nearly 8:30 PM!  ;)
Lately even 8:30P is a trick for me! Its hell to be so old and tired!

Amen to that! :P
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: babalu87 on March 03, 2010, 05:49:13 PM
If I'm just buzzed enough a dead ringer for Sinatra singing New York
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 03, 2010, 05:54:16 PM
I used to be able to spit out a good 15' from between the gap in my front teeth, but I got that fixed. Oh well.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: majorvices on March 03, 2010, 06:26:15 PM
If I'm just buzzed enough a dead ringer for Sinatra singing New York

Hell, I only need a cup of coffee for that. I love Sinatra.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: denny on March 03, 2010, 06:45:42 PM
If I'm just buzzed enough a dead ringer for Sinatra singing New York

In the days when I was playing in bands, I once cleared an entire bar full of drunks by singing one verse of "Mustang Sally"!  Yes, I'm that bad....
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: dbeechum on March 03, 2010, 06:46:23 PM
In the days when I was playing in bands, I once cleared an entire bar full of drunks by singing one verse of "Mustang Sally"!  Yes, I'm that bad....

Useful to know if we ever have too rowdy a crowd at club night or pro brewer's night.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: denny on March 03, 2010, 06:47:58 PM
In the days when I was playing in bands, I once cleared an entire bar full of drunks by singing one verse of "Mustang Sally"!  Yes, I'm that bad....

Useful to know if we ever have too rowdy a crowd at club night or pro brewer's night.

:)

If I bring the ukulele to NHC this summer, I'd say our GC meeting is in danger!
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: bluesman on March 03, 2010, 06:52:13 PM
If I'm just buzzed enough a dead ringer for Sinatra singing New York

Hell, I only need a cup of coffee for that. I love Sinatra.

+1

Frank Sinatra's contribution to American music is immense.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: bluesman on March 03, 2010, 06:53:32 PM
If I'm just buzzed enough a dead ringer for Sinatra singing New York

In the days when I was playing in bands, I once cleared an entire bar full of drunks by singing one verse of "Mustang Sally"!  Yes, I'm that bad....

 :D  :D  :D

Denny that's too funny.

You can't be that bad.... can you?  :-\
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 03, 2010, 07:07:26 PM
Where and when is NHC?
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: denny on March 03, 2010, 07:12:09 PM
If I'm just buzzed enough a dead ringer for Sinatra singing New York

In the days when I was playing in bands, I once cleared an entire bar full of drunks by singing one verse of "Mustang Sally"!  Yes, I'm that bad....

 :D  :D  :D

Denny that's too funny.

You can't be that bad.... can you?  :-\

I wish I could say no....
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: theDarkSide on March 03, 2010, 07:12:45 PM
Where and when is NHC?

http://www.ahaconference.org/
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: dbeechum on March 03, 2010, 07:21:08 PM
If I bring the ukulele to NHC this summer, I'd say our GC meeting is in danger!

Is it too late to drop out of the election?  ;D

On that note... don't forget to vote for your Governing Committee!

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/pages/community/news/show?title=vote-for-your-aha-governing-committee
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: capozzoli on March 03, 2010, 10:41:00 PM
I can catch an unwrapped roll of quarters off of my elbow, like in that episode of Happy Days.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: weazletoe on March 04, 2010, 12:26:44 AM
I can snort a string up my nose, and yak it out my mouth. I can also shoot Iced tear out of my left eye.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 04, 2010, 12:49:43 AM
How do you ice your tears?
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: a10t2 on March 04, 2010, 12:58:10 AM
I can hold my breath for four minutes.

I'm also really fast at mental math, but somehow that never comes up at parties.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: tom on March 04, 2010, 02:35:57 AM
I can snort a string up my nose, and yak it out my mouth. I can also shoot Iced tear out of my left eye.
Ahh, the real trick is to snort it up one side of your nose and out the other!
You know that there is a Guiness Book World Record for the distance you can shoot milk out of your eye?
Maybe you could start the beer record!
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: weazletoe on March 04, 2010, 01:20:46 PM

Maybe you could start the beer record!

Carbonated drink are WAY to painful!
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: bluesman on March 04, 2010, 02:56:03 PM
I can snort a string up my nose, and yak it out my mouth.

But if you could snort out the other side of your nose and and tie it into a surgeons knot....only then would be impressed.   ;D

 :o
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: yugamrap on March 07, 2010, 01:59:30 AM
I can snort a string up my nose, and yak it out my mouth. I can also shoot Iced tear out of my left eye.
Why does this not surprise me?!   ;)

For some reason, my wife and kids seem to find my mere existence entertaining.  Either they're too easily amused - or I'm a complete dork.  Unfortunately, I think it's probably the latter....   :-[
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: captain_sousie on March 13, 2010, 02:47:45 AM
I can open a beer bottle with a water bottle, a lighter, my wallet or a knife (gotta work on the paper trick).  I can do a passable impression of Miss Piggy, Yoda, Jar-Jar Binks, and Chewbacca.  I do Scottish, Jamaican and Australian Accents.  I can also do the sounds of a cow elk call, a duck, a howler monkey and a poodle throwing up.  For the finale, I can recite the Greek alphabet 3 times in under 13 seconds.

Lots of useless tricks that mostly just entertain family members and annoy my wonderful, patient wife.

Sou
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 13, 2010, 05:30:40 AM
Yes, but can you do a duck with a Jamaican accent?
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: tygo on March 13, 2010, 02:38:51 PM
For the finale, I can recite the Greek alphabet 3 times in under 13 seconds.

And what kind of training program did you go through that gave you that skill?  ;)
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: wzl46 on March 13, 2010, 03:11:37 PM
I routinely use a regular butane lighter as a bottle opener.  Doesn't seem very entertaining to me but it seems to generate awe in the masses.

Never have understood why people couldn't figure that one out. Easy to do but you can drop jaws.

I'm only 5' 8" tall but can kick over a 6' 2" persons head. Always seems to surprise someone when they find your foot an inch away from their face.

I'm 6'3" so I will refrain from letting you try that on me.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: brewboy on March 13, 2010, 04:04:23 PM
5' 8" ?  No wonder we never "see eye to eye".  ;)
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: majorvices on March 13, 2010, 05:18:12 PM
LOL. Yeah, I'm not a very big guy. I'm also only 158 lbs. I work out with around 245 on bench though, if that counts for anything.  ;D

I should add, that kicking trick, while amusing to me, is not a favorite of others. :-\
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: brewboy on March 13, 2010, 07:04:02 PM
Sorry, I just couldn't pass that up. No offense meant.

Cheers.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: majorvices on March 14, 2010, 12:02:15 AM
Sorry, I just couldn't pass that up. No offense meant.

Cheers.

Absolutely none taken! In fact, I have had to put up with lots of short jokes all my like. For some reason most of my friends are 6 foot or taller. Come to think of it, I don't think I have a close friend shorter than me. That's weird. I never thought about that before until now.

These are only 6 gallon kettles. You can see how short I am. Look at those guns though.  :P

(http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n137/majorvices/DSC_3093.jpg)
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: babalu87 on March 14, 2010, 12:37:16 AM
ROFL

If those are 6 gallon kettles you need a job with Wonka

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Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: boulderbrewer on March 14, 2010, 05:29:21 AM
We have a real tiny Tim!
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 14, 2010, 07:09:21 AM
Sorry, I just couldn't pass that up. No offense meant.

Cheers.

Absolutely none taken! In fact, I have had to put up with lots of short jokes all my like. For some reason most of my friends are 6 foot or taller. Come to think of it, I don't think I have a close friend shorter than me. That's weird. I never thought about that before until now.

These are only 6 gallon kettles. You can see how short I am. Look at those guns though.  :P

(http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n137/majorvices/DSC_3093.jpg)

Wait, you built a catwalk?
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: majorvices on March 14, 2010, 01:04:15 PM
That was one of the trial runs on our 1.5 bbl system.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 14, 2010, 04:26:35 PM
I'm confused by your lack of a sidearm is all.  ;D
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: brewboy on March 14, 2010, 05:25:41 PM
I'm glad I'm not the only one who doesn't see any guns?
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: majorvices on March 14, 2010, 07:46:19 PM
(http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n137/majorvices/heston.jpg)
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: brewboy on March 14, 2010, 08:54:34 PM
He was my hero.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: bluesman on March 15, 2010, 02:55:59 AM

These are only 6 gallon kettles. You can see how short I am. Look at those guns though.  :P

(http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n137/majorvices/DSC_3093.jpg)

That's one for the memory books my friend.  8)
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: MrNate on March 15, 2010, 04:45:35 AM
That picture weirds me out. I just keep comparing everything to everything else trying to figure out how that tiny man stirring those normal-sized brew kettles can really be so tiny. It's like one of those pictures you have to stare at for 10 minutes before your brain can make any sense of it.
Title: Re: I am bored and wish to be entertained
Post by: rabid_dingo on March 15, 2010, 06:33:37 AM
I can solve a Rubik's Cube in under 3 minutes. No where near the record but
it always amazes and annoys. My most common responses to solving it are
"I hate you."
"You suck"
"Oh, and that was kinda cool."