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by pedant
Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Tea Swap
Topic: FS: Teapot and teaboat by Gafu
Replies: 5
Views: 514

Re: FS: Teapot and teaboat by Gafu

jpo1933 wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:48 pm
Just a short vid of the teapot in action :)
access denied for me

just fyi, sometimes i use this to upload quick (video-only) clips: https://gfycat.com/upload
by pedant
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 681
Views: 99909

Re: Introduce Yourself

welcome, @White Antlers. i think i saw your post on steepster. good to have you here. nice avatar, btw. :mrgreen:

hey, @Bintuborg. i remember you from back in the day (5+ years ago on TC). great to see you again!

welcome, @Argentum! your username looks familiar, but i don't know from where.
by pedant
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Oolong Tea
Topic: Date this old TGY
Replies: 15
Views: 409

Re: Date this old TGY

@BuckyJ can pm now
by pedant
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many times to reuse loose leaf tea in tea bag
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Re: How many times to reuse loose leaf tea in tea bag

hi bklyncookin , welcome to the forum :mrgreen: first, do you mean a storage bag or a brewing bag (the common tea bag)? if it's in brewing bags, i would personally say it's not loose leaf ;) the number of steeps you can get depends on the leaf to water ratio used. short steeps with a lot of leaf in ...
by pedant
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Special Events & Offerings
Topic: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020 (Ends 6/29)
Replies: 13
Views: 1031

Re: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020 (Ends 6/29)

ok, the tea's been ordered!
(exchange rate: 107.35 JPY/USD)
by pedant
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Blogs, Podcasts, & Vlogs
Topic: Tasting Single Origin Cultivars
Replies: 8
Views: 271

Re: Tasting Single Origin Cultivars

hey @James Edward, nice review.
i agree, japan has a lot to offer beyond yabikuta!
by pedant
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Blogs, Podcasts, & Vlogs
Topic: I've made some home grown tea (YouTube video)
Replies: 12
Views: 252

Re: I've made some home grown tea (YouTube video)

hahaha
i really enjoyed that, thanks

very nice. single tree, small batch.

but... red tea? it does not look like it to me.
i'm thinking it dried out too much before enough oxidation could happen.
by pedant
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Special Events & Offerings
Topic: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020 (Ends 6/29)
Replies: 13
Views: 1031

Re: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020 (Ends 6/29)

faj wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:15 pm
It turns out the amount in that fancy input was somehow multiplied by 100 when calculating the actual amount (and commission).
interesting
pizzapotamus wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:19 pm
Just in under the wire :D
:mrgreen:
by pedant
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Special Events & Offerings
Topic: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020 (Ends 6/29)
Replies: 13
Views: 1031

Re: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020 (Ends 6/29)

heads up, the offer closes tomorrow
by pedant
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Oolong Tea
Topic: Date this old TGY
Replies: 15
Views: 409

Re: Date this old TGY

sorry, i don't know. but the box graphics and bag style look pretty dated. nice find.
by pedant
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: The Porcelain Thread
Replies: 152
Views: 22947

Re: The Porcelain Thread

just fyi, i moved the recent conversation to the Jian & Tenmoku Bowls topic since it wasn't really about porcelain.
by pedant
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Vendor Discussion & Recommendation
Topic: Mei leaf
Replies: 79
Views: 7575

Re: Mei leaf

hi Jeanbb , firstly, though you said you weren't planning on registering, welcome to the forum :mrgreen: whatever the reason, we're glad to have you here. thanks for sharing your experience with ML's teas and for contributing to this heated discussion. i enjoyed reading your response. a minor point ...
by pedant
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Special Events & Offerings
Topic: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020 (Ends 6/29)
Replies: 13
Views: 1031

Re: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020 (Ends 6/29)

there was some confusion about pricing, so we edited the wording for clarity. sorry about that.
by pedant
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Fermented Tea
Topic: Breaking into a Puer Cake
Replies: 9
Views: 372

Re: Breaking into a Puer Cake

considering the compression is usually looser at the outer edge, pulling tea from there is effective and low-effort. until you run out of that loose edge. :mrgreen: i'm still learning, but if it's an expensive cake i've never tried, i'll pry some out of the outer edge. if i decide i don't like it an...
by pedant
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Archived Swaps
Topic: Stoneware Glencairn commission from Mark Moehler
Replies: 14
Views: 1007

Re: Stoneware Glencairn commission from Mark Moehler

just FYI, these are now available in various styles on mark's site: https://www.markmohlerpottery.com/shop? ... y=Tea+Cups

thanks again, @karma

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