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    Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    Three of my best/oldest friends and I turn 40 the next 10 months. To celebrate, we're meeting up a Dude Ranch in Colorado this weekend. Seven days of horseback riding, whitewater rafting, shooting, fishing, camping, etc. It is going to be epic.

    I'm in charge of introducing my these Scotch- and beer-drinking plebes to bourbon.

    This morning, I decided to order customized Glencairn glasses for us. A quick Googling led me here and Dave Coffey has been graciously helping me make this a reality.

    The gods are smiling on me because Dave lives between the Denver airport and where we're staying the first night, so I can pick up the glasses in-person.

    Keeping my fingers crossed that all turns out well and we have the best trip of our lives.

    P.S. The attached photo is my own Photoshop retouching job. I expect final product to vary in appearance.
    P.P.S. For those scratching their heads... one guy is a Navy doctor, another is wrapping up his Ph.D, the third is a huge Simpsons fan, and I'm a Big Lebowski fan and Chinese.
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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    Three of them I understand. But shouldn't it be Bart, not Bort, for the Simpson's fan? Or is there a story within the story?
    That yella whiskey runnin' down my throat like honey dew vine water and I took another slash…

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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    That is very cool.

    Have a wonderful trip.

    Best regards, Tony

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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    At tanstaafl2: Here is the quickest explanation of Bort -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VakEHKq5y1g

    When this same friend joined my family on a trip to Disneyland last year, we all got custom Mickey ears. His said Bort. Surprisingly only one nerd... I mean person... saw it and said something. It made the whole joke worthwhile.



    And thanks, Tony. I'm so very excited.

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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    Curly might like his own glass.

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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    Sweet glasses and idea.

    Also Dude, 'Chinaman' is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian-American, please.


    tl; dnr

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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    Great idea. I hope you all have a great time. Cheers to you and your friends. Please post later and let us know how it went.

    Joe
    " I never met a Weller I didn't like"

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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    Damn. Now I want one.

    Sounds like a great trip!

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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker View Post
    Curly might like his own glass.
    We're planning to watch City Slickers Saturday night.


    Quote Originally Posted by yountvillewjs View Post
    Sweet glasses and idea.

    Also Dude, 'Chinaman' is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian-American, please.
    I made a shirt last year that says "I am not the preferred nomenclature."


    Quote Originally Posted by fishnbowljoe View Post
    Great idea. I hope you all have a great time. Cheers to you and your friends. Please post later and let us know how it went.

    Joe
    I will definitely update and provide a few pics, especially of the glasses FILLED!

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    Re: Getting these custom Glenairns for big 4-0 trip

    Quote Originally Posted by michang5 View Post
    I made a shirt last year that says "I am not the preferred nomenclature."
    That's awesome! I already like you...
    I've never tried GTS with any sort of soda. Maybe I'm missing out; but I'm OK with that.

 

 

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