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 Post subject: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 12:38 am 
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Good evening! I’ve been lurking among you all for many months.... exploring and feeling out what it would look like to be a member of the Tiki community, and I’m here today to declare that I wish to officially begin my journey! I’ve met many of you at this year’s Inuhele in Atlanta, and wow, what an amazing feeling of Ohana and the beginnings of lifelong friendships and fellowship that have emerged from that. I’m currently in the process of converting a downstairs bedroom into a Tiki Bar (project name is The Tangaroa Tavern Tiki Room) and I’ve already amassed quite a collection to fuel the concoctions that will flow from there! At any rate, I can’t wait to meet and fellowship with more of you once we are no longer isolated to our own private islands!

Mahalo!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 8:13 am 
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Aloha and welcome! Were you on the Tiki Bingo last night?

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 8:16 am 
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Aloooooooohhhhhhaaaaaa!

Welcome! Happy you have finally stepped ashore and are seeking the path.

OZ :fez:

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 9:50 am 
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rocketbetty wrote:
Aloha and welcome! Were you on the Tiki Bingo last night?


Yes indeed! Chuck Dillingham here! I’m just digging through the closet looking for my Honey I Shrunk the Kids Ray-gun so I can get my picture down to a suitable size for the avatar so you guys can recognize me!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 10:57 am 
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Hi Chuck! Welcome to the port!! Glad to see you here!
Do you know BlondDi? I think she and Vince are your closest members!
Great to see you last night!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 1:17 pm 
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Aloha and welcome Chuck!!!! Great seeing you at Tiki Bingo for the Mai Kai last night. I think you're going to like it here. You already know at least 5 fellows that I'm aware of. I have no doubt you're going to be a good fit here. 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 2:33 pm 
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Aloha and Welcome!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 3:03 pm 
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Great seeing you (and everyone else) last night on the Bingo benefit zoom!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 4:29 pm 
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JonTiki wrote:
Hi Chuck! Welcome to the port!! Glad to see you here!
Do you know BlondDi? I think she and Vince are your closest members!
Great to see you last night!


Di and I are great friends and used to work together!
Great to see you last night as well!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 4:30 pm 
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Doc Aikane wrote:
Aloha and welcome Chuck!!!! Great seeing you at Tiki Bingo for the Mai Kai last night. I think you're going to like it here. You already know at least 5 fellows that I'm aware of. I have no doubt you're going to be a good fit here. 8)


Why Thank you! It would appear I met several members at Inuhele! Last night was fantastic, thank you for all of you who had a hand in putting it together!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2020 11:15 am 
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ALOHA!!!!! Glad you decided to sign in!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2020 8:08 pm 
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Aloha and welcome! What's the NashVegas tiki scene like?


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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Tue May 12, 2020 8:40 pm 
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kai ahe wrote:
Aloha and welcome! What's the NashVegas tiki scene like?



We have 2 "Tiki" bars... Chopper, which embodies a "Robo-Tiki" theme that is very modern in it's decor and very tiki in its beverage program (and quite fun!). Also we have a bar called "Pearl Diver", it's a bit more of an "elegant" vibe with a great cocktail menu.... but it goes out of it's way to not be overly "tiki" themed (oddly enough). Beyond that we have some enthusiasts, including myself. I'm in the process of building out my own bar in an old downstairs bedroom and have a pretty nice head-star on my liquor collection with about 60 different rums and a total of about 120 bottles not including syrups and mixers. All that being said, one of the best bars in town that can make almost any tiki creation you can dream up is a place called Patterson House. There is often a wait unless you arrive early in the evening, you won't get a drink unless you are seated at the bar or a table/booth, you are expected to maintain a sense of decorum or you will be politely asked to leave, the bartenders are some of the most knowledgeable you will ever meet.... equally adept at reproducing the menu with exacting skill as they are at creating something on the fly to suit your whim and fancy. Oh... and the food (which is all small bites) is excellent. I can't wait until all this is past us to get back there!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:08 am 
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Hey Chuck! I have not been on the forums in a while...Sorry I missed this thread! See you at Tiki Bingo next week!!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:02 pm 
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Welcome ashore!!!

Its been so great getting to know you over these past few months since Inuhele! Good luck on your path!!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:58 pm 
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Aloha! Welcome to the Port

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:28 pm 
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Alllooooooohhhhhhaaa!!!

So happy you have declared!

The path is challenging but well
Worth it!

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 Post subject: Re: Aloooooooooooo hey!
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:21 pm 
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Thank you all for the warm welcome! I can't wait to see several of you for Gumbo Limbo's Online Tiki Bingo tomorrow night (August 6th)!

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