Sunday, April 01, 2007

My latest absinthe toy

This is my latest absinthe toy, which I got for Valentine's Day: a see-saw brouilleur. It's so hypnotic, I could sit and watch it for hours. Well, for a few minutes anyway, which is about as long as you need for the water to trickle through.

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18 Comments:

Blogger Glamourpuss said...

Here's a tale to make the connoisseur weep - at my birthday bash last year I was chinning shots of Absinthe. Ghastly.

Puss

01 April, 2007 17:32  
Blogger Pickled Olives said...

That reminds me of sex. A lot of things do, but watching that makes me want to search out Poor Bill. He'll thank you later!

01 April, 2007 17:37  
Blogger Suze said...

That's a toy I would love to play with and for a change it's not a sex one. Lol

I like it!

01 April, 2007 20:23  
Blogger Odat said...

I was here before and couldn't leave a comment for some reason...but now that i'm here I'm going to ask what may be a stupid question..but I'll do it anyway.
What is absinthe...and what the heck is a brouilleur. I'm going to goggle it too.
Peace

01 April, 2007 22:18  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

G/puss: That can't be good for you!

Olives: I'm sure Poor Bill will thank me! Was it the rocking motion that did it?

Suze: Again, was it the rocking motion...? I'm detecting a theme here!

Odat: Click the "absinthe" label and you can read my previous absinthe post and follow some of the links. All good stuff. And yeah, the comment snafu was my accidental fault.

01 April, 2007 23:50  
Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

what a nifty gadget.

i'd be amused and entertained for hours (nah, minutes... but still) at a time, too.

02 April, 2007 05:44  
Blogger Sheamus the... said...

wow...i dont even know what to say here. It does remind me of sex as well.mmmmmmmmm

02 April, 2007 06:09  
Blogger Milla said...

See? I can't apprciate all this coz the sad git that I am, I don't drink.

02 April, 2007 10:44  
Blogger Will said...

Nice action... Blatantly an April Fools.

02 April, 2007 13:10  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Martha: Cute, ain't she? She's fascinating to behold.

Shea: Again with the sex. What is with you people?!

Milla: Sure you can appreciate it. I can't paint, but I can still appreciate a nice van Gogh.

Will: Nice action indeed. No April Fools here. All real and genuine.

02 April, 2007 19:22  
Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

i don't think i get the whole sex reference thing.

wow... could i be more naive?

02 April, 2007 23:34  
Blogger Stagg said...

That is wonderful!

Is it difficult to load a film into youTube?

I am so inspired!

03 April, 2007 04:03  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Martha: Don't come a-knockin' when the brouilleur's a-rockin'!

Stagg (Candy?): Thanks. It's very easy to upload vids once you have them on your machine. Jump to it!

03 April, 2007 09:35  
Blogger Milla said...

Well, I appreciate the movement, but the taste? ah c'est a non pour moi.

03 April, 2007 13:18  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Milla: Yeah, the movement rocks! No, I mean literally: the movement does literally rock. And it rocks, too.

03 April, 2007 14:29  
Blogger Milla said...

ahahahahha you mad man! You always make sure I come out of your comments all confused!

03 April, 2007 15:48  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Heh heh heh!

03 April, 2007 16:12  
Blogger cappy said...

alright, down to me to ask again....why? i mean why not just pour it into the glass?

but then i suppose after a few, it does become hypnotic!

13 April, 2007 13:04  

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