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POLL: The Max Bygraves Cup for the Duffest Tulip!

Vote For The Duffest Tulip?  

31 members have voted

  1. 1. Vote For The Duffest Tulip?

    • Mrboots2u
      4
    • Mattius2
      22
    • nightslayer
      1
    • tobyjrn6
      4


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Time for those unfortunate second round second placers to fight it out for the much coveted Max Bygraves Cup.*

 

Who will take the honours? Mrboots2u, Mattius2, nightslayer or tobyjrn6 ? It's anyone's guess!

 

May the duffest tulip win!

Let the voting begin**

 

@Mrboots2u

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@Mattius2

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@nightslayer

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@tobyjrn6

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*@Snakehips ably demonstrates that nothing is too much trouble by cobbling together this least sought after accolade.

 

**Poll to run for 5 days.


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Hmm.

2 wonky handles, 1 apple & a messy saucer.

 

This is gonna be the trickiest one yet I fear.


Laissez les bons temps rouler

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Quality :)

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Tough gig. I'd have stood no chance of even making the second round!

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Tough gig. I'd have stood no chance of even making the second round!
I know the feeling. I tried for a tulip earlier & ended up with a rather good oak leaf! Edited by ashcroc

Laissez les bons temps rouler

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We need pouring lessons ;)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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Or oak leaf contests...

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Awesome I may yet walk away with a prize! Considering I had never, ever poured a tulip and didn't even know how when round 2 was announced...

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Hmm.

2 wonky handles, 1 apple & a messy saucer.

 

This is gonna be the trickiest one yet I fear.

 

I will be heartbroken if I find out I lost that round because people thought an age old stain was a spill :S

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Point of Order: I refuse to vote for the "Duffest" anything.....

 

The best I can manage is "Amorphous Blob" so even tongue in cheek voting others efforts as Duff is not for me :-)


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Point of Order: I refuse to vote for the "Duffest" anything.....

 

The best I can manage is "Amorphous Blob" so even tongue in cheek voting others efforts as Duff is not for me :-)

 

I totally agree!!!!!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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I totally agree!!!!!

 

And me. I don't feel I qualify to vote here!

 

Nothing duff about winning a round of this comp!

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The trouble is they are ALL really decent pours . . .


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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Mind you, the winner (or should that be the . . . ) is in for a real treat courtesy of @Snakehips. He’s been busy all week working on some sort of Top Secret project (and while we are at it, the whole idea was his anyway)!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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The poll finishes tonight but I think it’s safe to say Mattius2 has WON :)

 

Congratulations @Mattius2 you are going to LOVE your prize!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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Oh the honour!!!..no really thanks to everyone who voted for me :) :)

 

A great big round of applause from me :) :) :) well done!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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So this arrived from the post office. Just wow! You guys are the best - the level of effort put in is amazing. Thanks @Snakehips and @MildredM

 

I shall of course treasure my cup. And practise hard for next year's contest.

 

Have a great weekend lovely coffee people!

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LOVE that ^^^ @Mattius2 :) I am so pleased you like your prizes - I reckon Snake will be chuffed too!

 

We missed you at the ceremony last night - pop along and share the photo, if you get a minute ;)

 

https://coffeeforums.co.uk/showthread.php?47068-CFUK-LAC-2018-Grand-Awards-Ceremony-and-Honours-Night!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles / 1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  / Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1 / Kalita wave / Stag kettle / OCD / Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer /  gold B Plus stirrer / Wenge Handle Lev Tamp / Push Tamper / Puqpress / 15g & 18g vst / IMS 35μM / LDT / Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers / LW Bean Cellars & Caddy / Decent thermometer / Acme Evo 150ml cups / Espazzola / Hottop / embroidered by me bar towels / coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  / in the cellars: Steampunk, North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass / 6 gorgeous guineas / a dog / a very lovely and understanding husband 

 

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That looks absolutely fantastic!


Vesuvius, Monolith Conical, Feldgrind

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