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View Poll Results: What common object have you used to open a beer bottle?
Cigarette Lighter 64 53.33%
Fork, Spoon or knife blade 47 39.17%
Inner door latch or hinge on a vehicle door 26 21.67%
Edge of a countertop, deck rail or board 68 56.67%
Other (share!) 56 46.67%
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:08 AM   #41
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I have an ongoing competition to use the most expensive item I can. By best so far; Digital camera.
several earlier posts on using a car door or window.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:15 AM   #42
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1) The sole of my shoe.

2) a tree

3) my teeth

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Old 12-05-2012, 11:21 AM   #43
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Years ago I watched my wife try to open one with her teeth ... her new bridge looks very natural.

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Old 12-05-2012, 11:22 AM   #44
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A hair brush.

It was an emergency.

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Old 12-05-2012, 12:21 PM   #45
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Other beer bottles
Ruler, screw driver,
any random flat straight edge

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Old 12-05-2012, 12:26 PM   #46
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M1 Abrams

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Old 12-05-2012, 12:28 PM   #47
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Anyone remembers the bottle opening scene in Austin Powers? (I could not find the video unfortunately)

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Old 12-05-2012, 12:33 PM   #48
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My dogs collar... The gf looked at me funny but she expects that kind off behavior by now

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My dogs collar... The gf looked at me funny but she expects that kind off behavior by now
There are worse places on a dog to try to open a beer bottle.
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