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Old 10-23-2008, 12:54 AM   #1
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Default Opening non-twist off bottles

So amongst the BMC crowd this is a lost art. When I began my drinking career, there was no such thing as a twist off. Pretty much every BIC lighter would have their bottom edges rounded off from popping caps off bottles and we tended to get rather creative in how we'd open the little suckers.

I saw a video a while back on YouTube where they were using CD ROMs to knock the top off so I gave it a try. Believe it or not, it can be done without ruining the disc. There is a very high probability you will ruin it, so make sure it's a coaster before you try, but it does work.

Sure, there were staples like the lighter, molars, other bottles, (even actual openers) but what creative ways did you (or do you) use to get the little metal disk off your beverage?

I actually hung a red bandana out of my back pocket that was attached to a 'church key'. Yes, I was a young douchebag.

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Old 10-23-2008, 01:28 AM   #2
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I have a 'class ring' that I got from GM for achieving their Mark of Excellence. I wear it whenever I go out so I always have an opener at hand as it were...

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Old 10-23-2008, 01:32 AM   #3
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I'd like to see how to open a bottle with a ring. I remember my brother doing it when I was very young....But I've not seen it since I was 10!

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Old 10-23-2008, 01:35 AM   #4
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put one edge of the crown under a loop, hold pedal still, rock bottle, tada, beer!

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Old 10-23-2008, 01:36 AM   #5
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Car door latch, belt buckle or table edge. Some seat belts worked too.

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i use my wedding ring


and that is my swmbo in backround



and i asked for it as we were buying our rings
should have seen the face of the lady in the jewlery store I wish i had a camera.

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Put it on the edge of a countertop and hit it with the palm of your hand. If the neck doesn't break and you don't lose it all as a gusher, you're good to go.

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Just put your palm on top of the bottle hooking the ring under the edge of the cap. Wrap your hand around the bottle as if you were picking it up while holding firmly with the other hand. Then just rotate your hand up pulling the cap off! Looks very impressive at a party. I wouldn't recommend using your wedding band(at least not if it wasn't bought for that purpose!)

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Mine wedding band is made of tungsten carbide.
I have opened lots of bottles and not a scratch yet

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