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Old 10-23-2008, 04:26 AM   #21
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Old 10-23-2008, 06:02 AM   #22
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Old 10-23-2008, 07:18 AM   #23
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Old 10-23-2008, 07:47 AM   #24
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In the summer I use these.
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Built in bottle opener on the bottoms.
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I love the looks i get from people when I open their beer with my shoe. Especially after I have stepped in dog sh!t.

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Old 10-23-2008, 02:47 PM   #25
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Some of my friends consider me the beer mcguiver. I will always find a way to open a beer no matter where I am. I have used lighters, edge of a dumpster, knife, another bottle, the rims on my car, the grates of a bbq grill, just about any tool in a tool box, i even used a rock once. One of my favorites is the seat belt of some cars though.

I have never thought about my ring though. It is tungnsten but seeing as we have only been married less than 2 months then I might want to hold off on that one.

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Old 10-23-2008, 02:56 PM   #26
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I carry a bottle opener on my keys, I also have a couple flat plastic credit-card style ones that came with Budweiser aluminum 16oz 15-packs. They're nice because they're slim, effective, and travel well. And they were free, so if a buddy steals one, I don't have to punch his nads into his sinuses. Then, I've got a couple other "bar-style" metal bottle openers scattered around the house, so that I never have to walk too far.

In a pinch, I keep a flathead screwdriver in each room of the house. I just twist slightly, move to the next rib on the crown, twist slightly, move, twist, move, twist, and then pop it straight upward.

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Old 10-23-2008, 02:58 PM   #27
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Paint opener keys have built in bottle openers. It's like they know that when you're painting, you're going to be wanting a beer.

We usually use slip-joint pliers in the garage. I had a keyring mounted one, but it disappeared after a night of too much use.

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this is my favorite bottle opener. It is a real bottle opener but I still felt like I should add it here. This thing is actually made out of tool steel, has quite a bit of weight to it and is coverege under the craftsman lifetime warranty.
A friend bought it for me as a joke last christmas but it ended up being one of the best things I have got in a while.

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I like the wrench, Dataz, but the #41626 will always be my favorite Craftsman opener Craftsman Bottle Opener - Model 41626 at Sears.com

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Old 10-23-2008, 03:25 PM   #30
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I think a fire hydrant was my best improv.
NowSWMBO and I both wear these 100% of the time.

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