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Old 01-29-2010, 02:02 AM   #1
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I generally use my wedding ring... I love the look on peoples' faces when they think I've just grabbed the cap off with my hand haha!

Also, and this is perfect for camping trips, my truck has a built in bottle opener (and I bet many of your vehicles have the same one). In a previous vehicle, I could even use the metal part of the seatbelt.

Here's a vid of me opening a bottle on my truck...



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Old 01-29-2010, 02:08 AM   #2
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I have a pair of sandals with a openers on them that I use when I am feelin spunky.



 
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:18 AM   #3
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I have a cheap cellphone and use that sometimes.

 
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:20 AM   #4
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I usually end up using a lighter.
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:20 AM   #5
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I just use my pocket knife.

 
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:20 AM   #6
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Bic lighter, all the way.
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:21 AM   #7
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+1 on the wedding ring. I tend to do that at gatherings and people go

 
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:31 AM   #8
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I've used a lighter, another bottle, seat belt, table edge, newspaper (notkidding), doorjam, spoon, wire shelving that's all I can think of right now. Anything is possible if you put your mind to it... Especially if it ends in having a beer!

 
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:33 AM   #9
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I use 1 bottle to open the other, +1 wedding ring for last beer...

 
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:46 AM   #10
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a true drinker can use anything! A few years ago some buddies and I were stumbling around the streets of Odessa, Ukraine. We bought a bunch of bottled beer from a 7-11 type store and were just going to walk around and booze it up. Someone pulled out a beer and asked if anyone had a bottle opener, everyone said no, and then he cursed. I grabbed his beer and used a wrought iron fence to open it. I was opening beers all night on random objects. Man, I seriously felt like a pro that night!


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