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Old 02-01-2013, 11:54 PM   #1381
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you're happy when your friends drink all your beer!
Possibly the best one on here. Bravo! Also probably going to be the best one that will ever be thought of, in all honesty, as it sounds perfect and absolutely nails all the things that make a great entry. But it doesn't really hurt that the incredibly vast majority of them aren't exactly playing the game entirely correctly either, strictly speaking.

(For example's sake, in case anybody wonders what the heck I'm talking about: "You look at your mashtun and..." - There! It's right there, in the very first words. If you personally have a mash tun to even look at, then yeah, you are probably a homebrewer, nothing further needed. The cleverness comes from coming up with a statement that best fits "You know you're a homebrewer when...," without making any explicit references TO home brewing. Sutepan's comment wouldn't sound like it has anything to do with homebrewing to a non-brewer (or even to many actual brewers, if said somewhere without an obvious homebrewing context), even if they somehow knew all the words and phrases of our vocabulary. Ultimately it's all in good fun though, and this isn't meant to be complaining; I'm merely expressing appreciation of one that I felt really hits the mark. But when it all comes down to it, just do whatever's fun for you!)


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Old 02-02-2013, 12:48 AM   #1382
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Possibly the best one on here. Bravo! Also probably going to be the best one that will ever be thought of, in all honesty, as it sounds perfect and absolutely nails all the things that make a great entry. But it doesn't really hurt that the incredibly vast majority of them aren't exactly playing the game entirely correctly either, strictly speaking.

(For example's sake, in case anybody wonders what the heck I'm talking about: "You look at your mashtun and..." - There! It's right there, in the very first words. If you personally have a mash tun to even look at, then yeah, you are probably a homebrewer, nothing further needed. The cleverness comes from coming up with a statement that best fits "You know you're a homebrewer when...," without making any explicit references TO home brewing. Sutepan's comment wouldn't sound like it has anything to do with homebrewing to a non-brewer (or even to many actual brewers, if said somewhere without an obvious homebrewing context), even if they somehow knew all the words and phrases of our vocabulary. Ultimately it's all in good fun though, and this isn't meant to be complaining; I'm merely expressing appreciation of one that I felt really hits the mark. But when it all comes down to it, just do whatever's fun for you!)
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:30 AM   #1383
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You post pictures of your yeast for no reason



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Old 02-02-2013, 11:21 AM   #1384
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You post pictures of your yeast for no reason
You want to see pictures of people's yeast because medical issues are furthest from your mind.
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:26 PM   #1385
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Your heart is broken you see the channel 'DFH' pop up on your dish only to realize its just discovery fit & health
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:33 PM   #1386
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You look at a wine rack, and see it as half empty, rather than half full.
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:06 PM   #1387
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....you bring home your empty Guiness bottles from a restaurant to use for bottling your homebrew.
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:48 PM   #1388
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now THAT is a yeast infection
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:07 AM   #1389
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now that is a yeast infection
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Every wifi enabled device you own has 3 or 4 hypothetical baskets in the checkouts of 3 or 4 online brew supply shops.

Your wife, when setting up the tablet you got for your daughter for Christmas, bookmarks HBT and John Palmer's How To Brew for you.

About your only motivation for doing your "to do" list of housework is so you can justify brewing later.....


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