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Old 10-29-2008, 06:29 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Homercidal View Post
Just knock the top of the neck off on something hard. The internal pressure will forace any bits of glass to fly away from the bottle and you could probably, or maybe, drink it without worrying about swallowing glass.
Great idea, and the jagged edges would be like a foamer, kind of like putting it on nitro. Rock on.

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Old 10-29-2008, 08:07 PM   #22
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Being without a proper bottle opener brings out the creativity in people.

Bic lighters are good and if you open them quick enough they pop like a champagne bottle. Completely safe unless you push into the bottle with the lighter while opening like I have seen some people do and take a chunk of skin out of their knuckle from the cap. Lol..

I have a opener made out of some bike chain and a piece of bike cog for home, a key chain for while I am out, and an opener mounted on my mountainbike for refreshment after a long ride. Reef makes sandals that have a bottle opener on the bottom of the sole which I thought was cool but I already have enough bottle openers and enough sandals.

If somehow I am without an opener, I'll eventually figure it out and I don't complain. I have fun with it.
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