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"Bippity boppity, it time to get sloppy."

"Wine. The nectar of the gods. But what if your corkscrew mysteriously goes missing?" Here are seven ways to remove a cork from a wine bottle without a proper corkscrew. [slyt] [via] [previously] [more inside]
posted by quin on Nov 28, 2012 - 48 comments

Finally! A fast and inexpensive way to remove a cork from a wine bottle!

Wine De-Corking Machine: designed by mechanical sculptor Rob Higgs, this amazingly elaborate Rube Goldberg styled device weighs over 770 pounds and took about three years to build. [more inside]
posted by quin on Mar 14, 2012 - 42 comments

How to open a bottle of wine with a shoe.

No corkscrew? Here's how you can open a bottle of wine with your shoe.
posted by CunningLinguist on Jul 12, 2010 - 81 comments

Elephant Polo and other strange things

Elephant Polo. Alf Leif Erickson is the Captain of the American Screw Tuskers Elephant Polo team . Alf is a retired attorney and former law professor from Florida. This alone doesn't make much of a post, but, you guessed it, there more, sometimes NSFW, inside..... [more inside]
posted by HuronBob on Apr 10, 2008 - 19 comments

The dramatic way to open champagne.

The dramatic way to open champagne. Have you used or seen someone use a champagne saber? Amazing that the bottle neck doesn't shatter around the edges. I tried looking on Google for some lore and description but found nothing.
posted by mmarcos on Oct 30, 2001 - 18 comments

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