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Old 21-12-2013, 20:15   #16
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Re: Men Rescued Clinging to Esky (Merged)

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scotch and coke? that's got to be ozzie too - never heard of it in yankeeland...
I believe it started with that other abomination ... Bourbon and coke
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Must be a method of flavouring cheap scotch.
In florida we have a chain of liquor stores that has their own cheap house brands. Their rum is so foul tasting that even our town drunk had to put a little coke in it. He also used the cheapest store brand coke. Don't know if it was the cheap rum or the cheap coke that killed him...
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Re: Men Rescued Clinging to Esky (Merged)

I once heard of a fella drinking Scotch and milk for his ulcer and I cannot even contemplate what that might taste like. Coke is as bad. Blasphemy! W.C. Fields used to hold his nose while taking a drink, so that the smell didn't cause his mouth to water and weaken his drink.
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Old 22-12-2013, 13:01   #19
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the milk was for the ulcer, the scotch was for his shakes.....
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We old farts think we know everything. I had to look it up.
I'm old and I still don't know what "esky" is!
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I'm old and I still don't know what "esky" is!
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http://www.bannerhardware.com.au/upl...sku%20copy.jpg
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Ohhhhhh..a cooler
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chillybin in NZ.
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Re: Men Rescued Clinging to Esky (Merged)

A lot of years ago, Lowell North (North Sails) rescued two blokes one morning, whose boat had sunk, and they, too were clinging to an Esky. This was in Moreton Bay, and the blokes and Lowell got their pics in the paper.
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We don't have them there "coolers" or Chilly whatchamacall things in Canada. Its so cold here year round we just leave our beer anywhere and it stays cold. Heck, we have to heat the damn stuff to thaw it out so we can drink it. We sure don't need to use them for flotation if we capsize. We just wait till the freeze up and walk home. (with our beer of course.)
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We don't have them there "coolers" or Chilly whatchamacall things in Canada. Its so cold here year round we just leave our beer anywhere and it stays cold. Heck, we have to heat the damn stuff to thaw it out so we can drink it. We sure don't need to use them for flotation if we capsize. We just wait till the freeze up and walk home. (with our beer of course.)
Haha.

Sounds like ya need to get an esky with hot bricks in it not ice bricks. Since it is an insulated box, it might keep ya beer from freezing, at least for a little while.

Sheesh, with weather that cold, I would stick to hot tea instead of icy beer.
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