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What do you do with all those event steins?

Discussion in 'The Antiquated' started by HOTRODPRIMER, Feb 1, 2020.

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    I use to keep them in the kitchen cabinet, use a couple when we went to shows, carry a few in the garage but Brenda decided I was taking up too much space in the kitchen so I started stacking them up in the back bedroom where I keep all my books and toys. HRP
  2. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 10,297

    jimmy six

    What are event steins?
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  3. BamaMav
    Joined: Jun 19, 2011
    Posts: 5,203

    from Berry, AL

    Me wonders too.....never saw those before. Must be a Carolina thing......
  4. The ones I got at the NSRA events over the past 30 years I give to other guys and kids attending......way too much clutter for me........
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  5. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 10,297

    jimmy six

    What’s NSRA?
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  6. Mugs hang in the workshop in my basement. The nsra mugs are on one wall and the gg mugs are on the opposite wall.

    If you know the organization history, you know why I separated them this way.

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  7. A beer mug given as perk at large events, but you knew that, didn't you.

    Silly goose, everyone knows it stand for National Shoe Retailers Association! :rolleyes: HRP
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2020
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  8. arincee
    Joined: Dec 2, 2007
    Posts: 54


    A few years ago I put a bunch of them in a box and took them to Carlisle and tried to sell them for a buck each. No takers. By end of the weekend I marked them down to a buck for the whole box. Still no takers. Now that box is living out in the barn with a few others. I'm not sure where their next stop will be.
  9. blue 49
    Joined: Dec 24, 2006
    Posts: 1,469

    blue 49
    from Iowa

    I've gotten a few from GGs. I drink home brewed iced tea year 'round and they're pretty good for that.

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  10. Chief 64
    Joined: Dec 10, 2010
    Posts: 225

    Chief 64

    Wow ! I must attend car shows on the other side of the Rail Road tracks.... I usually don’t even get a dash plate.... I am the 101st person to register when they say dash plates for the 1st 100 entries..:D:D
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  11. Brand Apart
    Joined: Jan 22, 2011
    Posts: 788

    Brand Apart
    from Roswell GA

    Must have something to do with "voodoo economics"
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  12. I think the earliest one is from a cat show in 1977. HRP
  13. hotrod1948
    Joined: Jan 17, 2011
    Posts: 494

    from Milton, WI

    Last year they all went to Goodwill during a major decluttering. Don’t miss a one!
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  14. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 10,297

    jimmy six

    Sorry but I've never recieved a stein for participating in anything. I guess the SCTA/BNI is behind the times and my car gatherings are local.
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  15. Fordors
    Joined: Sep 22, 2016
    Posts: 3,971


    I like that Goodwill donation idea, thanks @hotrod1948. The local thrift store that helps support a private school will be getting mine.
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  16. gnichols
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
    Posts: 11,045

    from Tampa, FL

    Give them away to someone who likes to dust. Throw them away. Don't take one. I only keep the ones that have lids, like the style you get at the Turkey Run.
  17. Chebby belair
    Joined: Apr 17, 2006
    Posts: 840

    Chebby belair
    from Australia

    Target practice?
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  18. barryvanhook
    Joined: Jun 17, 2011
    Posts: 625

    from Mesa, AZ

    Minutes after I get one, I give it to the first little kid I see. They always have a big grin!
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  19. 3W JOHN
    Joined: Oct 8, 2015
    Posts: 987

    3W JOHN

    they are in a couple of box's in the guest bedroom closet.

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