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On 2013-06-21 00:48, bigbrotiki wrote:
Also, I would make more clear that the appeal of Tiki lies in that fact that it is fake, an IMAGINED, American projection of Polynesia.

I sincerely hope that I was not wrong in assuming that we are all educated adults here and that I did not burst anyone's bubble with this! :D

On 2013-06-21 11:26, AlohaStation wrote:
On that note I'm gonna go enjoy a few beers at my favorite Florida Tiki bar (that statement should make more than a few tiki-snob's heads explode).

I believe that what Aloha Station was referring to here is the curious fact that Florida has its very own definition of "Tiki Bar", which is aptly illustrated by this article in which 8 of the so-called "10 BEST Tiki Bars" have little to nothing to do with Tiki :)

http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/cleanplatecharlie/2013/06/ten_best_tiki_bars_in_south_florida.php?page=2

[ Edited by: bigbrotiki 2013-06-21 12:40 ]