July 24th, 2005 - By Humuhumu

This post was originally made on Tiki Central.

To set the proper mood for this post, I suggest playing Pablus’ “My Mug Collection” while you’re reading.

It is with great excitement that I introduce Ooga-Mooga, a new website dedicated to letting you show off your fantastic mug collections.

Setting up your mug collection in Ooga-Mooga is easy:

  1. Choose a mug you have from the list of pre-defined mugs
  2. Click the “Add this mug to my Collection” link
  3. Press the “Add This Mug to My Collection” button to confirm

And there it is in your collection! Now you can enter in a little information about your mug — where you got it, what condition it’s in, upload a few photos of it — and before you know it you’ve got a lovely showcase of your beautiful mug collection.

Here’s my collection:
Humuhumu’s Mug Collection

Ooga-Mooga lets you do all sorts of stuff:

  • Keep a wish-list of your favorite must-have mugs
  • Identify mystery mugs
  • Shop for mugs for sale and trade by other Ooga-Mooga members
  • List your eBay mug auctions on Ooga-Mooga (with up-to-date auction info direct from eBay!)
  • Share a link that goes directly to your own collection
  • Track the estimated value of your collection
  • Learn what size drink fits well in each mug
  • Compare your mug to the mugs in other collections
  • See how much a particular mug is going for
  • Keep your mugs private, if you’re shy about your collection

Your user name on Ooga-Mooga is the same as your user name here on Tiki Central, but the password system is separate. When you create your Ooga-Mooga account, it will send you a PM here on TC with a link to confirm that it really is you. Then you’re ready to go! A link to your mug collection will appear below your name on your posts on Tiki Central.

You’ll start out with a Free Trial account. That lets you keep information on up to 10 mugs.

If you like Ooga-Mooga (and boy I hope you do!), you can sign up for a full account, with either Standard status or Trader status:

Standard:

  • No limit to the number of mugs in your collection
  • Use Favorites to keep a wish list of mugs
  • $3.95 per month*

Trader:

  • Full access to Ooga-Mooga
  • No limit to the number of mugs in your collection
  • Use Favorites to keep a wish list of mugs
  • List mugs available for trade in the Mugs for Trade section
  • Advertise your eBay mug auction in the Mugs for Sale section
  • Use Ooga-Mooga to store photos of mugs you’re selling
  • $5.95 per month*

For a limited time, when you sign up with a Trader account, your first six months are only $3.95, the same price as a Standard account!

* These are introductory rates. If you subscribe to a Standard or Trader account before August 31, 2005, you won’t be subject to any rate increases for 2 years!

http://www.ooga-mooga.com

Hanford’s taking me out to the Sunday Exotica night at the Lucky Tiki celebrate the launch of Ooga-Mooga — come out and join us if you can!

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