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Fail Stickers Help Shame Your Tailgate Party Guests

Posted by Dave On March - 3 - 2009

Do you have a tailgating friend who always tends to get overserved and pass out before game time? Want to teach them a lesson with a little good natured ridicule? Your public shaming prayers have been answered with the Fail Sticker.

FAIL Stickers - Publicly call out real-life FAILS

If you have spent any amount of time on the internet you have probably seen something posted on Failblog.org where someone is falling down or something is a result of incredibly dumb thinking. The big huge letters FAIL typed across the photo indicates someone screwed up badly. Now you can bring that to your next tailgate party with these stickers. Off the top of my head I can think of two great ways to use these stickers.

1) Slap one on the face of anyone passed out from too much alcohol consumption. Snap a few digital photos for posting on Facebook.
2) Stick one on the backs of opposing jersey wearing fans without their knowledge. Hilarity ensues unbeknownst to them.

If that wasn’t enough incentive, here are a few more selling points.

  • Clear Background – The real-life equivalent of typing the word onto the picture. This meant no useless backing to the sticker.
  • Correct Font – The best FAILS on the Internet used the Impact font because it’s the biggest and boldest of all the free Windows standard fonts.
  • Perfect Size – At 6″ wide and 3.5″ tall, the FAIL sticker is the perfect size for most applications. It is legible up to 200 feet away and easy to carry.
  • Proper Color – Staying true to the original Internet FAIL, these stickers use white text with a black stroke. It’s the most readable on just about anything you stick it on.

So there you have it. Shame your friends or opposing teams’ fans with your very own FAIL sticker. A 5-pack sells for $5, but a 50-pack sells for $25. (Just in case you have a lot of drunk friends.)

You can find your own FAIL stickers at, where else, FailSticker.com

HT to Gear Crave

Disco Ball Hat Makes You The Life Of The Tailgate Party

Posted by Dave On March - 3 - 2009

Did you ever complain that your tailgate party does not get enough recognition? Looking to make your party or just yourself stand out from the rest of the tailgating crowd? How about a baseball cap with a fully functional rotating disco ball?

Now if that doesn’t get you noticed, nothing will.

HT to Gizmodo, Urban Trend and Fashionably Geek

iPhone App Plays All Kinds Of Tailgating Games

Posted by Dave On February - 27 - 2009

It just seems that it gets better and better for tailgaters who use an iPhone. We have told you about a number of iPhone applications that would appeal to tailgaters such as the iBeer, Beer Pong Challenge, Last Call, iBreath or even Pour 1 Out. Now comes along the Apple iPhone application that allows you to play a variety of traditional Tailgate Games right on you iPhone. The games included in this app are cornhole, Blongo Ball (Ladder Golf), washers or horseshoes. Check out the video demo.

Looks pretty cool to me. I have a Blackberry and I love it so I guess I will have to keep playing my Guitar Hero Mobile for BlackBerry until Blackberry comes out with Tailgating Games too.

You can download the Tailgate Games iPhone App directly from the iTunes App Store HERE.


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Clink-N-Drink Opens Bottles And Catches Caps

Posted by Dave On February - 17 - 2009

One of the more popular posts I have done here on TailgatingIdeas.com was the Cap-Trap, a.k.a. the Eco-Friendly bottle opener. The only problem is that you can’t buy the Cap-Trap yet. In my eternal quest to find great tailgating gear that is not only functional but also environmentally friendly, I recently was introduced to the Clink-N-Drink Bottle Opener. Take a look at this video to see exactly how it works.

We all know smart utilization of your limited parking space is key when tailgating. The Clink-N-Drink solves the problem of always trying to find the bottle opener when you need it. Because it stays put and out of your way, no one will ever ask you “hey, where’s the bottle opener?”. The rubber-coated magnets on the back allows you to stick the Clink-N-Drink on any magnetic metal surface. Now you can place a bottle opener right on the side of your car where everyone at your tailgate party will have easy access and will always remember where to find it.

Here’s where the environmentally friendly part comes in. As you can see in the video, as the cap is removed from the top of a bottle, it is caught by the magnetic metal tray. I have my own Clink-N-Drink and tested out the strength of the magnetic tray by seeing how many bottle caps it could hold while in a vertical position. As you can see by the photos below, I gave up after the Clink-N-Drink held about 45 bottle caps. (Click on the images to see a larger, more detailed view)


The Clink-N-Drink helps keep all your bottle caps in one place so there is no risk of anyone stepping on a stray bottle cap or your dog trying to swallow a cap found on the ground. You can also recycle metal bottle caps which helps protect the environment from some of the estimated 250 billion steel crown caps removed from bottles each year. By using the Clink-N-Drink you are helping to save the environment and that means that warm fuzzy feeling you get while tailgating won’t just be from catching a beer buzz.

The magnets that hold the Clink-N-Drink to your car are surprisingly strong. I would not be surprised if you could drive full highway speeds with the Clink-N-Drink on the side or back of your car and it still be there when you get home. I wouldn’t recommend leaving it on your car during the drive home because nothing screams “pull me over” to a police officer than a bottle opener attached to a moving vehicle.

The Clink-N-Drink sells for about $20 for a standard unit but you can customize yours to fit your own favorite team. As you can see I have a San Diego Chargers themed Clink-N-Drink and for a little more you can have one to fit your team.

To learn more about the Clink-N-Drink, visit the official Clink-N-Drink website or to buy one of your own, visit PortableCustomEntertainment.com

Just in case you need to see more of the Clink-N-Drink in action, check out these other demo videos.

Guzzle Gun Takes The Mess Out Of Shotgunning Beers

Posted by Dave On February - 8 - 2009

People love to shotgun beers at tailgate parties. There is no getting around it. No matter how many beer bongs you see in the parking lot there is probably twice as many people choosing to do it the “old fashioned way”. So for those that like to drink it straight from the can as quickly as possible all while avoiding the spray back and mess of shotgunning beers, you need to get a Guzzle Gun. Check out the Tailgating Ideas video demo below:

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