New from HardAssetAlliance: "As Gold Continues To Move From West to East, Should Yours, Too?"

Thu, Jul 25, 2013 - 12:07am

Currently, the only two bullion and storage affiliations we have are with GoldMoney and the Hard Asset Alliance. We often feature Alasdair Macleod and some of the other GoldMoney regulars. This piece from Hard Asset Alliance is equally informative.

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"As Gold Continues to Move from West to East, Should Yours, Too?"
Hard Assets Alliance Team July 24, 2013
By Jeff Clark, Editor of BIG GOLD

It's no secret that demand for gold has always been strong in the East. But since gold's mid-April correction, the move from Western economies to Eastern ones has picked up steam. It's not because vaults in North America are less secure; part of the reason is that Western governments own more gold than their Eastern counterparts, especially as a percent of total reserves. But the Eastern world is also seeing more inflation and is, generally speaking, more wary of political promises and assurances.
This trend is increasing, and carries with it a message for investors.
First, here's what has occurred in just the past 45 days in the Eastern parts of the globe…

Deutsche Bank opens gold storage facility in Singapore.
The bank's now second-largest vault has the capacity to store up to 200 tonnes of bullion. JPMorgan and Malca-Amit recently opened vaults in the country as well. "Demand for physical gold storage in the region is growing," says Mark Smallwood of the bank's asset and wealth management unit in the Asia Pacific region. Further, Singapore last year stopped charging sales tax on gold traded for investment purposes.
While some US states are exploring the possibilities of making gold a currency in their jurisdiction, they are clearly in the minority, have had little success, and there's no discussion from any government official that we know of to lower or eliminate taxes on precious metals. Given debt levels and ongoing deficit spending, one won't be coming either.

China approves two gold-backed ETFs.
The new gold funds will trade on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, tracking the spot gold price, just like GLD.
Meanwhile, the overriding message from the North American mainstream is that gold is a dead trade. We think this quote by Zhang Bingnan, secretary-general of the China Gold Association, is quite prescient: "The dumping recently of holdings in gold exchange-traded products by overseas investors may not prove to be a wise move."

Gold demand in Asia is already reaching quarterly records.
Wonder where some of the bullion went from the selling of gold ETFs?

  • Net gold imports into China reached between 160-170 tonnes in April alone, and physical demand shows no sign of abating. Chinese gold imports are expected to swell further after more than doubling to an all-time high in March. "Consumers and industrial users tend to see price drops as buying opportunities," Zhang Bingnan, secretary-general of the China Gold Association, told Reuters. "Investment demand should continue to stay strong through the rest of the year because of limited investment alternatives," said Zhang. Jewelry chain Chow Tai Fook, the world's largest jewelry retailer by market value, told Reuters that traffic at its China stores jumped 50% during the recent "May Day" holidays.
  • Indian imports are expected to reach 350-400 tonnes in the April to June period, 200% higher than a year earlier and almost half of last year's total. This is also significantly higher than the 256 tonnes imported last quarter. The jump was due to lower prices; Indians looked at the "crash" in April and said, "Thank you!"

This is in stark contrast to how many GLD investors reacted when the gold price fell.

China is now lead financier to new Australian mines.
Beijing has now committed more than US$1.5 billion to projects it wants to see developed to ensure a long-term supply of metals. US and European financiers have retreated from the sector, so China's network of state-controlled banks, mining companies, and engineering and construction groups are taking up the slack. I wonder who will be better positioned by the end of the decade?

US outflows vs. Shanghai inflows.
The SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) has now seen six straight months of outflows. But in Shanghai, it's all about inflows…

The crash in gold was met with a quadrupling of volume, the exact opposite of the reaction in North America. And it should be noted that many Asian exchanges deal in more physical metal than the paper forms the Comex does.

Central banks continue buying.
During the "crash" month of April…

  • Russia bought 269,000 troy ounces
  • Kazakhstan added 85,000 ounces
  • The Republic of Azerbaijan bought 32,000 ounces, the fourth consecutive month of purchases by the former Soviet republic
  • Turkey's central bank bought 586,000 ounces
  • Belarus and Greece also added to holdings, though amounts have not yet been reported
  • Altogether, the IMF says of those that have reported thus far, central banks bought almost a million ounces of gold last month.

The potential for continued strong buying by emerging-market central banks is higher than most analysts realize. If countries in the "emerging market" category raised their gold reserves from the current average of 2.6% to 15%, demand would be 17,359 tonnes, about seven years of global production.
So what does this trend of gold moving from West to East mean?

Eastern countries will increasingly impact demand and price.
China and India already account for over a third of all investment demand for gold. North America? Nine percent. Those figures are based on 2012 data, meaning the gap between the two is certainly greater this year. The upshot is that actions from the East will have an increasingly greater impact on the gold market going forward.

Eastern buying takes metal off the market.
The bullion being purchased by the Asian markets is of a long-term nature and won't come back into the world market any time soon, probably decades or longer. The result will be a shortage of metal when the West decides to reenter the market. Just because investors in New York want a few more ounces doesn't mean it will be available.

Eastern gold storage options are growing.
As the industry matures, expansion efforts have been greater in Eastern countries, as some of the above points show. This trend is widely expected to continue.

The West's need for revenue puts domestic storage at greater risk.
Again, it's not that vaults in the US or other places aren't safe; it's that assets stored here are an easier target by revenue-starved government officials than those stored outside their borders. There is no perfect solution, of course, but having an extra layer between your gold and your local bureaucrat adds a level of protection you wouldn't otherwise have. It is imperative that we all have some gold and silver stored outside our political jurisdiction.
Keep in mind that the issues aren't just confined to US citizens: the European Central Bank reiterated there is "no limit" to the ECB bond-buying program, leading PIMCO to warn that the sterling "will be devalued significantly." The yen is down roughly 30% against the US dollar in the last ten months, the result of Prime Minister Abe's aggressive "whatever it takes" promise to spur inflation.
Given the number of countries today that are basically insolvent and reaching deeper into citizens' lives and wallets, storing some gold in the East may be a very prudent move.

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Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:10am

Is Mine?

LOL! Hardly! And never Will.

Magpie · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:11am


And I got nuthin' to post. frown

edit: not first, still got nuthin'.

Roger Rocker · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:12am


Turd's giving the West a chance.

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:12am

BTW Turd

At what age do you believe it is appropriate to teach your little ones about the importance of stacking Physical Gold & Silver? Have you started them on that Path yet?

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:18am

@ "got nuthin"

FWIW, you still have my admiration!

El Gordo · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:22am

I'm more...

...confused than ever, so that's why I keep stacking. It's easy when you don't have to make a lot of decisions - just buy or don't buy.

Roger Rocker · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:30am


Mine know the score, they are 17 and 15. Son has bought his own Au, I've given each of them 1/2 toz for Christmas, last 2 years. Both got a round of silver for Birthdays.

They know about the evils of too much debt, how to live within their means and how to save. Sonny has learned the hard way by being broke, no money for gas. Sweetie seems a natural, very stingy.

I may have started a little late and spoiled them a bit but I think they have more wisdom than most their age. My wife and I have been very open with them concerning the family financial status most of their lives.


Charles S. Hamlin · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:33am


Hi Turd, You are up late tonight! Thanks for the article...good late night reading...

Okay, now I feel complete. I have one first on the original "Along the Watchtower" and now on "TF Metals Report" smiley

AlienEyes · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:36am

top ten again

top ten again

Charles S. Hamlin · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:36am

Mr Fix?

Anyone know why Mr Fix has not posted in quite some time? Business must be hectic for him as he usually checks in each day at some point.


Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:37am


And I encourage them by giving them the opportunity to buy at half spot. Even LT#2 knows that's a good deal.

Charles S. Hamlin TF · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:39am


You are up late with us left coasters....

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:45am

@ Yes

Well Kudos! A Wise Man AND a Great Father as well! 

Nigel Black · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:46am

Anyone notice long bond yields are creeping up?

U.S. Treasurys

  Yield   Change
US 3-MO 0.028 --- UNCH
US 2-YR 0.351 -0.008
US 5-YR 1.422 0.011
US 10-YR 2.608 0.017
US 30-YR 3.664 0.015
Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:49am

Crisis, Capital Controls, and Accidents of Birth

By Doug Casey A wise man, at least in my view, doesn’t allow himself to be limited by an accident of birth.

It’s most unfortunate (for them, anyway) that most people have a peasant mentality. They’re idiotically indoctrinated into thinking that their country is the best place in the world, simply because that’s where they were born. It makes sense in a way; their ancestors rarely ventured more than a day’s walk from the village where they were born. After all, there were stories of dragons and demons over the hill. Things haven’t changed much, except people have exchanged the mud hut for a McMansion. But they’ve retained that medieval serf worldview. And the CNN and BBC newscasts on their widescreens only reinforce the notion that things are dangerous outside their borders; they’re probably even more scared than their primitive ancestors. Assuming they watch anything beside sitcoms and sports.

It’s certainly possible to be happy living your whole life in the place you were born and grew up. But unless you were born a member of the lucky sperm club, it’s almost always suboptimal, and sometimes it can be disastrous. I suspect now is one of those unhappy times.

We’re of the opinion that the world at large, and the US in particular, is heading into some seriously turbulent times. The diminution of personal and financial freedom looks like a hyperbolic curve, at first with an almost unnoticeable slope, then one that gets steeper and steeper, at an accelerating rate. I think an excellent case can be made that the current crisis is an inflexion point, beyond which it goes vertical. As one of Obama’s closest counselors (and he’s a very scary guy) has said, “One can’t let a good crisis go to waste.” Cont. @

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:51am

The Making of a Modern Debt Slave

By Bill Bonner In the ancient world, when people got themselves into debt, they were often forced to sell their daughters into prostitution and their sons into slavery.

More about that in a minute…

First, a quick look at the financial markets. Looks like gold might have put in a bottom.

We figured it would be around $1,100 per ounce. It may have come closer to $1,200 per ounce.

We’ll have to wait to see. But gold is probably reacting to recent comments from the Fed. Turns out America’s central bank has no intention of tightening up on the credit markets anytime soon. The Fed will keep manning the stimulus pumps for as long as it takes to bring the economy back to “normal” growth… or until the whole thing blows up, whichever comes first.

But the recent rise in yields means credit markets are tightening. That has implications of a darker kind. It is one thing for the feds to correct their own policy mistakes… it is another for the market to force a correction upon them.

But let us return to the ancient world… and try to learn something about how a debt crisis can be resolved. Cont. @

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:55am

Commodities 2013 Halftime Report: A Time to Mine for Opportunity

By Frank Holmes It was a challenging first half of the year for most commodities, with only two resources we track on our Periodic Table of Commodities Returns rising in value. Natural gas and oil rose 6.5 percent and 5 percent, respectively, while silver lost a third of its value and gold lost a quarter of its price from the beginning of the year.

At first glance, the correction seems to support naysayers who believe the supercycle in commodities has ended, such as Credit Suisse analysts, who had declared that the “era is over,” in its digital magazine, The Financialist.

We disagree. Instead, we see severe price declines as possible buying opportunities during this ongoing commodity supercycle.

Consider the extreme pessimism on gold. As one measure of how bears have ganged up against the yellow metal, take a look at the spike in the level of short positions on the precious metal since the beginning of the year. As of the beginning of July, the number of outstanding gold short contracts was close to 140,000! Cont. @

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 12:57am

Comex Gold Explained By Miguel Perez-Santalla

A primer on how physical gold stocks are held for Comex contracts, and what stock changes mean...

THERE HAS been a lot of misinformation recently about Comex warehouse gold stocks.

Most notably, there's confusion about how this year's sharp drop in the quantity of gold bullion held in Comex warehouses might point to some looming shortage of metal to settle gold futures contracts, or even signal an outright default by sellers to buyers.

But there is no mystery or hidden agenda of how Comex works. In this article our goal is to explain how the Comex works in the simplest fashion. Having been involved in the physical gold markets for thirty years – both making and taking delivery on the exchange, as well as through off-exchange deals for miners, refiners, fabricators and investors – I hope I'm in a position to share a true "insider" view, the better to inform this debate properly.

First question: How does gold get into warehouse stocks of the futures exchange? Although it's a lengthy process, the answer is actually quite simple. Gold is recovered either from mine output or scrap jewelry and other products, such as bars and coins, at a refinery. The refiner then produces gold bars to the standard and specification of the exchange, in this case the CME Group.

These gold bars belong either to the refiners themselves, meaning they have bought and own the gold. Or they belong to the refiner's customers, who bought and owned the gold at the refinery, hiring it to make that metal into saleable bars.

Now, for this particular refinery to deliver metal onto the commodities exchange, it must be a registered acceptable brand, such as Heraeus,Johnson Matthey orMetalor Technologies to name a few.

Cont. @

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:00am

What Drives Negative GOFO and Temporary Gold Backwardation?


By Keith Weiner

I coined the term temporary backwardation in March of last year. This is what I said:

But in the “new normal”, post 2008, the expiring gold or silver future often flirts with or even slips into backwardation for a period before expiry. This is anything but normal. It’s not a sign of imminent financial Armageddon, but it is a sign that beneath the surface there is a growing rot in the core of the system.

I used the word “temporary”, not to imply that this pathology would stop (I said it was the “new normal”), but to refer to the fact that each contract spends a short time in backwardation before either rising out of backwardation or expiring. I used the word temporary to distinguish from permanent backwardation, which will affect all contract months—the farthest first and most severely. Look at this chart of crude oil. When that happens in gold, the end of the dollar will be near indeed.

Since I wrote the article on temporary backwardation, the rot in the monetary system has increased. I posted a short alert on July 8, marking the first day that the October contract entered backwardation. The rot has crept from the active month (which was still very much August) to the next contract, October. I also showed the progression of how far in advance each contract was entering backwardation (Apr: 30 days; Jun 42; Aug: 55; and Oct: 61). Cont. @

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:04am

Bankers Own the World...

And are ultimately destroying it By Chris Martenson In every era, there are certain people and institutions that are held in the highest public regard as they embody the prevailing values of society. Not that long ago, Albert Einstein was a major public figure and was widely revered. Can you name a scientist that commands a similar presence today?

Today, some of the most celebrated individuals and institutions are ensconced within the financial industry; in banks, hedge funds, and private equity firms. Which is odd because none of these firms or individuals actually make anything, which society might point to as additive to our living standards. Instead, these financial magicians harvest value from the rest of society that has to work hard to produce real things of real value.

While the work they do is quite sophisticated and takes a lot of skill, very few of these firms direct capital to new efforts, new products, and new innovations. Instead they either trade in the secondary markets for equities, bonds, derivatives, and the like, which perform the 'service' of moving paper from one location to another while generating 'profits.' Or, in the case of banks, they create money out of thin air and lend it out  at interest of course. Cont. @

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:12am

Washington D.C. is least honest city in America, study says...

By Eric Pfeiffer For the second year in a row, residents of our nation’s capital have proven themselves the most likely to steal a dollar from your pocket. At least, that’s according to one unusual new study, which found Washington, D.C. to be the least honest city or state in the nation.

The makers of Honest Tea conducted the survey, which involved setting up an unmanned booth with bottles of their product on display. Customers were asked to use the honor system and leave $1 for each bottle of tea they took.

In the end, 80 percent of Washingtonians paid for their beverage. But that was still far less than the national average of 92 percent. [ Edit: Here's a suggestion, try that in the halls of Congress where the big BUX are going missing and unaccounted for] Cont. @

Strongsidejedi · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:13am

@TF - nice to have you up on West Coast hours

Found a terrific PBS site for those people interested in global econ.

The documentary was produced in 2001-2002 and aired on PBS in 2002 and 2003.

So far, I read the brief essay on John Maynard Keynes here:

Keynes on Inflation:

Keynes on Keynesian Economic Theory

John Maynard Keynes's most influential work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest,

and Money, was published in 1936. The book constituted a vast assault on the classical

economics tradition in which he had been raised. The era that had nurtured classical

economics had been destroyed by the first world war, and for Keynes the cataclysms since

had demonstrated the tradition's inadequacies. A new synthesis was necessary, and that is

what Keynes sought to create.

In particular, he concluded that classical economics rested on a fundamental error. It

assumed, mistakenly, that the balance between supply and demand would ensure full

employment. On the contrary, in Keynes's view, the economy was chronically unstable and

subject to fluctuations, and supply and demand could well balance out at an equilibrium that

did not deliver full employment. The reasons were inadequate investment and over-saving,

both rooted in the psychology of uncertainty.

The solution to this conundrum was seemingly simple: Replace the missing private investment

with public investment, financed by deliberate deficits. The government would borrow money

to spend on such things as public works; and that deficit spending, in turn, would create jobs

and increase purchasing power. Striving to balance the government's budget during a slump

would make things worse, not better. In order to make his argument, Keynes deployed a

range of new tools—standardized national income accounting (which led to the basic concept

of gross national product), the concept of aggregate demand, and the multiplier (people

receiving government money for public-works jobs will spend money, which will create new

jobs). Keynes's analysis laid the basis for the field of macroeconomics, which treats the

economy as a whole and focuses on government's use of fiscal policy—spending, deficits, and

tax. These tools could be used to manage aggregate demand and thus ensure full

employment. As a corollary, the government would cut back its spending during times of

recovery and expansion.

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:17am

Wall Street wins its bet...

on loss of political will for serious financial reform. by Richard Field The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. financial regulators are considering relaxing, if not eliminating, the need for skin in the game by firms that originate and distribute mortgage-backed securities.

This is a clear sign that Wall Street has won its bet that 6 years after the beginning of the financial crisis there would be a loss of political will for serious financial reform.

Wall Street won its bet because it understood how to manage the legislation and subsequent writing of regulations so as to minimize the chances for any substantive financial reform.

From your humble blogger's perspective, Wall Street's winning was completely predictable. I predicted it and cited the Dodd-Frank Act as being an impediment to reform. 

The Dodd-Frank Act, with the exception of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Volcker Rule, was quite literally written by the bank lobbyists for the benefit of the banks. It was designed to use the regulatory rule making process as a blunt instrument to kill the political will for serious financial reform.

No surprise, it succeeded. Cont. @

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:24am

Phil Mickelson will only keep 39 percent of winnings in Scotland

OUCH!!! By Kyle Porter We have another Phil Mickelson tax story on our hands but this time he is actually not the instigator.

Mickelson famously doubled up on Opens this month in Great Britain when he won the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart and the British Open a week later at Muirfield. He won £1,445,000, or about $2,167,500 combined on both of these Scottish courses.

That last portion is the problem -- the part that says "both of these Scottish courses."

K. Sean Packard explains why at

"The United Kingdom, which has authority to set Scotland's tax rate until 2016, graduates to a 40% tax rate when income hits £32,010 then 45% when it reaches £150,000. Mickelson will pay £636,069 ($954,000, or 44.02%) on his Scottish earnings." No fun, right. But the hits just keep on coming for Lefty:
"The UK will tax a portion of his endorsement income for the two weeks he was in Scotland. It will also tax any bonuses he receives for winning these tournaments as well as a portion of the ranking bonuses he will receive at the end of the year, all at 45%."

Wow, I'm glad I'm not Mickelson's CPA, trying to figure out this madness. Cont. @

Jakarta Expat · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:27am

Buying Gold and Silver in Singapore, buy and store

This new exchange is kicking all of the gold and silver traders butt with their pricing and storage especially for folks living in SE Asian countries around Singapore.

Singapore Gold Exchange

Online retail outlet pricing

Their storage facilities

Confucius say beware Sanur pilot who talk big money, he fly with nothing but hot air.

Jakarta Expat · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:33am

@ Everyone who drops in to Jakarta

Coming to the Big Durian otherwise known as Jakarta, Indonesia. Give me a PM and an invite awaits for a Corona on our porch.

Confucius say beware Sanur pilot who talk big money, he fly with nothing but hot air.

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:37am

Re: Dropping In

What? No Bali Hai or even at least a Bintang?

Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 1:43am

Stack 'Em If You Can Find 'Em, Preppers.

Hornady Suspends Production of 150 Ammo Types and 150 Bullet Types for Balance of 2013  In order to increase deliveries of its most popular types of ammunition and bullets, Hornady announced that itwill temporarily suspend production of 150 bullet types and 150 ammo types. IMPORTANT: These bullet and ammo products are NOT being discontinued. Rather, these less-popular, suspended items will simply not be produced for the remainder of 2013. By doing this, Hornady can reduce tool/machinery changes and thereby increase production of products in highest demand. On July 2nd, Hornady issued this statement:

Dear Hornady Customer:

As you are aware, 2013 has been one of the most challenging years ever in the sporting arms industry. We are proud of the increases in production we have achieved this year, but we are still faced witha demand that exceeds our ability to produce.

In efforts to increase production, we have reviewed everything, refining procedures, adding people, and equipment when possible. One area that will help us produce more: cutting the number of changeovers in our production machinery.

In order to reduce changeovers, we are announceing the temporary suspension of over 150 ammunition items and 150 bullet items, for the balance of 2013.

Attached you will find the list of items that will be suspended. Our plan is to remove the orders for these items from our system, beginning July 10th, and notify you of the cancellations. We will continue to monitor and update this list as the market conditions change.

Our goal is to try to deliver more to every customer, and while this may impact certain categories, our overall delivery should improve.

Hornady has listed the suspended bullet/ammo items in ten pages of attachments sent out to Hornady wholesalers and retailers. One representative page (covering 6mm, 6.5mm, and 7mm bullets) is shown below. This is NOT the complete list — there are TEN (10) pages! Click on each link below to see suspended items listed by caliber, small to large.

hornady suspends ammo bullet productionSuspension List Contents by Page

1. Suspended Bullets .17 -.25 Caliber
2. Suspended Bullets .270 – .32 Caliber
3. Suspended Bullets .338 – .475 Caliber
4. Suspended Bullets 6mm – 7mm (See at right)
5. Suspended Bullets 8mm – 9mm and Suspended .17 – .223 Ammo
6. Suspended Ammo, .223, .243, 25-06, 270 Win, 280 Rem, 30 Carbine
7. Suspended Ammo 300 Wby Mag, 300 Win Mag, 30-06 Spr, 303 Brit
8. Suspended ammo 6.5 Creed, 6.5×55, 6.8 SPC, 7mm Rem Mag, 7×57 and larger metric
9. Suspended ammo 30-30, .308 Win, .338 Lap, .338 Win Mag, 35 Whelen, .357 Mag
10. Suspended ammo .357 Sig, 38 SPL, 380 ACP, 40 SW, 41 Mag, 44 Mag, 45 ACP, 45 Colt, and rifle 375 H&H, 404 Jef, 45-70 Govt

Notable Bullets on the Suspended List:
22832 – 22 Cal .224 80gr A-Max
22420 – 6mm .243 75gr V-Max
24562 – 6mm .243 105gr A-Max
26101 – 6.5mm .243 100gr A-Max
29402 – 7mm .284 162gr A-Max
29405 – 7mm .285 162gr BTHP Match
30314 – 30 Cal .308 155gr A-Max Moly
30715 – 30 Cal .308 178gr BTHP Match
30733 – 30 Cal .308 208gr BTHP Match
33102 – 338 Cal .338 200gr SST

Note, the above selection of “notable bullets” is just a “short list” of items that caught our attention. Remember 150 bullet types are being suspended for the balance of the year. With some items on the list, partial orders will be filled, or current orders will be filled, but no new orders taken.

Jakarta Expat Spartacus Rex · Jul 25, 2013 - 2:00am

@Spartacus Rex

I would never subject anyone, especially a guest in our home to a Bali Hai but if you need a Bintang I am sure we have one or 2 in the back of the fridge.

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