- Place it on a chair in an 'I am just going to put it there for a moment' and forget.
- Fail to notice the cushion has slipped over it
- Sit on the cushion
- Wiggle to get comfortable
- Have a moment of "flooding back" recall and leap up in over exaggerated way in an 'if I leap up quick enough it will all be OK'
- Inspect the tankard.
- Feel dismayed
- Stuff tankard at back of shelf with an 'I am sure I have made something marvelous and I will retrieve it when I know exactly what that is' way.