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    I wonder where Ubulele is . . . His computer is...

    I wonder where Ubulele is . . . His computer is probably burnin’ up by this time.

    I have a number of Circle of Fifths pages in a number of notebooks. I looked at some of them once. And scales...
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    Today I started at the beginning of my old, old...

    Today I started at the beginning of my old, old two volume set of The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. I’ve had the set since I was a boy, and I’ve read it through more than once....
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    Last time I tried to smoke fish, it took me...

    Last time I tried to smoke fish, it took me forever to get ‘em lit—ba dum dum. :old:
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    Which is worse stale, stale tobacco or rotten...

    Which is worse stale, stale tobacco or rotten fish? :old:
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    We’re already retired and too old for another...

    We’re already retired and too old for another move, so I guess we’re stuck here—ahhh, well . . . :old:
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    That’s a good idea, Tootler. I have an extra...

    That’s a good idea, Tootler. I have an extra Aquila set now, but I’ll remember (yeah, right!) your idea in the future. :old:
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    We would like to move away from California. ...

    We would like to move away from California. There’s lots of good things here, but lots of bad stuff too. There are too, too many people here. Everything is crowded and the traffic is horrible.
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  8. Thread: I'm bored

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    Yes, I agree with those who say to stop grinding...

    Yes, I agree with those who say to stop grinding away with your uke studies when you’re bored with ‘em.

    I usually play one of the instruments with which I’m very familiar, or do some chores that...
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    There’s an old thread about fretless ukes, but...

    There’s an old thread about fretless ukes, but you’ll have to find it. Check “Search Thread” above right. :old:
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    I got six more Louis L’Amours yesterday. I...

    I got six more Louis L’Amours yesterday. I started “Conagher” last night. It was also a good movie. :old:
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    OH NO! We’d better tell the King. Let’s go get...

    OH NO! We’d better tell the King. Let’s go get Henny Penny! :old:
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    I’ve used these, and they work fine. I still...

    I’ve used these, and they work fine. I still have one somewhere. They hold the peghead up good. :old:
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    I guess I’ve gotten us pretty far from this...

    I guess I’ve gotten us pretty far from this thread’s subject—my bad.

    And, now, back to “Biscuit Tin Resonators”. :old:
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    Yeah, CeeJay, we have Dumplings too. Biscuits...

    Yeah, CeeJay, we have Dumplings too. Biscuits are different—better. What’s Suet? :old:
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    Hmmmm. An American biscuit is not a sweet...

    Hmmmm. An American biscuit is not a sweet (cookie). It is a type of bread (bun-like) that one drowns in gravy or slathers with butter.

    Very tasty but not reccomended for dieters. :old:
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    If British biscuits are the same as American...

    If British biscuits are the same as American cookies. What are British biscuits called? :old:
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    Wow! Tootler, I couldn’t possibly agree more. ...

    Wow! Tootler, I couldn’t possibly agree more. The play(ing)’s the thing! :cheers: :old:
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    Ha! You caught me, Nickie. Good one. :old:

    Ha! You caught me, Nickie. Good one. :old:
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    sipping a Vodka shot held by a

    sipping a Vodka shot held by a
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    Don’t try to learn/play all the chords that you...

    Don’t try to learn/play all the chords that you come across. Pick out a few easy chord families (C,F,G7–G,C,D7–etc) and learn them to sing with. When you got ‘em, pick out a few more. And on and...
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    desire but don’t really need except to keep in...

    desire but don’t really need except to keep in their
  22. I agree with TD. I don’t study strums either. I...

    I agree with TD. I don’t study strums either. I have a few “strum” books, but I just use ‘em for the tunes.

    My advice is to just relax and get the basics down. Find your keys for singing, learn...
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    I agree, Booli, after a few good Irish Whiskies,...

    I agree, Booli, after a few good Irish Whiskies, my ukes sound different and make a lot of mistakes. :old:
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    Seems to me one’s gotta learn (and remember) an...

    Seems to me one’s gotta learn (and remember) an awful lot of chords—certainly not my forte. The videos were great though.

    I guess I’ll hafta just stick with straight fingerpicking with a few...
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    Poll: Well heck, I’ve had a reeeeally good time with...

    Well heck, I’ve had a reeeeally good time with it, and it didn’t cost me or anyone else anything. I hope it continues. :old:
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