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bornagainjeeper
03-12-2009, 01:48 PM
i just thought this was an amusing conversation i had with an old pal (and washington DC intern) from highschool

there is a huge uke community

its alot of fun
i'm going to the world uke conress this june

6:44pmDan

you guys have a congress?
6:44pmAlex

haha

its a convention of sorts
6:44pmDan

you have representative government?

oh
6:44pmAlex

you wanna be it?
6:44pmDan

yeha my little brother is big into his ukulele
6:44pmAlex

you could be our uke lobby
6:44pmDan

haha
6:45pmAlex

lets ban things with more than 4 strings
6:45pmDan

uke players have been criminally unrepresented
6:45pmAlex

now go pay off a senator

thejumpingflea
03-12-2009, 02:17 PM
i just thought this was an amusing conversation i had with an old pal (and washington DC intern) from highschool

there is a huge uke community

its alot of fun
i'm going to the world uke conress this june

6:44pmDan

you guys have a congress?
6:44pmAlex

haha

its a convention of sorts
6:44pmDan

you have representative government?

oh
6:44pmAlex

you wanna be it?
6:44pmDan

yeha my little brother is big into his ukulele
6:44pmAlex

you could be our uke lobby
6:44pmDan

haha
6:45pmAlex

lets ban things with more than 4 strings
6:45pmDan

uke players have been criminally unrepresented
6:45pmAlex

now go pay off a senator

I freaking approve this message.

UkuleleD
03-12-2009, 03:05 PM
I second we ban things with more then 4 strings :rotfl:

strum4ever
03-12-2009, 03:27 PM
I think we need a ukulele stimulus bill. ;)

Ukulele JJ
03-12-2009, 04:15 PM
I second we ban things with more then 4 strings :rotfl:

As a sometimes-player of an instrument with about 230 strings (http://www.parkepianostrings.com.au/images/parts.jpg), I vote nay.

JJ

Captain Google
03-12-2009, 04:23 PM
I second we ban things with more then 4 strings :rotfl:

Uke discrimination is illegal, you know? :D

UkuleleD
03-12-2009, 04:28 PM
Uke discrimination is illegal, you know? :D

True, but in this case, all ukes are not created equal...especially those filthy laminates :biglaugh:
-kidding

dnewton2
03-12-2009, 05:16 PM
Gerald Ross found some secret footage of a couple of Candidaties.:) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqcodeJu_ss)

hoosierhiver
03-13-2009, 05:06 AM
Let's caucus at the congress!

sukie
03-13-2009, 08:31 AM
I represent the Great state of Minnesota! (Where it is actually above freezing today AND the sun is out at the same time!)

thejumpingflea
03-13-2009, 09:29 AM
Maybe this will finally end the surplus of non-playable ukes.

sukie
03-13-2009, 09:44 AM
Maybe this will finally end the surplus of non-playable ukes.

Nope -- I just got the new Oriental Trading catalog today and they have coconut ukes for $8.99. Something about "will provide the perfect background music for your luau." I think I need one.

lisaxy424
03-13-2009, 11:37 AM
Nope -- I just got the new Oriental Trading catalog today and they have coconut ukes for $8.99. Something about "will provide the perfect background music for your luau." I think I need one.

Oriental Trading...:D...I live off those catalogs! There's nothing weird about buying curly music straws in bulk, right? :p

FadaBullet
03-13-2009, 11:44 AM
Wasn't he a congressman from Tennesse?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/fuzztone65/Ukulele/Davy%20Crockett/001_big.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/fuzztone65/Ukulele/Davy%20Crockett/002_big.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/fuzztone65/Ukulele/Davy%20Crockett/003_big.jpg

sukie
03-13-2009, 11:47 AM
Oriental Trading...:D...I live off those catalogs! There's nothing weird about buying curly music straws in bulk, right? :p

I get the flamingo ones myself.

100percenthapa
03-13-2009, 12:55 PM
Wasn't he a congressman from Tennesse?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/fuzztone65/Ukulele/Davy%20Crockett/001_big.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/fuzztone65/Ukulele/Davy%20Crockett/002_big.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/fuzztone65/Ukulele/Davy%20Crockett/003_big.jpg

i want one.