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12-04-2015, 06:08 PM

12-04-2015, 07:57 PM
for the...

12-05-2015, 03:32 AM
new thread?

Jim Hanks
12-05-2015, 09:34 AM
said the man paying for his purchase at the fabric store. I had a rip in my...

(wait, we're not really doing this again are we? :nana:)

Down Up Dick
12-05-2015, 09:47 AM
shirt right where the arm goes through. There's one on the . . .

12-05-2015, 10:26 AM
left side and another small one....

Peace Train
12-05-2015, 10:33 AM
on the right. Can I also get some chips with that (or must I go to another store)?

Down Up Dick
12-05-2015, 10:35 AM
and a big piece of cheese for my . . .

12-05-2015, 10:50 AM
pet rat who performs in the circus playing.....

12-05-2015, 10:53 AM
Five Foot Two and Ain't She Sweet, although he would much rather play music that is a bit more contemporary, such as

12-05-2015, 11:02 AM
..purple rain and who let the dogs out, but only after warning up the crowd with the old time favorite of...

12-05-2015, 11:29 AM
Camptown Ladies, which he learned as a soldier in ...

Down Up Dick
12-05-2015, 11:33 AM
a bar right outside the main gate at old Camp . . .

12-05-2015, 11:50 AM
North Star, where a counselor named "Tripper" taught everyone . . .

12-05-2015, 12:05 PM
how to triple strum using...

12-05-2015, 12:15 PM
tongues -- their own, and two other people's -- while warning to be careful not to . . .

12-05-2015, 02:24 PM
swap spit and make physical contact below the....

Down Up Dick
12-05-2015, 02:55 PM
chin (I'm old). So they played for a while until it was time to . . .

12-05-2015, 03:05 PM
watch the SEC championship game, all the while thinking they'd rather be watching curling because

12-05-2015, 04:04 PM
they needed a nap, but then they realized that . . .

12-05-2015, 04:13 PM
...he needed to get back to practicing his claw hammer technique so he could further his pursuit of

12-05-2015, 06:02 PM
Randomly thanking people for...

Peace Train
12-05-2015, 06:21 PM
no apparent reason. An overwhelming sense of gratitude filled him with...

Down Up Dick
12-05-2015, 06:39 PM
feelings of wellbeing, so he poured himself another . . .

12-05-2015, 07:06 PM
Tall glass of whiskey. He proceeded to pass out, and awoke...

12-05-2015, 07:11 PM
to find that a ukulele had been left at the foot of the bed. There was also a hard case, an Oasis humidifier, a Snark, and a strap. All he lacked was

12-05-2015, 07:31 PM
an audience. So he headed on down to the local

Peace Train
12-05-2015, 08:22 PM
table tennis tournament. Unpacking his uke like a boss, that deaf, dumb, and blind kid sure....

12-05-2015, 10:25 PM
has too much time on his hands if he's posting in threads like ....

12-06-2015, 12:43 AM
had the velocity of a well tuned soprano striking a high G while strummin' to his favorite...

12-06-2015, 01:10 AM
time signature. Which of course was....

12-06-2015, 01:53 AM
19/16, which he learned from

Luke El U
12-06-2015, 01:54 AM
his nephew and 7/8 which he learned from his cousin in Bosnia who . . .

12-06-2015, 03:02 AM
Is currently planning a speaking tour on the validity of online ukulele reviews, writing ability comparisons , and other diversions experienced in the pursuit of the joy of all things ukulele. Each seminar will offer free coffee, donuts, cookies and a meet and greet with a complimentary...

12-06-2015, 04:24 AM
brown paper lunch-bag of assorted, random strings, made from nylon, nylgut, fluorocarbon and...

Down Up Dick
12-06-2015, 04:56 AM
of course, cat gut. The cat people were very displeased about all the dead and mangled . . .

12-06-2015, 06:01 AM
bovines that were piled in the nearby ditch, but they were happy for the barbecue and milk to enjoy while they...

12-06-2015, 06:05 AM
frolicked in a light rain shower, being very grateful that there was a covered patio nearby so the barbecue equipment and wonderful assortment of picnic foods were not ruined. After the rain stopped, everyone

12-06-2015, 06:27 AM
was so stuffed from all the awesome food, having eaten way too much, all took a nap, and several hours later were awoken by...

12-06-2015, 07:18 AM
the hula maidens and Cpt. Spaulding from franky,b's 14 Oct 2015 thread. Cpt. Spaulding was in uniform, but the hula maidens were not wearing their usual attire; instead they were

12-06-2015, 10:06 AM
...wearing full length tyvek clean suits because they had another job after the gig as CSI crime scene technicians at the scene of a...

12-06-2015, 12:07 PM
murder-suicide at the Tri-County Faire, right in front of the booth for...

12-06-2015, 12:09 PM
Schoenhut ukuleles that were covered with...

12-06-2015, 12:16 PM
hundreds of cut marks made by a box cutter, and then were soaked with lighter fluid, getting ready for the annual 30ft tall 'Burning Uke' statue bonfire which was scheduled for MIDNIGHT under a full moon, while off in the distance...

Down Up Dick
12-06-2015, 01:14 PM
the skirlling of the pipes and the thumping of the drums could be heard for the . . .

12-06-2015, 02:16 PM
...first annual Scottish Highlands Ukulele Festival, but the only problem was...

12-06-2015, 02:39 PM
... A lack of kilts to go around to outfit the marching ukulele band, but the day was saved when

12-06-2015, 02:46 PM
the local hardware store donated a crate of authentic Scottish kilts woven in Bangladesh with spandex. Unfortunately....

12-06-2015, 03:23 PM
there was a shortage of talcum powder and the spandex kilts chafed horribly, especially during the caber tossing, leaving many tossers with a nasty rash under the sporran. However...

12-06-2015, 07:01 PM
just when they thought they would go crazy due to the rashes, a troop of Girl Scouts appeared with many tubes of a healing cream. The girls were all working on the requirements for a first aid badge, and this was the final task on their list. Having cured the rashes, the Girl Scouts set up a table to sell cookies to the

12-07-2015, 01:48 AM
Vast crowds that gathered to hear their favorite ukulele tunes being played by the large ensemble of players that had assembled. But things got even better for those in attendance when it was announced a surprise guest appearance by none other than the renowned...

Down Up Dick
12-07-2015, 03:57 AM
Tiny Tim Jr with his sparkling pink soprano ukulele. All hoped he would play . . .

12-07-2015, 04:26 AM
his medley of Slipknot hits, so that they could get a good mosh pit going and...

12-07-2015, 04:40 AM
flow into a wall of death but sanity prevailed. So instead they.....

12-07-2015, 05:13 AM
...walked down to the local YMCA and signed up for a basket weaving class, so they could eventually...

Down Up Dick
12-07-2015, 09:10 AM
make woven ukulele mats for use in sitting under the swaying palm trees playing . . .

12-07-2015, 09:50 AM
'Flight Of the Bumblebee' at 320 beats per minute, but little did they realize that this song played at this tempo was in fact enharmonic with the standard bee 'waggle' communications and that a giant swarm of bees had been summoned by the song, so to prepare for the arrival of the 'friendly' bee swarm, they...

12-07-2015, 10:11 AM
They used their newly acquired basket weaving skills and manufactured an impenetrable barrier that would keep the bees from getting in, while still allowing the music to flow out. Frustrated, the bees eventually left the area, replaced by hoards of screaming fans who demanded to hear more chorus' of

12-07-2015, 10:25 AM
Don McClean's 'Bye, Bye Miss American Pie, took the Chevy to the levy but the levy was dry...'

12-07-2015, 10:34 AM
played backwards but there was a looming thunder cloud approching so .......

Peace Train
12-07-2015, 11:34 AM
them good ole boys drinking whiskey and rye came to the rescue. Thank God for...

12-07-2015, 12:09 PM
saddle up a pack of wild boars and go riding off in search of some...

12-07-2015, 10:35 PM
Mango milkshakes even though it meant a 20 mile wild boar ride through....

12-08-2015, 01:38 AM
thickets and brambles which stuck to their clothing, and the little needles left scrapes any any exposed skin, so when they completed the 20 mile trek for the Mango Milkshakes, they had to...

12-08-2015, 02:00 AM
Stop into a roadside first-aid facility that provided basic medical care on one side of the building, while the trail wary boar riders quickly found out the other side of the building operated as a

12-08-2015, 02:55 AM
combined outlet store for HMS, Mim, Uke Republic, and Mainland. It was always such a treat to go there and

Down Up Dick
12-08-2015, 03:38 AM
plunk on the various ukuleles and warble the good ol' tunes like . . .

12-08-2015, 04:01 AM
"And the Band Played Waltzing Matila" which they were into rather well by the time the parishioners from the local

12-08-2015, 05:08 AM
church of the Holy Pinball Wizard strolled by. They were so entranced, instead of .....

12-08-2015, 05:29 AM
flipping their little balls (as was their sacred creed) they all sat down cross-legged on the floor and began to chant the chorus to...

Down Up Dick
12-08-2015, 07:40 AM
"Take Me Out To The Ballgame!" and feasted on Dodger Dogs and . . .

Peace Train
12-08-2015, 12:01 PM
copious amounts of koa, spruce, and rosewood sounds. And it wasn't long before someone had the bright idea to...

12-08-2015, 04:21 PM
bus the whole lot of them down to the local bowling alley, where Lulu and the Leaping Lizards were staging

12-08-2015, 05:15 PM
a musical version of the "Never Ending Story" where the orchestra was comprised entirely of.....

12-08-2015, 05:27 PM
ocarinas, concert flutes, wooden kazoos, and Hive ukuleles. The soloist was

12-08-2015, 05:28 PM
Willie Nelson who performed his famous song...

Peace Train
12-08-2015, 08:54 PM
Always On My Mind. There wasn't a dry eye in sight by the time all was said and done. Not because the show was moving, which it most definitely was, but because the sprinkler system was set off by...

12-09-2015, 03:13 AM
Captain Spaulding's cigar smoke. Everyone was a little annoyed with the Captain, but he ran off after an elephant in his pajamas* before anyone could properly give him a piece of their mind. After that, it was decided that it would be best just to...

*How the elephant got into the Captain's pajamas no one could really say.

Down Up Dick
12-09-2015, 04:25 AM
dry off and go in search of some good, tasty . . .

12-09-2015, 04:34 AM
...blues music. But if you were wanting so we actual food look out for the...

12-09-2015, 06:50 AM
Aloha Joe Lunch Truck, which had been serving the area for at least a decade and usually shows up right on time, so everyone was craving their favorite menu items, which includes...

12-09-2015, 06:54 AM
Free ukulele tabs with every appetizer, meal or beverage. In lieu of payment, customers can instead work off their bill by...

12-09-2015, 07:53 AM
...by joining the Ukulele Robin Hoods, a group of Uke psuedo-criminals and a branch off of the Ukukele mafia who steal unplayed and...

Croaky Keith
12-09-2015, 09:35 AM
.....long neck soprano......

Down Up Dick
12-10-2015, 04:29 PM
strings to sell to those who are wildly opting for the latest fad--long neck . . .

12-10-2015, 04:37 PM
mini jumbo baritone guilele tenor guitar euphoniums, which are the special signature instrument of

12-11-2015, 04:10 PM
the official online ukulele reviewers society who next year will mark their milestone of

12-11-2015, 04:57 PM
the friction tuner -vs- gear tuner debate. They will also introduce a new type of strings made entirely from

Peace Train
12-31-2017, 02:05 PM
Palladium; the perfect string to revive a dormant thread and ring in 2018. As midnight struck, everyone raised a glass to toast the year ahead...

Happy New Year Everyone!!!!!!!

01-01-2018, 03:00 AM
Hoping that 2018 brings everyone all that they

Down Up Dick
01-01-2018, 03:44 AM
desire but don’t really need except to keep in their

01-01-2018, 04:12 AM
wildest dreams, which are often dark and

Croaky Keith
01-01-2018, 05:07 AM
...full of those six string monsters, which.....

01-01-2018, 12:50 PM
...trigger powerful flashbacks to wild times from their misspent youth, when they would...

01-01-2018, 01:02 PM
...struggle to fret a satisfactory barre F chord. It's a good thing...

01-07-2018, 10:50 PM
the f chord is much easier

01-08-2018, 06:11 AM
than fretting a b flat 7th dim chord while playing the Russian Sabre Dance at 167 bpm and...

Down Up Dick
01-09-2018, 05:52 AM
sipping a Vodka shot held by a

01-09-2018, 12:50 PM
...Parkinsonism patient....

01-09-2018, 01:28 PM
...while trying to re-string a...

01-14-2018, 10:01 PM
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