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Sambient
04-07-2010, 01:42 AM
"This ukulele will hold me for awhile. I'm not going to want anything after this one."




Go on...

Tudorp
04-07-2010, 02:08 AM
Well.. I got all I want really. I have a "throw down" Uke. I have a Solid Mahogany Uke, and I have a Banjo Uke. What else would I need?

I am thinking about getting a concert, or maybe a tenor size tho..

dnewton2
04-07-2010, 02:53 AM
I am an idiot.

Skitzic
04-07-2010, 03:16 AM
I'm not going to bid on the eBay uke I am watching.

Sambient
04-07-2010, 03:21 AM
"I'm just looking."

cornfedgroove
04-07-2010, 03:26 AM
I dont need an expensive uke

leftovermagic84
04-07-2010, 03:55 AM
"it will help me play better...or at the very least practice more"

cornfedgroove
04-07-2010, 03:57 AM
I'm gonna start playing out

Skitzic
04-07-2010, 04:00 AM
My housemates never get tired of hearing me play the same 4 chords over and over again.

cornfedgroove
04-07-2010, 04:15 AM
I only need one, good uke

fahrner
04-07-2010, 04:17 AM
Having eight or nine ukuleles is only temporary. Once I decide which ONE I really like I will sell the rest.

GVlog
04-07-2010, 04:23 AM
"This instrument is a keeper. I don't see myself ever selling it."

Huckleberry
04-07-2010, 04:28 AM
I swear, that was the last one. Now let me get on to ebay

Skrik
04-07-2010, 04:50 AM
My newest one: I've just spent more than $1500 on the guitar of my dreams -- I won't buy any more ukuleles for a couple of years.

Melissa82
04-07-2010, 05:27 AM
I'll practice more and learn more songs.

haole
04-07-2010, 05:40 AM
"I'm not the worst singer that ever lived, and I am going to upload these videos to youtube."

Then I listen to the whole thing during the editing process and become so discouraged that I don't touch the ukulele for three days. :(

Ukeffect
04-07-2010, 06:11 AM
Man this uke will have me playing like Aldrine, and shredding like Jake....yep, this is THE ONE! (not like the last ten!)
:drool:

Deets
04-07-2010, 06:18 AM
"It's an INVESTMENT. Honest."

Dane
04-07-2010, 06:27 AM
I'm gonna learn this entire 5 minute instrumental. (As I go off to learn a different one 2 days later)

csibona
04-07-2010, 06:29 AM
I'm playing so quietly that I'm sure that my wife can not hear me.

I also tell myself many lies that are not ukulele related.

Thumper
04-07-2010, 06:43 AM
I'll just naturally get better at the Bb chord, so it's okay to keep avoiding it.

scubatrevor1024
04-07-2010, 07:38 AM
I'm finaly getting thses chords down and it sounds really good!

Vindelanda
04-07-2010, 07:38 AM
"it will help me play better...or at the very least practice more"

Haha, me too!

Also, 3 ukuleles is practically nothing! And when you go to that music store, you're just browsing, you might try one out but you don't want it or anything.

Skitzic
04-07-2010, 08:16 AM
This one is my fiance's favorite:

This is the absolute last time I will play this youtube cover loud enough to hear through the walls.

leftovermagic84
04-07-2010, 08:27 AM
I'll just naturally get better at the Bb chord, so it's okay to keep avoiding it.

Actually that worked for me when I first started. As I developed muscle strength and dexterity in my fingers by practicing other, simpler chords, it seemed easier a few weeks later when I went back for B, and to a lesser extent, E.

GVlog
04-07-2010, 08:45 AM
"I'll start practicing as soon as I get off Ukulele Underground."

Sambient
04-07-2010, 08:46 AM
"Since I don't have a pineapple in the collection, I'm sure just one should address that need."

Coconut Willie
04-07-2010, 09:10 AM
I need a more expensive uke in order to play better!!!

pulelehua
04-07-2010, 09:16 AM
I look at expensive ukulele websites simply because I enjoy knowing that good craftsmanship lives on in the cradle of the Pacific. Mostly lingering in companies whose name starts with K. When I price those same ukuleles at MGM's ebay store, it's simply to practice my rudimentary mathematics. When I then check my bank balance, it is because I am, at heart, a masochist.

cornfedgroove
04-07-2010, 09:30 AM
I need a soprano

Skrik
04-07-2010, 09:34 AM
I need a soprano

You do, if you haven't got one already.

GrumpyCoyote
04-07-2010, 09:39 AM
My old stand-by line:

"This one is totally different from all my others..."

And my new favorite:

“I can always sell it if I don't play it.”

sukie
04-07-2010, 10:06 AM
"Tomorrow I'm not going to go on UU -- especially before work."

I also tell myself "I won't go on UU until after 5."

leftovermagic84
04-07-2010, 10:11 AM
"I can totally hear the difference between solid and laminate"

StereoJoker
04-07-2010, 10:19 AM
"My neighbors are getting the best free concert of their lives."

Coconut Willie
04-07-2010, 10:19 AM
Man am I one helluva uke player!!

molokinirum
04-07-2010, 10:21 AM
Bb....piece of cake!

Sambient
04-07-2010, 10:41 AM
"It's just money I would have spent on shoes, tshirts and cds anyway."

sukie
04-07-2010, 11:43 AM
"It's just money I would have spent on shoes, tshirts and cds anyway."

Too funny.

You know how many uke themed t-shirts I have now? Or how many CDs? There's always one more to buy.

covernment
04-07-2010, 11:45 AM
'tonight on the jam i am NOT gonna mess up...'

Dane
04-07-2010, 12:25 PM
Bb....piece of cake!

Do a lot of people have issues with Bb? Do you use 3 fingers or 4?

veep
04-07-2010, 12:37 PM
Do a lot of people have issues with Bb? Do you use 3 fingers or 4?

I use 3

Dane
04-07-2010, 12:47 PM
I use 3

I could understand how it would be difficult at first, as any new shape. I just don't remember having an issue with it, I think I had to learn it for one of the uke lessons though. Just keep trying if you're having trouble! That's one of my favorite chords! =)

Sambient
04-07-2010, 12:54 PM
"The time I spend on UU is just as important as the time I spend practicing."

StereoJoker
04-07-2010, 12:57 PM
"Why no, officer, I had no idea ukeing while driving would be a safety issue!"

beeejums
04-07-2010, 03:17 PM
"I like playing tenors better."

An hour later...

"I really prefer sopranos."

MisoHappy
04-07-2010, 03:23 PM
"I am going to make this video TODAY!"

jehicks87
04-07-2010, 03:45 PM
all of my friends will eventually "get it"

covernment
04-07-2010, 03:47 PM
"i am going to make this video today!"
me me me!!!

Kite
04-07-2010, 04:27 PM
Jason Mraz's I'm Yours never gets too old.

molokinirum
04-08-2010, 04:16 AM
Do a lot of people have issues with Bb? Do you use 3 fingers or 4?

I use three fingers.

Strummingbird Stu
04-08-2010, 01:24 PM
I'm dying to buy the koa Kanilea tenor with pickup that I have been eyeing, but I know I need to sell off some of my 8 ukes in order to afford it!

mailman
04-08-2010, 03:14 PM
Soon I'm going to be good enough to do an open mic....

eleuke
04-08-2010, 07:08 PM
If I had just one more finger...

Dane
04-08-2010, 07:44 PM
If I had just one more finger...

Oh wouldn't that be sweet

molokinirum
04-09-2010, 04:08 AM
Man am I good!!!

dktoller
04-09-2010, 04:39 AM
I'm just gonna play for 15 minutes...

Then one thing leads to another and 2-3 hours have gone by.

kalmario
04-09-2010, 06:08 PM
I'm just gonna play for 15 minutes...

Then one thing leads to another and 2-3 hours have gone by.

thats so true

my favourite is 'yeah my wife will let me by that'.

Dane
04-09-2010, 06:48 PM
Or when you're going into the place where your uke is, and you're telling yourself that you have things to do and to not pick up your uke. But it's already out of it's case and just staring at you from across the room.........

An hour of strummin later you realize that you might have a problem, but you convince yourself it's a good thing because it's an ukulele!

Sambient
04-13-2010, 04:29 PM
"No, I don't speed up as I'm playing. I keep an even tempo."

Dane
04-13-2010, 05:00 PM
"No, I don't speed up as I'm playing. I keep an even tempo."

I think we could all use a metronome, I try to tap my foot when I play, it seems to help a lot.

mailman
04-16-2010, 04:05 AM
"Okay, so my singing is a bit off-key....everyone will think I'm harmonizing."

cornfedgroove
04-16-2010, 04:50 AM
I'm gonna write a song for that contest

cornfedgroove
04-16-2010, 04:51 AM
I'm gonna learn to do some video editing and make an awesome entry

iDavid
04-16-2010, 05:22 AM
Five imports are better than one K-brand

molokinirum
04-16-2010, 06:10 AM
My uke playing just keeps getting better and better!

mailman
04-16-2010, 09:29 AM
"Someday I'm going to buy a Koaloha, and a Kamaka, and a Kanilea, and a couple of top end customs, and a....."

Dane
04-16-2010, 10:18 AM
"I need a new ukulele. I don't have one made from ____ wood"

Skitzic
04-16-2010, 05:05 PM
"I need a new ukulele. I don't have one made from ____ wood"

HEY! That one isn't a lie!!

ukegwyn
04-16-2010, 08:39 PM
the next uke i purchase is the last.

someday, i will have the guts to go for open mic

molinee
04-16-2010, 11:42 PM
..... Just one more and that's all Dear!

bazmaz
04-17-2010, 07:35 AM
i'll sell this uke cos i have too many, put the money to another use... (then buys another ukulele with the money from the one he sold)