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Daytwah
11-30-2012, 08:10 AM
Hello Everyone -
Thank you to all for all of the great reading material, advice, and general kindheartedness on the site! I picked up my first ukulele about a month ago from Mim and am currently up to three! Love it! The second was picked up for my wife about two hours after my Keli'i arrived, so she has laid claim to the KoAloha Pineapple. We generally bust them out within 30 minutes of getting home from work and couldn't be happier. Big thanks to Mim, HMS, and Elderly for the Keli'i Gold Concert, KoAloha Pineapple and Kala Pocket

wallyboy
11-30-2012, 08:55 AM
Hello Everyone -
Thank you to all for all of the great reading material, advice, and general kindheartedness on the site! I picked up my first ukulele about a month ago from Mim and am currently up to three! Love it! The second was picked up for my wife about two hours after my Keli'i arrived, so she has laid claim to the KoAloha Pineapple. We generally bust them out within 30 minutes of getting home from work and couldn't be happier. Big thanks to Mim, HMS, and Elderly for the Keli'i Gold Concert, KoAloha Pineapple and Kala Pocket

hi daytwah,
nice set of ukes, i have a new one coming at christmas cant wait, must say the uke makes me feel happy, keep trying to get wife interested but no luck yet, keep on strumming
atb wallyboy

coolkayaker1
11-30-2012, 08:56 AM
Hello Everyone -
Thank you to all for all of the great reading material, advice, and general kindheartedness on the site! I picked up my first ukulele about a month ago from Mim and am currently up to three! Love it! The second was picked up for my wife about two hours after my Keli'i arrived, so she has laid claim to the KoAloha Pineapple. We generally bust them out within 30 minutes of getting home from work and couldn't be happier. Big thanks to Mim, HMS, and Elderly for the Keli'i Gold Concert, KoAloha Pineapple and Kala Pocket

Man, you gots it bad!

fitncrafty
11-30-2012, 10:00 AM
Beautiful little family you have there.. I am sure that it is so much fun to play with your wife!! Welcome to UU too!

Hippie Dribble
11-30-2012, 10:14 AM
Christmas trees aren't Christmas trees without a uke or three underneath 'em! Lovely trio daytwah, and another warm welcome to the forum mate. :)

Daytwah
11-30-2012, 10:15 AM
Beautiful little family you have there.. I am sure that it is so much fun to play with your wife!! Welcome to UU too!

Thank you much! It is a ton of fun learning to play these together. I'm glad she suffers from the same UAS as I do. She's asking about tenors now

NinetySimonSomething
11-30-2012, 11:14 AM
Thank you much! It is a ton of fun learning to play these together. I'm glad she suffers from the same UAS as I do. She's asking about tenors now

UAS?? -Initiate me ?! :D

kvehe
11-30-2012, 11:22 AM
UAS?? -Initiate me ?! :D

UAS = ukulele acquisition syndrome (a disease which some of us contract more easily than others; in some cases it is easily cured, in some cases it can flare up and then go into remission, in some cases the only cure is running out of money)

NinetySimonSomething
11-30-2012, 12:32 PM
UAS = ukulele acquisition syndrome (a disease which some of us contract more easily than others; in some cases it is easily cured, in some cases it can flare up and then go into remission, in some cases the only cure is running out of money)

hehe I see, well I like to play good instruments, and I don't seem to be afflicted too much with guitars. I'd love a Kamaka one day though!
But yeah, might be that last reason :D

Newportlocal
11-30-2012, 12:45 PM
Hello Everyone -
Thank you to all for all of the great reading material, advice, and general kindheartedness on the site! I picked up my first ukulele about a month ago from Mim and am currently up to three! Love it! The second was picked up for my wife about two hours after my Keli'i arrived, so she has laid claim to the KoAloha Pineapple. We generally bust them out within 30 minutes of getting home from work and couldn't be happier. Big thanks to Mim, HMS, and Elderly for the Keli'i Gold Concert, KoAloha Pineapple and Kala Pocket

My wife and I play ukulele every evening. Great times. Glad you both enjoy it.

mm stan
11-30-2012, 01:20 PM
Aloha Daytwah,
Welcome to the UU forums....hey you maybe going kinda slow...LOL ha ha Only kidding... I thought I was bad at a uke a month program before...Now I know there are many who
are far worse than I... way worse..Ha Ha and about slowing down...he he is that even possible even when you even run outta money, you sell other things to feed your uke habit...
main thing you don't sell the house, car, wife and kids...LOL Happy Strummings...

rem50
11-30-2012, 01:25 PM
You are starting off on the right foot but I would have started with cheaper ukes!

Daytwah
11-30-2012, 07:28 PM
Even after everything I have read recently (last week) about the Keli'i brand, I still feel lucky to have as nice of a uke as it is to learn on... Although I do get jealous of the pineapple once the wife starts joining in. Kala pocket was just for my 3 months of weekly travel coming up (business unfortunately) but the travel does fund the acquisitions! I think three is good for now especially due to their completely different personalities. Maybe at the end of those 3 months... Anyone else fortunate enough to have a spouse / significant other joint in? The time and enjoyment is a very rewarding experience all in its own

coolkayaker1
11-30-2012, 07:56 PM
UAS = ukulele acquisition syndrome (a disease which some of us contract more easily than others; in some cases it is easily cured, in some cases it can flare up and then go into remission, in some cases the only cure is running out of money)

In other cases, the cure is owning one of everything.

Newportlocal
11-30-2012, 09:23 PM
Even after everything I have read recently (last week) about the Keli'i brand, I still feel lucky to have as nice of a uke as it is to learn on... Although I do get jealous of the pineapple once the wife starts joining in. Kala pocket was just for my 3 months of weekly travel coming up (business unfortunately) but the travel does fund the acquisitions! I think three is good for now especially due to their completely different personalities. Maybe at the end of those 3 months... Anyone else fortunate enough to have a spouse / significant other joint in? The time and enjoyment is a very rewarding experience all in its own

This is a fun song my wife and I like to play. There are his and her singing parts in it.
http://www.scorpexuke.com/songs/Jackson.pdf.php

The Big Kahuna
11-30-2012, 09:29 PM
Looking at the picture in the first post has given me an idea...how about a Custom "Christmas Ukulele" made from Pine. It would have the added advantage of freshening your room every time you played it.

foxfair
11-30-2012, 10:08 PM
Even after everything I have read recently (last week) about the Keli'i brand, I still feel lucky to have as nice of a uke as it is to learn on... Although I do get jealous of the pineapple once the wife starts joining in. Kala pocket was just for my 3 months of weekly travel coming up (business unfortunately) but the travel does fund the acquisitions! I think three is good for now especially due to their completely different personalities. Maybe at the end of those 3 months... Anyone else fortunate enough to have a spouse / significant other joint in? The time and enjoyment is a very rewarding experience all in its own

We'll see, lets come back to this thread later and count again! :)