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    Today, 11:33 AM
    Martinlover is one of those Downstate Upstaters... But she's super cool. -Kurt
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    Today, 11:31 AM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Cocobolo Ukulele Owners in Uke Talk
    I've got arthritis, tendinitis, and carpel tunnel... And have had no problems at all with my Cocobolo Concert. It is the first radiused fretboard...
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    Today, 11:18 AM
    So you ask if they can do it, and if the answer is "no", so be it. If the answer is "yes", you end up with a semi-custom Kamaka - a unique...
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    03-29-2020, 09:06 AM
    I know what you mean. Last Wednesday, around 6 pm, after I'd spent the day at home working on-line/ bringing my mom to radiation therapy, and my wife...
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    03-29-2020, 04:46 AM
    On the 13th, work handed me cell phone and a laptop, and said "You will be working from home." I'm a secretary. I've been spending my days...
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    03-29-2020, 04:34 AM
    Nice area - I spent a lot of time in Montour Falls, at the NYS Fire Academy, years ago (before I retired from the FD, of course). -Kurt
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    03-28-2020, 06:40 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Welcome back UU in Uke Talk
    I'm also one of the derelicts who probably wouldn't use a chat application; I remember using PLayNet for Commodore computers back before AOL existed,...
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    03-28-2020, 06:20 PM
    Hi, Keith. Since anything north of Yonkers is "upstate" (Well, to me Plattsburgh is "upstate"), what part? -Kurt
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    03-28-2020, 06:17 PM
    Hi, Keith. I've got a Cordoba TM20 (no cutaway or electronics), and I love it. It was perfect out of the box, and I have no desire to get rid of...
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    03-23-2020, 03:32 PM
    I made an inquiry with PayPal a bit ago, as this site has a PayPal link; PayPal's response was pretty much that they are a scam site.
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    03-21-2020, 06:57 AM
    I just read this post, and nothing personal toward Petey Mack, but if I stand in my doorway at 9AM, with a temp of 36 degrees F, I will not feel my...
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    03-18-2020, 12:59 PM
    Yes, it is a great deal. Buy it. If you change your mind later, sell it. . . . . .
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    03-15-2020, 01:21 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Priorities! in Uke Talk
    I stopped by the local Target this morning, hoping to find some sanitizing wipes for my wife's shop (Where the average customer is well over 68 years...
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    03-15-2020, 11:19 AM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Priorities! in Uke Talk
    Web_Parrot, I have turned to page 122 in the hymnal. And up here in the choir loft, I say "Amen!". -Kurt
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    03-15-2020, 11:11 AM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Priorities! in Uke Talk
    Y'know, you are absolutely right! I was right there with kookoolele - I don't have a single canned vegetable or can of soup in the house, but I have...
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    03-14-2020, 04:19 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Priorities! in Uke Talk
    (deleted by request of kohanmike) BTW, as someone over 60, I also fall into one of the risk groups. And with the asthma I developed from breathing...
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    03-13-2020, 04:16 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Fear of Crowds in Uke Talk
    What state is that? My local school district, here in upstate NY has cancelled classes for next week, with the caveat that it could be longer. The...
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    03-12-2020, 05:55 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Fear of Crowds in Uke Talk
    In New York, no venues that hold over 500 people are allowed to open, and those that hold 2-500 have to halve their capacity... So if it holds 2,...
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    03-12-2020, 05:36 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Fear of Crowds in Uke Talk
    And thank you very much, Jerry. The event is schedule for 6 days after I'm supposed to bring my mother for her first Radiation Therapy treatment....
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    03-10-2020, 04:41 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Important News! in Uke Talk
    You know, if I took all of the instruments I own, and laid them out, end-to-end... Who the hell am I kidding? I'd never get that far. I'd...
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    03-10-2020, 01:59 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread OnSong in General Discussion
    I use a binder. I can't get the font large enough, and put enough on the page, for me to see on a tablet. My monitor at home will let me see two...
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    03-10-2020, 12:42 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Worth Brown Strings in Uke Talk
    Worth brown on my National Resonator Triolean, Cocobolo concert, Moku Soprano,Ohana concerts (eucalyptus and spruce top Art Deco); Worth clear on...
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    03-10-2020, 12:31 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Fear of Crowds in Uke Talk
    I was supposed to play as a Strolling Uke Player at a large (6-700 people) retirement party for the local Medical Center President's retirement on...
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    03-08-2020, 04:29 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Thumb Strum in Ukulele Beginners
    Watch out for the Ukulele Police! Oh, wait... there aren't any ukulele police... So, I use whatever I use when I play - I've even occasionally...
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    03-08-2020, 04:25 PM
    Ivan! Dude! You are right - we haven't heard from you in a long, long time! I know you were going through some rough times - glad you are doing...
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    03-07-2020, 04:57 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Simple 1 Mic setup. What? in Uke Talk
    I've always been happy with the Kustom PA50 - AC powered, will let you plug in a mic and a uke - Cost is around $100. There's also the Behringer...
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    03-06-2020, 04:11 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread Tiny Desk with Taimane!! in Uke Talk
    That was in Schenectady, Jerry. My wife and I were in the front row, and during one of her last Ukulele sets, she walked up about to about 12" away...
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    03-03-2020, 02:45 PM
    ksiegel replied to a thread NUD: Enya Nova U Electric in Uke Talk
    I played one in Guilderland last Thursday. Not bad, but not amazing enough to want to buy one. Enjoy yours. (But Jerry, i thought you were done...
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