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  1. Thread: Ukulele and Deer

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    I was on my way home after an open-mic night a...

    I was on my way home after an open-mic night a dozen or so years ago. I hit two deer who were standing just over the crest of a rise on the interstate highway. Messed up my car bad. I didn't stop to...
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    Teaching the Writing of Lyrics

    I'm an English teacher who's putting together some lessons for an informal music class, a jam club, really.
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  3. Sticky: I appreciate that. Maybe you could do something...

    I appreciate that. Maybe you could do something for me in return.

    I'm very excited in that this upcoming term, I'm going to be teaching something other than English. I've started up a "making...
  4. Sticky: Given that we're on a 5-day weekend here in...

    Given that we're on a 5-day weekend here in Myanmar and I got the time, I've been lightly promoting the SOTU's milestone number this week... the next advert. I enjoy messing around with graphic...
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    Very pretty tune, Viking, but there's one last...

    Very pretty tune, Viking, but there's one last one (from me anyways). I shouldn't have changed the title and a couple lines... It's kinda like talking behind someone's back in front of dozens of...
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    I mythed Week 189, and I just figured out it must...

    I mythed Week 189, and I just figured out it must have been because I was having back surgery...

    Myths and Legends I and II..Cool.


    https://youtu.be/EuLujfa3Hds
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    Sticky: Given that I have no family in the country where...

    Given that I have no family in the country where I'm living, which also happens to be primarily Buddhist, I'll have plenty of time on my hands for Christmas Week. I'll take 410 if I may.

    I better...
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    Nice. And unlike a lot of classical stuff I've...

    Nice. And unlike a lot of classical stuff I've seen in videos, this looks like something that an ordinary hack like me could learn to do.
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    So... 400 That's a big round number. It seems...

    So...
    400
    That's a big round number. It seems important. (meh.. it's just an accident of math).. I was wondering with anticiption.. would we get "songs by left-handed drummers"... or...the "Terre...
  10. 400 Weeks of Ukulele... Wow. Free-flow pineapple juice after midnight.

    The Seasons of the Ukulele Contest started as a single thread and 4 seasons... It's been it's own sub-forum for years now, so you may not have noticed this big round number approaching... It arrives...
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    I know the excitement is building for the big...

    I know the excitement is building for the big 400, and okay, Ralf has posted, but it's not over yet... 399.. The End of the 4th Century...

    Have you heard of Vasco Rossi? Only the best known...
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    Low-tech as I am here on this teaching assignment...

    Low-tech as I am here on this teaching assignment out of town, I figured out something about recording while sitting at your desk. The vocals (my vocals, anyway) were overpowering the poor...
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    A 3rd and final entry (4th if you count the one I...

    A 3rd and final entry (4th if you count the one I did twice), this time coming to you from a hotel room in Naypyitaw, Myanmar's capital city about 160 km north of Yangon.

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    I kept at it. Don't watch the first version of...

    I kept at it. Don't watch the first version of this... this is better.

    https://youtu.be/rcyGls5RIkg
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    I had a very odd and challenging journey with...

    I had a very odd and challenging journey with this song, and it may not be over yet. When I asked earlier this week about whether or not were allowed to consider hrrrrrrmm's as oooh's, I was thinking...
  16. Sticky: Yes! Thank you for the tip for reconnecting a...

    Yes! Thank you for the tip for reconnecting a collapsed input jack... it worked with a little modification. I haven't got a 1/4" output jack that's narrow enough to allow that small nut and washer...
  17. Sticky: Brian, Thanks for the tip on rigging up the...

    Brian, Thanks for the tip on rigging up the connectors to fix the problem.

    I tried it, but it turned out the female connector was a radical feminist who made it clear she didn't need a...
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    Can I share how I got my first one? I had had a...

    Can I share how I got my first one? I had had a guitar stolen out of my car after I'd stupidly left in there after an open-mic. The empty stand was too much to bear looking at.. but I was pretty...
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    I've learned a lot this week. First of all, I...

    I've learned a lot this week.
    First of all, I played and recorded a song that wasn't for a Season... and I loved it. First time in ages. I also learned a lot about "Digital Audio Workstation"...
  20. Sticky: I pulled my #1 soprano off the wall tonight to...

    I pulled my #1 soprano off the wall tonight to plug in (it makes a great electric guitar), and this no-name (C-Sound?) albeit nice instrument I've becoming more and more fond of was broken! The jack...
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    How about songs with emphatic "HMMMMM"s? ...

    How about songs with emphatic "HMMMMM"s? HMMM's are like oooh's and ahh's, they just couldn't afford to but a vowel.

    No scatting? Aw man...


    https://youtu.be/QH6zo-KpwOw

    Enjoy your time...
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    The strumming, the editing, the falsetto, the...

    The strumming, the editing, the falsetto, the beard- everything about this video is awesome!
  23. Sticky: I mentioned in another thread the "life-cycle of...

    I mentioned in another thread the "life-cycle of an internet community"... this is an actual thing, and I've been experiencing it with various groups for 20+ years now, and maybe what we're...
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    A second submission... This song may not...

    A second submission...

    This song may not mention the UK by name, but could could be more British than the Knights of the Round Table?

    https://youtu.be/FwPh96WEC10
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    Poll: I must have done something not too long ago, but...

    I must have done something not too long ago, but I can't think of the last time I made a ukulele video that wasn't in some way connected to a week of the Seasons. I suppose this one still is as I...
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