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    How lucky that my wifes friends just brought a...

    How lucky that my wifes friends just brought a couple of wigs to the house.
    I skipped the makeup though, but a wig is something - even if it is a novelty one.

    This song, The Crying Game, featured...
  2. I never played either, but I would choose the...

    I never played either, but I would choose the Lanikai.

    Lanikai is an ukulele brand. They build a few ukes in Hawaii, but most, like this, is made in the far east. Still they have a reputation to...
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    I remember looking at this luthiers web page a...

    I remember looking at this luthiers web page a few month ago.
    The soprano is imo. by far the most attractive model he makes. Perhaps my taste in ukes is very traditional, but while I am sure they...
  4. They are super, but a "super group" is usually...

    They are super, but a "super group" is usually used to describe a band whos members were individually famous for playing individually or in other groups before the group was formed.
    Perhaps their...
  5. I am not sure an ukulele super group would make...

    I am not sure an ukulele super group would make it outside the Ukulele enthusiasts world, it could be fun to hear.
    It is quite peculiar that many of the most prominent i ukulele-heroes dont seem to...
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    I went for a Bee Gees song, since they are...

    I went for a Bee Gees song, since they are probably the band in theme that I know the best.
    It turns out that Bee Gees songs are difficult to play. So I seetled with a pretty basic strumming...
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    The Rains of Castamere.

    The Rains of Castamere.
  8. I am sure a lot of people have just one uke. But...

    I am sure a lot of people have just one uke.
    But among poeple who are active in this kind of forum, you will find few of them.

    I think that the optimal number of ukuleles is... Just one more!...
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    Tuning between songs, that is what you do when...

    Tuning between songs, that is what you do when strings have only been on for a day or so, and havent settled properly like after like a week or so.
    But if you change strings like 30 minutes before...
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    That is surprising. I saw Tobias Elofs...

    That is surprising.

    I saw Tobias Elofs perform in Copenhagen a few years ago, he had two ukuleles that he witched between on stage. They were not identical, so It was not just for backup, but it...
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    I have no electric ukes, so I went for Electric...

    I have no electric ukes, so I went for Electric Light Orchestra.

    After listening to a few wonderful ukulele covers of this song during the Jeff Lynne theme, I wanted to make a version of my own.
    ...
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    Oh, so there is trick to get playable classical...

    Oh, so there is trick to get playable classical strings in 30 minutes. I thought they needed so sit for at least a day to last through just one song without stopping to tune.

    I had quite a few...
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    Always bringing a backup?

    Just a silly thought, from someone who never does gigs, but is courious.

    Recently there was a thread about how rarely strings break. But if a string did break on an ukulele the day of a gig, new...
  14. No poll? Once I made a post like this, that...

    No poll?

    Once I made a post like this, that had a poll.
    Options were
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    5-9
    10-16
    16-27
    27+
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    I own a guitar, but I only know how to play a few...

    I own a guitar, but I only know how to play a few songs on it.
    I had a guitar for like 20 years, ukuleles for four years.
    The good thing about ukulele - it is easier for strum and sing purposes....
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    Perhaps songs by AC/DC would also be in theme...

    Perhaps songs by AC/DC would also be in theme...
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    This song is totally Jive talking to me. ...

    This song is totally Jive talking to me.


    https://youtu.be/2CBio_WkQfo

    I used to think that it was just nonsense words, but apparently it is slang...
    Floogie = Floosie
    Floy Floy = Syphilis
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    Thanks for a wonderfull week!

    Thanks for a wonderfull week!
  19. I suggest thta you try to find sone online video...

    I suggest thta you try to find sone online video reviews of those ukuleles.
    I have also been ibtrigued by the look of those Ibanez ukes, with their cutaway and radiused fretboard. But it seems like...
  20. I am not sure which ukuleles would be a special...

    I am not sure which ukuleles would be a special European souvenir. Especially at a low price point, where it would probably be made in Asia, regardless of whether you buy in the EU or the US.
    ...
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    Oh, thanks, I believe the link works now. ...

    Oh, thanks, I believe the link works now.
    Though it doesnt show the video embedded like it usually does.
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    Once more I have bitten over more than I could...

    Once more I have bitten over more than I could chew, and end up posting on a sunday because I spend too much time arranging and trying to learn it.

    I would like to learn it well enough to do it...
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    I am fortunate enough to be relatively young and...

    I am fortunate enough to be relatively young and have no problems with arthritis. Still my left thumb can get sore when playing.

    I find that two things can make it worse.

    When I have to press...
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    So, Jive in this context... Songs with...

    So, Jive in this context...

    Songs with passages that are hard to understand?
    Songs suitable for dancing jive?
    Songs with the word Jive in them?

    I am not that familiar with jive music...
  25. I never build an ukulele, but I believe that...

    I never build an ukulele, but I believe that Flight Ukuleles make a lot of Linden top ukuleles.
    Those are with plastic sides and backs, and I dont expect the tops to be solid, so I dont know if that...
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