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  1. Thread: Cordoba Ukes

    by ksiegel
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    The 2nd or 3rd ukulele I bought was a Cordoba...

    The 2nd or 3rd ukulele I bought was a Cordoba TM-20. I played a couple at a guitar center (along with a couple of Mitchell and Fender - I won't touch either of those, ever again) and it was OK. If...
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    And often the singer has a voice that works in an...

    And often the singer has a voice that works in an entirely different key than yours does, so you must transpose, in order to sing it (sometimes without hurting yourself).

    Fret the ukulele, not the...
  3. I've had surgery on both elbows for torn tendons,...

    I've had surgery on both elbows for torn tendons, have a damaged nerve in my right shoulder, and have moderate carpel tunnel syndrome in my right arm (the left hasn't been tested). I'm a big fan of...
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    Very nice offer - I'm sorry I can't take you up...

    Very nice offer - I'm sorry I can't take you up on it!

    I just got back to work after being laid off for 5 months, and I'm trying to pay off all of my bills.

    One of our local libraries is...
  5. Thanks Marc. I'm holding up. However, both of...

    Thanks Marc. I'm holding up.

    However, both of my in-laws have passed away, and we sold their house in Los Gatos - haven't been to California since. We _were_ planning on a visit last summer, but,...
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    WANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (But can't...

    WANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





    (But can't afford anything else for the foreseeable future...)
  7. FEMA set us up for 3 weeks until the 2nd dose,...

    FEMA set us up for 3 weeks until the 2nd dose, and we plan on isolating for 2 full weeks after that.

    Just waiting until the Farmers' Markets are allowed to have Live Music again...


    NOW...
  8. Joeybug hasn't been on the forum since 2015, so I...

    Joeybug hasn't been on the forum since 2015, so I have not idea if she is OK. Haven't chatted with Stan for a bit - according to the forum, his last activity was February 17 of this year.

    And...
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    Maybe it is a catch-and-release?

    Maybe it is a catch-and-release?
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    The ukulele isn't annoying, Jerry. It is the kid...

    The ukulele isn't annoying, Jerry. It is the kid playing it.


    Kinda like when I play at the Farmers' Market...
  11. Oh, jeez... You too? I just got rehired after...

    Oh, jeez... You too?

    I just got rehired after 5 months, but have to pay off all the new credit card debt...

    At least I've had my first shot, so maybe I can start playing in actual groups again!...
  12. I'm still here, Tony. I haven't really posted...

    I'm still here, Tony.

    I haven't really posted any videos for a while, because... Well, with the whole COVID thing, and not being able to play with others, and then lost my dad, then being laid off...
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    Fifty. They decided to start paying the...

    Fifty. They decided to start paying the performers at the market. It had been $25 for a solo, $50 for a group, but they decided to start paying $50 to solos that day.

    Then the pandemic brought it...
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    I've got one, that a friend got for me. It...

    I've got one, that a friend got for me.

    It says:


    Will play ukulele for free.
    Will stop for money

    Oddly enough, the first time I wore it, I was performing at the local farmers' market,...
  15. Use what Jim Beloff calls the "pinky G". As...

    Use what Jim Beloff calls the "pinky G".

    As Vegas George says, play the F, keeping the index finger anchored on the 1st fret, 2nd string, then hit the 2nd frets on strings 1 and 3, leaving the...
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    Actually, the first time I heard the song was in...

    Actually, the first time I heard the song was in a very old, fairly racist (although as a child I didn't know it) Popeye cartoon. The next recording - and the best, in my mind - was The Mills...
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    I like coffee, I like tea. I love the Java Jive,...

    I like coffee, I like tea.
    I love the Java Jive, and
    It likes me.
    Coffee, tea, the java and me -
    A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup,
    A cup.
  18. Hey, Ernie - did you get that Bean Sprout bag...

    Hey, Ernie - did you get that Bean Sprout bag from me? I remember I had one, and someone really wanted to find one, so I sold it for what I paid for it...




    -Kurt
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    I worked at Starbucks for over a decade, and I've...

    I worked at Starbucks for over a decade, and I've become somewhat of a coffee snob. If it is a good cofee, I can add non-fat milk or a drop of heavy cream, no sugar. if it is a great coffee, I drink...
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    When you go to the cart, it does say "on...

    When you go to the cart, it does say "on backorder"
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    Does this help?

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  23. Thread: New Models

    by ksiegel
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    I guess that would be a super-duper-extra long...

    I guess that would be a super-duper-extra long neck soprano...?
  24. Thread: I'm Hopeless

    by ksiegel
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    So when we can do Spring Into Uke again, bring...

    So when we can do Spring Into Uke again, bring about 10 with you, and offer them for sale... I bet you sell at least 4-5.


    That ought to finance another few...
  25. Thread: I'm Hopeless

    by ksiegel
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    Just remember, about 20-25 ukuleles ago, Jerry...

    Just remember, about 20-25 ukuleles ago, Jerry said he was done buying them....
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