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    as a follow up to my culinary tip on leading the...

    as a follow up to my culinary tip on leading the privileged lifestyle I thought I would share two more of my favorite tricks that I use to save money in the kitchen--which I can then dispose of on...
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    here's a quick tip for those who want the...

    here's a quick tip for those who want the privileged lifestyle: Beans. For 5 dollars you can get a big bag of beans and that's enough protein for a week. Compare that with porterhouse steaks, the...
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    Where was I? Oh yeah I was playing that blues...

    Where was I? Oh yeah I was playing that blues progression before I had to do some work. Speaking of work, I have two full-time jobs and someone called me privileged today. So I am privileged...
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    I decided to mess around with traditional blues...

    I decided to mess around with traditional blues progression that has some nice chord qualities. It features the m6 which is one of my favorites because of its somberness. Here are the measures
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  5. Poll: sorry that my tone offended you, but anyone can...

    sorry that my tone offended you, but anyone can save money and access a custom uke. Currently I am diverting a little bit of money from every paycheck to eventually pay for a custom baritone.
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    I have to go now. But be safe, Nickie. There's...

    I have to go now. But be safe, Nickie. There's a lot of delta variant floating around. Hold your brreath and play your songs 'til this phase is over and our country starts to make its comeback
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    Indeed lets talk about strings, strings, strings,...

    Indeed lets talk about strings, strings, strings, and not other things, things, things.

    Strings. Maybe, I am superficial but my main focus is on colors. Peut-etre (to be high brow) I am vain,...
  8. Poll: I completely expected Koaloha to win because they...

    I completely expected Koaloha to win because they go cheap and appeal to the hoi polloi. More power to them and their marketing department. I personally have a Kamaka to appease the traditional...
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    Thanks for the info, Nickie. I have a problem...

    Thanks for the info, Nickie. I have a problem with the color of Ken's strings rather than the sound or the name. But he was kind of rude to me. I'm sure I deserved it, but someone who was invested...
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    Amen, brother. Amen as I take a quadruple shot...

    Amen, brother. Amen as I take a quadruple shot of Laphroaig and hope some college girls walk down the sidewalk in their casual habiliment. Vices, what vices? I have a few Wilton bench vices and a...
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    potatoes fondant

    You see a lot of potato recipes but they are never worth the effort. Most leave me indifferent or they take so much effort that the expenditure of time does not off-set the result.

    Consequently,...
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    I attended my wife as she met her school friends...

    I attended my wife as she met her school friends from 20-30 years ago. I won't detail the trials and tribulations I experienced. I will restrict my account to the end of the night. People were...
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    The thing that ticks me off is the fact that this...

    The thing that ticks me off is the fact that this is strictly a ukulele thing. When I play my tenor guitar (all steel strings) I dont have this problem. When I play my cigar box guitar (whether I...
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    I cannot stand wound strings! For me it is a...

    I cannot stand wound strings! For me it is a consistency thing. I am primarily a picker and wound ukulele strings don't behave like unwound strings (and they sound different as well). To be...
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    Speaking of my baritone, I wanted to write a...

    Speaking of my baritone, I wanted to write a little about the art of bespeaking a ukulele. In my opinion, the central principle must be to realize that you're a schmuck and you don't really know...
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    yeah, I imagine it would work in group settings. ...

    yeah, I imagine it would work in group settings. In cross harp harmonica, you play a fifth above the key. With baritone you're playing the fifth below the key (if my math is correct). In my...
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    I saw a beginners' thread about how does one know...

    I saw a beginners' thread about how does one know that one has learnt a song. I didn't look at it because I didn't imagine the respondents and I would have any affinity. I suppose they would say...
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    to be honest, the options the OP mentioned aren't...

    to be honest, the options the OP mentioned aren't going to make that much of a difference in the cost. In my experience, when I bespeak a uke the biggest upgrades are the cutaway and wood upgrades. ...
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    I just played around with some different things...

    I just played around with some different things with F#.

    I played Rhythm Changes but in the key of F#. I used that as a backbone of the session and for picking I would play a two-octave...
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    I'm not one of those guys around here who have...

    I'm not one of those guys around here who have been playing guitar for 30 years before taking up the ukulele. I've never played guitar. However here's what I do.

    First of all, always go low G. ...
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    I tend to pair my culinary and musical...

    I tend to pair my culinary and musical ratiocinations. Here's the culinary:

    1. I am sold on leeks. I've always steered clear of leeks, anise root, taro root. However there is no reason to fear...
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    It seems like a good deal to me. The whole...

    It seems like a good deal to me. The whole retreat costs less than the deposit I just put down on a uke.
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    Today I wanted a bit of a change. I went to...

    Today I wanted a bit of a change. I went to random.org and randomized a number for which interval for me to try out. I obtained the second interval.

    Playing in E as I do, that means F#. In many...
  24. since you asked, I would go for the one with...

    since you asked, I would go for the one with nicer grain.
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    Sheesh, there is a seven-page thread about the...

    Sheesh, there is a seven-page thread about the tone-rite accessory. I have to speculate. What if everyone spent as much time learning to read music or learn some rudimentary theory? It would be a...
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