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    You are right, Kindle itself is not particularly...

    You are right, Kindle itself is not particularly PDF friendly. But the MobileSheets app is. I don't think MobileSheets will do anything but PDFs. In fact, if someone sends me a PDF and I want to view...
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    I tried all methods of accessing my music without...

    I tried all methods of accessing my music without the use of a page turner. For me, the scrolling features are always cumbersome. But with enough effort I could get the job done in some manner or...
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    We had our Thanksgiving meal today. A couple of...

    We had our Thanksgiving meal today. A couple of family members had to work yesterday. We had four generations around the table and we had a traditional meal with turkey and game bird. Sorry to my...
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    As demonstrated by this thread, like everything...

    As demonstrated by this thread, like everything else tuning is different for everyone. Some just want to get their ukes tuned up and play. Others turn it into a ritual. I've gone down that road and...
  5. Thread: Playing Melody

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    I think that the next time you see that person,...

    I think that the next time you see that person, you turn around and go the other direction. I just avoid people who try to marginalize other's accomplishments in order to validate their own lack of...
  6. Thread: Playing Melody

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    I think that I like it all.

    I think that I like it all.
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    Doesn't that just defeat the purpose? I mean, to...

    Doesn't that just defeat the purpose? I mean, to me the baritone has a low and mellow sound. People play it to get that sound. You capo it at the fifth fret, you just got rid of your low and mellow....
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    So how far up the neck do you need to put the...

    So how far up the neck do you need to put the capo to turn it into a C tuned ukulele?
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    Wow, I didn't expect for a little slip in word...

    Wow, I didn't expect for a little slip in word usage to cause so much consternation.
  10. Poll: Headstock. I just can't bring myself to screw a...

    Headstock. I just can't bring myself to screw a piece of hardware into my ukulele if I don't have to and that I wouldn't use half the time anyway. I don't always use a strap.
  11. The last time I commented was back the first part...

    The last time I commented was back the first part of April. I forgot all about it. I've been playing the same set of sugars all summer and fall. I still like them. The squeaking went away at some...
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    I put a set of Aquila Sugars on my cedar top...

    I put a set of Aquila Sugars on my cedar top Ohana and I liked the sound better. I like my Cedar top, but I like the sound of my mahogany solid better. It is more suave, would be my best way to...
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    I'm not sure that our thinking is in line with...

    I'm not sure that our thinking is in line with each other Graham. I would say that I am less frugal and more scatterbrained than anything else. Actually the point of my thread is that I don't care if...
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    Good catch Graham. Sorry that it confused you. It...

    Good catch Graham. Sorry that it confused you. It probably should have been do, not due. In my professional life I do have an editor who catches all of those little slip ups, but she refuses to edit...
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    Never make due when you can buy something new.

    I was going to make this comment on another thread, but I'll let it go there. Because I realized that one never makes due when they can buy something new. Just saying, I came to a UU realization this...
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    I don't have a uke that just lives in the car....

    I don't have a uke that just lives in the car. But I do have my old Makala concert that has gone through some very harsh conditions. I paid $65 for it new. It was my first uke and I still play it, I...
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    I have quite a bit of experience on this subject...

    I have quite a bit of experience on this subject and I would just caution people who get phone calls, just hang up. Be careful how you answer random emails. Many of the calls and emails are not...
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    Well I wouldn't know what women would say or not...

    Well I wouldn't know what women would say or not say, but I certainly agree that if you get an offer to do a gig that is accompanied by a request for banking information, it probably isn't legit. I'm...
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    I want loud. Something that will cut through the...

    I want loud. Something that will cut through the background noise and stand out in a group. Cedar and spruce work for me. I have not had any experience with anything else except mahogany so I can't...
  20. I've never taught little kids, but I am the...

    I've never taught little kids, but I am the accompanist for a summer reading program here for underprivileged kids. They usually don't get themselves wrapped up in the current hits until around...
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    Trying to ignore me, my incessant chattering and...

    Trying to ignore me, my incessant chattering and all my shenanigans. We've survived forty years that way. In the vision she might drop me and my ukulele off somewhere and then pick me up later. I...
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    Because everyone will think you are cool because...

    Because everyone will think you are cool because you play a Martin.;)
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    Big sigh, when I first started out I had this...

    Big sigh, when I first started out I had this image of myself, a ukulele in a beat up case, going out to play on the street corners and in coffee shops, doing open mics in bars. Just me and my uke, I...
  24. Thread: Rough night.

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    The reason I took up the ukulele was to share my...

    The reason I took up the ukulele was to share my music with others. It could have been a guitar, or a concertina, or a violin, I was looking for something when I found the ukulele. The day my ukulele...
  25. Thread: Rough night.

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    I really didn't mean for it to have and anti...

    I really didn't mean for it to have and anti Christmas vibe, or an anti Christian vibe. It was just a hard night. Sometimes it is just a hard night. It wasn't meant to be super serious. I was...
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