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    A waste of time to one person is the whole point...

    A waste of time to one person is the whole point of an internet forum to another!
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    That's interesting, I have never seen any...

    That's interesting, I have never seen any guitarist playing a concert without a strap while standing.
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    I'm thinking a lot of the mechanics that might...

    I'm thinking a lot of the mechanics that might cause the OP to be less confident at soprano relates to the neck angle. When I hold a soprano I keep the neck somewhat parallel to the ground. When I...
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    Hi and welcome, If the puka stays in tune for a...

    Hi and welcome,
    If the puka stays in tune for a couple of minutes you are good to go. Ideally you will not have to tune every couple of minutes, so if you keep going out of tune, then it will be...
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    I don't think ukers are self-conscious the same...

    I don't think ukers are self-conscious the same way insecure youth learning guitar are. The funny part about the forbidden riff thing is just that the guitar center workers are so tired of Eruption...
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    the hardest video game ever QWOP! Play it here:...

    the hardest video game ever QWOP! Play it here: http://www.foddy.net/Athletics.html

    Not the first video game I played, but maybe the last.
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    I have a feeling many folks who listen to music...

    I have a feeling many folks who listen to music will feel like a winner when they become an intermediate player.

    So my theory is this: if you play music like the music you like to listen to it is...
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    Poll: I only have one out at a time, otherwise people...

    I only have one out at a time, otherwise people ask hard-to-answer questions about how may I need. So 1.:D
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    If I have learned one thing from the UU community...

    If I have learned one thing from the UU community it is that sometimes you need to tune up or down a half-step or more to make a set of strings sound their best with a particular uku. I have found...
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    Many uke necks are narrower than expected when...

    Many uke necks are narrower than expected when transitioning from other lutes. You may decide to get your second uku with a wider nut. If you like that, you may begin seeking an even wider nut!133936...
  11. Welcome! Sneaker sounds great, dare I say the...

    Welcome! Sneaker sounds great, dare I say the band would sound perfect on a yacht!
  12. Thread: Football

    by Neil_O
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    To the last couple of 2021 posters: The real...

    To the last couple of 2021 posters: The real soccer is soccer. American football is a different sport entirely :D. What people call tennis now, used to be called lawn tennis. Futbol may be what you...
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    I think this may be because having your...

    I think this may be because having your instrument out of it's case and always there is a key to playing more. I would never leave my tasty ukes on the couch, but the Makala concert I have gets lots...
  14. Thread: cats or dogs

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    I miss my old Siamese cat. She seemed like a...

    I miss my old Siamese cat. She seemed like a reincarnated person.
  15. Thread: cats or dogs

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    I left a uke next to kitty on the bed and she...

    I left a uke next to kitty on the bed and she kept hooking her teeth on the strings and making them ring out!
  16. I like my cherry LoPrinzi tenor. I don't know...

    I like my cherry LoPrinzi tenor. I don't know which species of cherry it is so hopefully my disclaimer passes muster with the censors!:cool:
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    Hi Jeff, Will you please post a reply to clear...

    Hi Jeff,
    Will you please post a reply to clear up the speculation you refer to on this message board for chatting about all manner of interesting uke related things?
    Thanks,
    Neil
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    If the sound is super lousy, then it is defective...

    If the sound is super lousy, then it is defective (at least to you). You should pressure the shop again with more emphasis on the fact that your expensive instrument does not work the way you...
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    I got this response from my email question:...

    I got this response from my email question: "Aloha Neil, 5/32” or 4mm".

    Thanks all.
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    I have a reliable motion sensitive laptop alarm...

    I have a reliable motion sensitive laptop alarm from Kensington that has a padlock type hasp that you can attach to many things.
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    Thanks for the advice! My reason for wanting to...

    Thanks for the advice! My reason for wanting to try to adjust the truss rod is that the seller told we they had moved the neck (anti-relief) shortly before they sent it to me. I plan to try a...
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    Pono Truss Rod Wrench

    Howdy folks,
    Does anyone know what size Allen/Hex wrench size I need for my Pono baritone? I'm pretty sure I'm supposed to turn it a little bit counter-clockwise to reduce a pervasive buzz on the...
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    Me too, we had pong console with Pong Hockey and...

    Me too, we had pong console with Pong Hockey and Handball for solo play- then I got a handheld football game with little red LEDs. Missile Command, Tempest and Defender were some favorites. My most...
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    Oh yeah! This is great.

    Oh yeah! This is great.
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    I would tune it FFFFA and do some Sonic Youth...

    I would tune it FFFFA and do some Sonic Youth type stuff!
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