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    I do have a lot of time actually. I'm retired.

    I do have a lot of time actually. I'm retired.
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    The IRS has a warrant out for my arrest I guess....

    The IRS has a warrant out for my arrest I guess. That's what the recording told me anyway. I don't think that they are going to catch me though. I might be old, but I'm quick and crafty.
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    You all made me go down and take a whiff from...

    You all made me go down and take a whiff from each of my ukes to see. Port Orford cedar, sorry Brad, nothing. Neither from my mahogany Mainland, or from my solid spruce top Ohana. My laminate Makala...
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    I have often thought about getting a baritone and...

    I have often thought about getting a baritone and tuning it re-entrant GCEA, just for consistency. I would like to hear one first though. I've played baritones with standard tuning and I kind of like...
  5. I switch between soprano and concert. I can't...

    I switch between soprano and concert. I can't tell the difference. I played a Mainland tenor at a a ukulele festival because I left my concert up in the room and someone offered it up to me because...
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    Ubulele, you win the literary prize for best...

    Ubulele, you win the literary prize for best ukulele horror short story. Well done.
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    One thing, counting or tapping, or whatever, I...

    One thing, counting or tapping, or whatever, I often feel like our ukulele group is racing through songs. It also seems that a lot of ukulele music is set at 120 bpm. So our group jumps into some...
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    I don't think that I want to learn a new...

    I don't think that I want to learn a new instrument. My wife and I do take tap dance lessons. It is supposed to help older folks with their balance and coordination. I think that it does, and we are...
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    I think that is a very good point Bill. I'm...

    I think that is a very good point Bill. I'm spending a lot of money to go to Europe, do I really want to sit around playing my ukulele there? As far as Colorado, we were out doing things or driving...
  10. Thread: House Ukuleles

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    On the other side of it, does anyone have one...

    On the other side of it, does anyone have one that is so crappy that they wouldn't get caught in public playing it? I've had three of those.
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    Didn't play my ukulele.

    I went to Colorado this last weekend to check out the fall foliage changing colors. Actually I took a week to go to Colorado for the weekend and come home. I drove a total of 2435 miles in six days,...
  12. Thread: House Ukuleles

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    One of the reasons that I started playing the...

    One of the reasons that I started playing the ukulele was to share my music, so I take every opportunity to do that. I play a lot away from the safety of my home. I also like to put my best foot...
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    That's why I put the winkie eye at the end. I am...

    That's why I put the winkie eye at the end. I am chill. ;)
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    I think that sometimes there gets to be a sort of...

    I think that sometimes there gets to be a sort of group mentality where everyone has to have what the others have, so over time everyone in the group might end up playing tenor. Or maybe concert or...
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    I don't know if I have UAS or not, as I have been...

    I don't know if I have UAS or not, as I have been quite moderate in my purchases. But I have always enjoyed reading about other's purchases. Now that it is being treated here as a disease akin to...
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    I fear that anarchy shall rule the day now with...

    I fear that anarchy shall rule the day now with Buddhuu leaving his post.
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    This one is sure to get some traction. I haven't...

    This one is sure to get some traction. I haven't seen the "pinky anchor" discussion for a while. It's about time for it to come up again. I'll start it out by saying that I anchor the pinky when I'm...
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    A few years ago I would win a waterman at every...

    A few years ago I would win a waterman at every ukulele festival I went to.
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    I would say that I found my first three. My...

    I would say that I found my first three. My fourth found me only by chance as I was looking for a different one and this one fell in my lap.
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    That's why you have to have a special car uke...

    That's why you have to have a special car uke that will withstand such temps. I think that's what the thread is about. If one is planning to go on a picnic or to the beach they could plan to take...
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    Ah, but in the trunk it is not right there if one...

    Ah, but in the trunk it is not right there if one happens to have a moment to take advantage of. It has to be within easy reach.
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    I most always have checked luggage when I fly and...

    I most always have checked luggage when I fly and I can get a ukulele in my suitcase if I put it in corner to corner. That's the way I've always done it.
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    I agree. I run into people who tell me that...

    I agree. I run into people who tell me that hypothetically a song can be played in any key, it is just a matter of transposing. I have not found that to be true. The key that it is played and sang in...
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    I tried it a couple of times watching on videos...

    I tried it a couple of times watching on videos and it wasn't working. I went to a Lil' Rev workshop and he taught it. I caught right on. I don't know what was the difference, but he just has a knack...
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    That's fun.

    That's fun.
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