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#1128777 - 12/12/08 11:20 PM Re: Why jazz?
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I know, our former (excluding Gyro, of course) resident troll is well on his way to being the current resident laughingstock.
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#1128778 - 12/12/08 11:21 PM Re: Why jazz?
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Ha, it's like I didn't even post at all.
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#1128779 - 12/12/08 11:25 PM Re: Why jazz?
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Registered: 05/24/08
Posts: 84
 Quote:
Originally posted by sotto voce:
I hate to admit it, but this has become far more amusing than vexing.

But the target is so easy that it's practically unsportsmanlike to engage the person.

Don't you love that simultaneously high and mighty yet pathetic and thoroughly wrong defense of "contend"?

You can't make this stuff up.

Steven [/b]
I guess my point did not come across. Let me be crystal clear:

the word contend has a number of different usages...
... one usage of the word contend is the way you though I meant it, "to engage in a competition or campaign in order to win or achieve".

However, this is not how i meant it.

The usage I was reffering to can be found in ANY dictionary under the word in question(content):

and i quote "to assert something as a position in an argument"

ex: "he contends that the judge was wrong"

here's the sentence I used:


"In addition I can't imagine you could find a single person on this board whom would contend that jazz, as a medium, uses the most vulgar of human impulses as a foundation...."

I hope it is all clear for you now sotto, you seem a bit confused on this matter even after my initial attempt to clear it up for you.

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#1128780 - 12/12/08 11:26 PM Re: Why jazz?
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The most vulgar of human impulses? Obviously -- to seek pleasure!

Jazz is very pleasurable, as is most good music!
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#1128781 - 12/12/08 11:27 PM Re: Why jazz?
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Horowitzian:
I know, our former (excluding Gyro, of course) resident troll is well on his way to being the current resident laughingstock. [/b]
Given that the intent is to anger and harass, it really might burst his bubble when he can no longer elicit that reaction.

He's already a laughworthy parody of himself. How long before we all become inured to the pestilence altogether?

Steven
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—Albert Schweitzer

Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1128782 - 12/12/08 11:28 PM Re: Why jazz?
Horowitzian Offline
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BWAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!


You CANNOT make this stuff up!
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#1128783 - 12/12/08 11:28 PM Re: Why jazz?
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 Quote:
Originally posted by PianoPlayerMan1994:

The usage I was reffering to can be found in ANY dictionary under the word in question(content):
[/b]
The CONTENT of your post is a load of confusing uselessness.
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#1128784 - 12/12/08 11:37 PM Re: Why jazz?
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 Quote:
Originally posted by sotto voce:
 Quote:
Originally posted by Horowitzian:
I know, our former (excluding Gyro, of course) resident troll is well on his way to being the current resident laughingstock. [/b]
Given that the intent is to anger and harass, it really might burst his bubble when he can no longer elicit that reaction.

He's already a laughworthy parody of himself. How long before we all become inured to the pestilence altogether?

Steven [/b]
PPM might actually be the smartest one of us all! He's secretly plotting to kill gyro!
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#1128785 - 12/12/08 11:39 PM Re: Why jazz?
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Hey, I'm feeling a vulgar human impulse coming on right now. I guess all this talk of jazz got me all worked up and flustered!

PPM, I'm so sorry you're disappointed that I'm not an elderly female. But if you'll confirm that you're a young male—and at least four years older than your screen name suggests—well, I'm wondering what you look like at least.

So what are your stats? They say opposites attract, and surely that applies to the intelligence spectrum as well as age. Besides, I like 'em young and stupid. So what do you say?



Steven (same way I've always signed my posts - don't be ashamed or embarrassed to admit you knew that all along - it's okay to be ... well, you know!)
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Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
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#1128786 - 12/12/08 11:41 PM Re: Why jazz?
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 Quote:
Originally posted by sotto voce:



Steven (same way I've always signed my posts - don't be ashamed or embarrassed to admit you knew that all along - it's okay to be ... well, you know!) [/b]
Not that there's anything wrong with that!
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#1128787 - 12/12/08 11:45 PM Re: Why jazz?
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 Quote:
Originally posted by playadom:
PM might actually be the smartest one of us all! He's secretly plotting to kill gyro! [/b]
And to think that Gyro was already sweet on him. The two outcasts might have been friends—maybe even more:

http://www.pianoworld.com/ubb/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?/topic/2/19668/2.html#000049

Well, who am I to complain? Gyro's loss might be my gain, after all!



Steven
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—Albert Schweitzer

Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1128788 - 12/12/08 11:46 PM Re: Why jazz?
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\:D This guy is so dumb, it's unreal. Wait till he and Gyro go head-to-head.
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#1128789 - 12/12/08 11:47 PM Re: Why jazz?
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Another beautiful relationship destroyed by an argument over digital pianos. What a shame.
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#1128790 - 12/12/08 11:50 PM Re: Why jazz?
LiszThalberg Offline
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Registered: 03/13/06
Posts: 3288
Gosh guys, what's going on in this place? I'm gone for a few months, and this is the kind of stuff that happens?

I've been missing out! \:D

Matt

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#1128791 - 12/12/08 11:50 PM Re: Why jazz?
sotto voce Offline
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Registered: 08/15/06
Posts: 6163
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"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."
—Albert Schweitzer

Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1128792 - 12/12/08 11:50 PM Re: Why jazz?
Horowitzian Offline
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Registered: 09/18/08
Posts: 8453
 Quote:
Originally posted by playadom:
Another beautiful relationship destroyed by an argument over digital pianos. What a shame. [/b]
:D \:D As far as I know, Gyro hasn't responded yet.
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#1128793 - 12/12/08 11:50 PM Re: Why jazz?
playadom Offline
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WHAT AN AWESOME THREAD!
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#1128794 - 12/12/08 11:54 PM Re: Why jazz?
Horowitzian Offline
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Hey, at least we've foisted this turkey on the poor people in PC- Non Classical. \:D \:D
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#1128795 - 12/12/08 11:54 PM Re: Why jazz?
sotto voce Offline
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 Quote:
Originally posted by playadom:
WHAT AN AWESOME THREAD! [/b]
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—Albert Schweitzer

Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1128796 - 12/12/08 11:58 PM Re: Why jazz?
LiszThalberg Offline
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Registered: 03/13/06
Posts: 3288
Guys, actually PPM makes some really good points...

This is part of a documentary about how much jazz sucks. Take a look. Jazz - A world of delusion

Matt

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#1128797 - 12/12/08 11:59 PM Re: Why jazz?
playadom Offline
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Posts: 1366
Loc: New Jersey
 Quote:
Originally posted by Debussy20:
Guys, actually PPM makes some really good points...

This is part of a documentary about how much jazz sucks. Take a look. Jazz - A world of dilusion

Matt [/b]
Let's sit back and
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#1128798 - 12/13/08 12:00 AM Re: Why jazz?
JDelmore Offline
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Registered: 04/10/07
Posts: 634
Cor, blimey...
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#1128799 - 12/13/08 12:02 AM Re: Why jazz?
Horowitzian Offline
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#1128800 - 12/13/08 12:02 AM Re: Why jazz?
sotto voce Offline
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Loc: Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA
 Quote:
Originally posted by Debussy20:
Guys, actually PPM makes some really good points...

This is part of a documentary about how much jazz sucks. Take a look. Jazz - A world of delusion

Matt [/b]
Hey Matt,

It didn't take you long to get up to speed, did it? \:D

Steven
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"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."
—Albert Schweitzer

Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1128801 - 12/13/08 12:04 AM Re: Why jazz?
playadom Offline
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Loc: New Jersey
Listen to this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kKoIwNryKs

The question is: Jazz? Or a salad of notes, acting as a cancerous growth on the very fiber of classical music?

Alternatively, this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN0xQL4JhEY&feature=related
A jazz etude!

It sounds like Ravel inside a washing machine!
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#1128802 - 12/13/08 12:08 AM Re: Why jazz?
sotto voce Offline
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Oh dang, that increases my heart rate! (Look out, I'm feeling them vulgar impulses coming on again....)

Steven
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"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."
—Albert Schweitzer

Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1128803 - 12/13/08 12:08 AM Re: Why jazz?
LiszThalberg Offline
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Registered: 03/13/06
Posts: 3288
 Quote:
Originally posted by playadom:

It sounds like Ravel inside a washing machine! [/b]
More like Mendelssohn getting a little buzzed and meeting Gershwin on a hot summer night on a dimly lit alleyway.

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#1128804 - 12/13/08 12:11 AM Re: Why jazz?
playadom Offline
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Registered: 10/21/06
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Loc: New Jersey
 Quote:
Originally posted by sotto voce:
Oh dang, that increases my heart rate! (Look out, I'm feeling them vulgar impulses coming on again....)

Steven [/b]






These are so scary.

Send these to PPM94 for me, will you?
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#1128805 - 12/13/08 12:12 AM Re: Why jazz?
sotto voce Offline
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Debussy20:
 Quote:
Originally posted by playadom:

It sounds like Ravel inside a washing machine! [/b]
More like Mendelssohn getting a little buzzed and meeting Gershwin on a hot summer night on a dimly lit alleyway. [/b]


Matt, you are wise beyond your years!

Steven

p.s. You too, playadom! ;\)
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—Albert Schweitzer

Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1128806 - 12/13/08 12:13 AM Re: Why jazz?
Horowitzian Offline
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Registered: 09/18/08
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 Quote:
Originally posted by playadom:
Listen to this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kKoIwNryKs

The question is: Jazz? Or a salad of notes, acting as a cancerous growth on the very fiber of classical music?

Alternatively, this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN0xQL4JhEY&feature=related
A jazz etude!

It sounds like Ravel inside a washing machine! [/b]
I've heard those before. Quite mind blowing.
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