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#1209451 - 05/31/09 09:59 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: BDB]
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Originally Posted By: BDB
Beats swimming in boiling water!





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#1209635 - 06/01/09 08:05 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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This is what Diane does to pianos when we make her mad. So watch it now! grin

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#1209725 - 06/01/09 10:57 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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Well back at you Jerry!

This is what my piano looked like BEFORE you worked on it! AND . . .



This is what it looks like NOW . . . Feels like I'm on a ROLLERCOASTER! . . . wink



Edited by Diane... (06/01/09 11:07 AM)
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#1209732 - 06/01/09 11:05 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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The neighbours are laughing at my piano Jerry!



Edited by Diane... (06/01/09 11:06 AM)
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#1209775 - 06/01/09 01:12 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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What did you expect when you dripped what looks to be wax on Jerry's piano! grin

Originally Posted By: Diane...
Well back at you Jerry!

This is what my piano looked like BEFORE you worked on it! AND . . .



This is what it looks like NOW . . . Feels like I'm on a ROLLERCOASTER! . . . wink

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#1209971 - 06/01/09 08:14 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Hehe, watch it or, I'll send these two over to take your piano away... grin

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#1209986 - 06/01/09 08:39 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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grin

*bolts piano to floor and booby traps it*

smirk
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#1209990 - 06/01/09 08:45 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Say, Jerry, have you ever met a piano like this?

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#1209992 - 06/01/09 08:51 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Oh Boy!!!!! Now people will be asking "Can you TunaCat??!!!!"

Diane, I think I would put a guard dog on that piano.



Edited by Ron Alexander (06/01/09 08:52 PM)
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#1209995 - 06/01/09 08:57 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Ron Alexander]
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One PAW ahead of you Ron!

So Jerry, hope your DAWGS are faster than my DOG! wink My piano is safe!



Edited by Diane... (06/01/09 09:00 PM)
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#1209996 - 06/01/09 08:58 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Ron Alexander]
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Must be that's where they got that song "meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow........ In that commercial.

A GUY WALKS INTO A BAR WITH A SMALL DOG. The bartender says, "Get out of here with that dog!"

The guy says, "But this isn't just any dog... this dog can play the piano!"


The bartender replies, "Well, if he can play that piano, you both can stay... and have a drink on the house!"


So the guy sits the dog on the piano stool, and the dog starts playing. Everything from Ragtime to Mozart, and the bartender and patrons are really enjoying the music.


Suddenly a bigger dog runs in, grabs the small dog by the scruff of the neck, and drags him out.


The bartender asks the guy, "What was that all about?"


The guy replies, "Oh, that was his mother. She wanted him to be a doctor."


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#1210001 - 06/01/09 09:06 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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Now that's funny! laugh
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#1210002 - 06/01/09 09:07 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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Originally Posted By: Diane...
One PAW ahead of you Ron!

So Jerry, hope your DAWGS are faster than my DOG! wink My piano is safe!



Meh. smirk

I prefer this one:



grin
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#1210031 - 06/01/09 09:41 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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One paw behind....or a day late and a dollar short...Yep das me!!!!!!!

Jerry that's funny!!!!!

Since this thread is now doing to the dogs...here's mine...
Jack D.Bulldawg. He's smart enough to learn piano tuning, but I dont think he wants to...he runs and hides when I tune mine...

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#1210037 - 06/01/09 09:50 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Ron Alexander]
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Cute dog Ron, he kinda looks like you! hehehe!
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#1210048 - 06/01/09 10:03 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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You mean we both have a lot of hair on the head...right Jer???? hehehe
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#1210066 - 06/01/09 10:22 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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Originally Posted By: Jerry Groot RPT
Cute dog Ron, he kinda looks like you! hehehe!


grin And a mustache!! smirk
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#1210079 - 06/01/09 10:43 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Well, ONE of us does anyway Ron! I gotta mustache! Or, is that a milk mustache?

Man, today was almost perfect. Although, it did rain for a bit, it turned out sunny, mild and very nice!
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#1210103 - 06/01/09 11:43 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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grin

Glad you are having nice weather, whilst Ron is sweltering in wonderful Southern heat and humidity! smirk
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#1210120 - 06/02/09 12:47 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Check this out!

I think I just came up with a new sign for my shop!! I'm really excited about it:

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#1210187 - 06/02/09 07:09 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: rysowers]
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There ya go. That's a Saturday Night Special snub-nosed tuning hammer. 'Very effective!
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#1210208 - 06/02/09 09:18 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: David Jenson]
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Looks like a 38 caliber #2 sub-nose tuning hammer. Guaranteed to stabilize every string or foe!!!

Weatherwise...it's gonna be a hot one, high forcasted to be 90 degrees...
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#1210237 - 06/02/09 10:20 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Ron Alexander]
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Originally Posted By: Ron Alexander
Weatherwise...it's gonna be a hot one, high forcasted to be 90 degrees...


WOW! 90 degrees already???? Yikes! Now that's smokin!

Summer is just around the corner for us when we see these guys running around! smile



Edited by Diane... (06/02/09 10:21 AM)
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#1210259 - 06/02/09 11:08 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Well, in Canada, we can't have guns! But if we could, I'd get this pink handled one!



So will just have to settle for this SNUB=NOSED vehicle (or road hog) to run you over if you come to mess with my piano! wink

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#1210622 - 06/02/09 09:13 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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Oh My...the second worst thing I can imagine is being chased by a pink Pigmobile...the worst...getting shot by a mad Canadian lady packin' a pink handled snub nose pistol. Canadian piano tuners deserve hazardous duty pay!!!!!
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#1210885 - 06/03/09 08:35 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Ron Alexander]
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The pink mobile looks like quite the oinker vehicle. Makes me wonder if the horn oinks too?

My tuning hammer makes a pretty good hammer sometimes!

Time for work!
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#1210930 - 06/03/09 10:06 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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Weather I like it or not, I'm traded the "road hog" in for this perrrrrfect car!
Think I should be able to sneek up and catch me a man better in this!

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#1210931 - 06/03/09 10:07 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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More men like cats anyways, right!

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#1210964 - 06/03/09 11:06 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: rysowers]
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Originally Posted By: rysowers
Check this out!

I think I just came up with a new sign for my shop!! I'm really excited about it:




HA! You Photoshop geeks never cease to amaze. grin

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#1210965 - 06/03/09 11:08 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Ron Alexander]
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Oh My...the second worst thing I can imagine is being chased by a pink Pigmobile...the worst...getting shot by a mad Canadian lady packin' a pink handled snub nose pistol. Canadian piano tuners deserve hazardous duty pay!!!!!


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