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#1318965 - 12/05/09 01:33 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: pianobroker]
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"I had to get them all...they were shrink-wrapped together at Costco."
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#1318971 - 12/05/09 01:38 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: pianobroker]
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Loc: Bristol, UK
" and this is our nest of pianodactyls and boy are they hungry! Hopefullly, the mother will be back to feed them soon. They live on a staple diet of guitarists, we'll watch as they tear one limb from limb, its not a pretty sight though...."
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#1318974 - 12/05/09 01:45 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: Ori]
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"We're an All Steinway School now. All our practice rooms look like this."

"I'm beginning to wonder if our new return policy is a bit too favorable for the customers."

"I suppose it's okay to put all the factory rejects in one place - just don't tell the customers!"

"And these are the ones no longer eligible for floor financing."

"Maybe we can list them on Overstock.com."

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#1318979 - 12/05/09 01:51 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: EJR]
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I think the artists name is Stubbs, I saw his display of Bricks at the Tate, but I much prefer this, the didactic interplay of black on white, that said, I prefer his Ink Blots screen prints you can see hanging over there..."


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#1318980 - 12/05/09 01:54 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: moscheles001]
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Loc: New York
Originally Posted By: moscheles001
"The western plains used to be home to tens of thousands of them, but because of the railroads, this is the last of the herd."

Made me laugh the most. ha

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#1318982 - 12/05/09 01:57 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: pianobroker]
Mark_C Offline
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Loc: New York
Originally Posted By: pianobroker
1."How come there are no price tags"
2."Let me do all the talking,honey,Now where is that salesman"
3."They sure got alot of pianos left"They've been going out of biz for a year now.
4." Do they sell sheet music here"
5. "Costco got a better selection than this"
6."Honey,but nobody plays"
7." Do you think they'll meet Costco's price"
8." It's like a morgue in here"
9. " Can't we just get them a digital"
10. Didn't I buy my car from that guy ?
11. "Now which one did the interior decorator like"
12. "How did they get all these in here"
13. "I've always wanted one of these black shiney ones"
14. "Wouldn't you rather have that jacuzzi"

Last but not least!

"Honey,Just because the Jones have a Steinway doesn't mean we have to get one too."

Stop, you're killing me! smile

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#1319042 - 12/05/09 03:29 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: Mark_C]
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"When I said, organise a recital with seven pianists, did I have to say they'd use the SAME goddam piano!!???"
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#1319056 - 12/05/09 04:01 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: Mark_C]
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Loc: Bristol, UK
Yeh, now that Santas getting on and going slightly dotty, we've had to name each of his pianos the same as the reindeer, So there's Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen
Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen & Rudolf is just around the corner"
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#1319060 - 12/05/09 04:09 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: EJR]
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"I'm sorry, but to appear on America's Got Talent I'm afraid Oscar the Octopus just has to be human..."
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#1319071 - 12/05/09 04:31 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: EJR]
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"I'm sorry Mr Mayor, but the intern who arranged the meeting with representatives of the NYPD thought the 'P' stood for Piano"
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#1319077 - 12/05/09 04:35 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: EJR]
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"..But Doctor how will the world cope with shape-shifting Daleks ?"
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#1319078 - 12/05/09 04:42 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: EJR]
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"It's the worst case of Grey Market Piano Smuggling we've ever seen, how the poor courier manages to swallow one, let alone all of them before splitting open I'll never know...."
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#1319083 - 12/05/09 04:53 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: EJR]
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Registered: 09/13/08
Posts: 753
Loc: Northeast Pennsylvania
"They say they're going to occupy the building until Larry Fine moves them back to Tier 1."

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#1319139 - 12/05/09 06:26 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: moscheles001]
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Registered: 05/25/09
Posts: 48
Loc: Albuquerque
"OH No!" Tell the decorator that "primo Piano" means first floor in Italian!

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#1319159 - 12/05/09 07:06 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: MPP]
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Lets cull one from the herd

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#1319201 - 12/05/09 08:31 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: pianobroker]
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"what time does the football game get out?"
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#1319203 - 12/05/09 08:33 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: MarkCannon
Originally Posted By: moscheles001
"The western plains used to be home to tens of thousands of them, but because of the railroads, this is the last of the herd."

Made me laugh the most. ha


me too. laugh
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#1319205 - 12/05/09 08:37 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: piqué]
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They always do that before a storm.

Is this the Steinway bar mitzvah?
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#1319211 - 12/05/09 08:48 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: -Frycek]
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Loc: Toronto
Turandot gets my vote for 'new yorker viability'
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#1319213 - 12/05/09 08:52 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: AJF]
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I dunno, AJF... yours was pretty good, too. I think you and turandot both should send your captions in to the contest. thumb
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#1319215 - 12/05/09 08:52 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: RealPlayer]
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Loc: Southwest
One of Andy Warhol's lesser known works.
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#1319216 - 12/05/09 08:54 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: Monica K.]
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Here's my 13 year old daughter's suggestion:

"You couldn't collect anything smaller, like coins?"
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#1319233 - 12/05/09 09:25 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: RealPlayer]
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Loc: Northern California
Funny how they all know it's feeding time.

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#1319240 - 12/05/09 09:39 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: Monica K.]
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Loc: Toronto
Originally Posted By: Monica K.
Here's my 13 year old daughter's suggestion:

"You couldn't collect anything smaller, like coins?"


that's great! And that's one sharp 13 y/o
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#1319286 - 12/05/09 11:19 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: moscheles001]
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Originally Posted By: moscheles001
"They say they're going to occupy the building until Larry Fine moves them back to Tier 1."


thumb
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#1319291 - 12/05/09 11:29 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: Rod Verhnjak]
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Ya think we should have given the movers the beer after they unloaded?
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#1319293 - 12/05/09 11:30 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: moscheles001]
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Originally Posted By: moscheles001
"They say they're going to occupy the building until Larry Fine moves them back to Tier 1."


I love this too! laugh But I think only the pianophiles will get this frown
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#1319298 - 12/05/09 11:43 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: -Frycek]
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Originally Posted By: -Frycek
Is this the Steinway bar mitzvah?

TIED for making me laugh the most. smile

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#1319299 - 12/05/09 11:45 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: AJF]
Mark_C Offline
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Originally Posted By: AJF
Originally Posted By: Monica K.
Here's my 13 year old daughter's suggestion:

"You couldn't collect anything smaller, like coins?"


that's great! And that's one sharp 13 y/o

+1

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#1319303 - 12/05/09 11:46 PM Re: A contest tailor-made for us [Re: marimorimo]
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Originally Posted By: marimorimo
Originally Posted By: moscheles001
"They say they're going to occupy the building until Larry Fine moves them back to Tier 1."

I love this too! laugh But I think only the pianophiles will get this frown

I wouldn't have till I joined here last month.
I mighta thought it was about "The 3 Stooges." smile

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