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#1225042 - 06/30/09 12:21 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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Nah, that's you Diane! grin

smirk

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#1225317 - 06/30/09 09:17 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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hahahaha, that's FUNNY!!! Howowitzian at work! I cracked up! Probably true too!!! hehehe!
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#1225320 - 06/30/09 09:21 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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grin
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#1225347 - 06/30/09 10:37 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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I got a feeling Diane is up to something



Can we "tawk?"

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#1225505 - 07/01/09 09:52 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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I think I'm headed back to the basement....got a few cases of beer down there. Wanna join me? grin
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#1225531 - 07/01/09 10:14 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Well, it's great weather for CANADA DAY!

So am going to start the holiday by floating in the FLOATING POOL 1st! . . . then



Edited by Diane... (07/01/09 10:19 AM)
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#1225532 - 07/01/09 10:15 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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Then spend some time at the FLOATING CABIN! . . . then

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#1225534 - 07/01/09 10:17 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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Then . . . swim out to play some golf on this FLOATING GOLF COURSE! smile

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#1225536 - 07/01/09 10:29 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Diane...]
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grin
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#1225752 - 07/01/09 05:02 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Are the drinks on you Diane when we all pile over there?
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#1226228 - 07/02/09 02:53 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: Horowitzian]
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Jerry,

That ship is actually a Mexican Navy vessel.

Here's one of the Seals (Navy seals):



I don't think he plays the piano...
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#1226390 - 07/02/09 09:26 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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Wow Jerry! You just made the 1000th reply to this thread!! Congratulations. There ought to be a prize or something!

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#1226405 - 07/02/09 10:06 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: rysowers]
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You bet! All the beer you can drink. grin
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#1226427 - 07/02/09 10:48 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Oops!! I had it wrong, Jerry it looks like you were 999. Flipped over that is 666! So instead of an award we are going to have to burn you at the stake!!

Scooters: It looks like you get the trophy!
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#1226438 - 07/02/09 11:51 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: rysowers]
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You mean sort of like this Ryan?



Scooters, cute. It makes me smile.

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#1226459 - 07/03/09 01:37 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Jerry Groot RPT]
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I was thinking more like this!
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#1226469 - 07/03/09 02:18 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: rysowers]
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Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

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I just noticed today that somehow that #10,000 slipped by. I have got to get a life!
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#1226515 - 07/03/09 08:24 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living [Re: BDB]
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Congrats BDB! I don't know why but, my head seems might hot today!!!! Any idea why Ryan???? It feels sort of burnt for some reason?
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Piano Technicians Guild
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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#1226533 - 07/03/09 08:58 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: rysowers]
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Howdy,

Quote:
Scooters: It looks like you get the trophy!


Wow! I had no idea! It's indeed an honor to accept this trophy! whome wow

So.. where we meeting for the brewsky?
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#1226794 - 07/03/09 07:59 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: BDB]
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Originally Posted By: BDB
I just noticed today that somehow that #10,000 slipped by. I have got to get a life!


Wow! Congrats. smile
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#1227718 - 07/06/09 12:42 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Originally Posted By: Horowitzian
Originally Posted By: BDB
I just noticed today that somehow that #10,000 slipped by. I have got to get a life!


Wow! Congrats. smile


Wow! 10,000 posts is quite a milestone! Here's some FIREWORKS to celebrate the 10,000 post mark!

Where did you post your 10,000 but the way? These are just for you BDB! You deserve this!!

I'm sure July 4th also saw some of these! smile



Edited by Diane... (07/06/09 01:44 PM)
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#1227724 - 07/06/09 01:08 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
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Or maybe to celebrate your 10,000 post BDB, I should give you this champagne fireworks! But, this might just catch my piano on fire! wink



Edited by Diane... (07/06/09 01:09 PM)
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#1227732 - 07/06/09 01:23 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
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Oppps! Must have gotten the champagne a "bit too close" to my piano! Will have to call the fire department AGAIN! smile Or was this your dragon's work JERRY!? smile

Anyone ready for "BARBEQUE SEASON"! Or how's this for "FIREWORKS"! smile





Edited by Diane... (07/06/09 01:27 PM)
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#1227883 - 07/06/09 07:50 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
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Hey Jerry!

I don't think the piano owner liked the way you tuned his piano! wink

Think Jerry went on A WELL DESERVED VACATION!. . . so he'll never see this! smile For a while anyway!

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#1228531 - 07/08/09 11:58 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
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Gives a whole new meaning to Great Balls of Fire. grin
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#1228548 - 07/08/09 12:34 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Well it was smokin' hot here for a few days, and lately, all we are getting is a lot of rain SHOWERS! Could be worst! Could be raining pianos!

Rain is just melted SNOW! smile

So, decided to put up a SHOWER CURTAIN! Cute eh! smile



Edited by Diane... (07/08/09 12:39 PM)
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#1228647 - 07/08/09 04:58 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
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Then this is what you need in that room:



Just a roll or two...Maybe some black and white soap too.
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#1228877 - 07/09/09 10:14 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Scooters]
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Funny Scooter!

Taking this outside!

So WEATHER or not you golf! Here's an idea!
Interesting idea?

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#1228884 - 07/09/09 10:31 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
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I have a strange feeling my chip shot won't work as well as it used to...grin
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#1230501 - 07/12/09 04:55 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Well, yes indeed, I am back from a much needed vacation. Took a whole week up to our cottages. Boated, didn't swim much, to danged cold for that but, we did have a lot of fun and laughed our fool heads off to our hearts content at the nightly bonfires.

Here's a few piano jokes for you.
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Miracle Cure

Doctor Sims has come to see one of her patients in St Mary's Hospital, Copnor, Portsmouth. Louise, the patient has had major surgery to both of her hands.

'Doctor,' says Louise excitedly and dramatically holds up her heavily bandaged hands. 'Will I be able to play the piano when these bandages come off?'

'I don't see why not,' answers Doctor Sims.

'That's strange,' says Louise. 'I wasn't able to play it before.'
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Pianist in Tune?

A pianist and singer are rehearsing 'Autumn Leaves' for a concert and the pianist says, 'OK. We will start in G minor and then on the third bar, modulate to B major and go into 5/4. When you get to the bridge, modulate back down to F# minor and alternate a 4/4 bar with a 7/4 bar. On the last A section go into double time and slowly modulate back to G minor.'

The singer answers, 'Crikey, I don't think I can remember all of that.'
The pianist replies, 'Well, that's what you did last time.'
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Piano quotes:

* I always make sure that the lid over the keyboard is open before I start to play: Artur Schnabel, Australian pianist, when asked the secret of piano playing.
* Nothing soothes me more after a long and maddening course of pianoforte recitals than to sit and have my teeth drilled: George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright and music critic.
* When she started to play, Steinway himself came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano: Bob Hope,
* American comedian, on comedian Phyllis Diller.
* Claire de Loonie: said my band teacher, after hearing a student play Clair de Lune.
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