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#2243669 - 03/09/14 02:37 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: David, Las Vegas]
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Originally Posted By: David, Las Vegas

That's a photo? I thought is was postimpressionist art in pointillism style!
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#2243735 - 03/09/14 04:19 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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#2243808 - 03/09/14 06:56 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Does it sound better if you play Sondheim?
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#2243864 - 03/09/14 08:16 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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So glad it comes "with music"! What a savings.
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#2244264 - 03/10/14 01:15 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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All staccato.
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#2255738 - 04/02/14 02:22 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Do funny email replies count? smile

I recently just put my digital piano up for sale on Craigslist. A butcher emailed me wondering if I would trade it for meat. That's a lot of meat.

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#2255834 - 04/02/14 08:50 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Or it could be really good meat.
I'd give him a call to find out what he had in mind.
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#2257419 - 04/05/14 11:19 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Here is one that is close to but not quite to the side of the road.

http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/msg/4392831053.html
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#2257422 - 04/05/14 11:35 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Looks like the old naugahyde-top model...but it's been de-naugahyded? Two benches too. wow
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#2257634 - 04/06/14 12:51 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: bkw58]
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Originally Posted By: bkw58
Looks like the old naugahyde-top model...but it's been de-naugahyded? Two benches too. wow


Years ago I came across one of these naugahyde models and thought it was a home improvement idea. I had no idea it was actually made this was intentionally.
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#2259377 - 04/09/14 10:07 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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http://jerseyshore.craigslist.org/zip/4412791510.html

Apparently, it's "no big deal" to tune a 200 year old piano...
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#2259387 - 04/09/14 10:30 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: lola2842]
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Originally Posted By: lola2842

http://jerseyshore.craigslist.org/zip/4412791510.html

Apparently, it's "no big deal" to tune a 200 year old piano...


nah, it read 'tune up'

I think it just needs new plugs and a fuel filter

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#2259405 - 04/09/14 11:02 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Well, judging by the 200 year old piano, I'd guess the baby is about 16.
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#2259465 - 04/10/14 01:50 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Here's one that has the non fuel injection. It has the carbed legs for the retro muscle piano modification. Buffed and toned too!

http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/msg/4414929790.html
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#2261996 - 04/15/14 07:49 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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#2263528 - 04/18/14 01:12 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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For those of us learning to play the weekly ad circular:

http://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/msg/4420791631.html

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#2263581 - 04/18/14 02:51 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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There's a coupon for $5.00 off the purchase of the piano.

(Scissors not included)

(Does Dyson now build Baldwins?)
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#2263589 - 04/18/14 03:02 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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These are hilarious!
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#2271370 - 05/05/14 09:58 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Awww..this "uprite" seems so sad. I'm not sure how quickly it will find a new home, given the date it was last tuned.

http://nh.craigslist.org/msg/4454244477.html

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#2271388 - 05/05/14 11:04 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Hahaha
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#2271403 - 05/05/14 11:47 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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It was even built before the patent date!

muneracli lysdexia
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#2271414 - 05/05/14 12:21 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: BrainCramp]
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Is that a Betty Boop lunchbox on top of the piano? That might be worth something.

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#2277310 - 05/17/14 01:20 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Blue piano named Amber. She's a VERY VERY heavy gal.



LINK: CL Little Rock, AR

Any takers?
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#2277394 - 05/17/14 09:45 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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I've never heard of Santa Claus sliding down a soundboard to deliver gifts!
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#2277395 - 05/17/14 09:48 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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(Ouch!)
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#2277400 - 05/17/14 10:11 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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I've seen worse done to such verticals...like hacking down the top of a front panel and installing a mirror.
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#2277403 - 05/17/14 10:30 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: SMHaley]
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Originally Posted By: SMHaley
I've seen worse done to such verticals...like hacking down the top of a front panel and installing a mirror.


Funny that you mention it. A Steinway cutaway from CL Little Rock:

LINK: Craigslist Little Rock, AR

I've seen this done to average old uprights but never a S&S.
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#2277418 - 05/17/14 11:12 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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I have seen it done to far too many Steinways. That has an unusual fallboard for a Steinway. I wonder if it really is one.
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#2277424 - 05/17/14 11:33 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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If you follow the link to the CL listing there is a side shot too. The entire mirror section and top seem to be an add on? That's weird. Could it be one of the old 40" S&S consoles underneath that top?
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#2277489 - 05/17/14 02:00 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: bkw58]
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Nice reflection of the clutter in the room and the photographer's mid-section.
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