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#1494739 - 08/12/10 09:53 PM Our new FISH!
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The new icon at the bottom of posts. ha
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#1494744 - 08/12/10 09:56 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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#1494745 - 08/12/10 09:56 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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#1494746 - 08/12/10 09:56 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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#1494748 - 08/12/10 09:57 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Um... Mark, are you OK?

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#1494749 - 08/12/10 09:58 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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No less than usual. ha
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#1494750 - 08/12/10 09:58 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Wow...

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#1494751 - 08/12/10 09:59 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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Ok who's drunk.

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#1494752 - 08/12/10 10:00 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Wizard of Oz]
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Ok who's drunk.

I think whoever added the icon to the site.
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#1494753 - 08/12/10 10:01 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Some rather fishy goings-on here.
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#1494754 - 08/12/10 10:02 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Well they're obviously still working on it smile

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#1494758 - 08/12/10 10:05 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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#1494759 - 08/12/10 10:07 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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^^ Cool!!!!!!!! ^^
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#1494761 - 08/12/10 10:10 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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#1494762 - 08/12/10 10:11 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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What is this fish stuff all about?

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Oh ..... My ...... Cod.
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#1494764 - 08/12/10 10:12 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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This one's for you, Winsome. wink


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#1494765 - 08/12/10 10:13 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Piano*Dad]
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Ahahaha.

Something sounds fishy about this thread. laugh
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#1494766 - 08/12/10 10:14 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Orange Soda King]
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OMG TROUT QUINTET!!!!! The actual trout song is cool too BTW.

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#1494768 - 08/12/10 10:17 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict


whistle

It all goes to show that you can tune a piano but you can't tuna fish.
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#1494772 - 08/12/10 10:19 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: jazzyprof]
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#1494773 - 08/12/10 10:19 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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Is Frank trying to suggest we practice our scales? I can't make heads or tails out of it. He's definitely trying to tell us some fin.

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#1494774 - 08/12/10 10:19 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: jazzyprof]
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#1494777 - 08/12/10 10:21 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: heidiv]
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Is Frank trying to suggest we practice our scales? I can't make heads or tails out of it. He's definitely trying to tell us some fin.

I don't have anything to say.... ^^ just wanted to see that again ^^ ha
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#1494780 - 08/12/10 10:22 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: heidiv]
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Maybe he wants to inspire us to write a water symphony...
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#1494783 - 08/12/10 10:26 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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Originally Posted By: WinsomeAllegretto
OMG TROUT QUINTET!!!!! The actual trout song is cool too BTW.


I agree.


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#1494784 - 08/12/10 10:28 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Orange Soda King]
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PDQ Bach's take on the subject smile (at 2:05)

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#1494786 - 08/12/10 10:28 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Orange Soda King]
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A guy at school sang that at a concert that I was turning pages for. The piano part is so fin...I mean fun!

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#1494788 - 08/12/10 10:33 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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And for the non-classical section of the forum, there's always this

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#1494789 - 08/12/10 10:34 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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Sea Eeled With A Kiss
Sealed With A Kiss
Mister Sand Dab
That's a Moray
Clam Every Mountain
A Barracuda Beautiful
It Haddock Be You
Sturgeon, Sturgeon For My Baby
I Need Kelp
When You Fish Upon A Star
When You Wish Upon A Starfish
Shark! the Herald Angels Sing
Fiddler Crab On The Roof
I Loves You, Porgy
You Walrus Hurt The One You Love
Sole Train
Heart And Sole
Carp and Sole
Bernie's Tuna
Blue Monkfish
Zing! Went the Strings of My Carp
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Nearer My Cod To Thee
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#1494792 - 08/12/10 10:39 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Brandon_W_T]
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thumb hahahahaha nice!

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#1494822 - 08/12/10 11:13 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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What a load of codswallop. Ow! that cod hurt!

...You've all gone mad.
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#1494839 - 08/12/10 11:42 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Canonie]
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(embedding disabled; click on it again; couldn't resist the embedded graphic)

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#1494843 - 08/12/10 11:45 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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What is the new fish-looking icon for in the first place, does it have a purpose?
I'm afraid to click on the thing...
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#1494851 - 08/12/10 11:59 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Barb860]
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What is the new fish-looking icon for in the first place, does it have a purpose?
I'm afraid to click on the thing...

NOBODY KNOWS!

Or at least I don't. smile

Except maybe to inspire funny fish stuff. ha
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#1494855 - 08/13/10 12:14 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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Cute! And one of my very favourite singers.
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#1494857 - 08/13/10 12:20 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: currawong]
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http://www.sharethis.com/ Some sort of widget thing in our posts. We are being encourage to share.
Whatever this whole sharing thing is... I sometimes share my lunch with birds attacking my vehicle. More of a self-defense mechanism, rather than sharing.



Edited by Mattardo (08/13/10 12:21 AM)

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#1494858 - 08/13/10 12:21 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: currawong]
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Cute! And one of my very favourite singers.

But I hope you would never forget Christa Ludwig and Walter Berry in Bernstein's recording of Des Knaben Wunderhorn.

Very fine.

Edit: what is this weird thing at the bottom of our posts? Click on it and nothing happens except an error message.


Edited by argerichfan (08/13/10 12:23 AM)
Edit Reason: Huh?
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#1494862 - 08/13/10 12:25 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Barb860]
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I'm just glad it's not just me seeing it.
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#1494863 - 08/13/10 12:29 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: argerichfan]
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Edit: what is this weird thing at the bottom of our posts? Click on it and nothing happens except an error message.


Wait-- are you kidding? That's what this whole thread is about. It all started because Mark decided it looked like a fish.

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#1494864 - 08/13/10 12:33 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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It's ShareThis, basically a way to share your post on Facebook, Twitter, Digg and stuff.

As can be seen, it hasn't exactly been implemented that well.



Also, this thread is a bit................................fishy. *bursts into uncontrollable laughter to the point of pain*

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#1494866 - 08/13/10 12:35 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: argerichfan]
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...Edit: what is this weird thing at the bottom of our posts? Click on it and nothing happens except an error message.

Exactly -- me2.

That's why fish is my best theory. Also my only. smile
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#1494870 - 08/13/10 12:38 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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.....That's what this whole thread is about. It all started because Mark decided it looked like a fish.

Wait a minute, wait a minute.........Whaddaya mean, "decided"?

You're not one of those who thinks I'm posting mere "opinions" as "facts," are you? ha

It does look like a fish.......it does, it does! help
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#1494871 - 08/13/10 12:39 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Frank's trying to add some social media features here. Frank, if you're reading this, why not just implement very small twitter and facebook icons (the 2 biggies.) I've seen this done on other sites to great success! smile
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#1494874 - 08/13/10 12:46 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: eweiss]
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Frank's trying to add some social media features here. Frank, if you're reading this, why not just implement very small twitter and facebook icons (the 2 biggies.)....

....or if not, then at least a MENU.....

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#1494876 - 08/13/10 12:52 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Well, it's the first thing I saw too - a fish. Are some of you saying that it's NOT supposed to look like a fish? No way...
It's very distracting, and now my internet explorer constantly looks like it's trying to load the page with it's little green bar churning away.
I don't like change! frown

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#1494879 - 08/13/10 12:54 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mattardo]
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The fish is gone. is still here.

edit: ok, after refresh it came back confused


Edited by Rui725 (08/13/10 12:55 AM)

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#1494880 - 08/13/10 12:56 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: beet31425
.....That's what this whole thread is about. It all started because Mark decided it looked like a fish.

Wait a minute, wait a minute.........Whaddaya mean, "decided"?

You're not one of those who thinks I'm posting mere "opinions" as "facts," are you? ha

It does look like a fish.......it does, it does! help

This will be enough, thank-you. IMO... I'm not really sure what it looks like. Now if I were back in my pot-laced uni days... well all bets off. smokin
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#1494882 - 08/13/10 01:05 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: argerichfan]
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How about a red and angered Pac-Man, adorned with a halo, eating his epic arch enemy-shape: The triangle!

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#1494884 - 08/13/10 01:12 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Catenaires]
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(who started an eternal battle with the circle, by colliding into his left side, making a triangular dent which formed Pac-Man. This interrupted the very nature of being, giving the circle a consciousness, a name, and - indeed - a mouth. Not to worry though. Goodness favors edgelessness. God, as a result, blessed Pac-man with a halo, giving him the power to defeat his enemy. As he swallowed the triangle, it filled his triangular mouth, thereby dissolving Pac-mans consciousness. He once again became a complete circle, and the conflict of the universe ended)



...good god I am up too late. smile


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#1494885 - 08/13/10 01:14 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Catenaires]
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It looks like a fish with the head in the fish bowl and the tail outside...
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#1494888 - 08/13/10 01:25 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Fish wearing a diving helmet

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#1494891 - 08/13/10 01:28 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
It looks like a fish with the head in the fish bowl and the tail outside...


Or an astronaut fish? Floating through the white-khaki void, surfing by the litter of the billions and billions of words that surround him - each containing a world of information within, and ... perhaps, each cosmically linked to each other to form a galaxy of sentence. Mystery surrounds him, he is but a traveller.


Edited by Catenaires (08/13/10 01:33 AM)

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#1494909 - 08/13/10 02:14 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Catenaires]
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How about a red and angered Pac-Man, adorned with a halo, eating his epic arch enemy-shape: The triangle!

That's it!!! THAT'S IT!!!!!!! smile
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#1494913 - 08/13/10 02:16 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Catenaires]
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(who started an eternal battle with the circle, by colliding into his left side, making a triangular dent which formed Pac-Man. This interrupted the very nature of being, giving the circle a consciousness, a name, and - indeed - a mouth. Not to worry though. Goodness favors edgelessness. God, as a result, blessed Pac-man with a halo, giving him the power to defeat his enemy. As he swallowed the triangle, it filled his triangular mouth, thereby dissolving Pac-mans consciousness. He once again became a complete circle, and the conflict of the universe ended)

......appears to be a continuation from Argerichfan's post:

Originally Posted By: argerichfan
....if I were back in my pot-laced uni days... well all bets off. smokin
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#1494915 - 08/13/10 02:18 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Ferdinand]
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Fish wearing a diving helmet



If we're going to discuss fish wearing diving helmets on a piano forum, I think this is appropriate:


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#1494920 - 08/13/10 02:32 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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(embedding disabled; click on it again; couldn't resist the embedded graphic)

Great get!! ha

(Just got around to taking a look.)

Everyone should see it..... smile
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#1494959 - 08/13/10 04:06 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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If, when you first log on and then arrive at the "Forums" page, toward the top of the page you'll see icons for "sharing" PianoWorld with other sites that you may visit such as Facebook, Twitter, etc., etc. I'm sure the "fish" is connected with the sharing aspect in some way, shape, or form.
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#1494968 - 08/13/10 04:44 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Apparently, it is called a "chicklet", which is either
- to indicate the availability of an RSS feed,
- an animal (chiclet)
- a chewing gum (Chiclet) (the logo looks like the "fish" button, so it makes sense).
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#1494970 - 08/13/10 04:49 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: AlexDreamer]
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It's a play button trying to upstage a record button (probably got jealous of the record button's greater powers).
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#1494980 - 08/13/10 05:27 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Canonie]
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It's a duck quacking a tune (head only)...
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#1495019 - 08/13/10 07:34 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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You guys are tripping, that thing looks nothing like a fish. In fact, it doesn't look like anything other than two concentric circles and a triangle, with white outlines.

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#1495090 - 08/13/10 10:02 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Originally Posted By: Barb860
What is the new fish-looking icon for in the first place, does it have a purpose?
I'm afraid to click on the thing...

NOBODY KNOWS!

Or at least I don't. smile

Except maybe to inspire funny fish stuff. ha


Looks like phishing bait. smirk
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#1495156 - 08/13/10 12:01 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Cinnamonbear]
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Plenty of fish here...

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#1495170 - 08/13/10 12:30 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Little_Blue_Engine]
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Boy, Mark, you really opened a can of worms with this thread. I can't hold you completely responsible though because, after all, we took the bait.

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#1495202 - 08/13/10 01:09 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: SpencerF]
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Originally Posted By: SpencerF
You guys are tripping, that thing looks nothing like a fish. In fact, it doesn't look like anything other than two concentric circles and a triangle, with white outlines.

Yes -- As they say, "Sometimes a concentric circle and a triangle with white outlines is just a concentric circle and a triangle with white outlines." smile
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#1495229 - 08/13/10 01:42 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Originally Posted By: SpencerF
You guys are tripping, that thing looks nothing like a fish. In fact, it doesn't look like anything other than two concentric circles and a triangle, with white outlines.

Yes -- As they say, "Sometimes a concentric circle and a triangle with white outlines is just a concentric circle and a triangle with white outlines." smile


LOL, Mark!

Is not the brilliant design of this little logo meant to say, "[See this arrow? See this button?] Click Here!!!" ...and all communicated efficiently and effectively in as long as it takes you to glance at the little visual masterpiece? Advertising manipulation extrordinaire! smirk eek mad sick frown
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#1495237 - 08/13/10 01:51 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Cinnamonbear]
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Originally Posted By: Cinnamonbear
....Is not the brilliant design of this little logo meant to say, "[See this arrow? See this button?] Click Here!!!" ...and all communicated efficiently and effectively in as long as it takes you to glance at the little visual masterpiece? Advertising manipulation extrordinaire! smirk eek mad sick frown

LOL right back at you! smile

To tell the utter naked truth (so to speak), it looked to me like some kind of stray smiley that had somehow gotten on there, and I tried mightily to edit it out of my post till I realized everybody's posts had it. ha
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#1495469 - 08/13/10 07:57 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Seems that ever since "the fish" appeared here, clicking around for me on this forum is PAINFULLY SLOW. So I dunno if it's da fish or my computer...anybody else?
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#1495476 - 08/13/10 08:03 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Barb860]
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Yes, sometimes the forum pages look like they are constantly loading, even though they have clearly loaded.

Someone get rid of this annoying fish - it's distracting. I'm going to have to create a signature so it banishes it far away from what I'm actually posting.

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#1495625 - 08/14/10 01:54 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Barb860]
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Originally Posted By: Barb860
Seems that ever since "the fish" appeared here, clicking around for me on this forum is PAINFULLY SLOW. So I dunno if it's da fish or my computer...anybody else?

I don't think it's the fish. smile I've noticed the site being slow on-and-off at times, including in the last few days, and I think going back to before we had it. But I'm not sure about it.
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#1495627 - 08/14/10 01:59 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Yes, Mark; I agree. The occasional sluggishness of this site pre-dates - by many moons - this new mystery icon/symbol.

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#1495691 - 08/14/10 06:32 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: BruceD]
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Today, for a few seconds, the icon I have in my "most visited" bar in Mozilla for the Pianist Corner changed to another icon, which is still part of PW, but is different. It was the one usually associated with the PW Picture File Upload... Then it went back to the normal icon.
Strange things are going on with icons in this corner of the world...
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#1495873 - 08/14/10 01:48 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
Today, for a few seconds, the icon I have in my "most visited" bar in Mozilla for the Pianist Corner changed to another icon, which is still part of PW, but is different. It was the one usually associated with the PW Picture File Upload... Then it went back to the normal icon.
Strange things are going on with icons in this corner of the world...

Next thing: We all unexpectedly get changed into one another.
Or our own opposites.
'Parallel universe' and stuff, or whatever they call it..... ha
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#1495907 - 08/14/10 03:16 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Yea, Invasion of the Account Switchers.

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#1495985 - 08/14/10 05:37 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: MikeN]
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This little icon is a link to the "Share This dot com". It is very annoying. It was either added to PW by the admin/owner or was added by a hacker. Unless the webmaster deletes it soon I must conclude it is there with Frank's permission.


Edited by Crit (08/14/10 05:38 PM)
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#1496014 - 08/14/10 06:38 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Crit]
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Funny that none of the "staff" have let us know yet what's the story.....
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#1496017 - 08/14/10 06:41 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Funny that none of the "staff" have let us know yet what's the story.....


In a recent thread in the Piano Forum, Frank called it:

Originally Posted By: Piano World
A glitch in the ShareThis software, being fixed by them as we speak.


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#1496019 - 08/14/10 06:46 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: beet31425]
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Originally Posted By: beet31425
Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Funny that none of the "staff" have let us know yet what's the story.....

In a recent thread in the Piano Forum, Frank called it:
Originally Posted By: Piano World
A glitch in the ShareThis software, being fixed by them as we speak.

THANK YOU!
I was wondering if maybe it was stated somewhere else on the site. But I figured even if it had been, it would have been mentioned on this stupid thread too. smile
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#1496212 - 08/14/10 11:17 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Mark_C]
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Maybe the powers that be decided this thread was too creative to botch with facts...?
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#1496323 - 08/15/10 06:27 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: Cinnamonbear]
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It is in the middle of the Dolmetsch Online site too now, leading to Blinklist...
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#1496709 - 08/15/10 07:19 PM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: ChopinAddict]
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This is the greatest intersection of fish and high art since Waiting for Codot

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#1496867 - 08/16/10 01:45 AM Re: Our new FISH! [Re: FunkyLlama]
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The phishing on the Forum seems to be pretty poor!

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