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#2029616 - 02/09/13 01:39 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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#2029621 - 02/09/13 01:57 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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At that price, I might be interested if it were nearby. I know several people who could be the monkey!
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#2032114 - 02/12/13 08:57 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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#2032118 - 02/12/13 08:59 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Oh, it is the piano from Upside Downton Abbey!
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#2032129 - 02/12/13 09:20 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Be careful when you walk into the room. If the anti-gravity generator ever shuts down for whatever reason, someone could really get hurt!
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#2032138 - 02/12/13 09:42 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: BDB]
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Originally Posted By: BDB
Oh, it is the piano from Upside Downton Abbey!

thumb - Good One!
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#2032159 - 02/12/13 10:18 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mason-Hamlin-Art...=item2c6c6a5527

Masssssson & Hamlin "Sidewinder" piano!

"...workssss beautifully with no problems whatssssssoever..." That'sssss not what I see in the picturessss! Ugh! It really painsssss me to sssssssee how some of these thingsssss are treated.

Isssss that gold paint on the sssssstringsssss between the hooks and the agraffessssss?
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#2035531 - 02/18/13 10:30 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Chris Storch]
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Originally Posted By: Chris Storch
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mason-Hamlin-Art...=item2c6c6a5527

Masssssson & Hamlin "Sidewinder" piano!

"...workssss beautifully with no problems whatssssssoever..." That'sssss not what I see in the picturessss! Ugh! It really painsssss me to sssssssee how some of these thingsssss are treated.

Isssss that gold paint on the sssssstringsssss between the hooks and the agraffessssss?





Are you ssssssugesting sssssssomething??? laugh

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#2035714 - 02/19/13 08:29 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Maybe Chris is a herpetologist or he is Sylvester in another life.
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#2037210 - 02/21/13 08:36 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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#2037222 - 02/21/13 09:20 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Monaco]
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lol!!!
Pianos rule; miscellaneous instruments and gear drool.
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#2037433 - 02/22/13 10:33 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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I suffered gear drool from a 1967 Marshall Plexi.
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#2040189 - 02/27/13 02:11 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Not a piano, but a funny listing indicating the seller at least has some goal....
http://hartford.craigslist.org/bik/3638762355.html
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#2041129 - 03/01/13 01:45 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Not quite sure this is funny, but full marks for creativity I guess...

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/msg/3650688050.html

"The Company Of People Who Built This Piano Had to Know God."

"It Has No Serial Number Because It Was Built Before The People Decided To Use Serial Numbers."

"This Piano Is Not Getting New Strings and Hammers. That is Not Always a Good Idea! Chickering Had Their Own Piano Science."

I can't decide if I'm horrified or in awe. Maybe there are people in LA with the proper $$ to braincell ratio to buy a minimally refurbished 130 year old Chicago Chickering upright for $8000.

Rob


Edited by miscrms (03/01/13 02:06 AM)
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#2041214 - 03/01/13 07:26 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: miscrms]
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Originally Posted By: miscrms
Not quite sure this is funny, but full marks for creativity I guess...

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/msg/3650688050.html

"The Company Of People Who Built This Piano Had to Know God."

"It Has No Serial Number Because It Was Built Before The People Decided To Use Serial Numbers."

"This Piano Is Not Getting New Strings and Hammers. That is Not Always a Good Idea! Chickering Had Their Own Piano Science."

I can't decide if I'm horrified or in awe. Maybe there are people in LA with the proper $$ to braincell ratio to buy a minimally refurbished 130 year old Chicago Chickering upright for $8000.

Rob


I Like How He Capitalized Every Word I His Ad. And His Writing Style Is So...Unique.
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#2041226 - 03/01/13 08:13 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Electricity was invented ???

Methinks the chickering drug and accessory company has come into play. I doubt it has anything to do with the piano!
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#2041359 - 03/01/13 01:19 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: miscrms]
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That posting was just.... Magical! Of a Fairytale quality!!

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#2041448 - 03/01/13 03:40 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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"Mens Fairytale," what's up with that?
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#2041484 - 03/01/13 04:37 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Well, I can’t answer for the ad but here is a men’s fairy tale;

Men are the only animals in the world that walk down the street, middle aged, balding, a pot belly, shirtless, and think they are a sex object.
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#2043032 - 03/04/13 08:56 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Not funny, just Amazing! That's a steal.

http://reno.craigslist.org/msd/3629027616.html
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#2043039 - 03/04/13 09:08 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Maybe not. I have tuned one like that, with a single repetition action. Not a very distinguished instrument!
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#2045649 - 03/09/13 07:26 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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#2045761 - 03/10/13 01:52 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Do any of you belong to freecycle.org? They sometimes give away pianos there. I'm checking out a player tomorrow. I don't have high hopes for it!
www.freecycle.org


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#2045763 - 03/10/13 03:06 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Also not particularly funny, except for how hard I'm trying to ignore this ad so another piano doesn't follow me home wink The lack of pictures just makes it more tantalizing, since you can pretend it could be amazing instead of the basket case it probably is.

6'8" Broadwood & Sons $200
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#2046723 - 03/11/13 10:34 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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This is pretty interesting---it's a "flat style" piano. I guess as opposed to a hilly style??

http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/msg/3671986249.html
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#2046724 - 03/11/13 10:37 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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My apologies; a double post.....


Edited by Steve in Cincy (03/11/13 10:38 PM)
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#2047420 - 03/13/13 02:05 AM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/msg/3677829722.html

never seen something like this before.. sounds like a scam

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#2047766 - 03/13/13 05:07 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Seen this guy advertising this all over the place, latest postings seem to be getting a bit annoyed with all the "low ballers" wink

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/bar/3670166070.html

http://california.freeshopperads.com/jewelry/golddiamondrolex-for-my-piano-1960-flawless.html


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#2047767 - 03/13/13 05:09 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Eric Gloo]
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Lol.. Yeah.. The postings are overboard

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#2047772 - 03/13/13 05:17 PM Re: Funny craigslist piano listings [Re: Steve in Cincy]
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Originally Posted By: Steve in Cincy
This is pretty interesting---it's a "flat style" piano. I guess as opposed to a hilly style??

http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/msg/3671986249.html


Must be special design only for baroque music wink
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