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#504964 - 03/20/07 04:20 AM Re: Painting my nails
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Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
"innocent hookers"? I beg to differ. [/b]
Somebody doesn't know how to recognize a joke...
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#504965 - 03/20/07 09:34 AM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by SilentKoala:
 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
"innocent hookers"? I beg to differ. [/b]
Somebody doesn't know how to recognize a joke... [/b]
Looks like we're both broadcasting on the same wavelength. ;\)
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#504966 - 03/20/07 10:46 AM Re: Painting my nails
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I can recognize a joke: Me, sitting at the piano! \:D
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#504967 - 03/20/07 02:12 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Well they're not painted right NOW. Wait until Spring Break! ;\) :p

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#504968 - 03/20/07 02:18 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Well they're not painted right NOW. Wait until Spring Break! ;\) :p [/b]
Are you heading to South Beach or Lake Havasu to whoop it up during Spring Break and get your "Pianists with painted nails Gone Wild" T-shirt? Or will you be whooping it up and running wild, painted nails flying in the breeze, on the frozen tundra of the Pacific Northwest? \:\)
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#504969 - 03/20/07 02:26 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Well they're not painted right NOW. Wait until Spring Break! ;\) :p [/b]
Spring Break? I thought you were homeschooled.
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#504970 - 03/20/07 02:37 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by SilentKoala:
 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Well they're not painted right NOW. Wait until Spring Break! ;\) :p [/b]
Spring Break? I thought you were homeschooled. [/b]
Are you kidding? Clara's bursting at the seams, ready to hit the road pumping and blaze new trails during Spring Break. They'll be talking in hushed tones about this for years to come. She'll be an urban legend in her home town. \:\)
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#504971 - 03/20/07 04:47 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Well they're not painted right NOW. Wait until Spring Break! ;\) :p [/b]
Wait a minute... My spring break is over. Does this mean that I don't get to see any action?

brojek.
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#504972 - 03/20/07 04:52 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by virtuosic1:
 Quote:
Originally posted by SilentKoala:
 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Well they're not painted right NOW. Wait until Spring Break! ;\) :p [/b]
Spring Break? I thought you were homeschooled. [/b]
Are you kidding? Clara's bursting at the seams, ready to hit the road pumping and blaze new trails during Spring Break. They'll be talking in hushed tones about this for years to come. She'll be an urban legend in her home town. \:\) [/b]
You should write a book!
Seriously...

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#504973 - 03/20/07 05:20 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
 Quote:
Originally posted by virtuosic1:
 Quote:
Originally posted by SilentKoala:
quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Well they're not painted right NOW. Wait until Spring Break! ;\) :p [/b]
Spring Break? I thought you were homeschooled. [/b]
Are you kidding? Clara's bursting at the seams, ready to hit the road pumping and blaze new trails during Spring Break. They'll be talking in hushed tones about this for years to come. She'll be an urban legend in her home town. \:\) [/b]
You should write a book!
Seriously...

It's settled then. I'll be your biographer. This way, in the future, when they have your exhibit, an entire wing dedicated to you in the Smithsonian, they can sell my book in the gift shop, "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Clara Schumann..... And Then Some".

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#504974 - 03/20/07 05:26 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by virtuosic1:
 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
 Quote:
Originally posted by virtuosic1:
quote:
Originally posted by SilentKoala:
quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Well they're not painted right NOW. Wait until Spring Break! ;\) :p [/b]
Spring Break? I thought you were homeschooled. [/b]
Are you kidding? Clara's bursting at the seams, ready to hit the road pumping and blaze new trails during Spring Break. They'll be talking in hushed tones about this for years to come. She'll be an urban legend in her home town. \:\) [/b]
You should write a book!
Seriously...

It's settled then. I'll be your biographer. This way, in the future, when they have your exhibit, an entire wing dedicated to you in the Smithsonian, they can sell my book in the gift shop, "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Clara Schumann..... And Then Some".


Are you sure the museum audience is the best target market for something that would (obviously) be a work of satire?
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#504975 - 03/20/07 05:44 PM Re: Painting my nails
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#504976 - 03/20/07 06:03 PM Re: Painting my nails
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I think a better title would be "What's black and white and red all over?" \:D

Even though the real answer is a nun falling down the stairs, in this case it would be clara schumann's nails while playing the piano...
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#504977 - 03/20/07 06:14 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by SilentKoala:
I think a better title would be "What's black and white and red all over?" \:D

Even though the real answer is a nun falling down the stairs, in this case it would be clara schumann's nails while playing the piano... [/b]
It would be her keyboard. \:\)

Where did she go? There's an entire hotly debated thread here about her and she's off somewhere powdering her nose? In the music biz, you have to strike while the iron is hot. The public wants Clara right now. Timing is everything.
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#504978 - 03/20/07 08:52 PM Re: Painting my nails
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This thread is absolutely hilarious \:D Keep it up; I look forward to reading this juicy biography.
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#504979 - 03/20/07 08:57 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Is there a moderator in the house to bring this nonsense to a close?
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#504980 - 03/20/07 09:03 PM Re: Painting my nails
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It would be her keyboard. \:\) [/b]
Speaking of keyboards, I'm now holding you personally responsible for me spitting coke all over my computer keyboard after having read that...
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#504981 - 03/20/07 09:23 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Okay! I am here! You guys are totally crazy.

C'est tres interessant, monsieurs.

Honestly, you wouldn't want to write a book about me. I am very boring.

I always thought it was a nun in a blender...

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#504982 - 03/20/07 09:25 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Honestly, you wouldn't want to write a book about me. I am very boring.[/b]
Had you recognized the satire for what it was, you'd come to realize that's a redundant statement.
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#504983 - 03/20/07 09:46 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by SilentKoala:
 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Honestly, you wouldn't want to write a book about me. I am very boring.[/b]
Had you recognized the satire for what it was, you'd come to realize that's a redundant statement. [/b]
I'd say that it is pretty obvious that she knows that virtuosic1 is kidding, though I think "satire" is the wrong word. I don't know your intentions, but that sounds pretty condescending, and does not contribute to either the original topic nor the much-in-demand biography of our heroine.
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#504984 - 03/20/07 10:02 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Originally posted by op30no3:
I'd say that it is pretty obvious that she knows that virtuosic1 is kidding, though I think "satire" is the wrong word. I don't know your intentions, but that sounds pretty condescending, and does not contribute to either the original topic nor the much-in-demand biography of our heroine. [/b]
Lighten up. \:\) I visited the site in your sig, just thought I'd let you know. It's a pretty good site. Thanks for providing the link!
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#504985 - 03/20/07 10:05 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Hey-- glad you visited the site. I try to go every day. And hey, I'll lighten up if you will. ;\)
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#504986 - 03/20/07 10:09 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Originally posted by op30no3:
Hey-- glad you visited the site. I try to go every day. [/b]
I thought it was cool how they have an animal rescue section in addition. Do you watch the show Animal Cops?
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#504987 - 03/20/07 10:09 PM Re: Painting my nails
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 Quote:
Originally posted by op30no3:
 Quote:
Originally posted by SilentKoala:
 Quote:
Originally posted by Clara Schumann:
Honestly, you wouldn't want to write a book about me. I am very boring.[/b]
Had you recognized the satire for what it was, you'd come to realize that's a redundant statement. [/b]
I'd say that it is pretty obvious that she knows that virtuosic1 is kidding, though I think "satire" is the wrong word. I don't know your intentions, but that sounds pretty condescending, and does not contribute to either the original topic nor the much-in-demand biography of our heroine. [/b]
Thank you so much! \:D

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#504988 - 03/20/07 10:11 PM Re: Painting my nails
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See, now look what you did, you boosted her self-esteem. Nice going. \:D
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#504989 - 03/20/07 10:15 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Ok, now we can all be nice. \:\)

Clara- you're welcome, as always. ;\)

SK- I've just flipped through the show, but I remember it had some pretty sad stories. That site has a lot of good causes on it advertised all over the page.

Righto, back to topic: Painting Schumann's nails. \:D
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#504990 - 03/20/07 10:18 PM Re: Painting my nails
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Cool... so I need your opinion on an ethical dilemma I have. I'm thinking about getting a cat declawed, so I can keep it in my apartment where I have leather furnature. Do you think that is cruel/wrong? Keep in mind I would only keep it indoors (I woul have to to hide it from the landlord) so he will never be outside, and therefore won't *need* his natural defenses anyway.
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#504991 - 03/20/07 11:36 PM Re: Painting my nails
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By the way, are these rib-crowned nails, or compression-crowned nails?
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#504992 - 03/21/07 01:59 AM Re: Painting my nails
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To bring it back to the original:

I don't paint my nails, nor do I encourage my students to paint their's either for the simple reason that it can be a distraction. I wear my short, unpainted nails as a badge of honor.
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#1699965 - 06/22/11 02:00 PM Re: Painting my nails [Re: Anonymous]
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Going back on topic...
...I participated in a masterclass by Min Kwon and I remember that her nails were painted with purple nail polish. So, if an accomplished concert pianist like her paints her nails, I suppose it's okay.


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