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#1741743 - 08/27/11 08:11 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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When your sheet music addiction becomes a family budget line item laugh
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#1741765 - 08/27/11 09:23 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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When you start dressing like Liberace.
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#1741783 - 08/27/11 10:05 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: rnaple]
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Originally Posted By: rnaple
When you start dressing like Liberace.


LOL

If I could play like him I'd gladly wear his outfits.

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#1741922 - 08/28/11 05:53 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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When your mousey little 1937 Kurtzmann thinks she's a Steinway grand because she has her own piano room, dampp chaser and string cover
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#1741929 - 08/28/11 06:31 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: crescendo]
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Originally Posted By: crescendo
when you live in A-flat in DC that you can only enter with a sharp key

Yeah, we are in Rainman territory here grin

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#1742233 - 08/28/11 07:06 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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Registered: 08/17/11
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when you start liking Led Zeppelin because you only need a "Steinway to Heaven"

when the only music you listen to is the music you play

when you feel relieved you are in 'treble'

when you realize your watch is set to Larghetto

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#1742255 - 08/28/11 07:52 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: crescendo]
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You move to The Fabulous Florida Keys just so you can live in Key Largo

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#1742256 - 08/28/11 08:06 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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when you thought that the main character in "Terminator 2" would be J.S. Bach






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#1742555 - 08/29/11 11:09 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
Larry Larson Offline
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when your wife says "Do you have ANY idea how many hours you practiced yesterday?
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#1742734 - 08/29/11 05:07 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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I love this thread! smile
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#1742845 - 08/29/11 08:04 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
Lain Offline
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When you covet the Hyundai Sonata
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#1742858 - 08/29/11 08:27 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: jed1988]
crescendo Offline
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Originally Posted By: jed1988
When you think Mozart is much cooler than Justin Bieber.


literally... lol

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#1742883 - 08/29/11 09:30 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: crescendo]
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When your ears begin to sweat at about 2:00 in the morning.


(Because you are practcing your DP with headphones on)

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#1742981 - 08/30/11 12:25 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Studio Joe]
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Registered: 08/02/11
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Loc: Reseda, California
Originally Posted By: Studio Joe
When your neighbors on both sides have a FOR SALE sign in the yard.


Um, waiddaminnit here -- That happened *before* I got the piano....
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#1743125 - 08/30/11 08:48 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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When someone asks what time it is and you start looking at sheet music for the time signature.
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#1743246 - 08/30/11 01:24 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Alojolo]
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Originally Posted By: jotur
...when any color combination except black and white looks gaudy.

Cathy


Tell me about it...

Originally Posted By: Scotty-Boy
You play piano too much if you get this joke AND think it is funny:

An E, a G and a B walk into a bar. And the bartender says.. "Sorry, we don't serve minors."

BA-DA-DUM!


*groan*

Originally Posted By: Alojolo
When you finish your daily study, kiss and hug your piano, promise you'll marry him/her, leave silently the room and don't realize there was someone staring at you like O_O


You mean like your husband/wife/children being the one staring? I nearly hugged my last piano in the days after it was sold but before it was moved away cry.

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#1743253 - 08/30/11 01:43 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
findingnemo2010 Offline
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you see musical notes in your head when your away from sheet music or your piano crazy eek grin
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#1743274 - 08/30/11 02:18 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: findingnemo2010]
JimF Offline
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....when you are watching a movie and suddenly realise you don't know what is going on because for the last 10 minutes you've ignored the dialog and action while focusing on the piano background music. (Hey, Hon, what's going on here?....Shhhhhhhhh!!) cry
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#1743281 - 08/30/11 02:27 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: JimF]
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....you take your wife to a nice waterfront restaurant and then convince her its too hot to sit outside or near the windows, and it would be much better to sit at the bar (where there just happens to be a guy playing cocktail jazz piano.)

[guilty] crazy
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#1743654 - 08/31/11 05:25 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: crescendo]
crescendo Offline
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Originally Posted By: crescendo
when you thought that the main character in "Terminator 2" would be J.S. Bach


you know, 'cause he said "I'll be Bach" grin

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#1743680 - 08/31/11 07:44 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
Larry Larson Offline
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...when you arrive at a luncheon you are invited to speak at, and after greeting the first person, you say "excuse me, I need to check out that piano over there in the corner" before continuing to "work the room".
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#1743696 - 08/31/11 08:46 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
Hai Le Offline
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Registered: 05/29/11
Posts: 9
When you start playing guitar again and your fingers hurt.

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#1743810 - 08/31/11 12:34 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
Manndrew Offline
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Registered: 04/23/08
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When you seem to have developed a permanent crease in your tuxedo pants from all those bows you've taken after so many encores.
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#1744273 - 09/01/11 03:42 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Hai Le]
Newman Offline
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Registered: 04/27/11
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Loc: Australia
Originally Posted By: Hai Le
When you start playing guitar again and your fingers hurt.

Yes!
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#1744276 - 09/01/11 03:47 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Scotty-Boy]
Newman Offline
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Loc: Australia
Originally Posted By: Scotty-Boy
You play piano too much if you get this joke AND think it is funny:

An E, a G and a B walk into a bar. And the bartender says.. "Sorry, we don't serve minors."

BA-DA-DUM!


I got it. I thought it was funny. Hmmm
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#1744286 - 09/01/11 04:52 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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When you get disappointed at the college when you find out you can not select C as your major.
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#1744321 - 09/01/11 07:15 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: jed1988]
TrapperJohn Offline
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Registered: 02/11/08
Posts: 3605
Loc: Chocolatetown, USA
Originally Posted By: jed1988
When you think Mozart is much cooler than Justin Bieber.


This isn't too much piano - it's simply intelligence, rationality, common sense and exceptionally good taste.

Trap
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#1744323 - 09/01/11 07:19 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Monica K.]
TrapperJohn Offline
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Originally Posted By: Monica K.
When you inform your spouse, in all seriousness, that you need to build a piano room addition to your home with separate HVAC system so you can control the humidity better than it currently is.


Sounds like a "true confession" - When are you starting construction? laugh

Trap
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#1744411 - 09/01/11 10:32 AM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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wow some funny stuff in this thread grini like the minor joke thumb ha
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#1744454 - 09/01/11 12:00 PM Re: You know you've played too much piano when... [Re: Artur Gajewski]
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Registered: 09/01/11
Posts: 6
Loc: Glasgow, United Kingdom
When you constantly move your fingers in Public as if you were playing an Invisible Piano

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