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#1974449 - 10/17/12 08:47 AM B.O.S.T.O.N.
UnrightTooner Offline
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Registered: 11/13/08
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Ok, I need some help. Like when someone says F.O.R.D. stands for Fix Or Repair Daily or Found Along Road Dead, what would B.O.S.T.O.N. stand for?

I think I am close, but not quite, with: Bought One Steinway, Turned Out Not. Maybe: Bargained Over Steinway, Told Only Nonsense.

Any ideas? (I am repinning 88 hammer flanges today. Sizing with alcohol did no good at all.)
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#1974452 - 10/17/12 08:55 AM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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Originally Posted By: UnrightTooner
... (I am repinning 88 hammer flanges today. Sizing with alcohol did no good at all.)

Of course it didn't. You're supposed to drink the alcohol (assuming it's the drinkable variety) which is supposed to make the pinning less of a pain.

ddf
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#1974454 - 10/17/12 08:57 AM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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Morning Del. smile
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#1974469 - 10/17/12 09:39 AM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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Originally Posted By: UnrightTooner
Morning Del. smile

Actually I'm in China. It's bedtime. Night all....

ddf
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#1974537 - 10/17/12 12:39 PM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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Oooo, oooo. I've got the perfect first three words, now to figure out the rest. B-----d Of Steinway, ...
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#1974547 - 10/17/12 01:02 PM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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Brother
Of
Steinway
Take
On
Necessity

Or

Brother
Of
Steinway
Terrible
On
Nerves

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#1975397 - 10/18/12 08:36 PM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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better off stickin to other names
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#1975537 - 10/19/12 07:11 AM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: Gene Nelson]
UnrightTooner Offline
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Originally Posted By: Gene Nelson
better off stickin to other names

Excellent! laugh

How about: Best Of Steinway, To Only Novices?
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#1976425 - 10/20/12 07:38 PM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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This is the best I have so far:

Best
Of
Steinway's
Tacky
Off-brand
Names
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#1976700 - 10/21/12 11:31 AM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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Originally Posted By: UnrightTooner
Originally Posted By: Gene Nelson
better off stickin to other names

Excellent! laugh

How about: Best Of Steinway, To Only Novices?


This thread is a slap in the face to your customers.
Not just making fun of their pianos, but their preferences also.
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#1976705 - 10/21/12 11:56 AM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: UnrightTooner]
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#1977966 - 10/24/12 11:11 AM Re: B.O.S.T.O.N. [Re: Del]
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Registered: 03/14/09
Posts: 2006
Loc: Conway, AR USA
Originally Posted By: Del
Originally Posted By: UnrightTooner
... (I am repinning 88 hammer flanges today. Sizing with alcohol did no good at all.)

Of course it didn't. You're supposed to drink the alcohol (assuming it's the drinkable variety) which is supposed to make the pinning less of a pain.

ddf


laugh Hilarious!
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