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#2058251 - 04/02/13 10:56 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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It's quite a leap!
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#2058948 - 04/03/13 11:08 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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I just read the terrible news about our friend Jerry Groot. frown He was one of my best friends on this forum, and I'll miss him a lot. Let us make sure that this thread lives as long as PW in honor of Jerry.
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#2058955 - 04/03/13 11:20 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Jerry and I emailed privately for years before finally meeting in person. We laughed at all the crazyness in this business and on these forums. We compared notes, and traded ideas. Why is it the best people are always taken from us way too early? Rest in Peace, Jerry. I'll miss you - another vote to keep the thread going...
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#2059354 - 04/04/13 02:49 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Bob]
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I enjoyed reading his posts. Long live the thread. Rest in peace, Jerry!
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#2060045 - 04/05/13 09:12 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Minnesota Marty Offline

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Originally Posted By: rysowers


I can hear the laughter in heaven already!

This was graciously posted in Jerry's tribute thread, by Ryan Sowers, and I thought it was appropriate here. (scroll down)

Let us keep this fun and humorous thread alive and active in honor of our dear friend.
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#2060071 - 04/05/13 10:18 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Minnesota Marty]
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#2060832 - 04/07/13 03:45 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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I say let's keep this thread active...it's been popular for years now!

Here's a thoughtful little 'dance' for you...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bYV2Xi-rbQ

The Secret Life of Pianos was posted to the PTG CAUT forum a few days back....

Enjoy!
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#2060897 - 04/07/13 05:44 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: TunerJeff]
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I hope this thread continues as well....thanks for the link to that video, enjoyed it. Isn't the piano an incredible sounding instrument!

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#2063115 - 04/11/13 08:46 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Minnesota Marty Offline

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April Showers Bring May Flowers ???



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#2063159 - 04/11/13 10:34 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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What does an April blizzard bring?
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#2063399 - 04/12/13 10:19 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Misery and a total lack of daffodils.
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#2065082 - 04/15/13 04:46 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Or blowing dust if you are in the desert.
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#2065099 - 04/15/13 05:30 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Up in the Northland, we seem to have misplaced our deserts.
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#2066902 - 04/19/13 04:12 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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Come on people, don't let this die!!! frown
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#2066955 - 04/19/13 07:58 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
David Jenson Offline
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'Sorry. I probably won't be posting in this thread. Jerry was the attraction. None of the rest of us are the bigger than life figure that he was.

For me. Jerry and this topic will rest in peace. It was fun.
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#2066976 - 04/19/13 08:33 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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So you guys don't get deprived


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#2067166 - 04/19/13 02:45 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: prenex]
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Ewww, winter. Go away!





David: that's a shame. To each his own though...
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#2071092 - 04/25/13 11:27 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
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"In Soviet Russia, cat still hates you!" - David Grabon
In Soviet Russia, Christmas steals the grinch!!
In Soviet Russia, Homework comes from you!! In Soviet Russia, party throw you! -thecamcraft In soviet russia, cat feed you! -thecamcraft In America, you are free to hate life. In Soviet Russia, life hate you!
In America You Learn Book, In Soviet Russian Book Learn You!
In America rick Astley rolls you, in soviet Russia, you roll rick Astley! - OmTheOmnipotent?
In America Chuck Norris Rules, In soviet Russia, Chuck Norris still rules. - OmTheOmnipotent?
In soviet Russia, you touch pedobear! - OmTheOmnipotent?
In Soviet Russia, the lowest rank in the military is Public, not Private-Anon
In soviet Russia, furball coughs up cat! - Staro

in soviet Russia, in soviet Russia jokes laugh at you! - OmTheOmnipotent?
in soviet Russia, hammer nails you!
in soviet Russia, baby give birth to you!
In Soviet Russia, shoe fit you!
In Soviet Russia, noun verb you!
In Soviet Russia, Computer plays on you!
In America you eat cow. In soviet Russia cow eats you!!!
Attributed to Yakov Smirnoff's old cold-war-era standup routines about life in his homeland. He still performs in Branson, Missouri. He can't not know that he's an Internet meme. You'd think he'd have gotten a better web page.


http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?InSovietRussia


Edited by Horowitzian (04/25/13 11:28 PM)
Edit Reason: removed an obscene one I missed
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#2071659 - 04/26/13 03:55 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Diane... Offline
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Hey Horowitzian, I think without Jerry, this thread is becoming a "drag"!
I think we should "quit"! grin

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#2071676 - 04/26/13 04:12 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Diane... Offline
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& so ...should we call this a "WRAP"? grin

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#2071797 - 04/26/13 08:52 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
Jim Frazee Offline
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Diane,

First and foremost, it's good to see you posting here again - you were the Harriet to Jer's Ozzie and I, for one, am heartened by your return.

This is one of the threads I look for every day, even though I don't post 'cuz, basically, I'm not as good as you guys. So, NO, don't call this a wrap, please, please, please. Be honest - you know Jerry wouldn't want you to. (And neither do I.)
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#2073783 - 04/29/13 09:00 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Diane... Offline
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Thank you Jim! That actually made me cry! So let's get on with this thread cause as someone said, Jerry would have wanted that!



We are now "over" our surprise! But ...not sure I will be yet!
Anyways . . .


Okay, so let's try to get this thing up & swinging again! grin





Edited by Diane... (04/29/13 11:17 PM)
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#2073861 - 04/30/13 12:28 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
Andrew Ranger Offline
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Not swinging...but does sliding count? It's all downhill from here!

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#2074057 - 04/30/13 09:57 AM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Diane... Offline
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Funny Andrew! Hope that wasn't "you" on the front of that! wink

Well, it's a sad "tail" cause we still have snow! grin



And we are hoping soon that it changes from Winter to Spring!

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#2074217 - 04/30/13 01:54 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Diane... Offline
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And we got a "snow blizzard" today! I kid you not!!! It's totally white here! Seriously!!
Here's what CANADIANS call a hole in one! grin


Edited by Diane... (04/30/13 01:56 PM)
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#2074225 - 04/30/13 02:02 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Diane...]
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Diving for cold cuts.

That's one hungry fox.
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#2074381 - 04/30/13 04:59 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Minnesota Marty Offline

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Perfect entry on the dive. Clean Jackknife. No splash at all. I give it a 9.5 - A little bit of over-rotation on the tail.

The Tahitian judge gave it a 7.5 - He's never seen white water.
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#2075003 - 05/01/13 12:38 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Diane... Offline
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Happy Birthday Marty! That takes the cake! Thought you might enjoy this! grin
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#2075005 - 05/01/13 12:44 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Diane... Offline
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And keep your "winter" coats on! More snow is on the way! Can you believe it!

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#2075209 - 05/01/13 06:41 PM Re: OT Paging Jerry Groot (and any one else living in the Northland) [Re: Horowitzian]
Minnesota Marty Offline

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Thanks Diane!

I'm planning an evening of friends, food, and piano.

The 'cake' would be a great addition.
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