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#2027194 - 02/04/13 11:48 PM The Dambdest Thing a Customer Ever Said...
Greg the Piano Tuner Offline
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Registered: 11/16/08
Posts: 43
Loc: Boston
Yesterday I was just finishing tuning a beautiful Steinway L for a long-time, slightly kooky customer when she came in from a run and stood next to me as I packed up my tools. She was slightly behind me and I couldn't see her directly. I heard her say "so, will you help me take a shower?"

I froze! Then, I realized...she was talking to her dog at her feet that I couldn't see right away. She never skipped a beat, and I was out of there as soon as I could get my tools packed up.

I've been tuning for over 25 years and that's a real first for me.

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#2027651 - 02/05/13 07:10 PM Re: The Dambdest Thing a Customer Ever Said... [Re: Greg the Piano Tuner]
Cy Shuster, RPT Offline
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Registered: 12/18/05
Posts: 3456
Loc: Albuquerque, NM
Good one, Greg!

A customer asked if there weren't a lot of blind piano tuners, and I said yes, it's a good profession for the visually impaired. He then thought that maybe their previous tuner was blind.

He turned around and yelled, "Honey! Our last piano tuner... was he blind? Or was he deaf?"

--Cy--
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Cy Shuster, RPT
www.shusterpiano.com
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Assistant Director, PTG Denver 2015 Technical Institute
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#2040046 - 02/27/13 09:02 AM Re: The Dambdest Thing a Customer Ever Said... [Re: Greg the Piano Tuner]
My Linh Offline
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Registered: 02/11/13
Posts: 8
Loc: Ho Chi Minh City
Lol, can;t stop laughing laugh

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