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#2031307 - 02/11/13 04:37 PM As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:)
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#2031330 - 02/11/13 04:51 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
beet31425 Online   content
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I call fake, with OP in his teens.

And I want my 5 minutes back!!


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#2031338 - 02/11/13 04:54 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread.. [Re: Mark_C]
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What a waste of time.

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#2031340 - 02/11/13 04:55 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: beet31425]
Mark_C Offline
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Originally Posted By: beet31425
....I want my 5 minutes back!!

That was pretty fast work!
I spent a little more (y'know, like watching a car wreck) and I'm not sure what's going on, but it doesn't matter.
BTW if it's all fake, he's not awful at creative writing. grin

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#2031364 - 02/11/13 05:10 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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Take a look at some of the other topics he has started... be quick, they won't be there long!
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#2031372 - 02/11/13 05:14 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
Mark... Offline
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He also posts under at least 2 other names, so watch for it... smile

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#2031378 - 02/11/13 05:19 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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Rocket man is banned...next up Tyrone...

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#2031443 - 02/11/13 07:34 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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This guy is HILARIOUS!!!

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#2032565 - 02/13/13 04:28 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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It says Access Denied when I click on the link... I guess the thread has been deleted?
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#2032657 - 02/13/13 07:26 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Originally Posted By: ChopinAddict
It says Access Denied when I click on the link... I guess the thread has been deleted?
For me too.
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#2032690 - 02/13/13 08:07 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Yes, deleted -- very soon after this "public service."
I assume the events were unrelated. grin

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#2032706 - 02/13/13 08:34 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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Anyone want to share what was it regarding?
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#2032707 - 02/13/13 08:38 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
JoelW Offline
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Uhh, you just had to have seen it haha...

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#2032710 - 02/13/13 08:43 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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At least a hint?
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#2032714 - 02/13/13 08:47 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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I'm very curious now.

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#2032772 - 02/13/13 11:09 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: ju5t1n-h]
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OK, an attempted Cliff's Notes.
Or actually more like Cliff's Notes OF the Cliff's Notes ha since I didn't really read it, just sort of flashed through it.

In fact, let me try an imagined children's book version. Imagine each sentence on its own page, with some stupid illustration. grin

A guy bought a piano for $110.
He got congratulated for it.
His brother-in-law (wife's brother) broke his foot.
People asked if it happened while the guy was helping move the piano.
Yes.
The OP's wife had some issue about the piano or something.
The brother-in-law came onto the thread too.
Both guys agreed that the wife had issues (you have to make air quotes with your hands while saying issues).
The original guy went for some piano lessons or something with a woman named Kathy.
For some reason (probably good ones) people started doubting the whole story.
The guys posted an X-ray of a broken foot.
Somehow it came out that the guys were black, which didn't matter except that the OP got his ass kicked a little for seeming not to like Mexicans.
The guys started fighting with each other about how much of a bitch or slut the wife was or wasn't.
The OP said he was leaving his wife and moving in with Kathy.
People kept doubting the whole story.
People thought the two guys were the same guy.
The vocabulary that was being used throughout was extremely colorful (no racial entendre intended, but air quotes needed around "colorful").
People kept expecting the thread to get closed but it didn't.
Then it did.
The end. smile

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#2032784 - 02/13/13 11:34 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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Well done, Mark. Haha.

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#2032811 - 02/14/13 12:32 AM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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ha
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#2032915 - 02/14/13 09:41 AM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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Glad I skipped that one, I lost interest early on when my BS meter pegged out.smokin
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#2032938 - 02/14/13 10:31 AM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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This thread is far sillier than the thread(s) it discusses or objects to. Why not just notify the moderator if one objects to a thread?

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#2032990 - 02/14/13 11:35 AM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: pianoloverus]
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Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
This thread is far sillier than the thread(s) it discusses or objects to. Why not just notify the moderator if one objects to a thread?

Because sometimes the point is just to have fun.


-J
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#2032997 - 02/14/13 11:47 AM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: pianoloverus]
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Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
This thread is far sillier than the thread(s) it discusses or objects to. Why not just notify the moderator if one objects to a thread?

Again, you misunderstood something. smile

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#2033007 - 02/14/13 12:04 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: pianoloverus]
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Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
This thread is far sillier than the thread(s) it discusses or objects to. Why not just notify the moderator if one objects to a thread?

Why notify the moderator about any thread? Are we in romper room? Maybe you should replace your mouse if it won't let you select a thread more to your liking.

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#2033027 - 02/14/13 12:35 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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I thought the funny part was the goof ball was restraining himself during the early part of his story, but once the thread was closed he went off the deep end and committed Piano World suicide... smile

I wouldn't be surprised to see his other persona Tyrone in the future...

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#2033029 - 02/14/13 12:36 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Mark_C]
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I don't understand why Mark even brought it up.
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#2033195 - 02/14/13 05:41 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thre [Re: gooddog]
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Originally Posted By: gooddog
I don't understand why Mark even brought it up.
I guess he thought the thread was funny. (I didn't - and my BS meter went off very early.)
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#2033224 - 02/14/13 06:32 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thread:) [Re: Old Man]
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Originally Posted By: Old Man
Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
This thread is far sillier than the thread(s) it discusses or objects to. Why not just notify the moderator if one objects to a thread?

Why notify the moderator about any thread? Are we in romper room?
I'd say starting this thread is the equivalent of romper room. I think notifying the moderator if a thread is inappropriate is the by far the most reasonable thing to do. But starting a thread about the inappropriateness of another thread is silly. In fact, I can't remember this ever being done before.

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#2033228 - 02/14/13 06:36 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thre [Re: currawong]
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Originally Posted By: currawong
I guess he thought the thread was funny....

Actually more than that.
But it certainly wasn't "inappropriateness." I wouldn't do a thread to draw attention to that. It amuses me (truly) that someone (not you!) would have assumed it was that, and run with it.

People need to know their limitations. grin

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#2033263 - 02/14/13 07:41 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thre [Re: Mark_C]
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You forgot to mention the graphic hip X-Ray. I was following the thread at the time, throwing in an occasional comment, and waiting to see when it would be locked.

Is the thread still viewable or has it been pulled because of the (air quote) broken hip?
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#2033397 - 02/14/13 10:08 PM Re: As a public service, I alert PC to this Piano Forum thre [Re: Minnesota Marty]
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Originally Posted By: Minnesota Marty
You forgot to mention the graphic hip X-Ray.....

I missed that. I guess I didn't spend enough time on the thread. ha

Quote:
....pulled because of the (air quote) broken hip?

I think it was pulled for [air quote] every imaginable reason. smile

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