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#2035699 - 02/19/13 07:56 AM For the Chopin nuts
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#2035701 - 02/19/13 07:57 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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...use a large knife, or bash with a rolling pin inside a freezer bag smile

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#2035702 - 02/19/13 07:59 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: debrucey]
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Originally Posted By: debrucey
...use a large knife, or bash with a rolling pin inside a freezer bag smile


Sounds like relationship advice from Oscar Pistorius ...

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#2035704 - 02/19/13 08:05 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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Ooooh, topical :P

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#2035823 - 02/19/13 11:51 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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Thanks, although I think it'll take some time for me to get the knife and rolling pin thing....

Bruce, I think you're a little ahead of me. grin

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#2035830 - 02/19/13 12:07 PM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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Think of what the thread title might sound like if pronounced phonetically

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#2035850 - 02/19/13 12:44 PM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: debrucey]
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Originally Posted By: debrucey
Think of what the thread title might sound like if pronounced phonetically

Oh OK. ha

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#2035931 - 02/19/13 03:25 PM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: debrucey]
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Originally Posted By: debrucey
Think of what the thread title might sound like if pronounced phonetically


How else would it be pronounced?
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#2035935 - 02/19/13 03:35 PM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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#2036034 - 02/19/13 06:09 PM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: BruceD]
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Originally Posted By: BruceD
How else would it be pronounced?

Apparently some people think it looks like "choppin'." grin

I see it so unavoidably for what it is that I just about never get stuff like that. I guess you likewise. smile

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#2036159 - 02/19/13 11:39 PM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: BruceD]
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Originally Posted By: BruceD
Originally Posted By: debrucey
Think of what the thread title might sound like if pronounced phonetically


How else would it be pronounced?


laugh Nothing gets past you!
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#2036171 - 02/20/13 12:17 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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Originally Posted By: Damon
Originally Posted By: BruceD
Originally Posted By: debrucey
Think of what the thread title might sound like if pronounced phonetically


How else would it be pronounced?


laugh Nothing gets past you!


Yeah, he once corrected a mere typo of mine, teaching me the difference between 'scherzo' and 'scherzi'. 'O' and 'i' are side by side on the keyboard. I wonder why he couldn't catch that. (lol)

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#2036173 - 02/20/13 12:28 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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Thanks for the link! I'll post it on the Chopin thread. Looks like it will have plenty of solid food for discussion, not to mention typos etc. with which to quibble.

It never ceases to amaze me how much effort people put into writing about Chopin as well as other composers. I appreciate it.

Elene

P.S. I recommend a small food processor driven by pulling a string. Got one at Christmas and I'm very happy with it.
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#2036176 - 02/20/13 12:41 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Elene]
Mark_C Offline
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Originally Posted By: Elene
Thanks for the link! I'll post it on the Chopin thread....

Cool -- it can use a new post. ha

BTW, if it ever threatened to die, I wouldn't let it. I know that you wouldn't either. smile

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#2036178 - 02/20/13 12:49 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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Nice! smile

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#2036179 - 02/20/13 12:49 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
Originally Posted By: Elene
Thanks for the link! I'll post it on the Chopin thread....

Cool -- it can use a new post. ha

BTW, if it ever threatened to die, I wouldn't let it. I know that you wouldn't either. smile


I often wonder why that sub-forum even exists. Chopin gets more talk here on the Pianist's Corner than over in his on sub-forum.

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#2036184 - 02/20/13 12:58 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: JoelW]
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Originally Posted By: JoelW
....Chopin gets more talk here on the Pianist's Corner than over in his on sub-forum.

It was not always so!

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I often wonder why that sub-forum even exists.

Well, why does anything exist? In fact, are you sure that the world really exists? grin

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#2036320 - 02/20/13 09:55 AM Re: For the Chopin nuts [Re: Damon]
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Fred's birthday is coming up - hope we can celebrate with some thoughtful ruminations on his oeuvre here...

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