Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
117 registered (bennevis, Alexander Borro, 37 invisible), 1337 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Topic Options
#2085196 - 05/19/13 12:51 PM Funny/unusual text messages from customers
S. Phillips Offline
Full Member

Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 394
Loc: Forte Farm, Lexington, KY
The auto correction feature and lots of students who aren't familiar with english have created an endless source of amusement for me in the form of bizarre text messages concerning their instruments.

Here are two:

Please removes the leads from both pianos for the concert.

The F sharp threesome in room 1719 is sticking.

Just thought I'd share. Have any of you received similar requests?


Edited by S. Phillips (05/19/13 01:01 PM)
_________________________
Sally Phillips
Piano Technician
One can always find something to improve.
2 Steinway Os, Steinway B & C
Phillips Piano Tech
Acoustic Piano Technical Consultant - Acoustic and Digital Piano Buyer
New Federal and State Ivory Regulations and Pianos
http://www.pianobuyer.com/articles/ivory.html

Top
(ad 568) PTG Grand Action Regulation in 37 Steps
PTG Grand Action Regulation in 37 Steps
#2085300 - 05/19/13 03:59 PM Re: Funny/unusual text messages from customers [Re: S. Phillips]
beethoven986 Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 3462
You're brave. I would never make my number available to students at an institution!
_________________________
B.Mus. Piano Performance 2009
M.Mus. Piano Performance & Literature 2011
PTG Associate Member
Certified Dampp-Chaser installer

Top
#2085320 - 05/19/13 04:35 PM Re: Funny/unusual text messages from customers [Re: S. Phillips]
S. Phillips Offline
Full Member

Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 394
Loc: Forte Farm, Lexington, KY
I don't mind. It saves countless admin hours and I get the message immediately. I can't tell you how many times I get an email from admin telling me about a problem that I could have corrected while I was on site just hours before. I don't have the time to check every piano every day and the speed of the text just beats every other possibility. Also, even though it's not my problem when things get changed at the last minute, I try to accommodate them if I'm there anyway. I love the students and really enjoy working with them.
_________________________
Sally Phillips
Piano Technician
One can always find something to improve.
2 Steinway Os, Steinway B & C
Phillips Piano Tech
Acoustic Piano Technical Consultant - Acoustic and Digital Piano Buyer
New Federal and State Ivory Regulations and Pianos
http://www.pianobuyer.com/articles/ivory.html

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ad) Teaching Music To Children
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Upright composite wippens/stickers?
by mellowmeyer
08/01/15 04:40 PM
Buying a piano "out of town"
by nancyde
08/01/15 04:19 PM
At long last! My new grand piano...
by williambonard
08/01/15 03:23 PM
Baldwin Piano
by gracegren
08/01/15 03:22 PM
Please identify this music!
by WildHorseMan
08/01/15 02:08 PM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
80,214 Registered Members
44 Forums
165,915 Topics
2,431,947 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission