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#2111693 - 07/02/13 04:21 PM The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club
Steve Cohen Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 10523
Loc: Maryland/DC/No. VA
This is my 9,996th post on Piano World. 99.9% of which have been on the Piano Forum. In a few posts I will become the 11th person to have 10,000 posts. Seeing this as a milestone I have been reflecting on my life in the industry. Fortunately, I won't go into detail on that here!!!

However, in summary, I've had, and continue to have a great life and career. I started in my father's shop at age 7 and still am active at the store, as an industry consultant and as a Contributing Editor and consultant to Piano Buyer. The piano industry is a fascinating industry, particularly from the inside. Regularly conversing with the owners or upper management of virtually every major manufacturer as well as many, many piano retailers, technicians and other industry pros has enriched my life...as has my many encounters here at the Piano Forum.

Thank you all!

And a special thanks to Larry Fine, a great author and a wonderful person.

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Since 1937.

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#2111698 - 07/02/13 04:22 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
shaolin95 Offline
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Registered: 10/12/11
Posts: 476
That is pretty awesome...I think I have a long way ahead of me to become part of that club! laugh
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#2111765 - 07/02/13 06:42 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
Rickster Offline


Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 8583
Loc: Georgia, USA
Congratulations, Steve!

You are certainly one of the industry icons here on Piano World! We appreciate your valuable contributions to the forum, past present and future! smile

Rick
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#2111773 - 07/02/13 06:56 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
pianoloverus Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 19593
Loc: New York City
Is 10,000 a lot of posts??


Edited by pianoloverus (07/02/13 06:56 PM)

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#2111779 - 07/02/13 07:05 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
Piano*Dad Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 10407
Loc: Williamsburg, VA
Quote:
Is 10,000 a lot of posts??


Hah!

Congrats, Steve. I'll be joining you at some point. smile
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#2111824 - 07/02/13 08:43 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
master88er Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/15/07
Posts: 881
Loc: San Francisco Bay Area
Gee, I guess I haven't hit that +1 enough grin

Congrats Steve, now go sell something.
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#2111825 - 07/02/13 08:44 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: master88er]
Steve Cohen Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 10523
Loc: Maryland/DC/No. VA
Originally Posted By: master88er
Gee, I guess I haven't hit that +1 enough grin

Congrats Steve, now go sell something.


If a real shopper came in I'd think it was a mirage!
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Consultant & Contributing Editor - Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer

Jasons Music
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Since 1937.

www.jasonsmusic.com
My postings, unless stated otherwise, are my personal opinions, not those of my clients.

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#2111827 - 07/02/13 08:54 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
jdw Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/04/11
Posts: 1019
Loc: Philadelphia, PA
10,000 posts--is that anything like 10,000 hours for mastery of piano?... or maybe not.

Congrats anyway.
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#2111866 - 07/02/13 11:01 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
Mark... Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/27/06
Posts: 4381
Loc: Jersey Shore
And you don't even play as I understand...

Is that true?

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#2111869 - 07/02/13 11:03 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
Mark... Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/27/06
Posts: 4381
Loc: Jersey Shore
He's hanging on that 9999...lol

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#2111876 - 07/02/13 11:22 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
Minnesota Marty Offline

Platinum Supporter until October 5 2014


Registered: 05/15/12
Posts: 7439
Loc: Rochester MN
Steve just needs some time to arrange for the heralding trumpets.
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#2111878 - 07/02/13 11:23 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: Steve Cohen]
BDB Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/03
Posts: 21825
Loc: Oakland
Anyone with that many posts seriously needs to get a life!
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#2111901 - 07/02/13 11:53 PM Re: The 11th Member of the 10,000 Post Club [Re: BDB]
Minnesota Marty Offline

Platinum Supporter until October 5 2014


Registered: 05/15/12
Posts: 7439
Loc: Rochester MN
Originally Posted By: BDB
Anyone with that many posts seriously needs to get a life!

(Tee-Hee-Hee)
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It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.

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