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#2159330 - 09/28/13 07:56 PM Good news, Bad news, I'm back!
thetandyman Offline
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Registered: 03/27/12
Posts: 445
Loc: Indiana
After one year, thanks to Frank, I have returned to Piano World. I missed you folks! I sold the Yamaha grand and now have a 4 string banjo. I'm active on Banjo world. My neighbors hate me! Only kidding. Hope you will welcome me back.
Best, Bill
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#2159331 - 09/28/13 07:59 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
Minnesota Marty Offline

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Registered: 05/15/12
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Loc: Rochester MN
Hey Bill - Welcome Back!

I didn't know where you went and I hoped you didn't use a club and find a spade.
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#2159340 - 09/28/13 08:19 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
Rickster Offline


Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 8589
Loc: Georgia, USA
Welcome back, Bill!

Once upon a time, the 4 string banjo was a very popular instrument, not only in folk music, but big-band and orchestra music.

I play the 5-string banjo a little.

Maybe you will get you another piano one of these days. smile

All the best!

Rick
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#2159343 - 09/28/13 08:29 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: Rickster]
thetandyman Offline
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Rick, I was only kidding. I still have the Yamaha G7. No banjos. I was so pleased that I haven't had to have it tuned in over a year. I have tuning equipment, but it has been very stable ever since I bought it. Very Happy! Missed you Buddy!
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#2159355 - 09/28/13 08:49 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
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Registered: 03/25/06
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Loc: Georgia, USA
Originally Posted By: thetandyman
Rick, I was only kidding. I still have the Yamaha G7. No banjos. I was so pleased that I haven't had to have it tuned in over a year. I have tuning equipment, but it has been very stable ever since I bought it. Very Happy! Missed you Buddy!

Sorry, Bill, I didn't realize you were kidding about getting rid of the piano and getting a 4 string banjo; I thought you only kidding about the part where your neighbors hated you. smile

Nice to have you back!

Rick
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#2159362 - 09/28/13 09:08 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
thetandyman Offline
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I'm so excited to be back on, I only wish I had something interesting to say, but I will be lurking at all times. This was my favorite website.
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#2159845 - 09/29/13 09:27 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
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Thetandyman,

Nice to see you back and I'm glad you still have your Yamaha. Had mine tuned and voiced 3 months ago and I'm still thrilled with sound and tone. Nothing quite as satisfying as a well-made, well-regulated, well-tuned, nicely voiced piano ready and waiting to be played and loved, no matter what the brand. A banjo would make a nice addition.
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#2159852 - 09/29/13 09:46 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: j&j]
thetandyman Offline
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I play it sparingly, but almost a bit nightly. I love the old joke about perfect pitch. That is when a banjo can be tossed into a dumpster from 20 feet!
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#2160237 - 09/30/13 10:29 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
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Registered: 04/10/10
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Loc: Wash. DC area
Originally Posted By: thetandyman
I play it sparingly, but almost a bit nightly. I love the old joke about perfect pitch. That is when a banjo can be tossed into a dumpster from 20 feet!


... and it lands right on the accordion.
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#2160312 - 10/01/13 04:47 AM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: jmcintyre]
Tweedpipe Offline
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Registered: 01/16/08
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Originally Posted By: jmcintyre
Originally Posted By: thetandyman
I play it sparingly, but almost a bit nightly. I love the old joke about perfect pitch. That is when a banjo can be tossed into a dumpster from 20 feet!


... and it lands right on the accordion.


....alongside the set of bagpipes!
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#2160575 - 10/01/13 07:01 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: Tweedpipe]
jmcintyre Offline
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Originally Posted By: Tweedpipe
Originally Posted By: jmcintyre
Originally Posted By: thetandyman
I play it sparingly, but almost a bit nightly. I love the old joke about perfect pitch. That is when a banjo can be tossed into a dumpster from 20 feet!


... and it lands right on the accordion.


....alongside the set of bagpipes!


Doesn't much matter which it lands on first, as long as it makes a hole in one. smile
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#2160903 - 10/02/13 04:07 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
rXd Online   happy
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Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 2017
During the trash collectors strike, I'm told of a man who wanted to get rid of a banjo so he put it in the back seat of his car and parked it with all the windows open on a main street and went for a walk round the block. When he got back there was another banjo on the seat next to his.
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#2160912 - 10/02/13 04:39 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: rXd]
Retsacnal Offline

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Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 824
Loc: Northern Virgina
Originally Posted By: rxd
During the trash collectors strike, I'm told of a man who wanted to get rid of a banjo so he put it in the back seat of his car and parked it with all the windows open on a main street and went for a walk round the block. When he got back there was another banjo on the seat next to his.
oh, man! I thought the punch line was gonna be that the car was gone but the banjo was still there... But the above is even better!

Disclaimer: I have nothing against the banjo, but love a good joke. smile
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#2161452 - 10/03/13 10:25 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
Gary Fowler Offline
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I can't seem to find Banjo World
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#2161464 - 10/03/13 10:39 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
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It is between Bandura World and Baryton World.
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#2161727 - 10/04/13 12:25 PM Re: Good news, Bad news, I'm back! [Re: thetandyman]
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Registered: 02/14/10
Posts: 3797
Welcome back!

Now what did you do if you didn't play banjo?

>I can't seem to find Banjo World

Maybe here http://www.banjohangout.org/forum/ laugh
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