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    Re: Parrot Party

    Thanks for the update on your mic situation. It still stinks that you suffered that loss, but the way they are being replaced is heartwarming - with a story to boot. I've suffered a loss this way...
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    Re: Lucille Ball plays tenor guitar

    Oh, absolutely! But a charming bit of frivolity, nonetheless. :))
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    Re: Lucille Ball plays tenor guitar

    And tenor banjo. ;) But Lucie Arnaz is the real star of the show here. Oodles of energy!
  4. Re: Ultimate Vintage Snakeheadedness and Chocolatey Goodness

    I'm not 100% sure, but I think "chocolatey goodness" refers to the appearance, not the aroma. But it could be, something that yummy-looking could smell that yummy too. The way some things improve and...
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    Re: Parrot Party

    What a beauty! Front and back. It would be a thrill to be a fly on the wall at this party! :mandosmiley: Wish it were broadcast. Think I'll wear one of my parrot shirts. ;)

    And this on the heels...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    So, is this a reverse reverse? Does that make it a forward again? :confused: Or is it the real Jimi Hendrix mandolin? :cool: As opposed to ...

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    (He would have turned 80 yesterday. Still...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    Thanks, guys! Good old MC Hive Mind - a resource like no other.

    I can't quite see from the photo of the Unicorn & Mustang, whether there's a gap in the body scroll to permit threading a string or...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    To be clear - which in retrospect, I see I was not - it's not my definition. It's a consensus definition compiled from several on-line dictionaries. That is, in an attempt to settle something that...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    Thanks for the clarification after the fact. Grazie, amico.



    Oh well. I tried. Note to self: Maybe ease off on the coffee a bit ... ~o) ;) :whistling:

    This does give me the opportunity to...
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    Re: coolest shirt I ever had

    I did a www google, did not access through the Mandolin Café. Lots of similar results to what you displayed, but didn't see a MC attrbution. I repeat - Sorry! :redface:

    Going to my corner, now ...
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    Re: coolest shirt I ever had

    Oops! Sorry for causing any ruckus.:redface: My point was that the image was easy to find via google. Though oddly, the original (Mandolin Café) didn't show up. That seems odd. :confused: At both of...
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    Re: coolest shirt I ever had

    Not a big deal. Me, I just about always do my research first and then come here if I get stumped. Quite a hive mind here. :cool:

    Might not hurt to get started on the artwork and sort out the...
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    Re: coolest shirt I ever had

    Hey! Don't you guys know about google? This took less than a minute. I just googled "evolution of mandolin," then selected "images."

    Y'all can take it from here. And yes, someone should at least...
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    Re: mandolins on television

    The wiki page on the evil doctor has a list of all ten episodes featuring him. Recognize any of them?

    "The Night the Wizard Shook the Earth" – Episode #3
    "The Night That Terror Stalked the Town"...
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    My word, that is drop dead gorgeous! (As they used to say, back in her day.) I hope she grows to sound as good as she looks. Now, I know it's a bit unseemly to ask a lady's age (and she clearly is a...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    It started being about a Regal mandolin with a reverse-oriented (in the Gibson-and-similar-design universe) scroll, and a dovetail joint that is perhaps more interesting but has been overlooked,...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    The cultural reference that introduced the stuff to the rest of the world. No recommendation, no condemnation, no judgment - just acknowledgement of its existence, with a soupçon of name recognition...
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    Re: Sleep with One Eye Open

    I'm a bit confused here. I don't understand why this was posted to begin with, as the original post dates to March 2011, so this doesn't appear as part of the "On This Day" function. And then the...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    I know what you mean. Pillsbury, I believe, and still around. But I think brunello was talking about food in a squeeze tube. I've seen mayo, wasabi, and other things packaged that way. But other than...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    Thanks for pointing that out. Overlooked it. But it's in the opposite direction! :disbelief: As is the headstock scroll. :confused:

    In the Gibson style, main scroll and headstock scroll are in the...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    Whoa, now, hold on, there. You're making some assumptions, and I believe they are not grounded in fact.

    I am not aware of the US or any other country being "engaged in a tubular food race with...
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    Re: Thats a suprise Regal Reverse Scroll

    :crying: :)) :crying: :)) :crying: :)) :crying: :)) :crying:
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    Re: Thats a suprise

    So does that mean that this cinnamon bun has a reverse scroll? Or is that spiral formation considered correct? Then wouldn't that make the Regal method correct and the Gibson F-style scroll reverse?...
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    When in doubt, do this. Words to live by. Worth repeating ...



    That oughta do. ;)

    Though perhaps the problem is, which path to take in order to have fun. One could argue either way you go...
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    I used to struggle with this myself. Should I bring my 100-year-old Gibson that sounds really good but risk worrying about damaging it, or bring my beater that will survive just about anything and...
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