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A confession
« on: September 24, 2014, 03:14:20 PM »

I recently lost my Berry. It had a stop on the left hand side.  People would ask "What does that do?"
 
"Takes out the thirds..." I'd reply casually.

I have replaced this with a Microbot Pressed wood.  It has a similar stop.  It takes out the thirds.

After some 23 years of saying this it's time to confess...I haven't got a clue what this means.

Bless me brethren...(and sisters...)

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Re: A confession
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2014, 03:16:08 PM »

Join the club Baz :-\
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Re: A confession
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2014, 03:32:43 PM »

Makes the chords sound thin and horrible so you can play in keys you never use and a small proportion of people can tell you should be playing a minor not a major chord, if you play the chord long enough for them to notice it. Or something like that.

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Re: A confession
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2014, 03:33:21 PM »

It has more use in Ireland where it takes out da tirds ............
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Re: A confession
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2014, 03:41:57 PM »

Not, de tird?

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Re: A confession
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2014, 03:55:28 PM »

Jamaica?

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Re: A confession
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2014, 03:56:00 PM »

Makes the chords sound thin and horrible so you can play in keys you never use and a small proportion of people can tell you should be playing a minor not a major chord, if you play the chord long enough for them to notice it. Or something like that.

(Pauses for breath)

Yes it's not useful for anyone with limited musical ambitions.

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Re: A confession
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2014, 03:57:19 PM »

 ;D ;D
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Re: A confession
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2014, 04:20:19 PM »

Baz lost his Berry for good
Desperate and thinking he should
With advice from a friend,
The stop comprehend,
He got one on Mike's new pressed wood

(:)
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Re: A confession
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2014, 04:23:56 PM »

It has more use in Ireland where it takes out da tirds ............
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In China it takes out the Triads. :o
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Re: A confession
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2014, 04:31:37 PM »

Baz lost his Berry for good
Desperate and thinking he should
With advice from a friend,
The stop comprehend,
He got one on Mike's new pressed wood

(:)

Even ARRRRGH..er  ;D
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Re: A confession
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2014, 04:38:11 PM »

Jamaica?

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No, she went of her own A chord.....
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Re: A confession
« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2014, 04:52:35 PM »

Most of the musical punsters on here, should be in a banned.

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Re: A confession
« Reply #13 on: September 24, 2014, 04:54:59 PM »

Most of the musical punsters on here, should be in a banned.

John

Oh dear John, your spelling is bad surely you meant Band
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Re: A confession
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2014, 05:00:30 PM »

Useful in pit disasters, the third stop is the best way of preventing a flat minor.  :|glug
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Re: A confession
« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2014, 06:11:05 PM »

Ohhh how I love this site!!!
You're all stark staring bonkers!!!! :-\
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Re: A confession
« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2014, 07:06:23 PM »


No, she went of her own A chord.....

Ba-dum tish!

Thank goodness somebody took the bait.
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Re: A confession
« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2014, 10:09:07 PM »

No, she went by bus......

Oh, I thought we were playing 'swap the punch lines'....... >:E
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Re: A confession
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2014, 01:39:56 AM »

Ohhh how I love this site!!!
You're all stark staring bonkers!!!! :-\

Indeed !

But there are evenings when my meander through MelnetWorld completely restores my delusions of adequacy  :o

Now what was that song ??  something about taking over the asylum.......................
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Re: A confession
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2014, 09:31:34 AM »

I'm not! I'm merely bonkers.  :-X
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