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Post 10181

Dmitri Gheorgheni

smiley - laugh I remember that one. They couldn't get Isaac Newton to play himself. He probably asked for too much money.


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Post 10182

Caiman raptor elk - Infinity lies outside the box

I thought they just couldn't get the right kind of gravitational apple.


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Post 10183

Cheerful Dragon

I know it doesn't count as appearing as "Himself", but comedian Joe Piscopo (a regular on Saturday Night Live for several years) appeared in ST:TNG episode The Outrageous Okona. He was credited as The Comic, a part that was effectively playing himself.


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Post 10184

Dmitri Gheorgheni

Ba-dump-bum! smiley - laugh


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Post 10185

Caiman raptor elk - Infinity lies outside the box

Getting back to Newton and friends: Why can't pie be infinite instead of pi?


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Post 10186

Cheerful Dragon

If pie was infinite, you'd never be able to ask, "Who ate all the pies?"smiley - tongueoutsmiley - winkeye


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Post 10187

Caiman raptor elk - Infinity lies outside the box

You probably wouldn't be able to ask anything, due to being stuck in infinite pie.


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Post 10188

The Left Reverend Doktor Baron Grim

The piano that Freddie Mercury used to record Bohemian Rhapsody was the same piano Paul McCartney used to record Hey Jude.


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Post 10189

Icy North

Yeah, the Trident Piano was just one of this perfectly tuned instruments, and recording artists from around the world would book it.

The list of songs is very long, but includes these:

http://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/a-piano-superstar-tridents-bechstein-grand.220503/

If you see ‘Trident Studios’ on a record sleeve, they went there for the piano.


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