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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

I think you were speaking to myself and 2legs for a while at the meet, you were the one that made me giggle and turn bright red (or so you said). I just wanted to pop in and say how nice it was to meet you.

mini,mouse>


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hiya minimouse yep that was me!
Did you manage to get your stick back? 2Legs seemed rather envious of your rotating end.
(now there's a comment that should get the lurkers wondering smiley - winkeye)

It was great to meet you as well, glad you got back ok - heck of a journey and I was equivocating over one of only an hour and a half!


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

smiley - snork oh dear, its all coming back now! smiley - laugh yes luckily after the mix up 2legs put mine on the shelf thingy behind the seats.

minismiley - mouse


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

Its morning, I'm awake, and bored. You are online, prepare to be pestered.

minismiley - mouse


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no worries! How you doing? I take it you are now in full on 'nothing to do' mode till uni starts again?


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

Yep. And VERY bored. meh.

minismiley - mouse


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

I guess you are busy and at w*rk?

I have finally resorted to watching random TV, may try another attempt at restringing my guitar later.

minismiley - mouse


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well, at work yes. Busy, not so much smiley - winkeye

Just had my meeting with my manager on progress. 3 projects I work on all of which I have done everything I can and am waiting on other people to give me more work.

So sat here playing with some of them trying to learn new bits and posting on h2g2 plus reading blogs.

Overpaid and underworked me smiley - smiley

"I have finally resorted to watching random TV"
Noooo - not daytime telly, it'll turn your brain to mush!


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Post 9

minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

no daytime telly, Ug, I would rather watch Ceebeebies nah its some flavour of documentry. I did have scrapheap challenge on. Have decided I will restring my guitar. . . this may take a while!

minismiley - mouse


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Ah, scrapheap challenge, always fun!

Are you one of those who can tune a guitar by ear? When I used to (try,badly) to play I snapped more'n a few strings overtightening them!


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

Tun it, I have to put it back together first. I took the strings off a couple of weeks ago and it fell apart, which is making new strings rather difficult. But yes once I have the strings on i can tune it to itself by ear. Right now I wish Phil were here to help me put it together. I haven't even got one string on yet!

minismiley - mouse


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Post 12

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I dunno, you muso's I reckons you make it up as you go along as I can't tell the difference - I used a funky little frequency meter to tune mine.

Although - is it a leccy or acoustic? And what exactly do you mean by 'fell apart' - I've images of the neck hitting the deck as soon as you loosened the strings.


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

Its an acoustic, and a crappy one at that. When I say it fell apart the bridge and the bit above the bridge might have fallen off a bit. Its fine, just makes life interesting. You wouldnt know if theres a pair of pliers around anywhere around? The tuning heads are knackered too. It's just my practice guitar until I get better at playing or give up. I *was* going to get myself a new one for my birthday, but it didnt happen.

minismiley - mouse


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Ah, I see. The bridges are only lightly glued in aren't they? Bit of gaffer tape should sort it!

It sounds like a proper guitar that of the sort that probably no one else could play.

My old electric was a bit like that. Improved it a huge amount when I dismantled it and discovered it had been wired the wrong way around hence the odd noises everytime you touched the strings and effectively earthed the guitar! And I had to take it apart as I bought it off a punk who'd sprayed it metallic purple with green stripes - mmmmmm, lovely!


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off for lunch now, talk in a bit!


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

Yeah, the fact its lefthanded makes it hard for others to play. Gaffer tape! I was going to try PrittStick smiley - silly.

Enjoy your lunch. I think I may try and put a different string on, the bass string isn't co-operating.

mini<mouse.


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

A 2 hour lunchbreak? I have run out of strings to put on the guitar, may actually stick some prittstick under the bridge of the guitar, hmm once I have has some food!

minismiley - mouse


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ah, no, came back and had to pretend to work and then got distracted by an old thread I started that someone recently restarted!

Run out of strings? Had you not bought a new packet? Hmmm, prittstick won;t do much good - too weak. Try some wood glue.


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minichessemouse - Ahoy there me barnacle!

It is a whole pack of new strings yes, I Ran out as in I am done, the bass string still isnt on though as i cant get it to tighten, the rest are though. Wood glue, on a student budget? smiley - laugh Nah I will just leave it. If it falls off again i might stick it back on with something.

minismiley - mouse


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ah well, you'll just have to detune the other strings and play strange chord positions smiley - winkeye

So done owt else interesting today?


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