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Appreciate all who have participated, but need morepie_in_the_face-2223 help here!  Nobody else has anything pertaining to your string instruments you find personally funny?

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GregW - thanks_much_smiley_gif I couldn't stop laughing & it's not like I haven't seen a ton of funny animal videos!  My Better Half didn't think it was funny at all, but he's got a pretty dry sense of humor. 

I'm so twisted I sent it to all my friends...

 

To everyone else who's participated - I've really enjoyed your humor, too!

 

- Emily

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I have to say in this thread I’m probably that guy who laughs when everyone else stopped already. Because I don’t know all the English words I sometimes need just a little more time to think about the jokes.

Anyway, I like a lot of these kind of jokes as below. This wouldn't even work in my own language.

 

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I was once the triangle player in a reggae band.

I used to sit at the back an' ting.

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The orchestra I played triangle in was a real hassle, it was just one ting after another.

 

I made my old watch into a belt buckle.

total waist of time.

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Why should a banana skin on the street remind you of music ?

If you don't see sharp, you'll be flat.

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Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)

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Ilona, MrYikes & BillyG - Thank you so much!Laughing So Hard SmileyGordon Shumway - Am I missing a deeper pun/slang?  Like Reggae + ting = something to do with the grapefruit soda "Ting"?...

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ELCB said
Ilona, MrYikes & BillyG - Thank you so much!Laughing So Hard SmileyGordon Shumway - Am I missing a deeper pun/slang?  Like Reggae + ting = something to do with the grapefruit soda "Ting"?...

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sayyyywhhaaa??!!  lol

joy is when the double bass shows up.  always makes the jam groovey.. 🙂

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GregW - Thank you for setting me straight!

I've probably offended violinists, violists and cellists.

I didn't want the Double Bass to be left out.Hmm Thinking Here Smiley

Kind of funny I haven't found anything that pokes fun at a 5-string violin or a 5-string viola...

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"an ting" is patois for "and things like that" or "and other stuff".

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In the chemistry class -

Teach: "So, class, what in your opinion is the closest thing to silver ?"

Student 1 : "Sir, although a precious metal, compared to others, like gold or palladium, it's relatively cheap - so - I don't really know, (pause...) I don't suppose they're close at all sir."

Student 2: "Sir, sir" ( snapping fingers )

Teach: "Yes?"

Student 2: "It has to be palladium or cadmium, from our knowledge of the periodic table.  (pauses...) Sir, actually I think it might be copper and gold because they both have a single electron in the outer shell, making them good conductors of electricity, and for the same reason have high thermal conductivity as well sir."

Teach:  Very good, very good both of you, but, the nearest thing to silver is

The Lone Ranger's backside

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Gordon Shumway - That makes so much more sense - thank you.  Great pun!

BillyG -Girl Laughing Hard SmileyMy father had a 78 of the William Tell Overture - used to kill me to have to wait for the last half!  He was fond of the radio serials originating on WXYZ (Detroit) - "The Lone Ranger & The Green Hornet".

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LOL. I like that one.

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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 I just found the perfect Musical Score for our next project!

...I'm not serious.

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Maybe not, but it's cool just the same. 🙂

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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@ELCB and others.  True story.  For many years, I did early morning weekend announcing for a college fm radio station.  I did not know anything about the William Tell Overture so I tried a few moment samplings off mike and thought it acceptable for the audience of early risers (our station had thousands of classical mono LP’s, likely obtained as a tax write off with the advent of popular stereo record players).  

Boy was I surprised during the “Lone Ranger” segment.  

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.         —Frank Zappa

It is unpleasant to be thought so uncleverly unclean and capable of poisoning a whole city.—Sir Walter Scott

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Irv -Laughing So Hard Smiley Yep, just like reveille!Smiley And Electricity Smiley

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Reveille, you say?

One of the long-standing undergrad traditions at Caltech, my undergrad alma mater, is the playing of Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries as a 7am wake-up call every morning of finals week. Almost everyone blasts it at full volume throughout the undergrad houses. It was necessary because so many of us were notorious night owls.

Accordingly, a very closely related tradition at Caltech is: there are only two acceptable times to play the Ride of the Valkyries. One is 7am during finals week, the other is when marathoning the entire Ring Cycle. Play the Ride any other time, and you are extremely likely to be thrown into the nearest body of water or, if no pond or swimming pool is convenient, into a shower fully clothed.

And the association sticks for a long time. During the Apollo moon missions, in the absence of Earth's day/night cycle, NASA played music over the radio to wake the astronauts each day. When Caltech alumnus Harrison Schmitt was on the Apollo 17 mission, some fellow alum at Mission Control decided to slip the Ride into the lineup of wake-up music as a practical joke. Reportedly Schmitt woke up in a panic the day it was played, his heart rate and blood pressure shooting through the roof.

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