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Google, Please, just give me links for the instrument I am searching for
I wish Google would pay attention.
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March 14, 2019 - 8:39 pm
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I love violin, I love my Rudoulf Doetsch, lost my instructor, but working on my own.

That said, I do have a love for cello, too. I actually have a cello teacher, who, so far, is really good.

Google, please beg when I am searching for information on a cello, I do not want links for a violin. Why or why are you not as good as you were before? I think you need a time out. The corner for you until I say you can come out. Take that Bing or whatever with you, oh and don’t forget about that foxy feller. Different corners for you each and no talking. 

Well, that felt good. yaaaa_gif

They call me, “Mellow Cello” 

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Easy now..  They might be listening..lol.  🙂

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@GregW OMGosh, is my Alexa connected to them?

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I hate when I am trying to look for something very specific. I guess there are ways to narrow things down, like using quotation marks, but I can never remember. 

BTW...I've often wondered if My Google Home is listening. Sometimes, without any prompting on my part, it will play a quiet 3-4 note tone or whistling pattern. 

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The syntax I use is: - "Rudoulf Doetsch" cello. You type the double inverted commas. They mean literal search.

There is official Google syntax.

Here's a link https://ahrefs.com/blog/google.....operators/

Looks like they recommend "-violin" but if you do that, it won't find violin shops that sell cellos, e.g. if I type the following line: -

"Rudoulf Doetsch" cello -violin -violins

I always wanted to be a juvenile delinquent but my parents wouldn't let me.

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Thanks for that tip @Gordon Shumway

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March 15, 2019 - 10:33 am
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Thanks for the link Gordon. Like it said, things changed. I am old school. I have been really specific in searching in a while and was still the old fashioned way. The “-“ is something I never used, not sure if it was there in the beginning when computers were still in the stone age. 

They call me, “Mellow Cello” 

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March 18, 2019 - 12:25 pm
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With brands such as Rudoulf Doetsch the available information is mostly what is made available via marketing. It's not made in one shop by one person and it's always possible for them to change the maker as well as the instruments.
What you read and learn from the violin will be very similar to what they present you for the cello. Since a string shop typically sells way more violins than cello, you'll find more information on their violins.

A product is created, the name is decided and the labels are created. That instrument can be make anywhere in the world but usually made in a country whose hourly pay will not increase the cost of that product to the point that sales will not be suffice to continue making that product. Typically China, who produce at least 80% of the worlds bowed stringed instruments today.
If the process is great and all aspects regarding making and adjusting the instruments, the results will be great as well.

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

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I did find something better than Google. Trying them. I discovered I did not like Rudoulf Doetsch cello. That was a surprise. Actually got the Jean Pierre Lupot. Love it. 

I guess nothing replaces actually trying them, if at all possible. Sadly, most often that is not possible. Online stores, like yours, with good customer service and appreciation, make that much easier and more satisfying. As I have said, before we expanded the violin store distance, it was going to be Fiddlershop. You were so close! 😁

They call me, “Mellow Cello” 

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