[OT - I remembered this time]: here we go

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Thu May 9 15:20:01 EDT 2013

That's a very clever piece of prose Mark!  Did you write it?

Sometimes the funniest stories are the true ones.  This actually happened
to me at a gig a while back.

We finished playing our first set and were out in the audience chatting to
people.  A young girl of about 8 or 9 years old came up to us and announced
that she played the xylophone.  We all encouraged to her to keep learning
to play and I, semi-jokingly, said she should come up and play something
with us in the second half of the show. Very shyly, she said she didn't
think that would be a good idea because she didn't play very well yet.
 Trying to be encouraging, I said I would give her my phone number so she
could call me in about 10 years when she was really good, then she could
play with us.  She innocently looked me straight in the eye and said "I
don't think so, you'll be dead by then"!!!!

That was about 9 years and 8 months ago so I gotta rush off now and finish
all my LC projects before the fateful day!

lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>

On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 6:12 PM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net> wrote:

> Pete-
> LOL. That's the best story I've heard in a while.
> Here's one more before I leave this thread (probably for musicians
> only):
> C, E-flat, and G go into a bar. The bartender says, "Sorry, but we
> don't serve minors." So E-flat leaves, and C and G have an open fifth
> between them. After a few drinks, the fifth is diminished, and G is
> out flat. F comes in and tries to augment the situation, but is not
> sharp enough. D comes in and heads for the bathroom, saying, "Excuse
> me; I'll just be a second." Then A comes in, but the bartender is not
> convinced that this relative of C is not a minor. Then the bartender
> notices B-flat hiding at the end of the bar and says, "Get out! You're
> the seventh minor I've found in this bar tonight." E-flat comes back
> the next night in a three-piece suit with nicely shined shoes. The
> bartender says, "You're looking sharp tonight. Come on in, this could
> be a major development." Sure enough, E-flat soon takes off his suit
> and everything else, and is au natural. Eventually C sobers up and
> realizes in horror that he's under a rest. C is brought to trial,
> found guilty of contributing to the diminution of a minor, and is
> sentenced to 10 years of D.S. without Coda at an upscale correctional
> facility.
> --
> -Mark Wieder
>  mwieder at ahsoftware.net
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