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    mr-s
    Member

    Elinor that woman is really funny, what about advanced pianists? without black keys?

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    Fairy Reel
    Participant

    Wild! I hope I never run into that. Some people you just have to wonder about….

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    Cara Fleck
    Participant

    Personal favorites:

    1) While pulling the harp out of my car: “Is that a bed?”
    2) “Is that a piano?” I find this more unacceptable than any other

    #145756
    Mel Sandberg
    Participant

    Also on the topic of personal favourites, I have a few, but I don’t really think they are idiotic, that’s why I didn’t list them to begin with.

    #145757
    catherine-rogers
    Participant

    One asinine comment while with the harp (concert grand, covered, on cart) in a hotel elevator: “Is that a body?” I think the guy was drunk.
    Another time, also in an elevator, in a hospital: “Is that an x-ray machine?”

    #145758
    Evangeline Williams
    Participant

    Often if a parent is helping me load the harp, the flute question is directed to them (dont you wish your kid had played…).

    #145759
    holly-brennan
    Participant

    I’ve always thought that my harp looked like an oven mitt when covered, but it reminds me even more of a shark fin.

    When I leave church every Sunday with it on the dolly, I’m tempted to hum the jaws theme…maybe folks would get out of the way (side note: have you ever noticed that people seem to be oblivious to the fact that you are trying to move something bigger than them? They seem to flock to get in your way…)

    #145760
    catherine-rogers
    Participant

    Have you also noticed how those same people tend to walk backward into your path without looking because they are talking to someone else? And then complain when THEY bump into YOU!

    #145761
    janet-king
    Participant

    or how about (deviating a bit from the original post here…),

    #145762
    kreig-kitts
    Member

    Janet, alas that’s the way many of us were taught. We were taught that it is rude to go through a doorway before a lady, even if it might be easier to hold the door open from the other side. So now when holding doors from the “wrong” side, we lean through it rather than go through and hold it from the other side.

    #145763
    Sarah Mullen
    Participant

    I’m afraid we all get the “don’t you wish you played the flute” thing.

    #145764

    The one I used to get when I was working more in Music Therapy was “You know, King David played the harp and he was a Music Therapist too!”

    #145765
    janet-king
    Participant

    Well gaawlly, I’ve been waiting years to hear an explanation for that behavior!!

    #145766
    Mel Sandberg
    Participant

    “you are the most beautiful angelic sexy woman in the world”

    Hi Sarah, well this is one that I have certainly never heard myself……

    #145767
    Sarah Mullen
    Participant

    Hi Mel.

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