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X number of pianists can't be wrong. (Read 1393 times)

Offline _________

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X number of pianists can't be wrong.
« on: December 11, 2013, 04:25:58 AM »
They can indeed. I just wanted to point out that the website's advertisement (however many thousands of pianists--I don't recall the precise number--can't be wrong) is a false appeal to popularity. I realize this is perhaps not the most tactful way to go about one's first post, but there it is.

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #1 on: December 11, 2013, 04:28:55 AM »
How many underscores?

I see your underscores and raise you a bunch of '-'.

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Offline j_menz

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #2 on: December 11, 2013, 04:34:25 AM »
They can indeed.

No. In my experience X -1 pianists can be wrong, but not actually X.  ;)
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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #3 on: December 11, 2013, 05:46:30 AM »
How many underscores?

I see your underscores and raise you a bunch of '-'.

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There are nine underscores, and there is no real significance to that number (at least as far as I know).

Offline birba

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #4 on: December 11, 2013, 11:25:32 AM »
How do you pronounce this dude's ( or lady's) name?

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #5 on: December 11, 2013, 12:26:58 PM »
How do you pronounce this dude's ( or lady's) name?

That is the question.

Offline dima_ogorodnikov

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #6 on: December 11, 2013, 12:50:05 PM »
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No amount of how-to information is going to work if you have the wrong mindset, the wrong guiding philosophies. Avoid losers like the plague, and gather with and learn from winners only.

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #7 on: December 11, 2013, 01:03:15 PM »
Ah, so it's a trendy logical fallacy. The Elvis fan quote is actually used for demonstrative purposes in the Wiki on ad populum. All in good fun.

Offline dima_ogorodnikov

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #8 on: December 11, 2013, 01:13:59 PM »
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No amount of how-to information is going to work if you have the wrong mindset, the wrong guiding philosophies. Avoid losers like the plague, and gather with and learn from winners only.

Offline indianajo

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #9 on: December 11, 2013, 04:51:11 PM »
Elvis was a cover artist.  Blue Suede Shoes was by Carl Perkins, whom I heard singing it in 1956. 
Hound Dog was first sung by Ellie May Thornton. 
50 million Elvis fans are wrong.

? and the Mysterions, now that was an original handle.   

Offline Bob

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #10 on: December 12, 2013, 12:03:00 AM »
Where is that?  I'm assuming it's on PS here but I don't see it.
Favorite new teacher quote -- "You found the only possible wrong answer."

Offline senanserat

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #11 on: December 12, 2013, 12:54:31 AM »
No they can't we are a hive mind
"The thousand years of raindrops summoned by my song are my tears, the thunder that strikes the earth is my anger!"

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #12 on: December 12, 2013, 07:04:40 PM »
Where is that?  I'm assuming it's on PS here but I don't see it.
It was on the complementary conscription message before one registers.

Offline indianajo

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #13 on: December 17, 2013, 06:41:12 PM »
Where is that?  I'm assuming it's on PS here but I don't see it.
? had a hit rock and roll record, In rhe year 2525.  He wore a mask on stage at the performance on PBS-TV two years ago.  He may have thought he was the "wrong" ethnicity to have a hit R&R record, everybody knows what happened to Richie Valens and Freddie Fender.  I can sympathize, I'm mixed race (Cau + Native Am) and have looked too strange for most single women's taste.    
The Mysterions were the backup band. They just wore super-hero inspired costumes. 

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Re: X number of pianists can't be wrong.
«Reply #14 on: December 19, 2013, 07:20:07 PM »
There are nine underscores, and there is no real significance to that number (at least as far as I know).

In Chinese culture, nine is considered lucky because it sounds the same as 久, which means "long lasting".

In Japanese culture, nine is considered unlucky because it sounds similar to the word 苦, which means "pain".

In Greek Mythology, it takes nine days for anvil to fall from Heaven to Earth, and nine days to fall from Earth to Tartarus, part of the underworld.

It is also frequent in Dante's La Divine Commedia, used to denote the complete scale of structure (Nine Rings of Hell, nine sub-rings in the Seventh ring of Hell, nine layers in Purgatory, and nine spheres of Heaven).

How do you pronounce this dude's ( or lady's) name?

According to what I've found, it is skôr-skôr-skôr-skôr-skôr-skôr-skôr-skôr
Per novitatem, artium est renascatur.

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