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    After laughing, I wonder about the room label in...

    After laughing, I wonder about the room label in English and English only.
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    Now that I played the ad, finally, it is not...

    Now that I played the ad, finally, it is not something that is going to get me interested in a cruise. Like many ads there is some ambiguity in what is being sold and chopping up and editing the...
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    I thought it was a precautionary tale concerning...

    I thought it was a precautionary tale concerning weight loss pills.
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    Most of the Airplane rights are owned by Grace...

    Most of the Airplane rights are owned by Grace Slick and "longtime manager" Bill Thompson. Circa 2014 there was a push towards licensing some of the material.

    One source...
  5. Thanks. My offending pickup is also a Dean...

    Thanks. My offending pickup is also a Dean Markley with a similar design but a couple decades older. Maybe it's the frequency and/or care of installation? In any case I'll try and temper my...
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    Should we introduce her to Mrs. Fro.? I solved...

    Should we introduce her to Mrs. Fro.? I solved my bass problem by getting her a Guild. Now she has 5 and I only have six basses :-) Hour's drive. :-)
  7. They used to. I don't have the guitar anymore or...

    They used to. I don't have the guitar anymore or pics to prove it but the pickup is still in a box somewhere. I did a search and there are only a couple that I think might not have the same design...
  8. Darn. I should have figured out it was humor...

    Darn. I should have figured out it was humor when they got the name Johns Hopkins wrong.
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    Chord book. Something like this...

    Chord book.

    Something like this perhaps?
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    While hands one experience is the best way to...

    While hands one experience is the best way to make a decision may questions like these are driven by the fact that the buyer has to commit before playing and they are trying to improve the odds that...
  11. The study specifically calls out a "new, hand...

    The study specifically calls out a "new, hand built guitar". We need to know whether the study looked at newly manufactured instruments or merely instruments that were new to the buyer. We will...
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    Welcome. Online serial resources are notorious...

    Welcome. Online serial resources are notorious for being incomplete or wrong but they are correct often enough to be worth a shot. I'm not finding a CE prefix for anything other than a Mark series...
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    Guilty. What bothered me was the comment that...

    Guilty. What bothered me was the comment that suggested that this was a new tax as opposed to the government finally getting organized enough to collect an existing tax than no one paid. As for...
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    OK. You can certainly contact your state or...

    OK. You can certainly contact your state or local government to protest things like taxing shipping but don't expect anyone to care. You may thank me when I stay in your town and pay your local...
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    What insane internet tax? Are you referring to...

    What insane internet tax? Are you referring to the fact that all merchants are now collecting your local sales tax or something else?
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    Copy and paste problems are often an issue with a...

    Copy and paste problems are often an issue with a device. What hardware are you using and are you on the regular site or the mobile version?

    There are some behind the scenes tweaking going on and...
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    I actually did some research before I posted and...

    I actually did some research before I posted and a traditional classical neck is a little over 2" at the nut. My generalizations are always suspect but a fingerpicker is often using traditional...
  18. The person who installed the PU in my B50 (it was...

    The person who installed the PU in my B50 (it was installed when I bought it) stuck a piece of velcro on the inside at the neck block. The battery is in a cute little drawstring bag that has the...
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    The label at this...

    The label at this Reverb listing indicates the instrument was a "GAD" so it is roughly 8 years old and was made in China. I suspect comparison to a Westerly made Mark series might approach apples...
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    I switch back and forth. I think including the...

    I switch back and forth. I think including the hyphen is more "formal" and more inline with Guild's own usage in published materials. Given the idiosyncrasies we have seen with labels, including...
  21. You should ask for a check or cash for Christmas...

    You should ask for a check or cash for Christmas so you can make the purchase yourself.

    I understand about working on cars but not wood. I built/assembled/repaired computers and related...
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    To the extent that the legal status of cannabis...

    To the extent that the legal status of cannabis tends to be a political issue let us remember to self-moderate.

    Never smoked. Have a few friends who still do and I don't understand why. One of...
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    Two threads makes it easier to know which guitar...

    Two threads makes it easier to know which guitar is being talked about when people post without reading everything. But like you, I am lazy and I am unlikely to Moderate no matter which choice you...
  24. Get someone with the right accent and both...

    Get someone with the right accent and both phrases begin to sound the same. The "problem" didn't exist until someone had to write things down.

    Ignoring accents, in my youth the previous...
  25. Never heard "Mickey Mouse" used that way as a...

    Never heard "Mickey Mouse" used that way as a verb. As an adjective a "Mickey Mouse" solution was one that was not serious and it is pretty easy to get from there to substandard. Not serious pretty...
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