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Old 2021-10-25, 02:05   #45
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Let someone else entertain you.

I'm on the side of the organ player.
Organ player?

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I am haunted by the question - why Uncwilly chose the violinist as his userpic.
(Strokes beard) I seeeee...
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And the character on the far left with the microphone


Thanks - you're doing a fine job entertaining me!
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Old 2021-10-25, 15:09   #46
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One idea is to duplicate (or nearly so) the avatar of another user (for example you).
Copying is a sign of adoration.
I do not mind.

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Organ player?
Yes, I mean organ grinder, hurdy-gurdy operator. I support his side and interests.

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Old 2021-10-25, 20:12   #47
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Yes, I mean organ grinder, hurdy-gurdy operator. I support his side and interests.
Your confounding a hurdy-gurdy with a barrel organ must be deliberate...
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Old 2021-10-25, 22:18   #48
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Your confounding a hurdy-gurdy with a barrel organ must be deliberate...
In essence, they both are the same thing.

Do you like the new Uncwilly's avatar?

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Old 2021-10-26, 01:52   #49
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Do you like the new Uncwilly's avatar?
I actually do. A lot...
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Old 2021-10-26, 02:31   #50
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I actually do. A lot...
Me too!
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Old 2021-10-26, 02:36   #51
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Do you like the new Uncwilly's avatar?
Yes!
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Old 2021-10-26, 16:46   #52
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A microphone in a 17th century painting seems unlikely.
Isn't it obvious? The microphone is an item of advanced technology provided to the troupe by a visitor from an alien civilization.
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A microphone in a 17th century painting seems unlikely.
Isn't it obvious? The microphone is an item of advanced technology provided to the troupe by a visitor from an alien civilization.
I'm sure it's obvious to someone. But that someone is not me.

But the truly impressive advanced technology is the barrel organ (an 18th Century invention, which looks sort of like a large crate standing on end on a dolly with large wheels), which in the painting is miniaturized and disguised to look exactly like a hurdy-gurdy!
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