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post #1 of 45 (permalink) Old 09-24-2007, 12:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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"I lived in NY. I purchaced this on 9/11. This guitar has been through heck with me. I was running from the dust cloud and this guitar is very bulky and even with the handle, it is heavy. So I droped it. It is the guitar or me. A week later I find it in the same spot,and it didn't even have a scratch! The only thing that was wrong was that it had soot all over it. But I cleaned it and it looked brand new! When I told this story to my friends they didn't believe me. Now I live in Miami,Fl and now here is another story. I live in an apartment on the 36th floor with a balcony. I was playing it on the balcony,I left it outside while I got the phone,and my guitar fell out of the balcony and I pick it up later on the sidewalk and only 4 scratches. I had this for 8 years. It is pricey but worth it."

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Honestly, this wouldn't help me decide whether or not I would buy the guitar. I just don't know why someone posted this for a review.
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post #2 of 45 (permalink) Old 09-24-2007, 12:07 PM
 
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Re: The oddest review I've seen for a guitar -- a jem no less.

What I'd like to know is where he got the 2 extra years from.
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I can tell you now, if you dropped a guitar from a 36th floor balcony onto a hard floor it'd come away with a lot more than some scratches!

Sounds like a load of old rubbish to me. It also sounds like this guy should invest in a hard case.
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Re: The oddest review I've seen for a guitar -- a jem no less.

He also killed an attacking aligator with it, beating the giant reptile repeatedly over the head with it until it finally passed away. Once he pried his mangled leg out of the jaws of the giant beast, he noticed a single small scratch on the headstock of the Jem, that's it.
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So this guy was in a music store in downtown Manhatten while both towers of the World Trade Center were on fire? Buying a guitar? Some people are crazy. I wonder what he was buying when JFK was assassinated.
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So this guy was in a music store in downtown Manhatten while both towers of the World Trade Center were on fire? Buying a guitar? Some people are crazy. I wonder what he was buying when JFK was assassinated.

If I had to guess, and I do, I'd say a pair of heavily quilted left handed '59 Les Pauls in cherry sunburst.
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I like it how he says his 'friends' dont belive him about the whole story, maybe they should take the world wide web off the psychiatric ward.
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What I'd like to know is where he got the 2 extra years from.
haha yer.
2001 + 8 = 2009

maybe he has a time machine along with his bull**** machine
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I had that guitar once that fell off a roof and got all blowed up and stuff...2 weeks later it was still there and it's only got a scratch so i rock mad-skillz on it now...

uhh huh.
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I used mine to fend off a grizzly attack once.
Not really, but my RG550 was in an apartment that was on fire once. I gave the firemen no choice but to bring it out to me. Was pretty easy really, just looked em in the eye and explaned to em there wasnt a single one of them there that could stop "me" from going in to get it. They couldnt risk it, so they brought it out. Cost me though. There was also over $800 in my "then" girlfriends jewelry box on the dresser that mysteriously dissappeared.

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Going by his timeline he was probably buying an LNG when JFK was shot
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-----I cant resist.....

I bought my JEM during the London blitz... I was walking down Hackney high street one night when this "gerry" blitzkrieg hit....
luckily I used my 7V to shield me from the blast of the bombs and eventually rode it skateboard stylee on the shockwaves from the tank shells before clubbing many "gerry" to death with it....

funny thing is, I was so taken by the moment that I left it on the street only to return days later and find it still there and completely intact....
well, I must admit that there were a couple of edge dings by the output jack where I managed to hit "gerry" on his coal scuttle helmet.....

also, the old JEM makes a good substitute for my 14lb sledge when knocking down walls, luckily I had it on hand recently when I had lent my proper sledgehammer to a neighbour..... y'know what - I knocked out a 30 square metre wall - double skinned too ! in just under an hour with the trusty old JEM and gosh and darnit - wouldnt ya know the damn thing went out of tune on the high E by about 10 cents.... do you think I should get it looked at ?

EDIT - BTW - thanks for teh comedy Nordhauser - I know its a quote etc.... I wonder who the hell stevevaiuniverse is ?

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Chapstick will soon sort that out J

Good as new
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No problem.
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Haha, you guys are making me piss myself!
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