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Can't like videos and thumbnails not displaying

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Rearick Aug 25, 2020. 8 Replies

Starting yesterday, CBN is no longer displaying Thumbnails on videos. Also, I cannot like/unlike videos for a while now. The like button works on photos but not videos.I logged out, deleted all…Continue

The site is bonkers this morning

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 27, 2020. 17 Replies

It's not allowing me to like videos and I can't edit videos after I upload them (the edit menu has disappeared). Also, whenever I post a comment, it refreshes the whole page instead of just adding…Continue

2019 Huntsville CBG Festival???

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barking Dog Arts May 14, 2019. 27 Replies

I was thinking about going to Hunstville this year for the CBG fest but I can't find any information about it online. I know it typically happens in late May or early June so I figured it would be…Continue

The new photos widget is driving me nuts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jan 10, 2020. 22 Replies

NOTE: this thread is not about uploading. It's about the way photos are displaying on our profile pages.It looks like the my photos widget (displays photos on our profiles) was updated recently. Its…Continue

 

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COMING IN MARCH... The 1st Texas Triangle Builders Swap

Posted on February 1, 2021 at 2:30pm 4 Comments

Hey guys. This is just a little teaser for an upcoming builders swap. I'm collaborating with 2 other…

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Saying Goodbye to 3 Great Performers

Posted on April 10, 2020 at 8:00am 1 Comment

During this pandemic that's got us all locked in our houses, the music world has lost three great performers. As someone who was influenced by all three of these amazing musicians, I feel like its my duty to write this blog entry.

First of…

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My 3 Gitty Kits

Posted on January 8, 2020 at 9:20am 1 Comment

In 2018, I received my first CB Gitty kit as a Christmas present. A few of my family members banded together and bought me the 3-string Tin Pan Alley kit. After completing it, I posted …

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The Best Jugs in Kentucky Are Empty

Posted on September 18, 2019 at 6:00am 3 Comments

Since I’ve been involved with the homemade musical instrument community, I’ve noticed more and more coincidences in my life. I’m not sure if they’re happening more often or if I’m just more attune to them, but I’ve noticed increased synchronicity…

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The Accidental Canjo

Posted on September 8, 2019 at 10:30am 2 Comments

This is one of those stories that you just can’t make up. It happened yesterday afternoon and I felt the need to share it with all of you. I was sitting at the computer watching some videos on Cigar Box Nation when my dogs started scratching at…

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CBGs Required, Pitchforks Optional

Posted on August 27, 2019 at 2:00pm 3 Comments

This past weekend, I made a trek to York, PA and attended the 10th Annual Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival. It was a heck of a good time and I drew a ton of inspiration from the folks in attendance. In fact, as…

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I Just Discovered Kazoobie Kazoos (and I'm So Excited) !

"Hi some more memrobilia for you ! & European Brand Names ; Gewa Kazoo Aengus Kazoo Orff Alloy Kazoo Goki Kazoo Fuzeau Kazoo Kazoojon Dunlop Kazoo Dadi Kazoo Just to name a fjew!"
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I Just Discovered Kazoobie Kazoos (and I'm So Excited) !

"Right on, DougThorsvik! I’d like to see that too. KaZoo Nation rising!"
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I Just Discovered Kazoobie Kazoos (and I'm So Excited) !

"Kazoo King Kale you are on it; the Koolness kontinues! I know more about kazoos than I ever thought I would. I’m still waiting for you to demo a contraption that lets you do a kazoo solo while you are playing a CBG just like Uncle John does…"
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I Just Discovered Kazoobie Kazoos (and I'm So Excited) !

"You’re becoming quite the aficionado. Wouldn’t be surprised to  the Poorness offshoot: KaZoo Nation!"
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I Just Discovered Kazoobie Kazoos (and I'm So Excited) !

Did you know there is a US-based kazoo manufacturer? I just discovered Kazoobie recently and boy am I glad I did. In this video I take a look at a couple of ...
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How To Play Midnight Special on 3-string Cigar Box Guitar

"Sounds good.   That great old song seems to fall in and out of my playing repertoire.   Currently out but maybe to return.  My fave version is by Willie Watson."
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At 6:54pm on June 14, 2021, A.D.EKER said…

back in time , there was this guy that adapted the TI module ,he took it out the game , and connected it so that he coud us it live during band play, at the time i thougt it was pretty cool ! but i never coud set my self to break up the game , i did tape all the recorded game verbal for use in the future. does TI still do productions whit voice aplicated modules ,like the all translating Muama enence   translater?

At 8:24am on February 5, 2021, A.D.EKER said…

this is the plant we call :Bear Clawlocal war against the Bear claw.

At 8:13am on February 5, 2021, A.D.EKER said…

some details on the Home made Diggerido's

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At 5:53pm on August 16, 2020, Dave Lynas said…

Thanks for asking Kale. I’ll be proud to be your friend. I just loved your Robert Johnson adventure.

At 6:55pm on June 26, 2020, Dave Lynas said…

Hey Poorness. Maybe come fall or winter for drawing again. I’m all about the garden now but would love to draw for you when the time is right. ... Dave

At 9:01am on June 2, 2020, A.D.EKER said…

The counter on your page is still working oke !

At 8:58am on May 5, 2020, Rowdy Berry said…
Thanks for the friend invite!
At 2:04pm on April 28, 2020, Daniel Walter said…

Thank you for the invite my friend !

At 2:49pm on January 20, 2020, Nancy kat said…

Thank you for sharing about your Cole...it's hard and yes outside Kitty's have it rough...Pilly was only six he is a Maine Coon cat and no warning vet thinks he threw a clot he had just been in for a check up all was good...I rescue strays have been doing that for a long time right now There is one that's going to Humane society as soon as I get the ok from them.. your a sweet guy Poorness thanks again.. meow .....

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I'm a long time multi-instrumentalist and home recording enthusianst. I’ve played in several local bands. From the first time I saw Justin Johnson and Shane Speal play a CBG, I knew I had to have one and better yet... build one. I'm into experimental sounds and I think a CBG, while great for traditional front porch music, is also good for experimental stuff. Here is an example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAQM-TzxIQI
 
 
 

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I Just Discovered Kazoobie Kazoos (and I'm So Excited) !

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