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    Default Piano grand exit

    Have noticed that lots of folk are trying to give away pianos. Mine is in a garage, suffering from woodworm. How about a grand Viking funeral for some instruments, if they can't find good homes?
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    Build a trebuchet and fling it. Set light to it just before launch. Post video here for all to see!
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    I remember the demise of many a good piano when they started to become unpopular. Most of the village fates would have a piano smashing completion with teams of four that would have to smash up a piano and throw it through a small tyre hanging from a rope.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Milkins View Post
    I remember the demise of many a good piano when they started to become unpopular. Most of the village fates would have a piano smashing completion with teams of four that would have to smash up a piano and throw it through a small tyre hanging from a rope.
    Sounds like a great Gala Week attraction, teams from local sports clubs competing, what a "smashing" idea.

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    Now there's weird Kevin....was it a custom peculiar to the area you grew up in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LIZZ View Post
    Now there's weird Kevin....was it a custom peculiar to the area you grew up in?
    I've no idea whether or not if it was a peculiar custom to South Wales, I just remember it as a part of competition at the local fete. I suppose in the sixties and seventy's pianos were considered an old fashion form of entertainment and was replaced in the household by the more modern idea of a TV and a good way of disposing of them was to break them up as a part of a competition. I do remember it being one of the main events and all the local rugby teams would take part.
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