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#2306002 - 07/23/14 01:38 PM piano player wanted...  
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Looks like the perfect opportunity for just the right person. Could that be you???

http://consumerist.com/2014/07/23/i...king-clams-we-know-a-place-thats-hiring/

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#2306008 - 07/23/14 01:58 PM Re: piano player wanted... [Re: David Farley]  
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OK, maybe I just didn't have enough caffeine this morning and feeling not as chipper, but what gets me is that ordinary folks out there must think playing the piano is really easy, no harder than shucking claims, which is also not easy, but not that hard. How about some respect, please. If the pianist has to shuck clams, then it would only be fair if the owner is willing to play the piano in front of his patrons as well.

#2306012 - 07/23/14 02:06 PM Re: piano player wanted... [Re: David Farley]  
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Im just glad to see that someone wants a piano player. Here in orange county you see nothing of that sort, unless you walk into Nordstrom. But even the Nordstrom here has gotten rid of their piano and placed a couch there instead.


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#2306121 - 07/23/14 06:08 PM Re: piano player wanted... [Re: David Farley]  
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step 1....forge myself a clam license

step 2....become a piano player

step 3....get a green card (how hard could that be)

Ok I'm in


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#2306151 - 07/23/14 06:49 PM Re: piano player wanted... [Re: earlofmar]  
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Originally Posted by earlofmar
step 1....forge myself a clam license

step 2....become a piano player

step 3....get a green card (how hard could that be)

Ok I'm in

lol all that so you can get minimum wage smile
hey at least you will be able to play piano for work. and eat free clams . hopefully.


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#2306227 - 07/23/14 10:22 PM Re: piano player wanted... [Re: briansaddleback]  
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Originally Posted by briansaddleback
Originally Posted by earlofmar
step 1....forge myself a clam license

step 2....become a piano player

step 3....get a green card (how hard could that be)

Ok I'm in

lol all that so you can get minimum wage smile
hey at least you will be able to play piano for work. and eat free clams . hopefully.

Forget it guys. Take it from someone who inquires about many of these signs, they usually want you to play for tips. Although, they may have to pay minimum wage for the clam part of your shift. wink


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#2306229 - 07/23/14 10:33 PM Re: piano player wanted... [Re: David Farley]  
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I would not take the job because I hate clams.

#2306319 - 07/24/14 06:52 AM Re: piano player wanted... [Re: David Farley]  
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I think the article mentions this, but shucking clams has got to be one of the worst possible pursuits for a piano player. The chance of hurting your hands is sky-high if you do it a lot.


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