A strange thing happened (ngd)

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by rocking rooster, Apr 15, 2018.

  1. rocking rooster

    rocking rooster Tele-Meister

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    A couple of days ago I walked into town and as I was standing outside the local music shop, an alien space craft materialised above me. I was taken aboard via their tractor beam and obviously lost consciousness immediately.
    When I came to, I was back standing outside the music shop exactly as before but with one difference. I seem to have bought another Telecaster!
    I explained all this to Mrs R. who does not believe that this happened. Luckily I have photographic evidence, and here it is :



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    It's a Made in Mexico FSR Thinline Deluxe, Candy Apple Red, mother of toilet seat scratch plate, bound top.
    There's some cosmetic damage on the rim near the bottom strap button and I got £120 off because of this.
    So a word of warning to you all, just be careful if you are walking near a music shop and keep your eyes on the skies.
     
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  2. teletimetx

    teletimetx Poster Extraordinaire

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    Watch for those tractor beams that shine in a thin line...

    Congrats! Fine looking tele!
     
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  3. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    You got a Tele out of the deal? Lucky man. Every alien encounter I have had resulted in my regaining consciousness with a sore butt and a fistful of stale Twinkies.
     
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  4. Paully

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    Nice Tele
     
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  5. robgilmo

    robgilmo TDPRI Member

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    **** me that's nice!
     
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  6. voodoo tele

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    Beautiful guitar love the color
     
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  7. Otis Fine

    Otis Fine Tele-Holic Platinum Supporter

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    That’s a telecaster alright. You can tell your wife that your story checks out 100%.
     
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  8. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Poster Extraordinaire

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    Any nearby crop circles???? That might help substantiate your "story".....;)
     
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  9. bgmacaw

    bgmacaw Tele-Afflicted

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    That set of $1000 diamond earrings the aliens gave you to give to her should help you show the proof of the incident...
     
  10. idjster

    idjster VERY grateful member Silver Supporter

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    Man, I HATE when that happens!

    Congratulations, that guitar is a thing of beauty! Let us know how it sounds!
     
  11. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Beautiful guitar!
     
  12. John Owen

    John Owen Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Them aliens sure do know a nice guitar when they see it. I hope you sent them a thank you card.
     
  13. TeleTucson

    TeleTucson Tele-Afflicted Ad Free Member

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    That is one nice looking guitar! But here's the thing ... you really don't yet know the price you actually paid for it. When those aliens come back and give Mrs. R a ride of her own, THEN you'll find out the final price! :D:D
     
  14. LOSTVENTURE

    LOSTVENTURE Tele-Afflicted

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    Happens to me all the time.
    Don
     
  15. televillian

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    the Mother ship was supposed to beam that down to my place. intergalactic screw up I guess
     
  16. Synapse2k

    Synapse2k Tele-Meister

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    That is an absolutely beautiful guitar.
     
  17. connuchar

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    it seems the aliens have good guitar tastes
     
  18. boris bubbanov

    boris bubbanov Telefied Ad Free Member

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    I know that model has been made up in various pastel colors....

    But I think that deep dark red is an exceptionally nice match with the pearloid pickguard and the neck and all the small bits. Just aesthetically a really excellent looking piece.
     
  19. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

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    Gorgeous instrument...

    I wouldn't mind being abducted if I got a guitar like that (hint, hint, Zoltar!)...
     
  20. MrCairo46

    MrCairo46 Friend of Leo's

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    I got an MIM strat the same way a few years ago
     
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