Diary Monday 12th December 2016

Photo taken by me – my record player
Preston, England
December 12, 2016 10:37am CST
I woke with some disappointment to find that the leaking toilet which the plumber fixed yesterday was leaking again but fortunately he was free to come round right away to fix it anew, replacing the pipe completely rather than sealing it over with glue, so it should be safe now. The vinyl record player I ordered from someone on Freecycle was delivered today as promised, and I was delighted to see that while very modern it is designed to look very antique. It is also very easy to operate so I spent much of the day writing with my LP’s playing in the background, the first time they have been played in over a decade. They sound great. Arthur Chappell
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13 Dec 16
Oooh, that's nice! Likey-like. :)
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@Jessicalynnt (47895)
• Centralia, Missouri
13 Dec 16
I cant believe someone just gave that away, it is lovely
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• Preston, England
13 Dec 16
good sound quality too @Jessicalynnt
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• Centralia, Missouri
13 Dec 16
@arthurchappell that's even more boggling, I guess maybe they just didnt like records. I myself dont like the sound of them
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• Preston, England
13 Dec 16
@Jessicalynnt they just bought a new sound system - can't see it looking this classy though
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@Gillygirl (17361)
• Sutton, England
12 Dec 16
Glad you got the leak sorted. I would love a vinyl record player. Apparently vinyl has overtaken downloaded music in the charts. What sort of music do you like?
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• Preston, England
12 Dec 16
my tastes are very diverse - everything from classical to rap
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@Gillygirl (17361)
• Sutton, England
13 Dec 16
@arthurchappell You are similar to me then as I like many genres of music.
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• Preston, England
13 Dec 16
@Gillygirl I can easily switch from Rachmaninov to Rammstein
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@LeaPea2417 (21596)
• Toccoa, Georgia
12 Dec 16
That is a nice gift. I have seen those in stores and wouldn't mind having one so I could listen to my old LPs again.
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• Preston, England
12 Dec 16
worth pursuing certainly
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@MGjhaud (20679)
• Philippines
12 Dec 16
wow, that looks like a good deal. Today, i received all the items that i purchased online too which includes a sewing machine. i'm excited to use it today.
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• Preston, England
12 Dec 16
@MGjhaud sounds great - hope it works well for you
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@teamfreak16 (41175)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
13 Dec 16
I wish I still had my vinyl. Got rid of it all back in the 90's. Big mistake.
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@JudyEv (130426)
• Bunbury, Australia
13 Dec 16
I can imagine how much pleasure you will get from your new record player. Freecycle must be a great site. We probably have it here.
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@sayitnow (434)
12 Dec 16
I'm glad he come to fix it again and now you the problem is fix. You will not have to deal with it.
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@celticeagle (119219)
• Boise, Idaho
12 Dec 16
Oh, how nice! That must have been pleasant. My mom used to have one much like that and it was the original, not a remake or anything.
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@Corbin5 (113274)
• United States
12 Dec 16
That record player is wonderful! Love the look of it! So glad the plumbing is now fixed the right way.
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