WTF Now this is weird. 10 years ago a buddy was dying...

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  1. EOMS

    EOMS Well-Known Member

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    ...he had a cancerous brain tumor. He and I were like brothers and were in a band together. After several medical procedures it was inevitable that he wasn't going to make it. The last time I went to his home to jam he offered me the pick of his 10 guitars so I could have something to remember him by. He had some beauties but I didn't want to appear greedy or make him feel I was looking to turn a buck at a time like this. I asked for his 97' Telecaster. He had some vintage pieces but I remember him playing the Tele more often than not so that's what I chose. A few weeks later I received the call that he was dying and went over to the house. His family was there with other friends. We gathered around him and he died with dignity. The family offered the guitar that night but I couldn't leave with a guitar under my arm like a vulture so I refused. They called a couple of weeks later and offered it to me so I drove over, picked it up and that was it.

    I kept it for about 3 years but every time I opened the case, it floored me. It depressed me besides I already have a good Telecaster so I didn't really need it. I also have about 6 cds with my buddy's original music so it's not like the guitar was the only reminder I have of my pal. So, one day I noticed a guy on Craig's List selling an amp head and after a few emails, I traded the guitar straight up for it. I've been happy ever since.

    Now smash cut to yesterday, I was contacted by my buddy's brother out of the blue who said "the family has indicated they would like the guitar back". After 10 years! It struck me odd but maybe I'm not looking at this right. What do you think?
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP Gold

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    He sounds like a real faggot
     
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    luckily for us, this thread will self destruct before we have time to ignore it.
     
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    :fail:
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    You should be out looking for gainful employment.
     
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    That really fucking sucks so bad that you had it stolen out of your car 3 years ago. :whistle:
     
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    Fuck 'em. He gave it to you. It's not their decision.

    Incidentally, was your friend Warren Zevon?
     
  8. Snotty

    Snotty My Snothand be strong!!! VIP

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    Tell them you backed over it with your car.........
     
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    Snotty My Snothand be strong!!! VIP

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    No....If it turns up in a pawn shop and they go back to the guy that traded for it.......It could really cause problems..............
     
  10. JFK

    JFK Ask not what your country can do for you.

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    I can't tell what the classier move is...asking for the gift back or pawning it.
     
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    wow, real fagggot
     
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    Tell them to pound salt. :punch:
     
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    JFK Ask not what your country can do for you.

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    Nice move, right there.
     
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    tell 'em you left it in the casket.
     
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    This and they sound like a bunch of assholes for even asking.
     
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    Tell them this is what he gave you. Dare them to call you a liar.

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    Personally, I'd have not gotten rid of it, but I also wouldn't be giving it back to them if they asked. That's just goofy. Are they broke or something? What could be their motivation for such an out of line request?

    I'd just tell them it was given to you and so it's yours and they aren't getting it back. Don't even bother telling them you traded it away. Fuck them. That's beyond stupid and classless for them to even ask.
     
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    Maybe the brother already knew you pawned it and he's pulling an April fools on you by asking for it back. Or maybe you're pranking us. o_O
     
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    Tell them it shrunk and hand them a ukelele.
     
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    Tell them you've rounded off the headstock and put a hole in the body and have been having top & bottom sex with it for 10 years. But that it's all theirs if it will ease their grief any.
     
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