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Old 05-04-2010, 12:07 PM   #11
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A blether of bellows pipers
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A blether of bellows pipers
Were the pipes of a louder sort you could call the band "the bellowing bellows" - sounds kind of nice
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:23 PM   #13
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Given the frequent recurring arguments here on what constitutes a smallpipe and reeds which will never be resolved and from which we all eventually retreat muttering about others how about "A curmudgeon of smallpipers"

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Old 05-05-2010, 03:02 AM   #14
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How about "Snooty Practice Chanters"? *Ducks and covers.
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Old 05-05-2010, 05:40 AM   #15
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how about "A curmudgeon of smallpipers"
Or "A passion of smallpipers"

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Old 05-05-2010, 07:01 AM   #16
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I always loved the recording (and its title) from 25 + years ago - A Controversy of Pipers.

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Yes! that about sums it up, I think.
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Old 05-06-2010, 06:08 AM   #17
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How about...."The Bellows Collective".........

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Old 05-06-2010, 03:56 PM   #18
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Rob Maconald thought it up 10 years ago!
'A Swarm of Drones'
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"Mucho Gusto"

Gust, ...wind ...lots of it

anyone? ....anyone? ....I'm here all week !

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Old 05-09-2010, 06:12 AM   #20
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Having certain sections of the general public and even certain part of the piping community in mind," the Pneumonic Plague"
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