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    Happy Birthday, Mandolin Café! Over a quarter century of incomparable mandolinformation dissemination! Huzzah!!!

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    Happy Birthday, and thanks!! What a resource the cafe is!!
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    Happy Birthday Mandolin Cafe!! I really appreciate all of the information on this great resource!
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    Hbd, mc!
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    Nice and very helpful forum, and for the most part very nice people here without the big egos.
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    Many happy returns, MC!
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    A very happy birthday, and a thank you for this great site!
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    Long live Mandolin Cafe!!

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    Thanks for being here!
    Many happy returns!

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    Thanks, Mandolin Cafe!
    Robert Johnson's mother, describing blues musicians:
    "I never did have no trouble with him until he got big enough to be round with bigger boys and off from home. Then he used to follow all these harp blowers, mandoleen (sic) and guitar players."
    Lomax, Alan, The Land where The Blues Began, NY: Pantheon, 1993, p.14.

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    Thanks so much, Cafe! I've enjoyed the conversations a lot and there's little to no chance I would have wound up with my Kelley, without this place.

    So much goodness!!

    Purchasing tip. If you are going to buy something from one of the sponsors, come here and click the link first. There's tracking on the links and it lets the store know you got there through here.
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    Keeping Mando players out of bars and off the streets for 26 years, (maybe a little), no mean feat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill McCall View Post
    Keeping Mando players out of bars and off the streets for 26 years, (maybe a little), no mean feat.

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    Amen brother.

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    Happy Birthday Mandolin Cafe! Thanks for providing us with a nice place to gather and enjoy.
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    Happy, happy, happy!

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    Happy birthday to the best site on the web (well, maybe after the New York Times)!
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    Happy Birthday MC

    What better way to celebrate and say “thank you” than to send a few dollars toward maintaining this wonderful resource

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    Thanks for the reminder, Mark!

    MC is "home" and provides a community I wouldn't want to do without!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Gunter View Post
    Happy Birthday MC

    What better way to celebrate and say “thank you” than to send a few dollars toward maintaining this wonderful resource

    https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/mand...locale.x=en_US
    Thanks for the convenient link. Just sent a little birthday gift. This place is good to us all!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Gunter View Post
    ... and a big thanks to Scott and his entire team for such a helpful and valuable resource. Also to the members of the various forums and social groups who make this place something really special.

    I think this would be a great time to use the "Donate" link up in the header menu! (NFI)
    Quote Originally Posted by Dale Ludewig View Post
    Yes Indeed! Happy Birthday. Thank you Scott and the moderators. A gem in the dark caverns of the web.
    Quote Originally Posted by Al Trujillo View Post
    One of the things that makes this place the best is the quality of moderating. Thank you everyone involved in MC! Happy Birthday to the Cafe!!
    I couldn't agree more - and to further quote Timbofood, "I love this place!"

    To Scott and the gang: my gratitude, and a little something via paypal.

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