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 Post subject: Phonograph Cake ( way off topic)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:58 pm 
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Victor Jr
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Hello,
I was just going through a shoe box of old photographs when I came across this picture. The picture was taken 40 years ago on my
23rd Birthday. My girl friend at the time went to a lot of trouble to make me a cake that looked like an Edison Gem Phonograph. Anyway I thought some of you might get a kick out of seeing it!

Pete


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 Post subject: Re: Phonograph Cake ( way off topic)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:03 pm 
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That's really cool, Pete!
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 Post subject: Re: Phonograph Cake ( way off topic)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:06 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Phonograph Cake ( way off topic)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:28 pm 
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I’m assuming that you ate the cake.
Did you keep the girl??


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 Post subject: Re: Phonograph Cake ( way off topic)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:00 pm 
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Wow she was a GEM very cool


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 Post subject: Re: Phonograph Cake ( way off topic)
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:05 pm 
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Very creative! How could you not marry that girl? :D

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 Post subject: Re: Phonograph Cake ( way off topic)
PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:04 am 
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Why do you call it off-topic? This is bull’s-eye IN the topic !
What’s her number? Please PM me


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 Post subject: Re: Phonograph Cake ( way off topic)
PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:58 am 
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This thread reminded me of a picture taken when I too was 23...plus 10 months. The date was December 6, 1977 - - the 100th anniversary of the completion and successful testing of the first Phonograph.

I felt the evening needed memorializing, but my cake can't compare to Pete's girlfriend's "Gem." Just a square, with a crude depiction of "His Master's Voice" and the dates. As I remember, Barbie just let me go on with detached amusement. Some things don't change...

George P.
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