A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from July 14, 2018
“I used to play the triangle in a reggae band, but left because it was just one ting after another”

"Life is just one thing after another” is a common saying. “I had to quit my job as quality control manager at the triangle factory It was just one ting after another” is a jocular line that was posted on Twitter by sillyoneliners on August 13, 2010.

“I used to play the triangle in a reggae band but left because it was one ting after another” was posted on Twitter by Jay Tuvz on June 5, 2015, and posted again on Twitter on June 15, 2015.


Merriam-Webster Dictionary
one thing after another
idiom
—used to complain about the large number of bad or unfortunate events that happen to someone

Twitter
sillyoneliners
@sillyoneliners
I had to quit my job as quality control manager at the triangle factory
It was just one ting after another.
8:29 AM - 13 Aug 2010

Twitter
Jay Tuvz
@JayTuvz
Replying to @TheRealNickKay
@TheRealNickKay I used to play the triangle in a reggae band but left because it was one ting after another.
8:34 AM - 5 Jun 2015

Twitter
Jay Tuvz
@JayTuvz
I used to play the triangle in a reggae band but left because it was just one ting after another.
4:15 PM - 15 Jun 2015

Reddit—TheRedLion
I used to play the triangle in this Reggae band a few years ago..... (self.TheRedLion)
submitted February 12, 2016 by thelangdon
But I had to leave in the end, because it was always one ting after another ting.

21 December 2016, Fraser Coast Chronicle (Maryborough, Queensland), pg. 12:
I played the triangle in a reggae band but left. It was just one ting after another.

Twitter
Nathan Morley
@NathanMorley17
Used to play the triangle in a raggae band but I had to leave, was just one ting after another
2:57 AM - 12 Jan 2018

Reddit—Jokes
I used to play triangle in a band
submitted July 8, 2018 by norfolkench4nts
But I had to leave as is was just one ting after another!!

Twitter
🤣
The Dad Joke Man
😉
@DadJokeMan
I grew tired of playing the triangle in a band; it was just one ting after another… #sidesplittingsunday
11:31 PM - 14 Jul 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMusic/Dance/Theatre/Film • Saturday, July 14, 2018 • Permalink