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The Top 10 Geekiest Instruments Ever

By Becky Ferreira Mar 20, 2014

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8. The Balalaika

With a name as goofy as its shape, the balalaika is a Russian folk instrument with three strings and an enormous triangular body. If you can believe it, the dude rocking it in this picture isn't even playing the biggest version of the instrument! If you want to shred on a balalaika, you best work on your core body strength, stat.

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