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I Am a Drum Major

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    Why'd They Choose Me? - Several months ago I was chosen to be the new Drum Major in my high school marching band.  I have only been in band for one year and competed against...
    majoringdrums majoringdrums 16-18, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2007

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    An Inspirational Drum Major Story - Hello, well I'm new to this whole deal, but I'd like to share this story of me when I tried out for DM after two years of failed attempts. You...
    shadowzelda3 shadowzelda3 16-17, F Jun 10, 2009

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    One. Two. Ready. Go. - Being drum major was something I had always wanted but wasn't sure if it was possible. I tried out anyway and got it. To learn to be a drum major...
    paperowl paperowl 18-21, F Mar 13, 2010

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    Cues - Hey everyone! This is my second year as drum major and I love it!!! My only issue is that I find it difficult to come up with those creative wow factor cues that I see alot...
    Breigage Breigage 18-21, F Jul 20, 2013

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    Wow!!! I Got Chosen!! - I love it!! I've only been on marching band for one year and i got chosen...it has been an exciting and very important journey for me...i've gone through...
    bluebandgeek bluebandgeek 16-18, F Sep 15, 2007

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    1) It needs coordination. Your hands and legs must know when is their turn to move and when to stop, or you’ll end up with all four limbs beating their drum parts...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I do not know how to play Drums but I do love the sound of it especially during a band performance. I do not know why but I get easily attracted to someone who can play drums. I...
    iamblue1234 iamblue1234 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Shortly after my son was born, I noticed something striking about his appearance. His eyelashes were long, thick and dark. By the time he was four, they looked like he was wearing...
    TandSMichael TandSMichael 51-55, M 8 Responses Apr 7

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    (≧∇≦) Drum & Bass v(^_^v)♪
    Mewkittyx3 Mewkittyx3 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am trying to entertain myself and I figured the best way to do it by listening to drum covers. Above is one of my favorites.
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Apr 6

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    I was trying to play this earlier and man, it's surely waaaaay harder than calculus >:( And no, I don't have drums set. I only have the app. And yes, it's pathetic but this is the...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm wrapping up my freshman year at RIT, and I still am searching for a major. I am currently leaning towards journalism and film studies. At first, I wanted to do film...
    CookieMischief CookieMischief 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I haven't posted on this in so long but I'm really stuck and I don't know who to talk to about it . Background story : I was entering college as a biology major but during...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I'm majoring in psychology and I'm very interested in particularly Abnormal psychology. But I am also majoring is sociology. How do I find a job in the field of both psychology and...
    migliorc migliorc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've been completely lying to everyone and I want to stop, so I am. I'm not a psychopath, but I have the same beliefs. I have the similar beliefs because I'm severely depressed and...
    TommiAdkins TommiAdkins 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I got diagnosed with major depression. I was a cutter but i found some coping skills. My parents make me so angry i just wanna die. well that is my first post lol
    Zoelynne Zoelynne 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hardly have any friends that do drugs plus I'm a Mormon (not really)? I think the main reason I do drugs is to battle my anxiety
    molestay molestay 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I also sing and dance... but ya know.. Lol I love all four equally XD
    AshIsTheName AshIsTheName 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    RaceCarrington RaceCarrington 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Just got a new 13 inch zildjian high hat. Yeah
    ben13579 ben13579 13-15, M Mar 25

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    Yesss is all i can say.omg i love it! Ukf is the best for tht stuff tho
    AmberLovesRabbits AmberLovesRabbits 13-15, F Mar 27

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    ******* people think I'm spastic
    emotionlessdouche emotionlessdouche 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    My dog gets dizzy following me around all day!
    LonelyLish LonelyLish 26-30, F Apr 6

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    100% my favourite type of music
    36EGirl 36EGirl 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    the WGI season is over, I'm sad that it is. I'm just counting down the days until next season.
    Sratomasfer1 Sratomasfer1 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I don't know whats wrong with me. I told my mom and she told me i was being stupid and selfish. Thanks mom for the awesome support. She also blames my phone for me 'not sleeping at...
    LolaBones LolaBones 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I had a boyfriend for 10 years then another boyfriend for 4. I lived with both. I only had 2 months of being single in between the first and second relationship. I was the one to...
    warrior2525 warrior2525 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Hi, new to this site, I'm having a hard time right now. I know that 3 mos is nothing compared to some of my fellow bloggers, but it seems like an eternity for me. I'm just tired...
    grneyez99 grneyez99 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    At the moment negotiating what i want to do with my tutors. I want to write a children s story book and illustrate it. One of my tutors thinks I cant do that in 6 to 8 weeks and...
    jellybean113 jellybean113 41-45, F Mar 26

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    I haven't had one in months, but as soon as my alarm went off (the first time) this morning I immediately began breathing heavy, then hyperventilating. Within a few moments I was...
    dbushy dbushy 41-45, M Apr 3

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    And it's awful. I hate it so much.
    popcornpillows popcornpillows 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    i should really do my sociology essays.. Right after I tidy up my room and eat something! I promise I'll do it right after that... I promise... lol
    weeklyrubbishcollection weeklyrubbishcollection 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Don't get me wrong. The majority of the community here is friendly, supportive and respectful. Even protective if they think that someone is harassing you online. It's the people...
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    School ends for me next Friday. I have 4 finals coming up, starting tomorrow. The following Monday, I start internship. While I am studying for finals, I am also doing the final...
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 1 Response 26 mins ago

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    I play the drums, piano, flute, guitar, and sing. My stress reliever is the drums. My whole family knows when I am mad or stressed because they hear me on the drum set. I love...
    Girlm35 Girlm35 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    There was a time where I had decided to tell someone about the abuse that I'd been enduring at home. Within that abusive situation was a complication. This occurred in 2012. The...
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    Today is the first of three concerts in the month of April which i play drum set for. I haven't played the set in a concert since the 7 th or 8 th grade( I forgot which one...
    ben13579 ben13579 13-15, M Apr 8

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    Since so many people have told me I'm 'mysterious' and 'difficult to figure out', I decided to go ahead and get some basic and maybe a few strange facts about me out of the way. So...
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    1. I'm Jamie 2. I'm 21 3. I am a girl 4. I am a motor mechanic 5. I have major depression and anxiety 6. I have 3 brothers and two sisters 7. I have two cars 8. I have been in 3...
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    I was introduced to the band when I started to play drums, and Neil just made me melt with his top-tier drumming. He's still my F.O.A.T drummer, and ive made it my goal to get as...
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    (Weekend/Springbreak with Jay) I had one stressful week. Too many drumline competitions. Anywaayyysss!!! So we had our drumline competition one hour away from home on Saturday...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I have been married to my husband for 10 years and together for 13. Before we married, I thought my MIL was like the mother I never had. (My mother past away when I was a young...
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    They say that the definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again, and expecting a different result. The problem most people have is that they know they need...
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    So, a little about me.... I am 21 years old and am from America. My parents are from Mexico and are somewhat conservative. They believe in family honor and take action if...
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