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I Can't Play Any Instruments

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    I Wish I Could

    I'm like a super talent on guitar hero and rock band. I can even rock a fisher price xylophone pretty hard. You'd think I could just pick up a guitar and blaze it, but alas, it is not to be.
    letmeusethisname letmeusethisname 41-45, M Oct 4, 2010

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    No Talent

    i own two guitars i have taken lessons and at one time i was practicing on a daily basis for about a year. in that time i learned to play 3 chords and one song (Yellow Rose of Texas) but that was not playing chords just notes (there is a difference notes only require the use of...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    I feel like I'm less of a person

    because I can't play any kind of musical instrument. When someone asks me "What instruments can you play?", I just keep quiet or say I don't know how to play any. And I feel stupid and belittled for not knowing.
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I Guess Its Just Not For Me

    I have tried to play several instruments but I was never able to master te skill of it. I guess its just not for me to do!
    depressedmommy depressedmommy 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    I never had a chance to learn it.

    And I regret it. I really wish I would have learnd to play violin or piano. Maybe one day, when I have a lot of time for myself, I'll make a try. :)
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F Feb 2

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    Used to

    In sixth grade I played the trombone.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2, 2009

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    Sadly

    i can't play any instruments. :( i'd love to because music means so much to me, and being able to play music in some form would be so awesome. i've always wanted to learn the guitar, that'd be my first choice. i've been asked many times if i play piano, because apparently my...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 1 Response May 1, 2008

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    No Talent!

    When I was little, I used to think I could play piano really well. I would make up songs with fantastical titles and bash away at the keys. My aunt reassured me that I was good, which I used for my defense when my mom wanted to take piano lessons with me...
    WednesdayM WednesdayM 13-15, F Jun 25, 2009

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    I Tried, But, Oh Well..

    I have tried playing the guitar before, and have been in piano class in 5th or 6th grade, but i can't say i'm an expert on any of these.. :p
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 3 Responses May 2, 2009

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    Bit of a Letdown ...

    I used to think I could play drums well when I was young.  Reality says I can't, so I defer to reality :) ... 
    gottaBhappy gottaBhappy 51-55, M Mar 8, 2009

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