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I Love Playing Guitar

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    mikey908 mikey908 22-25, M 9 Responses May 29

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    I Love My Fender Stratocaster 62 Reissue

    I love this guitar. I have had many guitars over the years but I love playing this guitar the best. It is a part of me. It feels good, it fits me, and it feels and sounds smooth as silk. This guitar has soothed me and been there for me no matter what. My guitar is my friend...
    meowpurr meowpurr 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2011

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    Been playing guitar for 15 years

    now . Got a Gibson les Paul and a Taylor eg at home ..plus a few martins and what not . There truly is nothing out there that brings me the amount of joy that I get when my fingers feel those strings ..( well maybe sex but that's an ongoing debate ..)
    yo26 yo26 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    Spanish gypsy music. I love to play guitar

    with a few of my friends. We jam together playing classic flamenco tunes. This style of music is extremely pleasing. I love to jam, and sometimes add my clarinet to the situation, letting my friends play guitar.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Dec 8, 2013

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    Another Level

    I enjoy the place that paying my guitar takes me to. No mater what has gone on in the day, or what is going around me, when i play my Guitar it makes all things seem fine. Im no Mark Knopfeller, and doubt i will ever be famous for it, but i do it for me, my time, my place, my...
    Fragil72 Fragil72 36-40, M Jul 7, 2010

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    I'm Not That Great

    but i still like to play. I really love to write songs to get things off my mind but the only other instrument i can play is piano and altough i love the piano i just think that guitar fits my style better lol. So to get better i think I'm going to get my brother to give me a...
    PaperTowns PaperTowns 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 18, 2010

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    I ******* Love to Play the Guitar every Day

    for several hours. Also Played in many Bands.
    nixoin nixoin 18-21, M Jan 8

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    i have been playing guitar

    for 2.5 year and it is fantastic
    omid97 omid97 16-17, M 1 Response May 31

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    My Guitar

    I don't know why and how i got addicted with guitar.. I Was like 13 o r 14 years old when i 1st start playing... i used to play jst chords and stuffs like that.. then after a year or 2, i went to this music institute which taught me a lot.. and from then and still i m playing my...
    lovecof lovecof 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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    Feels Good

    When I play the guitar, it's as if I'm with my best friend. Someone who is always there and responds to my emotions, whether joyful or dark. I don't have to worry about anything in the world apart from the sound of the next chord or note. I can abandon my guitar playing...
    musicspirit musicspirit 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    I Want To Play With Other People Sooo Bad

    i stared when i was around 14 years old, my dad had a big box of cd's so he took it out for me and let me listen to some my first one was KIll em all by metallica and i was blown away...shortly after i told my dad i wanted to play that music and in bout 2 weeks i had my first...
    Mazahik Mazahik 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    The most fundamentally trans-formative

    decision I ever made was to learn to play. Every aspect of my life has been changed since from who I know, what I have done and future decisions made. The strongest friendships I have made have been other musicians. The most intense experiences I have had have involved where I...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Why I Love My Guitar!

    Ive been playing guitar for a couple years now and Its one of my biggest passions. I picked up a guitar when I was 15 and I taught myself how to play and pretty much became addicted to it. I always found that no matter how sad id feel or how happy Id be every emotion ive ever...
    jay1019 jay1019 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    Love My Guitar

    started playing about ten years ago cause i wrote some songs and wanted to back them spent hours and hours practising with a chord book and just feeling my way around it had a few lessons from a friend and an ex who was really accomplished on it my ambition to be just as good but...
    claracluck claracluck 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 13, 2007

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    Creed1334 Creed1334 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    New Age Learning

    I started playing about half my life ago, when I was about 14 years old. It's funny, I look at some of these stories on there, and I see ppl learning how to play by watching tutorials on YouTube. Not that I think it's bad. I think it's awesome! It's such a different world now...
    aexro357 aexro357 26-30 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    I always do a little strumming on my guitar

    before bed. It's a great way to end a crappy day and it helps me sleep so much better.
    Dmac92 Dmac92 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Well I'm not a great guitar player.

    . But I just love it! Especially that moment you remember a old song and try to play and sing it along :p
    Likeeh Likeeh 22-25, M May 30

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    Does anybody here know how to play in second

    position on guitar? I have an exam on it on Wednesday. I've got extra help from my teacher, practiced it and practised and I still can't get it. :/ Does anyone have any advice? Thanks!
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    It brings me peace. There's just something

    about sitting in my loft, playing through a book's worth of music, on my own, it's just so...peaceful.
    TheElephant17 TheElephant17 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    Guitarism

    I was 18 when I moved to another city to study. Before that I was living with my mother who always said that I am not musical. However, I had always liked different kind on instruments and tampered with them when ever possible. A couple of months after moving I bought my first...
    avaxt avaxt 41-45, M Sep 9, 2013

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    My guitar is my escape -

    when I play my guitar and sing along, nothing feels better. Like I'm being released into the world for the first time. I can anywhere in the work asking as I have my guitar by my side :3
    shemale69 shemale69 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    Playing guitar to me is the greatest feeling in

    the world. I am a quiet guy so adding distortion and cranking up the amp as loud as I can gives me an awesome feeling. I was always a drummer and guitar was something I just did on and off. Recently I have almost become obsessed with playing my guitar so if I miss a few days of...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 5

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    Sweet

    I started guitar near the end of seventh grade...i learned classical guitar at first and stuck with that for a bit, but metallica influenced me too much not to pick up the electric, i love steve vai and paul gilbert...theyre my all time favourite guitar players but im no where...
    Willy Willy 16-18, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2007

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    I'm having guitar lessons

    since 2012 and I love it. Not only playing the instrument, but the music itself. The amazing happiness when I play it fast and well at the same time. Being on stage and having the notes heard by others. The fun in playing it myself, of hearing my own music, the peace it gives me...
    Thebestofrita Thebestofrita 16-17, F 1 Response May 27

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    So Much!

    I can't even begin to describe the wonderful feeling I feel when I crank up my amp as loud as it'll go and play music. Especially being able to play a song by a band I love. I can't think of a better feeling in the world. It makes me feel like a total badass. I'm no where near...
    explainit2me explainit2me 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2011

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    I spend more time playing guitar

    than I do doing anything else except sleeping. And on busy weeks I'll spend more time playing than sleeping. It's a pretty awesome way to make a living - I often still can't believe I get paid to do this.
    proguitar proguitar 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It'S Been A 27 Year Relationship That Shows No Signs Of Getting Old... :)

    I love playing the guitar. I have a few. It is the most tactile, rewarding, absorbing thing I know apart from one other thing (ahem) and has the ability to transport me for a few minutes or a few hours. I like writing songs and recording, I have always loved playing live with...
    easyfun easyfun 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 18, 2013

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    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I Am Not That Good

    But I love playing I get better everyday atleast I think
    xxsweetheartxx xxsweetheartxx 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    What Instrument You Play?

    Since I play guitar, I see the music by a different way, Is wear but I start loving some music that I would say: "Old music". When I start to heard 80's hard rock and metal I think that it will be boring but I was wrong now I play very well and I still learning to be a great...
    Melotellixx Melotellixx 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    I Love Playing Guitar

    Its my passion in life to express myself through music.
    Jonnyguitar877 Jonnyguitar877 26-30, M Oct 10, 2013

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    I started playing guitar

    when I was 12, but until a couple of years ago could only play simple, power chord centric music. I attempted to become good many times but never had the patience to keep up the effort for more than a few days. I'd hear a really talented new (to me) guitarist and instantly be...
    Greenigma Greenigma 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    CatLikeCub CatLikeCub 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    I love playing guitar!

    !! Music is my life and my medicine for everything!! I play guitar since I was little and is the best instrument ever!!🎸🎸🎼🎼 I love my guitar!!
    mapalozano mapalozano 16-17, F Jan 28

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    It Can Help

    I love playing guitar because it helps me let out some of my emotions. When i play guitar i tend to make up a song and play it over and over until i feel better. The feeling however does not last long but at least i get some relief. I also love the feeling I get while...
    irishlady98 irishlady98 16-17, F Jul 24, 2013

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    when i'm scared or stressed out,

    it relaxes me. I suck at it I just love getting my black Les Paul down and playing along to my Ipod
    StephanieDan StephanieDan 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 3 Responses May 14

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    How My Love For Guitar And Music Came To Be.

    I remember one afternoon in 1969 my mother and aunt were all excited about something they were going to buy. They left and returned with the Rolling Stones, Let it Bleed, album. There were a few relatives there and us kids were playing downstairs. I got tired and went upstairs...
    experienceman11 experienceman11 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    Just A Beginner

    I picked up my first guitar this May. My grandfather gave one of his that he doesn't use to me. It's a middle of the road Ibanez acoustic. I'm just a beginner really. I know several chords and easy chord progressions, some songs with power chords, and a couple of scales, but I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Acoustic To Electric And Back Again

    My first guitar was a Fender Stratocaster (don't drool too much - it's Mexican made and I bought it used haha). I actually still have this guitar and still love it! Eventually it came time for me to purchase an acoustic. Now I find I will binge play one (for months at a time) and...
    GuardstheGrey GuardstheGrey 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 17, 2012

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    Does anyone else know how to play "Crazy On

    You" by Heart? There is a video of Nancy Wilson playing/teaching it on YouTube.
    guitarist410 guitarist410 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am a guitarist, but I have never been in a

    band. I just enjoy the fun I have from playing songs, I generally focus on Metal and Rock Genres, but have also learned a couple Blues, and several Country songs.
    Jordiir Jordiir 18-21, M May 25

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    Love Is A Guitar

    For real nothing in this world makes me happier than an acoustic guitar. Music is unconditional if you look like ****, feel like garbage and smell like a street kid your guitar doesn't give a **** it will still be seen on your arm. The first thing I do when I wake up is pick up...
    JustPieces JustPieces 26-30, M Jul 11, 2010

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    Guitar Saved My Life

    I can not explain it, but I have no idea where I would be without music in my life, or more specifically, my guitar. Ever since I was a teenager, picking up my guitar became the source of stress relief. I remember teaching myself several Van Halen licks back in high school, and...
    natural1969 natural1969 41-45, M Oct 26, 2013

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    My Own World

    my aunt knew i really wanted a guitar so she bought me one one day than i started playing it and i noticed when i play my guitar im like in my own little world relaxing and jus playing guitar in my own world with my friends
    vampireguardian20 vampireguardian20 18-21, M 3 Responses May 19, 2009

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    Been playing for 8 years

    and I never want to stop :)
    mattkol mattkol 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I like playing guitar. And writing poetry and lyrics etc.
    mike23jaguar mike23jaguar 22-25, M Jul 9

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    Absolutely love the game, until I start hitting Bogies and double bogies, then I swear I hate the game. Then I fall in love with it all over again once the pars and birdies start...
    FreqFlyer76 FreqFlyer76 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I love playing Okami sooo much!!
    KittyRocket KittyRocket 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    I love playing video games but almost all of my friends don't . The closest thing to a video game they have played is angry birds.
    Viktoriya1998 Viktoriya1998 13-15, F 16 Responses Jul 9

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    I love playing Xbox if there's anyone who plays out there add xx lewis92 xx
    Lewis21dude Lewis21dude 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Anybody planning on playing firefall when it launches on the 29th? Yeah i know i played the beta too, it lacked a lot of content but from what i hear theyre supposed to have added...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 5 hrs ago