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I Play the Banjo

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    what are your best ways to improve your playing.

    i am a bit unstaisfied with my progress during playing. the best would be to take classes but i cannot afford it yet. so u have any good youtube vids to play along?
    Elbslayer Elbslayer 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2014

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    Im Learning Bluegrass Banjo

    I am learning bluegrass banjo now...... Never listened much to bluegrass but found the instrument fascinating. I’ve been playing for about 2.5 years and in my second year of lessons….   I play a Goldtone BG-250   Check out banjohangout.org its great site...
    zeyphr zeyphr 46-50, M Oct 17, 2010

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    Learning Later In Life.

    I grew up in the midwest.  When my family (mothers side) got together, there was always music.  My uncles all played instruments.  They would rotate playing guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and banjo.  My mother was the vocalist.  Loved the music, but never lived near any of the...
    steelhead01 steelhead01 66-70, M 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    5-String

    I play the 5-string banjo. I picked it up the summer after my senior year of high school and LOVE it!!  It's a blast to play.  I get funny looks sometimes when I mention it, but hey--It's freakin awesome to play. SO much fun.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    I Love the Banjo.

    I can play a lot of instruments in a very basic way, so learning the banjo was not a horrible task. I borrowed one from a friend to use in a year 12 theatre studies performance exam. I had it at my house for a week, and I loved it. A year went by until I bought my own, and...
    dontneedtobehappy dontneedtobehappy 18-21, M Oct 30, 2008

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    Me And My Banjo

    I have always loved the sound of the banjo. I love the Pogues, they are a mix of traditional Irish music witth a hint of punk layered with a rock/blues topping. If You like the Dropkick Murphys, then You will like the Pogues. Ever since i first heard "fairytale of New York" and...
    ScottyUsmc ScottyUsmc 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    It Is Never Too Late To Learn

    I like Bluegrass, Newgrass, and modern [Bela Fleck, Alison Brown]. So, tired of not playing, three years ago I decided to teach myself via online or other lessons. Now, it is enjoyable to play Scruggs style and am now feeling comfortable with different licks and improving my...
    GTR1400 GTR1400 61-65, M Jun 8, 2012

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    I used to play games alot when I was younger. I don't play as much anymore due to lack of time and the people I used to play with are no longer playing but I would like to make...
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    I have been playing since I was 15, my mom bought me my first guitar at a pawn shop for Christmas, I played that thing a lot, still have it and its in pretty good condition still...
    squeezenbiteme squeezenbiteme 31-35, M 1 Response May 15

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    I casually play before when the sega and ps1 where booming with popularity but I got addicted when my dad bought a ps2 when I was 5 or 6. The graphics way back then were pretty...
    alltimestrokes alltimestrokes 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I sometimes feel gilty of that when I encouradge girls to play with balloons. Whenever is possible I give balloons to girls in events or parties in order to play or goof around...
    bandoler bandoler 26-30, M 1 Response May 3

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    Can't say I like it that much but I would play every once in a while. I sometimes play online with my sister whenever she plays. Only play solo when I feel like it or at least feel...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M May 9

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    My belly button seems to easily turn on guys. And having them look at mine or play with mine turns me on. One of my first times getting my belly button played with was really...
    eatothechoi eatothechoi 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10

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    We don't have Playstation 4, but have PS3, PS2, and even PS1!! I actually play more games on my PS2 than the newer edition. My niece has the type that you plug the game into your...
    Simpfan Simpfan 56-60, F 1 Response May 14

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    I don't play the "in" games because I just don't like those games. I play retro/good games. Like the Last of Us, Somic Generations, Link Between Worlds, and Smash 4. That is like...
    EternalLuckyGuy EternalLuckyGuy 13-15, M 5 Responses May 17

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    **INCOMING 2 RANTS** Okay. Rant one: "Negative Attitude" I think people need to learn the difference between having a negative attitude, and simply being logical. I just played a...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 7 Responses May 17

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    In my early youth several older girls liked to play games and have fun at the expense of the younger kids. One day the girls asked me to play doctor with them, I knew nothing...
    ikarla ikarla 22-25 3 days ago

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    Pi87 Pi87 26-30, M 20 hrs ago

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    I remember as a teen playing truth or dare and all the sexual things we came up with. Growing up in the country had a few draw backs, not many girls but the few we had i think...
    Littlejacki Littlejacki 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I like it when my belly button is played with. Especially when i just finished stuffing my bell full. Sitting back or lying down with my arms up, stretched right out with my belly...
    overlyover24 overlyover24 16-17, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Hey guys :D I was hoping if someone could recommend a few good games for me to play ... i have played so many and i cnt find a new game now :/ im mostly interested to play any...
    NotKool NotKool 16-17, M 1 Response May 11

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    I am always n-ked at home and love watching my mrs play wii tennis n-ked .Her large t-ts play a merry dance on her chest and makes me horny and I sit stroking watching her play.
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 3 Responses May 13

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    Not in the way that i will go "Pzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzttt - Space ship incoming. Man all battle stations". Etc :D. Laying on my bedroom floor or under the bed, running thru the living...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M May 13

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    I started playing when I was 15. I got the hang of it pretty quick and I loved it ever since. I am self taught. I don't think I am expert status but I think I so pretty okay...
    FFPower FFPower 22-25, M May 14

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    This is how all started.. Pls Comment On It... i am my husband'ss second wife. He has 13 year old teenaged child who was now also my son. days passed on and i gave birth to a baby...
    riyaasharma riyaasharma 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I have my mothers piano, she got it when she was 8 or 9, so its a family heirloom, I can read music and I know basic theory, she taught me a little bit when I was young. I would...
    squeezenbiteme squeezenbiteme 31-35, M May 15

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    There's a new game called "Charlie, Charlie" floating around on the internet... ._. and in my house that **** is staying...ON...THE INTER....NET. I don't play Bloody Mary, I most...
    lunsymone lunsymone 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I used to love playing on the playground at McDonalds as a child. My little cousins and I would run around and wear each other out. Then go home, shower get PJs on and go to bed...
    Raybae Raybae 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I was out with one of my male friends Brandon. I knew he had always had a crush on me since we met, but I only looked at him as a friend. Plus he was younger than me so I felt it...
    navelgirl2010 navelgirl2010 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love to age play and I'm looking for someone to age play with me
    murbz murbz 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    i play video games non stop. u can call me a die hard gamer and i moved out to where i am now n i cant play to my best of my ability cuz of my internet n ive tried everything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 1

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    When in the past I did travel on the District School Bus, although we were generally well behaved, just requiring the odd reprimand, we used to play all sorts of games like acting...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F May 1

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    I don't even know the game and I want to play. Does anyone else want to play with me?
    Alex4eve Alex4eve 13-15, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I am a gamer girl if you couldn't tell by my username lol. I don't like when guys are like "girls can't play games" well that's not true. I beat most of my friends that are guys in...
    gamergirl12 gamergirl12 13-15, F 10 Responses May 2

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    Although I started to play musical instruments rather late - I had my first piano lessons when I was 16 - at the moment I think I can call myself a multiinstrumentalist as I play...
    Michi62 Michi62 46-50, M 2 Responses May 2

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    I have always been one to mess around with my hands, a nervous tick from childhood. At the corner of my desk, sits 2 things, Legos and a small Rubik's Cube. That way, when I need...
    2ndinline 2ndinline 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    me and my brother (cousin) have agreed to play a game of luck. the loser gets spanked playfully. any female interested in this game can join us. just message me " join" to add.
    andreajessie andreajessie 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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