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I Play the Banjo

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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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    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 70+, M 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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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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    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 1 Response Feb 28, 2013

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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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    hey guys i was just woendering how u can play with each hand independtly coz i can maintain simple variations with one hand while just jamming with the other but i can't just get...
    CynicalMaster CynicalMaster 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I feel really horny and I'm really kinky I will play with u if u will play with me and I'll try not bit to hard
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It's been so long since i've played football but i miss playing the sport in an organized team. The good old high school days :)
    jacome92 jacome92 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    Belly buttons are the sexiest thing on the planet! If you want to talk or have me play with yours, message me! I am 18.
    EricMay117 EricMay117 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    I like playing out side❤🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾😘😘😘😘
    kennyamazing kennyamazing 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    Nothing like playing Destiny, whooping butt and taking names, aww yea
    TheNeverendingLlama TheNeverendingLlama 18-21, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Lets start posting more mud stories form everyone!!!! I know you been playing in mud !!!!!
    Terry9 Terry9 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I started as a teen, never played regular guitar, just bass. I love it.
    bassplayerduane bassplayerduane 51-55, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    really love sexy role playing, so any girls interested please message me(; no guys.
    fflowerpowerr fflowerpowerr 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I started playing just last week and I love it! I went to the Khans of Tarkir prerelease at the weekend and had a lot of fun. I won 2 rounds, lost 3 and drew 1, and all 6 of my...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Someday, I'm going to have a big playground in my backyard. It's going to be candy apple red. And the slides will be blue and the swings will be purple. I'll have a big tire swing...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F Sep 14

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    When I was under 10 years old, my grandmother was the one who taught me how to play the piano. I picked up fast, I learned differently. More doing than seeing, if that makes sense...
    WomanlyQueen WomanlyQueen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I wish I actually had a real piano to play on... I live I. The UK and have always loved playing piano... Pianos are absolutely fantastic but sadly I don't actually have a piano I...
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I miss playing football (soccer) I used to play until I was about 9/10 as a defender I can't remember tried to join a team but didn't get on as they was full to capacity, but I...
    literalscape literalscape 16-17, M Sep 7

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    I used to dislike the instrument, alot. I would roll my eyes when someone showed off their skills and was tempted to suggest that they learn to play a real song, not just stuff on...
    LostEmeraldEyes LostEmeraldEyes 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I learned guitar playing for 3 years during secondary school. I followed my best friend for the audition to get in music school. She wanted to learn to play the guitar and I...
    malacka92 malacka92 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    No surprise. Im a teenage dirt bag half nerd. OF COURSE I PLAY VIDEOGAMES!! They're ultimately a waste of time, but I still love playing them. I love sonic the hedgehog, Zelda...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I've played piano since I was five, but I wanted to try something different, so I started playing alto saxophone in January, with the aim of getting into a Jazz band one day. I'm...
    TreetopTriceratops TreetopTriceratops 16-17, M Sep 2

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    Ive been playing wow for 2-3 years now and i only play with friends that i know irl and play wow. I cant seem to make friends in wow. Most people i meet are pretty much...
    Merrcury Merrcury 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I may be a girl but don't let that fool you I like to play dirty lol....have you ever played capture the flag with 4 boys all around 15 that's hard but guess what I won because I...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I enjoy playing tennis for the fun and exercise. A friend asked me to play last year out of the blue and I uncharacteristically said yes. I am completely self taught and not...
    Marbo12 Marbo12 26-30, M Sep 14

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    Actually I should say, I used to play the piano. Learning that for 11 years and gave it up (to prepare myself for a university entrance examination) - Big mistake. I should have...
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    How many ps or x box people here? what about ios ? android? - well I like play my games like tekken 5 etc , modern combat on ios - well modern combat 5 , im having problems with...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I am learning to play my guitar and would like to hear some of your songs or songs that are easy to play
    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    myself and two friends are looking for someone to DM for us when we play Pathfinder DnD. we play online over Skype and using the roll20 website for tabletop RPGs.
    davable davable 16-17, M Aug 24

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    Myself and two friends are looking for someone to DM for us when we play Pathfinder DnD. We play online over Skype and use the roll20 website for tabletop RPGs
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    I used to play rugby in my school as one of the B team. I played as a prop in the scrum, although sometimes I was the ...ahem, hooker... or one of the second row if needed. My...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M Aug 25

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    By 'play' I mean tune every now and then. I want to play more but there aren't enough people around me who are as interested in the instrument as I am. So I see it as a moot...
    FallenPride FallenPride 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I can't wait to play fifa 15 on ps4 I have butterflies inside me 0.0
    intrvrtdthing intrvrtdthing 22-25, M Aug 27

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    I've been playing softball for 11 years it's one thing that I enjoy doing I love being part of a team and making new friends I play for my high school which I love
    erikapaige97 erikapaige97 16-17, F Aug 27

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    I love to play truth or dare. On me if you are a girl under 16 and want to play
    book92master book92master 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I love playing video games comfortably in my own apt, in the nude, anyone else play video games in the nude?? Or am I the only one?
    LigerTigerMixed LigerTigerMixed 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 28

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    Been playing for 5 years, Got a lot of friends on WoW. I'd like to have more friends that share my gaming passion closer to home. I'm from Cananda, Alberta. I'm open to playing...
    Midnight721 Midnight721 22-25, M Aug 28

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    I just started playing Dragon Nest, I'm a Kali and in need of friends there since playing MMORPG alone is boring
    Ryel004F Ryel004F 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I have been playing since I was five and I compete now. Eventually I want to play when I am also in high school and college. It's my life. :)
    KirstenM2002 KirstenM2002 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    lol there's actually an experience with this title X) how convenient.. have to admit honestly that i played them too, although only until gta iv.. actually enjoyed playing it uuu...
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    anyone still play black ops 2 that's any good at it, AND DOESN'T HACK!!, lemme know ^^ i've been playing it alot recently and could use some good people to enjoy it with.
    Kalsero Kalsero 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 29

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    Playing fallout new Vegas. One of my favorite of the fallout series. Fallout 3 comes second with fallout brotherhood tactics 3rd. Playing thru the old world blues DLC. I swear...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I play on ps3. Message me if you wanna play
    KianaNicole1010 KianaNicole1010 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I prefer to play as a Sorceress or Amazon. I'm currently playing both in Hardcore mode. Hopefully I don't die!
    BrentonSwafford BrentonSwafford 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Has anyone ever played footsie? Or enjoys playing it? I enjoy feet touching because of how relaxing it feels. Even with the same gender it's ok.
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M Sep 4

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    But playing online with other people is boring... I've tried lots of servers and they weren't interesting. I often just connect my computer to my cousin's and we play offline...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 1 Response