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I Want to Learn to Play the Guitar

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    I really want to learn to play guitar, i love metallica and ac/dc and wish i could play as good as them
    Iowaguy22 Iowaguy22 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    Spice Up That C-Chord!

    Within the realm of music, there are three types of musicians: strokers, blowers and beaters. For all you strokers out there, grab your git-fiddle and lay down your best C-chord. Now that you have it fingered, try this out: take your ring finger which is fingering the note C on...
    sparkumup sparkumup 56-60, M Mar 22, 2013

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    My Goal For This Winter

    Many in my family play guitar ranging from rock to country to gospel. Every since I was a kid I wanted to learn to play but just never took the time to learn. Now I am 55 but figure it's never to late to learn. Winter in upon us again with it's long month's of being stuck inside...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 6 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    The Acoustic From a Dead Father

    I've had an acoustic guitar given to me by my father over 15 years ago, well I more inherited it 15 years ago when he passed. I've always been trying to learn for years, then one by one the strings broke, the case came apart, but that didn't stop me, I kept it safe and...
    inconditusLeo inconditusLeo 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    Learning to Play

    Well I am going to learn to play the guitar!! Im beginning to work on my goal. My husband bought me an electric guitar for my birthday! Now, hes checking on lessons for me. I cant wait. Its always been my dream to learn to play the guitar. I cant believe that its finally going to...
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 15 Responses Sep 23, 2007

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    I've Always Wanted To Learn!!!

    I have always wanted to learn how to play the guitar.  I have my own guitar.  I even have a book for beginners.  My guitar sits in it's case, I dust it off every few weeks.  I always say, "man!!!"  I need to learn how to play this thing.  I did start to learn how to play...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    I Play Piano, So I Would Like to Play Guitar Also

    My boyfriend knows how to play guitar and he's really good. :) He's taught me a couple songs already. But I can imagine when we start living together that I will get to practice on his guitar all I want, he'll teach me a lot of songs, and he'll give some advice too. It will...
    minnie22mouse minnie22mouse 18-21, F Nov 20, 2008

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    My Entire Family Plays...

    I really want to learn to play the quitar and write music. Most of my family plays very well. I think my dad is the only one who doesn't besides myself! In fact three members of my family perform. It is a beautiful instrument! I have had boyfriends that play too and I loved to...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 3 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    RedAndBlack21 RedAndBlack21 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    Lessons?

    I'm a full-time guitarist in the midwest - just curious if anyone would be interested in lessons from time to time? I'd be open to bartering my skills for yours - what could you do for me?
    proguitar proguitar 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    A Dust Collector

    I have always wanted to learn how to play a guitar. So finally after retiring last year i decided now was the time. I went and bought a very good guitar and signed up for lessons. So, to make a long story short, i now own a very expensive, dust collecting, musical instrument. So...
    Goodguy09 Goodguy09 61-65, M Mar 17, 2009

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    A Real One...

    I mean... I am quite good at the guitar on rock band 2 for ps3... but I am actually interested in learning the real thing. I love music. I want to be able to make my own! It's just a matter of buying the stuff I need and finding someone to teach me.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Aug 30, 2009

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    Only Recently

    I am a musician, I play the violin and piano, but recently I've really got into metal, and specifically folk-metal. I've heard the extremely awesome sounds that the guitar can make, and being a curious person, I'm keen to learn this. I am appreciative of the skilled artists out...
    IamcalledS IamcalledS 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F Aug 28

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    My parents just surprised me

    and they're giving me guitar lessons OMG!!
    SavannahCole SavannahCole 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    My Experience In Learning To Play

    G'Day, folks! :) I already play guitar and I have made a couple of replies to posts further down the page. One post in particular talked about collaborating with a friend while taking lessons to speed up the learning curve. The comment I posted to her post needs to be an original...
    sparkumup sparkumup 56-60, M Mar 14, 2013

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    I want to learn how to play the guitar

    (obviously haha) I just bought an acoustic guitar and was wondering how other people learned,through the internet, self teaching, etc. so ya I'd like to hear about people's stories about learning or if anything interesting happened because of learning or while you were learning
    Justaguy03 Justaguy03 18-21, M Jan 7

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    I Have Been Inspired. . .

    My idol has inspired me to learn to play the guitar. . .the only problem is I have no idea how to pick one from a store besides just looking at the physical features. I have done my research online and what I know is I need a cord and an amplifier and a pick of...
    ilOV3yOU ilOV3yOU 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    I love playing guitar when no one can bother me
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    Ok heres a game I want to play ok anyone can tell me to pick one gay teen on ep to get to be my bf within 24 hours and I will do it.It could be anyone if I fail ILL do you any...
    Koolboy55 Koolboy55 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    1. I want to play two truths and a lie. 2. I've posted about forty entries in the last month on EP. 3. I am hilarious.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 13

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    Massage me if you want to play
    Leighton4 Leighton4 18-21, M Sep 14

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    Hi everybody! I'm still sort of a newcomer to this whole musical side of things. I'm currently able to play a few songs that i really like Slow Ride - Foghat Me and my broken...
    MikeBrin MikeBrin 18-21, M Aug 30

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    I've always been very creative...always loved to write short stories...even had a couple win awards in high school. I taught myself how to play piano, guitar, and drums when i was...
    neamatoad neamatoad 26-30, M Sep 12

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    When I got my first guitar I just could not stop playing.... so I decided to compose some of my own music.
    Deathcaster23 Deathcaster23 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    I'm getting a new guitar for my birthday. So existed!! :) XD
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    When times were hard I was never alone because my guitar was always by my side
    xXJakeWhiteXx xXJakeWhiteXx 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1) I love to dance 2) I can play the guitar and piano 3) I can speak 4 languages
    Legionicula Legionicula 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    1. I believe in Norse paganism 2. I am a huge fan of death metal 3. I play a Gibson Flying V baritone guitar
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 14

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    Just love it playing in the morning or night it's just awesome and I'm trying to do let her go but I'm half way
    shaun765 shaun765 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    My callouses are going soft. I am not dedicated to my playing. I feel so guilty.
    justme195 justme195 51-55, M Sep 4

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    Today I went for a swim at my local lake. As I jumped into the water with enthusiasm, I was determined to swim to the little island far off in distance. I paddled and paddled and I...
    BLVLFreeSwim BLVLFreeSwim 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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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
    davable davable 16-17, M Aug 24

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    1. I'm 5'9" 2. I've played with a tiger 3. I play basketball
    Gaemerysudi Gaemerysudi 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13

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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 1 day ago

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    Hey anyone wanna play mine are hard to warn you....
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    1. I've been to Africa 8 times. 2. I play tennis. 3. I'm 5'8
    Kat0524 Kat0524 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 13

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    1. I fell in love with a girl for 10 years. 2. I can play more than 5 musical instruments. 3. When I was 10, I programed my first video game.
    victorv90 victorv90 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    1.) I play more than 5 instruments 2.) I own a shy piranha fish 3.) I change my favourite colour daily
    80sRockLover 80sRockLover 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 13

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    1. I've met Mary Lambert 2. I hate scary movies 3. I can't play the piano
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 70+, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Is there any females out there that lives in the UK, who wouldn’t mind me playing with their belly button? Message me if you’re interested.
    Navel90 Navel90 22-25, M Sep 15

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    1) I am 70% deaf one ear and completely in the other 2) play in the rain 3) I believe in love at first sight
    Legionicula Legionicula 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I'm bored so let's play. 1 I'm 6 foot tall 2 I'm left handed 3 I've made a teacher second guess themselves and they were wrong Choose wisely
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Beloved of all who watch Mitchell and Webb, yes, we all like to play Numberwang. So let's start the game! Okay, I'll go first! 54!
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Give me some pee dares. I want the worst ones you can imagine;) I have school today, so keep that in mind;) dare away!
    rosesdiesodoi rosesdiesodoi 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    All I want is to have some fun
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Does anyone use GarageBand for their music production? I can't seem to get anywhere with it and it's probably just me. It doesn't seem very intuitive or user friendly. Maybe I...
    yorkshirelad65 yorkshirelad65 46-50, M Aug 26

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