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I Want to Learn to Play the Guitar

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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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    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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    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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    RedAndBlack21 RedAndBlack21 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 7

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    Guitar

    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So I have a guitar but no tutor! I think I'm gonna try to teach myself, should I start with chords? Which are easiest?
    untitled360 untitled360 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have been trying to teach myself how to play for the past 7 years and still have a long way to go before I can fulfill one of my life's goals to become part of a band. Would like...
    kchondo90 kchondo90 22-25, M Jul 18

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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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    I play guitar when I'm sad and write lyrics with the melody
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I am a self taught piano player and i like to learn songs from games and anime and different shows and i just want to play for someone :P
    kraygoth kraygoth 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am soo bored dos any one want to play truth or dare with me u can invite friends and we can play on dkype or here on ep
    Blueclaw Blueclaw 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Bought a guitar yesterday. It's a fender acoustic guitar. Later, I will save some money for a Gibson guitar! Learning some chords, it will be fun to learn to play an instrument...
    EsteeVonne EsteeVonne 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I took an interest in guitar about 2 years ago. Now, ever since last year, my uncle teaches me how to play since he knows how. I've learned a lot from him and I'm hoping to one day...
    basketballislife15 basketballislife15 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love playing with long hair, if it's really smooth and silky, I just love running my fingers through it....idk lol I'm weird....
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I used to play this game on a message board forever ago. Let's see if you guys are up to it. I have my iTunes on shuffle, you ask any question and I'll comment back with what song...
    valuhreeee valuhreeee 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    So here's a list of all the different celebrities of whose hair I would love to play with. Top 20, not necessarily in order. 1) Lea Michele 2) Selena Gomez 3) Lucy Hale 4) Kate...
    Hairaddict67 Hairaddict67 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Tagged by Gyummy... 1. I love to hike, I could walk all day. 2. I grew up in the country, always wanted to live in the city, now all I want is to live out in the country again...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I think this would be the ultimate high for me. To have my girlfriend pick out an outfit of hers (preferably a dress or skirt and nice top with her pantyhose) and have her do my...
    JohnWilson1645 JohnWilson1645 18-21, M Jul 17

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    If anyone is interested message me so we can play
    ButencioX ButencioX 22-25, M Jul 5

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    Girls 13-15 message me to play
    Dozer960 Dozer960 13-15, M Jul 10

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    Tagged by GypsyHeartedPoet tasked to write 6 random things about me... Six things? Are there six things about me? 1. I've recovered from an addiction 2. I've been paid for...
    KittyDaddy KittyDaddy 51-55, M Jul 14

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    I'm happy to play with anyone?
    NCFCfoote NCFCfoote 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Message me to play online.
    jelford jelford 36-40, M Jul 17

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    I have fantasies about playing with long hair: stroking it, smoothing it, running my fingers through it, burying my face in it, kissing it, and all sorts.
    AntonyBoys AntonyBoys 18-21, M Jul 18

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    Omg Jesus if I play that with my girlfriend I don't think i would be able to hold back from ******* her
    LGKolor LGKolor 18-21, M Jul 20

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    Feel free to message me and ask what you want!
    cyndyarcia1 cyndyarcia1 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 3

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    Those are my babies. My acoustic, electric, and bass. I have more a couple more too. It's so much fun :)
    laur94 laur94 18-21, F Jul 4

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    no Mungo, never kill a customer .... hint this parrot is bleeding demised
    quantumike quantumike 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    1. I'm 1 of 9 children 2. I have 8 nieces and nephews 3. I'm 1/10 Egyptian
    RubyGoad1 RubyGoad1 13-15, F Jul 4

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    Killing your best friend or your best friend killing you?
    Brookiecookie2000 Brookiecookie2000 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    Tagged by americanwitch and I'm finally writing it.. my bad.... 1. I absolutely hate seeds in oranges! Doesn't matter how good it is. I guess I have a thing about seeds in fruits...
    Gyummy Gyummy 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Tagged by Accebere1. My father was my hero2.I love spectacular sunsets3.I have isolated myself for the past few years4.I'm weary of the term" celebrity" It rules everything5.I...
    dayvee65 dayvee65 46-50, M Jul 14

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    Tagged by Dayvee65 tasked to write 6 random things about me... 1. I've been so poor that I've eaten out of dumpsters and so rich I had a closet full of paper bags filled with big...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Hi I am a 23 year old male from the UK, I'd like to meet up with other females and go out socializing. I like female belly buttons especially Innies :) I'd like to meet females who...
    Navel90 Navel90 22-25, M Jul 18

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    But its nighttime already.
    gahnotnah gahnotnah 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm home alone and can do anything. Anyone up for some truth or dare?
    abbyseaney abbyseaney 16-17, T a week ago

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    By anyone I mean women, sry dudes.
    Poopoohead17 Poopoohead17 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just passed my sissy test with a hundred%
    abbyseaney abbyseaney 16-17, T 1 Response 3 days ago