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I Want to Learn to Play the Guitar

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 7

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm a guitar teacher and therefore love to play guitar. Summer of 2013 I got my dream guitar. I had been drooling over this guitar on eBay for years, but never really had the money...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I play guitar when I'm sad and write lyrics with the melody
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Jul 28

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    When I play guitar I feel like I'm escaping reality. When I sing...it's an unbelievable feeling :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 3

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    I really do love playing guitar there is just something about it that just relaxing and therapeutic
    Jerry122 Jerry122 18-21, M Aug 8

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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 Jul 24

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    Play it with me!!!!! Now! If you haven't played before, here is how you do it. You need two or more people to do it properly. 1. Go to the other person's experience group list 2...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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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 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Anyone want to play 3 word short story?? :DD Ex: Me: There once was You: an alien named Me: Jack who was Etc. Start your story below and let's play!!!!
    DavidRHall1996 DavidRHall1996 18-21, M Aug 7

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    If you are a girl and want to play truth or dare( hot or not hot you choose) with me tell me i dont care the age
    iepxD iepxD 16-17, M Aug 2

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    Anyone want to play??? If your up for i t!!I know I am=}
    justtheloner justtheloner 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day 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 Jul 23

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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 Jul 27

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    I'm learning to play I walk the line by Johny Cash on my guitar
    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    I love to sing and play my guitar just the feeling of mixing the two makes me feel good
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M Aug 2

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    Just learnt "high and dry" by Radiohead. Loving it!!!! ;D
    Wisdom8 Wisdom8 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I'm getting a new guitar and this has to be my favourite style so far. It's awesome!
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F Aug 1

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    Last night I finished 'Frankensteining' this Squier Strat that my wife had gotten me for my birthday. I put a new neck-maple fretboard, custom antiqued headstock designed by...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    I started when I was 10. Sometimes I sing while I play
    ohlayla ohlayla 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    At the moment I have a white strat and a black les Paul studio gibson and a red grech.... But I really want this blue les Paul Gibson. Just need to save up now (:
    Gabriella20xx Gabriella20xx 16-17, F Aug 1

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    This is a story of a china rabbit who doesn't understand love. Through an unfortunate series of events, he loses his owner and learns of love, friendship, and loss through a series...
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer 22-25, F Aug 14

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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 Jul 28

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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 3 Responses Jul 30

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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 4 Responses Jul 30

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    Day 8: 3 Turn-ons 1). A man that reads to me especially something that he has written for me. I find it incredibly sexy. 2). Playing with my hair... Constantly reaching to...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Anyone wanna play with me?
    litzz litzz 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Any one wanna play? But ask me a question first
    TexasYankeesFan TexasYankeesFan 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Message me to play ! New to EP
    Johnz23 Johnz23 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    Day 2- 9 Things about me that I haven't said already in past stories. Started this awhile ago and never continued with the rest. Here goes: 1. I've always had a hang up about...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I want a cello. I love the way it sounds.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I'm home alone and can do anything. Anyone up for some truth or dare?
    abbyseaney abbyseaney 16-17, T Jul 23

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    By anyone I mean women, sry dudes.
    Poopoohead17 Poopoohead17 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I just passed my sissy test with a hundred%
    abbyseaney abbyseaney 16-17, T Jul 27

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    Would you rather attend a nudist same gender school where the teachers are all blind nuns, OR go "she's the man" style- dressing as a boy in an all guys school (or a girl in an all...
    tpoluti tpoluti 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29