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    Nicotine is bad for you. But using the vapor...

    Nicotine is bad for you. But using the vapor cigarettes is less bad than tobacco. You get the nicotine but not the other bad stuff like tar and no second hand smoke.

    When I used to smoke...
  2. Thread: hey there

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    Oh wait, I was using the wrong option(show...

    Oh wait, I was using the wrong option(show threads from last two months)

    I can see the threads now.

    Never mind. lol.
  3. Thread: hey there

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    hey there

    Long story, short version.I have this Casio CTK-496 keyboard. It has 36 white keys (and 25 black keys) I got a power supply for it. It has a drum machine, 100 songs, and a bunch of other junk on...
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    Wow. Thanks for all the great info. (that's a...

    Wow. Thanks for all the great info.

    (that's a LOT of info.)

    What ending up happening was this:
    I started looking at the mixolydian. It's a major scale, so I somehow started looking at the...
  5. Thread: Thanks

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    Thanks, that's pretty interesting.

    Thanks, that's pretty interesting.
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    What is this cord? It's driving me nuts. E - 2...

    What is this cord? It's driving me nuts.
    E - 2
    B - 1
    G - 2
    D - 1
    A - x
    E - x

    It's minor 3rds stacked. I'm told its a diminished chord. Does it come from the major scale. If I play it...
  7. Thread: Thanks

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    Thanks

    I don't like to post, cause I always say something stupid. (cant be the beer). Usually, my question has been asked and answered. LOL.

    With the holidays upon us, I would like to wish a very...
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    That makes a lot of sense. Thanks. (now I...

    That makes a lot of sense.

    Thanks.

    (now I know, so......back to Malcom's post) :D
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    Well, I thought I was going to be goofing off and...

    Well, I thought I was going to be goofing off and noodleing around.

    Turns out it's a homework assignment. :eek:

    Instead of goofing off, I'm looking at the Mixolydian mode. I think I...
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    So do you mean mixoydion with the root equals A...

    So do you mean mixoydion with the root equals A or D note?
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    Improvisation or...?

    Ok, I’m noodling again. :o

    (But, hey, it’s my guitar and that’s what I am going to do today ) That’s not the question.
    <O:p</O:p

    I’m playing a 12 bar blues I IV V chord progression in A maj....
  12. Thread: Hi there!

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    Welcome. I have small hands too. But they are...

    Welcome.

    I have small hands too. But they are the only hands I got. No sense worrying about it for too long.

    Now, if my brain was too small, that would be a problem.

    Just kidding. Welcome...
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    Thanks to everyone for all of the usefull...

    Thanks to everyone for all of the usefull information. Very interesting. Nice charts and links.

    Now, to let all of this settle into my brain....

    Thanks again.
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    Fret board, Octaves, and Notation

    I was wondering what it is called when you play the exact same note on two different strings and how it would be written in standard notation.

    For instance the A note can be played on the 6th...
  15. Thread: No Lookie

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    Or, you could just close your eyes and play...

    Or, you could just close your eyes and play something you already know! :rolleyes:
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    ........... and I am wanting to learn more...

    ...........
    and I am wanting to learn more without looking at the fretboard. How do you know where you are on the fretboard and how to get to a specific fret?
    ..........

    I like to practice in...
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    I'm 56 years old. I only play guitar and...

    I'm 56 years old.

    I only play guitar and sing. (which would be using the terms loosely)

    I learned some chords when I was a teenager. But decided to try it again about 1 1/2 years ago.
    ...
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    Ok, I see. Not really the way I was thinking...

    Ok, I see. Not really the way I was thinking about it. I tried on this song as an intro. Not playing it while singing it, but playing the vocals to the first verse on the guitar. It was fun. ...
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    I know you said that you all have been playing...

    I know you said that you all have been playing together for quite a long time. It seems like the timing would be crucial in order for it to sound good. (duh! Timing is always crucial.....)

    I...
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    Apparently, that's not what you were talking...

    Apparently, that's not what you were talking about.

    I couldn't find it in wikipedia. When I googled "echo melody", it showed me this thread.
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    Malcolm, You’ve written, (in this thread and...

    Malcolm,

    You’ve written, (in this thread and others) about “echo melody”. I'm thinking that you mean playing the notes that the singer is singing...on the guitar. I’ve been playing around with...
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    Thanks dude, that's like a shot in the arm. I...

    Thanks dude, that's like a shot in the arm. I already feel better.
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    I didn’t want to just “jump ship” on my major...

    I didn’t want to just “jump ship” on my major scales practice. You know the old poker saying “spending good money to chase bad money”? Well, I felt like that I already spent 5 months on these major...
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    Reading my own post, it appears a little...

    Reading my own post, it appears a little misleading. It sounds like I’m saying “I’m going to continue on doing what I was doing before. Regardless of the advice I’ve received”.

    That’s not the...
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    I have been thinking about this stuff all week...

    I have been thinking about this stuff all week long.

    On a side note, I work during the day, M-F and my wife works on the second shift (3 pm – 11 pm). She can’t stand for me to play the guitar....
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