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    I was just practicing open chord changes some...

    I was just practicing open chord changes some metronome work, going up and down the neck on powerchords playing a handful of basic songs that have elements of everything I'm practicing and struggling...
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    Nah antidepressants don't work like that. Awhile...

    Nah antidepressants don't work like that. Awhile ago I was convinced I was ready to stop taking them and was in the process of really slowly weening myself off them, I got to half the dose and it...
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    Hey guys 2011 finds me still here so I thought...

    Hey guys 2011 finds me still here so I thought I'd post an update on my progress or lack thereof.

    Was supposed to hear back from the new tutor in january, was a little concerned near the end of...
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    Thanks for the suggestion, I had started to mess...

    Thanks for the suggestion,
    I had started to mess around a little learning riffs acdcs back in black, deep purples smoke on the water was quite keen on fully learning nirvanas about a girl found...
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    Thanks. I'm not receiving lessons now as the...

    Thanks.

    I'm not receiving lessons now as the guy at the drop in centre decided to move on.

    Decided to change my routine a little and have been teaching myself some scales and maintaining...
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    Thanks crossroads and urucoug. My fingers are...

    Thanks crossroads and urucoug.
    My fingers are pretty nicely conditioned now so thats not really proving a problem.

    I think that thirty minutes a day sounds pretty good, lately I've just had the...
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    Thanks JonR I don't think I touched my guitar...

    Thanks JonR
    I don't think I touched my guitar all week and just picked it up today when I was bored.
    Went over what I've learned so far in a pretty relaxed fashion.
    Decided to learn a pretty easy...
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    Still practicing albeit somewhat inconsistantly,...

    Still practicing albeit somewhat inconsistantly, somedays I can pick up the guitar and go for an hour or two somedays its only half an hour.
    Sadly there are days when I'm just so down I don't see...
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    Hey thanks guys for all the solid advice, It...

    Hey thanks guys for all the solid advice, It gives me something to work towards.
    I'm thinking it may take me a little longer than I initially thought to get to the sort of skill level that I need.
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    Quick route to garage band

    I'm a learner guitarist with about a couple months of experience have most of the basic chords down and working on chord changes mostly at the moment.

    I want to start playing in a grunge, punk or...
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    Been pretty inconsistent with my practice lately,...

    Been pretty inconsistent with my practice lately, strangely enough do seem to be improving when I am motivated to practice.
    The guy teaching me at the moment is back this week so I'll keep going for...
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    Well I started back into a little practice but...

    Well I started back into a little practice but varying amounts sometimes 1 half hour session sometimes 2 training different things each time.

    Had another lesson last thursday and have one more...
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    Thats solid advice, I've allready been doing it...

    Thats solid advice, I've allready been doing it for quite awhile.
    Half hour walks mostly, some light weights when i feel upto it.

    I think its mostly the destruction of my way of life and the...
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    Yeah at the moment I'm trying to do half hour...

    Yeah at the moment I'm trying to do half hour bursts throughout the day my fingers are not as conditioned enough to allow more at the moment and at one stage the other day my fretting hand was...
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    I practiced for 40 minutes last night. My...

    I practiced for 40 minutes last night.
    My fingertips are a bit softer than I thought they would be after all this time and I felt a bit sore in the body after awhile.
    I've been told by other...
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    Well had my first lesson today. I was a little...

    Well had my first lesson today.
    I was a little out of my comfort zone seeing I've been housebound for so long, but I found it enjoyable nonetheless, used an accoustic guitar today.

    Learned B7...
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    My social worker is setting me up to go to a...

    My social worker is setting me up to go to a mental health centre where they have beginner guitar classes, they reckon I need to start doing things to get myself out of this perpetual gloom.

    Had a...
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    Lack of Motivation

    So Last year I decided I wanted to learn how to play electric guitar bought myself an Ibanez grx40 starter kit with everything I needed.
    Was using an online course and had a friend that played that...
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    Sup

    Hi everyone
    New guy signing on
    Electric guitar noob hoping to one day play well.
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