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  1. One suggestion, and it's a rather 'mechanical' or...

    One suggestion, and it's a rather 'mechanical' or 'analytic' approach, is to grab a big piece of paper and a pen and do a 'LIKE' and 'DISLIKE' thing--sort of an affinity table of what attracts and...
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    What an incredible group of folks, uniformly not...

    What an incredible group of folks, uniformly not down with the whole pretentiousness thing. Nice.


    Listened again [Go Your Own Way]. Starting to 'get it'. jeeeeezus, it's only about believable...
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    Oh my goodness lord I love you guys. I come in an...

    Oh my goodness lord I love you guys. I come in an rant a pointless thingie about something I don't even understand, and you all contribute like it made some kind of sense. Subjective...yes. I...
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    Yup. Hopefully we're not going to select Chrissie...

    Yup. Hopefully we're not going to select Chrissie as an example of someone who occassionally 'has it on'. My god. More guts, more feeling and more imagination--all rolled into one, than your decade's...
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    Getting Started--What Counts?

    Well, Bongo's been away for a while. I've tried to get some sort of grip on 'music', and here's what I've learned. I hope this might uh...'resonate', with someone.

    I'm an old guy, and I have...
  6. Thread: Drum Science

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    Well, alls I know is they got paraddidles and...

    Well, alls I know is they got paraddidles and stuff like that. So, I'm glad to be back helping out just like in the old days.

    :)
  7. Thread: hmm... hi?

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    One of the least pretentious intros anywhere!...

    One of the least pretentious intros anywhere! Straight to the point. Welcome!!!
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    Now if we just had one penny for every byte...

    Now if we just had one penny for every byte...
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    Well, THAT was a blast from the past for me....

    Well, THAT was a blast from the past for me. Stats showed 920 members...you're at over 8,000 now, and 'attracting members' was never a stated objective. This may be the only place in my life where...
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    Yup, the more Canadians the wackier it's gonna...

    Yup, the more Canadians the wackier it's gonna get! Welcome!! I'm NOT from Toronto, but I've been to Sarnia, so that's almost like being a Canadian. Folks there seemed pretty okay to me, so hey,...
  11. Thread: Hello

    by Bongo Boy
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    I've just reaquainted myself with our extensive...

    I've just reaquainted myself with our extensive Bylaws, Policies and Guidelines, and they say nothing about left-handers or Canadians (much to my surprise)...so, I guess you're IN!!!

    A hearty...
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    Dead, but not forgotten! Autumn Leaves needs...

    Dead, but not forgotten!

    Autumn Leaves needs just a leetle beet more work, then it'll be ready for my planned solo debut/tour, Autumn with Bongo, scheduled to open Spring 2008. I'm very excited,...
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    This thread has been running for over two YEARS. ...

    This thread has been running for over two YEARS. I think that says a lot about...something. Anyway, it looks like it's about time for me to step in and do the statistical analysis one more time and...
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    Yes, but you didn't try it with the tin flute,...

    Yes, but you didn't try it with the tin flute, and I'm just a bit disappointed you didn't step up to the plate on this one.

    But seriously John, that was really kinda cool--I'm just joing around...
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    There isn' any album that made me pick up guitar,...

    There isn' any album that made me pick up guitar, and I can't believe Koala mentioned Pink Floyd because I don't remember ever hearing any guitar in there. :confused: :D

    I picked up guitar...
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    Let me please welcome you also, Nick. As hard as...

    Let me please welcome you also, Nick. As hard as it might be for some us to realize that Canada even HAS a baseball team, it should be easy to see that IBM is the place to be for music. A hearty...
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    Ahoy! You've found a great site, and great folks....

    Ahoy! You've found a great site, and great folks. While I'm a total moron and know exactly jack squat, there are many here among us...
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    So then, M Scruffles, who decides who the morons...

    So then, M Scruffles, who decides who the morons and bad guitarists are?

    Not to add to the controversy, of course. :cool:
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    I must sound like a broken record (if any of you...

    I must sound like a broken record (if any of you know what that obscure reference actually means) but Harrelson (possibly the wrong spelling) is the author of Music Theory I, II and III which are,...
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    Yes. My question was so unbelievably stupid that...

    Yes. My question was so unbelievably stupid that I just deleleted it, hopefully before anyone had the chance to quote me. Frequently, at the end of the day, I seem to disengage my brain completely.
  21. Thread: Steel Drums?

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    I may be overexposing my total ignorance here,...

    I may be overexposing my total ignorance here, but could congas be used instead? I'm not saying they have a similar sound. I'm saying that, you may be able to use congas to get the ritmo you need to...
  22. Thread: Piano!!!

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    I can't speak for the forum Gods, but I will...

    I can't speak for the forum Gods, but I will anyway because I've had so much Chardonnay this evening, k? Not only are we not worried about it, but it would be warmly welcomed, I think. I'd personally...
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    Hello David. Well, you're freaking me out. I...

    Hello David. Well, you're freaking me out. I guess when you bend a string I'm thinking you ARE making a different note, so I'm thinking you're really okay and all that.

    Anyway, I'm just having...
  24. Understanding the structure of common scales has...

    Understanding the structure of common scales has nothing whatsoever to do with acoustic or electric guitar...it's just music. If you're confused about stuff in Part III, then tell me if you've...
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    Maybe I should add that I really hate this...

    Maybe I should add that I really hate this ****ing instrument, and loathe the day I opted to challenge it.
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