Any strategies for practicing with very limited time?

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  1. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    Would this be considered an oxymoron... being blown away by a silent mute? Or did you put your tongue on the 9-volt?
     
  2. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

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    Oh, what I wouldn't give to have my tongue tased!
     
  3. Robbrand

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    I was blown away... because I was wearing the earphones. The neighbors, however, were blissfully unaware.
     
  4. Ed Lee

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    It's not what you'd give or not give, but what you'd sue for if you survived. They could induce atrial fibrillation and be lethal. Then your daughter would sue.
     
  5. gunshowtickets

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    Is the time taken the problem or is the noise the problem? If the latter, might i suggest also switching to cornet or fl├╝gelhorn? They're much more popular with people who have to listen to you not of their own volition.
     
  6. Dennis78

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    I can be just as noisy with my cornet
     
  7. gunshowtickets

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    So can I, but it seems to offend the neighbors (and people in adjacent rooms) less...
     
  8. trickg

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    Try playing drums sometime - see how the family and the neighbors like that.
     
  9. Chrisb

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    I once suggested we buy a drum kit "for our son"... She didn't fall for it
     
  10. tobylou8

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    My youngest son wanted to play drums. We said no, you don't have the time with all your other activities, which was true. He was already taking guitar lessons. The "parents" next door thought it was horrible that we would deny such a request. They bought a set "for their kids", and invited our son to play them whenever he wanted. He played them twice, said, "Meh, not my thing", and that was it. THEN their kids decided they wanted to play!!!!! I still laugh every time I think of it! :lol:
     

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