So...does this bother anyone?

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  1. FFXIhealer

    FFXIhealer Active Member

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    I know where those stickers came from. I have a sheet of them in my Rocksmith game box. I've never used them because by the time I got the game, I already knew what frets where where. But I could see how it would be useful to someone just starting out playing, especially playing Rocksmith. The game scrolls the fretboard towards you using numbers, so it makes it a bit easier.

    They also sell custom-colored string packs for Rocksmith, but they're ridiculously over-priced...like $20 for a pack of 6 strings.
     
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    yeah, as long as the markers can come off, use it to become a better player. one old time road warrior, when asked by a couple of young players if he had any advice for someone just getting into the music scene... replied:
    'Two words: GET GOOD."

    That says it all, really. anything that helps you get good will stand you in good stead later, when you need every millimeter of talent you can produce... in order to just hold your own against sooooo many other excellent performers.

    ...but make sure you take them off before joining any band, or you'll never hear the end of it. They'll stick those on everything... on yer bike handle bars, on the steering wheel of yer car, they'll bribe yer girlfriend to get them (fake) tatooed on her leg... every time you turn around, there'll be more of them.
    on yer mikestand, on yer iPad, on the clock on yer wall...and on and on and on. At least that's what I'd do if you were in my band with those on yer SG.
    *grins
     
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  3. seizure

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    Ding ding ding! Yup. Rocksmith. The one learning tool that has helped me 75% more than anything else.
     
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    Tobacco Worm Well-Known Member

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    Good grief lad, I though you were playing around. Thus the ridiculous post on my part as I though I was playing along with the big joke... I thought that you were pulling everybody's leg here.. Guess not. :dunno:
     
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    I am not a fan.

    We'll leave it at that :)
     
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    I'm pretty sure that's just one 8 coil pickup.
    Love the exhaust tho'.
     
  7. michaelinokc

    michaelinokc Well-Known Member

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    Got some of those with Rocksmith and put them on my Les Paul Custom.







































    Nah, not really.
     
  8. Biddlin

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    :hmm:I don't know about this approach. I can make my orange tomcat, Lancelot, play Mary Had a Little Lamb on the Casio keyboard, by making a laser pointer touch the right keys. That doesn't make him Van Cliburn .:laugh2:
    BTW I never had training wheels,either.:naughty:
    Biddlin ;>)/
     
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    My training wheels were scraped elbows and knees.
     
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    To each their own ... :)
     
  11. Tobacco Worm

    Tobacco Worm Well-Known Member

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    Training wheels? Guys, I rode a horse to the school on the rez. But when I was smaller I had a little rope attached to the saddle to help pull me up. Does that count? :laugh2:
     
  12. Greg Connor

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    Yikes!

    Looks like a "Left Brain" idea to create a "Right Brain" activity
     
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    It looks like someone figured out how to take advantage of a swimming pool pickup route...just fill the whole thing with pickups.

    But, what I wanna know, is will it get me that SRV tone!
     
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    I just started learning keyboards.

    I did the same think to the keys!!
     
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    Filled them up with pickups?
    :)
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    I remember a nice organ store in a mall in N. Richland Hills TX that had many models within. A couple had keys that lit up displaying the notes in the keys. Then if ya pressed one the entire key would light up. Damnedest thing I ever saw. :shock:

    My mother taught me to identify middle C the first day of my lessons and then we went from there. I mean there's only 12 keys (unless you count the octave) and it was pretty easy to learn them the way I was taught. But that was long ago in a galaxy far far away ........ :D
     
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  18. rocknme

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    Yeah, it bothers me.
     
  19. Greg Connor

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    I have a friend (Harmonica Player) who is trying to make sense of blues progressions, 12 bar, 16 bar, 8 bar etc. He's taking a technical approach and getting nowhere in a big hurry.

    I think you have to somehow get to the point where you feel the music and where it's going. Let things like finger position (7th fret/4th string etc) go until you figure out where the music is headed.

    Just my opinion, and I'm not the best guitar player that you have ever seen, so take it with a grain of salt.
     
  20. Popozuda

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    Why yes, now that you mention it. It bothers me immensely.

    Not really. Although I don't really see the need.
     

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