Enemies of the CG player

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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by James A. Showalter » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:03 am

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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by zupfgeiger » Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:48 am

MSGuitar wrote:Orthopedic Surgeons (aka Hand Specialists)
Why enemy, more a friend, I would say. Without the help of a hand surgeon I would not play the guitar today.
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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by BugDog » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:26 pm

Anyone who has used a hammer has busted a finger or thumb with one at one time or another.
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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by kirolak » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:13 pm

Dogs who roll around & mock one as one practices. . .

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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by Muggins Simoon » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:29 pm

Wives. People tell me " your wife must love hearing you play" my reply: "since when do wives love their husband's hobbies?"
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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by Smudger5150 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:45 pm

Muggins Simoon wrote:Wives. People tell me " your wife must love hearing you play" my reply: "since when do wives love their husband's hobbies?"
I second this. Although more specifically, my wife hates hearing me practise. She's happy to hear the finished article. But when is a piece ever finished? :?: :!: - sigh
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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by powderedtoastman » Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:13 pm

Stewart Doyle wrote:10-pin bowling -> say goodbye to that p nail
Actually it'll be the m and a nails if you are a serious bowler and throw a hook with a fingertip drill pattern! I quit bowling largely for this reason!

And, has nobody yet mentioned beer/soda cans with pull tabs?

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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by woodenhand » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:17 am

Lovemyguitar wrote:
spanishguitarmusic wrote:I would also say pets are not too classical guitar friendly...
I disagree -- my dog is my best audience! :)
Agree with this. My late cat was my best audience.

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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by James A. Showalter » Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:12 am

"Without the help of a hand surgeon I would not play the guitar today."

Yeah, me too. Poor attempt at humor through sarcasm.
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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by zupfgeiger » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:10 am

MSGuitar wrote:"Without the help of a hand surgeon I would not play the guitar today."

Yeah, me too. Poor attempt at humor through sarcasm.
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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by Whiteagle » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:46 am

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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by Rick Beauregard » Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:29 pm

Judging from the introduction posts of new Delcamperites, I'd have to say Families and Careers.
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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by 80guitarguy » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:05 pm

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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by 80guitarguy » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:05 pm

When played fingerstyle
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Re: Enemies of the CG player

Post by Erik Zurcher » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:13 pm

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