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Post by randalljazz » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:29 am

"Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?" -- Marcus Aurelius
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Post by Evocacion » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:15 pm

"Every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."
Homer Simpson.

For me, there seems to be some truth in that - every time I learn a new guitar piece, I seem to forget an old piece I used to be able to play...

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Post by Erik Zurcher » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:21 pm

4 stages of learning:
unconsciously incompetent
consciously incompetent
consciously competent
unconsciously competent
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Post by Bill » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:38 am

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Post by Erik Zurcher » Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:25 am

By comparing yourself with a worse player you will feel better. Only by measuring yourself with the best, you can become better.
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Post by mrdarcy » Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:35 am

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Post by robin loops » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:01 pm

Erik Zurcher wrote:
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:25 am
By comparing yourself with a worse player you will feel better. Only by measuring yourself with the best, you can become better.
Similar to playing different chess opponents. You can play against worse players and feel great about your game but never improve. To improve your game, you must play against players that are superior.
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Post by Intune » Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:11 pm

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Post by davebones » Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:40 pm

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Post by montana » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:39 am

glassynails wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 9:31 pm
"This is one of the most brilliant posts!"

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Very interesting glassy.....who said that!

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Post by Andrew Pohlman » Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:40 pm

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
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Post by Andrew Pohlman » Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:59 pm

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Post by Erik Zurcher » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:27 pm

A classical guitar student went to a teacher and declared he wanted to learn, he was devoted and ready. How long would it take? The teacher replied: “Ten years.”
The student, a bit impatient and not satisfied with the answer went ahead and said: But I want to master it faster than that, I will work every hard, practice 10 or more hours a day if necessary. How long would it THEN take? The teacher replied: “Twenty years.”
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Post by doug » Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:06 pm

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Post by Andrew Fryer » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:43 pm

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