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Ello and Good evening!

I hale from Oklahoma and recently spoke to my doc about quiting smoking. She said i should find a new hobby that can occupy my mind and time to help me quit. Not sure I follow the logic, but hey, sounded like a great excuse to learn to play guitar! I've always wanted to learn anyhow. So I picked up as Oscar Schmidt OE30 on ebay and started lookin for resources. I've already made a set of flash cards based on the Rosetta stone and timing is everything articles so I can learn to read music (again!).

Some of my favorite guitar sounds come from Pink Floyd, SRV, and BB King. Some of my other hobbies include fire performance (ala and teaching myself everything I don't know.

Looking forward the journey and hope to make a few new friends along the way!

Posted : 06/03/2007 9:54 am
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Hello elementalfire!

Posted : 06/03/2007 10:22 am
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Hello, and welcome to GN. See ya 'round the forums.

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Posted : 06/03/2007 11:09 am
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Yay! Pink Floyd! You got good taste in music. Welcome to the board.

Posted : 06/03/2007 11:16 am
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Welcome to GN! I have an OE-30 also. Nice guitar. Good luck on your musical adventure! 8) :D


"The only way I know that guarantees no mistakes is not to play and that's simply not an option". David Hodge

Posted : 06/03/2007 11:25 am
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Welcome to GN Elementalfire!

A very good decision: change the tobacco for a new hobby! I quited smoking 2 and half years ago :D

Posted : 06/03/2007 1:37 pm
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Hi elementalfire. Welcome to GN.

Posted : 06/03/2007 8:23 pm
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welcome....there are an awful lot of ex smokers here too :lol:

what did the drummer get on his I.Q. test?....


Posted : 06/03/2007 10:22 pm
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Welcome to GuitarNoise, Elementalfire! We look forward to seeing you around the forums! :D

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"Don't wanna ride no shootin' star. Just wanna play on the rhythm guitar." Emmylou Harris, "Rhythm Guitar" from "The Ballad of Sally Rose"

Posted : 07/03/2007 12:57 am
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Welcome to GN!


Posted : 07/03/2007 3:07 pm
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Welcome to GN and enjoy the journey.

Look forward to seeing you round the boards.


I've had a lot of sobering thoughts in my time.
It was them that turned me to drink.

Posted : 08/03/2007 6:09 pm
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Welcome to GN. Good luck with your new hobby and getting rid of the old one.

We have a "Quitting Smoking" thread in Opinions and Polls if you want some great moral support.

See you around!


"I play live as playing dead is harder than it sounds!"

Posted : 08/03/2007 10:14 pm