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Kristofer Dahl
post Nov 14 2007, 11:36 PM
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Hey there,

Some of you have probably noticed that we have started to get a little activity in our blog!

Today I have the honour to present a new blogger - Henrik Skotth, our very own tech guy! biggrin.gif

The idea of this blog article series is both to provide help to the beginner who is feeling a little lost on the site - but more importantly to let us site administrators know all the mistakes we have done from a beginner perspective.

Let's face it - most of our lessons are very difficult! If you want to help Henrik out - feel free to comment his blog articles - this is also an excellent way for you to let us know how you think we we can improve things...!

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post Nov 14 2007, 11:43 PM
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I want to add that if anyone doubts that I really am a complete beginner, my next blogpost will contain undoubtable video proof of me playing in a way that no one with any experience to talk of would ever be able to do even if the wanted to tongue.gif


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post Nov 14 2007, 11:49 PM
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aha - so you are in fact bragging about your ability to play bad?

That must be the first time in web history!! biggrin.gif

And you know what - we don't believe it until we see it! laugh.gif


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post Nov 14 2007, 11:51 PM
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This is great guys. smile.gif

I'm receiving many questions and lesson requests based on beginner level and issues,
only few of them are on intermediate level and above.
Thumbs up!! biggrin.gif


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post Nov 15 2007, 12:00 AM
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QUOTE (Henrik Skotth @ Nov 14 2007, 02:43 PM) *
I want to add that if anyone doubts that I really am a complete beginner, my next blogpost will contain undoubtable video proof of me playing in a way that no one with any experience to talk of would ever be able to do even if the wanted to tongue.gif



If you do something silly like perfectly play Serrana on that video, I'll have to be really annoyed, and throw down my guitar in disgust! tongue.gif laugh.gif

I think its a great idea. It's difficult for some (i.e. like me) to remember back into the mists of time to their first few months on guitar. Should make an interesting read smile.gif
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post Nov 15 2007, 12:46 AM
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Great Blog Henrik smile.gif . Both for those who are starting out and those of us who have been playing for a while.
I'm looking forward to the next installment smile.gif .

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Great news - really looking forward to seeing how you progress Henrik smile.gif


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post Nov 15 2007, 01:52 AM
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A brave quest! It will be interesting to follow this.


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post Nov 15 2007, 02:38 AM
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Henrik - you need to change your signature urgently or you will loose credibility! tongue.gif

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QUOTE (Muris @ Nov 14 2007, 11:51 PM) *
This is great guys. smile.gif

I'm receiving many questions and lesson requests based on beginner level and issues,
only few of them are on intermediate level and above.
Thumbs up!! biggrin.gif

Yes, a great opportunity to follow up on Henriks challanges and make appropriate beginner video-lessons!


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post Nov 15 2007, 03:01 AM
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This was a really good idea.

I'd toyed with the idea of using my blog to document my journey learning guitar from the ground up when I got started last year. There was a long period where I wasn't practicing at all though, and that's not very interesting to read.

I'm getting better at practicing now. I'm thinking about starting to record stuff to get an audio/video log of my progress. Not sure if I'll put that up on the blog yet or not.

Glad to see someone's doing this in a smart way.


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post Nov 15 2007, 03:31 AM
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This is great, Henrik! biggrin.gif

Looking forward to see that vid in your next blog post! smile.gif


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post Nov 15 2007, 04:29 AM
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QUOTE (Henrik Skotth @ Nov 14 2007, 05:43 PM) *
I want to add that if anyone doubts that I really am a complete beginner, my next blogpost will contain undoubtable video proof of me playing in a way that no one with any experience to talk of would ever be able to do even if the wanted to tongue.gif
I'm not going to doubt you Henrick because I see on your avatar that you still have the new guitar sticker on the pickguard! tongue.gif laugh.gif Unless, that is some other sticker? unsure.gif ... biggrin.gif Nice Blog man!!
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post Nov 15 2007, 04:35 AM
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QUOTE (jeff @ Nov 15 2007, 04:29 AM) *
I'm not going to doubt you Henrick because I see on your avatar that you still have the new guitar sticker on the pickguard! tongue.gif

... not to mention he holds the guitar the wrong way! tongue.gif smile.gif


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post Nov 16 2007, 06:19 AM
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I really enjoyed your Blog Henrik, in particular this line, and i qoute "Kristofer (the GMC founder and god of rock)" laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif biggrin.gif


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post Nov 16 2007, 06:09 PM
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Thanks everyone for your friendly comments! smile.gif



QUOTE (Kristofer Dahl @ Nov 14 2007, 11:49 PM) *
aha - so you are in fact bragging about your ability to play bad?

That must be the first time in web history!! biggrin.gif

And you know what - we don't believe it until we see it! laugh.gif


There's a first time for everything! biggrin.gif



QUOTE (Kristofer Dahl @ Nov 15 2007, 02:38 AM) *
Henrik - you need to change your signature urgently or you will loose credibility! tongue.gif

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Yessir! Done! smile.gif

QUOTE (jeff @ Nov 15 2007, 04:29 AM) *
I'm not going to doubt you Henrick because I see on your avatar that you still have the new guitar sticker on the pickguard! tongue.gif laugh.gif Unless, that is some other sticker? unsure.gif ... biggrin.gif Nice Blog man!!


Actually, I've removed the sticker! The avatar is, like, WAY old. Several days! biggrin.gif


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post Nov 16 2007, 07:10 PM
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Ok so remember we are all here to help you out - and all kinds questions are ok in the beginning!

Keep going! biggrin.gif


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