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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Casting Thunder, Dec 2, 2013.


  1. Casting Thunder

    Casting Thunder

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    I was just wondering how much time ya'll are able to devote to practicing? I seem to get in 10-15 minutes a night, but with finals coming up I'm rather worried I won't be able to get that in.
     
  2. RxFunk

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    I usually get 30min to an hour in l, but I have a fair amount of free time.
     
  3. Milk

    Milk

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    I've stopped practicing about a decade ago (i think i did daily practices for the first seven years or so, in the first year i put in 3 hours a day if you can believe it...i know i cant. I didnt have a busy life then. Then i cut down to two for about two years. Then 1 for the last few couple of years...) Though recently because i've been writing and recording for about 3 months months and doing it daily, i do i suppose still get about 30+ mins worth of bass playing a day. Not sure if it counts as practice though. I have to say a few years ago music was not a priority in my life so much anymore (and yes it did make me more miserable..it stopped being a priority because i was depressed in the first place and it only made it worse that i nearly stopped music) and at some point i probably didnt pick up my bass more than once a week if even that much and only for a few minutes. That phase lasted about 3 years. Time wasted.
     
  4. Hamlet7768

    Hamlet7768 Here to chew gum and rock. Still have gum.

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    I practice when I can, as much as I can, and until I'm satisfied with what I'm trying to play. Or until I get cramps and have to stop.
     
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  6. spanndrew

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    With finals coming up I can get about 20 minutes a night.
     
  7. Gaolee

    Gaolee The Fat Violin Supporting Member

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    When I was in college, I noticed that my practice time went up whenever I was putting something else off. Now, I'm lucky to get to band practice with my head screwed on, let alone do much practicing. I try to pick up a guitar or bass and work on something every day, but it doesn't always happen.
     
  8. Stilettoprefer

    Stilettoprefer

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    When I was a full-time student, I had more time to practice because I was working much less. Now I barely qualify as a student (1 class per term now, but it's an intense course) but I work full time. I only get in weekend practicing because I'm too exhausted from work to focus on anything but food, a cigar and sleeping.

    Guitar gets the priority anymore, though. So no bass practice at all recently... :/ Havent seen my schecter in at least 7 months...
     
  9. lfmn16

    lfmn16 Supporting Member

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    I'm a Fuzzrocious-aholic. It's been one week since I bought my last Fuzzrocious pedal.
    You have time for what you want to have time for. Turn off the TV, your computer, iPhone, iPad, iPod, iEverything, close your door and practice.
     

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