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I can't believe I've done this..

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by fleabass89, Nov 15, 2001.

  1. I haven't played with my fingers for <b>two weeks</b>! Hahaha! And I'm proud of it, too!:D:D:D:DPicks forever!!
  2. Freakapotamus9


    Jun 20, 2001
    thats a hard habit to break .... took my friend a year with the patches .... half year with the gum .... and a month of rehab. i hope you make it through alive. wont somebody think of the children and caluses!!!!!
  3. Not to worry, my friend.. I definately haven't given up finger style in any way. I just thought that I needed some practice with the pick, so I did just that - practiced. I'm going to be using more fingerstyle now.. I already calluses, because I used to be a strictly fingerstyle person. There's even thicker calluses on my left hand.. my pinky suprisingly has the biggest one, it's insanely thick.. Once I peeled it off and I swear my finger go lighter:eek:
    Bottom line: There's nothing wrong with pick playing!
  4. Matthew Bryson

    Matthew Bryson Guest

    Jul 30, 2001
    with a name like that I thought you were going to say you've been strait slappin the bass...picks are cool too, if you're into that sort of thing...
  5. I like to do both. Just different sounds I guess. I think I still like fingers better because they are a bit more expressive and fun to do.


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