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    I am in such a bad mood :nooo:
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      (Original post by + polarity -)
      :ahee:

      Well... where do I start? I've come across plenty of sites that look useful at first, as I've been scouring the internet but I haven't gone through any of them in great detail (because I don't have my guitar D: ) but I'll send you a few.

      www.ultimate-guitar.com - Great for tabs, if you just want to be able to play a particular song. I think you can tell if a song is too hard for you because your progress will be *really* slow. There are also lessons on here about how to do various things with the guitar that look really informative, but you may find that you learn better from instructional videos like this, like Max. Justin also has a website that Ali recommended to me: www.justinguitar.com

      http://www.cyberfret.com/theory/index.php - This looked useful when I first found it because it explains scales and chords (and presumably arpeggios), and if you can learn these you can work out different songs (kind of like when I'm playing the bass and I make a mistake then it sounds like a song I know, then I work out the rest lol)

      http://www.chordbook.com/guitarchords.php - Might come in handy, if you don't have a proper chord book, or if you just want to learn some chords (I'd start with a few major and minor)

      http://guitar.about.com/ - I've seen this recommended on here before, and it seems to cover all the basics

      http://www.jemsite.com/blog/learn-guitar-songs-faster/ - I liked the tips on this site :yep:

      http://shredguitarschool.com/ - This website made me lol, but I haven't looked at any of the content. It may or may not be useful to you.

      http://www.ehow.co.uk/guitar-progressions/ - I don't even know what progressions are, but I was watching this black guy played the bass and he kept talking about chord progressions, so I guess they're important.

      Tips

      If you're trying to learn a specific song, and you're having trouble working out where to put your fingers, it might help to watch a cover because it will give you ideas. :yes:

      You might want to read up on different tunings, because a downtuned string can make things easier (e.g. some RATM and A7x songs I've tried use Drop D), and some bands use an entirely different tuning like Drop C (which is D tuning [e.g. Extreme Unction] with a downtuned bottom (deepest) string [e.g. Disturbed, any song by The Faceless]). Some forums I've seen like to **** people off for trying out different tunings before they know all the theory and stuff for standard tuning, but haters gonna hate

      The bass website I've been using keeps saying 'Don't become a slave to tabs' - it's better if you know the notes you're playing (you can learn the notes of the frets quite easily) but I cbb to do that really. I'll work it out if I need to. :hand:

      That's everything I can think of!
      Wow dude, thank you!

      I'll have a good look around these. I just tried some chords and omg F major can go die but apart from that they seem ok

      :jumphug:
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        (Original post by TwirlGirl)
        I am in such a bad mood :nooo:
        Don't rage on me, bro!
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          (Original post by Loz17)
          Wow dude, thank you!

          I'll have a good look around these. I just tried some chords and omg F major can go die but apart from that they seem ok

          :jumphug:
          :lol: You're welcome
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            What am I supposed to do before bed? :hmmmm2:

            Shower + problem sheet + look at this MatLab ****

            Oh no.
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            Shower + polarity - problem sheet.
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              I need to do my last chemisty assignment but really cannot be asked!
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                (Original post by TwirlGirl)
                I am in such a bad mood :nooo:
                :hugs: Sup?
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                  (Original post by Crazy Paving)
                  Shower + polarity - problem sheet.
                  You got 787 man! :ahee:
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                  THOSE ENGINES! :dice:
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                    So long as its not the 737 :no:
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                    (Original post by + polarity -)
                    It's true, dawg. :sadnod:

                    In other news, how phaggy can a guy get?
                    i usually find this hot, but these are battymen to the max its terrible :sigh:

                    btw you fool! i kept almost laughing in my lectures on tuesday when i remembered that daggering video you posted :facepalm2:
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                    So... if anyone chances to go past the Round House roundabout... take a look at the huge snow-woman named Giles we just made :rofl:
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                      Damn, won't be in town tomorrow :sad:
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                        (Original post by flowermaster91)
                        i usually find this hot, but these are battymen to the max its terrible :sigh:

                        btw you fool! i kept almost laughing in my lectures on tuesday when i remembered that daggering video you posted :facepalm2:
                        :sadnod:


                        :rofl:

                        Did you get flashbacks of... the rock? :dong:
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                        (Original post by aliluvschoc)
                        So... if anyone chances to go past the Round House roundabout... take a look at the huge snow-woman named Giles we just made :rofl:
                        Be there in 5 yo.
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                        (Original post by Loz17)
                        Haha awesome. It should be ok so long as some heavy snow doesn't come down tonight :sad:



                        Bus was ok today I was a bit scared when I got on :erm:

                        Some will be cancelled. At least 1 of 2 of mine will be. Doubt they'll tell you anytime soon though...
                        Lol did you hear about my bus trip :lol: stuck at the level crossing for 20 mins, bus took a detour, went into a small ditch, scraped the bumper all along the floor then went up this terrifyingly steep hill and hit every tree branch there. :afraid: We ended up around the back of the Gulbenkian.
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                          (Original post by aliluvschoc)
                          Lol did you hear about my bus trip :lol: stuck at the level crossing for 20 mins, bus took a detour, went into a small ditch, scraped the bumper all along the floor then went up this terrifyingly steep hill and hit every tree branch there. :afraid: We ended up around the back of the Gulbenkian.
                          So you basically went up Tyler Hill? :p:

                          I heard about it. Hence why I was scared to get on it today :afraid:
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                          It's my facebook profile picture now :lol: Going to bed now just in case the 9 am lecture is on. night x
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                          (Original post by Loz17)
                          So you basically went up Tyler Hill? :p:

                          I heard about it. Hence why I was scared to get on it today :afraid:
                          I guess it could only have been Tyler Hill, it just looked different in the snow. Ohh it was so bad.
                         
                         
                         
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