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How would you classify yourself?
What stuff do you usually play?

Me: Hobbyist for 35 years..Dang!:banana:
Play:CCR,Skynyrd,Stones,Steve Earl,Blues,some rock & country.:wave:
 

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Hobbyist for me too. Been playin' and tinkerin' with guitars for about 17 years.
Play: Rush, Dream Theater and occasionally some 80s hair metal just for kicks.

Cheers,
Joe
 

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Hobby... obsession, don't know just can't get away from it though. Been at it for 35 years or more. Blues,rock,country or whatever.... prefer blues and classic rock....
 

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Hobby...playing off and on for 42 years. Trying to find older guys( baby boomers) to form a band.
 

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Don't insult me by calling me a hobbyist. I'm a deluxe NOODLER !!! :food-smiley-004:
 

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Hobbyist with no delusions of becoming a pro.

I pick it up in high school - then girls got the best of me. Picked it up again in 2003 and haven't looked back. I play for sheer enjoyment. Love the instrument and that fact that I can tinker till I drop. I try to play anything I like. Blues, Classic Rock, Metal, Acoustic anything. Artists I've recently been tackling are: Hendrix, BB King, SRV, Clapton, Audioslave, Satriani, Metallica, John Mayer, Dave Matthews and the list goes on. If I didn't have Song ADD I might just learn an entire song instead of riffs, licks and partial solos.

It'll all come together one day! :rockon2:
 

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17 year old hobbyist... been playing a year since April 3rd! Mostly play metal / rock, sometimes a little blues. Eventually I plan on playing neo-classical stuff like Malmsteen and Joe Stump... lots of practice ahead of me but I can't wait.

One thing I'd really love to play is hybrid picking stuff, like Albert Lee and Zakk Wylde (aka GOD) but my fingers are like, stiff on my picking hand, lol if that makes sense.
 

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It has been a 30+ year hobby. I have played in bands in which others were professional musicians, but I followed the advice of many other people who told me not to give up my day job. :wink: Besides, with my skills, if I was a professional musician, I would never have been able to deal with all the GAS I have experienced over the years.
 

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About a year hobbyist.
I play everything, but mostly just main riffs, because I lack the attention span to learn every inch of a song. My kryptonite :(.
 

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Hobbiest here on and off for 32 years.
Girls,drag racing(still do it but the kids drive now), wife, mortgage and kids took up alot of my time but in the last 5 years I have gotten back into the groove.

Mark
 

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Hobbyist for about 14 yrs now. Play out a little but I'll sure never make a living at it. Don't want to either come to think on it, wouldn't want to spoil the fun. :food-smiley-004:
 

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Hobbyist for about 32 years now...

Last fall I took my first guitar lessons, and I can't wait to continue next september. I play mostly: Blues, classsic rock and since last fall I began jazz.

:rockon2: :DevilGuitar:
 

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Hobbyist for about 32 years now...

Last fall I took my first guitar lessons, and I can't wait to continue next september. I play mostly: Blues, classsic rock and since last fall I began jazz.

:rockon2: :DevilGuitar:
which genre do you find the most challenging to play well? :)
 
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