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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-02 21:39:40 Reply

Yes, I've been playing guitar for like... 10 years or something.... To be honest, starting out in Rocksmith almost put me to sleep... "These are tuning pegs", "This is a fret", "This is how you put your guitar strap on"...

I've been playing classical guitar for over 9000 years. I tried Rocksmith last week and failed horribily. I wasn't THAT bad even with Guitar Hero. I can play some of those Rocksmith Songs perfectly fine IRL, but not within that.. game. Brrrr..

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-02 22:12:04 Reply

At 2/2/13 07:36 PM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote:
At 2/2/13 06:32 PM, Braiton wrote:
At 2/2/13 05:42 PM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote: How dare you even joke about such a thing!
I was not joking. Man, Nickelback, are like, like so awesome man.
We can't be friends anymore... In fact, we can't even be acquaintances anymore.

Friends? I thought you loved me...

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-02 22:21:37 Reply

At 2/2/13 05:45 PM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote: Yes, I've been playing guitar for like... 10 years or something.... To be honest, starting out in Rocksmith almost put me to sleep... "These are tuning pegs", "This is a fret", "This is how you put your guitar strap on"...

I was mashing the skip button the first hour or so of the game to get past all the, "I'm assuming you've never touched a guitar in your life" bits. Skipped all of the technique videos as well.

Well, after all, Rocksmith was intended for beginners. And i must say, it did a pretty good job with me.
Sure, my play is shabby as hell, but i learned things i wouldn't have if i had tried to learn by myself.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-02 22:55:02 Reply

MY BLOODY VALENTINE NEW ALBUM OH MY GAWD SO EXCITE

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-02 23:56:50 Reply

I don't know if any of you guys are having this problem but, it seems that when I go to a random page it tells me that I have a new message + friend request...

...that I've already read and approved.

Any ideas about this?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 00:55:17 Reply

At 2/2/13 11:56 PM, Yoshiii343 wrote: I don't know if any of you guys are having this problem but, it seems that when I go to a random page it tells me that I have a new message + friend request...

I had received one PM this morning & replied to it but the '1' did appear a few times randomly on random pages. It vanished after one hour.

...that I've already read and approved.

Any ideas about this?

You can try closing and opening your browser again or just wait.

Or perhaps clearing your cache, but I didn't do that.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 04:43:22 Reply

fuck

Some crack heads been squatting on the abandoned floor of my building for the last few months. I had to call the cops tonight after he bit my fucking hand. On an equally fun note, I saw two shooting yesterday. One was in front of my building. Two of the people I live with got shot.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 05:32:27 Reply

At 2/3/13 04:43 AM, Quarl wrote:
Some crack heads been squatting on the abandoned floor of my building for the last few months. I had to call the cops tonight after he bit my fucking hand. On an equally fun note, I saw two shooting yesterday. One was in front of my building. Two of the people I live with got shot.

who man u live in a pretty dangerous neighbourhood then


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 06:45:42 Reply

At 2/3/13 04:43 AM, Quarl wrote: fuck

Some crack heads been squatting on the abandoned floor of my building for the last few months. I had to call the cops tonight after he bit my fucking hand. On an equally fun note, I saw two shooting yesterday. One was in front of my building. Two of the people I live with got shot.

shit be cray

p.s. try to not get shot :F


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 14:06:20 Reply

Part of me is kind of amused at how tough things can be out here. I like to say that "the hard times in life become trophies later."

not sure if I'll feel that way if I get shot though...

Giants are too tall. We'll have to stand on top of each others shoulders to survive.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 18:11:40 Reply

I love capcom soundtracks. This may be irrelevant by now but damn, I love the original the best. They shouldn't have changed it in UMVC3.

On a side note theres this girl in my piano class, she seems interesting. Trying to figure out how to approach her. We usually have about 10 minutes of downtime before class, perhaps I can knock two birds with one stone and get everyone to introduce each other....


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 18:14:22 Reply

At 2/3/13 06:11 PM, sweet21 wrote: ...perhaps I can knock two birds with one stone and get everyone to introduce each other....

Is it a piano class, or a group therapy session?

Cause doing the above makes it sound like the latter.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 18:22:17 Reply

At 2/3/13 06:14 PM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote:
At 2/3/13 06:11 PM, sweet21 wrote: ...perhaps I can knock two birds with one stone and get everyone to introduce each other....
Is it a piano class, or a group therapy session?

Cause doing the above makes it sound like the latter.

There's 5 of us that hang out in the lobby, everyone else comes in right before class, every time somehow. I hang out with a friend of mine from middle school. I wanna make friends, and they all seem like the 'type' of people I usually hang around with.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 18:25:10 Reply

At 2/3/13 06:22 PM, sweet21 wrote: There's 5 of us that hang out in the lobby, everyone else comes in right before class, every time somehow. I hang out with a friend of mine from middle school. I wanna make friends, and they all seem like the 'type' of people I usually hang around with.

I felt the same way when I was in group therapy... but the therapists told us we weren't allowed to make friends with the other people in the group.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 18:54:17 Reply

What the actual....

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-03 20:55:53 Reply

At 2/3/13 06:54 PM, The-iMortal wrote: What the actual....
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/610435

#StrangestFlash2013

I like how strange it is, and yet its funny.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-04 10:31:12 Reply

At 2/3/13 06:54 PM, The-iMortal wrote: What the actual....
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/610435

OMG this is the best of the Month on the Movie Portal and the Audio Portal and the guy can't even sing. all faith in Newgrounds is lost


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-04 15:28:45 Reply

new monitors (ordered)

omg I can't wait - I've just been using headphones and shitty speakers so far, is it really a noticeable difference getting some decent monitors? hopefully they'll arrive soon I wanna blast netsky so bad!!


that last bit sounded wrong :/
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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-04 15:52:12 Reply

At 2/4/13 03:28 PM, AeroMusic wrote: new monitors (ordered)

omg I can't wait - I've just been using headphones and shitty speakers so far, is it really a noticeable difference getting some decent monitors? hopefully they'll arrive soon I wanna blast netsky so bad!!


that last bit sounded wrong :/

he's a good looking fellow :3

The stereo spread monitors give a is a something you dont quite get in headphones, also no ear fatigue!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-04 16:12:09 Reply

At 2/4/13 03:52 PM, jpbear wrote:
At 2/4/13 03:28 PM, AeroMusic wrote:
The stereo spread monitors give a is a something you dont quite get in headphones, also no ear fatigue!

Out of curiosity, what would you guys deem preferable, mixing in good/decentish headphones (AKG K240s), or monitors, but in a pretty crappy room? Obviously the room is still crappy with headphones but then it don't matter.

My ears are kinda weaksauce, so I get fatigued pretty quickly. Thinking of switching to monitors, but getting a decent room to mix in won't be an option for at least a year, and I move in a couple of months so any efforts to improve my current room would go to waste quickly.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-04 18:38:14 Reply

quarl i suggest you buy a firearm to protect yourself


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-04 19:38:21 Reply

At 2/4/13 04:12 PM, descara wrote:
Out of curiosity, what would you guys deem preferable, mixing in good/decentish headphones (AKG K240s), or monitors, but in a pretty crappy room? Obviously the room is still crappy with headphones but then it don't matter.

headphones are generally better for anyone not on a ridiculous budget, just be very strict about keeping the volume on your headphones AS LOW AS POSSIBLE

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-04 20:59:54 Reply

Hello there

Hey guys, how's it going? Little new around these parts--in terms of posting anyway--but I've been lurking on the site for a long-ass time.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-04 21:25:29 Reply

Bummer, my laptop is in for repair :c The gpu died on me

luckily it's covered by warranty
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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-05 02:20:00 Reply

At 2/4/13 09:25 PM, SineRider wrote: Bummer, my laptop is in for repair :c The gpu died on me

luckily it's covered by warranty

External backups?


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-05 02:22:49 Reply

At 2/5/13 02:20 AM, Quarl wrote:
At 2/4/13 09:25 PM, SineRider wrote: Bummer, my laptop is in for repair :c The gpu died on me

luckily it's covered by warranty
External backups?

quarl i love u


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-05 02:30:00 Reply

At 2/5/13 02:22 AM, Sequenced wrote:
At 2/5/13 02:20 AM, Quarl wrote:
At 2/4/13 09:25 PM, SineRider wrote: Bummer, my laptop is in for repair :c The gpu died on me

luckily it's covered by warranty
External backups?
quarl i love u

I've had a few hard drives fail on me. It got to the point where I NEEDED a reliable external. The last one I had was spinning disk school. Broke before I ever had the chance to use it. New external is solid state mem <3 <3


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-05 04:07:19 Reply

I really need to find the time to see a doctor to check my ears...

Maybe next week, during the Chinese New Year holidays...oh wait.
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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-05 05:28:02 Reply

At 2/5/13 04:07 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: I really need to find the time to see a doctor to check my ears...

Maybe next week, during the Chinese New Year holidays...oh wait.

My ears are already destroyed thanks to years of band rehearsals, concerts, festivals and raves. I found out after visiting a doctor due to tinnitus. I feel old.

A recommendation to all you young people who still have good ears: Use ear plugs for loud concerts, rehearsals etc. I never wanted to, and now I have the hearing of a 50 year old rockstar.

On the other hand, I live near an US air base, and I can sleep well without waking up as those planes no longer annoy me. It's also easier to ignore my girlfriend now.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-02-05 09:49:05 Reply

At 2/5/13 05:28 AM, wandschrank wrote: A recommendation to all you young people who still have good ears: Use ear plugs for loud concerts, rehearsals etc. I never wanted to, and now I have the hearing of a 50 year old rockstar.

I recently started using ear plugs at rehearsals. Should've done that way earlier.


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