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View Poll Results: How often do you play Guitar a day?
1 hour or less 38 35.51%
1-2 hours 36 33.64%
2-3 hours 20 18.69%
3-4 hours 5 4.67%
4-5 hours 2 1.87%
5 hours or more 6 5.61%
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Old 05-11-2012, 08:59 PM   #21
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One hour or less. I may go a few days without playing. Too much study to do instead.
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:14 PM   #22
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Enough to give me tendonitis...

Anywhere between 4 and 8 hours.
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:30 PM   #23
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Well I can plug my tubemeister into my interface and just use headphones so I can whenver I want so probably 5+
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:17 AM   #24
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Not as much as Id like or need to. About an hour or less a day if you average it across the whole week.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:41 AM   #25
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Usually about an hour a day in total, usually 5 days a week, in spurts of 5 mins at a time.

Not being able to find band members to play with has really killed my desire to play, and although I know there is stuff out there I can't play, I don't really have any desire to learn it. I guess I'm in a rut.


dude your in socal....and we play similar genres.....

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Old 05-12-2012, 12:46 AM   #26
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Between an hour or two a day. Don't have a band or anything. I usually just work on some covers, usually stuff like Opeth, Dream Theater, or Porcupine Tree while writing trying to write some heavy progressive stuff myself.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:51 AM   #27
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I try to get in at least an hour or two, but on average it's probably more in the 2-3 hour range. Some days more, some days less. Depends if the mood strikes me that day.
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:13 AM   #28
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not too much, maybe a half hour if I'm noodling around, for the most part. However, if I have a gig where I've been hired to play for somebody or have some tricky new songs to learn (I play in functions bands), I'll spends hours making sure I really understand my parts and everybody else's. Spend a decent amount of time with my main working band too, as well as practices for working gigs I get hired for
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:54 AM   #29
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I pick it up every now and then, which amounts to about 1-2 hours throughout the day. I don't have a dedicated time for playing guitar.
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Old 05-12-2012, 05:43 AM   #30
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It really depends on what's going on in my life, if I've just got a new album/just done a gig I'll feel enthused to practise more if my social life is taking off/I feel like shit I'll play less but It never goes less than 3-4 hours a week.
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Old 05-12-2012, 07:30 AM   #31
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Usually about an hour or two on weekdays and all day on the weekends.
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Old 05-12-2012, 07:46 AM   #32
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About 2-3 hours.
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Old 05-12-2012, 10:57 AM   #33
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I used to play about three hours a day but at the moment I'm in China and I'll be here until February next year while all of my gear is in the US. I have a junky no name acoustic for when I really get the urge to play but it's a very unpleasant instrument.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:27 PM   #34
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i dunno it depends on the what i've got going on. i keep a guitar handy so i can noodle while watching tv. probably an hour a day unless i have a reason to play for more.
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Old 05-12-2012, 09:16 PM   #35
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1 hour at max. It's more than enough for you to record guitar covers, or practice new skills/techniques/licks. Of course, it'd be much longer if I'd be doing live performances.
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Old 05-12-2012, 10:34 PM   #36
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Depends on the day, I don't have a "routine" where I dedicate x hours per day.

Sometimes I'll go a couple of days without playing, not usually more than 2 though, and other days I'll play for 6 hours or so.
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Old 05-12-2012, 10:35 PM   #37
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maybe an hour a day at the most, that's if I play that day..... it sucks not knowing anyone that plays an instrument.
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Old 05-12-2012, 10:45 PM   #38
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An hour or two daily. Used to be 4ish back during deployment.
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Old 05-12-2012, 11:01 PM   #39
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Not that much, I haven't played over 2 hours in one day for 3 months, I could play 6 hours a day if I wanted to, but it's just not that fun anymore.
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