#2
Whatever feels comfortable to you, man.

If it comes down to certain things, you'll catch on to how to do it that way eventually... So just calm down and tell your friend its a matter or opinion.

Or blow up in his face and call him a moron for telling you were doing something wrong that literally doesn't actually matter.
#3
X shape would give you more grip I guess, but it really doesn't matter if you're comfortable holding them like that.
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#4
there is really no right or wrong way to hold a pick

its all about whats more comfortable and natural to YOU
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#5
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Am i holding my pick right. I've held it this way for awhile but my friend who has been playing for awhile said instead of having my thumb and index finger parallel to put them in a x shape.

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I hold mine like that too

But it always depends on how comfortable you feel while holding the pick.
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