Poll: how long does your band practice
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View poll results: how long does your band practice
0-30 min
0 0%
30 min- 1 hour
2 3%
1- 1.5 hrs
7 9%
1.5- 2 hrs
11 14%
2- 2.5 hrs
15 19%
2.5- 3 hrs
10 13%
3- 3.5 hrs
10 13%
3.5- 4 hrs
8 10%
4- 4.5 hrs
7 9%
4.5 hrs+
10 13%
Voters: 80.
gdm09
UG's aspiring keyboardist
Join date: Jul 2005
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#1
how long does your band practice in each practice session?
VoodooChild15
Day-Man
Join date: Jan 2004
1,673 IQ
#3
We haven't started gigging yet, so it's pretty laid back. We basically just jam with a few shorter songs thrown in for a few hours. My bandmates are also my best friends since birth, so we make a day of practicing, leaving every now and then to do other stuff. We should probably buckle down soon, though, because we've got our inaugural show on Memorial Day weekend.
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psychodelia
Defensive Specialist
Join date: Feb 2004
2,298 IQ
#4
About 4 hours. It's always been four, but we've been much more focused since we have to get our sets down.
WrathofKahn
UG's Crunkmeister
Join date: Jul 2005
328 IQ
#5
Around four hours... just mindless jamming, until we pull out something we like.

...basically until we get distracted my Halo.
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scika
Registered User
Join date: Jul 2004
352 IQ
#6
6 hours, but an hour of that is probably just goofing around.
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SexyJonisaJon
UG's Muffin Lover
Join date: Aug 2004
90 IQ
#8
Usually around 2 hours, but in my old band Submerged in Dirt we had a 6 hour practice once I usually never made it to many of those practices though I really regret that now.
Jetty
Registered User
Join date: Dec 2005
654 IQ
#9
about 2 hours everyday after school.

3-4 hours on weekends.


and plus. our electricity bill sky rocketed.
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Yakult
Never You Mind
Join date: Aug 2003
1,175 IQ
#10
For about 2 hours. Enough time to go through our set a couple of times, work on any new stuff, have a cup of tea, eat a sandwich and then go to the toilet several times. We gig a lot so practicing becomes less frequent because we don't have the time, and playing live is great practice in itself
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Guitar_Master92
UG Fanatic
Join date: Jan 2006
1,093 IQ
#11
4 to 5 hours usually. Sometimes if we have a show coming up and we have to play our set we will stay as long as 8 hours. It all depends.
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alliwant
Mod...of LOVE
Join date: Sep 2005
1,155 IQ
#14
We usually make an afternoon of it but don't usually play all that much...
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ToolBass_dude
Lemon Fairy Liquid
Join date: Aug 2005
605 IQ
#15
generally 3- 3 1/2 hours every thursday, but occasionally we'll do 4-5.

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Citiz3n 3ras3d
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Join date: Apr 2005
147 IQ
#16
My band's practiced from about 2 hours to probably,like,7 or 8 hours.In the beginning(with our old guitarist) it was pretty much the same,but we got jackshit done.This went on for pretty much 7 months.Now(New guitar player),when we have long practices,we usually get one new song(At times two) up and running,and we practice it along with our other 7 songs.due to us being busy with school and all,we can only practice on the weekends,but we get ALOT of work done,especially when we have 2 or 3 days of practice in a row.
Mr_Hyde
jazz metaller
Join date: Dec 2004
401 IQ
#17
average - 3 hours. have had whole weekend...playing 8-10 hours in a day when coming up to gigs
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Join date: Dec 2005
311 IQ
#18
My band usually practices for 6-7 hours unless i can spend the night at one of their houses. Then we practice pretty much all weekend.

We practice for so long because we can only practice every weekend or so...i live a state away and my parents are less than willing to drive me there, but i can see why.
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