Polls Archive

Do you read music, play by ear only, or a little of both?

  • I both read music and play by ear. (61%, 27 Votes)
  • I read music. (20%, 9 Votes)
  • I only play by ear. (19%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 44

Start Date: March 7, 2012 @ 11:14 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What kind of E string does your tailpiece accept?

  • Ball end (58%, 91 Votes)
  • Either ball or loop (33%, 52 Votes)
  • Loop end (9%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 158

Start Date: December 13, 2011 @ 7:51 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What kind of strings do you use?

  • OTHER 🙂 (25%, 46 Votes)
  • Thomastik - DOMINANT (23%, 42 Votes)
  • D'Addario - Helicore (15%, 28 Votes)
  • Pirastro - EVAH PIRAZZI (5%, 10 Votes)
  • D'Addario - Prelude (5%, 9 Votes)
  • D'Addario - Zyex (4%, 7 Votes)
  • Pirastro - GOLD LABEL (3%, 6 Votes)
  • Pirastro - OBLIGATO (3%, 5 Votes)
  • Pirastro - TONICA (3%, 5 Votes)
  • D'Addario - Pro-Arte (3%, 5 Votes)
  • Super-Sensitive - RED LABEL (2%, 4 Votes)
  • Thomastik - INFELD RED (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Larsen (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Thomastik - PETER INFELD (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Thomastik - VISION SOLO (1%, 2 Votes)
  • Prim (1%, 2 Votes)
  • Pirastro - VIOLINO (1%, 2 Votes)
  • D'Addario - Kaplan (1%, 2 Votes)
  • Super-Sensitive - BLACK DIAMOND - FIDDLE (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 150

Start Date: November 5, 2011 @ 10:31 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you like viola jokes?

  • Yes, they deserve it for choosing that instrument, ROFL (a joke is ony a joke). (47%, 36 Votes)
  • Depends on who is telling them. (22%, 17 Votes)
  • Only the very few good ones. (21%, 16 Votes)
  • No, I find them too insulting towards our colleagues and show a lack of respect. (10%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 71

Start Date: October 16, 2011 @ 7:46 am
End Date: No Expiry

How often do you play scales?

  • More than 15 minutes a day (25%, 109 Votes)
  • I never play scales (14%, 58 Votes)
  • Several times a week (13%, 54 Votes)
  • Almost every day (9%, 40 Votes)
  • More than 5 minutes a day (9%, 39 Votes)
  • Around 5 minutes a day (9%, 39 Votes)
  • At least one scale a day (8%, 35 Votes)
  • Around once a month (6%, 27 Votes)
  • Around once a week (7%, 27 Votes)

Total Voters: 428

Start Date: September 10, 2011 @ 6:41 pm
End Date: No Expiry