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Ripton
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I will be heading home from NY Sunday.I'll tune in when I get home and if a time slot is open I may even jump in for a few.

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Good man @Ripton thumbs-up

I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh - guntohead.JPG

Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)

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@KindaScratchy Chances are we'll still be around on SJ :D  violin_girl

@Ripton Hope to see you there thumbs-up

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LOL - Oh trust me - this will turn into a StreetJelly fiddle-party during the fill-in slots - there is no doubt about it - we'll all be around....

I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh - guntohead.JPG

Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)

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Hello there folks.

I am helping out with my grand children in the afternoon.  Always a chance I could play a little tune or two.

I am behind in reading.  Is there a song set.. I vaguely recall there being some set of not a challenging songs.  Or can we pop in with our usual sets? 

Sorry I totally "old lady" brained on this one as far as the details.

:)

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Pierre put together some easy arrangements of songs to encourage people to take part, but I don't think there's any rules about what you play.

I've just put together a list of stuff I can play reasonably well. I'm even going to chuck in a couple of tunes on the flute to try to stretch my limited repertoire to fill the time slot.

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@coolpinkone No rule on what songs, we're just trying to stick to beginner "first year" stuff, whatever we consider that to be. I have a list of stuff I'm planning to play that will at most take me 10 minutes, lol, so I see myself playing my normal stuff after that unless I can manage to chat A LOT, hahaha.

For everyone... Updated show schedules:

Show Schedules in *EST: (will be updated as people schedule)
 
*if you are logged into StreetJelly show times on the website will show in your time zone. Click this link for the calendar: http://www.streetjelly.com/calendar
**Please title shows "Fiddlerman Amateur Hour-XX Min" so we know how many minutes you plan to play. Suggested schedule time for 1 song is 10 minutes :) **

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This is great!  I'll be in the audience!   You're all stars already just have fun!

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Thanks, @Fred ! :) There are chat boxes open for each show, so make sure to say hi and ask questions if you have any :) Most of us playing are all at various levels of beginning, but can help each other out :)  

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We have 2:00 reservations for my mother-in-laws 91st birthday, so I'm afraid that I'm going to miss many of the shows. frown

But I'll log on as soon as I am able to catch what I can. I'm going to bring headphones with me and try to listen in the car through my phone as we drive home. Good luck everyone and have fun!

I will definitely participate in the next one!

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I've been having problems with my internet connection for the last few days - it keeps cutting out. Apparently there's a problem at the exchange which they promised to fix by Friday, but it's still happening today.

I'm going for it on SJ, but if I suddenly disappear, you'll know what happened!

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Okay, today is the first time I ever HEARD of StreetJelly.com, but I can see it and stream it on my computer. So I'll watch all of you while you pretend to be newbies again! No, I am not going to quickly figure out a video setup and broadcast myself with a bag over my head playing only the open strings!!!

Have fun!

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@Jim Dunleavy No worries :) We're understanding of technical difficulties :D  

@SemiNun Glad you're going to come watch :) I'll feel like a newbie for sure while I do my show. I've been brushing up on the first tunes I learned but not sure how I'll sound playing them, haha :) It had been a while since I've played any of them, some I even forgot that I had learned them, but sure enough, I have my homework dates written on them, haha!

Feel free to ask questions if you have any :)

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Ah, sadly, I just read about this :( And since my mum is currently heading to bed, she'd probably kill me if I started playing. But I'll happily take part if you decide to organise another Amateur Hour :) I think, it's a great idea!

On a slightly related note: questions about what I am doing wrong go in the 'Learning to play'-section, right? I just don't want to post in the wrong forum.

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I thoroughly enjoy seeing, listening chatting with everyone tonight.

Thank you very much, someday when I can play well enough I will be on the other end of the feed as well.

I tip my hat to all of you!

Fred

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@Mailprion No worries, we have other events through the year :) Will post them once they are decided on :) And yes, that would be the right forum to post :D

@Fred Thanks for tuning in! :D

 

hats_offAnd thanks everyone who tuned in, and those who played :D Glad we had some new players, and some just new to StreetJelly!cheerleaderclap

I think we had a great turnout for the event :D All my annoying people advertising for weeks worked, haha! dancinbunnydancing

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damfino said
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hats_offAnd thanks everyone who tuned in, and those who played :D Glad we had some new players, and some just new to StreetJelly!cheerleaderclap

I think we had a great turnout for the event :D All my annoying people advertising for weeks worked, haha! dancinbunnydancing  

  Yes - thank you all for either being in the audience or playing - excellent - and although we have a regular "open day" with the Strings on Sundays event - that doesn't always mean that's the only time we'll go on to StreetJelly.  Anyone can schedule a show for any time - so  - to at least have the chance of catching one of our members - remember to add them as favourites in your SJ account - them you get mailed (a) when they schedule a show, and (b) when they go live....   

  It is GREAT to see and hear the new players !   Cool !   Well done each and every one of you ! clapclapclapclapclap

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Yes, thanks to all who took part and watched. I thoroughly enjoyed both playing and watching. We must do it again! :)

And thankfully my internet connection behaved itself!

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BillyG said
to at least have the chance of catching one of our members - remember to add them as favourites in your SJ account - them you get mailed (a) when they schedule a show, and (b) when they go live....   

Yes, and if you tuned in yesterday and forgot to add anyone you can still add them :D  Here are the links to all the players pages from yesterday :) :

And thank you Billy for helping me out with the event, and for helping keep it going filling in gaps :D We kept it going between bites of food and coffee, haha :D  coffee2
 

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