As 2010 draws to a close, it's time to start the MOYD (Master of Your Domain) list for 2011. Join in - play every day - and see what a great difference it will make to your piano playing!
Before I continue: Mark.. has dedicated a lot of his time and energy over the past few years in keeping MOYD up and running. He's ready to "retire" as it were, - not from playing, but from managing the thread. I'm sure I can speak for everyone in sending out a big Thank you Mark..!!!
So...MOYD. What is it all about?
First of all, for those who aren't "in the know" (like me, last year!) MOYD means "Master Of Your Domain". The originators of this project cribbed the name from the Seinfeld
TV show. 2011 will be the 7th year of MOYD on ABF.
MOYD is a challenge/contest where you commit to playing the piano for some
amount of practice every single day
. If you miss a day you must come here and say so.MOYD RULES
1. Participating in MOYD requires you to sit on the piano bench and play something at least once daily. That's it. There is no minimum amount of time required. Five minutes would count... but more is better. Simply get to the piano every day, let it become a habit, and see what good things happen to your piano skills.
2. If you are away from home, you don't have to practice. You go to the 'Excused list"
3. If you are sick, you don't have to practice. You go to the 'Excused list"
4. If you are "out" because you miss a day, you come here and tell us the sorry story on what kept you from practicing. Generally the reason for failure simply boils down to "I forgot". Once you have come clean and 'fessed up, you then go to the "Back on the Wagon list".
5. No new participants are accepted after September 30th.NOTE: One of the common questions is..."If I am excused or back on the wagon, do I still qualify?" If you play every day (and declare those you don't) the answer is a resounding YES! you DO qualify for the MOYD 2011 status!HOW TO JOIN
Simply reply to this thread declaring your enthusiastic willingness to join in and be committed to the plan!
I will check in regularly and update this first page with the information you provide. I will not reply to all the posts.
Signature pictures will be offered to those who are 2011 MOYD winners. Here are the 2010 Sigs. TO ADD THEM TO YOUR SIGNATURE: Place your cursor on the desired icon, right click, go to properties, copy the Url, go to your profile page signature box, place cursor, click on "enter an image" paste. Thanks to MaryBee
Have fun assembling your multi-year award!
Just take the base MOYD, then add your award years!
If you would like to log your hours here's a system you can use NOTE - you have to register, it is not the same login and password as the PianoWorld forums
: Practice Club Log
January 1, 2011Pure MOYD list, those who practice everyday no excuses:
I'll be Bach
J&JExcused MOYD List, excused for sick, travel etc...
MonicaK Jan 22, May 27,28
Farm Girl (formerly TheMostImprovedDog) Jan 28, April 11-15 May 8-June8, 06-15-17, 06-20-24, 09-26/27/28* 29* 10-7/9*10-12/13* 11-28 to 2-12
dmsynck (late start Jan 5), excused Jan 29, 6 Feb
I.Solo 2/12, 2/18, 2/20, 2/21, 2/22.
dir late start: Jan4 excsed 23 feb
rozina late start Jan2 excused 23 Feb
Casinitaly March 3,4,5,6, May 27, July 30, Aug4,Au9, aug 17-29 Sept
steveMac March 19 - 25
Mark233 Jan 5, 9, 19, Feb 23, Mar 12-15, & 30 and a few more miscellaneous days
Andy Platt 14-24 April, 23-30 July, 19-28 August, 31 Oct, 24-31 Dec
JimF May 4 and 5 August 12-22
Glasslove May 3-6
Strings & & Wood May 13-22.
Michael Taylor June 2 days
CMohr 12,13,14 26,27 June + 17.18 30/9 to 5/10, 25/10
MaryBee June 13-25, 3-5 Sept, 15 Oct, 23-25 Nov, 9-10 Dec
thumper49 Advance notice - 8 Sept to 4 Oct
Joyoussong August 5-6, Oct 14,15 ,16, Dec 16/17/18
KayBee 22/23 August
WiseBuff 4 July, 3 Sept + 2 days in sept, 11, 18-21 Oct, Nov 16-19
Dulcetta late start 19 Sept, excused 19-26 Sept
AngelJade late start 20 Sept, excused Sept 29, 30,Oct 1
Arctic_Mama Back on wagon sept 2 excused6-10 October
SwissMS 10 weeks abroad during the summer + a couple of weekends of travel.
James 334 Late start 30 Sept, excused 27 Oct-5 Nov
Molehill 24 Oct 25,26, 27 NovBack on the MOYD Wagon, for those who fell off the MOYD wagon and got back on with new start date.
knightplayer 26 Feb
Piano4 27 April
Lord Akela May 1
tinman1943 18 June
Bartok's Babe 31 July
Optimistic 19 Sept
cscl September 21
Playagain 26 sept
JaneS Oct 8
Quagles 25 Oct
PG2 12 DecLate MOYD starter list with date. For someone new who wants to join after Jan 1 2010. Note that the cut off date is 30 September!
Piano Math Jan 9
J&J Jan 9
Jim2112 Jan 9
Mandosand Jan 10
Paul_S Jan 17
Fate Jan 24
Monticello Dreams Jan 28
Cheechako Jan 28
di52 3 Feb
Little Blue Engine: 2-15,6-20,28, 10-8,17,18t, 11-16
Edtek Feb 15
DadAgain 1 March
banon07 9 April
Sedona Drum 2 May
Lain 27 May
Happykah 27 May
Daviel 29 May
Invisibl 2 June
Deviatorz 25 July
DaGrassiKnoll 25 July
Ajcomputerdoc 2 August
Clemente 6 August
Eglantine 19 Sept
Wayne32yrs 19 Sept
jligon (formerly Bobby Timmons) 28 Sept"MISSED THE WAGON"
This is a list of those who found MOYD too late to sign on, but we hope will join us next year!
So reply to this thread and I'll add you to the 2011 list... MOYD 2010 THREAD MOYD 2009 THREAD MOYD 2008 THREAD MOYD 2007 THREAD MOYD 2006 THREAD
(I can't find a 2005 thread!)Are you in? - What are you waiting for - Sign up!