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#970878 - 02/01/05 06:31 AM 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
Cindysphinx Offline


Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
Here's the group of people who have committed to practice an hour a day in February. Lesson and recital time do not count.

It was a little hard to tell who was in and who was taking a pass, what with the Markb's Calvin Klein underwear poses and all the rap speak. Add yourself to the list if I omitted you.

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Cindy
Markjps
Dgoddard
JerryLuke
SAS
ScottPrell
SusieQ
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#970879 - 02/01/05 10:26 AM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
AngelJade Offline
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Registered: 01/29/05
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Loc: Ontario, Canada
*blushing* Yes, I did participate in the rap speak but was unclear about my intention to participate...how embarrassing!

Cindy
Markjps
Dgoddard
JerryLuke
SAS
ScottPrell
SusieQ
AngelJade
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#970880 - 02/01/05 10:30 AM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Registered: 10/29/04
Posts: 2593
Loc: Maryland
I'll decide if I'm in by February 27th.
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#970881 - 02/01/05 10:32 AM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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ah, cindy, 1680 hours = 100800 minutes or 70 days!

Now where did I put that Flux Capacitor? hmmmmm \:D
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#970882 - 02/01/05 10:33 AM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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In that case, I'm out.
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#970883 - 02/01/05 06:33 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Registered: 08/31/04
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Loc: Wisconsin
Man! I am smokin!

I am almost 13% of the way to 1680!

215 minutes today!

so far that is! MuWaHaHa! MuWaHAHA!!! MUWAHAHA!!!!!!
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#970884 - 02/01/05 06:58 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Looks like the only way I'll be able to compete is to flat-out cheat.

Well, a gal's gotta do what a gal's gotta do . . .
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#970885 - 02/01/05 07:49 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 640
Loc: Austin, TX
I was pretty happy I got in 70 minutes today. I think that's a record for me. I am so gonna lose. Cindy, how's that cheating thing work? ;\)

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#970886 - 02/01/05 08:03 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Registered: 08/13/04
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Loc: Los Angeles County
Cindy
Markjpc[/b]s
Dgoddard
JerryLuke
SAS
ScottPrell
SusieQ
AngelJade

Good luck, guys! I'm gonna pass on this one! The next season of American Idol has started... Uh, what I meant was, there is this really great new educational show on the History Channel that I must watch! I follow that show with one on the National Geographic Channel...

A very well-read and highly educated tk signing off!
\:\)

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#970887 - 02/01/05 08:08 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Cindysphinx:
Looks like the only way I'll be able to compete is to flat-out cheat.

Well, a gal's gotta do what a gal's gotta do . . . [/b]
I know you have a higher sense of ethics than that Cindy! You are not fooling anyone. ;\)

You would only cheat yourself after all!
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#970888 - 02/01/05 08:08 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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I know what you mean, SAS.

:lowers voice:

Don't these people have to work for a living or anything? \:\)
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#970889 - 02/01/05 08:10 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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I do! I do have to work for a living! I just work about 20 feet from my piano! \:D
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#970890 - 02/01/05 08:15 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Well, you'd better watch it in March, Mark. Yeah. Uh-huh. I'm coming after you in March.

:slinks away:

Seriously, I remember a long time ago you mentioned that your practice many hours per day. Now that I can actually see you (and the other Serious Practicers) doing it, it creates an all-new sensation of awe.

Kind of like the sensation of awe I get when I see Fitty Cent's tattoos. \:D

Cindy -- going to bed. Really.
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#970891 - 02/01/05 08:33 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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g'nite Cindy.
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#970892 - 02/02/05 07:34 AM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Registered: 01/20/05
Posts: 173
Loc: Peoria, Arizona (formerly MA)
I think I can do that. I got off to a good start yesterday. Count me in.
Cindy
Markjpcs
Dgoddard
JerryLuke
SAS
ScottPrell
SusieQ
AngelJade
leebea
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#970893 - 02/02/05 08:15 AM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Posts: 484
Loc: los angeles
 Quote:
Originally posted by SAS:
I was pretty happy I got in 70 minutes today. I think that's a record for me. I am so gonna lose. Cindy, how's that cheating thing work? ;\) [/b]
Now wait a minute. What's all this talk about losing? At the beginning of this thread, the bet was about averaging 60 minutes a day. I consider the outcome totally binary. At 60.01 minutes a day, I WIN! At 59.99 minutes a day, I demand a recount and take it to the Supreme Court if necessary.

Doug
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#970894 - 02/02/05 08:22 AM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
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At 60.01 minutes a day, I WIN! At 59.99 minutes a day, I demand a recount and take it to the Supreme Court if necessary.
:D

Has anyone noticed that posting volume has dropped precipitously around here? People could cut out any other activity (reading, TV, sleep, nookie) to make time for more piano, but they cut back on AB forum. Bummer!
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#970895 - 02/02/05 08:27 AM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Registered: 10/29/04
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I've just been focusing my efforts on launching my hip-hop career.
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#970896 - 02/02/05 07:31 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
SAS Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 640
Loc: Austin, TX
I've been busy at work (yes, some of us like Cindy and I have real jobs!), and just got back from girl's night out, so not much posting or practicing. I hope I make it through this month! 70 minutes yesterday, 30 today. I better get busy or I won't make it. And I'll LOSE! ARRGGHH!!!

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#970897 - 02/03/05 05:49 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
Scott Prell Offline
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Registered: 12/30/04
Posts: 101
Loc: Diamond Bar, CA
Cindy: Not sure I'll make it this month. Just had a appendectomy yesterday! Hopefully, we'll try again in March.

I'll see if I can make up my practice time next week in order to stay on track at an average of 1 hour per day...
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#970898 - 02/03/05 05:52 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
Good heavens, Scott! You just had surgery, and you're able to even get to the computer?

Everything OK?
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#970899 - 02/03/05 08:30 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
SusieQ Offline
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Registered: 12/06/04
Posts: 301
Loc: Bellevue, Washington
Bummer Scott - take care of your self.

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#970900 - 02/03/05 09:20 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Registered: 09/08/04
Posts: 484
Loc: los angeles
Take care Scott! I'm sure Markjpcs will donate some of his minutes while you are out of commission.

Doug
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#970901 - 02/03/05 11:19 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
Frank R Offline
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Registered: 07/16/03
Posts: 569
Loc: Anaheim Hills, CA
I would like to be in. Where do I log my time?

Cindy
Markjpcs
Dgoddard
JerryLuke
SAS
ScottPrell
SusieQ
AngelJade
leebe
Frank R
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#970902 - 02/03/05 11:21 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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#970903 - 02/03/05 11:43 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
Frank R Offline
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Registered: 07/16/03
Posts: 569
Loc: Anaheim Hills, CA
Thanks Mark,

I'm there.
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#970904 - 02/05/05 06:48 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 172
Loc: New York
OMG, markjpcs!!!
970 minutes as of 2.4.05!

In 3 or 4 more days you'll have finished the challange. Where do you find all this time?

At this rate you're going to CRUSH the competition and end Feb. with 5820!!!
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#970905 - 02/05/05 07:06 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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 Quote:
Originally posted by jasper_garcia:
OMG, markjpcs!!!
970 minutes as of 2.4.05!

[/b]
Actually, the whole leader list is pretty amazing so far. A little compulsive, are we?

Doug
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#970906 - 02/05/05 09:18 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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A little! \:D

I am trying to get motivated to hit 1,000 before midnight! ;\)
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#970907 - 02/05/05 09:39 PM Re: 1680 Practice Hours for February Players
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Cool - go for it. I wish i could get that much time in.

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