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#1080932 - 06/01/06 10:55 PM Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Cindysphinx Offline


Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
I see that the Chicks are off to another roaring start in logging practice minutes. Yessiree. I don't think the Dudes have ever come close to whipping the Chicks.

For those of you new to the board, we have a practice log. You can join and keep track of your minutes spent practicing. Just for fun, the practice log totals your minutes, shows you your PW ranking, and sorts you into Chicks or Dudes.

And the Chicks *always* win by averaging more minutes in the month than the Dudes. Because as we all know, Dudes can't practice piano and swill beer at the same time! \:D

It's June 1 already. Hurry, there's still time to see how much practicing we can do in June. . . .

CHICKS RULE!
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#1080933 - 06/02/06 12:19 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Monica K. Offline

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Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 17777
Loc: Lexington, Kentucky
You go, girl(s)!
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#1080934 - 06/02/06 05:16 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
ShiroKuro Offline
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Registered: 12/26/04
Posts: 3483
Loc: not in Japan anymore
You too Monica. Ok, this month I am[/b] going to log my minutes instead of just writing them on my calendar!

Cindy, great smily!
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#1080935 - 06/02/06 05:42 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
-Frycek Offline
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Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 5921
Loc: SC Mountains
Hey fellas! Come and get us!
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#1080936 - 06/02/06 08:06 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
dfvanden Offline
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Registered: 12/10/05
Posts: 176
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
We're here, and we're playing it low key. Euan!! Where are you buddy? I notice there's a healthy smattering of blokes on the Practice Log already, so you might get more than you bargained for.

As for you Frycek, I've decided I don't believe ANY of those hours unless I can see what you're working on. \:\) Some more text please!

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#1080937 - 06/02/06 08:55 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
-Frycek Offline
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Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 5921
Loc: SC Mountains
OK dfvanden, I'll say this once.
Chopin 10/12 Revolutionary Etude
Chopin Nocturnes 9/2 and 72/2
Chopin Waltz - Posthumous
Chopin Nocturne in C minor Posthumous
Bach WTC Fugues 1,2, prelude 2 Polishing
Bach WTC fugue no 5 learning
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#1080938 - 06/02/06 09:30 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Euan Morrison Offline
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Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 1588
Loc: Edinburgh
 Quote:
Originally posted by dfvanden:
We're here, and we're playing it low key. Euan!! Where are you buddy? [/b]
I'm there - about 130 minutes so far! I'm logged on as euan123 for some reason, can't remember why.

Lets go guys! - only about 20 minutes behind. And I've still got a good evening's practice ahead of me \:\)

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#1080939 - 06/02/06 10:06 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
dfvanden Offline
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Registered: 12/10/05
Posts: 176
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Frycek, I bow down before thee!

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#1080940 - 06/02/06 10:40 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
loveschopintoomuch Offline
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Registered: 04/05/06
Posts: 4690
Loc: Illinois
dfvanden:

You had better bow before Frycek! Or I'll send my killer dog (a small but ferocious bischon) after you. \:D

But, if any chicks are reading this, I have to get a new password to get into my practice log.



Kathleen
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#1080941 - 06/02/06 01:34 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Shortcircuit85 Offline
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Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 535
Loc: New Hampshire
All right, I just registered for the club.

You girls are about to get a run for your money. I had nearly 6 hours under the belt last Saturday alone. Get ready to kiss that title goodbye ladies!
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#1080942 - 06/02/06 01:39 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
rocky Offline
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Registered: 03/12/05
Posts: 1456
Loc: Louisville, KY
Ok, I signed up also, now I just have to remember to log my minutes!
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#1080943 - 06/02/06 02:27 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
s54mo827 Offline
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Registered: 12/12/05
Posts: 1231
Loc: New York
 Quote:
Originally posted by Frycek:
Hey fellas! Come and get us!
Oh, how cute. Okay - I'll try.
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#1080944 - 06/03/06 12:21 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
rocky Offline
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Registered: 03/12/05
Posts: 1456
Loc: Louisville, KY
Andrew when I logged my time tonight it didn't show you as a member of the Dudes, fix that!
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#1080945 - 06/03/06 11:12 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Euan Morrison Offline
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Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 1588
Loc: Edinburgh
What is the official measuring tool for Chicks vs Dudes - is it Total Time, or Average Time?

Because if it is Total Time - the Dudes are winning by a long way!


(...and we will be winning by even more when Andrew signs up to the squad! \:\) )

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#1080946 - 06/03/06 11:35 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Shortcircuit85 Offline
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Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 535
Loc: New Hampshire
 Quote:
Andrew when I logged my time tonight it didn't show you as a member of the Dudes, fix that!
Yeah, I know why. I didn't enter my time until about 11 last night, so I wasn't showing up in the list. I just checked. I'm in there now. Apparently we have a couple new "dudes" as well. So the counts are going up!
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#1080947 - 06/04/06 09:09 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
lagin Offline
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Registered: 02/24/06
Posts: 146
Loc: B.C., Canada
The dudes would lose big time if I joined! But I am hoping to get my bmus in piano performance, so I don't think I would count, as all I do IS practice!

If I do count, and you do need help, feel free to let me know. \:\)
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#1080948 - 06/04/06 11:38 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
dfvanden Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/10/05
Posts: 176
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Just started on a three day layoff on Voltaren due to left elbow pain that has been developing for awhile. Not fair, I'm only 39 and already partly crippled! So, I still classify myself as MOYD but my numbers won't be moving upwards for awhile. Damn. This could be the break those female-types needed.

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#1080949 - 06/12/06 04:58 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Cindysphinx Offline


Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
Holy smokes, Chicks. We're getting smoked!

Frycek, *do* something! \:D

Seriously, it's on now. I'm finished with my recital, the kids are out of school, the yard is as weeded as it's gonna get, so I am ready to put in some serious practice time for the rest of June.
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#1080950 - 06/12/06 05:29 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Euan Morrison Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 1588
Loc: Edinburgh
Ha ha - it is starting to look rather embarassing for the ladies! \:\)

To be fair, I think this month both myself (euan123) and Andrew (Shortcircuit85) signed up for the dudes, and we have both contributed a good amount for the team. Otherwise it might have been a little bit more even.

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#1080951 - 06/12/06 05:36 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
rocky Offline
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Registered: 03/12/05
Posts: 1456
Loc: Louisville, KY
I just signed up this month also, but not contributing quite as much as others!
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#1080952 - 06/12/06 05:38 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Shortcircuit85 Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 535
Loc: New Hampshire
Yeah, I was thinking the same thing Euan. I didn't want to rub it in though. I figured the ladies would be a bit embarrased as it is. I mean, if they didn't have Frycek doing all their practice for them, I guess they would be lost. \:D By the way, Frycek, I tried to keep up with your for the first week. I soon concluded you aren't human! Wow, you log some serious time! I will contently take 2nd or 3rd. \:D

Oh, Just remember, we didn't start it!
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#1080953 - 06/15/06 10:30 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
rocky Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/12/05
Posts: 1456
Loc: Louisville, KY
Is anyone else having trouble with the practice log webpage, it won't load up here, times out....I don't have that many minutes to add, but every little bit counts!

EDIT: It's working now!
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#1080954 - 06/16/06 01:01 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Euan Morrison Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 1588
Loc: Edinburgh
In a couple more days, the dudes will have posted TWICE as many minutes as the ladies.

(not that we're gloating or anything \:\) )

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#1080955 - 06/16/06 02:15 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
tolovemoon Offline
Full Member

Registered: 01/13/06
Posts: 152
Loc: South Carolina
Well, I dunno, if I do my share of posting minutes with all my practice time specially since I stay at home so much.....
Hmmmm whats the bet worth ladies, I think we are doing pretty good....
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#1080956 - 06/17/06 02:49 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Cindysphinx Offline


Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 6416
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro
Yeah, laugh it up Dudes. I am going to kick it into high gear any minute now!!

Right after I take a short nap.
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#1080957 - 06/17/06 10:24 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
dfvanden Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/10/05
Posts: 176
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Yeah, I have to confess to logging some pedestrian hours this month after an idealistic beginning. I still think the boys will spank the girls though. Euan has just exploded!

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#1080958 - 06/18/06 07:59 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
-Frycek Offline
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Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 5921
Loc: SC Mountains
Yeah, and I'm a Scot too. Way to go Euan.
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#1080959 - 06/18/06 08:31 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
Eeeff Offline
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Registered: 06/06/06
Posts: 192
Thats an extra 220 minutes to Team Dudes.

I will bring more pain on Wednesday.

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#1080960 - 06/18/06 09:29 PM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
keyboard samurai Offline
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Registered: 05/18/06
Posts: 217
Loc: Hot and Humid Houston, TX
Hey Chicks!
besides the incomparable Frycek,

Whose wagging that bunny tail now ?[/b]

I am gunning for you Rocky!
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#1080961 - 06/19/06 12:32 AM Re: Dudes: Catch Us If You Can!!!
AdagioM Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 723
Loc: Oregon
um, I went camping for the weekend, and I didn't have a piano. I'm counting today as still an away day, since I just got home and have a huge headache.

But tomorrow you're in trouble!
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