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    Poll: "Like" ~ Mr Wilx

    "Like"

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    This might be a bit of a challenge, but years...

    This might be a bit of a challenge, but years ago, after playing the bands eponymous signature march, Imps used to open with "Introduction to Act Three of Lohengrin" ~ What a cracker, full of...
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    I really like that Robert ~ Natural progression !...

    I really like that Robert ~ Natural progression !

    Mr Wilx
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    Poll: I love it, it adds adrenaline to rehearsals and...

    I love it, it adds adrenaline to rehearsals and the friendly rivalry between banding mates is a really great social plus. I honestly think it improves musical appreciation and technical expertise,...
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    Strangely Mr N Fixer, I have a feeling you won't...

    Strangely Mr N Fixer, I have a feeling you won't be missed :)

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    My feelings too. To me, contesting was my main...

    My feelings too. To me, contesting was my main interest in banding, but I do appreciate that it doesn't appeal to others. Some folk love doing concerts whereas I found them a necessary evil. Each to...
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    That sounds about right, although I used to enjoy...

    That sounds about right, although I used to enjoy the rivalry of contests and the preparation which I think helps to improve every players musicality and technique. Through being in the NYBBGB I had...
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    Me too, but it is frustrating when however hard...

    Me too, but it is frustrating when however hard you try you can't do things that you did a few years ago, even if you are doing all the right things in practice, and the more you try the worse you...
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    Personally I think that is very true. In the...

    Personally I think that is very true. In the main, I think a lot of brass band players consider audiences an irrelevance.
    The enjoyment seems to be in participating in rehearsals and the social...
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    Where's that "Like" button > ~ Mr Wilx

    Where's that "Like" button >

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    Well...... We started with Brass Bands, then we...

    Well...... We started with Brass Bands, then we had Silver Bands. Soon it'll be Plastic Bands and I suppose the natural progression will be to Rubber Bands :)

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    And pegs ! ~ Mr Wilx

    And pegs !

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    I was out of banding for a lot of years and when...

    I was out of banding for a lot of years and when I came back to it with a different band, they had borrowed some parts from my previous band and I found myself looking at pencil markings I had made...
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    Unfortunately you do have the right person. Brian...

    Unfortunately you do have the right person. Brian was in the Signals Band and the SA. I knew him at Yorkshire Imperial Metals Band in the late 1960s/early 1970s where he was a much valued cornetist....
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    I could be wrong here, but you give the...

    I could be wrong here, but you give the impression of being in, or a product of, the modern higher education system.
    It shines like a beacon out of some posts on tmp, people who refuse to debate...
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    Well said ~ Great reply. ~ Mr Wilx

    Well said ~ Great reply.

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    Just try harder ! ~ Mr Wilx

    Just try harder !

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    Well you certainly shook things up ! ( I warmly...

    Well you certainly shook things up ! ( I warmly welcome your subtle personality modulation )
    Your felicitations are reciprocated.

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    Hey ! tmp is interesting again.

    Hurray ~ tmp seems to have drawn back from the edge of bitter oblivion and is now quite stimulating with good interesting threads being debated by nice folk ~ Excellent, thanks to all concerned.

    ~...
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    That's it in a nutshell. ~ Mr Wilx

    That's it in a nutshell.

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    Frankenstein ! ~ Mr Wilx

    Frankenstein !

    ~ Mr Wilx
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    Nice ! ~ I suppose this guy thinks brass bands...

    Nice ! ~ I suppose this guy thinks brass bands playing any music by the classical composers is "Just not right" ~ Utter tosh, in my view, everybody should be able to appreciate a good tune even if it...
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    And so it goes on and on and on and on...

    And so it goes on and on and on and on and..........................Bitter sarcastic back biting vitriol from egotistical pseudo "Know alls" eager to tear each others throats out.
    I've better things...
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    Moomin is dead right. Hit the nail right on the...

    Moomin is dead right. Hit the nail right on the head.

    ~ Mr Wilx (Ian)
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    All very true Dave and I echo your thoughts, but...

    All very true Dave and I echo your thoughts, but very sad. Gluttons for punishment that we are, I suppose a few decent stalwarts like us will keep watch on the situation and contribute here and...
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