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    I have just tried this from my ipad and don't...

    I have just tried this from my ipad and don't have any issue - the keyboard pops up exactly as it should. - we are further down the line with iOs though since this thread was started.
  2. Yup, totally off the mark! Mind you, with Dyke's...

    Yup, totally off the mark! Mind you, with Dyke's recent disqualification history, maybe having them in our section wouldn't be such a tragedy after all! [\toungincheekmode]

    I would suggest you...
  3. Indeed = and is very common in the lower sections...

    Indeed = and is very common in the lower sections - we both know many people in my old area who regularly turn out and rehearse with more than one band.

    In a way, you are actually agreeing with...
  4. My opinions on this are well know - I would scrap...

    My opinions on this are well know - I would scrap registration tomorrow! And for reasons that I consider sound:

    1) If I play with 2 bands, pay subs to both, rehearse with both and perform concerts...
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    Welcome back @chunkey

    Welcome back @chunkey
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    An interesting point on the older players - when...

    An interesting point on the older players - when I was in the Hastings Youth band many many years ago, we had an "adult learners" band which comprised mainly of the parents of the youth band members...
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    Mike, instrumental teaching has been extra...

    Mike, instrumental teaching has been extra curricula for years - when I was at secondary school in the early 70's, instrumental lessons were available - but for orchestral instruments only and it had...
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    Sticky: Done

    Done
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    Looks like it has been chosen for the next German...

    Looks like it has been chosen for the next German nationals - looking forward to getting my teeth into this one!
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    Is it included in the old "Sing-a-long-a-Max"...

    Is it included in the old "Sing-a-long-a-Max" selection?
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    The statement on 4bars rest explains the...

    The statement on 4bars rest explains the situation clearly and anything else is pure speculation. Let's try and keep this thread factual please. Thanks. [/mod hat]
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    I for one do not think that generally, most...

    I for one do not think that generally, most conductors use bands to further their reputations. They do it because they a)can and b) because they believe the band is a good fit for them both musically...
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    I think we have covered this many times and have...

    I think we have covered this many times and have an FAQ on the topic - thread closed!
  14. Done!

    Done!
  15. Thanks Christian!

    Thanks Christian!
  16. Contest for lower section bands Holland 11th April

    I had the pleasure yesterday of helping out our Academy band at the Gouden Spiker Festival in Holland. This contest is for lower section bands only and was a thoroughly enjoyable day. There was a...
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    This thread is about National Finals test piece...

    This thread is about National Finals test piece rumours - banter is one thing, this is going beyond that so some responses will be deleted.
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    As this is clearly a serious post, please remain...

    As this is clearly a serious post, please remain sensitive in any responses.
  19. Have you contacted Sharon McCallum?

    Have you contacted Sharon McCallum?
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    Indeed - I would have had 2 stripes instead of...

    Indeed - I would have had 2 stripes instead of the one had I been in the guards.

    On a more serious note, we did have a number of guards players on tMp - perhaps one of them might respond.
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    As former principal cornet of a Parachute...

    As former principal cornet of a Parachute Regiment Band, I have never come across that concept of playing the second half slower. I can't recall what key we used though.
    For me, these awful slow...
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    You also only play half of it unless her maj is...

    You also only play half of it unless her maj is present when played as a salute.
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    One of my pet hates is MD's who drag the rear end...

    One of my pet hates is MD's who drag the rear end out of it. As an ex army musician, I side with their approach to it. Huge ralls at the end - also wrong imho.:mad:
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    Pedantically true of course - I was led down the...

    Pedantically true of course - I was led down the garden path on this one by our pearly friend who sadly, hasn't gone far out of town since his bladder operation and may not remember where those 2...
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    Time for your meds Bob - Being pleased to see 2...

    Time for your meds Bob - Being pleased to see 2 London bands being at the top of the London and Southern Counties Region is perfectly normal for someone who also supports a London football team and...
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