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  1. Leyfy

    Sliding Embouchure

    Just some advice really, please. Since having my ceramic braces fitted about a year ago I always get a pressure sore from the main archwire on the top right hand side of my mouth. Where my lip sits on the wire it tends to cut in and dig, no matter how much wax I put on it. I play on a Denis...
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    Too much detail....

    .... but I would like to say a personal 'massive thanks' to both Flutey and TheMusicalRentBoy for supporting me in my time of need. They are both wonderful human beings. Happy New Year :)
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    Christmas Rant!

    Not mine, but I had to copy this from the TES website as it had me in stitches... "Sorry, I wasn't going to do this again this year - I made a real effort to adopt a cheery Christmas happy-head, but a trip into town led me into Scroogality once more.Why do so many people feel they have to do...
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    Chuggers

    Chuggers (as in, charity muggers) - good thing or bad thing? I slid my way into town this morning to do a bit of shopping and I was stopped by an NSPCC guy asking me for '28p in January'. Part of me feels really, really bad for saying no, but I already donate to charities of my choice, and I...
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    Truly Terrible Films....

    What is the worst film you have ever seen? Being on holiday at the moment I have been channel-hopping and found some absolutely so-bad-they-are-funny films. So far my list is: -Miami Shark Attack -Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus (the bit with the shark jumping out of the water and eating a plane...
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    Music Magpie

    Has anyone else used music magpie? I've just put a bunch of CDs in there (admittedly 50 or so) and been offered £115!! Quite impressed as I also have some listed on eBay and it was a LOT quicker than doing that and also at least a guaranteed sum of money.
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    Sold/Expired Denis Wick 3b Cornet Heritage Mouthpiece

    I played on this for about four weeks then swapped to a different size of the same model, so I am selling off the 3B. I have cleaned the mouthpeice and it is in very good condition. It also comes with the original box. Listed on eBay here
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    Fulbourne (Cambs) Band-Contact ?

    Hi All Anyone got a contact e mail address for Fulbourne Band please ? Can they drop me a pm? Cheers
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    Perfect Pitch?

    Test your aural perception here :)
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    Red Remover

    A little game I found using stumbleapon. Really simple to start with, but I'm now stuck on level 20!! http://www.thegamehomepage.com/play/red-remover/ I love the little faces on the blocks :)
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    Blu-ray vs Sky HD

    If you had a choice between Sky HD or a Blu-ray player - what would you choose? I am considering one or of the other after Christmas, but can't make my mind up!
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    Black and white to colour!

    Try this.... There’s a black dot in the center. Stare at the dot till the countdown ends, and the black and white picture should look like it’s in colour…until you move your eyes!
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    Guitar Hero

    Anyone else addicted!?
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    The Secret of Monkey Island

    Does anyone else remember this absolute classic PC game from the early 1990s? LucasArts have re-released it as a digital download, and have completely updated all the graphics and given the characters audio speech etc. When you're playing it you can instantly 'switch' between the classic and...
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    Open University

    Has anyone else done any courses with the OU? I am currently working on my last project (ECA) for the first module for a MA in Education, and I've been really impressed with them. Really organised, clear structure, really helpful when you ring them for advice :tup
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    Chris Moyles - Would You Be Offended?

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1125243/Chris-Moyles-new-storm-Auschwitz-concentration-camp-joke.html 'I went off to Ireland and other places to film and unlike a lot of the Who Do You Think You Are? shows I didn't go to Auschwitz,' Moyles said. 'Pretty much everyone goes there whether...
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    More 'Logic' Help

    I am trying to open a MIDI file created in Logic (not the pro version) on Sibelius to edit the score etc. However, it keeps telling me it needs to be a 'MIDI file 0 or 1' when I try to open it in Sibelius. I have done a little online research, and apparently it is a Logic problem. I can save...
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    Logic v Cubase Question

    I have been using Cubase for many years now, but my new job involves using Macs, and in that respect - Logic. Most of basic user features seem to basically the same, but the one I can't find is the 'SNAP' feature in the quantize settings. Does anyone know if Logic has such a function, just...
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    The saddest noise in the world.....

    ..... was the tiny little *crunch* the screen on my iPod made when I knelt on it :frown: (not my new 80 gig one luckily!) Its probably the most expensive thing I own that I have accidentally trashed (apart from my car!). Anyone going to make me feel better and tell me they've managed to ruin...
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    GCSE Music 'shock'

    I didn't want to hijack the 'Where is JonP?' thread, but I was interested in something in something mikelyons said about GCSE Music becoming easier. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/education/2517271/Pupils-can-get-A-in-GCSE-music-without-reading-a-note.html Right or wrong?
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