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  1. Charmed

    Rise and Fall of Brass Bands

    Having been around banding for more years than I care to admit to, it amazes me at the naivety that still exists in brass bands. Most want success, whatever level that may be at. Some only feel successful if they're part of the top section ethos. This is where many bands fall down. If you're...
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    Plenty of Horn Players ????

    I was wondering if there was an 'abundance' of horn players.....and why that was. If you look at the recruitment on either here or 4barsrest, it's not very often that bands advertise for horn players.......why is that???
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    Twitter ???

    Wanting to follow 4barsrest on twitter yesterday, I joined this forum! I don't get it! Can someone please explain to me how it works? Novice :oops:
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    Horn player looking for local(ish) band

    Horn player needing new home. Any position considered. Current location of horn between Doncaster and Rotherham :biggrin: If interested please pm me.
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    Ghost User!

    Hi Can anyone explain how, when I have logged on for the first time in weeks today at 12pmish (?), my profile says I last visited at 8.50am this morning??? Scary......... :eek:
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    Restricted on TMP!!!!

    Hi, For some reason I have been restricted!!! I can't access my profile for editing etc.... John (or any other mod), I've sent you an email but not even sure if that's been accepted. HELP!!
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    New MSN - Problems?

    I upgraded to the new MSN the other day, didn't have any problems at that time. Tried to sign in today and it won't let me. Anyone else having problems signing in, or is it just me! :mad:
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    Another Computer Question for the Computer Illiterate - ME!

    Having purchased my son a computer and installed a wireless Internet Connection I forgot to put on some form of security when the free 3 months (?) expired! :eek: Over the last 2 months he has been having problems with 'pop-ups' which are now so bad it crashes the internet as soon as he tries...
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    Microsoft Explorer 7 - Favourites????

    After being prompted to upgrade to Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, my tool bar has changed! :eek: I can no longer find my 'favourites' tool button, and now I'm lost! For those of you who have IE7, do you know where my 'favourites' button has gone? :cry:
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    First Impressions

    Have you ever been told by someone that their first impression of you was totally different to the one they have of you once they got to know you? And I'm not just talking about the natural characteristics that you learn about someone with time. Is there an aura around people that they are...
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    Hatfield Band Signs New Solo Horn

    After almost a year without a regular Solo Horn, Hatfield Band are pleased to announce this position has now been filled. Miles Davison has officially joined and played his first concert with the band on October 21st and is looking forward to his first contest with Hatfield on 19th November at...
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    LAS VEGAS Weather?

    Okay, I have a slight problem, the ladies will understand! :biggrin: At the end of November we are going to Las Vegas for a week. Two questions:- Does anyone know what the weather will be like then? On the internet it says the early 20s during the day and around 10C during the night. I...
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    Positive 'Review'

    Most of us know what it is like to read through adjudicators remarks after a contest. There can be some positive comments made, but mostly, the little slips are pointed out to us. At a concert, we often get people coming to us to say how much they enjoyed the concert, and it is nice to hear...
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    Brass and Voice

    ANSTON MALE VOICE CHOIR Present their Annual Concert Featuring Powerfuel Hatfield Colliery Band to be held at DINNINGTON COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL DINNINGTON, SHEFFIELD SATURDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2006 7.15PM Tickets: £5 Available on the door
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    Online Services - Excellent or Worrying?

    Just applied for my tax disc renewal online. Absolutely brilliant. No more queueing in the Post Office, no more scrambling around trying to find out the Insurance Certificate and MOT. It took about 3 minutes. As long as you have the new MOT certificate then all you need is the renewal form...
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    The Return of the X Factor

    Well it's back - The live finals are up and running - and Simon, although trying to be nicer, is as cutting as ever. :clap: I've really enjoyed the last few years competition. I have got really enthused, really excited, voted, (sad I know :redface: ). But there is something missing this...
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    Playing in a 2nd Band

    I was just wondering what it was like for those of you who play in 2 bands. ie, you're registered band, and a band that does not contest. I love being a part of my band, obviously, but being as involved as I am, often adds pressure, lots of it! So you don't always get to 'enjoy' concerts...
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    Hatfield Band joins forces with 'Police'

    SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE MALE VOICE CHOIR Conducted by Peter Heginbotham Accompanied by Angela Rucklidge Proudly Present Their 29th Annual Concert with Special Guest POWERFUEL HATFIELD COLLIERY BAND Conducted by Mr Graham O'Connor 7:30pm Saturday 21st October 2006 at The Salvation Army...
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    Improving Your Playing V Age

    Is there an age limit on improving your playing? It might sound a ridiculous question to some, but I've given this a lot of thought and I still haven't found the answer! I've seen (and known) a lot of players over the years who in their 20s and 30s were excellent players, then in their 40s...
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    Frustrated!

    After spending over an hour trying to embrace 'new technology' it suddenly occured to me how much time we must spend searching the internet for things when one simple phone call would have dealt with my enquiry! :mad: After clicking on the links on a post about new music, I came across a...
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