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    Some people can unknowingly hinder their progress...

    Some people can unknowingly hinder their progress by concentrating too much, feeling it's hard to do.
    Suggest her to try playing e.g. chord she can do already repeatedly, and pay less and less...
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    i got my book from Dianne recently, she wrote me...

    i got my book from Dianne recently, she wrote me an apology that my order got lost in the process, and has sent the book over email.
    Book itself i like very much, i took #1 to test before getting...
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    Choirguy: thanks a lot, i'll wait longer, still...

    Choirguy: thanks a lot, i'll wait longer, still have other materials to keep my fingers occupied.
    I understand that it can be overwhelming for Mike's family and i believe it will be resolved in time.
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    I used donate button and placed a donation for 1...

    I used donate button and placed a donation for 1 book to payment@ukulelemikelynch.com on Feb 25th, with a book name in the comment.
    (wanted to get first book only to see if i like it before getting...
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    Choirguy: thank you, ill send details over PM......

    Choirguy: thank you, ill send details over PM... it was just a single book, and i used the very same paypal address
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    @johnnysmash, please write back when you order...

    @johnnysmash, please write back when you order and get a response/books - roughly how long it took to get them.
    I'm waiting so far since last Sunday, i tried sending an email with question as well,...
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    i placed an order as well for one of the books on...

    i placed an order as well for one of the books on Sunday evening, and i assume some response will come in a day or three, as mentioned in few thread here on forum... :)
  8. I do own concert Ortega RU11. I bought it about...

    I do own concert Ortega RU11. I bought it about 3-4 years back - was a replacement for my first, "noname" 30 euro junk ukulele.

    Very happy with it - though I cannot compare with other...
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    what helped me a lot in the beginning was...

    what helped me a lot in the beginning was starting with "lower density" of strums, and increasing it as needed...

    e.g., when playing song (with 4/4 time signature) for first time
    - i counted all...
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    Booli: many thanks for great and detailed...

    Booli: many thanks for great and detailed response.

    Some of the people in forums discussed the pocket ukes and options e.g. Worth Fat strings, or "high tension" strings to get a good sound and/or...
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    bend of top board

    Hello,

    i've received a brand new KALA KA PU SSFM sopranino.
    As i'm lefty, while changing to new strings, i noticed something "strange" with the top board.
    Overview image only suggests something...
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    +1 vote on Alaska picks. I got them few years...

    +1 vote on Alaska picks. I got them few years back when learning guitar, and they added the extra length that may be needed for wanted sound.
    However, they are not complete savior, as about 2mm...
  13. When i started learning with "righty" uke, i felt...

    When i started learning with "righty" uke, i felt like i was forcing myself against my internal clock when trying to strum with my "lesser" hand...
    i'm lefty playing left handed (right hand -...
  14. Thanks for the great tip. I received mine last...

    Thanks for the great tip.
    I received mine last week - ordered via ebay directly from a seller in Japan. Book was dispatched in about 2 days since order/paypal payment, and I received it about one...
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    +1 vote for Arron Keim's - Fingerstyle Ukulele...

    +1 vote for Arron Keim's - Fingerstyle Ukulele book - i bought a digital version just yesterday after reading some recommendations in these forums, and am happy after a brief test. I'm a beginner to...
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    I am left-handed, and play left handed on both...

    I am left-handed, and play left handed on both guitar and uke.

    If your left hand is dominant, it should IMHO be used for rhythm - strumming, which is important feature of instrument playing, and...
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    You explained it nicely, however... For me as...

    You explained it nicely, however...

    For me as a beginner to intermediate player, it takes too much effort to "move" the chord i see written on the paper/screen by specific number of notes while...
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    Well, not no, because, if chord "0003" is defined...

    Well, not no, because, if chord "0003" is defined as:

    - play open string G
    - play open string C
    - play open string E
    - play 3rd fret on string A

    it remains still the same, despite player...
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    your words, sir, should be carved to stone! :) i...

    your words, sir, should be carved to stone! :) i am playing lefty myself, and i never got the confusion people make about flipped sheets etc. it's all about how one learns to read it - may be an 50%...
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    Hello. I myself being strongly biased lefty,...

    Hello.

    I myself being strongly biased lefty, have never learned instrument before the age fo 25 or so.
    I put many googling into the issue before buying my first instrument (was guitar actually,...
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