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  1. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    Hey y'all, What's the consensus here on playing a power chord with your first and third finger vs. first and pinky? I have always used my first and third but always notice when players use their pinky. Is it just a comfort thing or is there some benefit to using the pinky? And, yes, I know...
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    This dude is the fastest I've ever seen. Quite astounding!
  3. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    Ok, this lead-in to the fast descending bit - where do you do the slide? This, with your pinkie? |————-15-17-19/20-19-17————-| |-15-17-19————————-20-19-17-| |———————————————-----—-| |——————————————-----—---| |———————————————-----—-| |—————————————-----———-| Or this, with your pointer...
  4. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    Ok, say you guys are playing and you have this stretch to play: |-8-10-12-| How do you fret that, pointer - ring - pinkie or pointer - middle - pinkie? To me, it seems like the ring finger would be the "cleanest"way to do that, but I find that in some positions I've been doing that with...
  5. Guitar: Theory & Playing
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  6. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    After learning all the notes on the fingerboard, when it comes time to learn scales, would you learn the notes in each scale in all keys, or learn the fingering patterns of each scale and apply it to all keys?
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