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drumming adept
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Location: champaign, Ill

Post Sat Apr 14, 2007 1:06 pm

Sidel Technician

Job sucks but i can afford somethin for my set every month. Somethin nice 8)
Falling down the stairs at the age of five was my first drum solo.

"They arn't dirty pants dude... That film is a protective barrier from all other bacterium" Quote from my roommate approx 1 month ago.
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Post Sun Apr 15, 2007 4:13 am

Im currently in year 11
So obviously I cant have a full time job, or anything too exciting due to the workload
So in my spare time I teach guitar and drums, which is actually not too bad
Atleast Im earning money teaching something I enjoy
groove master
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Post Sun Apr 15, 2007 2:03 pm

Just making sure that you just said you were 11 years old
If this is true and you are teaching then that would be quite an accomplishment
You say irritant, I say catalyst
drumming adept
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Location: Tamworth, England

Post Sun Apr 15, 2007 2:19 pm

Nope, year 11 at school I think they meant, thats 15/16.
Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage drums
Gibraltar 9600 hardware
Meinl Byzance cymbals
Pearl snare
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Post Mon Apr 16, 2007 1:59 am

No, Im in year 11 lol
Im 15
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Potatoe Snack
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Location: Baltimore, MD

Post Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:25 am

i work in a food testing lab as a lab technician. keeping the world safe of...light filth.
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Location: Northern Ireland

Post Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:47 am

Potatoe Sack did you do a degree in something like food and nutrition, microbiology or Biology?

I am in uni doin Biology, though about to start my years placement either in a company that makes and tests nicotine drugs :DDDDDD. OR in the Water Management Unit in the Environmental department of the Civil Service.

Though I would give everything up for a chance to get my band signed and tour the world!!!
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session drummer
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Location: Georgia

Post Wed May 30, 2007 12:45 pm

high school
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drumming adept
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Location: Belgium

Post Wed May 30, 2007 2:14 pm

Customer Service Assistant for a belgian mobile phone company (www.proximus.be) really tiring i take phone calls in Dutch, French and English... My singer's trying to find me a job at SHAPE :D I'd love to teach french i think... :D
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Location: Columbia, SC

Post Sun Jun 10, 2007 10:49 am

I'm a cop. Been at it for 17 years. Drumming is my second job and I love it as much if not more. Peace guys!
It's so important to make best friends in life!

Tama,PDP and Medicine Man Drums, Zildjian, Remo, Roc-n-Soc, DW and Pro-mark.

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Joined: Sat Jun 16, 2007 11:07 am
Location: Mentor, Ohio

Post Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:23 pm

I am disabled. I gave up playing back in the early 80s to persue other venues. I was in an accident, that kind of messed me up, in the mid 90s. Being disabled, I started to gain wieght. So when my doctor said I must excersize, I started playing again. I can do almost anything, as long as I am sitting down. It all sucks but I am actually better now than I was then due to now I pay attention to the fundamentals and what I am doing instead of anticipating the party afterward.
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Post Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:32 pm

Im going to a school call musican's instuite for drums and recording. i work at the guitar center in the recording section and give drum lessions and I book at the whiskey A go-go
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groove master
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Location: Minneapolis MN

Post Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:41 pm

i clean toilets at a church/school and do setups(tables, chairs, etc). basically im a janitor and just got in trouble for wearing an inappropriate shirt haha. so now i have to wear plain black shirts.

i also have a part time job unloading semi trucks.

other than that i drum at every chance i can get. im gonna hate being in Canada for 5 days. but at the same time it will be a nice break from 3 bands.
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session drummer
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Post Sat Jul 14, 2007 3:16 am

Sixth Form Student, Part time shelf stacker at teh tesco

oh yeah, playing gigs for money :D
Drumming is my passion.
Recording is a habit.

R.I.P Mitch Mitchell
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Mikey Ramone
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Post Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:26 am

I'm going into my last year of high school, and I work at a Grocery store to earn money for my kit/band.

When I'm out I'm going to Uni for something or other, haven't quite decided yet. But me and my friend want to open up a Venue after a few years.