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Recording King ROS-16 Guitar, Richard & Denise Wilson Mountain Dulcimer, and a John Peterson mountain banjo.
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Thursday, July 05, 2012 @3:04:21 AM
Signs of banjo abuse
You have problems at work or school because of your banjo playing, such as being late or not going at all. (Not a problem. I secretly play at work)
You play banjo in risky situations (see #1).
After banjo playing, you can't remember what happened while you were banjo playing. (hence, the need for more practice …)
You have legal problems because of your banjo playing, such as being arrested for harming someone or driving while banjo playing. (ok, I don’t do that)
You get hurt or you hurt someone else when you are banjo playing. (I’ve had complaints and been threatened, but no one’s been seriously injured)
You keep banjo playing even though you have health problems that are caused or made worse by banjo playing, such as sore fingers. (Yes)
Your friends or family members are worried about your banjo playing. (Yes)
Signs of banjo dependence or addiction
You cannot quit banjo playing or control how much you play banjo . (Yes)
You need to play banjo more to get the same effect. (Yes)
You have withdrawal symptoms when you stop banjo playing. These include feeling sick to your stomach, sweating, shakiness, and anxiety. (Yes)
You spend a lot of time banjo playing and recovering. (Yes)
You have given up other activities so you can play banjo . (Yes)
Other signs include:
You play banjo in the morning, are often play banjo for long periods of time, or play banjo alone. (Absolutely Yes)
You feel guilty after banjo playing. (no)
You make excuses for your banjo playing or do things to hide your banjo playing, such as buying replacement strings at different stores. (Yes)
You worry that you won't know enough tunes for an evening or weekend. (Yes)
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