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Re: The Funny/Stupid Pics Thread
« Reply #60 on: January 06, 2012, 04:26:41 pm »


When I write music, I need to remember that this sort of instruction is acceptable.
What I would like to know is what you're supposed to do when it says a note should be both sharp and flat. Do you go with the first label? Do you go with the last label? Do they cancel each other out?

That doesn't happen. As armandtanzarian already said this is just a modulation in key. You can have flats or sharps and naturals in the same measure though. Or double flats or double sharps, which lower or raise the note one whole step, respectively.
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« Reply #61 on: January 06, 2012, 04:29:03 pm »
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« Reply #62 on: January 06, 2012, 04:42:34 pm »
What the hell is the deal with all kids, everywhere, regardless of their time and culture, playing some version of 'The Floor is Lava'?? Some kind of impromptu game suitable for any location or number of players in which certain areas of the ground (particularly patterned tile floors) are deemed 'safe' to walk on and others 'off-limits' or 'dangerous' (like being a bottomless pit or lava or something). I'm not an anthropologist or behavioural psychologist or anything but it seems like this 'game' and its 'rules' transcends culture and time. Probably because it requires no skill or talent, equipment, time constraints, baseline intelligence beyond being able to walk and jump, or even any successful verbal communication--all making it easy to play anywhere, at any time, incorporating any number of players, and even when you can't understand each other.

Maybe it's just one of those things that kids instinctively gravitate towards.

Actually, you got it pretty well hit. Its just a basic game that anyone can play, which can be helpful as an ice breaker for kids and is just simple fun.

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« Reply #63 on: January 06, 2012, 04:59:38 pm »
Maybe it has to do with the instinct to develop survival skills?
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« Reply #64 on: January 06, 2012, 09:53:53 pm »






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« Reply #65 on: January 06, 2012, 10:05:55 pm »


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Re: The Funny/Stupid Pics Thread
« Reply #66 on: January 06, 2012, 10:58:31 pm »
Or double flats or double sharps, which lower or raise the note one whole step, respectively.

(Rat feels his brain have a hiccup as he tries to grasp this information.)

Ummm....if you're going to change a note by a whole step, why not simply, y'know, write the note to be one step higher or lower in the first place?  It's been more than two decades since I played in my high school's band, but as I recall, sheet-music staffs do allow for that. ???

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Re: The Funny/Stupid Pics Thread
« Reply #67 on: January 06, 2012, 11:14:16 pm »
Or double flats or double sharps, which lower or raise the note one whole step, respectively.

(Rat feels his brain have a hiccup as he tries to grasp this information.)

Ummm....if you're going to change a note by a whole step, why not simply, y'know, write the note to be one step higher or lower in the first place?  It's been more than two decades since I played in my high school's band, but as I recall, sheet-music staffs do allow for that. ???
I think the double sharps and double flats result from a picky nomenclature thing regarding playing certain chords in certain keys.
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« Reply #69 on: January 06, 2012, 11:31:48 pm »
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« Reply #73 on: January 07, 2012, 12:46:39 am »
What the hell is the deal with all kids, everywhere, regardless of their time and culture, playing some version of 'The Floor is Lava'?? Some kind of impromptu game suitable for any location or number of players in which certain areas of the ground (particularly patterned tile floors) are deemed 'safe' to walk on and others 'off-limits' or 'dangerous' (like being a bottomless pit or lava or something). I'm not an anthropologist or behavioural psychologist or anything but it seems like this 'game' and its 'rules' transcends culture and time. Probably because it requires no skill or talent, equipment, time constraints, baseline intelligence beyond being able to walk and jump, or even any successful verbal communication--all making it easy to play anywhere, at any time, incorporating any number of players, and even when you can't understand each other.

Maybe it's just one of those things that kids instinctively gravitate towards.

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Re: The Funny/Stupid Pics Thread
« Reply #74 on: January 07, 2012, 01:20:52 am »