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This is about pretty much everything that we generally do as people, the first time you do it (But don't worry we can leave sex out of it). Playing a sport, learning a musical instrument, being employed into a position you have no clue about, how well do you do at first? Does it take time for you to get better?

 

Some people are blessed by an ability to quickly take up a new task or skill, and be good at it, instantly. Others, aren't naturally good at a lot of things, and it takes time for them to scope out how the desired skill works and how they can get better at it.

 

The thing is that Ive noticed, just from personal experience, those who learn slowly actually have a deeper understanding and even if it takes twice as much time, they show an eagerness to get better once they've gotten decent at whatever it is they were trying to attain (First thread Ive made in a while and ITS A TOUGHIE TO EXPLAIN PEOPLEZ).

 

For me, I do learn quickly. Like a lot of people who are like this, I get pretty bored once Ive reached what seems to be my skill limit on a short term scale, and move on. Its not necessarily a bad thing, if youre the type of person who has a lot of varied interests its the best way to be.

 

Are you a quick learner?

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No. Thanks for reminding me.

 

Haha, did you not read what I wrote?

 

Theres nothing wrong with learning slowly. People with natural gifts usually take it for granted.

 

Gloaming do you mean how it works as in how to mix two tracks? Or the internal wiring and circuitboards?

 

The latter I have no clue about, but I did get into mixing a few years ago, but mixing two tracks so you dont notice them changing, I really love doing that.

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People think I'm a quick learner. I guess in some ways I am. Actually, I'm just a know-it-all who's good at figuring out systems, and I spend a lot of time watching before I jump in. I learn new things fast because they're alot like something I came across before. Figuring out which system from what other thing is the tricky part.

 

Give me something that's completely foreign and brand new to me and I'm a very, very slow learner. I have to learn everything about it before I dare touch it.

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Give me something that's completely foreign and brand new to me and I'm a very, very slow learner. I have to learn everything about it before I dare touch it.

 

I can be like that unless Im thrown in the deep-end yknow. If I know that something is coming up that I need to be good at, I get nervous and over think it, research it, practice it, and oddly theres a better chance of me fucking it up if I do all that.

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Haha, did you not read what I wrote?

 

Theres nothing wrong with learning slowly. People with natural gifts usually take it for granted.

 

Gloaming do you mean how it works as in how to mix two tracks? Or the internal wiring and circuitboards?

 

The latter I have no clue about, but I did get into mixing a few years ago, but mixing two tracks so you dont notice them changing, I really love doing that.

 

how to basically record an instrument and be able to mix it down to like you said either a stereo or mono mix. so i guess the whole process from recording it from a mic, to picking the channel and track and pan.

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how to basically record an instrument and be able to mix it down to like you said either a stereo or mono mix. so i guess the whole process from recording it from a mic, to picking the channel and track and pan.

 

Ah. I didnt record the mixes, just did houseparty gigs here and there.

 

And horrific, if youre 20 and naturally talented, just kick yourself up the arse because you havent fucked anything up yet.

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And horrific, if youre 20 and naturally talented, just kick yourself up the arse because you havent fucked anything up yet.

 

I think I kicked myself too hard and it turned into beating myself up, so rather than motivating myself it did the opposite. But I have exams etc soon, so we'll see about fucking up just yet!

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Ah. I didnt record the mixes, just did houseparty gigs here and there.

 

And horrific, if youre 20 and naturally talented, just kick yourself up the arse because you havent fucked anything up yet.

 

well it's not my major, just a class i wanted to take because i have an interest in music. I mean i'd like to have the skill to apply to if I ever get my own board and record my own music. but it did feel great to have that light bulb moment when it finally made sense

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Well, i'm actually a fast learner. I learn everything i want really fast... but sometimes i feel like it's a bad thing. I mean, i can reach a certainly good limit on something i like, but then it feels like i won't be better no matter how hard i try. :/

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Well, i'm actually a fast learner. I learn everything i want really fast... but sometimes i feel like it's a bad thing. I mean, i can reach a certainly good limit on something i like, but then it feels like i won't be better no matter how hard i try. :/

 

Exactly, thats what we fast learners experience. I feel like that, but the truth is, I'm probably not trying as hard as I feel I am. When you advance at something quickly, getting better at it takes a lot more time, it just doesnt feel like its worth the effort when you got so far so fast, and then you actually have to put some time in to improve.

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I'm a fast learner but only really at intellectual things. Sporty things take a bit longer. I learnt how to solve the rubiks cube on a weekend and the rubiks 360 in an afternoon. I also taught myself calculus in 2 days after never having seen it before. Most maths takes me like 5 minutes to learn though because I am naturally gifted in that area. I have never learnt a musical instrument so I dont know how i would go at that. I do singing lessons though but thats not as difficult as an instrument. I'm ok at languages. I did german as a compulsory course for school last year and I think I got 3rd. So to answer the question, yes, I am a fast learner. My recomended methods to learn things is to do it often and to do some background reading. Even the slightest basic knowledge can help.

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Exactly, thats what we fast learners experience. I feel like that, but the truth is, I'm probably not trying as hard as I feel I am. When you advance at something quickly, getting better at it takes a lot more time, it just doesnt feel like its worth the effort when you got so far so fast, and then you actually have to put some time in to improve.

 

Well, i play guitar. I'm not trying to showoff or something, but i'm certainly "good" at it. Now, i practice 1-6 hours a day and i don't really feel like getting better... i don't know what to do. But well, it's alright. The same happens with my keyboard skills, but i guess it's only at playing musical instruments.

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It really depends on what I am learning.

 

If it's about learning how to play a musical instrument I am a fast learner, because I want to know how to do it so badly.

 

 

But if it's about how to draw a nice looking human being I seriously suck at it and give up really fast. If it doesn't work right from the start I get annoyed and just stop it and don't see a sense in trying it. I guess it's because I do not believe in myself in other things than music....

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Well, i play guitar. I'm not trying to showoff or something, but i'm certainly "good" at it.

 

YOU ARROGANT ****ER!! :angry:

 

I kid. Im also good at guitar. It seemed like I learned it quite fast, within two years I could play some pretty tricky solo and picking stuff, havent played much lately.

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Yes, I pick up things very very quickly, means I don't have to study now, so I'll be fucked in college, means I have a horrible attention span, so I lose interest in anything after a ridiculously short period of time. I hate it in some ways, actually.

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