• @[email protected]
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    164 months ago

    I’ve been tempted recently to pick up a pocket trumpet to pick up my skull from high school. I’m always just worried about annoying the neighbors lol.

    • @Viking_Hippie
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      4 months ago

      pick up a pocket trumpet

      Are you absolutely certain this isn’t a weird euphemism for masturbation? Because it sure seems like one!

      pick up my skull from high school

      Were you in a very faithful production of Hamlet or did you just collect bones? 🤔

    • @Zachariah
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      144 months ago

      Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him.

    • @Holyhandgrenade
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      4 months ago

      Do it! Just get a mute and play. Playing an instrument is a lifelong joy.

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        I recently picked my guitar back up for the first time in like 15 years. I still remember what I learned! Not that I was ever good, but you don’t need to be good to have fun.

        • @Holyhandgrenade
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          24 months ago

          Hell yeah! Just knowing a handful of chords is enough to impress people at a party 😁 I’m slightly more ambitious than that, but any reason to play an instrument is a good one.

      • @[email protected]
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        24 months ago

        Yes. It would be good to play regularly without, though. And at serious volumes, too. But playing an instrument is great in any case. And trumpets mute really well. A flute like in the comic, for example, doesn’t unless you box the whole thing somehow.

        I really like the Yamaha silent brass system, too. It’s stupidly expensive, but works nicely and the headphones are a neat option.

        • @Holyhandgrenade
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          24 months ago

          There are some digital breath controllers out there that can be used to play any virtual instrument. If I played any brass or woodwind I’d definitely check it out.

    • @z00s
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      54 months ago

      Just use a mute!