I can't learn how to play guitar because I'm afraid of guitar strings

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  1. Clippy Ask me about chocolate bars

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    I've always wanted to play guitar but I'm afraid of the strings snapping and coiling up and poking me in the eye. Seriously, it scares the hell outta me! Every time I try to pick at the guitar I flinch and move my head back in anticipation and put on the worst performances.

    I'm also afraid to blow up balloons.
     
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    They are more afraid of you than you are of them good sir
     
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  3. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    Just wear a welder's mask. Could be a gimmick that makes you a star.

    Like this guy.

     
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    Thank god you arent afraid to make dumb threads.
     
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    More insights into the mind of @Clippy. Have you made arrangements to donate your brain to science?
     
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  6. Clippy Ask me about chocolate bars

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    I refuse to be on any donors list, that's how they get ya, don't want doctors runnin me off the road for my organs
     
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  7. Dr Hannibal Lecter Hmmmm...

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    Guitar Hero, bruh. A way to live out your fantasy without getting sliced up like a sausage.

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    Not gonna lie that turns me on a little
     
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    Try starting with the Ukulele. Fun instrument and pretty easy to learn. A lot of songs can be played with just a few chords.
     
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  10. PubliusVentidius Fly like a bee, sting like a Lobov

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    Drop the tuning (half a step or 1 step lower will do) and the strings will never snap.<BirdieOwn>
     
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    Keytar is for you.

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    I aleays saw you as a banjo type of guy anyways clippy
     
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    I've lost 4 fingers to snapped guitar strings over the years. Now all I can play is Green Day.
     
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    That is some weird ass phobia you've got there, friend.
     
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  15. Seano Hands of bone

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    Doesn't happen. The only way they snap like that is if you overtune them and even then, they don't go snapping at you dangerously.
     
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  16. Medulla Omoplata Brown Belt

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    Clippy starting out: Full of optimish

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    Clippy after guitar string disaster, dreams dashed to pieces


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  17. Seaside Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores

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    I actually have that same fear.

    Maybe play with gloves on and Wear a riot shield mask?
     
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  18. Clippy Ask me about chocolate bars

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    I can't put my heart and soul and feels through gloves

    I got no glove bro
     
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  19. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    Get robot hands.
     
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  20. Clippy Ask me about chocolate bars

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    Not worried about my hands just my eyes

    I can't even take the air puff eye test - I freak out too hard and they have to shut it down - every time
     
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