Author Topic: A Skill-Building Thread?  (Read 30 times)

smallcleanrat

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A Skill-Building Thread?
« on: May 07, 2021, 08:40:58 PM »
I'm interested in starting a thread where people can share their experiences/get advice on learning new things.

Would a single, general thread be acceptable, or is it more appropriate to have separate threads depending on the skill/activity (e.g. a thread for learning languages, a thread for learning musical instruments, etc...)?

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Re: A Skill-Building Thread?
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2021, 04:34:14 AM »
I think there is one for instruments, haven't seen it surface lately (I'm behind in practicing the ones I play now, new ones aren't on my radar!)...

As to languages, I tried a conversational French thread on the old Forum, but it got sort of clunky with the requirement to translate everything into English as well....so it did go for a little while, but died.

Neither were exactly like the "encouragement" threads for runners, readers, etc., so a different approach might indeed work.

Good idea, at any rate.

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