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Anyone from places without a dama scene?

Discussion in 'Sessions' started by caraway chiba, Jan 15, 2017.

  1. caraway chiba

    caraway chiba Member

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    Jan 12, 2017
    Location:
    Auckland, NZ
    yo guys let me know if you guys are from places without any or much of a dama scene. I live in New Zealand which has like no dama scene at all. looking for people to jam with haha.
     
    Jan 15, 2017
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  2. cbwalsh24

    cbwalsh24 Honed Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2016
    Location:
    Cape Town, South Africa
    I'm in South Australia, if you're ever over here. One of my teammates is a kiwi whose started playing too.
     
    Jan 15, 2017
  3. azleonhart

    azleonhart Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2016
    Location:
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malaysia reporting in!
    We've got like, maybe 20 players in total, less than 10 are consistently playing.

    Putting our neighbour Singapore in comparison, they're like 450x smaller than us, but they have around 50x more players than us.
     
    Jan 15, 2017
  4. caraway chiba

    caraway chiba Member

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    Location:
    Auckland, NZ
    dude sick! will defs hit you up if i go over there.
     
    Jan 15, 2017
  5. connor

    connor n00b

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2016
    Location:
    UTAH
    I live in Utah and I have to drive 30 minutes to an hour to sesh with anyone
     
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  6. caraway chiba

    caraway chiba Member

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    Location:
    Auckland, NZ
    noooo the struggllleeess In NZ I have to travel 30 minutes to jam with one person
     
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  7. Matthew Dam

    Matthew Dam Member

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2016
    Location:
    Orange County, CA
    I mean specifically, I live in a suburb of Orange County which has like no community except the friends I have, so usually I goto Anaheim or Huntington beach for seshs which are 20-30 min away
     
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  8. 7Cabbages

    7Cabbages Slayer

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    Nov 21, 2016
    Location:
    California City
    Same... I have to drive like two hours to get to places where they jam. Orange County, LACMA. Then San Francisco is like 5 hours from me.
     
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  9. 7Cabbages

    7Cabbages Slayer

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    Location:
    California City
    Yo, 30 min is nothing.. For me to go to the mall or the movies or anything we drive like an hour or more
     
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  10. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2016
    Location:
    Tucson, AZ
    When I lived in Tucson there were no jammers. Now I live in Nebraska and I don't think anyone jams in this state.
     
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  11. Giulian Tena

    Giulian Tena Honed Member

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    Nov 25, 2016
    West Covina California
    No one probably even knows West Covina
     
    Jan 15, 2017
  12. Nick Lectura

    Nick Lectura Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2016
    Location:
    Santa Cruz, CA
    Hey my uncle used to live there
     
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  13. Vincent Dimaya

    Vincent Dimaya Member

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    Location:
    Saddle Brook, NJ
    New Jersey is weak, and NYC is small but on its way
     
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  14. Angelo Saček

    Angelo Saček Honed Member

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2016
    Location:
    Zagreb, Croatia
    In Zagreb, Croatia (or Croatia in general) there aren't that many players. My group consists of a few players who play dama on a daily basis (shout out to @Vlats , @Ljerljarljar , @Goran Glumac ) and some that play it every now and then (@Markor guilty as charged). I know there are even more people that own a dama, some of them even bought them from us, but can't tell if they managed to stick with it. I tell everyone who gets their hand on a dama to feel free to contact us so we can jam together. People usually don't. Not everyone can handle the heat.
     
    Jan 15, 2017
  15. harbourjazz

    harbourjazz n00b

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2017
    Location:
    UK
    Yep, same for me. I have no dama friends, I just practice alone all the time. Would be great to meet someone for a jam sometime!
     
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  16. Claire Dama

    Claire Dama Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2016
    Location:
    Chicago, IL
    I'm from the suburbs of chicago and there's a really small scene across this part of illinois, about 15 ppl in total. Each player lives about an hour away from each other so we try to sesh when we can. We are trying our best to push kendama and create a bigger scene here tho! (shout out to the homies over at Windy City Kendama!)
     
    Jan 15, 2017
  17. Almostgets

    Almostgets Slayer

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    Oct 12, 2016
    Location:
    The 'Go
    i represent the 'go too
     
    Jan 16, 2017
  18. MicahDama

    MicahDama Honed Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2016
    Location:
    Illinois State University
    I live right by to O'hare, next time I'm home from school we should put together a Chicagoland area jam.
     
    Jan 16, 2017
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  19. ksantos

    ksantos Member

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    Jan 1, 2017
    Location:
    SoCal
    I'm from the IE (Inland Empire). You probably don't know what that is, but you most likely know what San Bernadino is, which is in the IE (I'm from a different city close by though)
     
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  20. Ricky Røge

    Ricky Røge Slayer

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    Oct 12, 2016
    im from denmark and we do have a scene for it, but its mostly based in copenhagen, which is a 3 hour drive. but luckily a decent amount of my friends have picked it up
     
    Jan 16, 2017
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