This is getting me really confused. This bar is 4/4
Look at the picture above, shouldn't "0" be beat 4? instead it gets to beat 4 at the red arrow.
Why is that?
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1st four 'notes' are quavers - 1/8 notes, so beats 1 and 2 are correct. Next comes another quaver, on beat 3. The next 'note' is worth one beat - so that takes the & of beat 3, played on an open D string. That carries on ringing as beat 4 gets counted. The last 'note' is on the & of 4.
Put another way, there are 'and's written in. Write in the missing 'and' to make sense of it. I.e. beat 4 is where the red arrow points.
Slight problem with tab is either you get no timingss, or they're written out something like real music - but they are confusing. Maybe each bar could contain 16 hyphens, and the numbers for frets written in the appropriate places?
The dyad at the 3 is an 8th note, not a quarter note. This means that the quarter note straight afterwards with the 0 is at Beat 3.5, not Beat 4. (This is supported by the 8th note immediately after that quarter note, which fills out the rest of that measure.) Thus, getting to Beat 4 at the red arrow is correct.