The Introspection/Hard Truth Thread

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  1. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Ahhh, good to see yet another multi-dozen collection...

    I'll be sharing this with my wife and bandmates to demonstrate that while I may be crazy with my collection, I am in good company, and I have goals to strive for...
     
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  2. Wakester

    Wakester Class Clown

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    I've been jonesing for a bass lately and found a Grainger that has some serious scratches on it, but playable, then the auction when beyond my means. Now I've found a Non PRS spalted maple I like, just don't know if I want to piss off the wife with another guitar purchase right now.
     
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  3. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    Yeah but it’s a bass, that’s like, entirely separate from budgeting for guitar stuff.
     
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  4. Wakester

    Wakester Class Clown

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    I know that, you know that, my wife thinks it's just another guitar.
     
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  5. jxe

    jxe New Member

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    play bass on a telecaster neck pickup like the olden days, it’s all in the fingers right.
     
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  6. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    Just as I suspected... nobody really listens to bass.
     
  7. jxe

    jxe New Member

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    bass guitar is a gimmicky fad.

     
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  8. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    As discussed elsewhere, my wife is the newest bass player in the band (the rest of us can chug along in one way or another), and she actively participated in the band practice last night playing bass on a couple songs.

    So now the next guitar to procure might be a GG-5, just for her! (I might enjoy playing it too...)
     
  9. jxe

    jxe New Member

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    my lady has an ibanez ex bass from high school. i put those plastic coated slime green strings on it, the kind lil wayne plays. it’s still not cool.
     
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  10. Wakester

    Wakester Class Clown

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  11. jxe

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    another serious talent.

     
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  12. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Check out her Target gig, ok she’s a pop star, but there’s no frills, her and a guy on acoustic and she holds her own.

    That song did nothing for her musically, but I’m sure it helped the bank account.
     
  13. Wakester

    Wakester Class Clown

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    I'll admit she's got pipes, and production talent galore. But, certain songs (like that one) annoy the heck out of me. They get way too much air time, when her really good stuff goes unplayed.
     
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  14. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Yep couldn’t agree more! It’s the old adage of music being chosen for the masses, because apparently they are too dumb to choose themselves!

    The Simon Cowell’s of this world aiming for world domination, when the real talent goes unnoticed, because their teeth are a little crooked, or they don’t conform to what society believes is right!
     
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  15. Parralax view

    Parralax view New Member

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    I think That Meahan girl has a Nationwide diddy on TV. She seems to know her way around a fretboard well.
     
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  16. Parralax view

    Parralax view New Member

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    Since I live Hawaii, gas gets put under control pretty quickly. There are no GC's and even online is expensive due to shipping. What small chain stores are here feature the usual less expensive marks while featuring good amps. Only one store on Oahu is PRS centric. Dan's Guitar's. They don't vulture you when you sit, but indifference to your wallet seems to be high. The other, Island Guitars, is similar. While they carry Gibson as their mark, you seem invisible in the store. That tends to cool off gas pretty quickly in my experience.
     
  17. IKnowALittle

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    Bootay and B(.)(.)bies ... could be worse.
     
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  18. jxe

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    i encourage all to check out her other great music, such as ‘my name and number is no’ and ‘if i were you i’d wish i was me too’.
     
  19. IKnowALittle

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  20. jxe

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    toni is a goddess, ‘shopping from a to z’ looms large.
     

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