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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Ovibos, Nov 1, 2020.

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Is it a...

  1. Tremolo

    50.0%
  2. Vibrato

    29.5%
  3. Whammy bar

    36.4%
  4. Wang bar

    11.4%
  5. Wiggle stick

    6.8%
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  1. Ovibos

    Ovibos Naughty Wood Librarian

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    Make your voice heard!
     
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  2. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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  3. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Man, I’m not sure if my vote was trumped or I’m just biden my time.
     
  4. Black-Viper75

    Black-Viper75 New Member

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    Tremolo though I've always associated whammy bar with Floyd Roses.
     
  5. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    I usually say Trem, so voted tremolo, though I do also say whammy bar.
     
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  6. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I voted whammy cuz I cut my musical teeth in the 80s. You don’t dive bomb on a tremolo!
     
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  7. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    ^this^

    The strings need to be flapping!;)
     
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  8. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    Stoptail. :)
     
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  9. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc “Evil” Sergio. You can tell by the goatee

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    I’m goin’ with Wang.
     
  10. DreamTheaterRules

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    While this is a VERY common ( see poll results) to hear it called a tremolo, its a vibrato. If you look up the definitions, you’ll find that tremelo is volume variation, while vibrato is pitch variation. The interesting thing to me has always been that when people do it with their fingers, everyone calls it vibrato, but when done with the bar, many call it tremelo.
     
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  11. d4rkst4r

    d4rkst4r All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

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    When I use my fingers it's called mining magic nose goblins.
     
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  12. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    Me, too. Tonight!



    And so should everybody apparently.
     
  13. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Best laugh of my day. Thank you!!
     
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  14. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I call mine Harold.

    "But you have three guitars with them. What do you call the other two?"

    "Harold. It's just a name."
     
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  15. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    [​IMG]
     
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  16. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Electile Dysfunction!
     
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  17. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Oh... and tremolo
     
  18. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    I voted yes.
     
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  19. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    The tonewood whistle. Only ahem.....sophisticated guitarists can hear it.
     
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  20. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc “Evil” Sergio. You can tell by the goatee

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    Hey Wang! It’s just a parking lot.
     

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