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Did You Name Your Bass?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Webskipper, Dec 27, 2013.


  1. Webskipper

    Webskipper Supporting Member

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    Wondering if people name their basses because the current girlfriend already refers to her as the other woman.

    Natural and full figured. The bass, I mean. :bassist:
     
  2. bolophonic

    bolophonic

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  3. tplyons

    tplyons

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    At first yes, then I realized my guitar and bass collection was named after a series of bad relationships.

    I only still have Molly who was my first.
     
  4. RxFunk

    RxFunk

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    I named my guitar Yamehameha.
     
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  6. Milk

    Milk

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    No. I don't name objects.
     
  7. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Non Serviam Supporting Member

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    I like my basses like I like my women. :D

    Here's Claribel:

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  8. ProgRocker

    ProgRocker

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    I refer to them collectively as my kids.
     
  9. wild4oldcars

    wild4oldcars

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    my gf did... the red one, the brown one, the pretty red one, etc...
     
  10. Casting Thunder

    Casting Thunder

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    Mine get titled: The Henchman, The New Guy, The Demon.
     
  11. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid Supporting Member

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    This.
     
  12. iVanilla

    iVanilla

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    I nickname all of my instruments. I think it gives it a deeper, more meaningful sound when you play... But that's just me. I named my bass Dionysus.
     
  13. Stewie26

    Stewie26 Gold Supporting Member

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    I call mine, P bass, Jazz bass, Tele Bass and Gibson bass. They seem to respond quite well to those names when called.
     
  14. ASATMAN

    ASATMAN Supporting Member

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    Normally no, but Marilyn and Keef kinda named themselves.
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  15. bassgod0dmw

    bassgod0dmw Supporting Member

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  16. Ironbar

    Ironbar

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    I named my bass Kim Kardashian. You know, because they're the same shape.

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  17. AaronVonRock

    AaronVonRock

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    No. I refer to them by brand name or color.

    If I did name them, I would use male names. Nothing about the bass seems very feminine to me.
     
  18. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN" Supporting Member

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    my first bass was a natural blonde called "Goldy"!;)
     
  19. Humbled

    Humbled Supporting Member

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    Not me. I figure the manufacturer's model designation and year names them well enough.

    My wife named my all-time favorite Fender, a well-worn 1964 Precision, "The Velvet Ho" a long time ago. I can't remember why.
     
  20. DannyBob

    DannyBob

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    'The orange one' and 'the crap blue one' for me
     
  21. 1958Bassman

    1958Bassman

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    O call my bass 'Gill'.
     

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