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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

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  3. 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

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    I named my guitar Yamehameha.
  5. Milk

    Milk Supporting Member

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    No. I don't name objects.
  6. 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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  7. ProgRocker

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

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

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

    Ziltoid Supporting Member

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    This.
  11. 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.
  12. Stewie26

    Stewie26 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.
  13. ASATMAN

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

    bassgod0dmw Supporting Member

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  15. Ironbar

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

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  16. 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.
  17. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN" Supporting Member

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

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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.
  19. DannyBob

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    'The orange one' and 'the crap blue one' for me
  20. 1958Bassman

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    O call my bass 'Gill'.

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