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  1. 4dog

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    What "alternative" names besides bassist do other musicians call us,, in my time here ive seen a number of alternative names for drummers and guitarists just wondering if we have any?
     
  2. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    I think they call me Sexy Beast....... I could be wrong.
     
  3. Ayce

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    The guy in the corner with the funny looking guitar. :D
     
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    EricF Habitual User

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    "The other guitar player"
     
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    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

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    The guy with the bigger guitar
     
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    Boom-Boom Bouillabaisse , with a side of 'tater salad.
     
  10. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

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    Well you would swear my name is Richard based on what they call me...
     
  11. Richland123

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    Hey You!

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    What is that thing or guitar you are playing?

    Since I play a Steinberger Bass, I get frequent questions about what I play.
     
  12. MissTheTrain

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    Large mouth bass player!
     
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  14. two fingers

    two fingers Loud Mouth Know It All Blowhard

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    "Bass man"

    "The guy with all the spare junk" (Am I the only one who has noticed the bass players always have the spare junk?)

    "The guy who practiced at home and made charts."

    "The guy with the gear that never breaks down"

    "The guy with the good ear."

    I could be wrong but I think this is what other people call bass players.

    As for me, they call me "Hammer". (Unless they are from Boston then its "Hammah")
     
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    Maybe I'll just start referring to myself as a "Lower-range frequency specialist".
     
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    My keyboardist, who does all the stage banter , couldn't remember my name when I first joined the band so he just called me "Bassey" it stuck.
     
  17. Richland123

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    How true that is. If I did not carry the spare junk, we would have been in trouble numerous times.
     
  18. 4dog

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    Too funny laughin too hard,,keep em comin,,my personal fav was,, hey you!
     
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    It's either that or "oh, I thought he was playing a guitar, too"
     
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