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What to name my new bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by CfoScoop, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. CfoScoop

    CfoScoop Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2014
    Cincinnati
    I have a bass on its way, and I have a habit of naming my instruments. Nothing real imaginative, like my previous bass I called "Bass" (pronounced like the fish) and various other non-creative instrument names. This one is special though. So far, I'm thinking Doug. Thoughts?
     
  2. CfoScoop

    CfoScoop Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2014
    Cincinnati
    Pic for reference
     

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  3. AaronVonRock

    AaronVonRock

    Feb 22, 2013
    Bangkok
    Looks like a Lawrence. Or Percy.
     
  4. Toolmybass

    Toolmybass Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2007
    Great White North
    Bailey !!
    The colour is an almost perfect match to Baileys Irish cream!
     
  5. Felix Riley

    Felix Riley

    Aug 2, 2013
  6. mimaz

    mimaz Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2005
    Wheeling WV
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Crook Custom Guitars
    I will name him George, and I will hug him and pet him and squeeze him...
     
  7. Doug Parent

    Doug Parent Gold Supporting Member

    May 31, 2004
    San Diego, Ca.
    naming an inanimate object is ………… interesting.
     
  8. I think that counts as a doug voting for it to be named doug. :p

    I second Lawrence.
     
  9. Mr. Sound

    Mr. Sound Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2009
    SUNSHINE COAST AUS.
    Stay with Doug...I can dig it!
     
  10. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    Groom Lake, NV
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    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
  11. bass nitro

    bass nitro

    Feb 21, 2011
    Bulgaria
  12. Maxdusty

    Maxdusty

    Mar 9, 2012
    Michigan USA
    Pearl. If you're not gender adverse to it.
    Fenner- if you want a male name.
     
  13. Krugen

    Krugen

    Feb 25, 2014
    Ploiesti, Romania
    I second that.
     
  14. cnltb

    cnltb

    May 28, 2005
  15. Jay Q

    Jay Q Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2013
  16. gleneg61

    gleneg61

    Jan 10, 2008
    I will name him George, and I will hug him and pet him and squeeze him...
    I luv the Hanna Barbera reference!!!

    If ur a busy-ish player u could call him Phil. 😁💤
     
  17. Feral Feline

    Feral Feline Supporting Member

    Yeah, it's been done for centuries with lots of different inanimate objects. Ever been on a ship?
    Heard of the Enola Gay?
    Had friends who named their cars?
    Here's some of the more well-known cars with names:

    Christine
    Eleanor
    Herbie
    Bumblebee
    General Lee
    KITT
    KARR
    The Mystery Machine
    Striped Tomato
    Ecto-1
    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
    Black Beauty
    Sweet Pea
    Mirthmobile [Rhapsody, in GTA]
    Bluesmobile
    Shaguar
    Batmobile
    The Fast Lady
    Lil Bastard (James Dean's 550 Spyder, ultimate COOL)
    Melba Toast
    Greased Lightning
    Bullit
    Little Mule
    Monkeemobile
    Kopper Kart
    Green Monster
    Inch Pincher (Inch Pincher II)
    Deano Dyno Soars
    Beatnik Bandit
    Mysterion
    Outlaw
    CandyMan
    Ol Yeller
    Mouse Trap
    Hemi Under Glass
    Back Up Pickup
    Outlawed
    Lil Red Truck
    Glass Slipper
    Orbitron
    Atomic Punk
    Blue Bayou
    Blue Max
    Eliminator (ZZ Top)
    Cadzilla (ZZ Top)
    Thundertaker (cool silver 60 Caddy hearse)
    Drag-U-La
    Lil Deuce Coupe
    California Kid
    Paddy Wagon
    Novacaine
    Tweedy Pie
    The Egyptian
    Ol' Betsy
    Show Boat (Yah Tommy Ivo!)
    Outhouse On Wheels
    Koach, Munster
    CosmaRay
    Fireball 500
    Surf Woody
    The Blue Flame
    Bluebird
    Genevieve
    Road Agent
    Rotar
    Druid Princess
    Great Speckled Bird
    Canyonero
    Lightning Bug
    Green Monster
    Big Foot
    Stanley
    Wraith
    Corene
    ... so many more, too many more ...



    OP, let the bass speak to you, maybe it's not even a male.

    Maybe name it "Snowball"

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    Or +1 for "Pearl"

    Or "A Bass Named 'Sue'"

    Or "Eugene, Careful with that Axe"

    Since your other bass is named after a fish, you could name this one "Angel" or "Carp", "Dogfish", "Minnow"?

    Let us know its name when you decide...
     



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