What's With The Quote Signatures?

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  1. MarkMgibson

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    I've noticed a lot of TBers have quotes from other TBers as their signature. Seems fairly unique to this forum, and frankly, it can be rather confusing. What's the story? Are these subtle coded messages design to brainwash forum newbies?
     
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    I always assumed it was private jokes.
     
  4. pocketgroove

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    Most of them are merely memorable moments of hilarity. Another TB'er says something preposterous that sends you into fits of laughter? Quote them and use it as your signature! It's sort of like some kind of freaky bonding ritual.
     
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  6. ubnomnar

    ubnomnar Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    I've never really taken notice of the quotes in signatures.

    Hmmmmm :smug:

    ps: how's the GROUP LESSONS thread?
     
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    I debated this approach as well. However, laziness is a powerful she-devil and her mighty pitchforked ways held me back from such an ironic exhibition.
     
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    Passinwind Charlie Escher Supporting Member

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    Nope, just to steal their hot girlfriends.
     
  9. ubnomnar

    ubnomnar Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    :bag:
     
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    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive Supporting Member

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    Ok. Now you're just being silly.:p
     
  11. ubnomnar

    ubnomnar Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    Not really... I actually LIKE your quote :D
     
  12. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

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    If you had a hot girlfriend, you wouldn't be on TalkBass.
     
  14. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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    I shows appreciation for the quote, the person or both.
    I've seen it in pretty much all forums I frequent.
     
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    I like to make up fake ones
     
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    kanonfodr Supporting Member

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    The user at the end of the year with the most signature quotes gets a TB'er of the year award. Start saying nifty things.

    Peace,
    Greg
     
  17. champbassist

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    Dunno, I see lots of members on ultimate-guitar/Dream Theater forums use quotes in sigs.
     
  18. AaronMB

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    It's definitely a forum thing but not unique to this one. I think it's a fun way of showing camaraderie, etc.
     
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    Tell me please that you had to look up camaraderie cause im waaaay impressed!
     
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    There ya go ... :D
     
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    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

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    If there is one thing worse than being quoted on Talkbass.com, it is not being quoted on Talkbass.com.

    ~Oscar Wilde
     

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