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Who here names their bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ImNotJoel, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. ImNotJoel

    ImNotJoel

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    Many people name their instruments I personally never have but I recently got a new bass.

    My guitarist asked me what I would name my bass made me curious how many people name their bass and what names did you give it?
  2. ASATMAN

    ASATMAN Supporting Member

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    Normally don't name inaminate objects but Keef and Marilyn kinda named themselves.
    [​IMG]
  3. FrednBass

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    I named my two basses "Your Mother" and "Your Sister".

    Needlees to say this caused some amusing moments for me.
  4. Fat Steve

    Fat Steve The poodle bites, the poodle chews it. Supporting Member

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    Nice relics! :bag:
  5. ImNotJoel

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    Keef and Marilyn


    That totally fits they even determined their gender how fast did they name them selves and nice basses too man.
  6. ImNotJoel

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    Very clever would love to be a fly on the wall for your practices. This thread should be interesting!
  7. icecycle66

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    Mine are named:
    1. Intelligent Giant
    2. Evil Demon Bass
    3. that other one.
  8. ImNotJoel

    ImNotJoel

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    Ok my new Ibanez sr505pb considering the name citrus?

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    bt3100fs Supporting Member

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    They write themselves:

    How does Your Mother's g string compare with Your Sister's g string.

    I got blisters when I fingered Your Mother.

    I like the bottom end on Your Sister.

    Your Sister growls but Your Mother thumps.

    I like to slap Your Mother.
  10. edencab

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    umm nope, seems silly, IMHO
    lots of people do though
  11. StyleOverShow

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    Lil Blue for the Sterling in the avatar.

    Smoky, a Precision parts that has singe stains on the maple headstock.

    And Mexi, the jazz MIM fretless.

    Big boy, the standup
  12. NZBassman

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    I named an old bass I had 'Charlie' - after my grandfather.... when he passed he left his grandkids a little money that I put towards a bass, so I named it in his memory
    The bass I had before that I named "stupid piece of $#%&" - had a faulty input jack that worked 60% and played up the other 40%
  13. Junk420

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    My Epi Tbird Pro I call Gerry the Conqueror.
  14. odin70

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    I have one old Fender p bass with the word "FUNK" scratched into the back of the neck, so i call it ..FUNK.
  15. ASATMAN

    ASATMAN Supporting Member

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    Keef is a relic. Marilyn is the real deal, the neck celebrating her 59th this year. The body is a '51 that was refinished over 20 years ago.
    Thanks! Keef was named before the build was completed and Marilyn was named after the refin in 1991.
    [​IMG]
  16. SeanNeedham

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    I used to name my basses, but now I've only got one (at the moment) it doesn't need a name as it's in the singular; and I don't have a daft guitarist who would always pass me the one he preferred the colour of (as opposed to the one I generally played) when I'd finished fiddling round with other people's kit to make sure they were working.
  17. FrednBass

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    And on it goes...
  18. Kmonk

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    +1 It's silly and I never saw the point.

    Bunch of threads on this topic already.
  19. Ironbar

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    Didn't we just have a thread like this recently?
  20. ImNotJoel

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    I apologize I am new to this forum but it doesn't seem to be hurting anyone. I will however check out the old threads.

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