You know your a bass geek when.

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Dave1974, Dec 23, 2012.


  1. Dave1974

    Dave1974

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    (I've actually done all these in real life) :eyebrow:

    Feel free to add to this list.

    1. You E-Mail the bassist in a Van Halen cover band to tell them how good he/they were.

    2. Playing air bass in rock clubs/pubs seems "cool".

    3. Jack Daniel's shaped bass guitars are an object you would like to own.

    4. You get "upset" that Bon Jovi doesn't really feature the new bass player on there videos any more.

    5. It really cool to you that your bass teacher a, knows who Billy Sheehan actually is and b, can actually plan like him!

    ...
     
  2. FrednBass

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    6. Creates a thread on TalkBass.com about being a bass geek.
     
  3. Dave1974

    Dave1974

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    touché :cool:
     
  4. FrednBass

    FrednBass

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    Just to be clear: i've done numbers 2, 3 and 5.

    :x
     
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  6. Dave1974

    Dave1974

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    It's so good not to be the only person in the world to have played Air bass, I can't stop myself I feel like I'm cheating if I don't do it.

    This forum is ace.
     
  7. onlyclave

    onlyclave

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    You're, their, you're.
     
  8. VintageBoutique

    VintageBoutique Banned

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    I get on youtube everyday looking for isolated bass tracks from bands. Count me in for sure.
     
  9. corinpills

    corinpills

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    And mis-spells "you're"- this indicates a life spent paying attention to low notes.
     
  10. Lady Kayri

    Lady Kayri

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    7. You watch bands playing on TV and get frustrated when they either don't show the bass player, or show clips of him so short you can't figure out what bass he (or she) is playing.
     
  11. Peepaleep

    Peepaleep Supporting Member

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  12. aRandomAggie

    aRandomAggie Supporting Member

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    This is immediately what I thought of when I read the first post.
     
  13. precijazz

    precijazz I want a name when I lose. Supporting Member

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    This.
     
  14. AuntieBeeb

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    Air bass, you say?



    (for the unfamiliar, hang on until about 0:27)
     
  15. rtslinger

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    plucking the steering wheel to songs as you drive (drives my wife crazy) lol
     
  16. Spectrum

    Spectrum

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    You know the names of various bands' bass players, but not any other members of those bands.
     
  17. Kmonk

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    9. You respond to a thread about being a bass geek.
     
  18. charliefreak

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    10. If "guitard" or "guitarded" describes over half of your friends.
     
  19. SquierJazz72

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    I'll second that. I want to see that bass player!

    11. Dozing off late at night, waking up, and realizing your bass is still in your hands.

    12.Despite just waking up, finding something to play, just because your bass is still in your hands.
     
  20. Swipter

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    13. You don't know the words to songs only the bass lines.
     
  21. FrednBass

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    ouch.
    Nice one.
     

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