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Baseball and Bass Boys or, do they ever work really?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [DB]' started by Uncletoad, Aug 18, 2005.


  1. Uncletoad

    Uncletoad

    May 6, 2003
    Columbus Ohio
    Proprietor Fifth Avenue Fret Shop. Technical Editor Bass Gear Magazine
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    Nick Lloyd and Uncletoad (Phil Maneri) playing hooky from luthing at the Reds/Giants game Thursday afternoon in Cincinnati.

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    Nothing quite like a hotdog and some summer sunshine at the ballpark.

    Notice no basses or tools of any kind anywhere nearby.
     
  2. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    Maui
    Ah yeah, good clean fun.

    Nnick looks a little less frightening than he did in that pic when he was rolling around on the floor at ISB.
     
  3. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    I do see one tool; a clear plastic beverage container...
     
  4. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    That was actually a jig for holding and dispensing fermented grain beverages. There is an article in a recent B.L.A-B.L.A journal about this...

    Final score: Reds over Giants, 4-2.
     
  5. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    NYC
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    I thought you used those for hand stretching exercises before/during/after a gig?
     
  6. That'd be elbow excercises. If yer elbow seizes up you'll die of thirst.
     
  7. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Eric, that's a great signature... lol.
     
  8. Uncletoad

    Uncletoad

    May 6, 2003
    Columbus Ohio
    Proprietor Fifth Avenue Fret Shop. Technical Editor Bass Gear Magazine
    Or playing hockey? Another sporting day in the Land of Cows this time with the Blue Jackets and the LA Kings.

    Jackets coming back from a 3 to 1 deficit to win 7 to 4. Fantastic.

    Followed up by a set at the Ravari Room with Tony Monaco at the Hammond B3.

    Really great.

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  9. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  10. I was in Cincy c. 1980 (I was about 18). My bass teacher at the time knew some people there, including Andy Wolf and David Horine, and he took me there and set me loose in the Double Bass Shop for a whole day. (Stupidly, I didn't buy the nice german bass David recommended, but that's a whole 'nother story).

    Anyway, for lunch, my teacher and I went out for chili. He ordered me a bowl of "5-way." I looked down at it and said "This is chili?" Spaghetti? Cinnamon?

    Delicious!
     
  11. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    Business must be good for you two...:p
     
  12. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    The Chili reference is actually for Wendy's chili. Because the Bluejackets suck, the Columbus fans get a free chili w/a ticket stub at Wendy's if the Bluejackets sink the puck 3 times in one game.

    In regards to 3,4, and 5 way chili... I recently found out that a regular 3 way has 900 calories and 80% of your daily sodium intake. Heart stopping fun!
     
  13. Chris Fitzgerald

    Chris Fitzgerald Student of Life Staff Member Administrator

    Oct 19, 2000
    Louisville, KY
    Ouch! Nnick, you should spend more time at the Potluck instead....I'm happy to have you as close by as Cincy and I'd like to see you make it to 35 for selfish reasons.
     
  14. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    My chili intake has been reduced accordingly.
     
  15. Uncletoad

    Uncletoad

    May 6, 2003
    Columbus Ohio
    Proprietor Fifth Avenue Fret Shop. Technical Editor Bass Gear Magazine
    "And this one belongs to the Reds."

    Once again we are undefeated. Invite us to your next pro sporting event to be sure of a win. All expenses paid of course.

    What the hell is that in your ear anyhow?

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