Bass joke

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Slapfunk, Nov 25, 2001.

  1. Slapfunk


    Nov 24, 2001
    (Whole joke said in ironic tone)
    An underated bassist, a modest guitarist, and Santa Claus are all standing in a lift. A £10 note is on the floor. Who picks it up?
  2. the underated bassist because the other 2 don't exist.
  3. LiL BaSS DuDe

    LiL BaSS DuDe Guest

    May 15, 2001
    Heh, the version I heard of that was;
    A SMART blonde, a smart guy, The Easter Bunny and Santa Cluas are in a lift. £5 note on the floor, which one gets it.

    The Smart Guy, the rest, don't exist ;)
  4. Slapfunk


    Nov 24, 2001
    The joke may have been adapted slightly to suit my bitterness. See my piece in the miscellaneous forum entitled "We all love to insult our guitarists"
  5. I saw this one in the "uhh...yeah" thread:

    There's a five pound note on the floor. Of a thrash guitarist, a drummer who keeps good time, and a drummer who keeps bad time, who picks it up?

    The drummer who keeps bad time.
    The other drummer doesn't exist and the thrash guitarist doesn't care about notes anyway.
  6. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    Luckily I speak a bit of British.

    Fellow Americans, note means bill, and the funny E means "pound" a name for $1.60.
  7. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    how do u do the "funny E" on a key board??

  8. The brilliant film "Chasing Amy" comes to mind...
  9. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    Here's one that doesn't make sense but its about Talkbass. There's a badger, a lawyer, and ja doctor and theres the bill and one of them takes it. Who?

    The badger, he wants to test your knowledge
  10. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    got another one
    There's a badger, my girlfriend, and john turner's 4 string bass and theres the bill and one of them takes it. Who?

    Because the other two don't exist.:(
  11. Actually, the "funny E" symbol is for the Euro. The pound sterling is more like a funny L, as seen below:
  12. Its English you colonial hick! :p but the best version ive heard of this very very very ye olde joke, is the version from the Kevin smith film Chasing amy, theres a $20 bil lieing at the crossection of a road, there are four streets going off it, Jesus, santa clause, man hating dyke and the man friendly lesbian, which one picks it up....

    any one a kevin smith fan?
  13. "Whats a Nubian?"

    "three times? isnt that enough to have you thrown out by the little pink maffia?"

    looking forward to the Silent bob and Jay film?
  14. b0nes83


    Dec 14, 2000
    how many bassplayers does it take to turn a lightbulb?

    none the pianist does it with his left hand. peace
  15. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    Yeah that's what I saw it looked like an E to me
  16. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    You'll pay for that
  17. pmkelly


    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    I loved the part with "Whats a Nubian?"

    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back was probably a disapointment to most people, But I am easy to please! I thought the movie was great!

  18. i dont think its out in Britain yet, shame, but i love those dudes, gonna try and track down some Clerks and tanky comics at the weekend (fat chance of finding any, gotta try though):rolleyes:
  19. ahpook


    Jul 13, 2001
    gosh, i never knew that the pound was defined totally in terms of the dollar...and there i was thinking the pound came first....