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Did I screw up, or am I a hero?

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Dave Siff, Aug 12, 2019.

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  1. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    I was one of the people who said in a previous post that you were definitely in the wrong. However, apologizing is never easy or fun and not everyone would have taken that step and I give you credit for doing that. Nicely done.

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  2. Knavery


    Feb 24, 2004
    Westminster, CO
    That's awesome. That shows you're a better man than most, actually.
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  3. eJake


    May 22, 2011
    New Orleans
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  4. obimark


    Sep 1, 2011
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  5. Tim Schnautz

    Tim Schnautz

    Jan 30, 2000
    Nah, no matter what he'd offer, they'd never be happy.
  6. Groovin61


    Feb 25, 2013
    Detroit, MI
    Bonus points for tracking the guy down and apologizing.
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  7. vvvmmm


    Dec 6, 2016
    BTW, any video of it?
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  8. dbsfgyd1


    Jun 11, 2012
    Richmond , Va
    Hero? Maybe. To normal folks however, it may have been considered poor form. Glad you guys got it settled.
  9. Beersurgeon


    Jul 16, 2010
    Every hero is the enemy of somebody....
  10. Good on you for tracking him down and making it right. :thumbsup:
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  11. 16notes

    16notes Supporting Member

    Dec 18, 2005
  12. Ross McLochness

    Ross McLochness Living Room Bassist Extraordinaire Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2013
    Eden Prairie, MN
    Hero. It totally sounds like something Homer Simpson would do to Kirk Van Houten.
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  13. Cage


    Oct 1, 2018
    Not a hero, you stole his thunder u should have waited for your turn, no one cares for a ass
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  14. DrThumpenstein

    DrThumpenstein Supporting Member

    Feb 8, 2015
    St Louis, MO
    Good going. True a$$#013$ really don't care when they offend people and good people do. Obviously, you took to heart some of the comments here and cared enough to do the hard thing. Takes a bigger person to apologize, always. In fact, it happens rarely enough that THAT is what you'll be remembered for, rather than just that other thing.

    Well done.
  15. As a Rush and prog lover, I'm only posting to represent the Sufferable Prog Fans out there. :D

    Joking aside: I'm glad to hear it ended amicably. Props to you for apologizing.
  16. Acoop


    Feb 21, 2012
    I say "if you suck, own up". ...
    Life is short, so, don't go around thinking you're great just because your drunk wife says you are. ... I think you handled it as well as you could, in that moment. ... (I have in the past and will continue to do the same, in the future).
    This is the reason people don't take musicians seriously. ... They think it's a joke and they can do whatever they want and they're paying you so "dance monkey, dance!" ...

    But, I will suggest you stop doing this type of gig. ... Now you've met you're "evil twin". ... Maybe the band can take a break from these gigs? ... But, if they need the cash, you bow out and just do the gigs you drive home happy from.
    Life is short, own up!
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  17. To really do it right next year you should sing a duet of Tom Sawyer with that dude.

    Followed by a bro-hug.
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  18. And I

    And I Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2009
    Witchtown, MA
    Nice! You got right on to the friction of the day...
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  19. Acoop


    Feb 21, 2012
    The guy was a dentist or office worker he wasn't a musician with any talent. Why upstage someone with no talent? ... He's not going to come up to you later and say, "You were so right to remind me I have no talent." ... Have you ever been on stage? ... Have you ever experienced the grap stupid people throw at musicians? ... This guy wasn't paying the band, he was just a dope who thought he could do something he couldn't, on a Saturday night. ... Sunday morning he bitched at his wife for burning breakfast and Monday morning, went to work, and berated his staff for what a crappy Saturday night he had. ... If you suck, you suck, why sugar coat it?
  20. alaskaleftybass

    alaskaleftybass Will Hanbury, Jr. Supporting Member

    Mar 21, 2012
    Sitka, Alaska
    That's good that you made up with him. But to be really upright I would have met him in person and face to face apologized. You ripped him face to face, apologize face ot face. So this story has a somewhat decent ending.
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