do you hold your bass while you "talkbass"?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by jvasquez18, Mar 22, 2002.

  1. Yes

    32 vote(s)
  2. No

    21 vote(s)
  3. Sometimes

    63 vote(s)
  4. i dunno what the carrot thing means but i see it on every poll and now i'm hoping on the bandwagon

    11 vote(s)
  1. jvasquez18


    Sep 23, 2000
    S.E. 323, 13
    yea dude i'm just wondering if anyone has this habit.
  2. that's actually an interesting poll... :)

    I voted sometimes... I hold my bass quite often while being online. i like playing something while reading through stuff and waiting for pages to load.
  3. Yeah I usually sit here and bust out in some slap solo out of the blue.
  4. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    Sometimes, I like reading and then playing something that goes "bangity bang chu whooooooohw" or something.
  5. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    My computer isnt close to my bass,so I voted sometimes,because usually im too lazy to go get it.If the internet is going slow then ill usualy play bass while pages are loading up.
  6. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    I do sometimes...OK who is the FOOL that clicked the carrots option :rolleyes::rolleyes: :D
  7. My basses are in the same room as my computer, so when I'm TB'n in da crib, I'll grab ahold of dat sucka and jam a funky beat.

    Or something to that effect.:D
  8. I'm doing it right now, as a matter of fact.
  9. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Yeah, me too. I can't bring my bass with me to work (yes, I can surf Talkbass at work... and play computer games :D... best damn job I ever had), but when I'm at home it happens a lot.
  10. Ciaran


    Apr 4, 2001
    Me too.
    Except most of the time I'm not playing anything....I just feel empty without it restng on me lap.
  11. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    I do it sometimes, I like to have my bass in my lap and play while I´m reading or when pages are loading..
  12. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Nope, it gets in the way of my typing.
  13. cronus

    cronus Guest

    Jan 17, 2002
    Romulus, Michigan
    i use to do that, i havent in a while. mostly while at tab sites and stuff
  14. snyderz


    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    I'd say aproximately 100% of the time. :)
  15. On occasion. Like every day or so.:D

    ::moves bass to get at the keyboard::

    Rock on
  16. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    So, yours is named "My Bass"?

    That's a new one - mine is named "Willie".

  17. Well, it has a long neck and a big head, and is made of hard wood.....

    Rock on
  18. stonedbassist

    stonedbassist Guest

    Mar 16, 2002
    i vote sometimes, cuz i play while pages are loading and while i'm reading, but it has to get off my lap once in a while cuz it weighs a ton and it puts my leg to sleep
  19. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Not really, I try and make practice time as focused as possible.