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Dr. Sues' lost tongue twister!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Mike Money, Apr 20, 2003.


  1. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Dr. Seuss' lost tounge twister
    see if you can do this:
    This is this cat
    This is is cat
    This is how cat
    This is to cat
    This is keep cat
    This is a cat
    This is dumbass cat
    This is busy cat
    This is for cat
    This is forty cat
    This is seconds cat.

    Now go back and read the THIRD word in each line from the top.
     
  2. Killdar

    Killdar

    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    lol.
     
  3. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    HA. Only kept ME busy for 15 seconds. So there.
     
  4. more like 5 seconds...
     
  5. hahaha, but it only kept me occupied for roughly 13 seconds:spit:






























    :D
     
  6. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    w00t:bassist: :bassist: :bassist:
     
  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    One time I thought of a Dr. Suesish line... but I think I ripped it off... it randomly popped into my head and it doesn't make sense, which is true to the good Dr.

    Amy Ledbetter spreads Freds bed sheets better. :confused:
     
  8. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    r0xx0rz!
     
  9. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Ha.

    Like all of your posts, I skimmed over the filler, and only read the 3rd word of every line.

    So :spit:












    ;)
     
  10. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    don't start on doctor suess (2 s's there at the end) with me, or else i'll have to break out The Poem. :D
     
  11. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
    *cough*Seuss*cough*
     
  12. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan

    Bring out the poem.

    I'm curious now.
     
  13. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    :eek:

    hee hee. oops. :oops:
     
  14. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    well, here's The First Poem...

    i posted this originally on here about 3 years ago, and wrote it a year earlier. at the time, this guy named conrad standish posted to the bottom line (TBL) about going into a music store and playing a rickenbacker bass they had without a pick - the store employees gave hims some measure of hard time about it, for some reason, so he asked the list if anybody else didn't pick their rics, so to speak. i wrote this to make him feel better (think dr. seuss)



    The Ric with no Pick

    On a bright sunny day, a few months before May
    To the guitarshop, good Conrad, there's a bass you must play

    Among the cymbals that ring, and the keyboards that sing
    Behind the various nefarious skinny stringed things

    A burgandy glow leads those in the know
    To a princess of basses, a queen of notes low

    With her curves and her chrome, she begs for a new home
    With promises of music on nights all alone

    "Good sir" Conrad asks, all politeness and care
    "May I play that red bass, the Sweet Ric over there?"

    The sales dude nods as he answers the call
    And gets the red bass gently off of the wall

    With an amp and a chord and the bass in demand
    He then offers a plectrum in his outstretched hand

    With a smile and shrug and a sly wink of his eye
    Conrad declines the kind offer and lets his fingers fly

    The sales dude's mouth moves but he can't say a thing
    As Conrad makes music with just fingers and strings

    He finally can speak and he turns to the door
    He shouts and he pouts - he can't take anymore

    "Hey Jerry Hey Nick I'm gonna be sick
    He's playing that Ric, and he don't got a pick"

    Other sales dudes gather at the un-heard-of noise
    Of the Ric being played with no finger toys

    "It's plinking and plucking, it's growling and clucking
    It sounds like a duck in a truck who is ...trucking"

    As they listened in fear, they started to hear
    the sweet real sound of the bass ringing clear

    Their smiles grew wide, they drooled starry eyed
    As the growl of the Ric could not be denied

    Then entered a cat, with a tall stripey hat
    Who said, loud and rude, "We'll have none of that"

    "This rhyming must stop, someone must call the cops
    I will end this my self with a few careful 'chops'"

    So from then on all the sales dudes told
    of the bass on the wall that will never be sold

    Because this guy came in once and played with no pick
    on this princess of basses, the sweet burgandy Ric
     
  15. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    there's a Second Poem, i'll post that one too if anybody wants :D
     
  16. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I like it JT! but it kind of loses it's flow in the end(and parts of the middle)

    but I guess sacrifices had to be made.
     
  17. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    It's all like, sad and stuff.
     
  18. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Though "sad and stuff"*
    Jt's poem was not fluff

    Though some of the edges were rough
    He crafted it with love

    And through all of TB
    the people will see

    John turner is king of
    things seven strings

    Not for his abilties
    though he plays with great ease

    not for his humor
    or ability to tease

    But for his rhyme, and rhythm too
    for without it what can a bassist do?

    So for this I praise, and exalt his name.
    And all other bassists in the same vein.


    hehehe...this is fun ;)




    *originally posted by PollyBass
     
  19. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I need the 2nd one. Anyone 2nd the motion for the 2nd?
     
  20. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Dude, WR, that was like, awesome and stuff.