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Fingers

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by SGT. Pepper, Dec 23, 2005.


  1. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Phila,Pa.
    How many of you here wish you had more fingers on each hand? Like six or seven on each hand?
     
  2. Petary791

    Petary791

    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    I really don't mind having 4...
     
  3. I'd like some extra fingers, but I want them to be detachable. I'm okay with being a freak, as long as I'm a stealth freak. :ninja:
     
  4. Redhotbassist

    Redhotbassist

    Oct 19, 2002
    England
    There was this thing on the news of this guy being born with 5 fingers and 1 thumb, and he became a doctor, but just imagine the riffs he could do with 5 fingers.!

    Im happy with 4. :)
     
  5. tiredman9

    tiredman9

    Aug 15, 2005
    New York
    I have a friend who was born with 2 thumbs on his right hand but one was surgically "cut" off soon after. Imagine the slap riffs....
     
  6. AGCurry

    AGCurry

    Jun 29, 2005
    Kansas City
    I'll answer you as soon as I figure out how to use the ones I have.
     
  7. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    What you are discribing is a condition known as Polydactyly.

    I was born with this condition(both hands)as well as Devinity(Bassist with Victor Wooten).

    http://www.e-hand.com/hw/hw024.htm
     
  8. BassChuck

    BassChuck

    Nov 15, 2005
    Cincinnati
    Well, if we all had more digits, then all the instruments (and this keyboard I'm typing on) would probably have been designed to do more things... and they we'd be right back wishing we'd had even more fingers.

    I'm happy with what I have and that they work even as well as they do.

    The only real development that will be worth it will be when we can seamlessly translate our mental music into audible music.

    Of course then no number of fingers can save us... our only excuse for bad musicianship will be lack of taste. (oh God... )
     
  9. fr0me0

    fr0me0

    Dec 7, 2004
    Winnipeg Canada
    i just wish pinky's were longer.
     
  10. Redhotbassist

    Redhotbassist

    Oct 19, 2002
    England
    Haha yeah same here, about the length/size of your ring finger.. would be perfect.