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GAS + Pretty girl= Money spent

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bass-desires, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. Bass-desires


    Oct 25, 2008
    El paso, TX
    Hey Guys, I got musically sexually harassed today. Lol!

    I have been looking at Ep Thunderbirds lately because I love the tone and vintage sunburst look, and I like how different they look.

    Did a quick check at a local Pawn shop and there one was, with a price tag of.....$400....(What?) Got a very attractive woman to take it down so I could take a look.....So I talked to the manager, and he asked "How much are you wanting to pay?" I said $175 and after having the very pretty lady stare into my eyes many times during the whole affair....I got it!:hyper:

    Impulse buy or maybe hormone buy...but yeah I already feel a bit stupid, and I can't take it back. :rollno::(

    Don't get me wrong, I LOVE the bass, but I really should have spent the money on more responsible things.....

    Has this happened to you guys? hahaha
  2. thudstaff23


    Mar 10, 2009
    Seattle, WA
    Got a pawn shop to lower its price on a musical instrument by more than 50%? No, that has never happened to me.
  3. madbassplaya

    madbassplaya Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2007
    if you like the bass and its in good shape. awesome!

    the hot chick was just icing on the cake!
  4. Bass-desires


    Oct 25, 2008
    El paso, TX
    Brand new, they sell for $300. And after I pointed that out, it helped my cause...haha
  5. IRRESPONSIBLE?!!!!!No!!!Sounds like you have your priorities in check.Basses and babes.What more does a guy need?
  6. Pretty girl = money spent: all you needed to say.

    Thank your lucky stars you got a T-bird out of the deal...
  7. TBird1958

    TBird1958 As a matter of fact....I am your Queen! Staff Member

    Mar 13, 2008
    Seattle Washington
    Endorsing Artist Mike Lull T Bass pickups
    Pics please!.........you know the the rule :)
  8. holllowbody


    Mar 25, 2009
    What exactly is GAS??
  9. Laredo


    Nov 27, 2005
    Upstate, NY
    ............Probably take it back and have your picture taken with the girl holding it, for your band's autobiography;), and then post it here!:bag:
  10. jimmy rocket

    jimmy rocket

    Jan 24, 2008
    Ayden, NC
    Yeah, no pics no hottie .... oh wait you meant pics of the bass. :)
  11. Disappear


    May 9, 2008
    Beer and a sporting event. Perhaps some chicken wings and pizza? In between sets at a gig of course.
  12. pringlw


    Nov 22, 2008
    Seattle Area
    Of the bass or the babe?
  13. The babe holding the bass. Otherwise it's only make believe.

  14. Steveaux

    Steveaux Safe-Guardian of the Stoopid

    Jul 1, 2008
    The Wilds of NW Pa.
    Can't argue with that.
  15. Bass-desires


    Oct 25, 2008
    El paso, TX
    Ok Guys, message received. And it will give me a chance to see her again. Lol the people might think I'm crazy! I got pics of the T bird, but I'll get the lady too. hahahaha
  16. NOVAX


    Feb 7, 2009
    Do your homework Jimmy.:p

    Gear Acquisition Syndrome
  17. no pics no girl

    go get her :)
  18. rhapbus


    Feb 28, 2009
    gear acquisition syndrome

    compulsively buying basses and/or equipment
  19. Disappear


    May 9, 2008

    I'm convinced now that no one reads any other posts but the original and the most recent reply.
  20. jimmy rocket

    jimmy rocket

    Jan 24, 2008
    Ayden, NC
    wait, how did I get sucked into this? :)

    Believe me, I know GAS!!!

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