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Has anyone ever noticed this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by T. B. Player, Jan 27, 2006.


  1. This probably belongs in off-topic, but since it deals with the ad for the Variax bass from Line 6, I'll ask. Mods, you can move should you deem necessary.

    There's a person playing a Variax from Line 6 in one of the top banner ads for talkbass...what's up with his left hand fingernails? I know country guitar pickers use fake nails on fingers 2 and 3 for their picking, and Mark King uses what looks like a wind of black electrical tape on his thumb for his slap technique, but is there some purpose for special nails on the left hand?
     
  2. Oh jeese what a big help you were... :rolleyes:


    I've been wondering the same thing about the add.
     
  3. d8g3jdh

    d8g3jdh Guest

    Aug 9, 2005
    i dont get it...
     
  4. Mach1FT

    Mach1FT

    Jan 5, 2006
    Manchester NH
    maybe he's gay???? :rolleyes:
     
  5. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts

    Not that there's anything wrong with that....:eek:


    Looks to me like the dude just has black nail polish on and a bandaid on one finger. Not the look I would have gone for if I were the phtog, but who knows...
     
  6. He's too lazy to cut his fingernails.


    ZING!
     
  7. Sippy

    Sippy

    Aug 1, 2005
    Stuart,Florida
    Yea I just noticed that.. in fact it looks kinda creepy...:meh: :bag:
     
  8. Uh, like maybe he's actually a banjo player and was the only one around to pose with the bass?

    :rolleyes:
     
  9. Lazy musicians not wanting to trim their finger nails.
     
  10. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Theyre painted though, not long.
     
  11. Oh, I'll have to look for it next time. Interesting.
     
  12. Kronos

    Kronos

    Dec 28, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    True.

    I think they're marketing to the Emo kids, and Nu-Metallers.
     
  13. Yes, He's gothic but one of his fingers is cut so he has a white bandage on it.
     
  14. Sippy

    Sippy

    Aug 1, 2005
    Stuart,Florida

    I bet he cried in his Soy decaf latte for hours over that cut finger and then wrote a song about his finger, and his lost love of middle school.
     
  15. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    bwahahaha!
     
  16. phxlbrmpf

    phxlbrmpf

    Dec 27, 2002
    Germany
    What a poor fashion victim.
     
  17. sublimate

    sublimate

    Jan 12, 2006
    He's talking about this ad:
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    They don't show the head - maybe it's a woman with man hands?
     

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