I just came across this on the Nashville Craigslist and just had to share. I think all bass players can relate to most of these points at one time or another. Enjoy! Common Musician Phrases Translated: 1. I have a PA. (translation) You will have to meet me at the gig 4 hours early to set it up and follow me to the band room at 5:00 AM to unload it and not get paid for it. 2. I have a killer practice room and a PA. (translation) Its my band. You are joining me. So, I pick all the songs we are going to play and you have no say in it. If you dont like it, go rent your own band room. And PA. 3. I am working on a top secret project due out in 2013. (translation) I am jamming alone in my trailer waiting on Epic records to knock on my door at anytime. 4. I am a huge Randy Rhoads fan. (translation) I am 45 years old and still have long hair and a funny shaped guitar. 5. We are having closed rehearsals in my band room, period! (translation) I dont have a girlfriend, so dont bring yours. 6. I am jamming with some killer musicians. (translation) Only one person answered my Bandtastic ad. 7. I have transportation. (translation) I have a girlfriend. 8. I found us a manager to manage our band. (translation) I have a girlfriend. 9. I cant make practice tonight. (translation) I have a girlfriend. 10. We should get rid of that band member. (translation) I have a girlfriend. 11. I have professional gear. (translation) I have a M arshall stack and a Les Paul. And a girlfriend. 12. My band is going on tour. (translation) No clubs around here will book us. So, we are going to play gigs in Gastonia that my girlfriend booked with my PA. 13. We draw a good crowd. (translation) Everybody in the band has a girlfriend.. 14. I am working on a concept album. (translation) I have a lot of little riffs for song ideas I cant seem to finish and they really dont make sense anyway. 15. I am looking for serious musicians who can commit to a band. (translation) I am an ******* and hard to work with in a band. So, members usually quit after 2 months. 16. I am throwing an after-show party. (translation) I have a 12 pack in the fridge. When its gone, the party is over. 17. I am a local guitar legend. (translation) Finally, all the salesmen at Guitar Center know my name now. 18. Our band got a record deal. (translation) One of our band members parents loaned us $5,000. 19. That guy sucks on guitar. (translation) He's obviously better than me. 20. We had a killer gig. (translation) We made a $100 each. 21. I gave up playing hard rock to play more mature alternative rock. (translation) Im going bald. 22. That band member was fired and now hes trying to steal our songs. (translation) The guitar player quit.