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How do you play most often...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by slickhare, Jun 11, 2005.


How do you play most often?

Poll closed Jun 21, 2005.
  1. Standing

    26 vote(s)
    44.8%
  2. Sitting on assorted furniture

    25 vote(s)
    43.1%
  3. Kneeling/Sitting on floor

    4 vote(s)
    6.9%
  4. Other (specify in thread)

    3 vote(s)
    5.2%
  1. slickhare

    slickhare

    Feb 2, 2005
    standing, sitting of a chair, sofa, assorted furniture, or do you kneel/sit on the floor and rest the bass on your thigh?
     
  2. ras1983

    ras1983

    Dec 28, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    when i practice i sit down on a piano stool or bar stool or armless chair.

    when i play at church i stand up (it helps having a nice monterey strap... when i get a credit card, i will get a TB strap though ;) )
     
  3. Standing next to a drum kit. ;) ;)
     
  4. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    +1. On the hi-hat side.
     
  5. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    4 string Fender Jazz - standing or sitting

    6 string Warwick/Kremple - sitting, allways - it's a neck diver

    4 string EUB - standing
     
  6. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    San Antonio
    About 90% of the time sitting on my drum throne, a nice cushy leather SoundSeat (they make guitar thrones too www.soundseat.com). Sometimes though I like to sit on the floor, usually with my back against the amp. I figured I'd stretch my legs and get a back massage at the same time. :)
     
  7. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Probably standing 75% of the time.

    Playing at church, standing 75% of the time.

    Playing at a gig, standing 100% of the time.

    Rehearsing with the band, standing 80% of the time.

    Practicing at home, standing 50% of the time.
     
  8. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    wow, jeff, you're perdy good with numbers!

    :D ;)
     
  9. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    San Antonio
    Yea he is. I put 90% for when I actually sit in a chair and it took me a while just to come up with that number :p
     
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Using my numbers, if I tell you how many hours per month I gig, rehearse with the band, and play at church, can you determine how many hours I spend practicing on my own?;)
     
  11. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
    "Standing on assorted furniture" wasn't an option, so I'll pick standing.
     
  12. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    probably not, but i can tell that you and i spend entirely too much on this board!

    :D :p
     
  13. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Very true!:D
     
  14. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Sitting, mostly.
     
  15. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Ontario
    Practicing electric, it's almost always sitting, because when I'm practicing electric (especially lately,) I'm working on solo stuff and time so I remove any and all physical distractions and comfort dectractors.

    DB, I stand all the time. I sit when play *sometimes*, but that's just usually in class or during concert band and it's been a LONG night.
     
  16. Iritan

    Iritan

    Jun 3, 2005
    Wilmington, N.C.
    I play while using the toilet, specifically laying one.
     
  17. Fretless-Standing
    Fretted-Standing/Sitting
     
  18. I have my own personal "bass stool", which no one else dare touch! :D
     
  19. Ditto.