How many multiple bass owners feel guilty?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Aaron, Nov 16, 2001.

  1. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    I wondered if any of you feel guilty for not using your first bass as much as you use to when you only had one bass? Since i got my jb, i play my p-bass less. That makes me feel guilty, even though i still play it a lot. I'm still in love with it.
  2. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    guilt is for the weak. guilt is for those begging to be controlled. guilt is what the sheep going to the shearer's feel for having wool that's too long. guilt is what the lambs feel for having tasty cutlets.

    wolves feel no guilt.
  3. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    today's nietzsche moment was brought to you by tide...

  4. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    If I were considerate, I'd give them to the newbies.
    Too bad I'm not considerate, eh? ;)
  5. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    How can I feel guilty if I use them about the same?
  6. SRSiegel

    SRSiegel Guest

    Sep 17, 2001
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  7. :eek:

  8. snyderz


    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    I play my 5 basses 20% each. What's the problem?
  9. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    Nope. None at all.
  10. I feel nostalgic. I look at my T-40 and think about the rough days starting out on it. I think about the first shows I played with it....etc. Good times, playing songs to my girlfriend at the time.

    I don't feel the least bit guilty. I feel good when I see that heavy slab of wood and metal hanging there.
  11. joel the bass player

    joel the bass player Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2000
    Omaha, NE
    I love my new bass, but still try to play the other 2 as much as I can, because I still like them a lot.

  12. LA


    Oct 17, 2001
    I just got my Kingston 5-string, so now I own wow, TWO basses; haven't had it long enough to feel anything but "FINALLY!" about it...:cool:
  13. i feel like my basses have feelings and when one doesint get played it gets sad and doesint sound as well when i do play it. always remember, basses have feelings too.
  14. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    I hugged my bass once... I'd sleep with it, but it has nuts... :D
  15. MJB


    Mar 17, 2000
    I own 5 basses.

    I haven't missed a paycheck in 30 years.

    My only guilt is that I haven't bought a fretless yet.

  16. There are more than one bass...

    because you need more than one tool.
    "The right tool for the job!"

    My wife still doesn't buy that statement, but I do.
    No guilt here.

  17. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    i only got one bass and i couldnt really care doesnt really matter if you have one or 7635624862987346 it matters how good you are, im quite happy with mine and since i only have 160 bucks i dont think i will be joining your league for a little while...:D
  18. No guilt here. I EARNED them! Besides, every one has their own voice.
    As far as the wife thing goes, I told her that my basses will outlast me, and she'll be able to sell 'em off for a little more food or something!
    I heard no argument. EOS.
  19. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    I guess i could compare it to having multiple children. If you have one child they get all the attention, but if there is a second child, the first one feels bad because they don't get as much attention as when their younger sibling didn't exist. Well, i guess parents wouldn't feel guilty in that situation, but i have no experience as a parent.
  20. Who the heck has time for guilt these days.
    Not me.