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I play the Rickenbacker bass!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Joe Nerve, May 15, 2004.


  1. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    that was the response I got the other day when i met a musician and asked him what instrument he played. i like the response and think i'm gonna use it from now on.

    stranger: oh, you're a musician. what instrument do you play?
    joe nerve: i play the music man bass.

    hmmm.... needs work.

    perhaps i'll start when i can say, "i play the bongo bass!"

    yes. much better.
     
  2. I use to know how to say, 'I play the cheese sandwich' in German. That one probably would wrok great if you think that the person you just met doesn't speak German.
     
  3. Ich spiele das Käsesandwich :D
     
  4. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    I play the American Fender Jazz Bass Deluxe Figured Maple Top Five-String Electric Bass Guitar Instrument.
     
  5. Mudfuzz

    Mudfuzz

    Apr 3, 2004
    WA...
    I play that thing that makes the ground shake.
     
  6. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    I play the G string ;)












    :D :p
     
  7. Fliptrique

    Fliptrique

    Jul 22, 2002
    Szczecin, Poland
    Endorsing Artist: Mayones Guitars&Basses, Taurus Amplification
    you did not understood his statement :)

    he said: "i play THE rickenbacker bass" THE bass - the ultimate rick ever built, made from 400 years old wood and acoustically uprgraded by being put near a biggest stradivarius violons collection in the world for the last 20 years. THE bass.
    :D
     
  8. I play that thing that looks kinda like that thing that has 6 strings on it but my thing only has 4 round strings on it............ :bag:

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    Treena
     
  9. My name is David and I play the Rickenbacker bass! :D
     
  10. catwig1

    catwig1

    Mar 4, 2001
    Brighton, UK

    Hello David! :p

    Matt
     
  11. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway

    :D :p
     
  12. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    I play a wood chop called Jazz Bass V made in mexico because i have no money to buy myself another bass so I bought an unexpensive 5 string bassguitar and sometimes I feel sad about that but who cares?
     
  13. i usually just tell people i play the viola, and they walk away...

    Charlie
     
  14. "The Grabbah 3!"

    mm.. they may think i'm going to do something, or looking for it... :rolleyes:
     
  15. Toasted

    Toasted

    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    "I play the cheap korean bass"

    ehrm....
     
  16. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I am Elmer J. Fudd; millionaire. I own a mansion and a yacht."
     
  17. My sister once introduced herself to some guests like this: "My name is Elisabet and I have two parrots and a little brother!"
     
  18. jondog

    jondog

    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    I play the Vaccaro X-Ray 5 string bass -- you would be amazed at how many clubgoers aren't wearing any underwear!
     
  19. John Herzog

    John Herzog

    Jun 14, 2002
    Schertz, TX
    I play the big geetar.
     
  20. I play the plank bass.