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I think in bass terms in my daily life.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by two fingers, Dec 23, 2016.

  1. My name is "no"

    26 vote(s)
  2. All the time

    24 vote(s)
  3. Carrot - I only think in grocery terms

    17 vote(s)
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  1. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Anybody else do this?

    Whenever my kids get scared I tell them "Don't fret" and chuckle a little.

    I saw a guy in Walgreens last night with a huge head. My first thought was "He must deal with some serious neck dive."

    I was driving my wife's car yesterday (Trailblazer SS....pretty much a grocery getter with a Corvette engine and tuned suspension) and thought "Man, this engine has a lot of headroom."

    This ever happen to you guys?
  2. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    No, but hahahahahahaha
  3. btmpancake

    btmpancake Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2015
    Apollo beach, Florida
    Absolutely! all day long I think about my next bass axe, foot pedal, amp, cab. I'm retired with more time and disposable funds than ever before so everything is done except G.A.S. :thumbsup:
  4. rufus.K


    Oct 18, 2015
    I do not
  5. fretter


    May 24, 2012
    Not usually. When I first picked up the bass, however, it made me realize that you gotta do your homework, if you want to make progress.
    two fingers likes this.
  6. When folks mention bassball or I see bass (fish) written:

    688880. logo_basspro-01?$design--original$.
  7. Bodeanly

    Bodeanly Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2015
    Whenever I see carrots at the grocery store.
  8. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    Not at that level, but thanks for the genuine lol.

    I do however notice Bongo colored cars, and point them out to my wife all the time.
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2016
  9. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    You see toilet seats wherever you go?

    (I think they are awesome basses and was only latching onto the awful description used here often to make a joke.)

    That being said, a Tangerine Pearl car would be sweet. drool
    PortlandBass77 likes this.
  10. JJR58

    JJR58 Dirty Bird Supporting Member

    Dec 2, 2010
    Brooklyn, NY.
    Yeah, I can dig it.

    Back to the grind, but trying not to push it to hard.
  11. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    ha! i would say the same thing: they (especially my daughter) would respond "i can't help it" and i would say "well then, fret less." ;)
  12. Oh come on! You are just stringing this line along.
    It was flat from the start.
    You must think we are just a bunch of nuts. Or knobs.

    Gotta head out and get active.
    (And don't send me no passive aggressive, hollow rebuttals. If it ain't solid, it will drop on deaf ears)
    I truss this will b the last post, don't count on me comin round to check it. ;)

    (That's 12)
  13. Grumry


    Jul 6, 2016
    Not so much bass terms, but audio in general.
    bassfran likes this.
  14. 39-Bassist


    Jul 7, 2010
    Endorsing Artist for: Brace Audio; Duncan Pickups; Line6, Hipshot, GHS Strings, Somnium Guitars
    When ladies have a big bottom, I think "Lot's of bottom end there"... Boom, Boom, Boom Out go the lights...Oh wait...Fat bottom girls you make the rockin world go round...oops did I just say that..LOL

    My wife will kill me if she see's this...lol
    Felken likes this.
  15. Hahaha


    Sep 26, 2003
    Olympia, WA USA
    That might explain why I drive a pickup.
  16. bassfran


    Mar 1, 2012
    Endorsing artist: Lakland basses
    All the time when I'm cooking. Ex. "Hmm... I think this may need a pinch of something in the upper-mids."
    My gf thinks I'm nuts but is used to it by now.
  17. bumperbass

    bumperbass Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2012
    Some nights it's a struggle to go to sleep. I have songs in my head and I figure out bass lines to them. The fretboard is in my head and I play along, rewind and correct as needed.
    Oh $h**, I just realized I'm nuts officially.
  18. Spidey2112


    Aug 3, 2016
    I just got back from the grocery store... the lines were long, but luckily I got stuck behind a nice b'ass... staying on topic, I was thinking about bass, right before getting in line...
  19. sissy kathy

    sissy kathy Back to Bass-ics Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2014
    Arbutus, MD
    Hey, why the # re tort? :)
    (only two unfortunately)
  20. jamro217

    jamro217 Supporting Member

    After work I do. Come home, put on my PJs, turn on the TELE, let out a RIPPER...
    PunkNerve, SOUTH PAW and PsyDocHill like this.

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