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I think this is what you all mean by GAS??!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by since197three, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. When you think about it all day, toss and turn about it while you sleep...AND haven't even played it yet. Crapola!! :bassist: :hyper:

    When i want something I REALLY want it.

    Who else had this problem ??! Is it really a problem?? Lol
  2. buldog5151bass

    buldog5151bass Kibble, milkbones, and P Basses. And redheads.

    Oct 22, 2003
    It is an epidemic. Practice is productive, but dreaming about cool gear is fun.
  3. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    Happens to the best of us
  4. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Not a problem can also be applied to women,cars,food,guns.........
  5. car_man65


    Nov 14, 2013
    Every. Day.
  6. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    We're sorry...so, so very sorry. :(

    Ooh, by the way! Check out this slick little number I just got!! :D
  7. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    GAS can be very challenging to control.

    I see lotsa cool basses & gear I would love to have. More times than not (lately anyway) I've been keeping it at bay... I'm doing good this year so far.
  8. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    +1 It can be controlled but once a Gasser always a Gasser.
  9. Joedog


    Jan 28, 2010
    Pensacola FL
    I will not buy anymore gear.....I will not buy anymore gear.......oh crap!
  10. Yea it doesn't happen to me often guys. But when it does it's bad lol. Great feeling though, can see the goose bumps. Lol ahhhh
  11. ukulelelab


    Apr 14, 2013
    You've got it there. Nailed on :)
  12. Sav'nBass

    Sav'nBass What the .............. Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2009
    Northern Va.
    That is just a part of GAS.. one of it's symtoms.. Gas is.. You ve a bass... youy have a rig.... but then you see this bass.. you read about this amp... you hear about this new thing.... and you just ... gotta ... have it... You start doing research on it.. you look for it on sale... somewhere.... anywhere .... you start checking your paypal/creditcards/bank balances....... you find room... to make room... and the magic happens... That ios GAS oin a nutshell..
  13. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    What's this "GAS" you're talking about :confused:
  14. EricMordus


    Aug 29, 2013
    True GAS is not just wanting the bass... It when even after you get the new bass and you're still GASing over it! You can't wait to get home and play it, you can't wait to play it at band practices and you absolutely can't wait to play it at a gig... Case in point;

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  15. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest


    Thanks I've been fighting GAS for a MM all morning this is truly mean sir :) nice bass and damn this internet!!!!
  16. RED J

    RED J Lol Supporting Member

    Jan 23, 2000
    All the principles of twelve step recovery can be applied to GAS. But you are powerless and will fail miserably horribly and pathetically in an instant if you don't stay with the program.
  17. car_man65


    Nov 14, 2013

    ..I think I need to look into that program :p
  18. Herrick


    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    Much like having biological gas, GAS can be very painful if not alleviated.
  19. R&B

    R&B Both kinds of music: Rhythm AND Blues! Supporting Member

    IME, GAS is an inflammatory condition of a little-studied part of the brain known as the "nucleus bassus desirabilis." There is no known cure. Remission has been known to happen, but relapses are unpredictable and may be severe. TB has been identified as a triggering agent. Some sufferers respond more to the sight of a maple fretboard, others to rosewood, ebony or wenge. The twin visual stimuli of sunburst and shell pink are particularly powerful inducers of GAS. Tort is a cofactor. Good luck sleeping tonight. :p

  20. LOL That was great!!! ^^