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i've been really crabby lately

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by john turner, Jan 2, 2003.

  1. john turner

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

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    i don't know what my problem is (i checked the pants and i'm not spotting :D ). i've been snippy to my friends, i've had a few ridiculous temper tantrums at home :rolleyes:, i've been a bit of a bastard around here too.

    anybody else feel this way during the holiday season? and anybody have a cure?

    i think i need a new bass :D
  2. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Probably playing all them extra strings. I only have 5 strings, so I never get crabby.
  3. is a triple-neck out of the question? it can be done...:D
  4. john turner

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

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    oh, dude, i'm getting old. 2 necks is it for me. call me old fashioned
  5. I haven't seen a change.

    There is no cure, no pill, no easy way out.
    But one day the sun will shine, or you may just bang your head. Then you will awake from the holiday funk. It happens to a lot of us, it may be a great song on the radio, may be something a friend, spouse or stranger says to you. You will smile. You will not notice, you will not even remember that you were in a funk. But deep down inside you will be back to normal, or as close as you can get.

    Disclaimer: The sun may not shine, you may get hit by a car or bus, either way you will have changed.
  6. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    It could be too many basses taking up too much room in your house and not giving you your much needed space.

    You will send me one or two of them immediately, and you will start to feel better. Of course, I will too. :D

    Seriously, though, I get the same way over the holidays. It goes away, usually a few days after the New Year for me, anyway. No known cures.
  7. john turner

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

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    lol @ carrots. the one looks like he's takin' a leak. :eek:
  8. John, You Have a Leak.:D
  9. john turner

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

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    :D yeah, i think i do. in fact, it's a leak from the crack. you know, the crack leaks. hmm.
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    That carrot is obscene! Think of the children, for cryin' out loud!!!
  11. Stephen S

    Stephen S Member

    Apr 10, 2002
    San Bernardino, CA
    Ive been realy depressed the past 2 weeks, snapping at everyone and all that bastardish crap, i got a new bass and it didnt help any cause my amp is broken.
  12. John, i think you have gone to far, and i condemn you to thirty years chained to a 4 string! see how you like that, mr .I am too grumpy and annoyed to make everyone else happy...

    :D i love you;)

  13. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Screw you, turner!!

    Oops... it's catching. Sorry;)

    Can't say the pornstar veggies cheered me up. Even they are having more fun than me.

    Screw you, carrots!!

  14. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    Those veggies are just damn wrong! Geeze! What the hell is this world coming to?
    Aww, what the heck...go for another bass JT. I got a Roscoe and a V-Bass for christmas, so I've been pretty dang happy the past week or so.
  15. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Learn some new tunes.
  16. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Sounds a bit generic, but the first step to overcoming a problem is admitting you have one. Just find some JT time. Chill, get away. Not nessicarially a vacation, though that would be nice. Find some time where you can do... nothing. Sit in a chair, listen to some jazz or classical or something nice in general and say, "Scuse me while I kiss the sky." or "Scuse me while I kiss this guy" depending on your interpretation of Jimi Hendrix lyrics.
  17. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Nope, not a new bass. What you need a new rig!

  18. Stu L.

    Stu L.

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    Actually John, just reading where you've responded to othe rposts lately, I've found you very helpful and informative. OF COURSE, I don't really know you...;)
  19. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    this whole holiday season I have been down myself.. Christmas seemed to be too commercialized this year.. that bothered me.. I didn't even stay up until midnight for the new year.. I just haven't been in the mood..
  20. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    Dude, that post was a few pigeons short of a submarine.

    [I paraphrased my friend. Please, don't give me credit.]

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