just think about this...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by frankencow150, Nov 17, 2001.

  1. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    this is kind of pointless...think about how many hours youve played bass in your life?geez it kinda scares me.ive probably played like 800 hours of bass.for all you people who have been playing your whole life,you might of played total a year or two of time.kinda scary,but cool
  2. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    That is cool. when I was in High School I figured out about how many hours. I had wasted riding the bus. That was depressing.
  3. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    If I had the same thougts regarding my Internet usage, I would probably end up killing myself.
  4. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    yeah..i reckon..a year on the net all up...freaky stuff
  5. Hmmm, at an average of 2 hours a day, over the course of 4 years, that's

    :: pulls down calulator from tool bar ::

    2484 hours. Thats 118.66666 days, or roughly 4 months straight of laying a groove down.

    WOW. A whole range of emotions are overcoming me.:eek::D:rolleyes::confused::cool:

    That must mean that I'm a bas ass at bass!!! Right?! Don't lie to me just to make me feel better.

    Rock on
  6. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    We dont need to lie! Your already happy by the sounds of it
  7. silvermaneZ


    Oct 10, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Lord. Lets see, I have been playing for 12 1/2 years. Approximatly an hour of practicing a day that whole time. A few hundred gigs thrown in there over the years. More than a few hundred rehersals....... That's alot of time. But you know, that is some of the best time spent in my life, and I would not trade that for anything.

    Imagine when someone like Embellisher or John ? from Hawaii find this thread. Talk about alot of playing. How about one of our resident pros? That's ALOT of playing.
  8. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
  9. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    I tried to be conservative and came up with somewhere in the neighborhood of 21000 to 40000 (yes 40 thousand) hours.

    Y'know, for someone who's been playing for more than 20 thousand hours, I suck! :D
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    SilvermaneZ, I havent played as many hours as you might think, despite playing for 20+ years.

    I come up with between 20,000 & 25,000.