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leave clip-on tuner on while performing?

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Killed_by_Death, Jan 9, 2021.


  1. never

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  4. I don't carrot all!

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  1. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    looks more like a paddle, hence the correct title:

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  2. Actually, they look like clovers.
     
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  3. Deep Purple ruined me early on for what I call them
     
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  4. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    You'll be the envy of all your friends once you start using paddle & capstan.
    Don't forget to tell them about kara-okay once they're accustomed to change.
     
  5. ficelles

    ficelles

    Feb 28, 2010
    Devon, England
    This is all very boat-ey, be you a nautical cove?
     
  6. I really don’t think anyone really cares.
     
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  7. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    If your friends aren't willing to learn, they're not really your friends.


    That's the spirit:

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  8. vvvmmm

    vvvmmm

    Dec 6, 2016
    Chi
    I always thought that was a car reference?
     
  9. Just like a Drum Key used to Tune a drum but it is not removable.


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    Tama 6560 Standard Drum Tuning Key
     
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  11. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    This was originally going to be the album-cover:

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  12. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    I hadn't actually kept up with this thread, I was avoiding the snarky retorts, but decided to read through while I finished watching the Vikings series finalé.

    They were playing 'Fire on the Mountain' when I tuned in, so you decide.

    Yeah, no one reacted when Hendrix set his guitar on fire, because it was the Music that mattered.

    Are you a fan of The King of Queens?

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  13. Lizooki

    Lizooki

    Feb 24, 2008
    I leave mine on.
    The clip is formed wire and I have the body of the tuner behind the headstock ..... practically invisible.
     
  14. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    Well, at least I'm not the only one distracted by it. To me it's like a ballerina came out in a completely white cotton tutu & there's this large black speck on it. It distracts the viewer from the performance.
    I've already wasted too much of my mind on this discussion, & a mind is a terrible thing to taste:

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  15. It’s too bad you feel as is you’re wasting your time on this topic. You started the thread.
     
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  16. vvvmmm

    vvvmmm

    Dec 6, 2016
    Chi
    I love Ministry, but the tutu thing - that is really disturbing.

    :D
     
  17. AKA, It did not go as I wanted it to. :sorry:
     
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  18. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    I think Uncle Al wore a tutu when he recorded a cover of Black Sabbath's Supernaut.
    He would be proud to have someone say it was 'disturbing':

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  19. Polkatronixx

    Polkatronixx

    Jan 28, 2019
    Hornchurch
    I'm sure he's dabbled in all sorts of women's wear.

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  20. vvvmmm

    vvvmmm

    Dec 6, 2016
    Chi
    If you are of a mind to appreciate, his autobio is "fun".

    I'll make mention, I once saw him on a bill at uni with Koko Taylor and Joe Jackson and also some jangly REM-ish band I can't recall the name of.

    EDIT: I think it was Butch Vig's band, Spooner.
     
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