Mr. Big with a Fidget Spinner

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by archisland, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. archisland


    Mar 5, 2016
    I know that Davie504 beat me to it when it comes to using a fidget spinner on bass... anyways, here's a silly thing I did:

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  2. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    I like fidget spinners too. My kids got me hooked!
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  3. archisland


    Mar 5, 2016
    My students at the school where I teach are really hooked on them as well :)
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  4. MEKer

    MEKer Supporting member

    May 30, 2006
    Someone just HAS to ask.

    Which fidget spinner is best for playing metal?
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  5. archisland


    Mar 5, 2016
    A metal one! ;)
  6. 5544


    Dec 1, 2015
    I don't get it.

    Can someone explain the fascination of a fidget spinner to someone who doesn't have autism?
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  7. archisland


    Mar 5, 2016
    Well, I guess they started as a way for kids with neuropsychological diagnosis such as ADD and ADHD to be able to focus and stay calm - but now it's blow out of proportion, like Pokémon GO, POG's and whathaveyou did before it. Someone saw a way to make money out of kids and, well - there you go. I just wanted to jump on the trend train for shnitts and giggles ;) :)
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  8. Off-Beat


    Dec 8, 2014
    Vienna, AUT
    Hype & age of internet 2.0 = $$$
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  9. 5544


    Dec 1, 2015

    I guess things are different across the pond because I don't understand why everybody keeps posting "men's rompers" on my wife's facebook pages.
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  10. Ah, but only the power drill could have given you that electromagnetic feedback at the end of the solo.

    A+ for effort though, pretty cool.
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  11. archisland


    Mar 5, 2016
    Yeah, a power drill is the tool of preference for things like these... plus, you don't need to stop the playing and speed them up all the time ;)
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  12. RED J

    RED J Lol

    Jan 23, 2000
    A professor endorsing a fidget spinner moved me to finally answer the question warping my mind for weeks. WT? is a fidget spinner ?? o_O :roflmao: :roflmao:

    Having watched this video, I' d call it the 21st century yo-yo.

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  13. Felken


    Jun 28, 2016
    Ottawa, CAN
    Fidget spinners are cancer.
  14. NOVAX


    Feb 7, 2009
    Rubik's cube for slackers?
    I had one before they were cool-Just know that. Pioneering research and developmentally disabled. This is your brain on the internet. Be afraid. Be very, very afraid.
  15. bobba66


    May 18, 2006
    Arlington, Texas
    Now I want one.:woot:
  16. Nowhere near as cool as a does 1 matter how you try to dress it up it spins from the center bearing...and that's all it does.
  17. RED J

    RED J Lol

    Jan 23, 2000
    I'm cool with that. It's all I could ever get a yo-yo to do anyway. :wacky:
  18. archisland


    Mar 5, 2016
    It's easier to play bass with a Fidget Spinner than with a Yoyo, though...
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  19. HaphAsSard


    Dec 1, 2013
    Well, get this person to join TB and we can explain it directly. ;)

    Anyway, judging from this thread and this other one - which you are already aware of since you posted in it, and where some answers to your question can be found
    - it seems like the device's main function is getting high-waist underpantaloons in a bunch...
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