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New rule in effect as of 9/5/01

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by jrthebassguy, Nov 5, 2001.

  1. Ok...I've been letting people get away with this for some time now, and this is really starting to get on my nerves.

    I counted on this page on threads about distortion....

    I want you to guess how many threads about distortion/overdrive/fuzz whatever....really...guess...

    Not one.....not two....not three....but eight

    This is my eyes is wayyyyyy too many.

    Seriously folks, can we lighten up on the distortion threads?

    New rule: Unless your question hasnt been answered, only 1 thread about distortion/overdrive/fuzz whatever per page

    I will delete any thread i see that is breaking this rule.

    You have been warned

    EDIT: i accidently typed in 9/5/01 when its really november, silly me
  2. Freakapotamus9


    Jun 20, 2001
    glad i dont use distortion ........... ;) :D

    im j/k ..... but i dont use any pedals ..... but i have one .... and now im rambling ...... :rolleyes:
  3. yeah so what about that boss bass overdrive thing. is that any good... how about that phat hed. Does the Fieldy button work well to make me sound like Fieldy? Anyone got any tAbZ...:rolleyes:
  4. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    i think that is a VERY good rule
    thats just me

  5. (laffing so hard i'm PEEIN!!!!):D
  6. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    i agree, unless someone needs specifical information on a new distortion unit on the market.
  7. CS


    Dec 11, 1999

    This thread will only stay current for a month tops. Then someone will ask a question and get jumped on for breaking a rule they didnt know existed.

    OK thats the negative aspect. So on a positive note why not rip off JT's FAQ idea?

    You could get Paul to float it on the top of the Forum and update it. Any updates and indeed initial content could be done by a few people. It doesnt have to be long but cover the basic 'gain' pedals, envelope pedals and the difference between chorus, verse and middle 8 pedals.

    I might have missed something but this is a long term solution.

    If you disagree just ignore me.I will go away and I dont frequent the Effects Forum much.
  8. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    I understand your moderating burden must be overwhelming, Jake, when you're taking such drastic measures. ;)
  9. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    I'd get rid of them all - everybody knows that real bass players don't use effects! That would save your workload and stop you getting stressed! :D
  10. :rolleyes:
  11. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
  12. you had me worried for a minute there....

  13. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Or picks! Or basses with more than four strings! ;)

  14. Aww come on man Bruce was just joking around, hence his smilie thing. Cheer up laddie :D

    By the way....dO yOU HaVE NE LImP BiZZKiT taBZ? :D :D
  15. I think we should delete threads that include users who have extra long, obnoxious signatures. :D

  16. :D -----no-----

    i confess, we do play bizkit type muzik at house parties cuz chicks dig it.....

  17. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    Are these "special" parties for people who can't spell simple words like music and biscuit? ;)
  18. :D :D

    eNd wE RnT sHuRE WhiN 2 uZE CApaTolz


    BaSe gooD,, BeEr GOod,, Chikz eVun BettUR......:cool:
  20. Ah! talking of things which are getting on MY nerves... pos(t)ers who have interminably l-o-n-g s-i-g-n-a-t-u-r-e-s which go on-and-on-and-on-and-on-and-on...ad nauseam!

    Brevity being the soul of wit, I find it somewhat tedious - but then, according to your profile, you're only 14, so I suppose you have an excuse...


    - Wil

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