I see a lot of posts from people who have no interest in knobs and switches and simply prefer passive basses. I get that some people will prefer passive and only play passive, and that's fine as far as I'm concerned. I have no problem with anyone's preferences. But then I also see posts from passive players who go a step further and seem to imply that those who play active basses are just fidgety children who spend more time with their fingers on the switches and knobs then they do with their fingers on the strings. Personally, I have both active and passive basses and enjoy playing them all. But I prefer the flexibility I can get from my active basses so they're what I use the majority of the time, just my personal preference. However, that doesn't mean I'm constantly futzing with the controls while I'm playing. I have a favorite setting on each of my active basses and that's always my starting point. Sometimes I tweak at the start if the location calls for more or less of something, but then it pretty much stays set that way. When I do touch a knob, it's almost always to adjust volume if needed. I'll let my my plucking hand handle most of my tone adjustments, so I rarely touch the tone controls once I'm playing. What about other active players? Where do you fall along the tweaking spectrum? I'm not sure the poll accounts for all possible responses, but I allowed two responses thinking that that will enable you to straddle the line between two adjacent choices. Hopefully that will help get more accurate poll results, which I can't wait to see. FWIW, I'd say my personal response would be "Rarely".