Reason for being here

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Chris J, Feb 6, 2005.

  1. I'm in the middle of writing an essay for an American history class and after writing each page I find myself back here to take a little break and get a fresh start on the paper. So my question is, what do you use TB to escape from? Work? Homework(like me)? Anything at all? :eyebrow:
  2. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    TB is not an escape for me. I come here to learn about bass. Along the way, I found the OT forum. I like to think I have made a couple "friends" here, so I check in frequently to see what my "friends" are up to.

  3. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Reality, mostly.
  4. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central

    I am a good boy.
  5. Well I guess the OT forum is my escape. The others are for learnding.
  6. Marlat


    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
    I use life as an escape from TB.
  7. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    I don't use it as an escape...I just like to hang out here and talk to y'all when I'm at home.
  8. beat me to it!

    oh well, i actually came here to learn about bass stuff, and as it turns out, there is a little bit of useful information here, so i stick around.
  9. I go to TB when I'm I get bored alot.
  10. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
    Work, that is all.
  11. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    When I'm on the net, I come by to check what has happened.
    As an escape, it's mostly from study. And reality, but i'm a bit late with that reply
  12. Prison. I use TB to escape from prison.

    I wish I knew the lyrics to that wretched Hoobastank "reason" song...
  13. I use it almost everyday. Sometimes for questions about basses and amps, other times i just reply to posts in the off topic. I guess an escape from being bored on the internet.
  14. Mankind


    Oct 20, 2003
    I play bass....what's your excuse?


    Really it was somewhere to get useful info and a escape from reality every so often.

    Best wishes.
  15. It started as a place to get decent reviews and opinions of gear I was planning on purchasing. Now I use it to escape from work and occasionally throw in my 2 cents.

  16. I feel the same way. There should be some kind of bass-knowledge related class I can register for. After 5 years here I couldn't fit everything I've learned into a novel.
  17. Sundogue


    Apr 26, 2001
    Wausau, WI
    I get paid to post here on TalkBass. It's what I do for a living.

    Hang on a second...


    ... boss just informed me that I don't get paid to post here. My bad!

    I have to get back to work now. Which I still think is posting here. I'll have to have a talk with my boss, because if I'm not supposed to be doing this, then we really need to renegotiate my salary to compensate me. :D
  18. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    East Coast, US
    I do it for the chicks.
  19. Papersen

    Papersen Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2002
    I find this place useful mainly for learning.
    Besides, it`s a good escape from my work duties (hope my boss isn`t reading) from time to time.
    It`s relaxing and entertaining.
  20. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    to escape from practicing :bag: