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Discussion in 'Bass Humor [DB]' started by Tendency, Jul 21, 2003.

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    pic courtesy of Jay from b3ta.com
  2. Gabe


    Jan 21, 2003
    That's cool. Would make a nice avater.
  3. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    Most excellent. The hands remind me a bit of Ron Carter's.
  4. Jeff Bollbach

    Jeff Bollbach Jeff Bollbach Luthier, Inc.

    Dec 12, 2001
    freeport, ny
    and the intonation..
  5. Hehe...thats cool looking,I think green DB's look neat:)

  6. garron


    Jun 26, 2003
    Washington, DC
    Nice Pic. :cool:
  7. ha thats awesome!!
  8. by his hands i'd say he is anywhere from a G to an A assuming he is playing the E string
  9. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    You dih int!
  10. Akami

    Akami Four on the floor

    Mar 6, 2005
    ... and judging from his stance he's playing rockabilly! :p
  11. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Do Frogs have thumbs.....:confused: ?
  12. Tree frogs have four digits on their limbs, so they either have 3 fingers and a non-opposable thumb, or four fingers depending on your poing of view. Either way, the pads at the ends of their fingers secrete a sticky substance which make it impractical to play at any tempo faster than say.....1/4 = 120bpm?
    Aquatic frogs, on the other hand, have a rudimentary fifth digit on their front limbs and a rudimentary sixth digit on their hind legs. So while thumb position for the average amphibian may be unlikely and uncomfortable (especially with webbed feet), evolution would suggest that its only a matter of time before aquatic frogs have sufficiently developed thier extra phlange to the point where they can play bottesini's Elegy.
  13. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    Do you have contact information for the artist? I'd like to use that for a new web site design for myself.
  14. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Are they going to die, if they don't manage this!!?? ;)
  15. nah, they'll just end up playing slab. No one said evolution was perfect.... :)
  16. John Sprague

    John Sprague Sam Shen's US Distributor

    Mar 10, 2003
    Rochester, NY
    Sales Manager, CSC Products Inc.
    Here's for anyone who wants to use it for an avatar:

    Attached Files:

  17. ToR-Tu-Ra


    Oct 15, 2005
    Mexico City


    That's a good one! :D
  18. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Or is it rather that people's understanding of evolution is less than perfect? ;)
  19. Nah, a four fingered tree frog will eat more flies and procreate more in bar (their main staple- barflys). And their five fingered aquatic cousin will do better at the symphony.

    Much like slabs, cochroaches maybe an important part of the evolutionary ecosystem, but I still think they're ugly.

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