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Seller's Faux-pas: Feet Photos (rant)

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Peteyboy, Aug 6, 2020.


  1. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
    So, when selling gear online, if you can't dream up a way to keep your gnarly feet outta the frame I won't buy what you're selling for a nickel. Is it really too much to ask? You're presumably an adult - put your damn shoes on. Whatever the opposite of a foot-fetish is? I got that. I never wanna see your feet. I don't wanna see my OWN damn feet. No feet.

    Mild example of what NOT to do:
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  2. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
  3. WillyWonka

    WillyWonka Fretless with a pick Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2019
    Could be worse...

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  4. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
    Oh my God! I love this one!
     
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  5. Thing is even if your feet are in the frame it only takes a minute to crop the bottom out of the photo.
     
  6. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
    Well that would involve actual effort though.
     
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  7. Winslow

    Winslow

    Sep 25, 2011
    Group "W" Bench
    Reminds me of the time a buddy who was on vacation woke up and found his feet had been sunburned enough to have his flip-flop straps marked on his feet in a bright white upside-down "V" pattern. He thought this was funny enough that he sent me a pic of them. No big deal, except that he only noticed this phenomenon while seated upon the porcelain convenience, and didn't realize he hadn't framed the picture well enough to exclude the rim of the seat/bowl.

    I replied to him with, "Dude. Did you seriously just take a picture to send me while taking your morning dump??" :snaphappy: :poop: :laugh:

    It took a while for him to live that one down. :roflmao:
     
  8. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
    I would consider that to be an act of hostility.
     
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  9. Winslow

    Winslow

    Sep 25, 2011
    Group "W" Bench
    Fortunately, only the leading edge of the bowl made it into the frame. No junk or dump content was transmitted. :roflmao:
     
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  10. sacreddog717

    sacreddog717

    Jun 20, 2006
    Dublin, CA
    My feet are awesome and you are losing out on a great deal. :D
     
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  11. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
    You know what they are to me?

    Dealbreakers.
     
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  12. wraub

    wraub

    Apr 9, 2004
    ennui, az
    I always make sure to keep my feet out of any gear pics, but it's only because my feet are so beautiful.
    Yep.
    That's exactly why.


    You have been spared the temptation. You're welcome.
     
  13. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
    You should know that you have my undying gratitude.
     
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  14. DanGroove

    DanGroove Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2017
    Texas
    meh.. Whatever. Sometimes I have feet in my photos. My gear is always priced to sell. You don't want a great deal on great gear, someone else always does. I've never failed to sell because my toes are showing.
     
  15. Why wouldn't you just step back a little?
    I always ask if it's Toe's Day already.
     
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  16. 2112

    2112

    Apr 30, 2005
    Ever notice that people that make the biggest deal about not liking something actually *do* like it? A lot?

    :roflmao:
     
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  17. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
    Some folks don't care about that. Some folks are excited about that. Some folks are repulsed by that. Takes all kinds.
     
  18. Peteyboy

    Peteyboy

    Apr 2, 2018
    Los Angeles
    Yeah, no. This is not one of those times. This is not me "protesting too much". This is me protesting just the right amount.
     
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  19. FunkHead

    FunkHead Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    You sure He wasn't sitting by his Bongo? I hope my suspension doesn't last too long.:D
     
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  20. I can’t believe the amount of things I’ve seen reflected in guitar finishes.
    Looking up someone’s snout, while they are taking a photo from above a guitar is really common.
     

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