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TalkBass is "Entertainment"!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by P. Aaron, Aug 28, 2003.

  1. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    So I am at the office waiting for a client to show up, so I want to log onto TalkBass and check a thread I responded to. 'Turns out the office has an internet filter that doesn't allow Access to TB because it's classified as an "entertainment" site!

    It did allow access to TabCrawler! :eek:

    Edited to correct a spelling error.
  2. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Thats because Tabcrawler is too un insightful to be entertainment ( i have 2000+ posts their and just recently stopped going there bc i relized it didnt help me at all) Talkbass is better than tabcrawler in every way except you can have pictures in your sig at TC. (i have an aawesome animated .gif tool sig on there).
  3. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    haha, actually that`s like a HUGE REASON to hate tabcrawler with passion

    it's just plain annoying and useless...

    i went there just for kicks but had the signatures disabled because it freakin gave me either seizures or headaches

    also, how many *Mark Hoppus - Tool - FiElDy - Dirk Lance - Goth drawings - MTV bands* jpgs and gifs do we really need?

  4. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    on topic: Talkbass IS entertaining AND informative

    can`t the filter and talkbass get along? :(
  5. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    And what's really funny is that when I tried to type Talkbass into the address bar, with the first 't' I typed, "tabcrawler" dropped down. Someone else in the office was on TabCrawler!:eek:

    I wonder who?
  6. Tabcrawler is extremely entertaining. But you can learn something from Talkbass. People also know how to spell.
  7. Las Olas

    Las Olas

    Apr 20, 2003
    Scarborough, UK

  8. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Right. Right.

    "Someone else"

  9. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    I'll admit, I logged onto TabCrawler at home last Sat. to see if I could get lyrics to a Stones song, but got "no satisfaction". I did find 'em elsewhere.

    I just found the whole thing more funny than anything else.:D
  10. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    Reason for classifying as "entertainment": some co-worker has noticed that "Bass Porn" -thread is open on your screen.
  11. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Proxy? Proxy? Proxy? Screw the establishment!!
  12. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    My understanding of these "website blocking" proceedures is that if the site is visited often enough, and it's not work related, they block it. As always I could be wrong......
  13. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs


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