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TB should have a contest.

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by bryan bailey, Sep 6, 2003.


  1. Some way to win something.

    And the prize should be one of JT's basses. And I should be the winner, and I should get the 7 with the melted maple fretboard.

    I'm sorry, I'm in love with that bass. But to make it better for me, it would have fanned frets, and 5 strings.
     
  2. this thread had so much more potential had you not wasted it man! :mad:
     
  3. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    what is it with everyone on TB getting hostile lately???
     
  4. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Actually, back in the old days, there were contests. Once there was a Fender given away, and another time a Warwick.
     
  5. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    DIE THREAD! DIE!

    *trys to stab with knife*

    Jeezzzz us.

    I mean, ha ha, silly threads are fun.

    But retarded ones? Not so sure I can except a dufus thread just yet, I know, it's a ingrained fear, and a biased one. I'm sure I will get over it.*
















    *lying.
     
  6. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
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  7. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    *Ponders......*

    Yes..... yes.....

    *puffs on pipe sitting on leather chair with long housecoat on.*

    Yes. "Blah" indeed.

    Simply delightful.



    Indeed.

    *
     
  8. "Oh you guys are asses"

    But alas, this thread may have a purpose. Someone think of a contest, and then what should be put up to be won.
     
  9. JayAmel

    JayAmel Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Aurillac, France
    Maybe I'm wrong, but I guess Paul would be happy to be able to setup a contest.

    But the most difficult thing is to find a sponsor (generally the manufacturer of the given away gear).

    And when you come to deal a sponsored operation, it almost does not come with music at all, but with marketing considerations.
     
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jean,

    The reason that the contests were discontinued was because of the difficulty of getting the giveaway to fit all of the rules in all of the different states in the US. Certain states and at least one Canadian province were excluded, and the contest was not open to people from countries other than the US and Canada.
     
  11. It could work though. Like stated above, contests have happened before.

    Maybe JT could talk to Mr. Conklin on this one....;)
     
  12. JayAmel

    JayAmel Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Aurillac, France
    Thanks Jeff,

    But how come some laws are not compliant with giveaways in some American states ? :confused:
     
  13. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    oh snap

    you just want a free conklin and that is all! (and what are the chances of you getting it anyways?)

    beg for money or work for it if you want it that bad
     
  14. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Different states have their own laws regulating terms of such contests.
     
  15. Well, I may want a conklin badly, but do I have the money for a GT? A custom job? A doughnut?! No.

    I just figured, you know what, lets do something cool. Then before I could finish I started a rant about lusting over a bass.

    Is that really that bad here at TB. Considering almost EVERYONE has done it here at least once? Hmm.

    Is it that bad of an idea?
     
  16. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    well, no.

    BUT i have to remind you that the last time Paul wanted to do this he received some legal notice to cease doing it (or something like this)

    so, unless laws have changed and sponsors want to do it and it`s for supporting members ONLY then it will be OK.
     
  17. Oh poo...

    I really need to get a supporting membership anyways. When I am done buying my amp, I will send money to him.
     
  18. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    yeah, again i have to remind you that on one of the contest for a free bass the number of "members" increased astronomically (of course they were TONS of accounts for the same person)

    that`s the reason we have THOUSANDS of old members with 0 posts