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This guy can't be serious, can he?

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by jd56hawk, Jan 9, 2018.


  1. jd56hawk

    jd56hawk

    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    20180109_080030.
     
  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    I hope not, but quite possibly serious.... :confused:
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2018
  3. Craig's List Troll.:rollno:
     
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  4. Spidey2112

    Spidey2112

    Aug 3, 2016
    Hilarious! Maybe he/she is oxygen deprived, as well...

    images(11).

    ... aaaaannnndddd, here it is...
     
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  5. RustyAxe

    RustyAxe

    Jul 8, 2008
    Connecticut
    Been around for a long time. Evidently someone had problems finding a bassist.
     
  6. Nashrakh

    Nashrakh

    Aug 16, 2008
    Hamburg, Germany
    That wording sounds awfully familiar. Seen that one before. Still funny.

    If he were worth his salt, he would know how to make that Em and Bm work with one of his three notes respectively.

    I'm sure some people would actually consider hiring the guy.
     
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  7. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    ^

    i've seen it before, too. i'd love to know if it was originally written as the joke it is, or as a response to a specific situation. any way that it came about: it's fun(ny)!
     
  8. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Yeah it's all over the interwebz. Someone probably did a cut and paste.
     
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  9. five7

    five7 Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2009
    Denver
    I posted it on cl and have gotten responses that thought it was humorous and others that were straight up pissed. Some people are just to serious, it can't be real.
     
  10. Hotblack

    Hotblack Pay the cost to be the boss. Supporting Member

    May 20, 2002
    Provided content for Genzler Amplification
    I must say, he's at least very upfront about what he's providing.
     
  11. InhumanResource

    InhumanResource

    Dec 28, 2012
    This copypasta has been floating around a while :)
     
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  12. I wanna know the story behind the missing E. Something really terrible must have happened to make him swear off it.
     
  13. BassUrges

    BassUrges

    Mar 14, 2016
    Denver
    Dude apparently lives near me. If you were considering hiring him, I will play the same notes for the same price but I have a car and can stay out late. Also I’ll go chromatic for $200, no per-note fees.

    (I assume this is a fake ad written by annoyed ex-band mates)
     
  14. Anyone who does not see this as an attempt at humor is taking life much too seriously.
     
  15. J Gold

    J Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 7, 2011
    Houston,TX
    I’ve played with too many guitarists who have never and will never try to play any type of barre chord. Yet they are proud of their expensive equipment.
     
  16. jgroh

    jgroh

    Sep 14, 2007
    Pennsylvania
    Ive adopted this strategy in my CL ads
     
  17. I wonder if he'd be mad if I stole this and used it on my local Craigslist? :rolleyes:
     
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  18. Gully Foyle

    Gully Foyle

    Sep 28, 2014
    Near Boston
    Why? I am confused - am i missing something? I play guitar as well, and i've never even heard of such a thing
     
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  19. madbass6

    madbass6 Banned

    Jan 13, 2009
    I do not give consent to use any of my photos ! please respect that. thank you.
    Hey now a days, who knows!
     
  20. Whil57

    Whil57

    Aug 7, 2013
    Long Island
    I've ranted on CL. Got alot of responses saying i was right. Problem in my area few years back, was inaccuracy, poor descriptions, age incorrectness, locations....you name it. Example- bassist needed for dance band. Make contact, what material are you doing? We do all Creedance. What? We do Van Halen, Judas Priest, and Sabbath. What? Guys thats not dance material.
    Or needed 18-24, but they dont mention that. Just so many things, that if i was running an ad i would cover as much detail as i could. So i wrote a half satire half informative post. Of course it changed nothing, but to see alot of others shared my frustration.
     
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