this has always bugged me. why are thumb rests always placed where your thumb isnt? for those having trouble keeping up I mean like this: http://www.squierguitars.com/products/search.php?partno=0303070572 . it may look cool, but i've never understood the purpose of it being there. shouldn't it be up near the E string? or is it a way of saying "I'm such a tough bassist that I don't need a thumb rest, but I'm going to put it on my bass in an awkward place anyways"