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Time to admit...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [DB]' started by TroyK, Mar 9, 2006.


  1. TroyK

    TroyK Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2003
    Seattle, WA
    All right, I've been hanging around since 2003 not wanting to ask, thinking I might figure it out. When I became a supporting member I thought I might get the Talkbass Secret Agent Decoder Ring, but no. I've figured out the contextual meaning, but...

    What the hell does "G.A.S." stand for?

    I know I've got it, I should know what it means.

    Troy
     
  2. Anon2962

    Anon2962

    Aug 4, 2004
    I had the exact same problem, but couldn't bring myself to ask. I found on the net it may mean 'Guitar Acquisition Syndrome'. Doesn't really make sense tho. Perhaps someone with inside knowledge could share?:confused:
     
  3. Justin K-ski

    Justin K-ski

    May 13, 2005
    GAS: n Common acronym for "Gear Acquisition Syndrome", a condition wherein an individual beleives that the acquisition of a better bass, bow, amp or pick-up will affect his or her performance in a positive manner. GAS occurs in varying degrees of truth.
     
  4. TroyK

    TroyK Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2003
    Seattle, WA
    So, maccarthyconor, does that answer your question? I was happy to ask for you.
     
  5. Thanks for asking....I was afraid to ask....bing new to TB, and not wanting to sound like an idiot. Why don't they change it to "Crap I Want to Get"?
     
  6. Justin K-ski

    Justin K-ski

    May 13, 2005
    because CIWG is not a word. ;-)
     
  7. SBassman

    SBassman

    Jun 8, 2003
    Northeast, US
    And because it sounds funny to say you have GAS for something. :)
     
  8. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    while we are on the topic of deciphering... what is eom?
     
  9. Emus, Ostriches, and Monkeys?
     
  10. Freddels

    Freddels Musical Anarchist

    Apr 7, 2005
    Sutton, MA
    That would be a 1EOM.

    Sorry, couldn't resist. From the old days of programming with punch cards.
     
  11. hdiddy

    hdiddy Official Forum Flunkee Supporting Member

    Mar 16, 2004
    San Francisco, CA
    And you call yourself a TB'er?!?! For shame!!! ;)
     
  12. I got G.A.S. :rolleyes: !!BRrRii:eek:pp !! :D AHHHHH,...There ya go guys!:D :bag:
     
  13. TroyK

    TroyK Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2003
    Seattle, WA
    I know now and I've got it bad for an EA 200 Wizzy Combo. Yeah, I got it bad, but aint that good?
     
  14. Anon2962

    Anon2962

    Aug 4, 2004
    ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    Ahhhhhhh....

    :D
     
  15. hdiddy

    hdiddy Official Forum Flunkee Supporting Member

    Mar 16, 2004
    San Francisco, CA
    Depends on how fat your wallet has been lately. It's not the song I've been singing. Mines been getting thinner but I also have an Epifani UL-110 on the way!

    I couldn't contain myself. :p