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Today's winner for mathematically challenged CL ad headline

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by dadglasser, May 23, 2019.

  1. dadglasser


    Oct 11, 2009
  2. redwingxix


    Oct 21, 2015
    Sounds like it's a manager or booker looking for a new act, rather than a musician looking to start something.
    rendevouz and pellomoco14 like this.
  3. turf3


    Sep 26, 2011
    Well, I understood it in the sense that when Willie Nelson and Lyle Lovett do a "duet" they have a ten piece band behind them, not in the strict sense of two guys with guitars. I mean, when you see a trio from Don Giovanni, there's a fifty piece orchestra back there, too.
  4. turf3


    Sep 26, 2011
    Well, frankly, given that it's Craigslist, my guess is that it's some sort of fantasy. The exact type I can't discern from just the title.
    PillO and guitarflinger like this.
  5. redwingxix


    Oct 21, 2015
    True. CL is the land of unicorns and rainbows where everyone is trying to catch their own leprechaun.
    BassCliff, Beej, Nashrakh and 2 others like this.
  6. Paulabass

    Paulabass Supporting Member

    Sep 18, 2017
    Two musicians, or singers is a 'duo'.
    A piece written for two musicians, or singers is a 'duet'.
    Perhaps he has WRITTEN an amazing new duet, for two singers, and needs many players to record it.
    packhowitzer, DJ Bebop and RustyAxe like this.
  7. buldog5151bass

    buldog5151bass Kibble, milkbones, and P Basses. And redheads.

    Oct 22, 2003
    I think they mean "duo".
    retslock, packhowitzer and RustyAxe like this.
  8. fretter


    May 24, 2012
    It's an indication of who will make all of the decisions and receive the bulk of any earnings?
    tubedude and charlie monroe like this.
  9. LBS-bass

    LBS-bass Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2017
    It's two front-people, likely singer-songwriters, who are looking for a backing band.
    electrichead likes this.
  10. 4 Strings Good

    4 Strings Good

    Mar 6, 2014
    Craigslist got rid of personals. The poster is trying to set up a threesome.
    stringent, petrus61, PillO and 7 others like this.
  11. RustyAxe


    Jul 8, 2008
    A “duet” refers to the song. A “duo” refers to the ones performing a duet. Maybe there’s only one song? :D
    packhowitzer likes this.
  12. Paulabass

    Paulabass Supporting Member

    Sep 18, 2017
    No, I asked. They really do need a band, but they were open to the threesome.
  13. RichardW


    Feb 25, 2016
    near Philly
    Forget the "duet" ad. I'm creeped out by the "Girls That play any instrument or sing."

    Note to girls: probably not a good idea to respond to that ad.
  14. DirtDog


    Jun 7, 2002
    The Deep North
    Even creepier after reading the ad!
    Ian McLaughlin likes this.
  15. Smooth_bass88

    Smooth_bass88 Groove it

    I never ever ever cruise craigslist for gigs.
  16. ForestFriend


    Apr 14, 2019
    Makes sense to me. A duo (presumably vocalists) who needs a backing group.
    Koog likes this.
  17. I think that's the name of the band, no? Amazing New Duet. I've heard worse.
    LowActionHero and packhowitzer like this.
  18. MattZilla, Stormchaser and DirtDog like this.
  19. obimark


    Sep 1, 2011
    Hall&Oates- plenty of other examples-that have a full band behind them.

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