What do you want to see more/less of on TalkBass in the 2020s?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by roller, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. roller

    roller Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2014
    - gig reviews with photos
    - events where TB members meet up in person
    - folks helping each other

    - trolling
    - "what's the best color pickguard for my brand-new bass?" threads
    - "we've already discussed that here! / do your research!" responses

    What about you -- what do you want to see more or less of on this site over the next 10 years?
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2020
  2. Mili


    Nov 14, 2015
    -Technical stuffs for building, repairing and maintaining with details. I shielded and Shimmed my bass only with these kind of informations here and I'm very thankful.

    -Trolling, specially labeling and insulting musicians who you don't like or understand.
    -"making excuses (like small hands) for not working on techniques" threads.
    -Precision bass with Jazz neck.:meh:
    -"Flatwound strings sound like dead rounds!" Statements.
  3. Friendships.
  4. Things I don't want to see I just skip.
    Afc70, gln1955, Wasnex and 7 others like this.
  5. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    I'm hoping to curtail my online time & thus see less of everything.
    Bob_Ross, Afc70, nonohmic and 10 others like this.
  6. mike57


    Feb 12, 2009
    Our Fair City, MA
    Of the same.

    "Use the search function" responses.
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  7. lz4005


    Oct 22, 2013
    More: Using the search function before posting/replying.
    Less: People who spend more time looking at their gear than playing it.
    More: Calling people out for not knowing the difference between input and output.
    Less: Threads that could have been avoided with 30 seconds on google.
    More: Reading the date of the last post before replying.
    Less: "Can I use the strings that came on my short scale bass to tune to drop Fb?"
    Lobster11, jamro217 and Mili like this.
  8. avvie


    Oct 12, 2010
    Maui, HI
    I am sitting here listening to the first four U2 albums (because New Years Day lol) and I have decided that I will not be bashing Adam Clayton any more, and I'd like to see less of it here. I am noticing that he was much more musical than many here would have you believe.
  9. SgtHulka

    SgtHulka Inactive

    Mar 29, 2019
    Well this post certainly doesn't help that idea. I'm in support of your idea.
  10. SgtHulka

    SgtHulka Inactive

    Mar 29, 2019
    To be fair the talk bass search function is horrible. If I want to find something on TalkBass I have to go to Google and type my search term and then TalkBass after it.
    osv, Groove Doctor, gln1955 and 6 others like this.
  11. avvie


    Oct 12, 2010
    Maui, HI
    Yeah, TB search function is le dogg squeeze. Google does a much better job of finding relevant search info on TB than TB does.
  12. Ukiah Bass

    Ukiah Bass

    May 10, 2006
    Would be nice to have a way for threads to be automatically presented for specified topics. Better yet, a TalkBass AI should tell me what I need to know.
    J_Bass likes this.
  13. More:

    Absolutely hilarious first post replies on ridiculous thread topics.


    Constant kerfuffling about which power supplies to use in the effects forum.
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  14. Tazziedevil


    Apr 2, 2019
    More: celebrating each others successes, whatever they may be
    less: Snarkiness and answering questions using their own opinions, then their opinions are irrelevant to the question being asked*

    (Question): "What Jazz Bass should I buy?"
    (Answer): "Why do you want a jazz bass? You should get a Stingray instead", etc.
    osv, TideSwing, ak56 and 3 others like this.
  15. Tazziedevil


    Apr 2, 2019
    Also: A mobile friendly site or an app!
    tommyeadg likes this.
  16. rylie


    Sep 25, 2017
    somewhere stable
    less this
    more that
  17. SgtHulka

    SgtHulka Inactive

    Mar 29, 2019
    The mobile site is awesome for me.

    They used to have an app but they got rid of it for security concerns
    GregC likes this.
  18. More- "I love (whatever)"

    Less- "I hate (whatever)"
  19. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru..........

    Apr 11, 2006
    Out there!
    More, or less, of? ;)

    More: tolerance of humor, the world could really use it.
    osv, kjp360, ajkula66 and 3 others like this.
  20. Topkat13

    Topkat13 Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Less B.S.
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