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Who is the oldest TB'er?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Stinsok, May 27, 2004.

  1. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    How old are you, what kind of music do you play,how often do you gig? I am 40, I play mostly cover music and gig a couple of times a month. You?
  2. fastplant


    Sep 26, 2002
    I have to say , this is one of the few forums where every age group is represented. I enjoy that, I'm 26 and am pretty much the oldest on most forums I go on. I like the fact that we can actually learn from those with more experience here.
  3. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    not too old, but starting to feel it.

    I'm 36 and a bassist since I was 12.

    current acoustic rock/ bass duo is growing (just brought in a guitarist and we are auditioning a percussionist tonight)


    and my solo stuff with me on bass (and sometimes guitar) with programmed drums

    Secret Echo Helm of Sorrows
    Movin' to it

    :bassist: just having fun and staying sane
  4. Isn't Boplicity pretty experienced in life?
  5. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    I just turned 13 in February ... :cool:

    and have been playing bass since 5.

    I have retired from gigging now...
  6. Thor, are you familiar with "The Pirates of Pensense"? (or however it's spelled)
  7. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    It's gotta be Thor. If memory serves, he arrived in America after hitching a ride on Leif Erickson's boat.
  8. Ty McNeely

    Ty McNeely

    Mar 27, 2000

    I don't have a "rolling on the floor laughing" smiley to use.
  9. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay

    Not me.
  10. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Bruce Linfield. He may not be the oldest, but he sure sounds like it! :D
  11. Boplicity

    Boplicity Supporting Member

    Good call, Davy-O. I am sixty, but I think there are one or two here a few years older than I am. I no longer gig. Often I think, well, maybe I'll try to get into a band that just jams informally on weekends or something, but so far I haven't tried. It is kind of fun to be a "retired" bass player and just come to Talkbass as kind of a mentor...if you will.
  12. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002

    It's great to have you here
  13. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Isn't Munji older than dirt?
  14. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    52... do I win?[​IMG]
  15. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Yes, but not as old as Bop.
  16. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    I thought they shared a birthday

  17. At 55, I'm one of the seniors of the group, but there are a few older than I am. I play with a couple of church groups 2-3 times every week and, occasionally, jam with a few friends for the fun of it and for practice.
  18. Danksalot


    Apr 9, 2003
    Dallas, Texas, USA
    Endorsing Artist: SIT Strings
    Interestingly enough, if Adam and Eve were three days older, they actually would be older than dirt! :eek:

    Oh yeah, I'm 24.
  19. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    PKR2 tells me off and scolds me, like an "aged parent" - but there are many more older than me on the DB side and who have reached retirement age but keep playing!! ;)
  20. I'm 11 and I play the Seinfeld theme.