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why i hate and love bass

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by benjamintowle, Jun 26, 2001.

  1. benjamintowle

    benjamintowle Guest

    Apr 3, 2001
    usa tewksbury mass
    these are the reason why i love be ing a bass player the fit for love and hate

    \no fame its all ways the singer
    no chics all over you

    theres others just name them
  2. no chicks ?

    Hmm.. you've never played a bass-solo-serenade ? chicks love it.
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    No chicks?

    Trust me, if you think you're not getting chicks because you're a bass player, it's not because you're a bass player.

    (and it's not your haircut, either, right lump?)
  4. 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
    If you want to get chix, you have to play fretless. Sorry, Jeff.
  5. lump


    Jan 17, 2000
    St. Neots, UK
    No way. For the record, chicks dig me. :D
  6. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    Have you read some of the bass player jokes:

    "How many bassists does it take to change a lightbulb? One, but nobody notices."

    Jokes like these are funny because they're true -- they're TRUE!
  7. TheFrizzleFry

    TheFrizzleFry Guest

    Nov 21, 2000
    Stinktown, Pa, USA
    I'd notice if Les Claypool or Geddy Lee were changing a lightbulb. Well actually, all bass players pay attention to a bands bass player. I think it's so they can say, "Ha, that guys got nothing on me," or "I could do that but I don't want to".
  8. BillyBishop


    Feb 7, 2001
    Hehehe I get all the chicks because the other guys in my band are but ugly.
  9. BigJH


    Jan 20, 2001
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    i stick out like a sore thumb in crowds so naturally I get all the chicks hitting on me. But do I notice the signals? NO !! But it's the thought that counts.
  10. Zirc


    May 13, 2001
    Los Angeles
    Maybe it's because you aren't good looking.
  11. And if its a 5er, well.....

    I need a cigarette.
  12. I've notcied the thing about singers too. They get all the credit and all the attention but what they do is the easiest thing in the whole band. Anyone can sing
  13. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham

    Feb 13, 2000
    Just let the ladies sit on your cab(s) and they will dig you.
  14. Need some help identifying the signals?
    This might help a wee bit... :p
  15. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    As far as getting chicks go, all they do is compare the length of the guitarist's neck to...Oh, I'm married anyway. I got more chicks when I used to shave my head and wear a high and tight. I prefer to get beer over chicks at this point in my life. My daughter is my only groupie.
  16. *ToNeS*


    Jan 12, 2001
    Sydney AU
    damn, man ! :confused: toto, we're back in kansas ...
  17. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    Well, she's only 14 months old and her favorite past-time is to rearrange my CD collection and dance around the room while I practice. She doesn't show at gigs though; she has to get up too early to stay out with dad. :cool:
  18. Hey Ben,

    You'ev managed to get on the internet and even to talkbass.com, so there's gotta be a "." somewhere on that keyboard of yours. Send me $8 for my accelerated "Punctuation and Me" program. ;)
  19. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    ben - The Pacman couldn't be more right. Jeez, after my first gig, a school talent show in 8th grade, the first girl back into the classroom asked me if I liked her. She had never given me the time of day before that.

    From that point on, the rest is history. :D

    What are you wearing onstage mah man? Clothes make the man, sad but often true. You're not dressing like that goof Beastie on "Bands on the Run" are you? That guy dresses for the stage like he's going to get a new muffler, not playing for an audience.

    And when you're onstage, do you project some personality? Smile, frown, grit your teeth, do something. Just don't look like your waiting for the bus.
  20. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson SUSPENDED Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Maybe not...he may have the new "Stream of Conciousness" ergo-neuro keyboard from Microsoft.

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