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The Ten Commandments of Bass ...

Post by NZRS-Dave » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:12 pm

Sure you have all seen this ... but thought it might give you a smile ...

The Ten Commandments of Bass....
#1 "Thou shalt not *BANNED* up the groove. *BANNED* up the notes if thou must, but not the groove."
#2 "Thou shalt not lust after thy guitar player's part. He keepeth the fun, thou keepeth the groove."
#3 "Be thou not swayed by a drummer with crappy time, for thou art the keeper of the beat."
#4 "Be thou not led into temptation before the gig. After is cool."
#5 "Thou pusheth thy luck with five strings, six is a mortal sin, for thou hast no business in the upper register"
#6 "Thou shalt not thump with thy thumb, nor honk with a pick when thy fingers are the way of truth."
#7 "Thou shalt not fear whole notes, for they can be the way and the light."
#8 "Thou shalt leave the fancy *BANNED* to thy bandmates, so they might wrestle with their own bad taste."
#9 "Thou shalt change thy strings at least once per decade, whether they need it or not."
#10 "Thou shalt tune thy bass before each and every gig, even though it was in tune when last thou put it away"

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Re: The Ten Commandments of Bass ...

Post by pins » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:47 pm

Nice :lol:

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Re: The Ten Commandments of Bass ...

Post by NZRS-Dave » Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:34 pm

Interesting that a former staff member said that number 6 is wrong. A 6 string is two lower strings. A B and an F# ... but I've always thought that 6 strings were a low B and a high C.

The ones we have in stock certainly are.

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Re: The Ten Commandments of Bass ...

Post by joppo » Sat Aug 01, 2015 12:34 pm

Segway on a zombie thread...

A woman is charged with beating her bass-player husband to death with his basses. She appears before the judge, and after pleading guilty to the charge, the judge asks her, "First offender?". She replies, "No, first I used one of his hollowbody basses. When that broke, I grabbed a Fender!" :roll:

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Re: The Ten Commandments of Bass ...

Post by beagle » Fri Aug 28, 2015 8:20 am

he he.... I'll give you a slow clap for that one bud :-)
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Post by john » Fri Aug 28, 2015 11:13 pm

:like:

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Re: The Ten Commandments of Bass ...

Post by joppo » Sat Aug 29, 2015 6:43 pm

Sorry guys - Dad joke!

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