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Unread 01-13-2005, 01:42 AM   #46
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I can't reply to this thread, I am 42! everyone else is 17,19,15,13 makes me feel like an old man
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I'm almost 21


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Unread 01-13-2005, 03:17 PM   #47
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Age:15

Years Playing: 3

Current Guitar: Ibanez GSR 200

Amp: Crate BX-15

Effects: a Boss Distortion petal.

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: Um, that's a good question.

What Song Was It: Some AC/DC song.

Funnest Song To Play: Hotel California by The Eagles

How Many Songs Have You Written: don't write, I just play.

Do You Play In A Band: I played in the praise and worship band last year at the Christian School I attended.

How Many Songs Can You Play: Um, by heart, or whatever is placed in front of me?

Can You Sing And Play: Yes, I can.

Gauge Of Strings You Play: Whatever Ibanez put on them three years ago. I know, I need new strings.

Gauge Of Picks You Like: Always play with my fingers, but if ever use a pick, it's a Fender Extra Heavy

Dream Bass: Um, I'd say probably a 5 string Fender, but who knows.

Your Style: Classic Rock, Southern Gospel, Praise and Worship

Biggest Influence: My dad and Vic Wooten.
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Unread 01-13-2005, 09:20 PM   #48
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Name: Brandon

Age:16
Years Playing: 1+
Current Guitar: Squier P
Amp: Ashdown Electric Blue 180-15
Effects: nope
Longest It Took You Learn A Song: too long
What Song Was It: I forgot
Funnest Song To Play: I like Sic transit gloria...glory fades by Brand New
How Many Songs Have You Written: don't write, I just play.(ditto)
Do You Play In A Band: not yet...
How Many Songs Can You Play: more every day
Can You Sing And Play: I wish
Gauge Of Strings You Play: .45-100 medium lights
Gauge Of Picks You Like: medium of heavy(when I use picks)
Dream Bass: Ernieball Bongo
Your Style: All things rock! mostly punk tho
Biggest Influence: well I started on mxpx, so I guess that would be it
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Unread 01-13-2005, 09:32 PM   #49
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Name: Spottyboy

Age: 16

Years Playing: A year and a half

Current Guitar: Squier Affinity P-bass

Amp: Rogue RB50 50 watt combo(Soon to be a Fender Rumble 100)

Effects: Arion bass distortion (LOL)

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: 2 days maybe?

What Song Was It: Get your riot gear by FIF

Funnest Song To Play: Death of Seasons by AFI

How Many Songs Have You Written: Not many, I'm not a very creative person

Do You Play In A Band: Yes, Fintan's Tree

How Many Songs Can You Play: Who knows

Can You Sing And Play: Sometimes

Gauge Of Strings You Play: 45-105 Fenders

Gauge Of Picks You Like: Dunlop Gator grip 1.5

Dream Bass: Vintage Fender Presicion

Your Style: Whatever I feel like

Biggest Influence: Hunter from AFI
Man, I couldnt help but notice how similar my answers are to yours. Age, time playing, bass, and I ALMOST got a rumble 100...but went with something different instead. I'm not creative either, lol. And strangely enough, I also identify most with John Paul Jones.
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Unread 01-13-2005, 10:04 PM   #50
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Name: Ryan

Age: 15

Years playing: 1 and some odd months

Current Bass: Rogue LX200BL left-handed 4-string

Amp: Behringer Ultrabass BX300 for practice, and a 800-watt peavey amp and two 500-watt peavey speakers for gigs

Effects: Shape filter on the Behringer; echos, reverb, gated reverb, panning, reverb and echos, and spatial panning on the peavey

Longest it took to learn a song: I dont know, I just play by ear and by tabs... not that hard.

What was it: n/a

Funnest song to play: I have alot that i cant seem to choose from

How many songs have you written: I written tons of lyrics, but no complete songs

Do you play in a band: not at the moment

How many songs can you play: Too many to count

Can you sing and play: not usually at the same time, i can play, and i can sing, but i cant seem to do both

Gauge of strings you play with: Regular Light gauge, .045-.100

Gauge of picks you like to play with: i usually play with my fingers but i rarely play with an .88 pick

Dream Bass: never really thought about that, just happy with what i got

Your style: alt. rock, and christian alt. rock, and worship

Biggest influence: I havent really thought about that either
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Unread 01-14-2005, 11:29 AM   #51
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Name: Nathan

Age:13

Years Playing: one year

Current Guitar: Ibanez 5-string Active X

Amp: Crappy Ibanez 20 watts. Speakers almost blown...

Effects: None yet

Longest It Took You to Learn A Song:Not more than an hour

What Song Was It: None take me long

Funnest Song To Play: Probably... gosh hard I like Higher Ground

How Many Songs Have You Written: Like 3

Do You Play In A Band: The Praise Band at church and My own

How Many Songs Can You Play: A lot

Can You Sing And Play: yeah

Gauge Of Strings You Play: I still have the ones on my bass.. dunno.

Gauge Of Picks You Like: Fingers.

Dream Bass: I like mine for now... but Jon Coopers!

Your Style: Oldies, Punk Rock, Heavy Metal

Biggest Influence: My dad, and Jon Cooper.
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Unread 01-20-2005, 07:01 PM   #52
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Man, I couldnt help but notice how similar my answers are to yours. Age, time playing, bass, and I ALMOST got a rumble 100...but went with something different instead. I'm not creative either, lol. And strangely enough, I also identify most with John Paul Jones.

It's a small world after all.
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Unread 01-20-2005, 07:24 PM   #53
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Name: Joshua
Age:17
Years Playing: 1 year and a month
Current Bass: Austin Left Handed
Amp: Hartke B-600
Effects: none yet
Longest It Took You Learn A Song: about 3 days
What Song Was It: This is Your Life; Switchfoot
Funnest Song To Play: Failure to Excommunicate; Reliant K
How Many Songs Have You Written: part of one with a friend
Do You Play In A Band: yes ( Innermission )
How Many Songs Can You Play: about 100
Can You Sing And Play: yes
Gauge Of Strings You Play: dont know they are Fatties
Gauge Of Picks You Like: i use fingers
Dream Bass: Musicman
Your Style: Rock/ P&W
Biggest Influence: Third Day, and Switchfoot
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Unread 01-23-2005, 11:01 AM   #54
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Name: "cRaSh" aka Stacie

Age:24

Years Playing: On/Off 8 years, steady for almost 1 year

Current Guitar: Jay Turser "Beatle Bass" & Gretsch Electromatic Jet

Amp: Crate BX 25 (practice only)

Effects: None

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: approx. 1 hour

What Song Was It: We Want to See Jesus Lifted High

Funnest Song To Play: Breathe

How Many Songs Have You Written: None

Do You Play In A Band: Church's Praise Band

How Many Songs Can You Play: A BUNCH

Can You Sing And Play: A little, but I'm not much of a singer

Gauge Of Picks You Like: No pick

Dream Bass: Gretsch Broadcaster bass

Your Style: Contemporary Christian

Biggest Influence: Paul McCartney
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Unread 01-23-2005, 10:06 PM   #55
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Location: Canada
Posts: 7
Name: Dan

Age:17

Years Playing: Bass, a couple months (but have been playing music for years)

Current Bass: Washburn XB125

Amp: Behringer something (it's not mine... still need to get my own)

Effects: None yet

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: about an hour

What Song Was It: Hollywood by P.O.D.

Funnest Song To Play: Let's Get Retarded by Black Eyed Peas

How Many Songs Have You Written: about 6 complete ones... i got about 20 other songs worth in incomplete basslines.

Do You Play In A Band: Yes (Idle Chimp)

How Many Songs Can You Play: i seem to learn about 2 or 3 new songs everyday so... i dunno, alot.

Can You Sing And Play: Yes (i only sang for my band until we gave up looking for bass playes so i took over)

Gauge Of Strings You Play: Whatever came with my bass

Gauge Of Picks You Like: only use the fingers.

Dream Bass: I'm more than happy with the one i got... although it would be nice to have a 24 fretter rather than a 21... but that's about it.

Your Style: Metal, Funk, anything that makes my musical mouth water

Biggest Influence: Traa from P.O.D., but there are a million others.
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Unread 01-24-2005, 07:52 PM   #56
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Age:16

Years Playing: 2 years and some change

Current Guitar: Samick something bass (Les paul knock off elec. guitar)

Amp: Crate BT50

Effects: Digitech bass distortion

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: still working on one

What Song Was It: Maxwell Murders (mainly the solo) - Rancid

Funnest Song To Play: My own stuff i wrote. Or greenday, either or
How Many Songs Have You Written: For bass, not many, maybe 5

Do You Play In A Band: Exit 96 (check us out at purevolume)

How Many Songs Can You Play: As many as i see

Can You Sing And Play: i don't sing well, but i can do it while i play! I screamed and played for one of my bands songs

Gauge Of Strings You Play: 45-105 GHS

Gauge Of Picks You Like: usually my fingers, but i prefer gator grip 1mm

Dream Bass: Musicman SUB 5 (just 4 more months!!!)

Your Style: punk, poppunk, ska, rock....anything anybody plays

Biggest Influence: Mike Herrera (mxpx), Mike Dirnt (Greenday) matt freeman (rancid) Im not really influenced, i just like them.
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