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#2166176 - 02/19/10 07:15 AM Donít Piss Off the Bass Player!
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Not to make light, but I just found this on the newsÖ..


"Investigators are trying to determine whether Andrew Joseph Stack, the man identified by authorities as the pilot of the plane, is the same person as "Joe Stack," the name signed to the online rant that warns, "Desperate times call for desperate measures."


Edited by tonysounds (02/19/10 07:16 AM)
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#2166204 - 02/19/10 08:06 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Tonysounds]
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As a keyboardist who is also a bassist - I approve of the topic of this post!
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#2166206 - 02/19/10 08:07 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: MoodyBluesKeys]
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Well, better to be pissed off than . . . . well, you know the rest!
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#2166253 - 02/19/10 09:44 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Meisenhower]
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Y'know? This forum, and the bass players that sneak over here and post in it (you know who you are), wink are the first things I thought about when I saw that picture of that ashbowl and his bass guitar.

Excuse me. I probably should have said butt-head. I was looking for something more appropriate.

For crying out loud. Once again it's the silent types - those folks who you had no clue were so messed up - that do these sort of things.

I always wondered about software engineers. laugh



Edited by ITGITC? (02/19/10 05:20 PM)
Edit Reason: family forum and all...
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#2166265 - 02/19/10 10:08 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: ITGITC?]
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So when the bass player starts making references to his "Manifesto", it's time to steer clear.

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Of course, firing him is only going to put you on his list.
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#2166269 - 02/19/10 10:21 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: misterdregs]
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Here is more reason to get those LH bass chops up. There are plenty small synths available nowadays. No excuse. laugh cool
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#2166318 - 02/19/10 12:44 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: ProfD]
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You are all on my list...
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#2166322 - 02/19/10 12:49 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Bottom End]
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That's a heck of a way to quit the band.
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#2166382 - 02/19/10 05:22 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: David Loving]
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Originally Posted By: daviel
That's a heck of a way to quit the band.


Indubitably.

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#2166385 - 02/19/10 05:38 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: ITGITC?]
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Originally Posted By: ITGITC?

Originally Posted By: daviel
That's a heck of a way to quit the band.


Indubitably.

snax



...but not the best way to send in your tax return. freak
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#2166388 - 02/19/10 06:03 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Sven Golly]
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The guy I saw on fox News played Keyboards, He was the Pilot, looked like an organ clone on top in the video.

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#2166402 - 02/19/10 07:52 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: ITGITC?]
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Originally Posted By: ITGITC?
I always wondered about software engineers. laugh




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#2166431 - 02/19/10 11:27 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: MidLifeCrisisģ]
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As a bassist who is also a keyboardist - I approve of the topic of this post!

I have no idea what it's about though. I haven't had time to check news this week. My housemate said there were three separate plane crashes. One really shouldn't fly a plane and play bass at the same time! There's something, uh, fundamentally wrong with that!
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#2166452 - 02/20/10 06:20 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Mark Schmieder]
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That's the advantage of having the keyboard player cover the bass parts with his left hand - its hard to fly a plane with just your left hand.

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#2166454 - 02/20/10 06:29 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Byrdman]
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I saw these images on TV the other night and noticed the sign behind him.

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#2166490 - 02/20/10 09:31 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Joe Muscara]
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The picture is clear but the sign is not:what's it say?
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#2166496 - 02/20/10 09:40 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Tonysounds]
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Hippies use the back [or side] door? That's my guess - and another, I guess I am their back door man. This guy hisses me off. I have had my problems with the IRS, like a lot of people. He needed to just "man-up." Some people just have to get their own way or else. He reminds me of a saying we use in 'recovery': "I'll show them! I'll f--K me!".
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#2166531 - 02/20/10 11:55 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: ITGITC?]
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Originally Posted By: ITGITC?
Y'know? This forum, and the bass players that sneak over here and post in it (you know who you are), wink are the first things I thought about when I saw that picture of that ashbowl and his bass guitar.

Excuse me. I probably should have said butt-head. I was looking for something more appropriate.

For crying out loud. Once again it's the silent types - those folks who you had no clue were so messed up - that do these sort of things.

I always wondered about software engineers. laugh



Holy $&*#, I'm a keyboard player, AND a bass player AND a software engineer!! taz I never realized how unstable I am - I'm scared... grin
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#2166537 - 02/20/10 12:58 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: kad]
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You're not a pilot are ya?
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#2166543 - 02/20/10 01:43 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: David Loving]
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I'm in the same category as kad.

I'm not a pilot, but my past two housemates are, my mom's first cousin, my long-deceased grandfather, and too many people who come in and out of the apartment for me to keep track of them all.

None of those pilots were also bassists, keyboardists, and/or software engineers. Perhaps THAT's the lethal combination?
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#2166591 - 02/20/10 06:10 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Mark Schmieder]
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Originally Posted By: Mark Schmieder
None of those pilots were also bassists, keyboardists, and/or software engineers. Perhaps THAT's the lethal combination?


Eureka! I just had an epiphany! idea

I just realized what I'm going to be this Halloween...

A bass playing pilot software engineer keyboard player wannabe! laugh

Pretty scary, right? evil
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#2166599 - 02/20/10 06:50 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: ITGITC?]
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The weirdest pilot episode was in my neighbourhood (which is adjacent a popular regional airport) last year.

This guy was low-flying regularly, near the take-off and landing paths, and it was giving us all a fright. Turned out the guy's ex-girlfriend called the cops on the guy because he was stalking her after the break-up... by airplane! he kept buzzing her house.

Wouldn't you think someone who trains to be a pilot and puts the money into that and a private plane, would have it more together?

It's kind of like something out of Hitchcock...
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#2166646 - 02/21/10 06:00 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: ITGITC?]
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Originally Posted By: ITGITC?
Originally Posted By: Mark Schmieder
None of those pilots were also bassists, keyboardists, and/or software engineers. Perhaps THAT's the lethal combination?


Eureka! I just had an epiphany! idea

I just realized what I'm going to be this Halloween...

A bass playing pilot software engineer keyboard player wannabe! laugh

Pretty scary, right? evil



Tom, you have my permission to be me for Halloween; that is, if I can be you. wave

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#2166653 - 02/21/10 07:15 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Steve Force]
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Tom, you have my permission to be me for Halloween; that is, if I can be you. wave

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NO.

Think of all the children who would be permanently damaged by the fright. evil laugh
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#2166721 - 02/21/10 02:29 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Tonysounds]
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Originally Posted By: tonysounds
The picture is clear but the sign is not:what's it say?
Yeah, daviel is right - "Hippies Use Side Door" A sign you would not be surprised to see in Austin!
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#2167049 - 02/22/10 02:41 PM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Joe Muscara]
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Yeah, "Hippies Use Back Door" could have other connotations...
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#2167177 - 02/23/10 06:57 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Joe Muscara]
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Originally Posted By: Joe Muscara
"Hippies Use Side Door" A sign you would not be surprised to see in Austin!


I'm surprised to hear you say that. I visited Austin for the first time over Thanksgiving last year and was surprised at how tolerant the vibe was for Texas. It reminded me more of Breckenridge or Berkeley than Dallas or Houston.
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#2167239 - 02/23/10 10:51 AM Re: Donít Piss Off the Bass Player! [Re: Wastrel]
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I'm surprised to hear you say that. I visited Austin for the first time over Thanksgiving last year and was surprised at how tolerant the vibe was for Texas. It reminded me more of Breckenridge or Berkeley than Dallas or Houston.
I'm not saying that Austin is intolerant, far from it. It's clearly the most liberal city in the state. I'm just saying that there are a lot of hippies in Austin and it's just kind of a joke there. smile

P.S. Houston has its hip, tolerant areas in town. You just have to know where they are. Hint, they are not in the sprawling suburbs.
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