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geetarmanic
12-24-2007, 10:00 AM
I thought it might be interesting to see what sentences members here use (or have used in the past) to remember the names of the guitar strings... i dare say this has been discussed before.

For me, starting with the high E i use:

Every Beautiful Guitar Deserves Amps Everyday

Or, starting from the low E:

Every Amp Deserves Guitars/Basses Everyday

... keep sharing.

Green_Jelly
12-24-2007, 10:07 AM
Well in Dutch you can say: "Een Aap Die Geen Banaan Eet", which means "a monkey that doesn't eat bananas".

Grigor
12-24-2007, 10:08 AM
I'm a bass player so...

E A D G

Kind of like edge but its not. Thats how i remember it.

Or...

B E A D G

Kind of like beegee but its not...

Kind of dumb but i cant seem to remember the acronyms for music staffs either.

steven seagull
12-24-2007, 10:09 AM
Eee Ay Dee Jee Bee Eee
It's not exactly the hardest thing in the world to remember...

[Edit]hmm....evidently it IS :p:

Vampire 255
12-24-2007, 10:09 AM
from low E

Every
Alsation (i donn think i spelt it right its a type of dog)
Dog
Grows
Big
Ears

Green RATM Day
12-24-2007, 10:09 AM
For guitar:
Every Bad Girl Deserves An Eggplant....thats what I use :)

BuryMeInBliss
12-24-2007, 10:09 AM
i actually learn them, so E A D G B E

woodsballplayer
12-24-2007, 10:10 AM
Back when I was wee little;

Eddie ate dynamite good bye Eddie. lol

bass wizard
12-24-2007, 10:10 AM
For guitar:

Eat Apples Daily Grow Big Ears my guitar teacher told it me when i was about 9, im 14 now and it still sticks in my mind :cool:

Kingyem0c0re
12-24-2007, 10:16 AM
Eric And Dave's Guitars Beat Everyone.

I read that on this site somewhere.

Zero_Mike
12-24-2007, 10:24 AM
Every Boy Gets Dinner At Eight.

Still need one for C-Standard though...

ibanez_rocker
12-24-2007, 10:27 AM
EBGDAE....


I dont really use a acronym

Demonikk
12-24-2007, 10:29 AM
****s Grow Cannabis For A Date

Fama
12-24-2007, 10:30 AM
EBGDAE....


I dont really use a acronym

Kinda like that for me, except

i actually learn them, so E A D G B E


More like that. I just remember them, E A D G B E, kinda like how I learned Pi, 3.1415926535897932384626433 (except that I remember it mostly in segments of 3).

(sorry, just had to show off, not like it's anything special tho ;) )

VIRUSDETECTED
12-24-2007, 10:39 AM
Just kept saying EADGBE over and over again.

geetarmanic
12-24-2007, 10:59 AM
Just kept saying EADGBE over and over again.

That's the point... i didn't have to! ;)

Anyway, i've memorised the string names (helped to begin with by using an acronym). I was interested to read what acronyms others used. Memory aids have their place i guess - some people need them, some don't.

MakeItWitChu
12-24-2007, 11:25 AM
Eddie Ate Dynamite, Good Bye Eddie:d

Malarkatron
12-24-2007, 01:51 PM
I just learned them. I don't usually like acronyms. Takes me a while to remember since my mind is not all there sometimes. :D

symba05
12-24-2007, 01:53 PM
Every Acid Dealer Gets Busted Eventually

LOL XD

Tallman
12-24-2007, 02:00 PM
I learnt them.

Honestly, is it so hard to remember 6 letters?

sharpiemarker
12-24-2007, 02:10 PM
Back when I was wee little;

Eddie ate dynamite good bye Eddie. lol

that's the one i learned!

symba05
12-24-2007, 03:35 PM
I learnt them.

Honestly, is it so hard to remember 6 letters?

actually its only 5

johndorian
12-24-2007, 05:20 PM
easter bunny gets drunk after easter

AznElliot518
12-24-2007, 05:51 PM
Yea I just learnt them too. It comes naturally, I didn't really try too much....

Try playing an open string (randomly, without looking) and guessing what note it is. Thats funner I think..

mattreid222
12-24-2007, 06:23 PM
Eee Ay Dee Jee Bee Ay

It's not exactly the hardest thing in the world to remember...

whats that tuning called?

M.O.P
12-24-2007, 06:49 PM
I learnt this at school.
Easter
Bunnies
Get
Drunk
At
Easter
Yes i know its flipped the other way around
But my teacher said that its better because when i started reading tabs i got very confused

steven seagull
12-24-2007, 06:50 PM
whats that tuning called?
oh ffs...that's twice I've done that :p:

mattreid222
12-24-2007, 07:34 PM
oh ffs...that's twice I've done that :p:

:p: i had to read through it about 5 times before i realised what was wrong

dingster1
12-24-2007, 07:56 PM
Elephants And Donkeys Grow Big Ears

mydogpoops
12-24-2007, 08:33 PM
Learn the E, A, and D chords, and use them in a song, with their bassnotes added. Remember that the top and bottom are the same. Remember the G and B strings, and then you have them, only 2 strings actually memorized.

h20clayton
07-26-2013, 05:44 AM
Eddie
Ate
Dynamite
Good
Bye
Eddie

--OR--

Every
Acid
Dealer
Gets
Busted
Eventually

Those are mine.

vayne92
07-26-2013, 06:01 AM
Every Acid Dealer Gets Busted Eventually

LOL XD

I use that one too haha

My Last Words
07-26-2013, 06:30 AM
This thread is 5.5 years old. Why?

amonamarthmetal
07-26-2013, 11:47 AM
Here's a good bass one,


Eat A Dick Geetarmaniac

Hudson12
07-26-2013, 12:53 PM
E A D G B E
This is how I remember hahaha

My Last Words
07-26-2013, 01:24 PM
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amonamarthmetal
07-26-2013, 03:35 PM
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I activate Mystical Space Typhoon, deactivating your Necropost.

J-E-M
07-26-2013, 07:25 PM
Every
Ass
Dump
Gets
Bigger
Everyday