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Forum: The Pit 06-01-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,185
Posted By mjones1992
Clearly you haven't read very much into this...

Clearly you haven't read very much into this beyond the general leftist rhetoric. The CO2 we emit makes up about 3.6% of the total carbon emitted per year and it's not even the CO2 we need to worry...
Forum: The Pit 06-01-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,185
Posted By mjones1992
I think the problem is more how hard the...

I think the problem is more how hard the left-wingers hit it a few years ago. They went full alarmist and made ridiculous predictions that didn't come true (I'm looking at you Al Gore!) and now more...
Forum: The Pit 05-20-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 3,873
Posted By mjones1992
I met one while I was there. He owned a fancy...

I met one while I was there. He owned a fancy restaurant that no one ever went to that he just kept running for fun. There are definitely people with money there, but if you needed a look at what...
Forum: The Pit 05-20-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 3,873
Posted By mjones1992
Anything probably would have been better than...

Anything probably would have been better than living in Paterson...
Forum: The Pit 05-20-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 3,873
Posted By mjones1992
Eh. It's probably good for now, but really it's...

Eh. It's probably good for now, but really it's just like a shitty Band-Aid with dirty adhesive. Just like every other time, inflation will rear it's ugly head and they'll be in the same predicament...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-19-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By mjones1992
No worries! Everyone struggles with rhythm at...

No worries! Everyone struggles with rhythm at some point. At least you're admitting it rather than carrying on for years and years with bad rhythm! :)

teoria.com has some ear trainers for rhythm....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By mjones1992
Absolutely. They already have grown. 'boutique'...

Absolutely. They already have grown. 'boutique' pedals is a more niche market to begin with, but just look at Earthquaker Devices. They're now sold at Guitar Center! So long as there are people...
Forum: The Pit 05-17-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,477
Posted By mjones1992
Yeah, I had 5 that I can recall. All men. 2...

Yeah, I had 5 that I can recall. All men. 2 Health teachers, a Phys Ed teacher, a Math teacher, and an English teacher. A few school nurses along the way too. Then again, I grew up in an area that...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-13-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,335
Posted By mjones1992
I think this was the moment where I really 'got...

I think this was the moment where I really 'got it'. In one of the books I read, a part of it recommended to play two chord progressions (I-IV-V and i-iv-v) and to play the scales of each mode over...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 05-13-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By mjones1992
Well, it depends. If you're selling it by...

Well, it depends.

If you're selling it by yourself (i.e. not to a store), it could raise the value, but that depends on how you market it. You'd get more selling it yourself either way, really. The...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-13-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 788
Posted By mjones1992
I play an extremely light gauge string set and I...

I play an extremely light gauge string set and I haven't broken a string in ages. Then again, I'm very light with the guitar. I also learned to string the guitar 'correctly' (proper length plus bends...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-12-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,335
Posted By mjones1992
I had trouble with theory at the outset, but I...

I had trouble with theory at the outset, but I think it wasn't the material so much as coming from it as a self-taught guitar player.

As a self-taught player, tabs, fret numbers, shapes, etc were...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-12-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By mjones1992
If it's initially at the correct pitch (and is at...

If it's initially at the correct pitch (and is at the correct pitch at the 12th fret) but then falls out of tune, it's not an intonation problem so much as a string gauge problem. If you were to play...
Forum: The Pit 05-05-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,246
Posted By mjones1992
- Tonewood on an electric guitar - It just...

- Tonewood on an electric guitar - It just doesn't effect tone on any electric guitar unless it's designed to. No guitar you buy at the store is built this way. It's snake oil. Deal with it. The...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By mjones1992
That's a pretty good deal. You should go for it....

That's a pretty good deal. You should go for it. It'll definitely work with 12v
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-02-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By mjones1992
Well, most 9v pedals can take 12v. They usually...

Well, most 9v pedals can take 12v. They usually use components rated for 18v (or 16v on some occasions), however running them at 18v can be dangerous because you may get a spike that can cook...
Forum: The Pit 05-01-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,374
Posted By mjones1992
I quit about 4 months ago. It's a pretty dumb...

I quit about 4 months ago. It's a pretty dumb thing no matter what if you make it a habit and don't recognize it as a bad one for your health, but I don't think someone is stupid if they smoke. In...
Forum: The Pit 04-24-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By mjones1992
146 Edit: Why in the **** do you have so many...

146

Edit: Why in the **** do you have so many locks? What's the point? Are you trying to be Sherlock Holmes?
Forum: Musician Talk 04-12-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By mjones1992
I liked it :) It surprised me. In the beginning...

I liked it :)

It surprised me. In the beginning of the track I was kinda like: "WTF is this?" And then a few seconds later it got groovy in a direction I wasn't expecting. I like that. Keep up the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-12-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 689
Posted By mjones1992
I have a Zoom MS-50G sitting in my closet. It's...

I have a Zoom MS-50G sitting in my closet. It's not the best multiFX ever, but I find that it's good to have one on hand, especially if you're playing in cover bands. I don't use reverb/delay/pitch...
Forum: The Pit 04-12-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,996
Posted By mjones1992
I once watched a thing where a guy was going on...

I once watched a thing where a guy was going on about how videogames are the last unfettered competitive outlet there really is nowadays which is why they've surged in popularity and why more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-11-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By mjones1992
Coming from a guitar player that probably relies...

Coming from a guitar player that probably relies a little too much (at times) on improvising through shit:

About 95% of our improvising isn't improvising. It's ideas/licks/scales we've familiarized...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-10-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By mjones1992
It does nothing to the tone or playability of the...

It does nothing to the tone or playability of the instrument. It may have some effect on the tension, but I think usually it's done like that depending on where the grounding wire is on the trem claw...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-10-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By mjones1992
I would figure out what pickups the bands you...

I would figure out what pickups the bands you like use. "Hard Rock" is kinda broad.

If they're using humbuckers, or that's something you want to try using, you can try to find some stacked...
Forum: The Pit 03-20-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 991
Posted By mjones1992
Good art makes people feel something or think...

Good art makes people feel something or think about something. Rhyming happens to be a very effective way of creating tension and releasing it, which is the essential ingredient in all art.

I...
Forum: The Pit 03-18-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 734
Posted By mjones1992
Was looking for a crybaby for cheap a few weeks...

Was looking for a crybaby for cheap a few weeks ago so I can gut it and put a custom circuit in it and add a bunch of bells and whistles.

Decided to pull up craigslist and found one for $15. They...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-15-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By mjones1992
Going off the Greenback comment, I was doing a...

Going off the Greenback comment, I was doing a little research into it about a year ago (never pulled the trigger), but apparently the newer greenbacks (Celestion) aren't nearly as good as the old...
Forum: The Pit 03-14-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By mjones1992
We build an ASI (artificial super intelligence)...

We build an ASI (artificial super intelligence) and hope to god (at this point, the ASI will be god) it doesn't smite our asses. Money becomes obsolete. Current social/political/economic structures...
Forum: The Pit 03-07-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,484
Posted By mjones1992
You're nitpicking. I highly doubt a single...

You're nitpicking. I highly doubt a single movement you come across over the course of your entire life is going to be focused exactly to where you want it to be focused and is going to fix all the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-03-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By mjones1992
I don't know how you have your dirt set up or...

I don't know how you have your dirt set up or what sound you're going for, but I use 1 dirt pedal mostly and use the volume on my guitar to go from clean -> slight OD -> fuzzy goodness -> leads.

You...
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