#1
So I'm sitting here talking with my family, and we're listening to Flea. I said, "Damn, I wish I could play bass like Flea." My mom asked what the difference was between guitar and bass besides 4 strings. They suggested there were different notes (facepalm).

I said, "Hold on, let me ask the Pit."


So, what are the differences between guitar and bass, Pit?
#4
Guitars better thats the difference

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#5
bass is an octave lower and makes a womans clit vibrate to orgasam
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#6
the pitch of the notes peoduced, and the fact the size of the strings are different and a bass is slightly heavier than a guitar and has a slightly longer neck
#7
a bass is tuned one full octave lower than a guitar
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#8
only cool kids play bass =D
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#10
Bass is harder to master then guitar, yet bass is easier to get good at then guitar
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#11
A bass is guitar for monkeys.
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#14
The difference also lie in the one who use it during a live performance

Lead guitarist : ''OMG I can't wait for my solo to come, I'll start it now !''

Rythmic guitarist : ''Oh yeah I'm so getting drunk at the after-show

Bassist : E E E E A A A A E E E E D D D D
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#15
why is there so much hate between guitarists and bassists?

btw, i agree with Winman9999
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#16
bass<guitar

cuz you cant shred on a bass
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#17
bass is a rhythm instrument and guitar is a melody instrument. duh!!!! bass is chugga chugga and guitar is weeeh weeeh.
#18
Bigger is always, ALWAYS better.

Also, you'll be asked to be in everybody's band because guitarists are a dime-a-dozen and bassists are pure gold.

EDIT: Also, TS, this was a pretty bad thread idea since it will only result in a guitarists vs. bassits flame war.
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#19
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bass<guitar

cuz you cant shred on a bass

it's possible to shred on a bass, it's just harder
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#20
i saw a guy play classical guitar like that bass player. if your classically trained its not hard to play like that. especially very fast. and even faster than he does.
#21
i'm just sayin guitars can make panites come off, but the bass can rattle the vagina into ecstacy.
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#22
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why is there so much hate between guitarists and bassists?

btw, i agree with Winman9999

Most of it isn't serious. I know mine isn't But I think it's just ragging because so many bassists start out by being that guy who's picking up an instrument to join his buddy's band.

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#23
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None of it isn't serious. stop ruining our fun.


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#25
Bassists are cooler to hang out with... 'cause they're not such ****ing egomaniacs.
#26
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i'm just sayin guitars can make panites come off, but the bass can rattle the vagina into ecstacy.


+12.5

Also, I think that some of the hate is serious, because bassits are mad at guitarists making fun of them...

It gets annyoing fast.
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#27
Guitar you wail on the strings and get all the girls you want, Bass you "slappin da bass man" and lick peoples basses at rush concerts then love men or have a bus fall on top of you...
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#28
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Guitar you wail on the strings and get all the girls you want, Bass you "slappin da bass man" and lick peoples basses at rush concerts then love men or have a bus fall on top of you...


Look at this guy's profile picture, and ask yourself "Does he really believe what he just said about getting girls?"
#29
but why are you ignoring the deep vibrations that give women the BEST orgasam of there lives?
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#30
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This is the truest statement in this thread.
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#32
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i saw a guy play classical guitar like that bass player. if your classically trained its not hard to play like that. especially very fast. and even faster than he does.

like this!
#33
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Bass is harder to master then guitar
Not this.

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cuz you cant shred on a bass
Please explain why you can't?
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#34
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Not this.


hm...methinks you just did a looong coke line off a urinal.
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The resonant frequency of the clitoris is too low for the guitar players to take care of.


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#35
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Look at this guy's profile picture, and ask yourself "Does he really believe what he just said about getting girls?"



lolz u pwned me im not gonna lie
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#36
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lolz u pwned me im not gonna lie


All in good fun, my friend.

Seriously, though... stop being so angry with each other. As someone who plays both instruments equally, I know that neither is "better." They're very different instruments and neither takes more talent. Awesome bassists are better than shit guitarists and vice versa.

I do prefer to hang out with bassists, though... they're generally cool people.
#38
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Black people are pretty cool.


Only if they play bass.


Nevermind... let's not get racial... that has never ended well.
#39
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hm...methinks you just did a looong coke line off a urinal.
Well then you should sort your thinking out & stop thinking of people doing lines of coke off a urinal. What makes you say that it is harder to master? I'd say they're as hard as each other to master. I never anywhere in my post said that guitar is harder to master or even implied it is if that's the reason why you just wrote what you did.
#40
Quote by lkngro
+12.5

Also, I think that some of the hate is serious, because bassits are mad at guitarists making fun of them...

It gets annyoing fast.



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Not really. It's just a weird epiphany.

On topic, I started out as a bassist, played for like 3 years, got bored with it, and took a guitar class at school. Every now and then, I like to play bass for fun, but playing guitar is where I really started taking an interest in technicality. Which is not to say that bassists can't be technical. I mean, look at Necrophagist, Obscura, etc. Their bassists are amazing. I just like playing guitar more.
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