#1
I hate making tough decisions...


Here's the deal.. My and a friend of mine (bassists) are going to be starting up a band soon. I'm going over to our possible future drummers house sometime soon to hear him play, and to make sure he's good enough. I have another one of my friends (friend 1) that plays guitar and he came over today and he is pretty good. I also have another friend (friend 2) that has a guitar that plays sorta good I guess. And I have a guitar... I'm better then friend 2 at guitar, but friend 1 is a bit better then me.

Now here is my problem.. I have my bassist, no doubt, and the drummer is probably gonna be there person I'm thinking of. But right now it's me, friend 1 and 2 up for guitars.. Now I get a spot as guitarist because I am one of the 2 people starting the band.. and me and the bassist already decided. Friend 2 is being a little weird towards me right now, like he is trying to make me angry it seems, so he isn't really begging for my vote right now.. and I think he thinks that he has a sure place in the band.. Ugh, so I'm pretty sure that friend 1 would just take it like a man and suck it up if he didn't make it in, but I'm pretty sure friend 2 would hate me and act like a loser.

Ugh.. can you guys think of any ways I can pick one and not regret the decision later..

Thanks..
Last edited by Maggot66 at Mar 4, 2007,
#2
Ditch friend 2. You can't be in a band with someone who is going to try to push your buttons all the time.
#3
have em fight to the death!
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#4
make them have a guitar off
lol
then friend 2 will know friend1's the better guitarist and he wont be all pissed if you dont let him in the band
#5
its clear. pick friend 1: he's better and a nicer guy.

what are you doing having friends like friend 2 anyways???, acting like a little bitch and all. if he were a true friend he wouldnt care
#6
It'll be like that episode of Doug where he tries to make a band and has like 7 guitarists. You have to cover that song too.
#7
make one of them do vocals! always works.
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#8
Thanks people, I guess your right about friend 2... I just hate making more enemies then I have to.


Quote by nick83
make them have a guitar off
lol
then friend 2 will know friend1's the better guitarist and he wont be all pissed if you dont let him in the band



That could work, I'm kinda doing something like that making them both learn the same song and hearing them play it.


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have em fight to the death!


That could be interesting, but friend 2 would loser, friend 1 is crazy, lol
#10
Quote by becker009
its clear. pick friend 1: he's better and a nicer guy.

what are you doing having friends like friend 2 anyways???, acting like a little bitch and all. if he were a true friend he wouldnt care

+1
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#14
Freind 2 is an asshole. It will make drama and really **** things up.

Plus, how are you judging skill? Is freind one better at writing music and conveying emotion through sound than freind 2?

Usually assholes only understand SPEEDSPEEDPSEEDSPEEDMETALGRAHHEVILEVILIHATEYOUGARRGARRGARR when writing stuff like solos and riffs.
#17
this is a pretty easy decision, easy going and good on guitar guy or bitchy asshole who has no emotion... hmmmm


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this is a pretty easy decision, easy going and good on guitar guy or bitchy asshole who has no emotion... hmmmm



lol,


Mr.Bass came over today and we were talking about it, and he is learning towards the non being weird guy too..
#19
Quote by CDubDSP
It'll be like that episode of Doug where he tries to make a band and has like 7 guitarists. You have to cover that song too.

exactly what i was thinking!
#20
Depends on what you enjoy more, friends or music.
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#22
you dont "have" to be the guitarist. if you want to thats fine dont get me wrong. just dont make the decision "oh im definitly the guitarist" and then rule out the possibility of having someone better than you. just saying. but go with the better player. bad player will understand.
#23
Try having 2 guitarists, see how it sounds
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#24
Um, threadstarter, are you borderline retarded or just like random attention?

You give us 2 choices, Good or Bad, isn't it obvious which one will be chosen? You've obviously made up your mind and yet you want random people on the internet to "help" you.

Dumbass.
#25
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Um, threadstarter, are you borderline retarded or just like random attention?

You give us 2 choices, Good or Bad, isn't it obvious which one will be chosen? You've obviously made up your mind and yet you want random people on the internet to "help" you.

Dumbass.



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Try having 2 guitarists, see how it sounds


Thats the point... I want 2, not 3.
#28
which one out of your mates is best at singing?
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I think stone is either 7 or 14 lbs

Edit I'm gonna go with 14 because it's rather unlikely you're 56 pounds


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