#1
Ok, it' breaking point

So...where else to come but The Pit! The breeding ground of ignorance and hostility!

Ok...here goes....

[RANT]

I'm getting SOOO sick and tired of watching videos of god knows who in their bedrooms/bathrooms/basements/yards playing *instrument* and then thinking to myself, "Not bad" or "Awesome" and usually "Oh God, my ears, make it stop" THEN I start reading the comments, posts, whatever about said person playing.

Now, I'm not really one to just go to the bottom and start telling them how much they suck and they should die and blahblahblah like a lot of people. I read a lot of this however, and more often than not the main reply I see when someone questions the ability of another is...

"Oh YEAH! Why don't YOU post a video/clip/music file of YOU playing jackass!"

...

WHY!?!?

Since WHEN did it matter how I can play the kazoo when someone else shoves it in their ass, farts, and calls it music.

When did it ever matter how amazing I can shred, when I see some kid with zero experience with a metronome, horrible tone, and no knowledge of proper muting technique brutalize some piece of music thinking he's amazing.

Why do people always say this? When did you have to be an amazing player to be able to properly judge how something sounds?

I just don't get it...

When it comes down to it, if it sounds like ass...well...you know.

[/RANT]

OK!

Now, who here is guilty of doing this? Why do you think it's right/wrong to say this when someone calls playing/tone out?

Thoughts?
Ideas?
Flames?

*EDIT*

Another thing...why do people attack others with nice gear, whose playing might not be up to par with the level most associate with said gear?

Since when was it a crime to have a nice guitar, amp, keyboard, whatever? You love to play...who cares if you're not that amazing, if you enjoy it I think you deserve it.
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Last edited by CodySG at Sep 22, 2007,
#2
Quote by CodySG
Ok, it' breaking point

So...where else to come but The Pit! The breeding ground of ignorance and hostility!

Ok...here goes....

[RANT]

I'm getting SOOO sick and tired of watching videos of god knows who in their bedrooms/bathrooms/basements/yards playing *instrument* and then thinking to myself, "Not bad" or "Awesome" and usually "Oh God, my ears, make it stop" THEN I start reading the comments, posts, whatever about said person playing.

Now, I'm not really one to just go to the bottom and start telling them how much they suck and they should die and blahblahblah like a lot of people. I read a lot of this however, and more often than not the main reply I see when someone questions the ability of another is...

"Oh YEAH! Why don't YOU post a video/clip/music file of YOU playing jackass!"

...

WHY!?!?

Since WHEN did it matter how I can play the kazoo when someone else shoves it in their ass, farts, and calls it music.

When did it ever matter how amazing I can shred, when I see some kid with zero experience with a metronome, horrible tone, and no knowledge of proper muting technique brutalize some piece of music thinking he's amazing.

Why do people always say this? When did you have to be an amazing player to be able to properly judge how something sounds?

I just don't get it...

When it comes down to it, if it sounds like ass...well...you know.

[/RANT]

OK!

Now, who here is guilty of doing this? Why do you think it's right/wrong to say this when someone calls playing/tone out?

Thoughts?
Ideas?
Flames?


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#3
its only allright if the seriously DO suck... and if you then finish your comment with a seriuos way they can improve.
#4
Not really...

What does that have to do with anything?
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#5
Quote by mohawkkidJohn
its only allright if the seriously DO suck... and if you then finish your comment with a seriuos way they can improve.


That's just it though, most people don't..just BLAHABLHAHAHA YOU SUCK DICK ASS FAG!!! BAWAHAHAH!
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#6
I just don't like all these kids treating music as some kind of competition. Also YouTube comments are ridiculous, kiddies can just type death threats without batting an eyelid, it's completely over the top. Hang on, I'm gonna stop typing now before I hijack your rant thread :P
#7
Quote by 7DaySkeptic
I just don't like all these kids treating music as some kind of competition. Also YouTube comments are ridiculous, kiddies can just type death threats without batting an eyelid, it's completely over the top. Hang on, I'm gonna stop typing now before I hijack your rant thread :P


That's it too though, it's not just YouTube anymore...I see and hear it all over the place...

So and so sucks, then some random fan or whatever, "Lets see YOU play that kind of stuff!!!"

It's lame...no one can even state their opinion.
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#8
i agree man... i hate when someone messes up or something and i give them advice n they just basically tell me to **** off n say for me to post a video... if no one knows what he means type in callamanster on youtube n watch one of his vids..... imo he has horiible tone n messes up alot n hes one to say **** like "post one of yourself!!!" i think hes a good example of this
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#9
Why even post a video of you playing?... that just tells me somebody needs attention, that's why I don't do it. I play with my friends or at gigs. Not for the 'net. It is ****ing ridiculous and lame.
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#10
Quote by 7DaySkeptic
I just don't like all these kids treating music as some kind of competition. Also YouTube comments are ridiculous, kiddies can just type death threats without batting an eyelid, it's completely over the top. Hang on, I'm gonna stop typing now before I hijack your rant thread :P



youtube limit your daily comments now

i think its sick
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#11
I criticize whomever I want for however long I want and I don't have to prove myself to them or anyone else. That's basically it.

And these children who post those horrible scratching noises they affectionately call music on youtube are utterly pathetic.
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#12
Quote by CodySG
That's it too though, it's not just YouTube anymore...I see and hear it all over the place...

So and so sucks, then some random fan or whatever, "Lets see YOU play that kind of stuff!!!"

It's lame...no one can even state their opinion.

Yep you're right. I've seen vids that people have put up that are far from perfect, but they're obviously trying their hardest to play, not boasting or anything, and some dickhead at daddy's computer immediately telling them they're crap and should die. I mean, how's that helping anyone? It's just got completely ridiculous, everyone has to be perfect now.
#13
Yeah, I try to give constructive thoughts...I mean, usually the people I know put up stuff so people can give them advice on where to improve.

It's one thing to say, "I think you suck ballz! LAWL!"

And another to say, "I didn't like that...but! *advice, blahblahblah*"

Nooooo, you either suck or rock. Pretty sad...
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#14
Quote by 7DaySkeptic
Yep you're right. I've seen vids that people have put up that are far from perfect, but they're obviously trying their hardest to play, not boasting or anything, and some dickhead at daddy's computer immediately telling them they're crap and should die. I mean, how's that helping anyone? It's just got completely ridiculous, everyone has to be perfect now.


totally, your just crushing the hopes of who could be with alot of time and effort the next guitar god.

also since youtube got bought out it feels like one big drity filth ridden mtv ad.*shudders*
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#15
Exactly!

I mean, it's really no different than telling someone random on the street they suck and need to die...

How are they supposed to feel?
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#16
Quote by CodySG
Yeah, I try to give constructive thoughts...I mean, usually the people I know put up stuff so people can give them advice on where to improve.

It's one thing to say, "I think you suck ballz! LAWL!"

And another to say, "I didn't like that...but! *advice, blahblahblah*"

Nooooo, you either suck or rock. Pretty sad...

You're spot on mate If someone completely butchers the piece but they genuinely want to learn it, they deserve all the help they can get. It's only fair. Then again, if the person isn't willing to listen to constructive advice, I say leave them in the hands of the murderous kiddywinks armed with keyboards
#17
In before "Don't watch those videos then"


I know what you mean, it is highly irritating, people often say the same thing with bands like Fall Out Boy.

"Why are you jipping them? Are you in a successful band? No? Well stfu nub"
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#18
I know what you mean, but it depends what the person says. If people claim that they could do better or that something is easy or simple or something like that then it's fair enough to say" "ok, proove it"
#19
I tell the people who say "you suck" and leave it at that to show me their ability. However the ones who justify actually help MY playing.
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#20
Before I started playing any dude holding a guitar would impress me and besides, my ear wasn't as developed as it's now so I really couldn't tell if someone was playing decently.

As far as the bashing and flaming goes, if someone sucks I don't tell them they suck... I tell 'em how not to suck, and normally I get a thank you reply. And I have nothing against people posting their videos on youtube. Posting a video on youtube is like taking your guitar to school or playing in front of your friends and parents, it's a sort of "Hey, look what I can do", most people don't do it to show-off it's just a innocent display of their skills(good or bad).

Hmm.. looks like I ended up doing a little rant of my own
Sorry bout that...
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#21
Maybe its OK to flame in a constructive way >_>..
Like "Let me introduce you to Mr Metronome =]"
Just a thought?
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#22
How about, "You should try practicing with the metronome more often, it'll help your playing mate! "

No reason to flame at all..
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#23
Sorry, but who cares? I think Youtube and Myspace are the breeding ground for E-Bigheadedness and E-Stupididty and all the other E's.
#24
Quote by Ichimaru
Maybe its OK to flame in a constructive way >_>..
Like "Let me introduce you to Mr Metronome =]"
Just a thought?

Well that ain't SO bad but it's a bit of a sarcastic-bastard way of going about things mate.
#26
Children are disillusioned with the fame to be ultimately be dissapointed and become acountants.

Seriously though, i hate how these little ****s act like theyre the next big thing and get all pissy when told otherwise.
#28
We make fun of the ones who think they're really good but don't realize how much balls they suck. Like that myspace kid who says his occupation is guitar god but he's just playing chromatic scales and random notes real fast.
#29
Quote by CodySG
Ok, it' breaking point

So...where else to come but The Pit! The breeding ground of ignorance and hostility!

Ok...here goes....

[RANT]

I'm getting SOOO sick and tired of watching videos of god knows who in their bedrooms/bathrooms/basements/yards playing *instrument* and then thinking to myself, "Not bad" or "Awesome" and usually "Oh God, my ears, make it stop" THEN I start reading the comments, posts, whatever about said person playing.

Now, I'm not really one to just go to the bottom and start telling them how much they suck and they should die and blahblahblah like a lot of people. I read a lot of this however, and more often than not the main reply I see when someone questions the ability of another is...

"Oh YEAH! Why don't YOU post a video/clip/music file of YOU playing jackass!"

...

WHY!?!?

Since WHEN did it matter how I can play the kazoo when someone else shoves it in their ass, farts, and calls it music.

When did it ever matter how amazing I can shred, when I see some kid with zero experience with a metronome, horrible tone, and no knowledge of proper muting technique brutalize some piece of music thinking he's amazing.

Why do people always say this? When did you have to be an amazing player to be able to properly judge how something sounds?

I just don't get it...

When it comes down to it, if it sounds like ass...well...you know.

[/RANT]

OK!

Now, who here is guilty of doing this? Why do you think it's right/wrong to say this when someone calls playing/tone out?

Thoughts?
Ideas?
Flames?



i agree
just because i cant do it doesnt mean it doesnt suck
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#30
When I was at Fred Meyer I was looking at sunglasses (because I'm a cheep @$$) and I saw this pair and I was like WTF clear glass?
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When I was at Fred Meyer I was looking at sunglasses (because I'm a cheep @$$) and I saw this pair and I was like WTF clear glass?



Yea for those who want to wear glasses but are not blind.

#32
blind people can't see...thus would not need glasses.

...

WTF RU STPID!?!?! GO KILL SELJFNOW IAE!!! JAJAJAJAJA!!!!

I'm sorry, I love you.

I look odd in glasses, not really better or worse, just different..
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#33
How did this turn into ultimate-glasses?

But anyway, apparantly I look like a nazi doctor in glasses. And no, no pics for you!
#34
Idk...I think I just kind of ran out of steam after posting the OT.

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#35
Quote by mohawkkidJohn
its only allright if the seriously DO suck... and if you then finish your comment with a seriuos way they can improve.


my vote's with you man.

those that put that crap up there want you to critize them so they can fight you. that's it. end of story.

of course then you get those rare cases that put it up to be critized in order to improve.
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