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SOteric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-31-08 05:15 PM
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25. I can't wait to see
what Beavis and Butthead would make of some cherub faced young man or young woman who chirps happily about how their life has been changed by playing the piccolo.
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  -You know what we don't see on TV or hear on radio? Ads for musical instruments. Rabrrrrrr  Jul-31-08 08:12 AM   #0 
  - We used to have a local guitar shop advertise on the radio a lot  av8rdave   Jul-31-08 08:39 AM   #1 
  - But... they advertise Guitar Hero and Rock Band video games...  southpaw   Jul-31-08 08:41 AM   #2 
  - I enjoy Rock Band for the same reason I enjoy Flight Sims  taterguy   Jul-31-08 11:07 AM   #3 
  - All points well taken  southpaw   Jul-31-08 01:27 PM   #8 
  - Game + guitar controller is around $100-$150  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jul-31-08 11:32 AM   #4 
  - I play bass guitar and drums  southpaw   Jul-31-08 01:31 PM   #9 
  - Have you?  dbaker41   Aug-01-08 11:24 AM   #39 
  - Yeah, God forbid someone enjoy a fucking game, right?  primate1   Jul-31-08 11:39 AM   #7 
  - Mea culpa...  southpaw   Jul-31-08 01:33 PM   #11 
     - I know how that goes.  primate1   Jul-31-08 01:42 PM   #12 
  - Not everyone can be a musician  mutley_r_us   Aug-01-08 10:54 AM   #36 
  - Our local musical instrument shop advertises on the radio a lot.  LeftyMom   Jul-31-08 11:34 AM   #5 
  - I think the question concerns instrument makers rather than retail outlets.  Orsino   Jul-31-08 01:52 PM   #13 
  - Because, if we play their instruments, we will have to go to the clinic.  HypnoToad   Jul-31-08 11:35 AM   #6 
  - You may be watching the wrong brand, or *kind* of TV...  bridgit   Jul-31-08 01:32 PM   #10 
  - I'm curious what instrument manufacturers you've seen advertise on TV  Rabrrrrrr   Jul-31-08 03:31 PM   #16 
     - On MTV, certain other music vid channels: country, etc, I've seen Ads for Fender  bridgit   Aug-01-08 11:15 AM   #37 
  - I think their best advertising comes from the pros that play them.  flvegan   Jul-31-08 01:58 PM   #14 
  - heh  DS1   Jul-31-08 03:42 PM   #18 
     - All right... if were posting pics of our axes  southpaw   Jul-31-08 04:43 PM   #21 
     - WANT  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jul-31-08 07:02 PM   #30 
  - Comcast has a musical section on demand  panhead1961   Jul-31-08 02:00 PM   #15 
  - Yes. With no sarcasm whatsoever, let me say that you've pointed out something  Redstone   Jul-31-08 03:36 PM   #17 
  - Here's my take  johnnie   Jul-31-08 03:44 PM   #19 
  - I don't know...  southpaw   Jul-31-08 04:29 PM   #20 
  - Speaking for myself  johnnie   Jul-31-08 04:48 PM   #22 
     - My story is similar  southpaw   Jul-31-08 05:01 PM   #23 
        - That's what I'm saying  johnnie   Jul-31-08 05:03 PM   #24 
  - I don't think they would advertise the high end - those who would buy high end  Rabrrrrrr   Jul-31-08 05:34 PM   #26 
     - Yeah, but that would be a Squire...  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Aug-01-08 10:23 AM   #32 
        - Well, obviously - but you and I know what we're doing because we're musicians.  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-01-08 10:45 AM   #33 
           - I don't even mean $1,000 guitars  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Aug-01-08 11:23 AM   #38 
           - Hell, I waited TWENTY YEARS for my Martin!!  dbaker41   Aug-01-08 12:47 PM   #40 
  - I can't wait to see  SOteric   Jul-31-08 05:15 PM   #25 
  - heh he hehe hehehehh heheh, you said "skin flute"  Rabrrrrrr   Jul-31-08 05:36 PM   #27 
  - They used to have commercials for the Briscoe Harmony Chord Organ on my local station.  IntravenousDemilo   Jul-31-08 05:39 PM   #28 
  - I didn't begin playing music until I was 24.  RadiationTherapy   Jul-31-08 06:23 PM   #29 
  - Whoa... it appears that beginner guitars actually were advertised  southpaw   Aug-01-08 10:03 AM   #31 
  - oh yeah?  JVS   Aug-01-08 10:51 AM   #34 
  - There is a local music shop that advertises on the radio.  mutley_r_us   Aug-01-08 10:52 AM   #35 
  - Oh but wait ... there's ESTEBAN hawking guitars on HSN!  dbaker41   Aug-01-08 12:49 PM   #41 
  - That's no surprise  kwolf68   Aug-01-08 01:35 PM   #42 
  - It's sad, isn't it?  Fox Mulder   Aug-01-08 01:38 PM   #43 

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