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Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by RPKennedy, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Bob the builder

    Bob the builder Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    58
    May 2, 2016
    Cranston, Rhode Island
    Always alone. I don't even know how long I'll be there
     
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  2. Miotch

    Miotch Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    57
    Jun 28, 2011
    ok
    Don't want to be rushed. And I have a hard time making up my mind. Usually end up shopping until I walk away. I have taken my son. I have taken my wife. But usually unsuccessfully
     
  3. guitarface

    guitarface Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 11, 2012
    New York
    I've gone with my brother, who also plays. I find you can get caught up in the moment and maybe not notice something. I like a second set of eyes/ears. It's mine that matter, but like I said, you can get caught up in the moment.
     
  4. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Stratocrastinator Extraordinaire Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Dec 2, 2015
    Paris suburbs, France
    Tough one. Ideally with a musician friend. I’m pretty intimidated on my own, but know that hubby or non-musician friends would be bored.
     
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  5. johnnymg

    johnnymg Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Sep 5, 2015
    Central Coast Ca
    When I was auditioning bass' a while back I just noodled for as long as I could stand it. I used headphones so I couldn't be heard by the staff and other customers. :whistling: .................. :p

    The longer I played the more I realized little niggling things that I'm sure would have come to haunt me. I've yet to buy a guitar from a store. o_O My online guitar purchases have been generally OK. Returned a few but more than half have been keepers.
     
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  6. 33db

    33db Strat-Talker

    Age:
    39
    293
    Dec 14, 2018
    Earth
    Alone, because in the past the other person with me usually gets bored, then it's "hurry up" time.
     
  7. sam_in_cali

    sam_in_cali Scream for me Strat-Talk! Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 21, 2014
    Santa Maria, CA
    Alone. I once went "purse shopping" (yes, that is a real thing) with my wife once and I can only imagine that eternity is what its like for her if she goes into a music store with me.
     
  8. jrbirdman

    jrbirdman Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    65
    Feb 3, 2016
    Elk Plain, Wa.
    When I drink alone I prefer to be by myself...Oops wrong subject

    I prefer to shop alone, it's easier to sneak the new purchase into the house.
     
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  9. Wrighty

    Wrighty Senior Stratmaster

    Mar 7, 2013
    Harlow, Essex, UK
    Someone else’s then?
     
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  10. Phat-O-Caster

    Phat-O-Caster Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    57
    930
    Apr 16, 2008
    Colorado
    I like to take the wife out to lunch/cocktails & then go shopping-she’s bought me some pretty nice stuff when she’s buzzed, best was a 52 AVRI tele that “looked pretty” :)
     
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  11. mjark

    mjark Senior Stratmaster

    Jul 15, 2015
    Maryland
    No comment!