No more crotch shots!

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by Secret Ingredient, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. Secret Ingredient

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    I was watching a clip on Youtube last night. It was the usual DIY guitar demo thing where the camera appears to be maybe waist high, and the player's head is completely out of the shot. In order to see the guitar playing I end up having to stare at the person's crotch the whole time. Very annoying. This player had a particularly good sound so I showed it to my wife. Her comment:

    "He's got a sad sack, but he's got nice tone" :eek:

    So, all youtubers, PLEASE, if the point of your video is a guitar demo, keep your crotch out of it. I don't care how ugly you are, I'd rather see your face than your naughty bits, even if they are covered by clothes.

    Anyone else feel this way, or am I just overly sensitive?
     
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    Thank goodness someone brought this up! I've seen one too many Youtube clips of overweight, middle aged guys showing off their gear and I don't mean the musical kind. Many of them are superb players, don't me wrong...but it just gives me the willies as I force myself to endure the trauma of a pecker point blank in the name of good tone. I'd much prefer soundclips!

    Another pet peeve: guys who demo their gear in short shorts!! Yuck!
     
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    unless lita ford or Sheryl Crow is demoing the gear I agree....
     
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    which brings us to an interesting question....what do all of our guitar heros look like naked. I guess that doesn't really bring us to that question, but I figured i'm demented enough to ask. Imagine Bob Dylan playing "Blowing In The Wind".
     
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    No Thanks... Besides dylan ain't a "guitar hero":rotflmao
     
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    I am forever scarred......
     
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    I agree completely. I actually thought about doing a parody of these guys; sticking something inflatable down my pants and rave about how great the gear I'm demoing makes me feel. I soon realized I couldn't possibly play and work the pump at the same time.

    That's signature material.
     
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    OH I'm USING that one!!!!
     
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