Bye, bye Gibson

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  1. VictorB

    VictorB Formerly LZF Super Mod

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    I have it on good authority that Fender is acquiring Gibson, and the headstock shapes on Les Pauls will be changed, except by special order.

    I overheard this at Guitar Center today. These 2 kids, about 14 years old, were blasting out Smells Like Teen Spirit. They took a break and that’s when I overheard this news! Amazing right?

    I was going to try to get more info, but they went right into an awesome version of Sweet Child O Mine and I never had the opportunity to ask.
     

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    judson Senior Member

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    word





    (does anyone really say that anymore?) :confused:
     
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    gotta be the truth...
     
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  7. Mr Insane

    Mr Insane Senior Member

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    I trust this info more than the thread about Henry being forced out
     
  8. TheX

    TheX Voice of Reason

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    I knew it!
     
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  9. The General

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    Honestly though, you gotta be happy that 14 year olds are playing guitar. Dying breed, since current young people music doesn't use the actual instrument.

    I'm a little disappointed you didn't take time to teach them Stairway though. Proper guitar store music!!!
     
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    Gibson ain't that lucky
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    :rofl: :applause:
     
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    VictorB Formerly LZF Super Mod

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    I tried, but they said they weren’t into SRV.
     
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    Anyone remember the thread a few years back about the guy who had to "cut his throat", meaning show up some poor kid trying to impress his girlfriend at guitar center? I dont know why i just thought of it, but it made me chuckle
     
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    I’m good. I’ve only got two of em now and I’m in em both right.
    Thanks for sharing!
     
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    VictorB Formerly LZF Super Mod

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    Any time!
     
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    chances are they probably heard it here :laugh2:
     
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    Then there was the thread about how some guy at GC "overheard" some kid's dad being an asshole, and the guy swooped up and hero'ed the place.

    -which we found through analysis and common-sense to be utter BS. The guy was lying to us.
     
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    if I recall correctly he said the kid was blaming the guitar for his sh*tty playing so the guy picked up the same guitar and said sounds fine to me or something like that.
     
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