Is it rude to tell someone you don't like their guitar?

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  1. Tim Plains

    Tim Plains Senior Member

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    Either in person or on somebody's new guitar day thread, is it rude?
    Say your friend bought a new guitar and says it's the best guitar he's ever played.
    Then you play it and think - meh. Is it rude to say so?

    Or if somebody posts their NGD thread here and you think it's just rancid.
    Is it wrong to speak your voice?

    What do you think?
     
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  2. AXE

    AXE Six String Soldier V.I.P. Member

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    Who cares, you're a dick.:thumb:

    If it looks like a bucket of mashed ass I usually don't comment at all.
     
  3. TOMMYTHUNDERS

    TOMMYTHUNDERS Senior Member

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    i just wouldn't comment.
    you know... if you don't have something nice to say don't say anything.
     
  4. Kate033

    Kate033 Senior Member

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    I'd probably come up with something along the lines of "glad you found a guitar that is exactly what you wanted...or...congrats on finding a guitar you love" etc...

    A guitar is such a personal item...no need to rain on someone's parade unless they are a close enough friend that you can comfortably tease them without coming off as a jerk.
     
  5. lp_junkie

    lp_junkie Senior Member

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    I don't comment on ones that I can't be positive about.
     
  6. AXE

    AXE Six String Soldier V.I.P. Member

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    Like these two ugly Betty's of mine? I hear it all the time.
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  7. Hamtone

    Hamtone Senior Member

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    No comment is better than an asshole comment
     
  8. VastHorizon

    VastHorizon Senior Member

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    :thumb:
     
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    I probably wouldn't say anything. Now if he's being a d*ck about it and bragging his ass off... I might. lol
     
  11. Boleskinehouse

    Boleskinehouse Senior Member

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    When I don't like someone's guitar, I don't say anything.
     
  12. LongBeach

    LongBeach Premium Member

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    I agree :thumb:

    Why dump on someone being totally stoked
    with what they purchased.

    I see it quite often around here, and dont understand
    why they just didnt comment.
     
  13. FennRx

    FennRx Senior Member

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    what did you do tim? lol
     
  14. Boleskinehouse

    Boleskinehouse Senior Member

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    He was a dick to someone who just got a new Trad. :laugh2::laugh2: If you don't have anything positive to say, why say anything? Yes, I think its rude.
     
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    -=[Shifty]=- Epi Verification Expert V.I.P. Member

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    What about if you just put up pictures of your guitar and then someone posts, "put some reflectors on that red tokai."? :hmm:

    I thought it was rude. I don't like being told what to do and I absolutely don't like reflectors (and the poster)!
     
  16. QuicksilverSS

    QuicksilverSS Senior Member

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    If i don't like it i just keep my mouth shut.If in person,i'll say thats nice man,and try to find some positive things to say about it.
     
  17. Tim Plains

    Tim Plains Senior Member

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    Yeah, that's what got me thinking about this thread but I wasn't ragging on that Trad. I just commented on the INSANE he put in his subject line. :laugh2: Had nothing to do with the guitar, itself.
     
  18. Boleskinehouse

    Boleskinehouse Senior Member

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    I've come to accept your rudeness. Its part of your charm. :laugh2::laugh2: You don't like my double whites and I don't care. I don't like AXE's Fartburst and he doesn't care, but newer members don't understand such things. :laugh2::laugh2:
     
  19. AXE

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    You don't like my Fartburst!?!?

    You Cock!
     
  20. Dano

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    Yeah, I think you took it as a lack of modesty. But it's not like that is anything new around here is it?:laugh2:
     

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