By jooshuarr / Friday 18 June 2010 23:09 / Spain
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  thebestofboth  |  20

It's not that hard to pop a string if you're not careful, I've popped my A string on cello a few times before I got it right, most likely his string was older and popped out of age not stupidity on his part.

By  missmurderx  |  8

how did she deserve that?!
omg, I can totally relate though. ever since I got my uke, I'm scared of that happening.
thanks a lot for reaffirming my phobia.
gee. xD

  ChiefNuggz  |  0

Not necessarily. Over time, bass strings can just become weak. The screeching noise OP heard was probably a few of the threads breaking, and it would take a tremendous amount of force to snap a thick-gauge bass string from tightening it alone.

  alexandravan5  |  0

It is not only bass strings that eventually wear out... Any kind of metal string will eventually unravel and even the slightest tuning can make it snap. I've had my A string on my viola snap while I was playing... that hurt like a bitch.


Today, I took a nap in my car right after finishing up at work. I was woken up by a hobo sitting in the passenger seat, watching me sleep. Apparently, he'd managed to unlock the door with a wire hanger. FML

By ShelterForTheHomless - / Tuesday 14 January 2014 03:31 / United States - Anaheim

Today, my dad bought me a new laptop for my birthday. That's because he wants to use my old laptop for work, which is more expensive, has better specs, runs faster, and has a wider screen than my new computer. I just got a downgraded laptop as my birthday present. FML

By applebearcat - / Saturday 5 September 2009 05:59 / Malaysia
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