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captdg
11-08-2012, 09:46 PM
I know I promised to not see other forums but im going throught the 7 week itch.. What do yall know about "The Gear Page" or "Harmony Central"? . They come reccomended from a good friend who owns PRS guitars.

Many Thanks:dontknow:

rugerpc
11-08-2012, 09:58 PM
faux pas?

themike
11-08-2012, 10:13 PM
The only way to know is if you check them out yourself! I have nothing bad to say about them, and I browse them all from time to time, but nothing has ever made those two my "go-to" forum. I cant say why but it feels more like a messageboard and less like a community.

Mikegarveyblues
11-09-2012, 12:53 AM
Hmmm...

vchizzle
11-09-2012, 02:12 AM
Well most forums have good points and bad points. This one and Vintage Rocker seem to have the least drama and a good deal of knowledge. Rig-talk is pretty good, but I've been on there much less the past couple years. It changed some when it got a bulk people from harmony central when it went down. It's a cool place for researching high gain stuff. Some good peeps, but I don't know alot of the newer members. IMO - HC seemed the least mature of all of them, I haven't been on there in many years. TGP....tons of info, sometimes psycho, over the top analysis but has a nice fast paced for sale section. It does have a ton of info on damn near everything...although occasionally poor prs info and often an anti-PRS crowd. I stick to their amps an FX sections.

Edit: I don't mean anything in a negative way toward any forums, I've certainly enjoyed them all at one point or another. It really depends on what your looking for in a forum. I'm just giving MY viewpoint on them as I see them now. I visit here and VR most as they have the most PRS-centric crowd because that's what I like most.

james
11-09-2012, 10:43 AM
captdg, you don't have to marry us! go forth and browse the webs!

I like The Gear Page...especially the picture threads that seem to go forever.

LSchefman
11-09-2012, 10:50 AM
TGP is a very popular site, so there are lots of opinions, but it's also a very good site with excellent info. The recording forum is particularly strong.

Harker1440
11-09-2012, 08:37 PM
Vintage Rocker is a Good Forum as well

Mikegarveyblues
11-11-2012, 11:11 AM
Vintage Rocker is a Good Forum as well

+1

They all have their pro's and cons but this IS a good site.

Rango
11-11-2012, 11:21 AM
As others have said - they all have good and bad - Vintage Rocker, TGP and TPDRI (Telecaster forums) are all useful at times. The for sale section on the TGP has been really useful to me - both buying and selling. ;)

Jester
11-11-2012, 11:55 AM
Depends on what you want. If you want a forum that largely focuses on PRS, then here or these two are your best options:

http://www.vintagerocker.com/forum/forum.html

http://www.prsforums.com/forums/

Many people are registered at all three.

Rango
11-11-2012, 12:33 PM
http://www.prsforums.com/forums/



I didn't know about that one...
But I won't join... you can't browse without joining? No thank you...

Mikegarveyblues
11-11-2012, 01:57 PM
I didn't know about that one...
But I won't join... you can't browse without joining? No thank you...

It's a decent enough forum. Not sure why they keep the whole thing under wraps but i've been a member of that (As well as VR and here) for a few months and never had an issue. I post there much less often now as there's a lot of cross posting between the three so I tend to gravitate more towards one or two.

Rango
11-11-2012, 03:43 PM
Ya, never understood that...

But good to know it's there. :)

I know TGP has the For Sale locked down like that but it's to help keep the scammers from working the forums. ;)

captdg
11-11-2012, 04:31 PM
captdg, you don't have to marry us! go forth and browse the webs!

I like The Gear Page...especially the picture threads that seem to go forever.


Well I do like all yall
but in a "Non-Motel" way...

I just dont wanna have to give out a buncha info and get spammed or adware. Its been real cool here. Plus, when I joined several boat captain sites, there was class "snootiness".
No snots here. Gonna try vintage rocker as per several recommendations here.

many thanks.

D. Gibson
no relation to Orville.

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
11-11-2012, 04:42 PM
The rub with a thread like this is (besides the obvious) is that people are bound to start poking at things they like (and don't like) with each subset of the bigger community. Inevitably, some people are going to get their feelings hurt, start throwing out generalizations, and then we end up with division. Again.

As James said, you're not married to us. It's a big internet. Find a place you like to call home and get on with it. Be happy. Chase some joy in this life. For many of us, "home" isn't tied to a URL. Our community gets on airplanes, we pick up the telephone, we send texts and email. We are real friends with a real connection. The forums are just another way (albeit convenient) for us to connect. When BaM died, our friendships didn't change. Forums can come and go (even this one) and it has little to do with reality.

If you don't believe me, stop going to your favorite forum for a few weeks. After the 1st day or 2, you realize it was just a habit; an addiction. After 3 or 4 days, you realize you were probably caught up in a whole bunch of really mindless drama. And after a week, you wonder how you ever let yourself go from being a musician with an actual soul to something far less powerful. And all the while, the people who had your back before you left STILL have your back. The people who were your friends before you left are STILL your friends. When your life returns to focus, you might find that you don't really want to go back. And if you do, it's never the same.

At some point you will realize that nobody owns YOU. NOBODY!

So let me get to the business at hand -- I've had enough of people logging in under pseudonyms and stirring the pot. I don't expect all of you to be able to see it when it's happening but I think its fair to ask you all to read into the subtext of these posts before playing into someone else's hand. You might think it would be easy to just nuke the troublemakers -- but then we're no better than those who rule their tiny little world with an accute case of xenophobia. Whether we like to admit it or not, the friction created by opposing views is the very tincture that compels growth. The question is, can we handle it with a modicum of grace or do we allow ourselves to be baited - to be puppets?

I'll let this thread remain (for now) knowing that it's a powder keg created for the sole purpose of exploding. I won't lock it (yet). But pay attention. Little by little, a dig here and a slight there will spawn side-bar discussions and links to this thread will make their way around to other parts of the net (both public AND private) and people who count on us, the PRS Guitars company forum, to maintain neutral ground might wonder... "why would they deliberately allow discussions that could alienate en entire community of PRS fans? Shouldn't they set the example?"

Answer #1: Because controlling forum members exclusively with [ban] and [delete] buttons shows an appalling lack of leadership
Answer #2: Because transparency is the only way to create real trust
Answer #3: Because if we lock the thread (or ban the OP under his pseudonym) without doing our very best to shine a light on the truth (as a first course of action), we take a step backward

But maybe I'm wrong. MAYBE... we're better than all that. Maybe you guys won't get baited and this thread won't go south, as the OP intended. Maybe you'll see that there is no winning with a thread like this and you'll simply ignore it along with similar threads that are sure to follow.

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
11-11-2012, 04:55 PM
Well I do like all yall
but in a "Non-Motel" way...

I just dont wanna have to give out a buncha info and get spammed or adware. Its been real cool here. Plus, when I joined several boat captain sites, there was class "snootiness".
No snots here. Gonna try vintage rocker as per several recommendations here.

many thanks.

D. Gibson
no relation to Orville.
Bye "Dave". Stop in to say hello from time to time.

Blackbird
11-11-2012, 04:57 PM
lol serious thread is serious.

captdg
11-11-2012, 06:21 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;28922']Bye "Dave". Stop in to say hello from time to time.

HUH??? I love this place... Okay...Ill go away. Iwasnt trying to start anything. Im just new to the guitar world. When I was talking about spam or snooty It sure wasnt here! Ive been trying to stay away from drama and crazy my whole life. Thats why i asked about "other " sites.. Not this one. But if-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! feels that way.. Ill go.

sorry if I did something wrong..It wasnt intended..

postscript...One maritime site I really liked, turned every topic into "Conservative versus liberal".. if i wanted to learn about entering a harbor at night in a strange place, people would turn it into politics , i.e. "well we could see the bouys until so and so cut funding" ..Im not about that at all.. Just want to exchange info. No SSRI's needed.

captdg
11-11-2012, 06:24 PM
I dont know anyone here personally..But I would like to. To learn . Im a good guy not a bad one. I have no idea what thei powder keg is. Honest

veinbuster
11-11-2012, 06:33 PM
I didn't know about that one...
But I won't join... you can't browse without joining? No thank you...

It does keep random snoops from seeing what you have.

JMintzer
11-11-2012, 08:19 PM
HUH??? I love this place... Okay...Ill go away. Iwasnt trying to start anything. Im just new to the guitar world. When I was talking about spam or snooty It sure wasnt here! Ive been trying to stay away from drama and crazy my whole life. Thats why i asked about "other " sites.. Not this one. But if-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! feels that way.. Ill go.

sorry if I did something wrong..It wasnt intended..

postscript...One maritime site I really liked, turned every topic into "Conservative versus liberal".. if i wanted to learn about entering a harbor at night in a strange place, people would turn it into politics , i.e. "well we could see the bouys until so and so cut funding" ..Im not about that at all.. Just want to exchange info.

Dave,

No one -asked- that you leave. When I first read your earlier post, I thought were complaining about this site and said you were leaving. That's the problem with intertubz communication. It doesn't always come out the way you typed it...

No one wants you gone...


Jamie

vchizzle
11-12-2012, 05:05 PM
Dave,

No one -asked- that you leave. When I first read your earlier post, I thought were complaining about this site and said you were leaving. That's the problem with intertubz communication. It doesn't always come out the way you typed it...

No one wants you gone...


Jamie
Things get misconstrued so easily online. People try to read emotion into posts or someone doesn't word themselves as well as they could and then there's a blow up over something that may not even be intended. Happens on NEARLY every forum. Hopefully my original response is OK. I've gotten along on every forum and like most of them for certain things, I'm a gear info junkie. I think Hans' point was - tread lightly on this topic so it doesn't turn into a sh!tstorm bashing other forums. The official PRS forum obviously can't have that. I don't think there's anything wrong with Dave asking what other forums people may like as long as it stays civil.

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
11-12-2012, 05:13 PM
Yeah, what he said.

alantig
11-12-2012, 05:37 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;29020']Yeah, what he said.

Which he?

:cheers:

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
11-12-2012, 05:45 PM
Which he?

:cheers:
"V" he.

See?

:beer:

justmund
11-12-2012, 08:27 PM
http://cdn.memegenerator.net/instances/400x/30095527.jpg

captdg
11-12-2012, 09:59 PM
uhh ..so we just talk about guitars and guitar like people and mainly PRS and if one of yall are near Pensacola we can jam or go a boat ride and...so we are good?

justmund
11-13-2012, 06:09 PM
we're all good! (hopefully people see the funny side of the above post) Oddly enough I was in Pensacola in June, well I drove through it anyway (we do work in Mobile, AL).

I'll look you (and others) up next time I'm in the US!

captdg
11-13-2012, 07:27 PM
we're all good! (hopefully people see the funny side of the above post) Oddly enough I was in Pensacola in June, well I drove through it anyway (we do work in Mobile, AL).

I'll look you (and others) up next time I'm in the US!



Ahem...hell yes.. look me up.. and to

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! you too!



Ahem..hell yes.. Pm me.. and the symbol admin guy (

Jester
11-13-2012, 08:39 PM
[QUOTE=']-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;28921']
So let me get to the business at hand -- I've had enough of people logging in under pseudonyms and stirring the pot.
QUOTE]

What kind of miscreant would do such a thing?

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mc87q3pWoL1rzf36yo1_500.jpg

Before you know it we'll have some $%#&@% stealing other people's usernames.

markie
11-13-2012, 09:39 PM
[QUOTE=']-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;28921']
So let me get to the business at hand -- I've had enough of people logging in under pseudonyms and stirring the pot.
QUOTE]

What kind of miscreant would do such a thing?

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mc87q3pWoL1rzf36yo1_500.jpg

Before you know it we'll have some $%#&@% stealing other people's usernames.





Nice James, Now Steve will be calling the President.................................. again (Hehehehehehe!):bawling: :bawling: :bawling:

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
11-13-2012, 10:55 PM
What kind of miscreant would do such a thing?

Before you know it we'll have some $%#&@% stealing other people's usernames.That was different.
1) It was funny
2) It pissed off Steve, which made it funnier
3) You weren't going on about your d1Ld0 repair business like some other folks who shall remain nameless

Dirty Bob
11-13-2012, 10:58 PM
#3 .....Now that's some funny stuff!!!

so was the original impersonation effort!

markie
11-14-2012, 12:06 AM
The Jester fugg'in Rocks!

captdg
11-14-2012, 09:08 AM
Private Joke? I went through boot camp with a Private Joke.

JMintzer
11-14-2012, 09:56 AM
Private Joke? I went through boot camp with a Private Joke.

I thought that was Private Joker?

http://www.spoonyexperiment.com/img/movie-reviews/cutthroat-island/img01.jpg


Jamie

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
11-14-2012, 11:20 AM
Private Joke?
We have clearly established that there will be no jokes about privates. This is a family forum. ;)

rugerpc
11-14-2012, 11:24 AM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;29199']We have clearly established that there will be no jokes about privates. This is a family forum. ;)

that explains the general disorder and major misunderstandings....:wink:

Rango
11-14-2012, 02:03 PM
Misunderstandings on the internet!? I find that hard to believe... :laugh:

Right Hans? :wink:

Private Jokes....Joker Privates!? :o

Wow I gotta quite reading this stuff before coffee.... or Lunch... or Tequila
:D

captdg
11-15-2012, 09:54 AM
Okay..private Joke...

One night a captain sets the anchor on his vessel right off the beach near a lighthouse. He is going to bed and asks the deckhand to stand watch. Tells the deckhand, " If we start drifting away from this lighthouse, wake me immediately!' The deckhand says okay and the captain hits the rack.
Next morning the captain gets up to relieve the deckhand and cant see the lighthouse anywhere. He is very distressed and asks the deckhand " Where is the lighthouse? Why didnt you wake me when we drifted off?" The deckhand replied " Oh No captain, I watched that anchor line all night it didnt move, the lighthouse just cranked up and hauled ass to town".......

Perception..is it reality?

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
11-15-2012, 11:16 AM
Misunderstandings on the internet!? I find that hard to believe... :laugh:

Right Hans? :wink:

Perzakkly.

crgtr
11-15-2012, 11:45 AM
I didn't know about that one...
But I won't join... you can't browse without joining? No thank you...

I'm a member there (along with just about every other one) & the folks there are good people & a great source of info. I would recommend them.

captdg
11-15-2012, 12:27 PM
I didn't know about that one...
But I won't join... you can't browse without joining? No thank you...


You are right..Would like to browse first..I can get first rate PRS answers here. Hey but forget all that, lets turn on Rodney Dangerfields golf bag and dance!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3A9rLoz_0o

Danerada
11-15-2012, 12:32 PM
Depends on what you want. If you want a forum that largely focuses on PRS, then here or these two are your best options:

http://www.prsforums.com/forums/

Many people are registered at all three.

I have been a member at that one since 2006 I believe. I like it there. Pretty laid back...

Danerada
11-15-2012, 12:34 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;29314']Perzakkly.

I'm offended with the liberal use of the letter "k" in your reply.

solacematt
11-15-2012, 12:44 PM
I'm a member there (along with just about every other one) & the folks there are good people & a great source of info. I would recommend them.

I agree, the PRS Forum is a great place with a ton of incredibly nice, and knowledgeable people. Some of the nicest people I came across there were yourself, (thanks again for the DVD by the way, I still share that, hah), markie, bjorn, danerada, dermo, AP515, ArtG and generation zero.

rugerpc
11-15-2012, 12:49 PM
I'm offended with the liberal use of the letter "k" in your reply.

One more "k" and it would really have been offensive.... (does the one extra dot in my ellipsis bother you?) :wink:

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
11-15-2012, 12:53 PM
I'm offended with the liberal use of the letter "k" in your reply.

I'm offended that you're offended. And... that you should include the word "liberal" in a statement directed at me.

[HUFF]




;)

Danerada
11-15-2012, 01:29 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;29325']I'm offended that you're offended. And... that you should include the word "liberal" in a statement directed at me.

[HUFF]




;)

I hope you know the use of the word "liberal" was completely intentional. :)

nanny nanny boo boo...

Danerada
11-15-2012, 01:34 PM
One more "k" and it would really have been offensive.... (does the one extra dot in my ellipsis bother you?) :wink:

ARE YOU SERIOUS WITH THAT "...."?!?!?!?!


:)

rugerpc
11-15-2012, 01:48 PM
nanny nanny boo boo...

I understand that Yogi bear is upset with being characterized as a 'nanny' in your taunt.............

Boogie
11-15-2012, 01:51 PM
I agree, the PRS Forum is a great place with...the nicest people I came across there were yourself, markie, bjorn, danerada, dermo, AP515, ArtG and generation zero.

Well, [HUFF] I know where I stand. :( ;) :D But then again, I am kind of a jerk.

sergiodeblanc
11-15-2012, 02:05 PM
I would never join a different forum just to fulfill my need for more PRS content. Never ever. Nope.

solacematt
11-15-2012, 02:17 PM
Well, [HUFF] I know where I stand. :( ;) :D But then again, I am kind of a jerk.

Yes, I specifically left you out because you have an old school 2X12 Boogie cab :p

markie
11-15-2012, 02:17 PM
I would never join a different forum just to fulfill my need for more PRS content. Never ever. Nope.



I gotta call BS Muh-man :biggrin:

rugerpc
11-15-2012, 02:28 PM
Well, this thread is degenerating nicely I must say.... :)

captdg
11-15-2012, 03:36 PM
I'm offended with the liberal use of the letter "k" in your reply.

Me....prejudiced.....??? some of my best friends own PRS's

sergiodeblanc
11-15-2012, 07:16 PM
I gotta call BS Muh-man :biggrin:
Why? What have you heard? :flute:

alantig
11-15-2012, 07:38 PM
One more "k" and it would really have been offensive.... (does the one extra dot in my ellipsis bother you?) :wink:

An extra period is never cause for alarm.

A missing period, however.. .

Dirty Bob
11-15-2012, 09:19 PM
An extra period is never cause for alarm.

A missing period, however.. .
:rofl:

rugerpc
11-15-2012, 11:23 PM
An extra period is never cause for alarm.

A missing period, however.. .

S H I V E R R R R R R R....

I'm having a flashback to two weeks of serious nail-biting.

JMintzer
11-16-2012, 08:10 AM
An extra period is never cause for alarm.

A missing period, however.. .

http://www.thestar.co.uk/webimage/1.5012912.1349946877!image/3817331321.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/3817331321.jpg

captdg
11-16-2012, 08:40 AM
An extra period is never cause for alarm.

A missing period, however.. .


Now THAT..was funny