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How do you know you have GAS?


If you enthusiastically talk to non-playing friends about guitars all the time (regardless of their yawns and eye-rolls) You probably have GAS.


If you get excited when you see a guitar positioned in the corner of a movie scene . You probably have GAS.


If you sit close to the TV when a band is playing trying to work out what make and model they are playing, you probably have GAS.


If you have more guitars than your can physically play......you've got GAS


If you have some guitars that you haven't played in over six months....You've got GAS


IF you don't know the exact number of guitars you have, You've got GAS


If you get excited about when someone else buys a guitar in the forum...you've probably got GAS.


IF you spend more time scouring forums, Ebay, Craig's List, than you do PLAYING your guitars.....You've probably got GAS.


If you are sneaking Guitars into the house so that your wife doesn't see them, .....You've probably got GAS.


If you are thinking like this, " You know, I don't have a guitar with (fill in the blank) (Koa, Walnut, Blackwood)......tonewoods on the back and sides yet.....You've got GAS


If you already have a hand built custom designed guitar by a world reknowned Luthier, AND you are still looking for another custom designed guitar, You've got GAS


If you have some guitars under the bed, in the closet, in the attic AND your music room is full already AND you are still looking for another guitar.....You've got GAS


If you explain away all your guitars by saying."I am holding on to these as investments", You've got GAS



If the spouse is saying, "honey, please come to bed" and you'd rather sit up and pore over eBay lisitngs.....You probably have GAS.


If you find yourself short of breath every time you see a UPS truck.....You probably have GAS.


If you've ever caught yourself thinking, "boy, if I wasn't married..."...You probably have GAS.


If you have more than one guitar shop on speed-dial...


If you're offered an early retirement buyout and don't take it because you haven't got all the guitars you want yet...You probably have GAS.


if you haven't got time to play guitar because you're working a second job to pay for guitars...You probably have GAS.


if you read any of these and thought, "THAT'S just normal"....You probably have GAS.


If you are looking at a wooden table top and you are thinking, "Man, that would make a great back and sides to a guitar"......You probably have GAS.


If you have to build an extra wing on your house to accomodate guitar cases.....you probably have Gas


If you can't have house guests, because your guest room is filled with guitars......most likely you have GAS.


If you own TWO identical guitars, so that you can use a different sets of strings on the same guitars to hear the difference.....you definitely have GAS.


If you only buy guitars that all look alike (for example, only ever buying black guitars), so that your wife won't be able to distinguish one from another, missing any new additions......you probably have GAS


If the company makes two guitars exactly the same, except with different tone woods on the back and sides, and you want to buy both of them so you can hear the difference between the tone woods, you most likely have GAS.


If you have a guitar that is more expensive than your car, you've got GAS!


If you had to raise the coverage of your renter's insurance 3 times in the past year because of guitars, you've got GAS!

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If when talking about guitars to your spouse you have said: "Hey' date=' it's not like I'm out there spending money on drugs and and other vices, these are works of art![/quote']


Just the other day the wife was complaining about having gear all over the family room...and I told her I have 9 guitars... she said, at least they don't have to go to the vet's!

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