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New word for solo and cut
Old 19th May 2006
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New word for solo and cut

So I'm fixin up this console and I found the cheapest way to do the solo and cut button caps is to get the old oned laser engraved. The SSL ones are 10 buck each and I need 80 so that aint happenin. I thought maybe I'll put some new words on there for instance instead of 'cut' I may put 'die' on there. Any one got any other siggestions, with a maximum of 4 letters. Shut the f&%k up is too long.
The best I 've come up with for solo is 'ugly' bcause all my stuff sounds sh!t when you solo it. Oh, hang on, it sounds sh!t when you unsolo it too.
Old 19th May 2006
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Solo and Mute would be too normal?

Solo & Kill?

Love & Hate?

What about symbols - Skull and Crossbone?
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🎧 15 years
how about "me" and "you"?
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🎧 15 years
how's about:
solo --> ME
mute --> zipit
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stfu works just as good for me.


stfu ... one of my all time favorites
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instead of mute you could have "Nope" or "Gone"

For solo how about "only"
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🎧 15 years
Yin & Yang

That might confuse people...gets my vote!

How about "SUCK" and "BLOW"???

I've always wanted a piece of gear with a real 'suck' knob or button... heh
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ooo......suck and blow...I like that. The symbol thing could work too, but could cost more to laser in. I should point out this is my own studio, I don't hire it out but I let a few friends do some rough mixes here if they are in a pinch. Jay, we have a company that does electronic supplies here called Jaycar. You should sue em.
Thanks for the suggestions so far.
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"this" and "that"

"yay" and "nay"

"yes" and "no"

"ok" and "ixnay"

"do" and "don't"

"show" and "hide"

"live" and "die"

"hi" and "bye"

"here" and "there"

"top" and "bottom"

"huh?" and "OK!"

"go" and "stop"

"poop" and "pee" (cause you'll laugh every time you press them..."could you make the guitar pee for a sec? Then just poop on the bass")

"shock" and "awe" (dunno why, but you could think of some sort of justification)
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SOLO = URÜL
MUTE = IH8U OR C'YA
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Hey Led,

who is doing the engraving? I need about 200 pushbutton caps done for my Soundtracs but no one here in Sydney seems to want to touch such a project... I assume you are supplying them with the caps?
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🎧 15 years
Quote:
Originally Posted by Led
ooo......suck and blow...I like that. The symbol thing could work too, but could cost more to laser in. I should point out this is my own studio, I don't hire it out but I let a few friends do some rough mixes here if they are in a pinch. Jay, we have a company that does electronic supplies here called Jaycar. You should sue em.
Thanks for the suggestions so far.

If you go with suck & blow I want pictures!!!
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🎧 10 years
Shock and awe - awe are my initials.
Hey Ziggy, I plan to use the caps already on my desk. i'm planning on using a small place in Melbourne but haven't contacted them yet as I'm short on cash for a few weeks. I'll go find the place, they do it by mail if you want.
BRB
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[QUOTE=Improv]"poop" and "pee" (cause you'll laugh every time you press them..."could you make the guitar pee for a sec? Then just poop on the bass")



I love it. That just made me laugh in the most childish way...

Dan Fox
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Ziggy, I can't find it. I've got it written down in analog format at home, I'll try to find it tonight.
CHeers big ears
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Led
Ziggy, I can't find it. I've got it written down in analog format at home, I'll try to find it tonight.
CHeers big ears
that would be excellent! Thanks!
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🎧 15 years
What about this:

NOPE! (mute)

WHAT? (solo)
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hip & hop

I labeled our Summitt once like that.
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LOVE

&

HATE
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ROCK
&
ROLL

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I'd go for :

Dumb for mute (ie dumb mute)

the opposite being Whiz - for solo.

So WHIZ anbd DUMB

Is that too right brain?
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tβ€’ts

ass
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PHAT & THIN
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I like Yes & No
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I like it, kinda like the Funk Logic trays for the RNLAs:

"Acceleration," "Compression," "Speed," "Brakes," "Exhaust," "Tachometer," "Turbo," and "Cruise."

Great for confusing freelancers.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by max cooper
tβ€’ts

ass
That's the one!
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Cook and Bake might be fun.

What about FCUK and CNUT?
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🎧 15 years
ok ok ok...I got it


GEAR

and

SLUT
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Jai guru deva om
 
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🎧 15 years
"Stay" (SOLO)

"Go" (Cut)

War
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MATE & ENMY (or NME)

JOHN and PAUL - if a Beatles fan.

JFK and JEH (J Edgar Hoover) if into politics (or cross dressing)

STAR and TREK would be cool

as would RED and DWRF (yes, geek and gearslut)

Are you going to do the auxes too? I reckon BISH, BOSH, BASH would be great (if you had only 3, which is unlikely)
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