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Have BOSS killed the cable industry?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by BelairPlayer, Feb 5, 2018.

  1. BelairPlayer

    BelairPlayer Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 22, 2010
    Ca
    I own several boss pedals and multi-effects units. I'm considering purchasing one of the new Blues Cubes. I haven't had cable in years. Coincidence?
     
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  2. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Age:
    48
    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
    What are your thoughts on smart phones? :p
     

  3. 3fngrs

    3fngrs Friend of Leo's

    Oct 30, 2017
    Ohio
    Never owned a BOSS box. I was literally going to order a CS-3 today but my amp blew up. Now I'm thinking I'll wait until I see if I can fix this or buy another.
     
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  4. Boomhauer

    Boomhauer Friend of Leo's

    Aug 18, 2013
    Michigan
    I don't own a Boss pedal or amp. But, I do have cable.

    This thread checks out.
     

  5. -Hawk-

    -Hawk- Friend of Leo's

    Oct 14, 2015
    IL, USA
    I have a Boss speaker cable. Or maybe it's Roland. Either way, it's the best. You're all beneath me.

    Please check out my blog.
     

  6. Anode100

    Anode100 Friend of Leo's

    May 9, 2014
    Behind my beard.
    I have as many Boss pedals as I have cables.

    I'm confused...
     
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  7. studio1087

    studio1087 Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 10, 2003
    Near Milwaukee
    Boss pedals are like cable TV.

    They're old standards like All in the Family or MASH or Ren & Stimpy.

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Same damn thing. :D
     

  8. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh Poster Extraordinaire

    Jun 13, 2013
    Initech, Inc.
    Now that you mention it, I also don't have cable and I own a Boss pedal. Do you think they may also be responsible for the death of landline telephones? I don't have that either.
     

  9. Dacious

    Dacious Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 16, 2003
    Godzone
    Bruce Springsteen kills cables?
     

  10. xafinity

    xafinity Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Dec 24, 2015
    my Mom's basement
    call comcast and you wont need repairs. For 80mo they promise 75-100mps download and deliver 15-20. So you can see comcast cable internet works as well as your busted amp.
     

  11. soulman969

    soulman969 Telefied Ad Free Member

    Mar 20, 2011
    Englewood, CO
    Have BOSS killed the cable industry?

    Has you gone crazy?
     
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  12. 3fngrs

    3fngrs Friend of Leo's

    Oct 30, 2017
    Ohio
    No cable where I live.
     

  13. xafinity

    xafinity Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Dec 24, 2015
    my Mom's basement

  14. DougM

    DougM Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 5, 2017
    Honolulu, HI
    Since I still have cable TV and a land line, no cell phone, and no Boss pedals, I guess I'm proof of your supposition. I have been thinking of buying an SD1, since it's been so many years since I've had one, to see how it compares to all my other overdrives.
    But, I'm now worried. If I do get one, will my cable and land line stop working?
     

  15. burntfrijoles

    burntfrijoles Poster Extraordinaire

    Boss is actually Skynet. It will kill the entire guitar industry and all guitarists.
     
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  16. Sollipsist

    Sollipsist Tele-Holic

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    Aug 25, 2016
    89108
    BOSS pedals: you only pay once for the exact effect you want, instead of monthly for hundreds of effects you'll never use.

    Cable could learn a lot from BOSS...
     
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  17. jaybones

    jaybones Tele-Afflicted

    @studio1087 While I thoroughly enjoy Ren & Stimpy (you IDIOT!)
    that pedal...
    best way to use a Boss Metal Zone.jpg
     

  18. Boubou

    Boubou Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

    Age:
    58
    Jul 30, 2005
    Montreal, Quebec
    I like this, no need to buy cable to hold the door, just use old Boss door stoppers
     

  19. esetter

    esetter Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Sep 1, 2011
    MI

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