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    Sticky: Not done one of these for a while. Really good...

    Not done one of these for a while.

    Really good wedding on Friday slightly marred by a handful of women who wouldn't give it a rest wanting some Rangers songs played despite the groom being a...
  2. I bung my gear in the back of a hatchback and...

    I bung my gear in the back of a hatchback and make more per gig than a week' in my teaching job :zip: :)

    But I digress, if the van is starting to worry you then it's probably time to replace it...
  3. My rig is very minimalist - an ADJ hex bar 6 and...

    My rig is very minimalist - an ADJ hex bar 6 and mini Dekker hanging off either speaker pole.

    Last night was my first gig in a bit and I did a little experiment off the back of this thread - I did...
  4. I can't think of any booth I know offering a set...

    I can't think of any booth I know offering a set up like that and it sounds like offering a cheaper alternative that way isn't working for you.

    If it was me I wouldn't even offer a "base" service...
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    There is usually one, they're not worth stressing...

    There is usually one, they're not worth stressing about. Chances are they're a pain in the arse with the rest of the guests too.
  6. NaD did ok for me over the piece numerous years...

    NaD did ok for me over the piece numerous years ago. I was very selective in what I went for so it wasn't a time sink and the high end payers easily covered the outlay. However it was still only...
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    Gazebo.

    Gazebo.
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    Sticky: Never explain, never complain - no apology...

    Never explain, never complain - no apology required on your part for playing a song you had no idea the bride didn't want to hear.
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    Sticky: Had a very rare moodlighting only hire tonight. ...

    Had a very rare moodlighting only hire tonight.

    Battery powered so literally down in a few minutes.

    Blue and gold was the colour scheme. I'd had next to no dialogue with the couple but I asked...
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    Sticky: Interesting observation about the kids and...

    Interesting observation about the kids and probably quite true.

    I don't really count them as gigs but I'm my school's resident DJ (one of my favourite bits of feedback ever was a colleague saying:...
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    Sticky: Congrats. We rescued a female GSD from a manky...

    Congrats. We rescued a female GSD from a manky junkie :Censored::Censored::Censored::Censored::Censored::Censored::Censored: last August. It's been a lot of work undoing 3 years worth of neglect and...
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    Sticky: Ball hair under 100 miles for Saturday's gig but...

    Ball hair under 100 miles for Saturday's gig but it was great

    Basically playing in the sitting room of a very beautiful old country pile. Lovely couple, lovely guests and loads of fun.

    Turns...
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    Same here but it's still nice (for the ego and...

    Same here but it's still nice (for the ego and promotionally) to be getting plenty of returns - you're getting married at XYZ Castle? awesome, here's some feedback I received the last time I did a...
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    Do you chase them up for it?

    Do you chase them up for it?
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    "Quality reverse parking, brought my messages in...

    "Quality reverse parking, brought my messages in pronto" :D I jest. Congrats on finishing up :beer1:

    I've just received a few bits on YT videos from guests for the first time ever. Bit strange and...
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    That's too intrusive for my liking. At the end...

    That's too intrusive for my liking.

    At the end of the night I work the room and make sure I get a chat with at least the bride or groom to make sure they're happy but it feels like crossing a...
  17. Tbh what did you think would happen when you...

    Tbh what did you think would happen when you played a Gary Glitter tune?

    Anecdotes about stars from the 70s getting up to no good are one thing but he's currently in jail and prior to Saville was...
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    It can be baffling mate. While counting up my...

    It can be baffling mate. While counting up my returns I was surprised to see that what I regard as my best ever gig didn't send feedback.

    This is despite the whole wedding being incredible - I...
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    Made a big response on my phone but it's...

    Made a big response on my phone but it's disappeared :confused:

    Have you considered that you just might not be very good? :p :D

    Someone has already hit it on the head - you make it as easy as...
  20. Bigger issue is them getting barged into or...

    Bigger issue is them getting barged into or jumped on by kids.
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    D'oh just realised you were after 15inch tops. In...

    D'oh just realised you were after 15inch tops. In that case I'd probably go dB Opera all day long, even the 12s can get stupid loud.
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    I'm just about to pull the trigger on a set of...

    I'm just about to pull the trigger on a set of Evox J8s.

    I've never dug FBT and I mount some lights onto the array poles so the Evolve is out of the question. The fact it gets great reviews and...
  23. Work colleagues ask me the same. My answer is I...

    Work colleagues ask me the same. My answer is I spend about 12 hours a week in my built in hot tub decompressing. There's a mobile DJ Mag article out there about it

    On a more serious note. I now...
  24. I limit the amount of work I take on so I'm not...

    I limit the amount of work I take on so I'm not bursting my pan. I'm out tomorrow then Saturday but that's it for doublers for a long time.

    I've got one or two midweeks on the cards due to covid...
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    Sticky: UB40 have quite a druggy (albeit not generally...

    UB40 have quite a druggy (albeit not generally coke) following. First time we were in Jamaica I heard more UB40 than Bob Marley :D

    I had a good un last night. Quite an eclectic play list but I...
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