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What is mojo?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Tele-friend, Feb 25, 2021.

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  1. Tele-friend

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    I have heard it many times, "this guitar has so much mojo". Especially for vintage guitars. It is obvious what mojo means. But then again what does mojo really mean? Is it that you really wanna play that guitar? It looks awsome? There are so many stories this guitar can tell?
     
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    Mojo means ,it makes me feel good
     
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    It means Ted Nugent has sweated on it.
     
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    Mojo means I’m selling it.

    If I were buying it, it would be called depreciation.
     
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    Mojo is Algonquian, meaning 'chasing the wind'.
     
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    It's this! I got mojo:
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    Quantum entanglement between the instrument and player based on how well the interaction creates a noiseless quantum channel.

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    24 ounces pineapple juice
    24 ounces orange soda
    12 ounces beer
    12 ounces gin
    8 ounces rum

    Stir thoroughly. Serve on ice.

    I’m going by memory, so you may have to adjust to taste.

    If you get to drinking Mojo, just remember, everything will be fine until you stand up. You want to be careful when you stand up.
     
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    An outstanding recording by one of our best. It's Tom and Mike's "guitar" album.:cool:

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    I keep losing mine at the worst possible time.
     
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    It’s American guitar speak for the French term “je ne sais quoi”
    /ˌZHə nə sā ˈkwä /

    noun
    1. a quality that cannot be described or named easily.
      "that je ne sais quoi that makes a professional"
     
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    a made up thing to sell stuff
     
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    Nice hypothesis, but the axioms on which you are building this revolutionary idea are slightly wrong (pickups D.C. resistance 3k is just too low!). :p
     
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    if you get some mojo on you then take a shower & wash it off ..............
     
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    It's stank. You can smell like funky jive **** a mile away..
     
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    In gear parlance, "mojo" is a a seller's way of saying, "I recognize that this item looks pretty beat up and uncared for, but I'm still going to ask an unreasonably high price because it's imbued with an invisible mysticism that will magically transform your playing."

    When I see an amp or pedal ad with the word, "Mojo," i think of a house ad with the word, "cozy."

    EDIT: Also the nickname given to Hideki Tojo's lesser known kid brother, Marty.
     
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    It makes me feel so old when I look at Mike Myers in this picture.
     
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    According to the late Muddy Waters, even though you may have your mojo working, there is a possibility it won't work on another.
     
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