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Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« on: March 31, 2023, 01:36:48 PM »
Someone shared with me this Emily Hopkins video about a new JHS pedal, and I really can't tell I hate that I'm questioning if this is real or not…



coming off of Josh's own history of making videos mocking the terribleness of solid state amps, the true water holding of certain mysterious pedals like (a la the Bad Monkey), and so on.

This is incredibly elaborate piss taking, it just has to be!



https://www.jhspedals.info/ <— the current front page material's CTA leads to the merch store https://shop.merchcentral.com/collections/jhs-pedals/products/jhs-pedals-bat-sim-t-shirt    and we're March 31st… is March 31st the new April Fools Day? Am I finally getting old and not getting jokes right off the bat (ha) anymore? (don't answer that)


I think I'm more angry about having to question it (publicly or otherwise) than I am actually not knowing. -____________-
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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2023, 01:47:00 PM »
They’d never splurge on aluminum knobs.

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Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2023, 01:51:17 PM »
I’m not sure I believe it either. It all sounds ridiculous.

Edit oh no, it’s complete BS. I think it’s because the 1st is on a Saturday, although I’m not sure what that would matter.

CVS 9v batteries only. Get outta here.


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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2023, 02:46:40 PM »
Nobody falls for jokes on April 1 anymore, so you gotta drop em a day or two early these days

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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2023, 03:27:15 PM »
It's sooooo stupid I can't believe anyone would actually fall for it... The only thing I found funny was her shirt :)

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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2023, 03:41:30 PM »
It was already April 1st in Aus and NZ when they posted it…checks out.

 I’ll have to watch it later, Emily is hilarious.


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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2023, 05:02:05 PM »
I like how JHS has learned to get outside artists to tell their jokes so they seem less spiteful.

In any case, this reminded me of a rig rundown with Sonny Landreth in which he says he didn't like the sound he got with 9v rechargeable batteries (presumably NiMH), preferring the sound of a SLA (or maybe Li Ion?) battery pedal power supply. If I ever claim something like that, I hope someone slaps me back to my senses--but Sonny Landreth, I dunno.

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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2023, 05:14:45 PM »
JHS also released a video. If you click the "buy" link in the video description, it eventually leads you to an option to buy a shirt that says, "I believe in magic". April 1st being on a Saturday, I think they decided to release their traditional April Fools video on the closest normal video release day for them.

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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2023, 05:56:47 PM »
You guys are really harshing my mellow.
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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2023, 09:02:08 PM »
It's obviously a crock. Everybody knows that Jimi Hendrix used Eveready "black cat" batteries to get his tone.
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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2023, 11:28:59 PM »
"Dear Eveready,

I was about to go on stage at Woodstock when…"

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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2023, 12:29:03 AM »
Josh isn't even a good troll.
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Re: Am I just a gullible rube…? why am I questioning this
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2023, 04:27:53 AM »
Emily and Josh are top-tier trolls   ;D
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