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What Kind of "Guitar Store Guitarist" Are You?

In his latest video, "Every Guitar Store Guitarist," online guitar guy Jared Dines imitates a slew of typical "guitar store guitarists."

Maybe some of them will sound familiar to you; maybe you actually are one of these guitarists!

There's the know-it-all, the question guy, the "watch me shred" guy, the shy beginner, the pick thief, the crowd pleaser, the time waster, the dude with no respect and, well, so many more.

Dines shot this clip at The Guitar Store in Seattle, which—I'm just sayin'—seems to have a nice selection of gear.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.