Just another quick thread. If after playing, someone approaches to you and says:
-Wow, that violin really sounds great! Amazing!
Are you thinking inside:
A) WHAT? It's not the violin, IT'S ME! I make it sound that good, you *****!!! Did you know how many hours it took me to make it sound like THAT?
B) Oh, thank you, it costed me a lot of money, so yeah, it's a great violin
C) Uh? I will take it as a compliment to my playing skills, I won't overthink it...
D) Kill me...
PD: I've seen many users have taken this thread way too seriously. Of course, reading the options I give, it's quite clear I wanted hilarious answers, answers with a touch of humor. Some users here got it, others not at all. I really think 99% of violinists in real life would take that as a compliment and would smile and say thank you, feeling great cause his/her performance was loved by someone. Only a very specific way of saying that compliment, mostly by another violinist, would mean that it's not you, but the violin, what sounds great.
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