The notion that by being active/inactive in your local music scene it may or may not influence your own success in it. This refers specifically to musicians and particularly to the ones who mope at home all day crapping on about how bad the scene is and how it never gets anywhere, this in turn brings the scene down because of a lack of participants.
Guy1: How come they get so many gigs?
Guy2: Their members leave the house occasionally to go and hang with other bands and make contacts.
Guy1: That's gay, I'm too brutal and metal for that gay stuff.
Guy2: That's some bad gig karma