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The 686s should be fine for surrounds. Another 685 would be the best option for your center. Unfortunately, 685s (as you know) only come in pairs so buying another set might not be a viable option for you. If this doesn't work I'd probably go with the HTM61 (despite the relatively narrow "sweet spot"). For HT, a subwoofer will provide you with the best listening experience. I would recommend something from HSU Research, SVS, or Rhythmik. The B&W subs are decent but they're quite expensive for what you get, hence the internet direct recommendations.
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