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post #61 of 73 Old 02-27-2013, 12:21 PM
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Pretentious and condescending "audiophiles" like you are the reason I hope no one calls me an audiophile because then I get associated with the likes of you.
Not all audiophiles are like that. There's a way to spot those you are thinking about. They typically say things like "try them yourself", "how do you know if you haven't used them?" about audio cables.

There are several problems with people who try those ploys. They create situations where great time and inconvenience would be required to fulfill their demands, and they are denying that all audio gear operates in accordance with a fairly short list of physical laws.

In essence they are saying "You don't know that putting a 1893 Denver Mint quarter on the corner of a Watchmajebus model 45,876 loudspeaker doesn't lift three veils from the sound of this rare recording of which only 1 copy is known to exist because you haven't tried it."
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We are getting 8-10" of snow here in Howell Michigan, how about others?

Called for 1-2", we got 8"... Actually, in the past week we have had three storms whip through dumping from 8" to 15" each, two classified as blizzards. 3' piles along all the walks and roads...

On-topic: Don't forget the request to prove by measurements since we say measurements matter on AVS. Too bad we all don't have a spare few hundred k$ around to buy the test equipment and have to depend on klutzs like JA and the AES...

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On-topic: Don't forget the request to prove by measurements since we say measurements matter on AVS. Too bad we all don't have a spare few hundred k$ around to buy the test equipment and have to depend on klutzs like JA and the AES...

I don't think so. A few $100 invested in a computer-based measuring setup can come amazingly close to putting you into JA's shoes. The tough part is not getting the toys but learning how to use them. There appears to be a lot of good free consulting on tap around here.
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Don't you people have any scents?

Theirs at least a pear of ewe who meat here too rays the roof and steel the thread.

Not two mention the wholly hell reined down bye the snake oil salesmen linking us two
cites filled with preys over pretentious and vane audio joules.
Eye no i have know knead four there wears.

Trying to shaikh people down for doe. Its all prophet to them.

I think we should take a pole to sea if they should
bee sensored.

And that's the strait story write they're.

I'm outta hear, I'm tyred.
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Man I give you guys homophone gold and i get crickets. Tough room.

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Yeah.... haha.... It's gold Jerry! Gold! rolleyes.gif
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I just thought you had brain damage so I was being polite...smile.gif...nice one...smile.gif

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Man I give you guys homophone gold and i get crickets. Tough room.
It was impossible to top. Take it as a compliment.

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^Yep, agreed.

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Man I give you guys homophone gold and i get crickets. Tough room.

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I agree with others that it's impossible to top. Kinda reminded me of Owed to a Spell Chequer. biggrin.gif
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Man now I feel like I was fishin for a compliment. I feel kinda slimy and wet. I just don't want to be the thread killer.
Oh look- 4:30 time to start drinking.

Josh, I'll give you this : you are a good sport.
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Man now I feel like I was fishin for a compliment. I feel kinda slimy and wet. I just don't want to be the thread killer.
Oh look- 4:30 time to start drinking.

Josh, I'll give you this : you are a good sport.
smile.gif...this forum can get weird at times so you've got to mix things up sometimes...smile.gif...thanks for the comment...smile.gif

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