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According to SBAF, ASR SINAD measurements better than ~75db have zero correlation to any subjective quality or aspect of sound. Dec 6, 2019 at 4:23 PM

    1. purr1n
      purr1n
      According to SBAF, ASR SINAD measurements better than ~75db have zero correlation to any subjective quality or aspect of sound.
      1. ChaChaRealSmooth
        ChaChaRealSmooth
        That's assuming the measurements were even done correctly in the first place.
        Dec 6, 2019 at 4:28 PM
      2. yotacowboy
        yotacowboy
        ABSOLUTELY CANNOT RECOMMEND.
        Dec 6, 2019 at 4:29 PM
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    2. julian67
      julian67
      You can delete my profile and membership. The way you react to a simple dissenting opinion, offered without ill intent, really surprises me to the extent that I wonder if there is something wrong with you. Who but a sycophant would want to subscribe to this kind of behaviour? Thanks for all the fish etc.
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      2. insidious meme
        insidious meme
        You could have private convo'd any of the staff here instead of going the drama queen route. Or just drop off like most people would do. Now you'll not only have your profile and everything left intact, but you'll have the added pleasure of others ripping on you.
        Nov 28, 2019
      3. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Whoa! @julian67, just tell yourself to take a week off. After that, decide whether the deficiencies you perceive here in SBAF are worth leaving. Don't just stomp off in a huff. Even if the huff is inevitable, don't burn bridges. Just stuff I learnt in my years on the internet.
        Nov 28, 2019
      4. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        I'm still a member of the forum I walked away from because it is full of bullshit. I don't intend to go back and participate, and they know it, but... still I got nice enquiries and support when our city was flooded. And still people say hi sometimes if we meet. Better bridges than burnt.

        (Not Headfi. I guess I still have membership there too, but don't care.)
        Nov 28, 2019
    3. purr1n
      purr1n
      QOTD (stolen): I used to think IT guys were weird. Then I got into audio.
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      3. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        @Hands So you will curse this person with MS' B.S.O.D. and then Apple's B.S.O.D. and then ask: "Do you prefer blue or black?"

        Then proceed to let this person install Windows 98 and load up YouTube?
        Nov 22, 2019
      4. Hands
        Hands
        That's not IT. That's just dum.
        Nov 22, 2019
      5. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        I know, therefore I find it funny.
        Nov 22, 2019
    4. purr1n
      purr1n
      Rosson Audio Design RAD-0 headphone is the real deal.
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      2. MisterRogers
        MisterRogers
        I'd jump all over a loaner of these.
        Nov 18, 2019
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      3. neogeosnk
        neogeosnk
        The loaner pair I heard were very nice, with slightly I though bass boost so wouldn't work with all genres. Prefer these over the Lcd-4 & Ether 2, though.
        Nov 18, 2019
      4. Magnetostatic_Tubephile
        Magnetostatic_Tubephile
        And I thought only Audeze were dumb enough to keep doing running changes all the time...
        Nov 19, 2019
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    5. purr1n
      purr1n
      Doctor Who episode: a few micrograms of gluten fatal to humans 9000 years in the future - root cause is Whole Foods.
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      2. Artasia
        Artasia
        That shit must be so fucking bad in SoCal. I mean it's pervasive everywhere, but you are at the epicenter.
        Nov 15, 2019
      3. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        And glutens are totally harmless to the vast majority of people, right? Gluten-free is just a fad.
        Nov 16, 2019
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      4. Mystic
        Mystic
        I love the gluten craze. It has had the side effect of helping people who really need to be gluten free. Both my father and brother have Celiac disease. Gluten literally kills them slowly over time. It's hereditary so I could even develop it anytime. Celiac isn't as uncommon as you'd think.
        Nov 16, 2019
    6. purr1n
      purr1n
      Five phono cartridge blind test Thunderdome at the Schittr! Results tomorrow.
      1. Lyander
        Lyander
        Someone should invite some of the more outspoken regulars on r/headphones to one of these.
        Nov 15, 2019
      2. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Whereas things-with-moving-parts are usually the least subject to denial that things sound different (it's hard to deny!) where blind tests for transducers come in handy is "Which do you like the best without knowing the label or the price."

        All good stuff. And damned hard work. I just buy stuff I like the colour of ;)
        Nov 16, 2019
    7. purr1n
      purr1n
      Want to start a tech company to deliver environmentally conscious diapers. Need money to increase revenue. Someone connect me with SoftBank?
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      2. JK47
        JK47
        How about dirty diaper distribution for the diaper sniffers?
        Nov 14, 2019
      3. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Good idea. Multiple use before disposal.
        Nov 15, 2019
      4. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        I support old-fashioned, toweling diapers (nappies, as we Brits call them). But then they tell me that the detergent and fuel used in washing them is just as harmful. The answer is: put baby outside to crap in the street.
        Nov 15, 2019
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    8. purr1n
      purr1n
      Don't know what's worse: Weezer covering Black Sabbath or Weezer covering MJ. They don't take themselves seriously, but some things sacred.
      1. Deep Funk, treboR, JK47 and 3 others like this.
      2. Lyander
        Lyander
        The worst part is Weezer existing, and I say that as someone who likes their music.
        Nov 12, 2019
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      3. Psalmanazar
        Psalmanazar
        Ozzy already did with Speak of the Devil. Everything is so overplayed and his redubbed vox are lol
        Nov 12, 2019
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      4. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        If you cover MJ or Nirvana give it your all. Alien Ant Farm was fun. Patty Smith was legendary. If you want to cover Black Sabbath and MJ you cannot Toto through it. Go balls out and own it...
        Nov 13, 2019
        crazychile and Lyander like this.
    9. purr1n
      purr1n
      I miss when Alex Trebek used to be a colossal deadpan dick to Jeopardy contestants.
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      2. FallingObjects
    10. JustAnotherRando
      JustAnotherRando
      Whups, posted in the wrong place, sorry. Too early in the morning over here.
      1. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Coffee helps. Speaking from experience...
        Nov 9, 2019
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    11. purr1n
      purr1n
      Wife and I helped a lady down the street find a physician that took Medicare. Ugh, not sure Medicare for All is a good idea.
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      2. treboR
        treboR
        It's super stressful deciding on the plan, and then what it covers, then the cost of premiums/deductibles/etc. So remove that stressor with UHC. This illusion of choice on what crummier mickey mouse health insurance you can get is a false freedom. You would be freer if you didn't have to worry about such stuff. And hey corporations/small biz would be happier to get out of employer-based insurance too.
        Nov 11, 2019
      3. purr1n
        purr1n
        Quite frankly, I just wanted my old plan back. The private plans were never a stressor, I didn't want gov't helping me. We had long terms savings, being cheap on a lot of stuff. The stressor only cames when gov't with good intentions tried to help, imposed help, but instead maked everything more expensive with less choice. The good thing is some of this has been fixed, years after the fact.
        Nov 11, 2019
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      4. YMO
        YMO
        It's always the same story: When the government come in it always takes away people's choice and make a problem worse.
        Nov 11, 2019
    12. purr1n
      purr1n
      Was thinking about lowering drawbridge to new members this week. Nope.
      1. Claritas
        Claritas
        Indeed, Cap'n. It's still way too noisy here. I still don't who many of these people are, what their knowledge level and experience is, and what their preferences are. And, believe me, I've tried.
        Nov 4, 2019
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      2. JK47
        JK47
        OMFG FOTM... JIZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!
        Nov 4, 2019
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      3. Priidik
        Priidik
        Has referral put on the table already? Gives some responsibility to a Friend who puts forward a new member candidate. Guys from Mongolia and Estonia would have probably been left out originally, though.
        Nov 4, 2019
        YMO, JK47 and Lyander like this.
    13. purr1n
      purr1n
      Was about to open new registrations until I read a few low quality posts. New regs closed - still closed.
    14. purr1n
      purr1n
      Newflash: DiCaprio and Thunberg to give 90% of future earnings to buy people Teslas and solar panels to stave off climate change.
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      3. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Apple used to be okay. Thing is all the hipsters and climate awareness sheeple still fall for shiny Apple products with planned obsolescence awaiting them and fashion products that have a short life-span.

        It boggles my mind. "Look how shiny!" "Save the planet!"
        Nov 3, 2019
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      4. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Yet another thing about Apple I didn't know: that they are supposed to score environment points?

        Plainly, though, there's a lot I don't know about Apple kit, because it doesn't interest me. How, for instance, does it score on repairability?
        Nov 4, 2019
      5. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Bad to impossible. Unless you buy their proper pro-gear which nobody talks about...
        Nov 4, 2019
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    15. purr1n
      purr1n
      PG&E is so toast. It's lose-lose for them, since people in 2019 have forgotten that "acts of God" are a very real part of human existence.
      1. pure5152, hikergrl, Deep Funk and 6 others like this.
    16. purr1n
      purr1n
      Adam Neumann to receive up to $1.7 billion as part of exit. Company should have been named Me instead of We. Be wary working with douchbags.
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      2. FallingObjects
        FallingObjects
        And after they finish with layoffs (4,000+ people I think?) they should be named "WeDontWork"
        Oct 24, 2019
      3. YMO
        YMO
        $1.7 billion going back to Israel. Who is laughing now?
        Oct 24, 2019
      4. drgumbybrain
        drgumbybrain
        The Wall Street Journal reported that Neumann had aspirations such as living forever, becoming the world's first trillionaire, expanding WeWork to the planet Mars, becoming Israel’s prime minister, and becoming "president of the world".[33] Interesting chap
        Oct 24, 2019
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    17. purr1n
      purr1n
      Got my son to stop farting around with Minecraft. We are now playing WOW Classic together.
      1. hikergrl, Roman, Deep Funk and 8 others like this.
    18. purr1n
      purr1n
      Sigh. We are not ready yet to open new registrations.
    19. purr1n
      purr1n
      LBJ: I hope Space Jam 2 makes a ton of money in China.
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      2. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        They might not like Bugs Bunny, just saying...
        Oct 15, 2019
      3. treboR
      4. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        The injustice to a wallet filled with less money for an already wealthy man is unspeakable. Such a terrible fate for a man known to sport Royal Oaks like cheap Casios. The horror...
        Oct 16, 2019
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    20. purr1n
      purr1n
      ZMF Closed Verite in! Review soon. Big woody cups!
      1. Syzygy, Jinxy245, obsiCO and 15 others like this.
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      3. E_Schaaf
        E_Schaaf
        I like em better than Verite Open even though they're more alike than different FR-wise. Looking forward to measurements! Thinking about doing a spider chart for ZMFs myself.
        Oct 3, 2019
        Jinxy245, Lyander, Ash1412 and 2 others like this.
      4. Ksaurav402
        Ksaurav402
        Perfect timing as the limited time launch sale ends on 7th
        Oct 3, 2019
      5. purr1n
        purr1n
        How to you out-Verite a Verite? Verite Closed - takes all the charms of the Verite and x2.
        Oct 3, 2019
        Jinxy245, obsiCO, Ash1412 and 2 others like this.
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    Gender:
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    Birthday:
    Aug 1, 1968 (Age: 51)
    Location:
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    There's no replacement for displacement: works for motors, and woofers too.
    Portable gear setups in the past 10 years: Sony X to Sony ZX2; UERM to Andro/Solaris. That's it. I don't chase.