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thoughts while listening
Systembuilder:No. do you? 
thoughts while listening
garebearNO. but given the usual drivel on this site, it didn't seem too out of the norm. just curious. I always think of time and places in my younger days. 
where is the soundstage formed
thank you for your posts 
The Hub: News, events, gossip: Come the REVOLUTION
to paraphase someone .......... audio was a hobby became a business and is now a racket. 
The Hub: Here's some GOOD NEWS from the audio biz
Every time I read Audio Bill I think of the book/movie Ship of Fools. The prices are ridiculous... the 'science' is voodoo .... Young people are a lot of things, but stupid ain't one of them. they know they don't need or want insanely priced gear ... 
Upgrade Quandry - Who's on first?
buy some music. 
Recomendations Please
why would you want what's not on the source? high fidelity means true to the original. 
The Hub: Just how bad is it in high end audio?
Mr Manners: you misunderstood me I didn't mean that older people were not into current pop music.... I meant young people don't think it's very good either .... on the typical cd, at best you get one or maybe two decent songs and a lot of filler f... 
AUDIO 'TWINS'
thank you all for your comments 
The Hub: Just how bad is it in high end audio?
one other factor: with the exception of classical music, what music is there worth spending a fortune on gear to hear. Other than classical music, all the CDs i buy are by artist long dead or disbanded. what we have is a perfect storm. everything ... 
The Hub: Just how bad is it in high end audio?
don't forget price .... its the root of the rot picture a young man getting started in life with a wife and kids being told 'you can't have real hi-fi without 2ooo dollar interconnects'. please note i am not shouting i have learned my lesson.macro... 
The Hub: Just how bad is it in high end audio?
THE POROBLEM IS THAT SO MUCH OF SO-CALLED HIGH END AUDIO IS A SCAM! SNAKE OIL! RIP-OFF! DISHONEST!! AND THE AMERICAN CONSUMER KNOWS IT. I LOVE MUSIC HAVE 700 LPs AND 2000 CDs AND THEY SOUND JUST WONDERFUL THRU MY HARMAN KARDON RECEIVER AND POLK LS... 
Any vets among the Audiophiles here?
government run amuck??? i didn't know there had been a coup d'etat or do you mean the one the american people elected? 
Any vets among the Audiophiles here?
US ARMY 1967 - 1996 I MISS THE AUDIO CLUBS IN GERMANY STEREO WAS EXCITING AND REAL ADVANCEMENTS WERE BEING MADE ALMOST MONTHLY. 
What is the effect of age on audio components?
thanks for all the input