Good luck with that as it will never happen.
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Actually, I enjoy the mix of all of it except when it gets to be a personal attack. I have learned things here during some rough debates that otherwise might not have come out. MC Hammer-MC the foil! I think some of us would get bored without a little high intensity debate! This is a hobby...it's supposed to be fun!
I am always ready for any of the three. The key is to realize that THIS is a hobby, not life and death. We are all very very lucky to have the luxury of contemplating any of the proposed topics. This is a first world hobby with all of its supposed queries and quandries. Keep that in mind! We are not solving world hunger, pestilence, drug addiction etc. Some people go too far trying to convince others that they are right or more informed...MAYBE you are Maybe you are not.....make your point,,, chill, ..... relax ....... and be pleasant.😉
True, the term "snake oil" truly needs to be given a vacation, but there's no questioning the passion of the folks that inhabit this website. We love our music and we love hearing it at its best. I enjoy the feistiness that permeates this website. And yeah, it adds a true comedic bent when you and your fellow sandbox throwers are so well-heeled.
Pretty much everything written on this board is an opinion. Good/bad, experienced/not, etc. The only truly objective info here is when actual numbers of measurements are used (rare). Then the argument ensues whether those objective measurements are subjectively better sounding or not. Or, in other words, someone’s opinion.
Eliminate the politics entirely
Agreed, let's keep "The Gon" focused on audio.
Country of Origin; Country of Manufacturer; Country of Branding are inherent qualities of our equipment that we cannot control, and not worth our time in trade war debates -- There are a plethora of other "Gon" platforms for that.
reviews that do not compare to other gear.
this audio hobby is all about X vs Y, how else will we know the <<real deal>>> vs the <<<snakeoil/scam>>>
I acn assure you FR vs box/xover, = no brainer how the shootout will go down.
How about a topic called
~~ ~~Who can make the best, truly fantastic discovery in the audio jungle/hyped/snakeoil forest.
I just won, I found Eureka, Audio Nirvana.
I am the 1st to post that discovery, and no others.
You guys are asleep at the wheel.
i have a penchant for seeking and searching til I find what i am looking for.
I may go down all sorts of dead ends, but i just keep looking.