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What other hobby or hobbies do you have?
Another gardener here. My garden is really quite lovely. A garden is never finished. It's a work n progress, always evolving. In gardening I have found my creativity.  
What are the speakers you very rarely find in the Used market(Audiogon or Anywhere)?
Vapor Audio. 
Has anyone tried these stunning new CPT power cord?
Skytop, in one of your recent posts you talk about how much hate there is in this country and that hatred flows in the veins of so many. I wouldn't label your above post as hateful, but it certainly falls into the category of rude/nasty. Sorry you... 
Enjoying Spotify Premium
The Spotify catalog is the best out there. I used it for quite a while and when I upgraded more than one of my components the S Q suffered. I'll have to give it another go since they've made changes. For me, the Tidal library is  terribly lacking.... 
Your favorite male soul voices
+1 for Jackie Wilson. I saw him in my home town of Detroit when I was a kid or young teen. What an extraordinary entertainer he was. He danced and danced well all over his stage and could do full splits as well. 
So excited by the state of today's British folk 😉
Thank you for those. I too will check them out.  
2019 FL AUDIO EXPO thoughts and perspectives...
Jim, thank you for the detailed descriptions of your aural experiences at the show. Your time and efforts are very much appreciated. 
Best song for immediate impact when presenting or testing?
My first go to is "Ode to a Butterfly" by Nickle Creek 
Best audio companies and dealers
Maybe I missed it but I didn't see a vote for Kevin Hayes/VAC. I vote for VAC. The independent one person companies need recognition too.Andy of Vintage Tube Services, Pete of Triode Wire Labs,  Bob of CeriousTechnologies...all responsive, with gr... 
SOS: Andy Bowman - Vintage Tube Services
We need more like Andy. 
What area or country do you live in ?
@jond, yes Detroit has fallen far. There was a time, as I'm sure you know, when Detroit was a a thriving city. Much of the decline was secondary to 'white flight.' The infamous riots wreaked havoc  as well. African Americans moved into the white n... 
What area or country do you live in ?
Born and raised in Detroit. Left for the bay area as a young woman. I live in Berkeley CA and am no longer a young woman. 
Best deal on unterminated bulk silver speaker cable for budget audiophiles
 Re tempo, is 7 feet long enough for you?  I have them. I looked you up to PM you and you didn't come up. Kindly pm me if you want more info. Thank you. 
Qobuz.
@whatthe Read the above posts. 
What is the latest greatest USB add on device?
@grannyring , is the OP that you reference, 'tubelover2 'from the usaudiomart thread? Thank you.