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What audio aspect are you knowledgeable in?
I’m very good at sitting and listening to music.  Only problem, too much sitting. 
What’s your obstacles on the way of listening
Our dog has excellent hearing. She is a coward, constantly on alert and reacts to even subtle street sounds with barking and howling that goes on far too long.   Damn!The dog was dumped on us by our Daughter and we love her........the dog. 
The myth of "best" in audio needs to be addressed by all of us
MC dislikes this notion because deep down inside he knows that he owns the best and makes it even better with MC certified tweaks.   This is the only truth.  The reason his friends “best” stereo sounded like crap is because MC played his CD, contr... 
Is It Time To Sell My Vinyl Rig?
What Elliotbejr said ++++ 
The Wilt Chamberlain of Audio Gear
I thought you are looking for extremely tall speakers!Wilt  Vs Russell was the battle.  Seemed like every other week.  Not many teams back then. 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
Excellent post glupson. Spot on.Tom looks at 40 records to find a White Hot stamper.  According to the source of all knowledge, Wikipedia, The Year of the Cat went platinum in the U. S. in 1977 ie one million sold.  This suggests there are at leas... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
MC.  We are not talking about poor recordings.   Bad is bad. You are suggesting if it isn’t a Tom’s better record, it is bad and you aren’t interested.  Silly and self limiting.  I’m off now to listen to nm classical imports I picked up at a thrif... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
Wow mc, think of all the great music you don’t have or listen to because you perceive the sonics to be less than 5 star.   
Looking for a black brushed mental bookshelf speaker
See the thread on VCB above. 
Albums you played endlessly growing up
High Tide and Green Grass.    Stones  
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
Anyone with a large collection of records knows that some records stand out as being truly great examples of recording, mastering,  and pressing.  Big deal.  I can’t think of a better way to turn off budding audiophiles interested in vinyl than te... 
Reference Recordings
Yes Reference Recordings only sound good when played on MC’s system. 
What is the Silliest Accessory You Have Ever Seen.
I missed Frank, but attended a Zappa plays Zappa concert about seven years ago.Dweezil is a genuine guitar wizard and the band was amazing.  Frank would be proud. 
What is the Silliest Accessory You Have Ever Seen.
I used to get psyched up for high school basketball games listening to Peaches and Regalia.  Didn’t help much in our losing 1969 season, but I became a Zappa fan forever. 
Artists you feel you can rely on, buy any new album unheard.
The Rolling StonesThen and now.