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What do we hear when we change the direction of a wire?
Calling out a bunch of gaslighting when observed is a very positive thing IMHO. It’s the gaslighting that is negative. 
What do we hear when we change the direction of a wire?
I’m deciding for me M not others obviously and merely stating my opinion like everyone else including you. If it bothers you, I can’t help that. 
What do we hear when we change the direction of a wire?
My only thought for this topic is so what?If someone sold you directional wire, especially expensive directional wire and forgot to tell you which way is the right way, I’d find another more competent vendor. Or maybe it just really does not matte... 
The Absurdity of it All
Old guys are all we got.  
What do we hear when we change the direction of a wire?
I am keeping tabs on threads these days....this one goes under "totally useless". That’s being kind. Gaslighting people is even worse than useless. 
Food: What does the typical audiophile eat?
Sometimes just take a chill pill and check this out.  https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_9Wx8BRjzoI 
What’s your obstacles on the way of listening
All the rest of life.  
Are the new Ohm Walsh speakers Audiophile quality?
Hi @bondmanpThere is that and omnis are not something most audiophiles are used to.  Some even totally discount the entire concept of omnidirectional speakers.  
My Terrible Emotiva Experience
Thanks for sharing the experience so people know what they might be getting into. I would not buy from a company that would sell anything in the condition you describe unless spelled out in detail up front. Used is one thing. Dirty and gross is an... 
Are Preamplifier’s Relevant Today or just a Hinderance with Digital Playback ?
You can easily get by without a separate pre-amp it’s your choice.  
Small Footprint SS Power Amps
Various Bel Canto models.  
At the moment the one that comes to mind is “Lizard” by King Crimson ( remastered by Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree fame and various other accolades) which is actually a suite and somehow manages to fuse a little bit of everything including rock,... 
Turntables.....A point of diminishing returns?
Exotic turntables are like museum pieces.   You don’t judge them solely on performance.  Consider them engineering works of art.  
A proposed protocol for "Manufacture" Challenges in the time of Covid (and after)
Raven Audio Nighthawk
What is so embarrassing exactly? Trying to represent all people like you signed up to do and the job requires? Trying to do the right thing knowing you won’t please everybody? Being respectful to others and their differing views and perspectives? ...