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Solar flares are here, everyone unplug your dryer!
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-damage-could-be-caused-by-a-massive-solar-storm-25627394/ https://www.sciencealert.com/a-large-enough-solar-storm-could-knock-out-our-power-grid-an-engineer-explain-how   https://earthsky.org/s... 
Solar flares are here, everyone unplug your dryer!
You just couldn’t hold yourself back, could you, @mahgister . And yourself who harassed me in others thread WITHOUT ANY ARGUMENT from you you just could not hold back yourself ? No i could not hold back about a very well known fact of history... 
Did anyone else disconnect thier equipment due to the geomagnetic storms?
yes... Pretty much all quebec but more in some locations... 9 hours without electricity taught us a lot about electricity ... 😊   @mahgister -      Were you affected by the 1989 Quebec Solar Outage?  
Solar flares are here, everyone unplug your dryer!
Does anyone know if there is a way to block a poster so their posts are not visible? There is one particular poster who posts meaningless paragraphs about everything under the sun - mostly incorrect. I politely sent that person a pm asking him to... 
This sound-suppressing silk can create quiet spaces
We cannot underestimate noise effect on health... But it is a relatively new scientific priority matter: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41370-024-00642-5   There is more specific details between the relation of music here and specific disorde... 
Did anyone else disconnect thier equipment due to the geomagnetic storms?
Audiophiles need dry clothes. 😊  
Did anyone else disconnect thier equipment due to the geomagnetic storms?
«CMEs travel outward from the Sun at speeds ranging from slower than 250 kilometers per second (km/s) to as fast as near 3000 km/s. The fastest Earth-directed CMEs can reach our planet in as little as 15-18 hours. Slower CMEs can take several days... 
Why even bother?
 Many people dont feel the moral duty pertaining to someone who sell something... For most "moral duty" as a concept  had no more sense than biological sex, it is a free choice , no consequences for them...  
This sound-suppressing silk can create quiet spaces
Interesting for sure! Thanks ...😊  
Solar flares are here, everyone unplug your dryer!
Let me say that we need electricity... I dont have anything to make my soup heating... And in winter here it is really cold at night ... I will pray for our grid to stay whole and working ... I remember very well the last time with a CME... 😊 ... 
Audiophile frame of mind
I like buying gear pieces too... I will probably if i could afford it just by audiophile obsession...😁 ( But What active speakers i could pick to beat my actual heavily modified one? They costed me 100 bucks 12 years ago and i would probably be o... 
Classical Music for Aficionados
There is no best Brandenburg as there is no best Art of the fugue... But by far my prefered version is Hogwood ... but beware dont judge by the first movement ...    
How Soon Do You Realize You Don't Like a Piece of Gear?
Gear change are motivated by synergy before anything else... It takes me few minutes to decide to return back a TOP tube amplifier costing way more than my Old Sansui alpha a S.S. design. And the TOP tube amplifier i returned back is not a trash ... 
Solid state amp vs tube amps
I use a tube preamplification to help my active speakers... It work... But if you think tube/s.s. make a difference and it does, acoustics control of the room had more impact than almost any upgrade improvement... Acoustics does not replace gear... 
Audiophile frame of mind
Then generally "audiophile state of mind" is linked to the next upgrading gear cost... As illustrated by the OP statement... "acoustic state of mind" by contrast is motivated by real listening under control experience and experiments at no cost o...