Responses from pesky_wabbit

How To Keep Cat Off Stereo Equipment?
give up, as you will inevitably lose no matter what strategy you employ - we have been domesticated by cats for thousands of years….    
What is the most challenging music to play on a stereo?
Music of a genre I didn’t understand or was unfamiliar with..  
Considering A 20-40 Watt Stereo SET Amp
to put what @atmasphere has so eloquently stated into a nutshell - it‘s all in the implementation…  
Who else can't sleep the night before their fancy new gears arrive?
Shimano Tiagra 4700 10 speed…."  
Considering A 20-40 Watt Stereo SET Amp
as @three_easy_payments has identified, your speakers are the determining factor here. You are really going to have to audition a range of tube amps before purchase as the results of the complex speaker- amp output stage interaction can not be pre... 
If you had to narrow your choices to 4 - 5 speakers
For those bucks I would be looking at ditching the power amp and using the extra funds to go active with ATC. We’re talking a completely different level..  
Are audiophile products designed to initially impress then fatigue to make you upgrade?
It sounds like the OP has foreseen the inevitability of their own audio journey. Pity really….l  
Passion, or ..... Precision?
OP, You appear to have gone down the familiar audiophile rabbit hole of using music to listen to your system rather than vice-versa. Of those who enter this vast labyrinthine network very few are able to return….  
An interesting experience with power cable.
I have usually found a digital front end to really benefit from a good isolation transformer. It follows….  
What are some good things to do when going to an audition
Record the demo on your phone so you can play it back at home to hear what it would sound like..  
Some famous reviewers have atrocious listening rooms!
There is one well known 6moons reviewer who has placed speakers  what could best be described as halfway down a hallway..  
Will increasing speaker cable AWG make a difference in sound quality?
Depends entirely on the context..  
Tubes or Solid State?
It’s all in the implementation…. It’s all in the implementation…. …,,,………  
Why would a moderator remove a cable review?
Cable manufacturer selling competing product through ‘Gon complains to admin and their sales threat is removed. This site fulfils its function as a business platform...  
Preamps can color sound considerably. Surprising?
Personally, I‘m rather in awe of the “Gallbladder machines“ one sees for sale from certain Chinese audio merchants….