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AI-Written Stereophile Articles
AI:  Super senstivie measurements.  No subjective listening biases. Expansive vocabulary. Audio review(er) problem solved? Except ... ... people have less than perfect instruments on board, are subject to bias(es) and stumble with finding the r... 
Useless Things
A friend told a story about visiting another out of state friend, and noticed he was propping up his garage door for ventilation with a Mac amp chassis. My friend asked if he could go to Home Depot, pick up a concrete block to replace the the Mac ... 
You're not a true audiophile unless...
The label "audiophile" can be a badge of honor or invoke grimaces and/or mockery depending on whether interactions with others are complimentary, helpful, or condescending. When opportunity arrises, and you enthusiastically whip out your smart pho... 
You're not a true audiophile unless...
One who can converse regularly in audio forums without embarrassing themselves (too badly)  
Humour
A seasoned audiophile, an electrical engineer, and a strongly-opinionated hifi reviewer walk into a bar ...  
"I love it when a plan comes together!!!"
Well played.  On multiple levels.  
Humour
Duirng my most recent checkup at the Dr's office, I was told my blood pressure was too high and was instructed to stop watching cable news. I cancelled my Audioquest newsletter.  
Humour
I didn’t know my bass from my oboe until I became an audiophile.  
Amp showing its age?
Lots of words of wisdom here.   Well dine.  
I’m confused. Please explain.
@hifiguy42 "I would guess I'm an outlier, but I actually don't enjoy most (in person) live music." I get it.  At my age, I've discovered that the proximity of the Port-A-Potty(s) is the number one priority for me at live events.  Yes, even highe... 
How cheap can you go and still be happy with the sound?
@chenry Well stated.  And, correct.  Currently "messing around" with Fosi and WiiM gear at present.  At just over $350 (for the pair), delivers something "enjoyable" to those who have not had the opportunity to get up close and personal with stel... 
How cheap can you go and still be happy with the sound?
@asvjerry ... Sunbeam (Tiger/Alpine) = British ≠ metric.  Got lots of 1/4-20 & 1/4-28 bolts holding the windscreen frames, boot and bonnet brackets in place.  Go figure.  
How cheap can you go and still be happy with the sound?
@asvjerry You rarely disappoint. Your "tool bounce off" moment was an effective Newtonian physics demonstration. Very impressive! One question: Was the wrench standard or Metric?  
I’m confused. Please explain.
As an dealer of "pretty decent" audio gear, I was proud of our product selection at the time. I got word that the Polish national champion string quartet was coming to our area. So, I got tickets. About 47 seconds into the performance, I hated eve... 
Graphene Sluggo - Unlocking Sonic Scenery
@verafiaudio Thanks for noticing.  Made my day.  I'd like to take create for this little tidbit, but it goes back a long way.  Pretty sure it was a comedian one-liner from years ago.