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    Taking Advantage of Psychoacoustics
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    Wrong versions of CD's being shipped

    Several times recently, I have ordered a particular version (release of a CD) and had them ship me something different. Today I got a German Asylum release of Joni Mitchell's Court and Spark, when I ordered the Rhino release. And... the jewel case was all broken into pieces too, due to being...
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    Adventures in Rice

    I thought a topic other than impending doom might be nice. And, rice is nice. I've found a source for xlnt sushi rice (exported from Japan; tho not double-blind tested). And I have sources for heritage long grain rices. So, I wanted to ask about black rice, purple rice, etc. And also GABA...
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    While I am addicted to cheese, I have a question which relates to Objective Measurement on this topic.... Everything I see about cheese (including the two books on cheese that I own) says that the cheese must be free to breathe and should not be wrapped in plastic. However, all high end...
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    Sunfire Theater Grand

    This is the famous Bob Carver design AV pre-amp that is noted for not working, and neither does mine. Regard it as a parts bin or art object or something you may be able to repair if you have more spare time than I do. I have no idea what it is worth but hate to throw things away, esp. if they...
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    Lower Cost Stereo Receivers - excluding AV units

    We don't seem to have a thread on receivers. What are good stereo receivers for a decent price? - must include a remote - may or may not need a phono input - AM/FM required How about it?
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    How many HiFi products have Unregulated Power Supplies??

    Heading off objections to this companion thread:
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    Best digital version of Talking Heads - More Songs about Buildings and Food

    e.g. CD, DVD - is there an SACD? or has MFSL released a version?
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    Making Punk Look Stupid
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    Current Draw of a Subwoofer

    Has anyone measured this? I'm curious what the max. amps might be for home use.
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    Cognitive Bias & Biases

    We need a thread on cognitive biases. You can post links to your book chapters here... But why not start with:
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    Music Cognition

    Berklee has a lab on this...
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    Subjective Descriptions of Equipment

    "the rendering of the xx is too clinical and that of the [older unit] is more beautiful" - any guesses as to what two items this person was comparing?
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    Maggot Brain

    They may be two of the most influential notes in funk-rock history: the soaring, plaintive start to guitarist Eddie Hazel's legendary solo in Funkadelic's "Maggot Brain."
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    Post info & Pics of your Five Channel Systems

    I'm sure there are more people here than Kal with these HiFi setups... (note please exclude lower end 5 chan for video "support" - you get define lower end)
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    Cordless Speakers

    Suppose I have a 13 kJ Li battery (like a car battery) - How long could I run a HiFi or near hiFi (restricted LF) active speaker that uses Class D amps, and WiFi to receive the music feed, plus a DAC? Anybody know?
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    Another Way to Get Screwed
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    Cheap A to D - that is easy to use on an iMac

    anything come to mind?
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    Auditory memory

    I just hope I never hear claims re echoic memory again in any audio forum! Scientists don't understand how or how well it all works - ok?
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    In Praise of Your Local Library

    reading the Bandcamp Praise thread reminded me to search my local library... It has over 15,000 CDs - the popn. in my town is 170,000. I can't get everything I want to borrow from the library, but sometimes I can get what I need. I find it very useful to see if I want to buy music, esp. in an...
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