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by joe
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: What was the first record you bought
Replies: 41
Views: 845
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Re: What was the first record you bought

Single: Let's Hang On! by the Four Seasons

Album: The Beatles (The White Album)
by joe
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: Hi-Fi Blogs
Replies: 10
Views: 507
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Re: Hi-Fi Blogs

The only one I read is HiFi Foo Fight. Indeed, I'm not aware of the existence of any others.
by joe
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Political Correctness
Replies: 41
Views: 1327
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Re: Political Correctness

setting son wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:57 pm
joe wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:06 pm
setting son wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:59 am
Did you just assume our genders?!
Depends. Are you one of the 90% or one of the 10%?
Weekdays or weekends?
It's Monday, isn't it?
by joe
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Political Correctness
Replies: 41
Views: 1327
Great Britain

Re: Political Correctness

setting son wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:59 am
Did you just assume our genders?!
Depends. Are you one of the 90% or one of the 10%?
by joe
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Political Correctness
Replies: 41
Views: 1327
Great Britain

Re: Political Correctness

I'd guess it's a fairly safe bet that 90% of forum members are white, heterosexual, middle-aged men, who are only offended at 'PC gorn mad' and can't understand how anyone not white, male and heterosexual could possibly be offended by racism, sexism or homophobia.
by joe
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Political Correctness
Replies: 41
Views: 1327
Great Britain

Re: Political Correctness

Yebbut that's the Guardian. They're, like, PC gorn mad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afRtJEaOSoE
by joe
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Political Correctness
Replies: 41
Views: 1327
Great Britain

Re: Political Correctness

I mainly play classical music, so no-one can be offended by the lyrics.
by joe
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Drama Queen, no Crap Second Hand Dealers Lies.
Replies: 43
Views: 1827
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Re: Drama Queen, no Crap Second Hand Dealers Lies.

It also highlights the drawback of direct/mail order selling; both vendor and customer are at the mercy of the couriers. Having said that, I've never had any problems with the ones I've used (mostly UPS and DPD).
by joe
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Time the Slurpers are killed off
Replies: 73
Views: 2252
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Re: Time the Slurpers are killed off

I estimate a specialist Integrated amp that cost £500 in the mid 90s is now £2000 plus. Four times the price at least while pay has probably only increased by 50% at most. Speakers appear to have gone even more stratospheric in price. The Bank of England's inflation calculator shows goods costing £...
by joe
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Political Correctness
Replies: 41
Views: 1327
Great Britain

Re: Political Correctness

I'm not sure what your point is, really. If you think racism, sexism and homophobia are things of the past, you're wrong, but that may not be your point.