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by Lurcher300b
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Linn - is the end near?
Replies: 60
Views: 3291
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Re: Linn - is the end near?

In life, as in hi-fi...the measurements do not tell the whole story. Zero hours contracts are counted as 'employment' in the figures. Many of those who are counted as employed are in part time roles but need full time roles and others are on temporary contracts. Leading academics reckon the unemplo...
by Lurcher300b
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Linn - is the end near?
Replies: 60
Views: 3291
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Re: Linn - is the end near?

But remember the potential tax advantage to having high R&D expenditure.
by Lurcher300b
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Hi-res sample rates - a genuine improvement in SQ, or a marketing trick?
Replies: 18
Views: 967
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Re: Hi-res sample rates - a genuine improvement in SQ, or a marketing trick?

The sampling rate, the number of times per second that the musical signal is digitally stored, is indicative of how accurately the sound-waves are reproduced. Higher rate => smaller increments => more accuracy. Not sure what you mean by "accuracy", but the sample rate alters the maximum frequency t...
by Lurcher300b
Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Taking the piss out of politics
Replies: 195
Views: 9199
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Re: Taking the piss out of politics

may cost £58bn
Odd how when it's giving money to English people in England its "cost", but when its giving money to faceless international corporations its "investing in Britain".
by Lurcher300b
Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Taking the piss out of politics
Replies: 195
Views: 9199
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Re: Taking the piss out of politics

Equally bad are those who make up their mind and never change it, circumstances can change and wise people can re-evaluate their viewpoint. So you agree that we should have a second referendum then? An interesting question. 1) A referendum (on a particular question) should be a once only occasion. ...
by Lurcher300b
Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Taking the piss out of politics
Replies: 195
Views: 9199
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Re: Taking the piss out of politics

Equally bad are those who make up their mind and never change it, circumstances can change and wise people can re-evaluate their viewpoint.
So you agree that we should have a second referendum then?
by Lurcher300b
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Ribbon tweeters - Educate me please
Replies: 13
Views: 611
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Re: Ribbon tweeters - Educate me please

There is no coil to make an amplifier friendly load. How is it done
Real ribbons have a step down transformer built in to match the amp to the ribbon.
by Lurcher300b
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Taking the piss out of politics
Replies: 195
Views: 9199
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Re: Taking the piss out of politics

In just the past 3 days the Conservatives Party has actively and deliberately set out to mislead the public on 3 separate occasions: A fake 'fact check' Twitter page that was a relabelled account run by CCHQ. A claim of £500 p.a. saving by removing low earners from Natoonal Insurance payments. The ...
by Lurcher300b
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Taking the piss out of politics
Replies: 195
Views: 9199
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Re: Taking the piss out of politics

Good point, but calling Thatcher Maggie didn't make me despise her any less.
by Lurcher300b
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Taking the piss out of politics
Replies: 195
Views: 9199
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Re: Taking the piss out of politics

Adolf Hitler had some ideas you might like to consider.
That does prove the point you may think you are arguing against, change can happen in all directions. But it can happen, and then unhappen.