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kraut
post Aug 13 2011, 05:27
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a short thank you for a site that stands out from the regular audiophile idiocy of sites like audio asylum, audiogon, and unfortunately even DIYaudio where the pest of unsupported claims freely peddled as ultimate truth is an ever increasing phenomenon.
Thanks for the sanity.
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skamp
post Mar 18 2012, 08:21
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It just occurred to me that asking a nutjob for ABX logs is utterly pointless. First, 9 times out of 10, they'll just refuse to submit to the test, because "the difference is obvious enough". Then, even if they do submit to it, they'll just blame the software when they can't detect any difference. It's obviously broken!

Sure, with such logs, we will have confirmation with a high degree of probability that the nutjob is indeed imagining things. But it will be meaningless to them, and did we really need confirmation that they were nuts?


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post Mar 18 2012, 14:47
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QUOTE (skamp @ Mar 18 2012, 08:21) *
It just occurred to me that asking a nutjob for ABX logs is utterly pointless. First, 9 times out of 10, they'll just refuse to submit to the test, because "the difference is obvious enough". Then, even if they do submit to it, they'll just blame the software when they can't detect any difference. It's obviously broken!


Ah. Imagine if it were the same guy. 19 times out of 20, he'd refuse to submit the test result, and then the 20th time he would FINALLY get it 'working' and submit the success.

[I don't even have to link to that xkcd strip, do I?]


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