bixby
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bixby

Friend, Male, from Northern Colorado

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Would you actually say yes to a new $200 6sn7 from Apos Feb 8, 2024

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    1. bixby
      bixby
      Cali Crew, weather nerds predicting the worse, anyone worried about hurricane dumping tons o rain on socal?
      1. penguins
        penguins
        See my status below yours.

        Have been through a few hurricanes in my youth elsewhere and they weren't bad by themselves, but this is also in proper buildings with infrastructure designed to handle it.

        Somewhat worried because buildings and infrastructure here are not designed for massive rain and 60+ mph winds. Repair times are also not that great - even in good weather.
        Aug 17, 2023
      2. penguins
        penguins
        On the flip side, it does look like it is supposed to pass relatively quickly.

        Also, not worried per se, but wondering how society here will fare as well. i.e. will people mostly stay inside due to floods or are we going to see mass looting and chaos in LA + San Diego?
        Aug 18, 2023
      3. roshambo123
        roshambo123
        We just had like four months of endless rain. Now panik?
        Aug 18, 2023
    2. bixby
      bixby
      Some site issues seem to have been temporary or Chrome related.
      1. Kernel Kurtz
        Kernel Kurtz
        I can't seem to post. I get a Cloudflare "checking the security of your connection" error.
        Aug 17, 2023
      2. shotgunshane
        shotgunshane
        I received a cloudflare security error recently as well. I’ve let the Klingon High Council know.
        Aug 17, 2023
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    3. bixby
      bixby
      Thoughts to our friends in the NWT in Canada. Wildfires are so fierce there now.
      1. Biodegraded
        Biodegraded
        Bouncing your kind thoughts over to Maui, where, holy shit...
        Aug 17, 2023
    4. bixby
      bixby
      Returned the Letshouer S12 Pro- A bit too spicy up top. Should I venture to the Tin P1Max?
      1. Biodegraded
        Biodegraded
        I can't remember, did you ever try 7Hz Timeless? More relaxed from the upper mids up than the S12, but bass can be a bit loose depending on source/tips/ears. Fit is the main issue.
        Aug 11, 2023
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    5. bixby
      bixby
      I think cables for iems = tires for cars. Tuning potential for desired sound but will not change the character of the car/iem
      1. Cryptowolf, Jinxy245, Lyander and 2 others like this.
      2. Qildail
        Qildail
        However, this does explain why the speedometer was wrong on all the IEMs I’ve ever tried…
        Aug 9, 2023
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      3. Vansen
        Vansen
        And sometimes someone slaps a pair of Goodyear Eagles on a sports car and you think, “WTF is wrong with this car?”… same with some stock cables. Hope Empire Ears has better stock cables these days.
        Aug 9, 2023
      4. Biodegraded
        Biodegraded
        Wouldn't tips be more akin to tires? Which would make cables, idk... spark plugs?
        Aug 10, 2023
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    6. bixby
      bixby
      Don't you love posters on reddit or other places that like to comment on the quality of their IEMS's base (sic)
      1. Qildail and zottel like this.
      2. Claritas
        Claritas
        Tell them to hire a land surveyor to be sure. They just might do it.
        Aug 3, 2023
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    7. bixby
      bixby
      Letshouer S12Pro vs Tangzu Heyday for walks with LG phone in high power mode?
      1. Gazny likes this.
      2. bixby
        bixby
        Ordered the S12Pro. I might like the spicier treble.
        Jul 31, 2023
        Biodegraded and Kolohe like this.
    8. bixby
      bixby
      CD sampler music bundle Is it better to do a 15 or so bundle or break it down into 5ers-ship $ go down with bulk
      1. Claritas
        Claritas
        I'd do it by genre in batches of 5 or 6. I've *never* bought a larger batch, because anything larger always includes several discs I'm not interested in. And it's not as if people can't buy more than one batch, as long as you allow that. Are you parting with any classical CDs (or pre-war jazz)?
        Jul 27, 2023
      2. DigMe
        DigMe
        Send it media mail.
        Jul 27, 2023
    9. bixby
      bixby
      Messi-I know nothing about soccer aka futbol, yet his free kick was sublime. Now to watch the US womern, Yah!
      1. Jinxy245 and jexby like this.
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      3. bixby
        bixby
        I know nothing about obiwan
        Jul 21, 2023
        Thad E Ginathom likes this.
      4. jexby
        jexby
        I'd rather watch Mbappe.
        Jul 21, 2023
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      5. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        @bixby, this is not the forum that you are looking for
        Jul 22, 2023
    10. bixby
      bixby
      CD fans, l am going to offer up a good portion of my collection soon.
      1. Josh83, Cryptowolf, zottel and 12 others like this.
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      3. Boops
        Boops
        When is the drop?
        Jul 20, 2023
      4. Merrick
        Merrick
        Definitely interested!
        Jul 20, 2023
      5. bixby
        bixby
        These will be vg to exe & scratch free so no 2 buck chuck, but the first tranche will be the lowest priced. Est time 1 to 2 weeks max.
        Jul 20, 2023
    11. bixby
      bixby
      Lots of youtubers are bassheads. To wit, how many freaking Shure mics with uber bass are used by the more experienced creators?
      1. Cryptowolf and Azimuth like this.
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      3. Azimuth
        Azimuth
        And @Lyander you are absolutely correct. The cage actually makes it less versitile to me beause you can't get it close enough and the bass chamber is too much. I wonder if their new SEv7 is a PG58 diaphragm. Certainly cheaper build. I just can't get past their grainy sound and the low-mids is just too much, at least for my voice.
        Jul 19, 2023
        Cryptowolf, Lyander and gsanger like this.
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      5. Lyander
        Lyander
        @Azimuth might be missing something but the V7 isn't a Shure mic so I doubt it has a PG58 assembly; it's just a relatively new mic that I brought up as a way to illustrate how there seem to be lots of viable alternatives to the classic SM57/58 nowadays.

        Could have gotten confused with the Shure MV7, which is like a more "content creator"-oriented SM7B?
        Jul 19, 2023
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    12. bixby
      bixby
      without further ado.. the most used youtube phrase and DUMB! And if you say adieu even worse, you are even dumber
      1. Boops, caute and Vansen like this.
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      3. gixxerwimp
        gixxerwimp
        Glad I don't have these problems with the channels I usually watch. You guys just need to be more selective.
        Jul 14, 2023
      4. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        The worst thing on talk-based youtube videos is... continuous background music.

        WTF... *WHY?*
        Jul 15, 2023
        Cryptowolf and Claritas like this.
      5. Claritas
        Claritas
        @Thad E Ginathom That's true everywhere in America. I have to wear Ety ER20s in several stores.
        Jul 15, 2023
    13. bixby
      bixby
      UAPP Crossfeed settings- Where to start? What setting do you use?
      1. Claritas likes this.
      2. gixxerwimp
        gixxerwimp
        I used to use UAPP as a source into micro iDSD, but have since moved on to a full size rig. Probably played around with crossfeed at the time, but remember zero. Subbed to see if anyone suggests anything.
        Jul 8, 2023
    14. bixby
      bixby
      Mastodon-anyone using it?
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      2. zottel
        zottel
        @bixby No, news is not what Matrix is about. It’s a chat system, like the others I mentioned. Yes, there are rooms where newsfeeds are posted, but the feeling is more like the status posts here.
        Jul 6, 2023
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      3. bixby
        bixby
        @zottel That is what I gleaned after digging a bit more. Thanks for the update.
        Jul 6, 2023
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      4. Syzygy
        Syzygy
        Nostr, where you own your content, but it can't be changed or deleted. No personal information needed to use it … just have it generate a keypair for you.
        Jul 7, 2023
    15. bixby
      bixby
      Based on your experience, do Dac/Amp dongles benefit from burn in?
      1. Riotvan
        Riotvan
        Not that I’ve noticed. I once hooked up my Groove to a linear psu and it was noticeably better though. Think cleaner and better blackground, the usual tropes.
        Jul 3, 2023
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    16. bixby
      bixby
      news junkies-lots of shit going on in ruzzia today. And some interesting stuff in Belarus!
      1. Azimuth
        Azimuth
        Prigozhin Is now standing down unfortunately.
        Jun 24, 2023
    17. Dandrac42
      Dandrac42
      It took me a while to get used to Firefox but I love it now. Just my probably not useful 1.9 cents.
      1. Deep Funk, Northwest and bixby like this.
      2. bixby
        bixby
        Thanks!. I use Edge a lot but have so many sites that feel so comfortable with Chrome. I use Opera as well. May have to give the fox another go.
        Jun 18, 2023
    18. bixby
      bixby
      Thanks Google for deleting Chrome bookmark manager and making tabs unreadable. Yea, I found workarounds.
      1. Cryptowolf and Dandrac42 like this.
      2. Merrick
        Merrick
        Google removing useful features that you built your whole workflow around? That's NEVER happened before...
        Jun 19, 2023
        zottel, Sqveak and bixby like this.
      3. zottel
        zottel
        What made me switch back to Firefox long ago already (although FF didn’t have a fast JS engine yet back then) was when Google removed vertical tabs (on top of each other to the left, which makes it possible to read tab titles even with several hundred tabs open). FF has the (even better) Tree Style Tabs extension for that.
        Never looked back.
        Jun 20, 2023
    19. bixby
      bixby
      the netflix revolution in the us has begun! Shorting the stock might be a short term profit, wmmv
    20. bixby
      bixby
      Air pods Max- Why so many youtubers with travel and food channels wearing these $549 HPs? Well, along with Air Jordans.
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      2. Merrick
        Merrick
        Comfortable, noise canceling, good enough sound for most people, works seamlessly with iPhones.
        May 30, 2023
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      3. gixxerwimp
        gixxerwimp
        Yeah, 99.98% certainty they're crapPhone users, so why not stay in the ecosystem? No 3rd party headphone is going to work as nicely.
        May 30, 2023
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      4. Vansen
        Vansen
        Apple did a good job with them. If they’d add an EQ to tame that bass, I’d buy one right now and forget about my Sonys. Even a bit of love for them here on SBAF.
        May 31, 2023
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