spwath
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spwath

Collegiate hijinks master, Male, 20, from Hartford, CT

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Just got a NAD 5340 at Goodwill for $3. Also came with a free Spin Doctors cd inside Oct 14, 2019 at 4:13 PM

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Oct 14, 2019 at 10:37 PM
    1. spwath
      spwath
      Just got a NAD 5340 at Goodwill for $3. Also came with a free Spin Doctors cd inside
      1. LetMeBeFrank
        LetMeBeFrank
        You are so damn lucky lol
        Oct 14, 2019 at 4:14 PM
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      2. dubharmonic
        dubharmonic
        Little miss little miss little miss
        Oct 14, 2019 at 5:59 PM
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      3. Mithrandir41
        Mithrandir41
        ... Can't be wrong
        Oct 14, 2019 at 9:47 PM
    2. spwath
      spwath
      I am actually doing well with women now that I have started talking to them. Problem is now there is a girl that likes me that I like, but..
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      2. spwath
        spwath
        Thanks for all the advice. I've come a long way since freshman year, thanks to advice from my irl friends, and from people here. You have helped me become a better person.
        Oct 11, 2019 at 8:48 PM
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      3. spwath
        spwath
        It could work well too, my other roommate is dating her roommate. Just spent the evening over at her place playing some Minecraft and talking, good times.
        Oct 13, 2019 at 9:16 PM
      4. spwath
        spwath
        @Kunlun they were not dating, sure, but he actually liked her a lot, and that's kind of why they stopped, because she didn't like him as much.
        That is the reason I feel bad about doing anything, but on the other hand, I also want happiness for myself.
        Oct 14, 2019 at 8:35 AM
    3. spwath
      spwath
      Tests, not fun. Class average for my thermodynamics 2 test was a 55%. I scored above average with my 58%.
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      3. atomicbob
        atomicbob
        The ultimate point of higher education is to learn how to learn. Once that has been accomplished you don't need teachers, though mentors are always useful.
        Oct 9, 2019 at 3:36 PM
      4. spwath
        spwath
        Yeah, I definitely think I could be at the top of my class if I really worked at it. I just don't. A lot of people seem not very smart. But it might be a good time to start putting in some effort.
        Oct 9, 2019 at 3:37 PM
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      5. yotacowboy
        yotacowboy
        #lifelonglearning
        Oct 9, 2019 at 4:32 PM
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    4. spwath
      spwath
      I am going skydiving tomorrow with my friend. Should be a great time!
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      2. FallingObjects
        FallingObjects
        It's not falling you need to be afraid of - it's the ground!

        Good luck and have fun though!
        Oct 5, 2019
      3. spwath
        spwath
        And I didn't get to go today. Went in plane, clouds too low. Will be trying again in 2 weeks
        Oct 6, 2019
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      4. Superexchanger
        Superexchanger
        If you get the bug for it, try to do it somewhere near mountains. Any time you jump is thrilling, but having another height reference as you descend is breathtaking.
        Oct 7, 2019
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    5. spwath
      spwath
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      3. spwath
        spwath
        Yeah, I should have, but I was told that the amplifier worked, just one channel was dead. The only thing I actually did to it was replace the fuses and fix the power cord. I guess something else went wrong.
        Maybe I should get a variac so I don't blow anything up or set my apartment on fire.
        Oct 4, 2019
      4. rtaylor76
        rtaylor76
        Oct 5, 2019
      5. murray
        murray
        Don’t hook up speakers until you’ve checked the outputs for DC. Otherwise you could blow a speaker too.
        Oct 6, 2019
    6. spwath
      spwath
      Saw guest speaker from genelec thursday. Most impressive were the little 3" monitors. Said they went to 70hz. I didnt believe, until I heard
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      2. spwath
        spwath
        Very impressive for their size, and not too bad at $600/pair. Sounded great even in the large lecture hall. Bigger ones were better though. Also pretty inovative subwoofer design they use for their sub, port is cool
        Sep 30, 2019
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      3. rtaylor76
        rtaylor76
        I was always impressed by their stuff. Very detailed and actually had depth over other monitors.
        Sep 30, 2019
    7. spwath
      spwath
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      3. spwath
        spwath
        Yeah, hopefully. First step, one is missing the fuses. Once I get the fuses, one channel still should be bad, but first need fuses. What is the difference between slow blow and fast blow fuses?
        Sep 29, 2019
      4. skem
        skem
        Use them as two monoblocks ;-). j/k. Nice cord on the Bryston.
        Sep 29, 2019
      5. spwath
        spwath
        Yeah, its a thiccccc cord. The grounding pin is broken off though, so I need to replace the connector. Don't feel safe without that ground...
        Sep 29, 2019
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    8. spwath
      spwath
      I need a new 80s/90s rap quote for my next Instagram picture. The party theme was USA, trying to find good quote.
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      2. Kunlun
        Kunlun
        Just thought of that because a guy got fired from his dream job for a years-ago "fuck the police" tweet and an "n---a" in a Kanye lyric he tweeted. Don't get fired 5 years down the road from your Sennheiser job for this shit. I can post a link about the story if you like.
        Sep 29, 2019
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      3. spwath
        spwath
        Yeah, I always keep that in mind. There are no swear words or anything bad in the sections of lyrics I post. Also no illegal activities in images
        Sep 29, 2019
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      4. Claritas
        Claritas
        Sep 29, 2019
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    9. spwath
      spwath
      Tonight is going to be a good night. College is fun.
      1. LetMeBeFrank
        LetMeBeFrank
        Be safe and have fun!
        Sep 28, 2019
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      2. spwath
        spwath
        Good night. Had fun. Lots of stuff happened. Confused. Overall good though, with some weird parts and mistakes
        Sep 28, 2019
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    10. spwath
      spwath
      Found the new top speed of my car. 120mph. Don't think it can go much faster than that...
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    11. spwath
      spwath
      What's the first thing to check if one channel of amp is broken? About to get a Bryson b3 and Hafler 9300 for $60, each with 1 broken chanel
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      2. spwath
        spwath
        I have a paper copy of the schematic of one, ill see if I can find copies on line of it and the other.
        If I get them working, that would be nice
        Sep 28, 2019
      3. zonto
        zonto
        Just hook them up so you’re using the good channels in each. ;)
        Sep 28, 2019
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      4. murray
        murray
        Many Bryston schematics are on their own website.
        Sep 28, 2019
    12. spwath
      spwath
      My big jbls are the best things. Have been through a lot, modifications, added wheels, traveled, covered in beer splashes. Indestructible.
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      2. treboR
        treboR
        These the same ones with the single gold horn?
        Sep 25, 2019
      3. spwath
        spwath
        Yeah, thinking about painting the other horn gold to match.

        Most speakers on campus parties are bad. I just hear clipping, treble, and distortion.
        Sep 25, 2019
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      4. DigMe
        DigMe
        Gotta feed 'em well too.
        Sep 25, 2019
    13. spwath
      spwath
      90 degrees out, no air conditioning, no fun. Music makes it better, but makes my ears hot.
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      2. JK47
        JK47
        Go find a pool to cool off in and lounge around drinking a hangover drink.
        Sep 24, 2019
      3. spwath
        spwath
        Right now it's cold, and I have a cold. I just have to get unsick by this weekend, good party
        Sep 24, 2019
      4. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Sep 24, 2019
    14. spwath
      spwath
      Someone just stole my roommates PS4 while we were in the apartment in a different room. Guess we are keeping our doors locked now...
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      3. spwath
        spwath
        They also stole my friends beats, and started to steal my other friends PS4, it was unplugged
        Sep 21, 2019
      4. BillOhio
        BillOhio
        Did you check Subway?
        Sep 21, 2019
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      5. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        I hope you find the perpetrator. A PS4 does not cost pocket change.
        Sep 22, 2019
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    15. spwath
      spwath
      Applying to lots of internships now. The job I get this summer may be the one I end up at in the future. I wonder where I will end up...
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      2. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        If you find something that allows you to earn money while doing what you like, enjoy! In that case you are lucky.
        Sep 18, 2019
      3. LetMeBeFrank
        LetMeBeFrank
        My wife didn't get her internship until after she graduated. Thankfully they let her walk with everyone else, but at the time there just wasn't much available in health/safety. Her internship was with Marathon and she still works for them 7 years later.
        Sep 18, 2019
      4. Claritas
        Claritas
        If you have to choose between "socially prominent" and "has someone in my area of interest whom I will learn from," always choose the latter. Good mentoring is worth so much more than what some strangers think about where you go to get it.
        Sep 26, 2019
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    16. spwath
      spwath
      I might be doing a project on my Bulova Accutron tuning fork watch for my Vibrations class. Should be interesting
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      2. E_Schaaf
        E_Schaaf
        LOL leave it to my background in sound art installation to completely misunderstand what you meant. I actually did make a room-sized interactive clock installation (for lack of space to describe how it all worked) for my grad thesis.
        Sep 18, 2019
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      3. spwath
        spwath
        Now I am curious about this room sized interactive clock...
        Sep 18, 2019
      4. Syzygy
        Syzygy
        Vibrations…reminds me I just saw that Canon filed a patent which uses magnets to create a Hall effect for IBIS. All the existing systems use voice coils, which are bigger and less precise.

        For those moments when you _want_ vibrations in your electronics.
        Sep 18, 2019
    17. spwath
      spwath
      Something stupid
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      3. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Then you put it in the washing machine and hang it out to try, turn dirty into clean. Does a broom fit in a washing machine by the way or must you resort to hand wash?
        Sep 17, 2019
      4. spwath
        spwath
        I am bringing that broom back today. So my laundry will be cleaner
        Sep 17, 2019
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      5. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Does that make you a witch? If I am correct that indicates you weigh the same as a duck and float. Look it up, Sir Galahad and Monty Python's Quest for the Holy Grail...
        Sep 17, 2019
    18. spwath
      spwath
      Idk what happened, but this weekend I seemed to learn how to talk to people. Didn't stand around akwardly at parties, interacted with people
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      2. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Great. I detested parties when I was your age. They felt like punishment! Then I discovered sitting in the kitchen!

        Making tea for people who are only drinking alcohol because everyone else is was a good move too.
        Sep 15, 2019
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      3. Superexchanger
        Superexchanger
        If by "people" you mean "women", congratulations on joining the .074% of men under 30 able to execute this maneuver.
        Sep 15, 2019
      4. spwath
        spwath
        People does include women
        Sep 15, 2019
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    19. spwath
      spwath
      Hiked 12 miles today, saw a bobcat. Now I am tired. Got to get un tired to party tonight though
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      3. spwath
        spwath
        Yeah, currently waiting in Long line at really good pizza place. Ready to eat, sit, relax, then get back to it.
        Sep 14, 2019
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      4. spwath
        spwath
        Good pizza. My legs still hurt, but that's fine
        Sep 14, 2019
      5. Ringingears
        Ringingears
        12 mile hike and a good pizza. Really great way to spend a Saturday. When you’re in college. I’m just happy for the pizza now. And a 0.2 mile drive to get it. ::)
        Sep 14, 2019
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    20. spwath
      spwath
      I need to learn how to not think. I think too much. I think I am getting better about not thinking to much though.
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      3. spwath
        spwath
        What do I do with 50 to 100 of the same dish after I cook it though...
        Sep 14, 2019
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      4. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Eat it or sell it and make a profit ;-)
        Sep 15, 2019
      5. Claritas
        Claritas
        Sometimes what's needed is not necessarily less thinking, but careful thinking. The multitude of possibilities can be distracting, like many colored marbles all rolling at the same time. Try to figure out which of your ideas are similar or inter-related, and group them together. You might find that your thoughts distract you less.
        Sep 15, 2019
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    Gender:
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    Birthday:
    Aug 4, 1999 (Age: 20)
    Location:
    Hartford, CT
    Occupation:
    Student
    Gear List:
    HD6XX, Pete Millett Jonokuchi, Theta DSPro Progeny, Schiit Eitr, JBL LSR4326p, JBL 2226h/altec 811b/emilar compression driver speakers, random amp depending on whats happening