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    I have one of these. One bummer about using it...

    I have one of these. One bummer about using it for music is that it doesn't do gapless playback.
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    This is turning into a big problem in our...

    This is turning into a big problem in our communication. We keep talking about two different things.

    I know what ABX is and what it's for, and so do you. But I feel you keep veering off-topic...
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    And what you refuse to address in your little...

    And what you refuse to address in your little hair-splitting expeditions is how a person (trained or untrained) is able to make a clear claim that he *is* able to hear differences in multidimensional...
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    No, they did not specifically address that, but...

    No, they did not specifically address that, but the references show numerous examples where "multidimensional" audio was used.



    LOL? All he's saying is that:



    For the 100th time. This...
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    Speaking of Dr. Bech, in table 1 of this paper...

    Speaking of Dr. Bech, in table 1 of this paper he recommends blind listening tests to reduce "bias due to equipment appearance, listener expectations, preference, and emotions"
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    Yea it really is a yawn at this point. Why I...

    Yea it really is a yawn at this point. Why I tried to bow out earlier. A simple google search would probably turn up 9837459750345 forum threads around the net that have the exact same content.
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    This is you just being deliberately obtuse. ...

    This is you just being deliberately obtuse.



    And I keep telling you that examples of a poorly designed/administered test do not mean that ABX testing itself is flawed. That's like me pointing...
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    How could I provide evidence to this. I can only...

    How could I provide evidence to this. I can only explain the logic. I keep telling you that all this stuff about multi-dimensional stimuli is irrelevant to what we're talking about here. The...
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    It's really not that complicated DK. Guy...

    It's really not that complicated DK.

    Guy claims wire A has extended bass response, wider soundstage, or whatever compared to wire B.

    The burden of proof is on him.

    If he can hear these...
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    What more is there to say? I had my go at it,...

    What more is there to say? I had my go at it, and you had yours.

    ABX has its limits, and the way I see it, you're railing against the people who seem to think that just the mention of ABX or DBT...
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    @DarqueKnight: I should also say that I...

    @DarqueKnight:

    I should also say that I appreciate the effort you've put into your posts, and I don't want you to think I'm dismissing everything you've said. You presented your views in a very...
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    There's a lot of stuff to talk about here DK. ...

    There's a lot of stuff to talk about here DK. I've tried to carefully read every thing you've written, and linked to with an open mind, and I still disagree with the crux of your argument which...
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    It's not really clear to me exactly what you're...

    It's not really clear to me exactly what you're saying here. But I definitely agree with the idea that differences can be heard without the use of blind testing.

    Also, I agree that 30-90 seconds...
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    I agree with you. I wonder if two channel stereo...

    I agree with you. I wonder if two channel stereo is mostly tapped-out in that regard. I know Bob Carver and some others have made statements to that effect, and seem to think that DSP and...
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    There are obviously a lot of problems with this...

    There are obviously a lot of problems with this "study". It's very informal, and wouldn't stand up to peer review (neither would the alternative subjective method you prefer)... and you've spent a...
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    I completely agree about this, as do most of the...

    I completely agree about this, as do most of the posters who've quoted you on that point. 90 seconds would be far to less for me. I own many guitars and often spent weeks with them thinking about...
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    I don't have the time to address all of this now,...

    I don't have the time to address all of this now, but while reading the link you posted above, I did have some thoughts. I hate to be long winded about it because I'd guess it won't be read, but the...
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    Yes. I've followed the debate for many years. ...

    Yes. I've followed the debate for many years. In fact there is a raging debate (click link) with John Atkinson (editor of Stereophile magazine) right now at Hydrogenaudio on this sort of thing. ...
  19. FYI I can understand too why it's insulting. But...

    I can understand too why it's insulting. But eliminating bias is not a simple matter. Many posters here pretend like bias/placebo don't even exist at all. "I know what i heard. 'nuff said, and if...
  20. FYI This is not really about preferences, but rather...

    This is not really about preferences, but rather deciding if there's any audible difference at all in the first place - from which a person could then form a preference?
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    Yea that's a big bummer for me too.

    Yea that's a big bummer for me too.
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    Well you're right. And I did admit earlier that...

    Well you're right. And I did admit earlier that my first post was over-the-top and probably seemed to come out of left field. So I'm sorry for being a douchebag there.

    But in my defense, I have...
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    I'd rather not get into a pissing contest about...

    I'd rather not get into a pissing contest about the specific components I use, because I fear that everything will get sidetracked into this:

    1. "I see your gear is not bad, but I'm afraid it's...
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    I don't have a lot of experience with 'voodoo'...

    I don't have a lot of experience with 'voodoo' stuff. I try to concentrate on things that have real potential to improve the sound quality.
  25. FYI Exactly. There's a small group of very vocal...

    Exactly. There's a small group of very vocal teenage hecklers who try to chase off anyone who dares challenge their ridiculous claims.
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