Which Hi-fi forums do you post on and why

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Which Hi-Fi forums do you post on

Art of Sound
43
24%
Pink Fish Media
46
26%
Hi-Fi Wigwam
23
13%
What Hi-fi
8
5%
Others
57
32%
 
Total votes: 177

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Dr Bunsen Honeydew
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Which Hi-fi forums do you post on and why

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:41 pm

Which Hi-Fi forums do you post on and why? (Trying out the poll option)

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kevjones
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Unread post by kevjones » Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:43 am

Seems to work!

To be fair I hardly post on any forum but I do enjoy reading them. I think it reflects how I am in life!
I admit I have some very old NVA gear in my hi fi

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Unread post by shevans » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:24 am

More of a lurker, just a few odd posts on the Wam & Pink Fish. I do also read AOS but not registered.

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Unread post by howardc1951 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:45 am

Only this one and AOS. I don't even read any of the others - unless there's a particular link to something.

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Unread post by Theo » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:49 am

Used to post more often on the main three. Quite sporadic these days: trying to waste less time on forums, as I found them too engrossing. Needed to kick the habit :)
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Re: Which Hi-fi forums do you post on and why

Unread post by Lindsayt » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:40 pm

I post on pfm very rarely these days because it felt like I was always the away team at a football match.

I post rarely on Wigwam. It just seems that that there's not many topics on there that interest me or where I feel I can contribute to the debate. I do like the bake-off culture that they have on that forum.

I post frequently enough on What Hi-fi. When I first started posting on there, my views on hi-fi and the best ways to buy it were completely the opposite to the vast majority of posters. Over the last year there has been an improvement with more and more posters interested in alternatives the previous status quo there: buying new from a dealers after a demo, splitting budget according approximate percentage guidelines, slimline ported speakers, buying well known mostly British brands only.

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Re: Which Hi-fi forums do you post on and why

Unread post by Gromit » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:17 pm

Lindsayt wrote:
I post rarely on Wigwam. It just seems that that there's not many topics on there that interest me or where I feel I can contribute to the debate. I do like the bake-off culture that they have on that forum.
Nail > Head.

As I said a while back on the old HifiSubj forum, I've largely given up posting about hifi - most of the time I've been chatting about motorcycling on Wigwam. I don't think it's a disillusionment particularly, it's more the case that a lot of the time I really cannot believe what I'm reading - one example is people discussing (and arguing over) instrumental tonality, without any point of reference whatsoever, is one of my pet hates.
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Unread post by applemarc » Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:37 pm

I only post on wigwam so I can sell my pre amp and speaker cable I do read some of the others
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Re: Which Hi-fi forums do you post on and why

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:50 pm

Gromit wrote:
Lindsayt wrote:
I post rarely on Wigwam. It just seems that that there's not many topics on there that interest me or where I feel I can contribute to the debate. I do like the bake-off culture that they have on that forum.
Nail > Head.

As I said a while back on the old HifiSubj forum, I've largely given up posting about hifi - most of the time I've been chatting about motorcycling on Wigwam. I don't think it's a disillusionment particularly, it's more the case that a lot of the time I really cannot believe what I'm reading - one example is people discussing (and arguing over) instrumental tonality, without any point of reference whatsoever, is one of my pet hates.
Especially with pianos. I think piano is the biggest and best test for a hi-fi system. People who don't like pianos have crap systems IMO, but I re-interate only IMO.

I like hearing which is the best or most interesting, obviously the recording comes into it. This is an example of what I think is a good piano.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXtVBJDPs6k A Fazioli baby or boudoir grand by the look of it.

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Re: Which Hi-fi forums do you post on and why

Unread post by f1eng » Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:34 pm

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Gromit wrote:
Lindsayt wrote: I post rarely on Wigwam. It just seems that that there's not many topics on there that interest me or where I feel I can contribute to the debate. I do like the bake-off culture that they have on that forum.
Nail > Head.

As I said a while back on the old HifiSubj forum, I've largely given up posting about hifi - most of the time I've been chatting about motorcycling on Wigwam. I don't think it's a disillusionment particularly, it's more the case that a lot of the time I really cannot believe what I'm reading - one example is people discussing (and arguing over) instrumental tonality, without any point of reference whatsoever, is one of my pet hates.
Especially with pianos. I think piano is the biggest and best test for a hi-fi system. People who don't like pianos have crap systems IMO, but I re-interate only IMO.

I like hearing which is the best or most interesting, obviously the recording comes into it. This is an example of what I think is a good piano.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXtVBJDPs6k A Fazioli baby or boudoir grand by the look of it.
I completely agree with the Piano hypothesis. My wife is a professional musician, and we have a Steinway Model B piano in the music room which is played frequently, so I am very familiar with it. I have done a fair bit of amateur recordings of her, and others, over the years. Making a piano sound realistic is difficult but worthwhile!

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