I cannot lay claim to having been on Head-Fi for more than a year or two, and I know that "Sorry about your wallet" has been around long before my time. Does anyone know who first coined it in the context of personal audio?
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good question this is what i have found
Originally Posted by zhenya
I think it's kind of a waste of money to go to the upper end of the line first.
and part of the fun of the hobby is upgrading
Soon you'll understand what 'sorry for your wallet' really means ... =)
EDIT: its from 2005
Edited by WiR3D - 6/14/12 at 6:13am
Here's the earliest post I could find, Dec 2001 and it was already "official" by then.
thats what i got too, using a parametric google search.
I think he was just the first to phrase it that way. So for all intensive purposes, the creator, until otherwise proven different