Great idea. In addition to building cables for members at cost, I should spend my hard earned money on trying to disprove every false claim that comes along to appease your sense of truth. And clearly there is a misunderstanding of what a hypothesis is because one was never stated.
I realize that you are basically the resident troll. That's fine. You have a reputation to maintain so I don't take offense to your passive-aggressive "tone". I have nothing against you. I was simply pointing out what I saw and provided the reasoning for my position.
Also, I also understand that the only actual reason for your response was to defend your friend Wayne. There is value in that. For that, you have my respect. However, It was unnecessary because my intent was never malicious.
To answer your question (in bold). Please feel free to quote the part of any of my posts that I accused "ALL" the people that own Zu cables of advertising. So far, you are the only person to use that word. As a matter of fact, so far I have yet to accuse anyone of it. I said that they sounded "like they were trying to sell it" or "like an ad". I stand by those statements -- They did.
See, here is the best part. I stated my opinion of the company and of the way I thought something sounded. That is otherwise known as an "opinion". As you might know, I actually don't have any need to justify my opinion. Now, if I had said "X members are all advertising for Zu cables and have ulterior motives", then it would only be reasonable to provide evidence of said statement. I made no such claim.
Going to be frank here for clarity. You don't seem to hold any claim to this company. In fact, you've said things that would lead one to believe that you don't particularly trust their claims and practices either. So from that there are only a few possible reason for you to even respond. 1. For Wayne's defense (which you've already done). 2. Simply to be antagonistic.
I'm going to go with #1 as the reason and let it be the end of the conversation.
Just to finalize, I don't think the information on Zu's site adequately or transparently explains their products and provides little to no explanation of their actual cable build to justify it being any different. Additionally, while Wayne isn't likely involved with Zu products in any way shape or form, he did offer up the product that I just explained seems shady. My reason for pointing out his post was to point out that the company has some discrepancies, not to hurt Wayne.
"What is truth? It's true, if and only if it is actually the case". - me
Welp i guess it all goes back to the supposed "tone" of it all. I simply responded with the tone that i perceived as expressed via your post toward WAYNE. Guess i was tryin' to fight fire with fire in this case, BUT while i was typing up my post in defense of WAYNE, i didn't see what has transpired in all the subsequent posts. In fact what i posted was somewhat redundant cuz WAYNE had already clearly explained himself and ya'll had came to an understanding. I might have misinterpreted your initial tone as being malicious and i apologize for that if that was not your original intent. It just sounded to me that you were being a smart mouth and was accusing WAYNE of being a shill outta' the blue for no good reason at all.
Since this "misunderstanding" has been settled we can finally go back to talk about these X1s and their lovely cables.
See you don't have to spend all your money to disprove every false claim that comes along in order to appease my sense of truth, just this one time will suffice. In fact it's not even about me, this whole argument wasn't even about me to begin with, what it WAS about is getting the best sound outta' these X1s with the best cable. As a music/ gear lover like myself, WAYNE was merely trying to share what sounded best with his X1s, and these Zu cable as much trouble as it has already created, is worth the trouble tbh. Since you own a set of X1s yourself i just want you to hear them at their best, and if you are willing to spend $15 on some cable plug for a DIY project, c'mon meng $40 for a cable shipped is chump change. Not telling you how you should spend your money but.......... we're only looking out for you and your best interest, those X1s.
If they suck then you can come back and give WAYNE and i a good flamin'. But if they are THAT much better sounding than the cables that you have been using/making then we both will be happy for ya'. :)
In the NAME OF SCIENCE!!!
Oh Oh me too!!! I want a hook up as well, but i am sticking to my belief regarding cables and cable guys................ you just can't trust them.