My gosh! You have showed me the light in which I've been wrong all along. Everything you just said makes perfect sense! You speak wonders! I'm gonna drive two hours away just so I can listen to a pair of Bose and Beats that I've already listened to before. Or I can meet up with a complete stranger and hope he's close to my area, and listen to the cans he's got. Or I could even take the time to borrow a pair from The Cable Company and pay for shipping charges. Either way, it's a must! Man, all the thousands of people who buy headphones before they listen to them are complete and utter fools! It doesn't matter how deeply they research on the headphones. If they spent hours closely listening to what people had to say about the sound. All of that is just a bunch of phooey. I just can't believe the mind set I had before seeing your comment. Thank goodness I did. Oh, and that analogy of comparing headphones to a girl was spot on! Absolutely brilliant! Because it's so true, I could hear really good things about a girl, like she's sexy, and very experienced in the bedroom. But once I spend some one on one time with her, I could come to find that her personality is terrible. And that she's a real b*tch, and doesn't preform how I like it in the bedroom.
Just like with a headphone, you could listen to a review from some of the most highly regarded and respected headphone reviewers in the entire world, like Tyll Herstens, Andrew Williams, Geoff Morrison, or hundreds of highly regarded reviewers on YouTube. Who will give an in depth analyst of what kind of sound you'll get from a particular headphone, describing how the highs, mids, and lows are. And everything else. They could say that the headphones are warm and punchy, and the bass is well extended and very tight, but point out there also articulate and clear in the treble, and well balanced throughout the mids. And also say they do a great job of delivering a very balanced transition from upper-mids through the mid-treble, which gives vocals and acoustic instruments a lively and natural voice. And they could say these headphones are good for anyone looking for a pair of cans that does good with all genres of music. A good all arounder headphone.
So if that was the kind of headphone a person was looking for, a good all arounder. You'd buy them, and find out... THEY ALL FLAT OUT LIED! And that it doesn't provide a warm and punchy sound, and that the bass is not extended well at all! And that nothing is articulate and clear in the treble. And the vocals and acoustic instruments are fake sounding and un-lively. Yup, this is exactly what could happen. I'm so glad I got to read your comment. What an intelligent individual you are. Thank you! Thank you so much! Bless you... bless your soul.