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    Review by 'ilovesocks' on item 'Fostex TH600 Dynamic Headphones'

    Equipment   Spotify Premium Firestone Audio Fubar 2 DAC Firestone Audio Cute Battery 2 amp   Build and comfort   I upgraded to these from Audio-Technica ATH-M50s. I very much like the sound of the M50, but found that their weight made them uncomfortable to wear for very long sessions (i.e...
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    Amount of Sleep & Effects

    Quote: Originally Posted by jgonino Exactly. The sleep cycle, from stage 1-3, and back to 1 again, is about 90 minutes. You are in REM during stage three. Basically, sleeping in multiples of 90 minutes is good, because you will wake up during stage 1, the lightest state of sleep, making...
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    Amount of Sleep & Effects

    As a university student, the amount of sleep I get each night varies quite a bit, from around 9 hours (rare) to about 4 in some extreme cases. What I've found is that I feel good when I wake up after 8 or more hours. As the amount drops to 7.5 and decreases, I feel horrible when I wake up and...
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    Parenting: Material Things

    I recently started job at a local drugstore which has (cleverly) placed its toy aisle so that it's in direct view of the children who come in with their parents. Consequently, I quite often hear cries of "DADDY, DADDY, I WANT IT!", "LOOK AT THIS HELICOPTER, IT'S SO AWESOME!", and so on. I've...
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    Money CLip suggestions?

    There's always the Jimi.
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    2007 NBA Playoffs Thread

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    How do you pronounce "the"?

    I don't think I always follow that rule. When I say "the" before a word that starts with an "o," I say "thuh" because it's pretty much the same sound, so they slur in to each other. "Thuh octopus" with no pause in between.
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    2007 NBA Playoffs Thread

    Quote: Originally Posted by Icarium 9 seconds??? AND YOU LET THEM TIE?? YOU BETTER CLOSE IT WARRIORS!@$!@$ Quote: Originally Posted by DSlayerZX nah, they lost by ten points at the end...... =_= Pietrus missed both of his freethrows and Davis made 1/2 in the end...
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    An INCREDIBLY stupid yet potentially thought provoking question.

    Quote: Originally Posted by Naris Could they, with time independently create grand works of computer art by coding their way up essentially blind? I guess that would be as nearly impossible as writing a symphony on parchment with a quill pen (no erasing!), not being able to...
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    Was this a scam, or have i just missed a good deal?
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    Sweet Tooth, what's your poison?

    Oh, boy . . . Jelly beans real (black) licorice Smarties Sour Patches
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    Ooh, looks interesting, for that price! How's the isolation? Could they clear out airplane engines?
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    Harman SOLD!!

    Quote: Originally Posted by sachu Looks like Harman International Inc has been acquired by some other company. Wonder how this would affect the many brands, including AKG that Harman carries. The ownership of AKG was...
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    Ubuntu/Other Linux Distos Anyone?

    Quote: Originally Posted by philodox I've never noticed it being slow, strange. In Windows, OOo Writer is quite slow to load compared to AbiWord. I haven't used Word in years, but it seems like Word was also faster than OOo. But AbiWord FTW if you only need a word processor!
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    Ubuntu/Other Linux Distos Anyone?

    I've got Gentoo on my desktop at home. Pretty much just for file storage/backup and multimedia. Eventually I'll get my XP laptop dual-booting.