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    post pics of your headphone set up and listening area

    Headphones are in the other room sitting by the computer, so speakers-only in this shot...  
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    Post Your Photography Here #2

    Just futzing around in my room...
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    Post the last thing you bought. Oh fun!

    Just made a down payment on a pair of these:
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    Question about DBpoweramp Music Converter

    Yes, it's possible. You need to use the dbPowerAmp Batch Converter. I have the $$$ version of the program, and the batch converter installed alongside the normal program. I'm not sure if the batch converter is available with the free version. IMHO, it's worth it to pay the money for the full...
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    Post Your Photography Here #2

    Just got a Nikon D80 last week. Went out to a local crit (bicycle race) today to get some shooting practice. Took lots of photos; not many keepers. Here's one of the best ones. C&C welcome.
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    post pics of your headphone set up and listening area

    Quote: Originally Posted by Tetromino Yeah I borrowed it from college. Rach Piano Concerto No. 2. Trying to feel what it's like to be a conductor! What a great piece to (pretend) conduct!
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    New entries to your top 10

    I listened to Guster for the first time recently and have fallen in love with them--I just can't get enough. Their use of atypical instruments is fantastic (when's the last time you heard a violin, banjo, or dulcimer in an alternative rock song?).
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    Music giveaway.

    EDIT-- Nevermind... I took a bit too long. How very generous of you! Is the " Masters of the Trumpet 2 cd's" still available? If so, I'm definitely interested in them.
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    Post the last thing you bought. Oh fun!

    $4000 worth of computer gear, of which $2000 worth was hard drives... It's going to be a 8.2 TB Raid 5 server.
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    Class of 2008: Where are you going to college?

    Quote: Originally Posted by amphead MIT Did you apply Early Action?
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    Class of 2008: Where are you going to college?

    Quote: Originally Posted by bperboy I've never actually looked at it. Where is it located? I've gotten stuff from Harvey Mudd, but I don't really want to go to school out on the West Coast. It's in Needham, MA--about 45 minutes outside of Boston. It's a very interesting and...
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    Class of 2008: Where are you going to college?

    Quote: Originally Posted by bperboy Applied and Accepted: Kettering University Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (1st Choice) Applied and Waiting: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2nd Choice) Case-Western Reserve University (3rd Choice) Did you consider looking at...
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    Bad audiophile joke

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    What's your favorite medleys?

    Definitely Dream Theater's Instrumedley.
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    post pics of your headphone set up and listening area

    Nice poster! That's absolutely awesome!...oh, and nice Quads, too.
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    Favorite Musical Discovery of the Past Year

    Let's see... For me it's got to be these three: 1) Mike Oldfield 2) Tool 3) OSI I'd say it's been quite a good year.
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    Why the @#%#$@ is the University of Cincinnati's Internet SO SLOW?

    Quote: Originally Posted by RockCity All universities are like this because thousands of students are using up bandwidth. Some, like my friend, download 10GB a week. It's not the company's fault so calm down. Definitely not true at all. Here I am, sitting at my computer at prime...
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    Tube Audio Design has some great gear for cheap!

    For those that are still wanting more info, check out this thread at AVSForum.
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    Counterstrike, Team Fortress 2, etc - STEAM GROUP!

    I'm totally in. I play mostly CS:S, though I'm definitely starting to get into TF2 as well.
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    Headphone Sightings 2

    A couple of days ago I saw a guy wearing HD-650s crossing the street in Boston. I couldn't tell if he was using an amp or not. I would have asked him, but I was crossing in the other direction and didn't want to run back across the street.
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    Post Your Dorm Setups

    Quote: Originally Posted by pkshiu Now, where do you keep your books? Or they don't use books over there anymore? :-) Haha. Yeah, I wish I didn't have to read any textbooks. I have all my books on some shelves against the wall directly opposite the audio rack--but I don't have...
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    Headfi adverts?

    Quote: Originally Posted by evilking The headphones in the adverts are all relatively expensive. No-one (no-one sane that is) throws down that kind of cash without some kind of search (for a better price or more shipping options etc). Navigating away from the advert means no moolah for...
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    Shure E2C $40 at

    Dang you! I just had to pull the trigger on these--$40 shipped is just too good of a deal.
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    Teacher Recommendation problem

    Quote: Originally Posted by lumanogin Why not ask as many as you can and pick the ones that portray you in the best light for the school you're applying to? It's good to have choices. This is a bit like what I did. Since my school had a "college counselor", I had about five...