I've never seen one decent pair of cans outside of my own home. Not one. And there's only 2 or 3 other head-fi'ers in a 500 mile radius. I couldn't even get a head-fi meet together because there's no one to meet with. I've tried to push my friends into getting something better, but they won't go for it. It's maddening. I can talk them into buying an MP3 player, blowing $300 on an iPod or Karma, but somehow it doesn't register in thier brains that the headphones are every bit as important. I describe how much better it can sound in vivid detail. I make up dramatic allegories, no good. I force them to try my headphones, and sure, they like, but they never buy. Then I punch them in the face for being so annoyingly average . Well, not really, but I should. I give up.