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At the time of posting this thread Nik's signature is showing this :

AN IDIOT TUBEROLLER !!!
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the top portion of the signature is something that made me stumble while reading the forums. I'm hoping Nik will explain if there's any relation between his signature and someone who posts frequently on this forums, whom I greatly respect and with whom I met personally, as well as plenty of other head-fi meet attendees. I also hope I misread the reference in which case the mods should freely delete this thread.
 
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The reference is not to the tuberoller who likes to walk around naked and tell us about it in reviews of various headphone related products.

An idiot tuberoller is basically what Kevin Gilmore called Nik in a heated thread on electrostatic amplifiers.
 
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No, IMO, he meant that he is an idiot tuberoller I don't think that he is talking about Fred of course...
 
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Yes, this is the label that was attached to Nik by the omniscient one.
 
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I fought that battle and lost that war. Nik is referring to himself as an "Idiot Tuberoller" and not to the "Tuberoller" of our forums...

Note the "AN" before the "Idiot Tuberoller"

 
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I already know I'm an idiot. I don't need Nik to remind me


I hope you guys understand that english is not Nik's first language and that he is a man of the cloth. He obviously did not mean any insult to me and his reference is clearly not aimed at me. Nik is cool with me.
 
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Quote:

Originally Posted by Tuberoller
I don't need Nik


Fred, I thought that Tuberoller is your "Nick"....
 
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Quote:

Originally Posted by Permonic
Fred, I thought that Tuberoller is your "Nick"....



It is, but there are other rollers of tubes on this forum. Nik is one of them. Hirsch's cats are four more. (But that's of the more literal variety. They literally push tubes until they develop a certain amount of angular velocity, vis. "rolling".)
 
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Maybe for excessive clarity's sake it should be changed to "an idiot tube-roller"?
 
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Quote:

Originally Posted by Dusty Chalk
It is, but there are other rollers of tubes on this forum. Nik is one of them. Hirsch's cats are four more. (But that's of the more literal variety. They literally push tubes until they develop a certain amount of angular velocity, vis. "rolling".)


LOL.

To clarify it, Fred should add to his signature following: "Tuberoller is my Nik. Hence there're more tuberollers in the forum, e.g. Hirsch's cats."
 
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Ack! You're right, they're not really members of this forum (though they have looked at it once in a while). At least, I don't think they've registered...
 
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Quote:

Originally Posted by strohmie
Maybe for excessive clarity's sake it should be changed to "an idiot tube-roller"?



Or better an "idiot amp-roller"


Sorry guys couldn't resist.
 
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Quote:

Originally Posted by Tuberoller
I hope you guys understand that english is not Nik's first language and that he is a man of the cloth. He obviously did not mean any insult to me and his reference is clearly not aimed at me. Nik is cool with me.


So ManiacSmile can you say «scusare»?....


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After that long and overly dramatic thread it is really nice to see Nik making light of the situation by listing this in is sig. If Nik is an idiot tuberoller then I am right there with him. Tuberolling has become my new hobby.
 
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