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Quote from thisnameistaken :Sure true objectivity is harder when you know what you're comparing, but then you could argue that there's no point comparing anything without laboratory conditions. Why try a new kind of coffee from the supermarket unless you can set up a double-blind test, etc.

I think you've gone a bit walnuts and sledgehammers with this, to be honest.

maybe but to run with your example there isnt a whole industry built around marketing expensive beans to stupid people
i guess theres these http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kopi_Luwak and no matter how good it might taste youre still drinking something that came out of an animals arse but the vast majority of coffee (and indeed most other products) wont break your bank and to stick to coffee when you consider it had to be shipped halfway round the globe youll find it has a ridiculously low profit margin compared to audiophile equipment

whereas on the other hand you have audio equipment containing electronics you could pick up for a couple of bucks and solder them together yourself sold for hundreds if not thousands
and even if there were or is a measurable difference in the products it usually bears zero correlation to the pricing
also im fairly certain if you actually took the time to do the measurements youd probably be able to find that for every single component in your audio setup with the possible exception of the speaker enclosures theres a replacement model from china that either contains exactly the same pcbs as the one you bought or causes an either impossble to measure or at least inaudible degradation for a tenths or hundredths of the price

and thats before we even get to the truely ridiculous products that cannot make any difference like these
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYTlN6wjcvQ&T=13m10s

someone also meantioned earlier in this thread that there are apparently people who believe that scratching cds in a certain pattern will make them sound better or that cd demagnetizer which assuming its not a joke product im sure someone out there has spent money on
first of all its clear that you could sell anything to these people no matter how ridiculous and secondly to tie this back into the claim that cds sound worse clearly this highlights that people havent got the faintest idea how any of their audio equipment actually works



to conclude and summarize when buying coffee your observation bias wont cost you hundreds or thousands of euros in stupidity tax
Quote from jibber :Finally a useful reply from you. Seems like a very good presentation, i'll watch it in detail and more carefully when i have time to do so.

oh i fully agree your insults and posting incorrect graphs that you have no understanding of was really useful and conducive to the discussion

also ive never watched any of it other than the presentation of ridiculous products so i have no idea whether its any good
Quote from Shotglass :oh i fully agree your insults and posting incorrect graphs that you have no understanding of was really useful and conducive to the discussion

also ive never watched any of it other than the presentation of ridiculous products so i have no idea whether its any good

Ohh for christs sake, get that sand out of your vagina already. Insults... pfff! You're the one who called me an idiot if i may remind you.

And we're at the same point again... i would have liked to further discuss the topic, since it's actually an interesting one. But i see you're still in the same old mood of yours, so i'm not even going to bother.

Have a good day sir.
back on topic (can someone please clean this topic up)

- 20€ worth of groceries
my poor student wallet is bleeding
Dog bed, dog toys, dog bowls, dog food, dog collar and tag, dog leads.

Still no ****ing dog. :/
Quote from jibber :You're the one who called me an idiot if i may remind you.

if i may remind you you started with the insults
Quote from Shotglass :if i may remind you you started with the insults

Cry me a river, back on topic lads!!


4pack...of premium, mmmm.
24 pack on 0.33l a le coq, meant to import to finland, few hours ago, now it's gone, by me.
Too bad it doesen't contain any alcohol(says 5.2%).
Quote from bmwe30m3 :24 pack on 0.33l a le coq, meant to import to finland, few hours ago, now it's gone, by me.
Too bad it doesen't contain any alcohol(says 5.2%).

Thank god that im one of the few estonians who has some blood left in my alcohol...
Shoei RF1000 helmet. My head stopped growing so I thought I would spend some money on a good helmet. Not sure what to think about the design but it was on sale.
4 bottles of beeeeeer and a pack of cigs \o/


£200+ with postage

Also got this free:

a beheaded stig is quite the trophy



Available as a boundle on Steam, for the price of 2 of them.
Uplink is so old school haha.
SSD adapter for Mac Pro



External 2.5" HDD enclosure for MBP



Micro USB cable for Raspberry Pi





Then after some vodka shots too, i faceplanted the patio in the garden, was sick in the pond, destroyed the hallway by falling into stuff and had to be put to bed, what a night haha

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