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Thread: Pet Hates........or FFS

  1. #2831
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shovel_Knight View Post
    There is a chap somewhere in England who regularly posts eBay ads about hand-made passive preamps. He usually states right in the ad that he can make them to customer’s specifications. I asked him whether he could build me a passive preamp with 5 inputs, tape loop and a stepped attenuator and how much would it be... and got no response at all.

    I wonder how he’s still in business...
    If you can link to the ad in question, we'll name and shame him... Can't stand assholes like that. *DO* what you say, or STFU!

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    If I don't take a glass of water to bed I can guarantee that at some point in the night I will wake up gasping with thirst like a man who has just crawled a hundred miles across the desert.

    But if I do take a glass of water it will usually remain untouched. Except when I had the cat and he would sometimes drink from it.

    So what's that all about?
    Martin



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    Technics SL1200P CD Player * NVA P90SA passive pre / Krell KSA50S Power amp * JM Lab Electra 926 loudspeakers *



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    psychosomatic.

  4. #2834
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    I hate returning defective goods.

    Stores usually take them back no questions asked, but the process itself is such a drag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shovel_Knight View Post
    I hate returning defective goods.

    Stores usually take them back no questions asked, but the process itself is such a drag.
    I took some goods back to Tesco yesterday. It took about two minutes to get the amount credited back onto my debit card.

    What I do object to elsewhere is being asked to sign a receipt for a refund to my card. I didn't have to sign anything to buy whatever it was!

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    Quote Originally Posted by walpurgis View Post
    psychosomatic.
    Is that the new flashy gearbox Mercedes are using?
    My stuff; Toshiba SR-370/Mission 774 /Ortofon Quintet Black, Cambridge CXC CD transport/Musical Fidelity X DAC/Musical Fidelity X10v3 tube buffer, Musical Fidelity A3, Nakamichi CA-5E pre amp, Acoustic Solutions FM/DAB tuner, Mordaunt Short Signifer, Klotz MC5000/MS audio, NVA LS5

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    If I don't take a glass of water to bed I can guarantee that at some point in the night I will wake up gasping with thirst like a man who has just crawled a hundred miles across the desert.

    But if I do take a glass of water it will usually remain untouched. Except when I had the cat and he would sometimes drink from it.

    So what's that all about?
    Have you asked the cat?
    GrahamS

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    If I don't take a glass of water to bed I can guarantee that at some point in the night I will wake up gasping with thirst like a man who has just crawled a hundred miles across the desert.
    More seriously, mate, if that's happening you're not drinking enough fluids or eating too many salty foods.

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    Snoring with mouth open. I.e. On back can cause it. Smoking doesn't help neither does alcohol
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    But if I take a glass of water to bed, I don't need it. Which sort of kills all those theories.

    I do like my salt though.
    Martin



    Current Lash Up:

    Technics SL1200P CD Player * NVA P90SA passive pre / Krell KSA50S Power amp * JM Lab Electra 926 loudspeakers *



    'The best I advice I ever received was to always remember that no-one else has any idea what they are doing either.'

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