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  1. #11
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    No problemo. Essentially, if I'm free then I'll be going

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    And I'll live up to my reputation for being tactless but honest by no doubt giving a few "insert suitable expletive here"'s a sigh of relief by saying I won't bother...
    Hindsight of course revealing that I have a few "enemies" amongst the regulars (regulars on here as well of course) whose animosity I hadn't guessed at and whose motives for such are beyond me I'm afraid..... maybe they really love their Russ Abbot mains cables.....
    Non are customers I hasten to add!

    A shame, a pity and bloody well not cricket IMO

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    Ah bollocks Jez. If you don't show up you're banned
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    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    Ah bollocks Jez. If you don't show up you're banned
    I wish it were bollocks Martin. It's not a pleasant situation to have events and remarks slowly lead you to the inescapable conclusion that there are people amongst this very hi fi fraternity, who you once considered forum friends or bake-off acquaintances, but whom time has revealed to "have it in for you" and for no reason one can come up with even after some head scratching... Non were amongst the few who had long waits for 640P phono stages (a few know people who were, yes) for a start... No names no pack drill.

    Of course ones mind will wander as to whether ones impoverishment may be partly due to such ***** possibly PM'ing folks who are showing interest in my products and services to try and throw a spanner in the works... the fact that I'll no doubt never know equally doesn't help... I can only hope that even if someone was such a knob as to actually hate me for my views on mains cables (hi fi extremists!? Bizarre! It's just a stereo, get a life!) or some such, that even they wouldn't stoop so low....I don't know if there will be other posts present by the time I hit "send" on this one, but the simple fact that in an hour or so since my making such an "inflammatory" statement of "I'm not so daft to have not spotted what's been going on", you, Martin, have been the only one to reply, probably says a lot....

    Edit: No surprise... no more replies.... They know who they are, I know who at least some (hopefully most/all!) are.
    Yer never know, if the bikes back on the road by then (unlikely) I may come along after all just to piss on their cake by my presence

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arkless Electronics View Post
    Yer never know, if the bikes back on the road by then (unlikely) I may come along after all just to piss on their cake by my presence
    Please do, and in fact I insist on it! You'll be going to NEBO if I have to taxi you there and back....

    In all seriousness though, what you've just written, Jez, shocks me to the core, and trust me, if it's true and I find out who's responsible, they'll be banned permanently from this forum. There is no place for folk like that on AoS.

    Feel free to PM me with any proof you have or anything else you may wish to tell me about the matter in private.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arkless Electronics View Post
    I wish it were bollocks Martin. It's not a pleasant situation to have events and remarks slowly lead you to the inescapable conclusion that there are people amongst this very hi fi fraternity, who you once considered forum friends or bake-off acquaintances, but whom time has revealed to "have it in for you" and for no reason one can come up with even after some head scratching... Non were amongst the few who had long waits for 640P phono stages (a few know people who were, yes) for a start... No names no pack drill.

    Of course ones mind will wander as to whether ones impoverishment may be partly due to such ***** possibly PM'ing folks who are showing interest in my products and services to try and throw a spanner in the works... the fact that I'll no doubt never know equally doesn't help... I can only hope that even if someone was such a knob as to actually hate me for my views on mains cables (hi fi extremists!? Bizarre! It's just a stereo, get a life!) or some such, that even they wouldn't stoop so low....I don't know if there will be other posts present by the time I hit "send" on this one, but the simple fact that in an hour or so since my making such an "inflammatory" statement of "I'm not so daft to have not spotted what's been going on", you, Martin, have been the only one to reply, probably says a lot....

    Edit: No surprise... no more replies.... They know who they are, I know who at least some (hopefully most/all!) are.
    Yer never know, if the bikes back on the road by then (unlikely) I may come along after all just to piss on their cake by my presence
    Jez, we have no grief whatsoever and I'd like you to come along and show us your latest tweakery. I'll provide the bog standard mains cables
    NEBO 8 - Sat 6th May 2017, St George Hotel, Durham Tees Valley Airport. 10am til late.

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  7. #17
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    NO.

    Don't let 'em win Jez...never ever.
    Tag along and have fun with the rest of us and f***k them.



    Quote Originally Posted by Arkless Electronics View Post
    And I'll live up to my reputation for being tactless but honest by no doubt giving a few "insert suitable expletive here"'s a sigh of relief by saying I won't bother...
    Hindsight of course revealing that I have a few "enemies" amongst the regulars (regulars on here as well of course) whose animosity I hadn't guessed at and whose motives for such are beyond me I'm afraid..... maybe they really love their Russ Abbot mains cables.....
    Non are customers I hasten to add!

    A shame, a pity and bloody well not cricket IMO
    I have hifi 'n stuff.


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    No mate. Absolutely not. On the occasions you managed to make it to Nebo in the past your presence has been appreciated and enjoyed. I see no reason why this should have changed and you are as always welcome. I for one have yet to hear one of you phono stages and would welcome the opportunity to here one. There are no slaves and masters here or brand preference so get yer ass along Jez.
    Quote Originally Posted by Arkless Electronics View Post
    And I'll live up to my reputation for being tactless but honest by no doubt giving a few "insert suitable expletive here"'s a sigh of relief by saying I won't bother...
    Hindsight of course revealing that I have a few "enemies" amongst the regulars (regulars on here as well of course) whose animosity I hadn't guessed at and whose motives for such are beyond me I'm afraid..... maybe they really love their Russ Abbot mains cables.....
    Non are customers I hasten to add!

    A shame, a pity and bloody well not cricket IMO
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    Quote Originally Posted by RichB View Post
    Jez, we have no grief whatsoever and I'd like you to come along and show us your latest tweakery. I'll provide the bog standard mains cables
    This

    It'd be a great opportunity for us to hear the preamp, or whatever other developments you have on the go.
    “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” - William Bruce Cameron

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    Da
    Turntable - Garrard 401/Jelco 750L/Ortofon Kontrapunkt B, Pioneer PLC 590, SME 3009/2 , Denon DL103R - DIY Paradise Phono stage - Reel 2 Reel Studer A810, Otari MX55,Tascam BR20 - Digital HTPC / Young Dac - Preamp - DIY B4, 821, Power Amp's DIY Voyager Mono Block, Speakers Tannoy precision 6.4 / Wilmslow Kit Volt BM220.8 / Scanspeak D2905/9500

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