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    Default Hi-Fi-Fo-Fum

    1959: Monitor made a short film called Hi-Fi-Fo-Fum, about a burgeoning phenomenon; the audiophile......https://twitter.com/i/web/status/852128571120381954

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    I'm Andrew.


    Haha. ' A dream of perfection. We're getting there. Those friends straining for the sweet spot with the new stereo set up, fantastic. Things haven't changed much have they?

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    I'm Peter.


    Quote Originally Posted by mr sneff View Post
    1959: Monitor made a short film called Hi-Fi-Fo-Fum, about a burgeoning phenomenon; the audiophile......https://twitter.com/i/web/status/852128571120381954
    Well, that has got to be the best clip I've seen for a long time. I think I've still got those Tannoy's.

    Not quite old enough to have witnessed all this , but not far off.

    Hi-FI just don't change.

    Watching that has made my day.

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    Brilliant! Thanks for posting

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    I'm Neil.


    There is nothing new under the sun... the more things change the more they stay the same etc.

    Thanks for posting.
    Regards Neil

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    I'm Geoff.


    I think the closing scene should be noted: the invention of the Cartman portable hifi!

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    I'm Martin.


    great loved the part about speaker placement

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    Is it a disease???
    “Music has always been a matter of energy to me, a question of fuel. Sentimental people call it inspiration, but what they really mean is fuel. I have always needed fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty more miles if you have the right music very loud on the radio”

    Hunter S Thompson

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    I'm Russell.


    Mental illness of the highest order, a vehicle for OCD to thrive in!

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