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Forum etiquette
#1
Hi chaps - point of order here...

I seem to be noticing this more and more but it does appear as though we are going off-topic a lot in the forum at the moment. So for example in a thread about new product launches we start ranting about AIR. Another thread about sound quality turns into a discussion about upgrade costs, when there is a  separate thread about upgrades etc etc.

I don't want to point fingers at anyone, after all I have been known to do this myself, but how about we all become a bit more aware of this?!   Angel

One of the reasons this forum works so well is that it largely moderates itself, in 2 years or so of operation I have only had to lock a thread once! Pretty amazing if you think about it.  Smile

Guillaume
Industry disclosure: UK distributor for Shunyata Research

O d'A no.63, Absolare Integrated Signature, totaldac d1 server with additional external power supply, totaldac d1-six, Wilson Audio Sasha 2, Transparent Ref XL digital cables, Transparent XL Gen 5 speaker cables, Ansuz Diamond Darkz, Shunyata mains cable prototypes, Shunyata Denali D6000/S, Shunyata Venom RCA, Audioquest Diamond Ethernet, Various Entreq ground boxes and cables, Paul Pang Audiophile switch w/ MCRU LPS,  sonicTransporter w/ 1TB SSD & MCRU LPS
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#2
Sounds good to me (and guilty as charged!).
Wilson Benesch Full Circle, Sonos ZP90 (Cullen modified), Devialet 440 Pro, Kaiser Chiara
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#3
+1 Smile
PS Audio P3, Shunyata ΞTRON Alpha Digital/Lessloss DFPC Signature/Furutech power cables, Paul Hynes SR7EHD-MR4, Roon, Sonore microRendu, Curious USB cable, Audioquest Diamond RJ/E ethernet, Mutec MC-3+ USB, Shunyata ΞTRON Anaconda Digital XLR AES/EBU, Devialet Expert 250 Pro, Nordost Tyr Reference LS cables, Von Schweikert VR-5 SE Anniversary Edition, Anti-Mode Dual Core 2.0, JL Audio Fathom F112. More detail here.

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#4
AIR is working fine for me...OOPS! Smile
Mac mini, int. SSD, ext. HDD, tv as monitor, key board and track pad on bean bag as remote,Devialet 200, O d'A #097, Blue jeans speaker cable, Dynaudio C1 MkII.
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#5
Naughty!
Bill.
Devialet 800 Aurender X100 Wilson Benesch C60's Velodyne DD12 sub Naim headline Naim highcap Sennheiser HD 800
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#6
I appreciate the course correction. Thanks.
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#7
Agreed.
Le200, KEF LS50, AQ Type4, NUC 5i5RYH/8GB/128GB M.2SSD, Roon, Win8.1/AIR2.1.3/RoonBridge, MM/AIR3/RoonBridge, QNAP TS-212P 5TB NAS, AQ NRG-X3

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#8
If I may suggest the following: Refrain from using all caps at topic titles. We know it's a topic title, you don't need to "shout".
Devialet 200 <> Bowers & Wilkins 805 Diamond <> Aurender N100 <> Clearaudio Concept MC <> Audioquest Rocket 44/Coffee USB

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#9
... agreed, all CAPS is so color blind-ish feel i get. Suggest to keep it simple!.

Regarding off topic posts - I m guilty in this department too. Will watch out.
Airport Express > WD NAS > MacBook AIR (RoonServer) >USB (AQ Jitterbug & Cable) > Deviate 120 > Chord Silver cables >KEF 203/2
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#10
I posted the below in a new thread and was subtly informed by Eddye that I broke rule 2. Wink So I'm removing that thread and copying its contents to this one.


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While I try not to I'm sure I myself break one or more of these 'rules' now and then. However I'd still like to share the general tips below for those not familiar with these.

I've 'borrowed' these from: http://www.toptenreviews.com/services/ar...ette-tips/

Quote:What's the etiquette for posting to online forums? There are no clear rules, but below are some guidelines you may want to follow:
  1. Read the forums rules and guidelines before posting for the first time.

  2. Search the other posts to see if your topic is already covered.

  3. Use a meaningful title for your thread.

  4. Do not use a forum to promote your product, service or business.

  5. Be civil. Personal differences should be handled through email or IM and not through posts displayed to everyone.

  6. Stay on topic.

  7. Ignore spammers, respond to them personally and not through the board, or report them.

  8. Do not submit a post that requires readers to download a large attachment. Either explain the attachment or, better yet, provide a link to the information.

  9. Use plain text over HTML if you want your post to be readable by everyone.

  10. In order to be understood by most people, use correct spelling, grammar and avoid slang unless you know the word or phrase will be understood by other members.

  11. Do not double post (post the same message twice in one thread) or cross post (place the same message across several forums).

  12. Act in a give and take manner; help others as often as or more than you ask for help.

  13. Do not use all caps or SHOUT in your posts. In addition, one exclamation point is enough.

  14. When replying to a post, do not quote more from the previous post than you have to.

  15. Do not post new problems on someone else's thread and interrupt a topic of discussion.

  16. Do not use someone else s thread for a private conversation.

  17. Most forums prohibit warez, cracks or illegal downloading of software and similar topics.

  18. Watch your sense of humor, posts may be read by people from a variety of backgrounds and ages.

  19. Do not use a huge and annoying signature, a modest signature is fine, moderators may remove large ones anyway.

  20. Do not post any information that you want private. Posts should not contain personal, identifiable information or content embarrassing to others.

  21. Do not post content that violates a copyright.

  22. Do not post  empty  or useless responses, such as just  lol  or  cool.  Only post responses when you have something to contribute.

  23. Write concisely and do not ramble.

  24. Do not use words like  urgent  or  important  in your subject line, be patient.

  25. Do not chastise newbies.
PS Audio P3, Shunyata ΞTRON Alpha Digital/Lessloss DFPC Signature/Furutech power cables, Paul Hynes SR7EHD-MR4, Roon, Sonore microRendu, Curious USB cable, Audioquest Diamond RJ/E ethernet, Mutec MC-3+ USB, Shunyata ΞTRON Anaconda Digital XLR AES/EBU, Devialet Expert 250 Pro, Nordost Tyr Reference LS cables, Von Schweikert VR-5 SE Anniversary Edition, Anti-Mode Dual Core 2.0, JL Audio Fathom F112. More detail here.

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