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In Reply to: RE: Yes I am posted by Analog Scott on October 25, 2021 at 07:38:48
conclusion was a little strange.
there was no narrative. I just find most audiophiles to be socially inept, quite unpleasant and in many cases just terrible people. This thread showed us a few of the latter. Of course there are exceptions to the rule. I feel the same way about classical music fans and Yes fans. And I am a fan of both. It is unfortunate that so many unlikable and sometimes disgusting people share my hobbies and passions. Shit happens
The one thing I do like about them is when I am actually in the presence of a large group I am usually the best looking and most physically fit guy in the room. ;-)
I've met four of 'em, and though it's a small sample size, I've found them to be likable, intelligent.
I imagine you can find disagreeable people among lepidopterists, philatelists, birders, and all manner of other hobbyists. The original poster is a product of his region and time (Mississippi; boomer). That's behaviorism for you!
and in person they do tend to be better behaved than in audio forums. But that is typical of a certain personality type. In person you have to be more responsible for your manners because the person you disrespect is literally right there in front of you. No one can ever punch you inthe face over the internet.
Not that I am saying it's something I would do....but I do think that it really is the difference in many instances between people being polite in person and utterly shitty online. Audiophiles as a group among other things are not particularly athletic if you know what I mean. I think alot of audiophiles were the guys who got wedgys, had their milk money taken from them and were scorned by the cheerleaders in school. Makes for a lot of anger issues in life.
The same can be said for classical music fans and Yes fans IME. Particularly Yes fans. Not a bunch of gym rats. Although you see more oxygen tanks at a classical concert than a small hospital....so it seems at times
You may well be the disagreeable one here.
We all judge. Maybe you are doing it here in the post I am responding too????? Why so many question marks in my response????? just to let you know I know the difference between a real question and a passive agrressive comment parading as a question. Do you know the difference?????????
I have no doubt I am disagreeable for the very people I am "judging" here. Outside of socially inept and disfunctional circles as are the circles of audiophilia and Yes fans, I get along just fine in the world. As for the socially disfunctional neophytes that plague classical music fandom, they seem to have just enough self awareness to limit their shitty behaviour to internet forums. While I do run into all kinds of human turds in the concert halls they are the exception more than the rule. If the classical music forum neophyte know it alls are showing up at the concerts I go to they are not interacting with me all that often. OR.....they have enough self awareness not toa ct the same way in person.
You Scotty are a narcissistic asshole. I don't think we need to take a vote on that, your behavior has sealed that deal.
And I love how you paint ALL audiophiles with a fire hose. But hey that's what narcissist do.
I'm going to guess you have more than 25 selfies on your phone, you've bragged about how fit you are, so mirrors all over the house, A gym membership with all the beautiful people and an obvious over inflated self image. You have been divorced at least twice and have cheated on women your whole life.
Tell me I'm wrong.
I would take your lunch money and stuff you in a locker...twice.
I'm gonna be in Vegas next week, would you like to meet me?
I am 6'2" 225 pounds with 13% body fat, former Army ranger that taught hand to hand combat AND an audiophile.
I'm staying at the Mirage starting Tuesday-Friday. I am more than happy to meet you. Just message me Sweetheart, would love to hear from you.
Hey, I know... let me give you my flight number and you can pick me up at the airport. The lockers there are pretty small but I bet I could get you to fit.
So all audiophiles are couch potatoes with no social skills...aka..nerds correct? My bad, let's not forget we're generally terrible people too.
As I said to the grunts; I'll hit you so hard your kidneys will play leapfrog with your liver.
Bring it fuck nuts. A keyboard Warrior bully troll, let's see if that's the persona in the real world.
He's just a hairdresser. A pseudo intellectual with a bad hair cut. Everyday is a bad hair day for Scott.
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