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#157328 - 02/03/07 03:35 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: Ajax]
LT61 Offline
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Registered: 02/23/04
Posts: 832
Loc: Illinois.
Jack,

Better yet.........."a few THINK Axiom's are bright"

Axiom 'fanboy',

Larry

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#157329 - 02/03/07 04:21 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: chesseroo]
BrenR Offline
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Registered: 12/10/03
Posts: 3602
Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
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To show proof, we could always start another "Axioms are bright" thread.


Or the flipside - many other manufacturers are dull and muddy.

Bren R.

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#157330 - 02/03/07 04:36 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: LT61]
chesseroo Offline
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Registered: 05/13/02
Posts: 4733
Loc: western canada
I think my point is well proved even in jest.
Mentioning the statement "Axioms are bright" has already incited replies to counter the topic.

Let's not kid anyone. People on this Axiom forum defend Axiom products. To say this Axiom forum is neutral, completely open and forgiving...come on. I was there once myself, first to the charge to defend Axiom speakers from any negative slander no matter how minute.
Just ask Peter. Tempers all over the place.
Nasty nasty.
Then the beer and wine threads started up...oh what a new direction we took way back then.

SVS can market however they feel appropriate within the laws of the land. If people don't like it, the results will begin to show in their bottom line.


Edited by chesseroo (02/03/07 04:37 PM)
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#157331 - 02/03/07 04:44 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: chesseroo]
BrenR Offline
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Registered: 12/10/03
Posts: 3602
Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
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I was there once myself, first to the charge to defend Axiom speakers from any negative slander no matter how minute.


Until you bought another manufacturer's product and you stay around to try to prove to us and yourself that they're better.

I see your thumb in the eye and raise you two fingers.

Bren R.

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#157332 - 02/03/07 04:52 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: BrenR]
chesseroo Offline
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Registered: 05/13/02
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Loc: western canada
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Until you bought another manufacturer's product and you stay around to try to prove to us and yourself that they're better.



You see?
Bren knows how the cycle goes.

And that rhymes.

Speaking of cycles, how about that lovely Arctic air mass this morning hmm? A fresh -46C to start off the day.


Edited by chesseroo (02/03/07 04:53 PM)
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#157333 - 02/03/07 05:10 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: chesseroo]
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Registered: 12/10/03
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Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
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Bren knows how the cycle goes.


Yes, the discussion of the meaning of vague adjectives... and then someone makes it personal... and then someone else is Visiting The Bad Again.

I've never really seen much fanboyism here, relatively speaking. I'm not normally a "sign up for a forum type"... don't need to hear my own voice (SidVicious can attest to that), but the average level of intelligence and general respect around here keeps me coming back... something I can't say about any other audio forums. You won't see a Bren R. post on Audioholics or AVS.

So if I defend the users here, it's because of a kinship I have with them. We don't always agree, but the discussion is usually enlightening on all sides.

Bren R.

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#157334 - 02/03/07 05:35 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: chesseroo]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6218
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
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I think my point is well proved even in jest.
Mentioning the statement "Axioms are bright" has already incited replies to counter the topic.



A false statement will always elicit a reply, n'est ce pas?
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#157335 - 02/03/07 05:39 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: BrenR]
bray Offline
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Registered: 06/10/04
Posts: 1791
Loc: Colorado
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I see your thumb in the eye and raise you two fingers.

Bren R.




And besides that we learn some really witty comebacks here.
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#157336 - 02/03/07 05:43 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: BrenR]
jakewash Offline
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Registered: 12/26/03
Posts: 10394
Loc: Calgary, Alberta
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I've never really seen much fanboyism here, relatively speaking. I'm not normally a "sign up for a forum type"... don't need to hear my own voice




I can remember you saying something to that effect....ohhh about 2400 posts ago and here you are, still here for the same reasons I keep dropping by, the wit, the banter, the good reviews, etc.
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#157337 - 02/03/07 06:38 PM Re: Disturbing Conduct by SVS [Re: chesseroo]
jakeman Offline
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Registered: 10/03/05
Posts: 851
Loc: Toronto
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SVS can market however they feel appropriate within the laws of the land. If people don't like it, the results will begin to show in their bottom line.




Well its an interesting point you make. However there is an important distinction between how a business conducts itself legally vs ethically. They are different standards.
Out of curiosity I started a poll a few days ago at another site on this topic. The results are shown below and speak for themselves.

Quote:


Do you accept this as normal business practice at internet forums today?
1. I just want a subwoofer and don't care.
12% [ 3 ]
2. I don't like it but I will still buy their products.
12% [ 3 ]
3. I won't buy the products of unethical companies.
76% [ 19 ]

Total Votes : 25





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