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#391122 - 03/17/13 03:09 PM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: nickbuol]
nickbuol Offline
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Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 4450
Loc: Marion, IA
I just did some math. My front wall of my theater is about 14 feet wide by almost 8 feet tall. If I take out the area used by the soffits and do the math. I can get 1712 of the 3"x3" Bose cubes on my front wall...

I'm surprised someone hasn't tried something like that.
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#391129 - 03/17/13 03:52 PM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: nickbuol]
dakkon Offline
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Registered: 02/08/04
Posts: 1846
Nick, If you buy me another margarita when you come back to town... I won't be mad at you any more....




*wait, was i suppose to be mad?*

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#391130 - 03/17/13 03:52 PM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: nickbuol]
SBrown Offline
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 813
Loc: Victoria,BC
Somehow I don't think the expense would be worth it, keeping in mind the title.
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#391131 - 03/17/13 03:55 PM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: nickbuol]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 5843
Loc: Some random location
Maybe if we all contributed $5 to the cause....

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#391133 - 03/17/13 03:59 PM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: CatBrat]
dakkon Offline
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Registered: 02/08/04
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Originally Posted By: CatBrat
Maybe if we all contributed $5 to the cause....


That means i can get top-shelf tequila next time.. Thanks man!.

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#391175 - 03/18/13 07:52 AM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: nickbuol]
Murph Offline
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Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6811
Loc: PEI, Canada
Sounds like my friends experience with the in-wall subs. At least even he knew that they sounded terrible though so I didn't have to try to be polite.
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#391176 - 03/18/13 08:14 AM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: pmbuko]
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Registered: 02/05/06
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Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Originally Posted By: pmbuko
I don't think anybody got mad. I certainly didn't. One good rant deserves another and I enjoyed both, honestly.

+1.

I appreciated Nick's story and Chesseroo's story.
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#391322 - 03/23/13 09:17 AM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: nickbuol]
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Registered: 01/09/12
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Loc: Maple, Ontario
Originally Posted By: nickbuol
...Oh, and he has NOT seen my basement.

Well... that's your problem right there.
I went to a birthday a few months back and made a new acquaintance; the gentleman is a musician, vocals as well as guitar. At some point during the dinner we started talking about audio gear at which point my new friend said: "There is Bose and then there is everything else." I too bit my tongue; but I invited him to my wife's birthday.
Fast forward a few weeks; I got the guy in my basement and we listened to some music (his choices). I gave him the remote and encourage him to raise the volume at whatever level he likes.
Long story short, it's been more than 6 months and never heard that phrase: "There is Bose and there is everything else."
As I suspected, he never actually had a chance to listen to a decent system before; his claims where simply based on his system which compared to a $200 HTIB was a lot better.
Lesson learned for him and for me as well: don't make claims about audio unless you heard the gear first hand.
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#391324 - 03/23/13 09:49 AM Re: Idiots are abound... [Re: nickbuol]
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Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 10878
Loc: Central NH
Well, in all fairness: From a pro point of view, Bose does make some interesting and popular systems for musicians and DJs. So his "Bose opinion" is not necessarily based on consumer gear.
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