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  • VR3VR3 Posts: 23,736
    Gosh some of you guys are ancient, like pre vbulletin forum ancient

    Craziness

    Lol
    - Not Tom

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  • schwarcwschwarcw Posts: 7,212
    If you remember Candyliquor created the tin foil ear prosthetic for enhanced SDA listening.
    Carl

  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,393
    ^^link?
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,848
    I knew Mark Suskind's father...
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 43,969
    SCompRacer wrote: »
    schwarcw wrote: »
    If you remember Candyliquor created the tin foil ear prosthetic for enhanced SDA listening.

    Remember how Joe had that prosthetic for his bad ear?

    Ron (rsaravan?) The old SL 2000 tweeter with resistor in series trick?

    Remember the Polkfest headquarters visit where I introduced myself to someone as Ron and all heads snapped around? Now that was funny!

    The SL2000 trick was Candyliquor and it was a 2.2uF capacitor not a resistor. He liked those SL2000's so much he mounted one in the front doors of his car. He also complained to his HOA and police that his neighbors were parking their cars in the street instead of the driveways. I could go on......
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  • dragon1952dragon1952 Posts: 4,717
    When you could pick up an ELP for less than $400.00

    Ha ha....I owned one of those back then.
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 43,969
    I'll bet not many here remember Nascarmann, RIP. Super guy with great sense of humor. I believe he was the first to respond to my first post.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

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  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 7,195
    F1nut wrote: »

    The SL2000 trick was Candyliquor and it was a 2.2uF capacitor not a resistor. He liked those SL2000's so much he mounted one in the front doors of his car. He also complained to his HOA and police that his neighbors were parking their cars in the street instead of the driveways. I could go on......

    Thanks for correcting my old memory. Yeah, he was a trip you didn't want to go on.
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  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 17,048
    edited March 2019
    I’m not as old as most but Gary (TNRabbit) comes to my mind as of late. RIP :cry:

    He was a great guy. We talked often about going active..... I was gonna try to find a pair of Carver AL+ and follow in his footsteps.

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  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 14,262
    Yeah, Gary was a great guy taken from us way too soon. Both Gary's actually. Him and Gary Dodd.

    Tom
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 15,924
    VR3 wrote: »
    Gosh some of you guys are ancient, like pre vbulletin forum ancient

    Craziness

    Lol

    Shut up sonny!
    :*
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,608
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    VR3 wrote: »
    Gosh some of you guys are ancient, like pre vbulletin forum ancient

    Craziness

    Lol

    Shut up sonny!
    :*

    I know where he lives, Ivan
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 15,924
    lightman1 wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    VR3 wrote: »
    Gosh some of you guys are ancient, like pre vbulletin forum ancient

    Craziness

    Lol

    Shut up sonny!
    :*

    I know where he lives, Ivan

    I'm not sure if i should be impressed or scared for you.
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,608
  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,178
    schwarcw wrote: »
    If you remember Candyliquor created the tin foil ear prosthetic for enhanced SDA listening.

    I was trying to work in a Candyliquor reference in my OP, but somehow I couldn't think of anything. I had feeling his name would come up in this thread :D

    Some good stuff mentioned so far. Some of it I remember and some of it pre-dates me.
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
  • engtazengtaz Posts: 7,579
    Sad part is I remember lol
    engtaz

    I love how music can brighten up a bad day.
  • Dennis GardnerDennis Gardner Posts: 4,839
    You've got to save stuff for the future generations.......or it gets lost in the ether.


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    When Sal would take pics of himself in tiny bathrooms and not talk about the Nissan Leaf
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,848
    You've got to save stuff for the future generations.......or it gets lost in the ether.


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    It's the SDA effect simulator module.
  • agfrostagfrost Posts: 2,284
    F1nut wrote: »
    I'll bet not many here remember Nascarmann, RIP. Super guy with great sense of humor. I believe he was the first to respond to my first post.

    You were the first to reply to my first post! Nicely, too, not like some would have people believe...

    Doro as mod is a rich memory. He started the "show me your A$$" thread!
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  • JstasJstas Posts: 14,051
    GAWD!

    Y'all are kids! KIDS!

    I remember when Club Polk was a bulletin board with a pretty banner graphic and had an actual news paper that got MAILED to you through the POST OFFICE!

    I still have some of those hanging around in a box somewhere. Especially the one with Micah on the cover lookin' like a hippy of a hobbit.
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  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,178
    Jstas wrote: »
    GAWD!

    Y'all are kids! KIDS!

    I remember when Club Polk was a bulletin board with a pretty banner graphic and had an actual news paper that got MAILED to you through the POST OFFICE!

    I still have some of those hanging around in a box somewhere. Especially the one with Micah on the cover lookin' like a hippy of a hobbit.

    Dude, that's awesome.
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
  • ESavinonESavinon SRT Specialist Posts: 3,014
    edited March 2019
    I remember Micah.
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  • zingozingo Audiophile Posts: 11,837
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    Scary bunch of dudes like this
  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 14,262
    Ya' know, zingo. I think you are the only one here that has a designation of "audiophile". It slipped through 2 different audio forums if memory serves.

    Tom
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

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  • mantismantis Posts: 15,645
    VR3 wrote: »
    My favorite club polk past time was the BDT, RUSS, MANTIS, LIV4FAM flame threads. Epicness
    Those where the days LOL

    Dan
    My personal quest is to save to world of bad audio, one thread at a time.
  • mantismantis Posts: 15,645
    I've been here so long that the join date is years ahead of when I actually joined.
    Dan
    My personal quest is to save to world of bad audio, one thread at a time.
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