Irony defined

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Political Correctness'.........defined

"A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


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  • simm
    simm Posts: 524
    That is funny!!
  • gudnoyez
    gudnoyez Posts: 7,648
    Pretty funny read, but that guy in the picture looks pretty familiar. I swear I seen him at the Local Barnes & Noble with a Taylor Swift album in his hand checking out the Crosley record players, only his shirt was blue plaid, and the frames of his wayfarers was light gray marble type color. Dude must get around B)
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  • msg
    msg Posts: 6,458
    edited December 2019
    Further-ly ironic in this case, is that one of the greatest insults to a hipster is to tell a hipster that he looks like other hipsters. Or, in other words, to call a hipster a hipster.
    (I'm a bit hipster so it's okay when I say it)

    Check out this hipster:
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  • I am, as my daughters fondly and accurately refer to me as a dork! Never to be confused with the tragically hip.
  • TEAforONE
    TEAforONE Posts: 636
    edited December 2019
    Lol!!!! So true! Now excuse me while I get into my skinny jeans!
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  • Dabutcher
    Dabutcher Posts: 2,319
    There is a local bike club here in the twin cities that all have those old big wheel bikes.
    A lot of respect out to them from me. They have to make their own solid rubber tires for the front wheel because nobody makes them any more. Very dedicated to keeping the legend of those old bikes alive.
    Big props out to those guys!
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  • cmy330go
    cmy330go Posts: 2,339
    OMG this is perfect! This is my current favorite thing!
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  • cmy330go wrote: »
    OMG this is perfect! This is my current favorite thing!
    Old style bikes,or hipsters??
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  • vmaxer
    vmaxer Posts: 4,870
    Funny
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  • kevhed72
    kevhed72 Posts: 4,370
    The perfect Christmas present for any Hipster!
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  • Tony M
    Tony M Posts: 9,677
    edited December 2019
    I LOVE these T-shirts showing old school stereo stuff in artsy ways.
    https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=turntable+t-shirts&qpvt=Turntable+T-shirts&FORM=IQFRML
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,359
    I think this new Mac amplifier may define irony nearly as well :#

    https://forum.polkaudio.com/discussion/188924/new-mcintosh-monoblock-amp

  • Moose68Bash
    Moose68Bash Posts: 3,771
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    I think this new Mac amplifier may define irony nearly as well :#

    https://forum.polkaudio.com/discussion/188924/new-mcintosh-monoblock-amp

    Somehow, this "hybrid" McIntosh amp reminded me of the hybrid Lamborghini Sian I read about today -- 774 horsepower V12 with an electric motor that "contributes" 34 horsepower for a grand total of 807 horses (the loss of 1 horsepower must be from rounding):

    https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a28898213/lamborghini-sian-hybrid-photos-info/

    Yes, I know, the electric motor gives immediate torque at low speeds and supplements acceleration along the way.
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,359
    edited December 2019
    Well, I mean, a treble amp, bass amp, and crossover in one box seems like a product being demanded by approximately zero audiophiles. Even with a big blue meter (with two needles).

    This being 2019, I assume the XO's digital. I mean, Mac is all cuttin' edge 'n' stuff, right?

    In the early 1980s... I put an AM-FM stereo radio/cassette deck in our 1980 Oldsmobile (X body) Omega (a hand-me-down from the in-laws; our first family car, bordello red velour upholstery and all!) that had that same stuff in it. stereo biamplification and 'electronic crossover' (analog, of course) right on board! Yep.

    It was a Sanyo, bought from the annual Stereo Discounters show and sale at the MD State Fairgrounds in Timonium! :) No blue meters, though.

    The radio was probably the best thing about that car, objectively speaking.
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