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Originally Posted by tx-jose View Post
thats about right lol. But why would I wantto buy other headsets when I would probably just get flamed again cause I wanted to buy some Razer ones and got called a fanboy cause i like the mice
'Gaming brand' headsets tend to be crap due to the fact that they realise that a lot of gamers just dunno about decent audio products thus can make bigger profits peddling inferior products based on brand recognition. Where they do make good products in, e.g. mice, their demographic i.e gamers, know far more about it and thus are more critical of bad products in that area and thus why their quality of product is higher.
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post
'Gaming brand' headsets tend to be crap due to the fact that they realise that a lot of gamers just dunno about decent audio products thus can make bigger profits peddling inferior products based on brand recognition. Where they do make good products in, e.g. mice, their demographic i.e gamers, know far more about it and thus are more critical of bad products in that area and thus why their quality of product is higher.
see what I mean lol flaming instead of recommending

ill stick to my Hercules 2.1speakers (which someone will call crap speakers im sure)
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you didn't ask for a recommendation....

Also it wasn't flaming, it was explaining why your line of current thinking on the subject is flawed.
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Yes it's much better to recommend items that you have never used before...
/sarcasm off
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Sorry but when someone makes a thread talking about buying some overpriced turtle beach or razer "7.1 virtual surround" headphones I'm not going to say "oh ya go ahead and buy them, the HD555's are way better and virtual surround is a gimmic but as long as your happy."

No I'm going to tell them that its a gimmic and give them my recommendation based on the best headphones I've ever owned.

BTW I have heard the difference between the average mass consumer grade "gaming" headphones pushed at Best Buy and my HD555 and there IS a HUGE difference. There is a complete lack of base and body to the sound. Just because audiophile headphones are high quality doesn't mean they are much more expensive or that a audio "noob" won't be able to enjoy that quality of sound.
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The quality of content in our audio forums have never been quite top notch. I don't expect it to be either. We are not avsforums or head-fi for that matter. We are mostly, save a few, computer nerds who also happen to like audio.

If anyone would like to suggest a few solutions to improve on the quality of content, I would definitely like to hear them.

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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post
Sheep will be sheep. Unfortunately, the "herders" that actually know what they're talking about are getting to be fewer compared to the mindless drones that think the AD700 is the panacea for headphone requests.
Don't tell me you are calling yourself a herder now.
Edited by youra6 - 7/26/11 at 8:25am
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I'm guilty of this. I have very little experience in computers as of yey, but I try to mimic what other people say so I don't seem ignorant. I do catch myself most of the time. I'll think, "Ooh, I know what this person needs!" I'll click on the reply button, start typing, slowly stop typing and realize, "... I have no idea what I'm talking about..."

Then I promptly click out of the reply box and leave the experienced people to reply. Maybe someday I'll be as smart as you people!
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I'm guilty of this. I have very little experience in computers as of yey, but I try to mimic what other people say so I don't seem ignorant. I do catch myself most of the time. I'll think, "Ooh, I know what this person needs!" I'll click on the reply button, start typing, slowly stop typing and realize, "... I have no idea what I'm talking about..."

Then I promptly click out of the reply box and leave the experienced people to reply. Maybe someday I'll be as smart as you people!
Not sure if you're being serious, but it's all part of the natural progression I mentioned earlier:

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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post
This is applicable to everything on this site. Some people know what they're talking about and make recommendations; others learn from these recommendations and then make the same recommendations. While it gets annoying, it's all part of the progression from being a nub to being someone who actually knows what he is talking about.
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If Newegg doesn't ship to wherever you live, you need to move.



lul, I joke.
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Shouldn't this be Stop "Deaf recommending"......
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