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Then again, I'd rather buy 10 of the 'fakes' than 1 original since its a winnable lottery. The cords still tie themselves either way anyway.


Indeed mate, and we're born using fake items, since childhood, isn't it?
    
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post #142 of 151
Everything is made in china. It's just the factory's selling the "recipe" if you will, to other surplus factories. For us, the buyer (if you have a wholesale license) we have to buy in bulk that's where they make their money. It costs them literally pennies to make these products and when they sell, their profit margin is straight retarded. In some cases some of the items are 100% replicas of the real things down to the material and the factory it's made from, only difference is that it's sold under a different branded name.
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post #143 of 151
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I saw a "DJ" with a $180 MIDI, a pair of Studios around his neck, and couldn't beatmatch to save his life. To make matters worse, he was using Virtual DJ.......IT BEATMATCHES FOR YOU!


haha lol, I play vinyl and CDJ's and makes me laugh when I see people lugging laptops in when there is a perfectly good set of Technics / Pioneer's infront of you....

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Same here love the 25's, the beats look good though.

HD25's look the slickest mate, I am gonna get a set of the aluminium ones on payday I reckon
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I'm black. I'm a conservative. I went to college. One of my heroes is Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson; a Confederate General. I make a six figure salary. I like rap. I also love classical, opera, country and heavy metal.

You know why the race "hustlers" will always be in business?

People like you and your stupid stereotypes driven by "statistics".


Ok. So?

 

I live in Alabama. A state steriotypically filled with plenty of redneck yahoo's ploppin' another mouthful of chaw in also paid for with that check on the third of the month. A state full of incest methheads, right? But is that true?

 

 

Absolutely. Those steriotypes weren't made up for nothing, they were made up because it's a common thing.

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post #145 of 151
All I have to say is (and this is coming from a black guy), if a certain group doesn't like the stereotypes based on them, they should probably change how they act as a whole.
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haha lol, I play vinyl and CDJ's and makes me laugh when I see people lugging laptops in when there is a perfectly good set of Technics / Pioneer's infront of you....

I don't mind people lugging around laptops because of how much music you can store on them, but how do you mess up beatmatching on a program THAT DOES IT FOR YOU?! Literally you hit sync, it'll sync the BPM and match the beats up, so you can't mess it up. And what kills me is they'll eventually move onto Serato or Traktor, then are back at square one because they can't do jack besides hit play. *sigh* then you have those "I play everything off iTunes so I'm a DJ" idiots..... /rant
post #147 of 151
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Ok. So?

I live in Alabama. A state steriotypically filled with plenty of redneck yahoo's ploppin' another mouthful of chaw in also paid for with that check on the third of the month. A state full of incest methheads, right? But is that true?


Absolutely. Those steriotypes weren't made up for nothing, they were made up because it's a common thing.

That's an ignorant statement. Furthermore, I'm confident you haven't been anywhere based on you making it. You have no basis of comparison and you sound like a fool. But hey, to each their own.
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the target demographic were the kids who put terrible subs in their Volkswagen passat with tinted windows and LED hedlights

Always thought the target audience of deafening cans are married folk. Hence the necessary flashy looks of the Beats since wife talks to them rather.
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That's an ignorant statement. Furthermore, I'm confident you haven't been anywhere based on you making it. You have no basis of comparison and you sound like a fool. But hey, to each their own.


And have you ever been to Alabama? If not, your argument is equally faulty.

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post #150 of 151
If anyone is serious about portable audio or even audio in general they would look towards Sennheiser , AKG , or Beyerdynamic and not Beats. Beats is an overpriced headphone that simply enhances the bass response while suffering in both treble and mids.

That being said I'm not surprised. When a brand is this mainstream it's going to encounter issues like this. Even the headphone makers I have listed above don't encounter this issue on such a wide scale.
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