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Are you posting on multiple accounts or do you make a habit of responding to questions to other posters?

Are you always this obnoxious or did you take lessons? I was pointing out that it would make more sense to mount the speakers on the wall than to mount the monitors there.
     
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Are you always this obnoxious or did you take lessons? I was pointing out that it would make more sense to mount the speakers on the wall than to mount the monitors there.

Computer speakers are also known as powered monitors. I was referring to wall-mounting speakers, which many do. However, you still decided to answer someone else's personal question with your own personal situation, as if you were speaking for them. Unless of course, you are posting on multiple accounts. It seems to me you either are hiding the fact that you posting on multiple accounts and thinks that brushing it off with name calling is somehow effective forum etiquette, or responding to his post was really none of your business. Either way, I have to question your sanity.
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Computer speakers are also known as powered monitors. I was referring to wall-mounting speakers, which many do. However, you still decided to answer someone else's personal question with your own personal situation, as if you were speaking for them. Unless of course, you are posting on multiple accounts. It seems to me you either are hiding the fact that you posting on multiple accounts and thinks that brushing it off with name calling is somehow effective forum etiquette, or responding to his post was really none of your business. Either way, I have to question your sanity.

It's a public forum, he can respond to whoever he wants, if you wanted a private conversation then you should take it to a private message.

He gave a valid response though. You say wall mount, yet as he demonstrated, not everyone has a wall to mount to. And wall mounting doesn't inherently free up desk space anyways. The monitors would still be in a similar area, just without their stand. Great for clearing room for say... keyboards or other small peripherals, but not full bookshelf speakers. Getting tall floor stands for the speakers would be the better option for such people, and even then they may be limited by how their room is situated or the size of it.
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It's a public forum, he can respond to whoever he wants, if you wanted a private conversation then you should take it to a private message.

He gave a valid response though. You say wall mount, yet as he demonstrated, not everyone has a wall to mount to. And wall mounting doesn't inherently free up desk space anyways. The monitors would still be in a similar area, just without their stand. Great for clearing room for say... keyboards or other small peripherals, but not full bookshelf speakers. Getting tall floor stands for the speakers would be the better option for such people, and even then they may be limited by how their room is situated or the size of it.

Lady Fitzgerald is a man? Interesting. You learn something every day.
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Lady Fitzgerald is a man? Interesting. You learn something every day.

LOL! I get a lot of that. People automatically assume posters on computer forums are all male. Adding to the confusion are the men using images of women in their avatars. What's with that?
     
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It's a public forum, he can respond to whoever he wants, if you wanted a private conversation then you should take it to a private message.

He gave a valid response though. You say wall mount, yet as he demonstrated, not everyone has a wall to mount to. And wall mounting doesn't inherently free up desk space anyways. The monitors would still be in a similar area, just without their stand. Great for clearing room for say... keyboards or other small peripherals, but not full bookshelf speakers. Getting tall floor stands for the speakers would be the better option for such people, and even then they may be limited by how their room is situated or the size of it.

Thank you for your support but could you do me a wee bit of a favor; look at a person's user name before referring to them with a personal pronoun.
     
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LOL! I get a lot of that. People automatically assume posters on computer forums are all male. Adding to the confusion are the men using images of women in their avatars. What's with that?

Those issues are two and the same. At least to me. I used to play a lot of RPG games and a lot of males would use female characters, so it becomes a habit to just assume everyone is a male until otherwise proven wrong. As well as the overwhelming majority sex on the internet that is the male, or at least was ( myspace and facebook have probably changed that in the last decade ).
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Thank you for your support but could you do me a wee bit of a favor; look at a person's user name before referring to them with a personal pronoun.

Names don't mean much to me on forums. I know quite a few guys that actually try to pass themselves as a "lady" or otherwise. Also refer to above.

It is the internet after all... don't think I need to explain that one tongue.gif
Edited by Shrak - 3/2/14 at 2:29pm
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LOL! I get a lot of that. People automatically assume posters on computer forums are all male. Adding to the confusion are the men using images of women in their avatars. What's with that?
Not only that but some blokes use female characters on mmo's...?
Edited by jameschisholm - 3/2/14 at 2:33pm
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LOL! I get a lot of that. People automatically assume posters on computer forums are all male. Adding to the confusion are the men using images of women in their avatars. What's with that?

This is the internet where teenage girls are really middle aged guys. Kids are really feds in an undercover sting op, celebrities are really people with mental issues/insane asylum escapees etc...
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This is the internet where teenage girls are really middle aged guys. Kids are really feds in an undercover sting op, celebrities are really people with mental issues/insane asylum escapees etc...

And Audiophiles are really Man Children in their parents basements?
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