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I've been thinking that since this is supposed to be a club and all we should have some sort of membership guidelines. I'm not talking about super elitist regulations that will only allow people with big budgets and 'golden' ears, but something so that membership will be somewhat limited.

I'm thinking something along the lines of:
1. members must own a pair of cans or good portable/gaming headphones
2. said cans/headphones need not be uber expensive, but there will be limits to what does and does not count.
3. OCN members with cheap headphones can join if those headphones are on a list of recognized great bang for buck headphones by audiophiles, examples would be Koss ksc75's.
4. iPod and other OEM earbuds absolutely do not count
5. logitech headsets and other similar headphones/headsets do not count.


I'm pretty flexible here, and if you guys want to shoot me down on this feel free (if you're going to say anything harsh do it in a PM rather than publicly) But lets have some discussion and feedback here.

Please keep in mind that I'm not doing this with the goal of shunning some OCN members, just looking for a more cohesive unit.
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Soloz, how about making it an audiophile club instead of a headphones club then?
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I HATE my E500's for running. I'm ashamed to say I just use the ones I got from senn's sports line, I find them fine as I don't particularly need to listen in fidelity on the run.
I'm the same way with my ER6's, bro. IEM + running = no fun. Mine have bad microphonics to start with, even looped over the ears and using the shirt clip on my collar it's just unbearable. I bought some $7 RCA behind-the-head phones I go running with.

I agree fully with the audiophile club.
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Soloz, how about making it an audiophile club instead of a headphones club then?
I think that would be too much of a gray area, besides like I said I don't want to make this too elitist or anything like that. I'm not trying to say 'we're better than you because we can spend $100+ on headphones" or anything like that.

But thanks for the input
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yea i agree with soloz... like totally
this club should be filled with decent sounding cans, so that it may helps the others when they need info about a certain cans before getting it.
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yea i agree with soloz... like totally
this club should be filled with decent sounding cans, so that it may helps the others when they need info about a certain cans before getting it.
so help me set up guidelines as to what is allowed and what isn't allowed.
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aye! to all five guidelines/rules/whatevers... aye aye aye aye aye... all five are good

by using those you filter out those who are not audiophiles... and by audiophile I mean someone who LIKES and cares about getting good sound... (not someone with expensive equipment and/or a "good" ear)

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Audiophiles are people who seek to listen to music at a level of quality as close to the original live performance as possible.
when your term is over I will vote for you if you seek re-election, LOL!
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aye! to all five guidelines/rules/whatevers... aye aye aye aye aye... all five are good

by using those you filter out those who are not audiophiles... and by audiophile I mean someone who LIKES and cares about getting good sound... (not someone with expensive equipment and/or a "good" ear)



when your term is over I will vote for you if you seek re-election, LOL!
Exactly. . like those who have g0 stepping quads and SLI Ultras but are still using onboard are not audiophiles
 
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love the rules. add to my stuff in the first post, JVC marshmallows and modded sony fontopias. i will have upgrades soon enough!!!
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