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are you on other hifi forums?

Postby callen24 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:19 pm

i registered on pinkfish media to buy something once
i might be registered on the wam as i’ve been to 4 shows, but cyrusunoffical is the only one i’m active on.
So i’m wondering if other people who post are also on other forums?

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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby Czechchris » Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:44 pm

I'm on the Wam and went to Kegworth twice. Never went to Scalford, though.
I don't go on any other hifi forums.
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby mickbald » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:34 pm

Hi Chris,

My main forum now is the Audio Abattoir - not for the faint hearted and very little hifi discussion. Mostly banter from a bunch of guys who left the Wam and have known each other for a long time. But if you need deep advice on valve or horn systems this is the place. Word of warning, don't do a cable thread.

Stay on here as much as possible but everyone needs to start contributing more if it is to survive.

And the WAM, a bit!

Otherwise I lurk on pfm and aos very rarely.

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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby zippy » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:22 am

To be truthful, PFM is my primary forum. As logic would suggest I tend to use CU mainly for Cyrus related.
I was one of the few who used the 'Official' Cyrus forum for a while, but that now seems to have faded away from lack of use..
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby RichardLowe » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:59 am

I dip into Audio Abattoir from time to time, but as mentioned its more of a banter between friends (or not!). Some of the thread titles are priceless.

Not a forum, but hifi-related and sometimes very informative, is PS Audio's CEO Paul McGowan's daily YouTube channel "Ask Paul". Another I sometimes watch is Steve Guttenberg Audiophiliac, again a YouTube channel.

I check here every day or two but haven't contributed in a while. I haven't had much happening in hifi-land, just listening to music, and mainly my existing collection rather than anything new. There may be some changes coming however.
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby mickbald » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:43 pm

RichardLowe wrote:I dip into Audio Abattoir from time to time,


What nme do you use - I use the same as here.

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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby RichardLowe » Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:21 pm

mickbald wrote:What nme do you use - I use the same as here.


I haven't registered, I just look in as a guest.
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby argustimewas » Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:35 pm

I like the mix of hifi and off topic threads on Pink Fish Media. I post there when I feel I have a useful contribution to make.

I've made contributions on Hifi Wigwam in the past, but nothing for a couple of years. I occasionally drop in to have a look around.

I've occasionally lurked on Audio Abattoir and Art of Sound as a guest.

As for Cyrus Unofficial: My introduction to hifi on the internet and weirdly like a sort of first girlfriend I can never get quite move on from! I pop in here most days and like to read and contribute. I'm greatly appreciative of the helpful advice I've received over the years. CU has enabled me to sell and buy kit in what I consider to be a lower risk setting. These days I mainly enjoy sharing music recommendations and it's introduced me to stuff I doubt I would have otherwise found. I've also met a number of friendly people through CU in the real world too.

It's a shame we are very quiet in this forum these days. I think It would be a shame to let things slide further and I hope Chris' original post will stimulate a few of us to get a bit more dialogue going. Fingers crossed.
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby callen24 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:00 pm

part of me asking is to raise the issue of whether robert should wind it up.
I can see why he might not want to continue indefinitely , and he might decide that at some point
It seems there are around 30 occasional contributors.
where we migrate, and keep in touch?

obviously this is a radical step.
i’m not proposing it, but it feels like we should ask the question.
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby argustimewas » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:13 pm

I think it would be a shame to move away from CU and I'm hoping we can revive things a bit.

If things remain the same and the forum winds up I'd prefer we went to PFM.
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Mono X300 Signatures x 2
Spendor D7
Missing Link Binary Star coaxial, Atlas Navigator XLR, Mark Grant G1500HD RCA, Van Damme 6mm UP-LCOFC speaker cable
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby Joe » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:39 pm

It'd be a shame to close the forum. Maybe just a rebrand? Cyrus seem to have given up on proper Hi-fi.

I'm Warszawa on HFWW and PFM.
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby callen24 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:39 pm

Joe wrote:It'd be a shame to close the forum. Maybe just a rebrand? Cyrus seem to have given up on proper Hi-fi.

I'm Warszawa on HFWW and PFM.

you are one of the few keeping it alive, with your incitful reviews
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby mickbald » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:03 pm

RichardLowe wrote:
mickbald wrote:What nme do you use - I use the same as here.


I haven't registered, I just look in as a guest.


It's worth getting on.

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And the kit that was set up in 2 of the rooms was great - Vinyl, R2R, all sorts.

It is a bit sweary but great banter.

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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby Joe » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:07 pm

callen24 wrote:you are one of the few keeping it alive, with your incitful reviews

Thanks.
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Re: are you on other hifi forums?

Postby madaboutlawns » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:19 am

I check the site every day at least once looking for updates and new topics.
Not had a lot to say recently, but I still enjoy reading all the new stuff.

I'm sure that there are a lot of people that check in regular but don't say much.

I never check anywhere else or look at other forums, just this one.
You guys helped me so much last year when I was building my system, I'm a loyal CU user.
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