Talk:Audio woo

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CD or not CD?[edit]

bbc discussion board

Just bronze?[edit]

I think we should consider this article for a higher rating and/or frontpage. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 18:04, 12 March 2016 (UTC)

It could do with a thorough review and fact check - David Gerard (talk) 19:23, 12 March 2016 (UTC)
It seems excessively technical.

As a general comment 'no matter how good, expensive or 'technically complex' the equipment it will not make bad recordings/music sound good. (Ditto TV programs - 'whatever low lines early TV was' versus UHDTV.

And what about the Mistpoufers? (talk) 17:33, 16 August 2016 (UTC)

Excessive explanation?[edit]

The first footnote explaining the meaning of "sound science" seems a bit much.--Кřěĵ (ṫåɬк) 12:59, 23 October 2016 (UTC)

The advantages of vinyl[edit]

... are, in part, the usual ones of physical items over digitised materials and links.

And should 'positive feedback' link to [1]? (talk) 14:58, 2 June 2017 (UTC)

Dental fillings and picking up radio channels[edit]

There are various references on the internet and word of mouth - should there be a mention here, or where? Anna Livia (talk) 22:08, 15 August 2017 (UTC)

Although it is technically feasible (one guy simulated a tooth filling sensitive to RF - by placing a diode on his tongue) the unique conditions required and the rarity of those conditions occurring naturally makes "tooth fillings picking up radio stations" more of a busted urban myth than an actual phenomena. Leuders (talk) 16:24, 16 August 2017 (UTC)
'Weird things do happen' - and sometimes eg a humorous comment ('You have so much metal in your mouth you could pick up radio'/'a dentist used amalgam to solder a loose wire in his radio' etc) gets transformed into 'fact.' (I have made up both statements purely as examples).
What is the history of the idea - and does it link with James Bond and other 'fancy spy devices'? Anna Livia (talk) 16:52, 16 August 2017 (UTC)

This is about audiophiles, not ultrasonic pest control[edit]

This is a bad merge and really should be reversed - David Gerard (talk) 20:04, 7 September 2017 (UTC)

Self-referential joke[edit]

'Audio woo is not sound science.' Anna Livia (talk) 22:50, 25 June 2019 (UTC)

Any joke which needs a footnote to explain itself is not much of a joke. Although does it need a footnote? --Annanoon (talk) 09:36, 26 June 2019 (UTC)
Playing on 'sound' having two meanings - 'the science of sound' and 'valid science.' Anna Livia (talk) 10:02, 26 June 2019 (UTC)