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1  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Growing Marijuana on: July 18, 2014, 02:19:22 AM
Jorge Cervantes...
2  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Are you a gadget whore? on: July 11, 2014, 01:33:01 AM
iPads, vitas, 3ds, nooks, kindles, iPhones, galaxy etc, are you a whore and how do you get your fix?

No they fucking suck balls Id rather it be like it was 20 or so years ago before all these shitty gadgets

With these.
3  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Is there any bigger circle jerk than Audiophiles on: July 03, 2014, 03:01:28 AM
Some points on Stereo systems:

Speaker wire: 14-16 awg is all you need and should not cost more than 10-20 dollars for 50 to 100 feet.  Radio Shack speaker wire is fine.

Bi and tri-amping:  This can be worthwhile. The concept is that a power amplifier creates the most distortion when it is amplifying the highest and lowest frequencies at the same time.  So you insert in the chain between the pre amplifier and the power amplifier an "active crossover" which splits off the lows and sends it to it's own separate power amplifier.  This is "Bi-amping" .  If you also do it for the mid-range as well, it's called "Tri-amping." Where the low, mid range, and high frequencies each have their own power amplifiers.
Some will argue that seems like overdoing it. You should consider that power amplifiers are now available as an integrated circuit the size of a human hand.

100 watts

This segues into.....

Sub-woofers: The wavelengths of sounds that the woofers handle are so long that most people cannot stereophonically "locate" them.  This is due to the fact that compared with the distance between your ears the long wavelengths have insufficient timing differences for most to locate the sound image.  So the rationale is to have the active crossover "sum" the lows from the left and right sides into one signal, send them into one power amplifier, and rather than have two woofers, have one really big one.

The next two are always good to make people angry.

Phonograph records versus CD:
 I should preface this with the fact I have turntables, tape recorders(open reel and cassette) at home.  I consider phonograph records like fine books.  Wonderful packages to look at, and it is fun to watch a record player work.  It is the same with tapes.

But at no time do I delude myself into saying LPs and Tapes are better than CDs.  No matter how you show the mathematics of the analogue to digital process, or the result of lab tests, there are imbeciles (nice imbeciles, but imbeciles nonetheless) who will argue that LPs are superior to CDs.  

Vacuum tubes (valves) versus solid state:
I can repair tube circuits.  In high school shop I built (from scratch, not a kit) an FM stereo system out of vacuum tubes. I have restored old systems.
Solid state is better than tubes.

The best speakers:
Klipschorns without question...they must however, to work properly, be put solidly in the corners of a room.

Klipschorns!! I can’t afford them.
4  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Random pics on: July 03, 2014, 12:24:44 AM
5  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Craig Titus - Re-enactment show on: June 26, 2014, 11:28:11 PM
A Goddamn measly 250 dollars a day?
6  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Favorite toys ever? on: June 26, 2014, 07:35:41 AM
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7  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Is long-term weightlifting good for you? on: June 25, 2014, 10:05:39 PM
Progressive resistance exercise every other day. This allows joints to recover. On the days with no weights, do cardio instead.

Also good to throw in one day a week with no exercise at all.

8  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Dennis Newman today..... on: June 25, 2014, 03:17:53 AM

Not to mention all the women who patiently stood in line to willingly and happily give him a “Maxwell House” blow job.
9  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Sickness/flu just hit me like a truck on: June 24, 2014, 07:38:33 PM
Slight sore throat yesterday, so I decided not to train.  Glad I didn't train yesterday or today because now I have body/joint aches like you would not believe... my neck, knees and low back are killing me... lethargic and dizzy as fuck.  No other symptoms... weird.

I'm eating raw garlic hoping to knock this shit out fast.

Hope you guys don't get this.

So the virus is from......Vlad Dracula?
10  Getbig Bodybuilding Boards / Steroids Info & Hardcore / Re: Does TRT cut years off your life? on: June 24, 2014, 01:28:43 PM
My experience and understanding is that with monitoring by a doctor and the proper ancillaries it is not especially hazardous.  

  • Periodic blood work
  • Controlling cholesterol with medications
  • Finasteride to check prostate hyperplasia and alopecia
  • Prostate tests
11  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Women all over facebook losing their shit over some guys mugshot on: June 24, 2014, 01:10:36 PM
He is getting modeling offers all over the world if he can get out of jail he will be making over $30,000 monthly.

Until he starts to look middle aged.
12  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Can you have shredded glutes as a natural bodybuilder? on: June 23, 2014, 03:46:29 AM

I still have junk in my trunk....  Shocked

That must be painful.  My heart bleeds for you.

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13  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Parents Sue BMW After Child Dies In locked Car on: June 23, 2014, 03:35:28 AM
So now when a kid skips class, it's the fault of the school if the kid gets hurt while skipping class?  
Well, yes.
This was true even when I was in elementary school.  
From when the child leaves home to when he returns home and crosses the threshold, he is the responsibility of the school.
14  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Parents Sue BMW After Child Dies In Locked Car on: June 23, 2014, 03:25:55 AM
I am a lawyer by profession it is hard to see where culpability rests with BMW. It is dickheads taking cases like this that lead to safety notices spoiling every surface you can see.
In this instance the son was responsible (or irresponsible), BMW notified the system in manual (should they have a sign about every feature plastered everywhere around car?). In what way was BMW negligent or irresponsible such that it caused harm?

It's also a 1997 BMW...but, why would there be a need to over-ride the lock from the inside? Unless someone kidnapped you and locked the doors and took the key with them.

Excuse me, but you are both cognitively viscous.  That is a serious design flaw in that car. An error on the same level  of the exit doors of the Cocoanut Grove opening inwards.  On the same level of the Citi Building in New York City.

I once moved into a house where a walk in closet had no doorknob on the inside.  I immediately went to a hardware store and replaced the door hardware.
15  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Parents Sue BMW After Child Dies In locked Car on: June 22, 2014, 11:06:55 PM
So someone designed a container that a person cannot open from the inside?

Well what could possibly go wrong with that?  
16  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Safety Razors on: June 20, 2014, 08:32:04 PM
Mine belonged to my dad.  A genuine Gillette from the late 40's.
17  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / The Hog of Steel on: June 20, 2014, 12:10:53 AM
Gilbert Shelton is a trip.
18  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Can Jay Gutler beat Lee Priest in the Masters? on: June 18, 2014, 11:42:04 PM
Lee is lifetime banned from the IFBB so it's a non-issue.

Besides the strange tatoos, why was he made personae non gratae?
19  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: What exactly made Haku so tough? on: June 18, 2014, 11:32:26 PM
  • he is tough because
  • being divided three times
  • five seven five hurts
20  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Kai Greene guestposing & enjoyed sightseeing flight in Prague on: June 10, 2014, 11:49:06 AM
21  Getbig Main Boards / Politics and Political Issues Board / Re: Awesome Commencement Address on: May 20, 2014, 05:02:25 AM
Ten platitudes.
22  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Arnold has certainly shrunk over the years... on: May 12, 2014, 10:25:58 PM
I reiterate!

I was in a broadcasting technical staff at the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston.  I didn't interact with him in any way, but I was four feet away from him.
He is decidedly less than six feet tall.
23  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Malaysian Airlines flight is missing, 239 passengers on board on: May 10, 2014, 01:57:03 AM
Can't they just use the Find my iPhone app Huh I'm sure somebody had an iPhone onboard

The subject Iphone has to be in contact with a cellphone network.  Your are not going to find many cell towers in the middle of the ocean, and also radio waves at gigahertz frequencies do not penetrate water.
24  Getbig Main Boards / General Topics / Re: Osama wants to ban "Top Gear" on: May 05, 2014, 11:40:14 PM
This tops Jeremy, 0:12

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This guy is Reagan Brown, he was Texas Agriculture Commissioner from 1977 to 1983.  He was giving a speech when he demonstrated what  is commonly called a "Freudian Fumble", or parapraxis.  When I worked at the big news/talk station in Houston, a recording of this incident was kept as a hallowed object and played for new staff members. (especially New Yorkers) 

I could make anyone lose it all and laugh for minutes just by putting on a nasal, corn cracker, redneck twang and say, "Booker T. Washington!"

The ant incident at 0:45 is good too.
25  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: How did you deal with a parent dying? on: May 05, 2014, 10:23:02 PM
Was your parent raised a Roman Catholic?  

Not "he/she hasn't been to Church in years": Not "those pedophiles!?": Not "he/she married a Southern Baptist":

Was your parent raised a Roman Catholic?  If so, while he/she is still conscious and cognizant, get him/her a priest.

You will be glad that you did.
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