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Everything and Nothing / Re: Does this woman want me to ask her out?
« Last post by Bill Binkelman on Yesterday at 07:27:17 AM »
As someone who entered the dating pool first at 18, then again at 36 (divorce), and the last time at 39 (after a 3 year relationship went bust), I can tell you that the woman's (and your) age is a determining factor. The older a person is, IMO, the more direct you can be. I'm not saying you can ask her "Hey, wanna shag?" but I also know that as I got older, the less women cared about the "opening gambit" and it was more about the middle and end game. While a "coffee" date is cliche, no matter how old a woman is, she wants to feel safe, so the first date needs to be something non-threatening and friendly, e.g.  a walk, coffee, or maybe a daytime movie. OTOH, you can just come right out and ask "Would you like to go out sometime?" That way, you will know her intentions right away - if she says "no" then you are either misreading her or she is not yet ready to make her intentions clear. If she says "yes" well, you're all set. If you want to make it safer, you can ask her to coffee, a walk, or something that people do even if they are not "dating." Dinner or lunch is fine, provided it is not a restaurant that screams "Romance!" Maybe something like "I have read about a new Asian/French/etc. restaurant and want to try it...would you like to join me?" DON'T OFFER TO PAY for goodness sake. For myself, I always took the most direct approach as I got older, simply because I didn't want to beat around the bush (hoo boy...I know). Some women liked that, some didn't. 

Lastly, I agree with Sun Dummy...I have lots of regrets...not for things I have done, but things left unsaid and undone. I've told some women things that I, in hindsight, probably should've kept to myself (unrequited love and all that), but at least I won't be left wondering "If only...."
Music Gearheads Tech Talk / Re: AKG K812 "SUPERIOR REFERENCE HEADPHONES"
« Last post by Immersion on Yesterday at 06:20:30 AM »
I have AKG K702 Reference Studio Headphones and love them. The high end is perfect in my opinion, the overall range 10Hz to 40KHz.

as I stated k812 and k701 have 0% in common :)
but I am glad you liked your k702.  Around the same time k702 was released I did a lot of research I ended up
with the Beyerdynamic DT880 Pro. I find this very good for guitar driven music like metal.
But for electronic music I want new headphones. Well I guess it was about 8 years ago I bought my DT880 it is high time to look into alterntives and buy a new pair but yet this many years later there is no "obvious" choice.
I guess if Beyerdynamic release some headphone for studio use with tesla drivers I will be very intetreted the T1 sounds more "good" then "honest" perhaps.  But my DT1350 have tesla drivers I really like the fast transient response in these, all details sounds very fast and clear.
Hypnos News and Announcements / Re: 2014 Hypnos release schedule?
« Last post by Castleview on April 22, 2014, 08:53:24 PM »
Oh wow, I didn't know he was on APK's label before.

New meditative work of two Ural (Russia) musicians -  Ad Lux Tenebrae and 121 (Closing the Eternity).
More then half of hour long track. 100% organic & synth-free ambient somnolent meditation with strings, bells, drones, bowls, chimes & rainsticks.
Limited (200 copies) edition of plant pressed CDs.
Highly recommended for investigators of ambient music of Russia.

Note for hardcore collectors: please don't be  confused by the picture! The knife IS NOT included!
Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: What is Youtube to you?
« Last post by El culto on April 22, 2014, 06:19:12 PM »
I think that we now in modern time are allowed to be tremendously open minded for more variety of sound and sound awareness.

"allowed……for more variety of sound and sound awareness"  ???

Why we wasn´t allowed to be open minded before this modern time?

Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Buying Soundcloud 'plays'
« Last post by elyon8 on April 22, 2014, 04:52:03 PM »
I cannot understand why people buy "likes", "plays" and "followers". They betray themselves and that is not cool, it is very sad.
Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: What is Youtube to you?
« Last post by elyon8 on April 22, 2014, 04:39:43 PM »
In fact, Youtube is the internet video data base no.1 in the world. Great music source for prelistening and for streaming.
I think that we now in modern time are allowed to be tremendously open minded for more variety of sound and sound awareness.
Forum Member Projects News and Promotion / Re: Stars by Jaja
« Last post by elyon8 on April 22, 2014, 03:25:43 PM »
thank you for your kind words David !!! This album totally is an epic journey also for me : )
Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Last post by Seren on April 22, 2014, 02:46:21 PM »
Analoguekid's latest track on Soundcoud - 33 minutes of live ambience
Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« Last post by drone on on April 22, 2014, 02:45:22 PM »
Node--Node 2 (DiN). Amazing CD!!! Best of 2014 so far for me
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