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Do you still buy CDs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Jun 6. 35 Replies

I was about to buy some albums, but I realised the digital downloads are cheaper on Amazon. I like having a physical copy of albums (though I rarely buy them), but now I'm wondering whether it's…Continue

The Mask You Live In - Don't tell boy to man up! (Says video)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph Scibbe May 6. 78 Replies

There is a film coming out this year called "The Mask You live in". It is going to explore masculinity in the USA.It will discuss this danger of telling boys such as "be a man" or "man up". This will…Continue

What's wrong with hype?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith W. Roberts May 6. 13 Replies

Why is it that people get put off something due to immense hype surrounding it? Is it due to high expectations? Or not wanting to be thought of having a herd mentality?Also, do you allow hype to put…Continue

 

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Augustin replied to Nathan DeParis's discussion Speed Reading Question
""I have Modules To Manhood and I really want to start reading it but I am only a little over halfway done Mastery" Two self development books at once? If that's the case, then do things one thing at a time. Change is a slow…"
Jul 19
Augustin replied to Dave Finnie's discussion Free ebook on Amazon today (may be of interest)
"NO!*Rips off mask* I'm Rick Johnson!"
Jun 24
Augustin replied to Chu Kim's discussion Dealing with Obnoxious People
"It really depends. Some people are annoying and don't realise it. I'd just ignore those folk and move on. It is a waste of energy to mock others, especially when they have no intent of mocking you or anyone else. Best example is the person…"
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Steve replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"Yeah, I know a few folks who've moved to purely digital media libraries over the years and they are very happy with it...me, I just couldn't bare to part with collections that have taken me decades to assemble. I got rid of a huge comic…"
Jun 6
Regular Joe replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"I'm on the opposite end of the spectrum. I used to collect things . . . a lot. I had collections of collections: sports cards, comic books, coins, CDs, movies, books, figurines, etc etc etc. I eventually got rid of almost everything and I…"
Jun 6
Steve replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"I will only buy physical media (books, blu-rays, DVDs and CDs) I enjoy having collections of these things and enjoy selecting an item off one of my many book/music/movie shelves to enjoy. I am not against digital media, (I own a nice personal MP3…"
Jun 6
Pope John replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"They've been obsolete for many years. I think the last cd I bought was like 10 years ago. Unless you collect them, I don't see the point. Digital copies are so much more convenient. "
Jun 5
Native Son replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"I buy both.  My workplace restricts the sort of personal electronics employees may bring into the office.  (Partly because too many knuckleheads never bothered to virus-scan their free from the Internet downloads, then plugged their iPod…"
Jun 5
Keith W. Roberts replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"I used to have a few thousand CDs but then I got married and needed the space, so I sold them for a few thousand. I can find 99 percent of what I had on free spotify or free pandora or youtube. I checked first, and saved the CDs I couldn't…"
Jun 4
Henry Adams replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"No, I don't. I really like CDs; I like their physical presence, I like the album covers and song booklets...but I just can't justify buying them when digital downloads are more convenient and don't take up space or impact the…"
Jun 4
Carl Monster replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"I have a nephew who's band releases on vinyl and cassette...vinyl has the pops, cassettes have the hiss!"
Jun 3
Regular Joe replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"There are workarounds, too. If you can burn the file to a CD then that burned file can be reproduced. "
Jun 3
Regular Joe replied to Augustin's discussion Do you still buy CDs?
"Some people are as passionate about the cassette format as others are passionate about the vinyl record format. They're an analogue format, so they've got that going for them. Plus they have a certain audio "feel" to them that…"
Jun 3

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