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    Hi Fi mags reviews of the Show

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmtell View Post
    No.
    Can you elaborate.
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    From what I understand the Wam isn't flavour of the month with the mags since it started the new review section. See here
    Last edited by Tel; 08-04-2013 at 11:33 AM.
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    HiFi Choice will need to incorporate a lot more swearing on the front cover if it's to stem its dwindling market share.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tel View Post
    From what I understand the Wam isn't flavour of the month with the mags since it started the new review section. See here
    Why? No-one takes Wigwam reviews seriously, do they?



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    Quote Originally Posted by browellm View Post
    HiFi Choice will need to incorporate a lot more swearing on the front cover if it's to stem its dwindling market share.
    Hifi C**t would be awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beobloke View Post
    Why? No-one takes Wigwam reviews seriously, do they?



    as seriously as the mag reviews, they just have different sponsors/shillers
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    There is a whole new brand of shiller on the Wam these days
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    This is getting shilly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by themadlatvian View Post
    This is getting shilly.

    Don't call me Shilly!


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    It would be wonderful to have reviews based on the 'Which' model, perhaps one day a real rain will come and wash away....
    Sorry slipped back into the early 80's all this talk of the wicked old cow ( dead wicked old cow).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Purite Audio View Post
    It would be wonderful to have reviews based on the 'Which' model, perhaps one day a real rain will come and wash away....
    Sorry slipped back into the early 80's all this talk of the wicked old cow ( dead wicked old cow).
    Keith.

    Up to a point perhaps - wonderful if all you want to know about is things like how kit measures or how long it will last, the problem is that most of us listen with ears not meters, so the subjective side has its place too IMHO. Give it time, it's a new venture.



    As for the rest, since when has advertising been "shilling"? I'm genuinely puzzled because most of the trade on here are just trying to make a living, from, you know, working, and selling stuff and such. We help support the 'Wam with subs, advertising revenue and kit to fill the review section with - it provides a marketplace and review site. If reviewers like kit, that's great, if they don't, they send it back and tell us to buck our ideas up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Purité North View Post


    As for the rest, since when has advertising been "shilling"? I'm genuinely puzzled
    Advertising has never been shilling so I am rather puzzled that you are puzzled!
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    What a puzzling thread.

    Anyway, if it only costs a shilling to have a piece reviewed, I'm not surprised the dealers take advantage of it.

    Is advertising a shilling too. Very good value. I'm puzzled that more dealers do not do it.
    Last edited by pmac; 08-04-2013 at 07:56 PM.
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    How puzzling that memories seem so short, and some of the wam's most outspoken members seem so shy of expressing their concerns directly.

    I'll put it down to old age and decrepitude

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    Wow, so writing reviews is shilling now is it?

    All manufacturers and dealers are welcome to submit kit for review. It's hardly surprising that long time friends of the wam were first to take up the offer.

    As for taking us seriously, well the industry is. Watch this space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hifiwigwam View Post
    . . .

    As for taking us seriously, well the industry is. Watch this space.


    We're becoming the industry mate. All of us.

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