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This was posted to an audiophile FB group I'm in for work and it's triggered everyone.

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in reply to Görllewin

my brain just said "art collectors don't use their money to appreciate your art, they use your art to appreciate their money" and now I can't un-think it
in reply to Görllewin

Content warning: aside about quote attribution re: audiophiles don't use their equipment to listen to your music

in reply to Packbats of many projects ΘΔ&

@the Packbats of many projects Thank you! I dug up that source the last time I saw the quote, but by then I had lost where I had seen it attributed to Parsons. Now I was about to find the source again, but you spared me the effort. 💜


in reply to Görllewin

If Parsons actually said this, it's classic. Also, the quote isn't wrong...
in reply to Strange Culprits

@Strange Culprits It is not wrong, but it's a slashdotter who said it.…

Doing a bit of DuckDuckGo-ing, we found out that this isn't actually a quote from Alan Parsons. This Boing Boing article about an Alan Parsons interview cites it correctly - it's actually a quip by Slashdot user Tackhead.