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Stereophile Posted: May 07, 2000 114 comments

Each year we do a survey to see which dealers deserve special mention. Who has impressed you the most in the last 12 months?

Who is your favorite audio dealer? Why?
Here it is
83% (104 votes)
Don't have one
17% (21 votes)
Total votes: 125
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Stereophile Posted: Apr 30, 2000 51 comments

Remember the Ampzilla? Are there stranger audio product names out there? What are they?

What's the oddest name you've seen on a piece of audio equipment?
Here it is:
76% (51 votes)
Can't think of one.
24% (16 votes)
Total votes: 67
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Gary Smith Posted: Apr 23, 2000 175 comments

Many "Greatest Composers of the 20th Century" lists would include Copland, Gershwin, et al, but could also include Roy Orbison, Lennon-McCartney, and Scott Joplin. Who is <I>your</I> favorite?

Who is your favorite 20th-century composer?
Here he/she is:
93% (174 votes)
Don't have one.
7% (13 votes)
Total votes: 187
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Stereophile Posted: Apr 16, 2000 0 comments

Conventional wisdom has it that older audiophiles are not being joined by young 'uns. We're curious to test the theory online.

How old are you?
1-10 years old
1% (3 votes)
1% (3 votes)
4% (20 votes)
12% (58 votes)
14% (69 votes)
26% (126 votes)
31% (148 votes)
9% (44 votes)
2% (8 votes)
0% (1 vote)
Over 80
0% (2 votes)
Total votes: 482
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Michael P. Healey Posted: Apr 09, 2000 105 comments

We know from reading the press reports that folks who shop on the Internet are wearing their bathrobes

What do you wear to demo audio equipment?
I try to look like I have a lot of money.
11% (22 votes)
I try to look like I don't have any money.
12% (25 votes)
Don't think about it.
77% (158 votes)
Total votes: 205
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Stereophile Posted: Apr 02, 2000 142 comments

With multichannel DVD-Audio and SACD promised and the increasing pressure to add high-quality 5.1 audio to video systems, has the number of channels in your listening room increased?

Have you converted your two-channel system to surround sound?
No! Two-channel forever!
36% (118 votes)
No, but added a separate video system to our house.
22% (70 votes)
Yes, we've added several speakers.
21% (69 votes)
Will wait for new surround audio formats to settle out.
14% (44 votes)
7% (23 votes)
Total votes: 324
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Stereophile Posted: Mar 26, 2000 150 comments

This question is an attempt to quickly take the pulse of audiophile music tastes this month: What music have you just bought?

What is the most recent CD or LP you've purchased? Is it any good?
Here it is:
95% (150 votes)
I don't buy music.
1% (1 vote)
Can't remember . . .
4% (7 votes)
Total votes: 158
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Stereophile Posted: Mar 19, 2000 73 comments

Many of us have picked up at least one bizarre CD or LP in our audiophile careers. Tell us what you've found

What is the strangest CD or LP you have in your collection?
Here it is:
81% (69 votes)
Don't have any strange music.
12% (10 votes)
I have one, but won't reveal it!
7% (6 votes)
Total votes: 85
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Stereophile Posted: Mar 12, 2000 93 comments

Some of us started with "On Top of Spaghetti" and ended up listening to Bart

Has your taste in music changed much over the years? Why?
Yes, radically
14% (23 votes)
Yes, quite a bit
46% (77 votes)
Yes, a little
22% (37 votes)
Not much
14% (24 votes)
Not at all
3% (5 votes)
Total votes: 166
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Stereophile Posted: Mar 05, 2000 83 comments

Almost two years ago we asked for your opinions about DVD-Audio's surround possiblities (see <A HREF="">previous vote results</A>). Have your opinions changed? What are your current thoughts about multichannel sound?

How do you feel about DVD-Audio's surround capabilities?
I want it now!
20% (41 votes)
Sounds like a good idea.
11% (22 votes)
I'll wait and see.
24% (50 votes)
Not so interested.
29% (60 votes)
16% (32 votes)
Total votes: 205