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Old 03-09-2012, 02:10 AM
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What?

There isn't a sister site, like, AudioPorno?

Damn, indeed.




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AK means that, since you joined our group, your audio spendings will now be in slices of "a K".
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And speaking of obscenities, why is this thread in TOL? There was clearly no thinking involved.
This is what i first thought as well.

But, after reading the OP and some of the responses over a few times i now get that the OP wasn't intended to be condescending or insulting to fellow AKers at all, i had it waaaaaaaaaay out of context.

I'm pretty sure the OP is just asking "why was the name Audiokarma chosen?".
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Old 03-10-2012, 03:42 PM
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Old 03-13-2012, 09:05 PM
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are we a place where someones audio dogma shouldn't trample our Audio Karma?!

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Old 03-23-2012, 12:34 PM
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are we a place where someones audio dogma shouldn't trample our Audio Karma?!

Happy Listening!
"Dogma is the established belief or doctrine held by a religion, or a particular group or organization.[1] It is authoritative and not to be disputed, doubted, or diverged from, by the practitioners or believers." (from wikipedia)

That sort of describes some of the peeps at other audio websites, especially the "not to be disputed, doubted, or diverged from" part, as in: "This is the way xyz is and if you don't agree with me you are a weenie".

I applaud our Administrator and Moderators for keeping things in line here.
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...I applaud our Administrator and Moderators for keeping things in line here.
See? There really is a first time for everything!
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Old 03-23-2012, 01:37 PM
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"Dogma is the established belief or doctrine held by a religion, or a particular group or organization.[1] It is authoritative and not to be disputed, doubted, or diverged from, by the practitioners or believers." (from wikipedia)

That sort of describes some of the peeps at other audio websites, especially the "not to be disputed, doubted, or diverged from" part, as in: "This is the way xyz is and if you don't agree with me you are a weenie".

I applaud our Administrator and Moderators for keeping things in line here.
Here's another take on "Dogma" which offers a bit more of an informed opinion than Wikipedia:

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The word dogma (Gr. dogma from dokein) signifies, in the writings of the ancient classical authors, sometimes, an opinion or that which seems true to a person; sometimes, the philosophical doctrines or tenets, and especially the distinctive philosophical doctrines, of a particular school of philosophers (cf. Cic. Ac., ii, 9), and sometimes, a public decree or ordinance, as dogma poieisthai.

In Sacred Scripture it is used, at one time, in the sense of a decree or edict of the civil authority, as in Luke 2:1: "And it came to pass, that in those days there went out a decree [edictum, dogma] from Caesar Augustus" (cf. Acts 17:7; Esther 3:3); at another time, in the sense of an ordinance of the Mosaic Law as in Ephesians 2:15: "Making void the law of commandments contained in decrees" (dogmasin), and again, it is applied to the ordinances or decrees of the first Apostolic Council in Jerusalem: "And as they passed through the cities, they delivered unto them the decrees [dogmata] for to keep, that were decreed by the apostles and ancients who were at Jerusalem" (Acts 16:4).
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Audio??? Damn, it was intended to be a porn site. No wonder we're still not making any money...


And speaking of obscenities, why is this thread in TOL? There was clearly no thinking involved.
Thinking Out Loud is somewhat of a misnomer that can suck you in if you don't read the rules. http://www.audiokarma.org/forums/showthread.php?t=97523

Actually, I think that a forum with a name like Thinking Out Loud should be the perfect place for questions like that of the OP.

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what does "AK" mean
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i think about stuff like this...
Not very hard, clearly.
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does it mean - if you steal d/l songs ... does your amp die - speaker blow..
or do you just blow out your eardrums playing them ...
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Owen has been MIA for 16 days. I hope he is spending his time wisely. We need more deep thinkers like the G man.

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Mmmmmm. And I thought AK stood for Awful Kibbles.
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Aleksander Kashelnikov (I have seen various spellings) who is the designer of the AK-47 who originally produced it for the Soviet Union. It is still in production and is one of the most widely available automatic rifles in the world today. Not particularly well-made, but it is cheap and takes a fair amount of abuse so it is ideal for those with little or no training.
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The correct transliteration from Russian is Kalashnikov. In this context, AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova or Kalishnikov's Automatic. His first name is Mikhail, not Aleksander.

The AK-47 is, without a doubt, the most dependable firearm ever made. The Russian military replaced it with the AK-74 in 1974.
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