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Old 02-19-2012, 04:47 PM
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For me, this is the exact same question:

What do you do when a movie is playing on the screen?

Most people don't clean, do dishes, read, or surf the 'net when a movie is on. Same with music for me.
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Old 02-19-2012, 04:54 PM
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I'm a multi tasker. Can't help it, just talented I guess.

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Old 02-19-2012, 06:36 PM
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For me, this is the exact same question:

What do you do when a movie is playing on the screen?

Most people don't clean, do dishes, read, or surf the 'net when a movie is on. Same with music for me.
Absolutely. I'm not saying that I really "Listen" at all times when the music is on. But that any outside activity takes away from the experience. No matter what some 'multi-taskers' claim, the human mind can only do one thing at a time successfully.
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:41 PM
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Depends on how busy I am,
mostly I just sit on my fat, spotty arse.
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:52 PM
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When I work I listen to background music as long as I'm not on a call, but when I listen to music that's all I do.
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:58 PM
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Sit on the couch and stare at the wall in between my Cornwalls.
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:10 PM
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Listening means using your ears, nothing else.
I kinda thought that was a given since I'm pretty sure my eyes, nose, tongue, and skin don't listen very well.
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:32 PM
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I can dance and listen at the same time, same as I used to march and play the saxophone at the same time. I guess I'm just talented that way.
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:46 PM
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Drink alcohol or coffee, or both. Write. Surf the web. Tv's on, no sound. Listen. Listen. Listen. And I suck at multi-tasking.

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Thats about right .
There ya' go. Lights down with focus squarely on music and system when listening to main rig. Always with a drink.

My bedroom system, however, gets it's workout when I workout, fold clothes, clean house, or enjoy the company of my girlfriend (my 8080db has dirty pots and I have stopped sex to correct static in a channel....she's such a good sport)

2.1 channel HT rig plays music when I'm in the kitchen or chillin out watchin a concert...which is what I spend most of my time watchin on the TV.

Might fire up Pandora when I'm doin' desk work down at the shop but otherwise seldom listen to music when I'm surfin' the interweb . Too many distractions and I can't focus on a single one of them.
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Old 02-19-2012, 10:26 PM
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Like others, I just sit and listen.
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Sit on the couch and stare at the wall in between my Cornwalls.
Ditto, except they're either Forte II's, Quartets, Norman Lab Model 8's,
Pioneer HPM 1500's, HPM 900's, Onkyo Model 20's, or Rogers JR149's...depending on which couch I'm on.

Sometimes I look at my slippered feet, too.

(If I'm working in my studio, It's JBL 4412A's, but I'm staring at a computer monitor instead of the wall)

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Old 02-20-2012, 12:10 AM
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I agree. I try to read, but my attention often wanders back to the music.
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A lot of the time, I sit back and surf the web. Other times, I close my eyes and just listen!

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