December 31, 2010
[[Two people are talking by telephone. The first two panels are split diagonally. The first person is at a store, and the second is consulting with them.]]
[[The first person has a small box.]]
Person: Do we have an RCA-to-3.5mm female-female plug? I’m getting some speakers for the new xBox, since the monitor doesn’t have any.
Second Person: Are they crappy laptop speakers?
[[The person is moving away from a sale rack. It says “Sale!!” several times.]]
Person: Does it matter? I just want to hear if I’m getting shot at, not saor eery detail of a beautiful musical soundscape.
Second Person: You’ve never
a beautiful musical soundscape. You listen to 96kbps flv rips from YouTube.
Person: Whatever. I’m just going to get these $20 speakers. Five watts will be plenty.
Second Person: Five watts for a living room sound system? Is that a joke?
Person: No, this is a joke: How many audiophiles does it take to change a lightbulb?
Second Person: How many?
Person: I’ll tell you later - you wouldn’t appreciate the punchline over this 12kbps cell phone codec.