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Electric Candy Test: Home Entertainment Show 2004 East is a sweet feast

I used to always wonder what the expression “like a kid in a candy store” meant. Where I grew up, there were absolutely no candy stores so the expression didn’t really resonate with me. Yeah, you could get a couple dozen different treats at the checkout stands of supermarkets and convenience stores where there was also an aisle dedicated to various bars and bagged sweets, and then that ubiquitous end cap featuring self-serve bins of nasty hard candies and aging caramels. But a whole shop dedicated to candy where one could, presumably, find a nearly infinite variety of the stuff? No way, no way in the world.

Clearly one’s choices in the retail-shopping universe are limited when living in middle America-likewise in the world of high-performance audio where this same restricted variety is the norm outside a very few major cities.

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