Why does it need 3 aerials? Because it goes to eleven.

by Volker Weber

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11 what?

Ben Rose, 2005-11-08

OK, you may be too young. :-) From Spinal Tap:

Nigel Tufnel: The numbers all go to eleven. Look, right across the board, eleven, eleven, eleven and...Marty DiBergi: Oh, I see. And most amps go up to ten? Nigel Tufnel: Exactly. Marty DiBergi: Does that mean it's louder? Is it any louder? Nigel Tufnel: Well, it's one louder, isn't it? It's not ten. You see, most blokes, you know, will be playing at ten. You're on ten here, all the way up, all the way up, all the way up, you're on ten on your guitar. Where can you go from there? Where? Marty DiBergi: I don't know. Nigel Tufnel: Nowhere. Exactly. What we do is, if we need that extra push over the cliff, you know what we do? Marty DiBergi: Put it up to eleven. Nigel Tufnel: Eleven. Exactly. One louder. Marty DiBergi: Why don't you just make ten louder and make ten be the top number and make that a little louder? Nigel Tufnel: [pause] These go to eleven.

Volker Weber, 2005-11-08

I feel educated...not young...but educated ;O)

Ben Rose, 2005-11-08

Ben’s not that young is he? — he has no excuse for not having seen Spinal Tap! ;o)

Ben Poole, 2005-11-08

That film still makes wonder!

Simon Barratt, 2005-11-08

Knowing what Volker was referencing, what does that say about us? Do I want to know? :-)

Gregg Eldred, 2005-11-09

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