Awards judging continues apace, as does the frantic rush to complete the October issue ready to get it out on the streets for August 23, not to mention getting cracking on the November one. But things have also been getting even busier here on the website, This week, as well as wondering where all the good hi-fi retailers went, we've been...

Meanwhile our forums clocked up their 1500th user sometime during Thursday night, and we're planning some fabulous competitions soon for forum users. Watch this space...

This week you've been asking about everything from how closely speaker veneers should match,whether or not to keep old turntables, mounting plasma screens on walls, and where to find a long-discontinued power amp. if you're not asking or contributing yet, what're you waiting for? Click here and join in...

Oh, and the September issue of What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision's on sale now, including tests of the best ideas for boosting your TV system, B&W's new 685 speakers, Onkyo's TX-SR875 receiver and a stack of pre/power amplifiers.

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