Please see the attached config files.
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output of aplay -L
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arecord -L, before unplugging my webcam
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arecord -L, after unplugging my webcam
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Package versions that might be relevant:
I had a nice chat in #alsa on freenode and they said to report it as a bug to their developers.
The weird part: When I plugged in my webcam, the microphone showed up as having surround sound capability...but that stuff is directly associated with my snd-hda-intel playback device.
please recheck on an updated system