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Post by Scarbo » January 10th, 2021, 2:57 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
January 10th, 2021, 2:37 pm
Me: (spends an hour looking up pronunciations of Czech and Hungarian words and names and writing down phonetic spellings for a history chapter.)

Me: (Sets up recording, gets mike just right, reads intro, adjusts mike, adjusts ipad with text, adjusts ipad holder for perfect angle.)

Me: (Takes a deep breath and reads three words of the first sentence.)

Neighbor: I SHALL BLOW ALL THE LEAVES!

Me: (Sighs, cusses, stops recorder, edits out cusses, saves file, goes off to do something else.)

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » January 10th, 2021, 11:00 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
January 10th, 2021, 2:37 pm
Me: (spends an hour looking up pronunciations of Czech and Hungarian words...

Colleen
So you can have készpénz or the Czech, huh?

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Post by ColleenMc » January 11th, 2021, 9:31 am

SonOfTheExiles wrote:
January 10th, 2021, 11:00 pm
ColleenMc wrote:
January 10th, 2021, 2:37 pm
Me: (spends an hour looking up pronunciations of Czech and Hungarian words...

Colleen
So you can have készpénz or the Czech, huh?

Chris
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Post by ColleenMc » February 3rd, 2021, 10:38 am

I have a gremlin in Audacity. It seems like any time I record something longer than a few minutes, SOMEWHERE in the recording there will be a skip where a word or two dropped out - it's not a clipping or a noise reduction issue, it's a skip like a record skip, often with a little electronic noise at the skip spot. Almost like the sound got....smeared? It's no big deal, I just re-record that phrase and drop it in, but it seems to happen every time, but only ONCE per recording.

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Post by Bookworm360 » February 3rd, 2021, 1:10 pm

:lol:
ColleenMc wrote:
January 10th, 2021, 2:37 pm
Me: (spends an hour looking up pronunciations of Czech and Hungarian words and names and writing down phonetic spellings for a history chapter.)

Me: (Sets up recording, gets mike just right, reads intro, adjusts mike, adjusts ipad with text, adjusts ipad holder for perfect angle.)

Me: (Takes a deep breath and reads three words of the first sentence.)

Neighbor: I SHALL BLOW ALL THE LEAVES!

Me: (Sighs, cusses, stops recorder, edits out cusses, saves file, goes off to do something else.)

Colleen
:lol: :lol: :lol: Hate to laugh, but that's one of the things that are hilarious—until it happens to you. Hope you get a quiet time soon Colleen! :wink:
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Post by Scarbo » February 6th, 2021, 2:26 pm

...when the only place you can record in your tiny apartment shares a wall with your neighbor's laundry room, and she ALWAYS seems to know when you've just sat down to record, and starts running her machines? :evil: How can one person have this much laundry to do??

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Post by annise » February 6th, 2021, 4:02 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
February 3rd, 2021, 10:38 am
I have a gremlin in Audacity. It seems like any time I record something longer than a few minutes, SOMEWHERE in the recording there will be a skip where a word or two dropped out - it's not a clipping or a noise reduction issue, it's a skip like a record skip, often with a little electronic noise at the skip spot. Almost like the sound got....smeared? It's no big deal, I just re-record that phrase and drop it in, but it seems to happen every time, but only ONCE per recording.

Colleen
it maybe be worth checking whether it's a resources error - something running in the background etc - Audacity is a resources hog. But if it is only once and you notice and reread it is probably not worth hunting for.
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Post by mightyfelix » February 14th, 2021, 8:32 am

My wife hates it when I text, post, reply, etc as her on her accounts. It doesn't bother her recording, so I'm not sure why she gets so angry.

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Post by TriciaG » February 14th, 2021, 9:45 am

mightyfelix wrote:
February 14th, 2021, 8:32 am
My wife hates it when I text, post, reply, etc as her on her accounts. It doesn't bother her recording, so I'm not sure why she gets so angry.
:lol:

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Post by mightyfelix » February 14th, 2021, 9:46 am

mightyfelix wrote:
February 14th, 2021, 8:32 am
My wife hates it when I text, post, reply, etc as her on her accounts. It doesn't bother her recording, so I'm not sure why she gets so angry.
:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Post by linny » February 14th, 2021, 9:51 am

mightyfelix wrote:
February 14th, 2021, 9:46 am
:help:
Maybe it's time to change your password. :mrgreen:

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Post by mightyfelix » February 14th, 2021, 9:54 am

At least he made it clear he was him and not me. The worst is when he posts (on facebook, or sends a text or something) from my account and just says something completely nonsensical so it looks like I said it. :roll:

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Post by ColleenMc » February 14th, 2021, 10:09 am

I briefly unfriended my mom on Facebook because my dad (who i was not FB friends with) happened to see her FB open and see something I had posted. (Let us just say that the Venn diagram of our respective worldviews was two separate circles for the most part). He made a snotty response (which is why I never friended him in the first place). My mom and I didn't put together what had happened til she said something about never seeing my posts anymore and I told her I'd unfriended her for being a jerk.

Yeah, good times.

Anyway, at least your hubs appears to do it in a goofy teasing way, so there's that.

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Post by KevinS » February 14th, 2021, 10:14 am

I only know of one pair of spouses who volunteer for LV. Are there more?

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Post by mightyfelix » February 14th, 2021, 11:07 am

KevinS wrote:
February 14th, 2021, 10:14 am
I only know of one pair of spouses who volunteer for LV. Are there more?
Not that I know of. To be clear, my husband doesn't volunteer here. I just left him unaccompanied around my computer. :roll: :lol:

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