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by carolb
March 9th, 2015, 9:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: A bad beginning to 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2560

Re: A bad beginning to 2015

So sad to hear your news Esther,

Thoughts and prayers are with you all the way.

Carol
by carolb
March 2nd, 2015, 3:44 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Been Around the Block, aah aah aah... 2
Replies: 1153
Views: 215616

Re: Been Around the Block, aah aah aah... 2

Thank you Rapunzelina!
Brilliant smiley!
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Carol

Oh, and thank you, too, Kangaroo :)
by carolb
March 2nd, 2015, 3:20 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Been Around the Block, aah aah aah... 2
Replies: 1153
Views: 215616

Re: Been Around the Block, aah aah aah... 2

Thank you Jessie!

Help yourself Image

Carol
by carolb
March 2nd, 2015, 10:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Been Around the Block, aah aah aah... 2
Replies: 1153
Views: 215616

Re: Been Around the Block, aah aah aah... 2

Just noticed that yesterday was my 4th Libri-birthday! :birthday:

Cake, anyone?
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Carol
by carolb
March 2nd, 2015, 10:28 am
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from a Norfolk dumpling, now a Midlander!
Replies: 6
Views: 793

Re: Hello from a Norfolk dumpling, now a Midlander!

Hello Tricia, and welcome! Yes, we were all newbies once and can identify with your apprehension :? But don't worry, most of us are still here to tell the tale (literally)! If you're looking for guidance you might find this useful. Otherwise my friend Algy Pug is very kind, and knowledgeable about m...
by carolb
February 27th, 2015, 10:45 am
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New guy- Bartlett
Replies: 2
Views: 667

Re: New guy- Bartlett

Feel free to contact me if you are looking for a male voice. You are very welcome, Bartlett - but that isn't how Librivox works. No doubt you have by now read your welcome e-mail. If you click on the links you'll find a wealth of information in the wiki & Phil's videos. First, the 'one minute test'...
by carolb
February 22nd, 2015, 3:46 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: [COMPLETE] Astounding Stories 11 November 1930-annise
Replies: 125
Views: 7939

Re: [GROUP] Astounding Stories, November 1930-annise

Greenman66 wrote:I'm afraid if I move the mike closer to my mouth the plosives will become very plosive ... Thoughts?
Plosives happen when your breath directly hits the mic. So the secret is to have it close, but to the side.

Hope this helps

Carol
by carolb
February 21st, 2015, 10:39 am
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Greetings from the Irish Midlands!
Replies: 1
Views: 478

Re: Greetings from the Irish Midlands!

Welcome Xian, Many of us here started out more than a little daunted! But never fear. There is more than enough information in your welcome e-mail. Just click on the links to the wiki and videos and you'll find a wealth of information. Perhaps you would like to proof listen? Works needing proof list...
by carolb
February 20th, 2015, 5:12 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi there,
Replies: 7
Views: 688

Re: Hi there,

I don't know if you removed your post elsewhere, but my reply was that if the translator is still alive then it's not in the public domain anywhere. No point in collaborating with anyone, as you'd all be violating copyright laws of whichever countries you live in.

Carol
by carolb
February 20th, 2015, 4:57 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi there,
Replies: 7
Views: 688

Re: Hi there,

As for a test recording, just check out my latest video on youtube (-; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpc8QfoEigk&list=UUyThdRu_V4JMG-UpHzWqlJA Welcome to Librivox, Manuel. Please submit your test as mp3 file, following the directions Kangaroo has pointed you to. It is not an audition, but a check...
by carolb
February 17th, 2015, 2:44 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Aloha! Glad to meet cha!
Replies: 6
Views: 749

Re: Aloha! Glad to meet cha!

Aloha! Welcome to Librivox.

We do ask for a 'one minute test' - just to check that your technical set up is in line with archive.org requirements.
But you have a great voice! :wink:

Have fun here, and I look forward to hearing more!

Carol
by carolb
February 8th, 2015, 3:26 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Jade.
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Re: Hello from Jade.

JadeElson wrote: ... any any tips, advice or suggestions are very welcome.
Welcome Jade!

Best advice? Please take your time and check out all the links in your welcome e-mail,
which tell and show you all you need to get started - and beyond. :wink:

Have fun.

Carol
by carolb
February 7th, 2015, 2:02 am
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Help uploading my 1 minute test
Replies: 6
Views: 890

Re: Help uploading my 1 minute test

How to upload your one minute test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oTSlFSoEeY&feature=youtu.be
This one of Phil's videos that I mentioned before.

Carol
by carolb
February 5th, 2015, 7:50 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: Explicit Lyrics
Replies: 12
Views: 2382

Re: Explicit Lyrics

... and it was written in 1851.

Wikipedia again: [2] Often used disparagingly, by the mid 20th century, particularly in the United States...

Carol