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Post Posted:: December 5th, 2016, 10:36 pm 

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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894).



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Treasure Island is an adventure novel, a thrilling tale of "buccaneers and buried gold." Traditionally considered a coming of age story, it is an adventure tale of superb atmosphere, character and action, and also a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality—as seen in Long John Silver—unusual for children's literature then and now. ( wikipedia.org)



  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/120
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



    Magic Window:



    BC Admin
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    Genres for the project: Action & Adventure Fiction

    Keywords that describe the book: adventure, pirate

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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Chapter [number] of Treasure Island. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "Treasure Island, by Robert Stevenson. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of Treasure Island by Robert Stevenson. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter title]"

    END of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Chapter]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of Treasure Island, by Robert Stevenson. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename treasureisland_##_stevenson_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. treasureisland_01_stevenson_128kb.mp3)
  • Example ID3 V2 tags
    Artist: Robert Stevenson
    Title: ## - [Section title]
    Album: Treasure Island


    [b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)

    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: KiltedDragon
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


    Any questions?
    Please post below


Last edited by travisbaldree on December 10th, 2016, 11:24 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post Posted:: December 5th, 2016, 11:30 pm 
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Please go and do the 1 minute test and post it in Listeners and editors wanted . We don't use live recordings as tests for a number of reasons , two of which are they are too long to ask people to download and listen to, and that any alterations you have to make will probably lead to a murky overworked poorer quality recording - which is not the way to start a Solo . People listen to the first file , go "yuk" and look for a better one.

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Post Posted:: December 5th, 2016, 11:46 pm 

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I've posted a one-minute test here - apologies for going about this in the improper way!

viewtopic.php?f=21&t=63141


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Post Posted:: December 6th, 2016, 8:55 am 

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Test complete and approved! :)


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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2016, 5:04 am 
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I will MC this for you. Have to run right now but will be back later with the MW and some other stuff.

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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2016, 9:31 am 

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Thank you very much, Barry!


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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2016, 10:04 am 
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Ok, you now have a MW and I have sent you a PM with some additional instructions that you will need. We will see if we can get a DPL soon.

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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2016, 4:56 pm 

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MW set up, and first section uploaded - please let me know if I'm fumbling this by doing it the wrong way, and apologies if so!


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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2016, 7:28 pm 
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Would enjoy being dpl.
DaveC


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Post Posted:: December 7th, 2016, 10:07 pm 

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Hooray! Thank you, DaveC :)

And Section 2 uploaded.


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Post Posted:: December 8th, 2016, 6:56 am 
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outro at file end missing (see below), otherwise pl ok.

END of recording:
At the end of the section, say:
"End of [Chapter]"


Just upload the corrected file (with the same name) and it will replace the original file. I'll start updating the MW once Barry adds me to the project. I haven't read this since I was a wee tyke. Should be fun.


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Post Posted:: December 8th, 2016, 7:47 am 

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It has been corrected and replaced - thanks! :)


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Post Posted:: December 8th, 2016, 8:02 am 
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1 PL OK!


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Post Posted:: December 8th, 2016, 12:26 pm 
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You're added, Dave. :D

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Post Posted:: December 8th, 2016, 12:33 pm 
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2 PL OK.


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