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Post by Availle » June 5th, 2015, 11:21 pm

Thanks Michele, but... are you sure you read the right thing / uploaded the final file? Just checking the word count, it should not be much longer than half an hour, and with more than 45 I'm a bit concerned?

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Post by msfry » June 6th, 2015, 6:56 am

Availle wrote:Thanks Michele, but... are you sure you read the right thing / uploaded the final file? Just checking the word count, it should not be much longer than half an hour, and with more than 45 I'm a bit concerned?
Yes, I'm sure! 7,487 words, that's about 45 minutes + for me.

In the MW:
First Part, chapter II, part I: The Exploration and Colonization of Africa, 1

What I read:
CHAPTER II.
THE EXPLORATION AND COLONIZATION OF AFRICA.

I.

Peddie and Campbell in the Soudan—Ritchie and Lyon in Fezzan—Denham, Oudney, and Clapperton in Fezzan, and in the Tibboo country—Lake Tchad and its tributaries—Kouka and the chief villages of Bornou—Mandara—A razzia, or raid, in the Fellatah country—Defeat of the Arabs and death of Boo-Khaloum—Loggan—Death of Toole—En route for Kano—Death of Oudney—Kano—Sackatoo—Sultan Bello—Return to Europe
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Post by Availle » June 6th, 2015, 7:05 am

7xxx words?
I was so sure it said something about 3xxx words... Oh well, shouldn't have deleted it then, eh? :lol:

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Post by Availle » June 7th, 2015, 5:20 pm

Thanks MaryAnn! MW updated...
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Post by msfry » June 15th, 2015, 1:55 pm

Is there still confusion on Section 8? It's been over a week and I'd like to know if I've done the right thing. :?
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Post by TriciaG » June 15th, 2015, 2:43 pm

I'll PM the DPL and see if she can check your section.
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Post by denisedee » June 16th, 2015, 12:56 am

Section 5 : First Part, chapter I: The Dawn of a Century of Discovery, 5: PL-OK

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Post by Availle » June 16th, 2015, 2:56 am

msfry wrote:Is there still confusion on Section 8? It's been over a week and I'd like to know if I've done the right thing. :?
Michele, it seems that you have read both sections 8 and 9 together in a single section instead of in two as indicated in the MW. That's why you get to 7000 words when there are 2x 3000....

Could you please split your recording in half just before
"The enemies of the Pacha of Bornou and the Sultan of Mandara, were called Fellatahs. Their vast settlements extended far beyond Timbuctoo..." and put in the outro for section 8 and the intro for section 9? The break should be somewhere around 25 minutes.

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Post by msfry » June 16th, 2015, 6:57 am

Availle wrote: Michele, it seems that you have read both sections 8 and 9 together in a single section instead of in two as indicated in the MW. That's why you get to 7000 words when there are 2x 3000
WHEE! Do you mean I've already recorded Section 9?????? Awesome. I don't recall seeing a "link to text" in the MW before, and I'm sure I read from the Gutenberg website, where Chapter II is divided into Part I and Part II, then in your division, Part I is divided again into 2 parts, hence my confusion.

Anyway, here are Sections 8 and 9, hopefully properly Intro'd and Outro'd. If further change is needed, just let me know.

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/celebratedtravels3_08_verne_128kb.mp3 25:15

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/celebratedtravels3_09_verne_128kb.mp3 22:59
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Post by Availle » June 16th, 2015, 7:02 am

msfry wrote:WHEE! Do you mean I've already recorded Section 9?????? Awesome. I don't recall seeing a "link to text" in the MW before, and I'm sure I read from the Gutenberg website, where Chapter II is divided into Part I and Part II, then in your division, Part I is divided again into 2 parts, hence my confusion.
Then I really hope you read the correct parts of the text for the rest of the chapter :wink:

Entering your new sections into the MW. Isn't it nice when they multiply so easily... :lol:
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Post by silverquill » June 20th, 2015, 6:27 am

I'll restrain myself and ask for just one section for now -- Section 30
Nice to have the docs all set up.
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Post by Availle » June 20th, 2015, 6:34 am

Great, thank you Larry! Section 30 is all yours - enjoy!
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Post by ismailuser55 » June 20th, 2015, 10:18 am

Hello,

I would like to read section 31 of this work.

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Post by Availle » June 20th, 2015, 5:59 pm

Hi there and welcome to Librivox! :D

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