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Post by Gesine » February 5th, 2006, 1:24 pm

Two more things: Six recordings! I could do that, but editing would take me another two months... Kara, you rock! (learned that from Betsie, who also rocks :))

And can someone please explain what sports the superbowl is? American football, or baseball? And why is either one of them worth watching? No. Don't answer that. ;) (Actually, I quite like watching sports)
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Post by Peter Why » February 5th, 2006, 2:31 pm

Gesine, you *know* we should try to avoid discussion about religion!

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Post by kayray » February 5th, 2006, 2:34 pm

Editing is sooooooo booooooring. I've just done both Oliver Twist chapters, so I'm caught up on all my Dickens!

The superbowl is football. Almost as boring as editing ;-)
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Post by rfrancis » February 5th, 2006, 2:55 pm

kayray wrote:Editing is sooooooo booooooring. I've just done both Oliver Twist chapters, so I'm caught up on all my Dickens!

The superbowl is football. Almost as boring as editing ;-)
You know, I've come to terms with editing my own stuff. I tend to listen to it while doing something else (reading mail, catching up on, ahem, forums, etc.) When I'm recording and I know I've made a mistake, I pause, click my tongue loudly, and start over at the beginning of the last sentence, paragraph, whatever. This grabs my attention when I'm listening, plus it's easy to see when visually skimming the waveform in audacity. (I thinks squiddhartha gave me the idea.) Anyhow, I now view editing as TIMECONSUMING, definitely, but it's not so bad. :)

(If I were a better person, perhaps I'd edit by reading the original text while I listen. I'm not that good a person. I at least claim that I'm a careful enough reader -- with quite a lot of practice, thank you podcasting -- that my results don't suffer for it.)

Okay, all totally off-topic. I see I've been given another orphan Dracula chapter, so off I go. :)

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Post by GordMackenzie » February 5th, 2006, 3:53 pm

thistlechick wrote:*tap dances across the screen*
oh, and I almost forgot... today's my birthday =)
Happy Birthday, Thistle!
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Post by GordMackenzie » February 5th, 2006, 3:56 pm

Btw, actually being in the home town of this year's SuperBowl has been a bit of an experience. It's a VERY big deal.

Unfortunately, I'm not much of a football fan, or I'd be more enthused, I suppose.

They certainly have spruced up the downtown, though.
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Post by hugh » February 5th, 2006, 9:03 pm

that was the first superbowl i've seen in the past 10? years. in no hurry to see another.

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Post by Gesine » February 6th, 2006, 3:19 am

Peter wrote:Gesine, you *know* we should try to avoid discussion about religion!
Hehehe. You're getting into the spirit for your Bierce project? ;)

My new resolution: Do edits straight after recordings. Should be quicker, and also it's done.
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Post by LibraryLady » February 6th, 2006, 6:56 am

Gesine wrote:My new resolution: Do edits straight after recordings. Should be quicker, and also it's done.
This is how I do it and it works well for me. I think the jamboree weekend went well, I know I got a lot done! Are we going to make this a regular occurence?
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Post by Gesine » February 6th, 2006, 7:44 am

I thought the consensus was for it to be a monthly thing. First weekend each month.
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Post by GordMackenzie » February 6th, 2006, 8:06 am

Yes... I think it would be nice to make it a regular thing.

I totally forgot about it this time, so I wasn't really prepared (although I got a couple of things done). Next month we should send out a reminder prior to the weekend.

Hmm... Is it possible to send a spam PM to all forum members?
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Post by vee » February 6th, 2006, 8:10 am

Hmmm.. I know we can send a mass email, not sure about the mass PM.

Sorry I missed out on the Jamboree. I should have a couple of files to upload after Tuesday though! My own little private jamboree. sniff sniff, not quite as much fun :cry:
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Post by Gesine » February 6th, 2006, 8:33 am

Aaaw, poor vee. Post a message and we'll all cheer you along.

I've posted a new thread with our 'results'! http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=12137
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Post by rfrancis » February 6th, 2006, 12:49 pm

LibraryLady wrote:
Gesine wrote:My new resolution: Do edits straight after recordings. Should be quicker, and also it's done.
This is how I do it and it works well for me.
Sadly I rarely have time to do both. Can't record until kids are both in bed, have to do my evening workout at some point, etc. Seems like a good idea when you can, though.

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Post by Peter Why » February 6th, 2006, 1:11 pm

Ambrose Bierce:
ACADEME, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.

ACADEMY, n. [from ACADEME] A modern school where football is taught.
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