You know you're addicted to LV when...

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Post by hugh » April 3rd, 2008, 4:42 pm

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new quitting method, every time you feel the urge, record a chapter!

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Post by Jc » April 11th, 2008, 2:05 pm

... when you hallucinate having listened to the book when you've actually read it. And when it gets serious, you'd swear you remember a particular reader / voice reading it.

( I'd swear I've listened to "the time machine", then I see the thread in Readers Wanted... :shock: )
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Post by Kikisaulite » April 11th, 2008, 2:23 pm

Jc wrote:... when you hallucinate having listened to the book when you've actually read it. And when it gets serious, you'd swear you remember a particular reader / voice reading it.

( I'd swear I've listened to "the time machine", then I see the thread in Readers Wanted... :shock: )
:lol: That happens with me also. I quess I am also addicted.
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Post by Hokuspokus » April 14th, 2008, 11:18 am

... when you have a bad cold and your first thought is not: "I can't go to work and earn money. " and not: "I can't go to that invitation I was looking forward to for weeks." but "Oh, I will not be able to record for days!"

... when you go to the next room to fetch your cigarettes but have a short look to the forum instead and completely forget about your cigarettes.

... when this computer in the other room is on most of the day so you can have a quick look to the forum every now and then.

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Post by PaulW » April 14th, 2008, 12:32 pm

...when you're listening to a commercially-produced audio book and start searching Project Guenberg for the text so you can proof against it...and then realize that it's still under copyright.
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Post by Starlite » April 14th, 2008, 2:38 pm

Oh Paul I can totally relate! I listened to an excerpt of a commercial audio book and was comparing the reader to our readers. She really was NOT that good!! I much preferred many of OUR readers! :D

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Post by PaulW » April 14th, 2008, 3:50 pm

Starlite wrote:Oh Paul I can totally relate! I listened to an excerpt of a commercial audio book and was comparing the reader to our readers. She really was NOT that good!! I much preferred many of OUR readers! :D

Esther
The best reader I have ever heard (and I've listened to a LOT of readers since starting to lose my vision) is George Guidall-Shapiro (better known as just George Guidall...a professional reader, and one of the most prolific professional readers around). I have heard many readers who are very close to him...ano more than half of those are from LV! And I, too, have heard professional readers who I will not purchase another book read by them, regardless of how badly I want to listen to it. WHO SAYS YOU HVE TO BE A PROFESSIONAL READER TO READ PROFESSIONAL QUALITY WORK????? :evil: Lemme at 'em, lemme at 'em, I'll larn 'em a thing er three!!!
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Post by hugh » April 14th, 2008, 3:59 pm

... when you go to the next room to fetch your cigarettes but have a short look to the forum instead and completely forget about your cigarettes.
ha!

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Post by musicmaiden » April 14th, 2008, 7:24 pm

Bigbuckhunter wrote:I know this is a old thread, but,

You know your addicted to Librivox when,

Your 6 year old brother comes up to your sister while she's PL'ing, and says, "This is a Librivox recording. All Librivox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit Librivox.org" (or, maybe my brother's addicted)
. . . when your brother's first post says that you're addicted to LibriVox. And when on his first post he knows what 'PL' means.

. . . when you're posting on the basement computer, and you notice your brother is logged in on the upstairs computer.

. . . when there are 4 kids listening to 4 different LV books in 1 house.
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Post by Shurtagal » April 14th, 2008, 8:22 pm

Musicmaiden/Buckhunter - thats kul, wonderful little family addiction your cultivating there :) :P
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Post by BrianaBird » April 15th, 2008, 10:14 am

I wish that kind of book bonding happened in my house - all my little brother and sister care about is hunting, fishing, and trucks. -_-;

...when you have dreams of recording, and suddenly other LV voices come in and scream, "YOU'RE NOT DOING IT RIGHT!!!!"

Seriously, I woke up sweating at 4 this morning. :shock:
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Post by hugh » April 15th, 2008, 10:51 am

that's a real nightmare ... don't worry no one will ever say that to you in real life... !

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Post by musicmaiden » April 15th, 2008, 11:21 am

Briana, my brother is actually very similar to yours: hunting, fishing . . . and LibriVox!
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Post by genecode » April 17th, 2008, 11:27 pm

I guess I am addicted to Lv....
I feel *guilty*when I had time and access to the Internet but don't check on this forum for more than two days... :? :?
Whoops, I know I am a scatterbrain...but there is so much to do and so little time to do.
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Post by Hokuspokus » April 18th, 2008, 1:52 am

genecode wrote:I guess I am addicted to Lv....
I feel *guilty*when I had time and access to the Internet but don't check on this forum for more than two days... :? :?
No, I'm sorry Vivian. You are not jet addicted.
You wouldn't feel guilty. You would check. :wink:

But you are on the best way.

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