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Post Posted:: September 4th, 2017, 9:45 pm 

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The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton by E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866 - 1946).

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Alfred Burton, a smooth-talking salesman, is having a perfectly ordinary day on the job when he stumbles across a strange plant in an old house. What he doesn't realize is that the fruit of the plant, when eaten, will change not merely the entire course of his life, but also his view of the world, and in fact his very self. (Devorah Allen)


    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/17103
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard

      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!

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      Genres for the project: Fantastic Fiction/Fantasy Fiction
      Keywords that describe the book: fantasy, england, magic bean, humor, london
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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Chapter [number] of The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton. 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:
        "The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton, by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Chapter [number]. [Chapter name]."

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of Chapter [number]"
      • 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 The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton, by E. Phillips Oppenheim. "

      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      doublelifeofmralfredburton_##_oppenheim_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. doublelifeofmralfredburton_01_oppenheim_128kb.mp3)
    9. ID3 V2 tags are not necessary.
      Enter section/chapter titles in the MW. Author and book title will be set automatically during cataloging.

      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: darvinia
      • 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

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Devorah Allen

Journal of Francis Asbury, traveling preacher in America, 1771-1815
Religion: Mushrooms on the Moor, Frank Boreham (d. 1959)
Fantasy: Double Life of Alfred Burton
Cats, Ghosts, and Blackmail: The Countess of Loundes Square


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Post Posted:: September 5th, 2017, 10:03 am 
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Hi Devorah,

I will MC this one for you. I'll set it up later today when I get to my regular computer.

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Post Posted:: September 5th, 2017, 3:31 pm 
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Your MW is ready to be filled in.

Do you have a proof-listener in mind? If not, you can add the ~ to the beginning of the subject line to indicate we're looking for one.

I'll leave this on the Launch Pad for a day or so to let people know what's coming up.

Holler if I've left out or messed up anything.

Have fun! :)

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Post Posted:: September 5th, 2017, 5:11 pm 

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Nope, the DPL slot is still wide open! Thanks for the reminder about the tilde.

I will be able to fill in the MW either tonight or tomorrow night.

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Devorah Allen

Journal of Francis Asbury, traveling preacher in America, 1771-1815
Religion: Mushrooms on the Moor, Frank Boreham (d. 1959)
Fantasy: Double Life of Alfred Burton
Cats, Ghosts, and Blackmail: The Countess of Loundes Square


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Post Posted:: September 5th, 2017, 9:57 pm 

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MW is filled in, and I'm ready to go!

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Devorah Allen

Journal of Francis Asbury, traveling preacher in America, 1771-1815
Religion: Mushrooms on the Moor, Frank Boreham (d. 1959)
Fantasy: Double Life of Alfred Burton
Cats, Ghosts, and Blackmail: The Countess of Loundes Square


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Post Posted:: September 6th, 2017, 9:01 am 

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Location: Los Angeles, by way of New York City
Hey MightyFelix, this book is just my style! Could I please claim section 1?
Thanks!

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Post Posted:: September 6th, 2017, 12:07 pm 

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Ealswythe wrote:
Hey MightyFelix, this book is just my style! Could I please claim section 1?
Thanks!


Absolutely! I'll add you to the MW when I get home.

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Journal of Francis Asbury, traveling preacher in America, 1771-1815
Religion: Mushrooms on the Moor, Frank Boreham (d. 1959)
Fantasy: Double Life of Alfred Burton
Cats, Ghosts, and Blackmail: The Countess of Loundes Square


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Post Posted:: September 6th, 2017, 5:15 pm 

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:hmm: If you don't have a DPL, I will PL. I can't do the MW part.

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Post Posted:: September 6th, 2017, 7:17 pm 

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HZFerr wrote:
:hmm: If you don't have a DPL, I will PL. I can't do the MW part.


Sounds good. You mean you don't have a device that will allow you to edit the MW? If that's the case, I don't have a problem with it, just let me know what needs to be marked and I'll handle it. :)

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Journal of Francis Asbury, traveling preacher in America, 1771-1815
Religion: Mushrooms on the Moor, Frank Boreham (d. 1959)
Fantasy: Double Life of Alfred Burton
Cats, Ghosts, and Blackmail: The Countess of Loundes Square


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Post Posted:: September 7th, 2017, 10:33 am 
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Welcome Helen! You're in as DPL.

I've moved us to Readers Wanted now we're fully staffed.

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Post Posted:: September 7th, 2017, 4:30 pm 

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Hello there!

I'd very much like to claim Section 2, if possible.


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Post Posted:: September 7th, 2017, 4:41 pm 
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May I read section 2?

Thanks, Todd

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Post Posted:: September 7th, 2017, 4:43 pm 

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marcusalexander wrote:
Hello there!

I'd very much like to claim Section 2, if possible.


It's all yours! MW will be updated tonight or tomorrow.

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Journal of Francis Asbury, traveling preacher in America, 1771-1815
Religion: Mushrooms on the Moor, Frank Boreham (d. 1959)
Fantasy: Double Life of Alfred Burton
Cats, Ghosts, and Blackmail: The Countess of Loundes Square


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Post Posted:: September 7th, 2017, 4:44 pm 

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ToddHW wrote:
May I read section 2?

Thanks, Todd


Hi, Todd! Marcus actually put in a claim on section two just a few minutes before yours. Can I interest you in section 3?

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Journal of Francis Asbury, traveling preacher in America, 1771-1815
Religion: Mushrooms on the Moor, Frank Boreham (d. 1959)
Fantasy: Double Life of Alfred Burton
Cats, Ghosts, and Blackmail: The Countess of Loundes Square


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Post Posted:: September 7th, 2017, 4:47 pm 
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mightyfelix wrote:
ToddHW wrote:
May I read section 2?

Thanks, Todd


Hi, Todd! Marcus actually put in a claim on section two just a few minutes before yours. Can I interest you in section 3?

Sure - section 3.

Thanks, Todd

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