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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #30 on: November 08, 2013, 04:47:35 PM »
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« Reply #31 on: November 08, 2013, 07:45:04 PM »
Sure you can! All you have to do is ask!

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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #32 on: November 12, 2013, 06:54:18 AM »
Another thing, everytime I look at the who's online page, the guests seem to follow me around... :|
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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #33 on: November 12, 2013, 08:49:15 AM »
Here's a legit one for me: the fact that in the digital age of music, albums can be "out of print". What kind of bullshit is that? All you have to do is store the files on a server and pay for bandwidth. Distribution is free, and there's no manufacturing costs. Why the hell not digitize a back catalog and put it out there for the masses?
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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #34 on: November 12, 2013, 09:40:57 AM »
Here's a legit one for me: the fact that in the digital age of music, albums can be "out of print". What kind of bullshit is that? All you have to do is store the files on a server and pay for bandwidth. Distribution is free, and there's no manufacturing costs. Why the hell not digitize a back catalog and put it out there for the masses?

  The RIAA and other trade orgs are still trying to come to grips with the new media. By the time they catch up with today, all music will be mentally implanted and updated regularly, It will play directly in the auditory nerve as desired.
    Banned will be use of tortures that override the person's selections and play continuous disco and Muzak.

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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #35 on: November 12, 2013, 09:47:02 PM »
  The RIAA and other trade orgs are still trying to come to grips with the new media. By the time they catch up with today, all music will be mentally implanted and updated regularly, It will play directly in the auditory nerve as desired.
    Banned will be use of tortures that override the person's selections and play continuous disco and Muzak.
No thank you. I have a bad habit of memorizing the music I listen to, and after a certain point, I can pretty much play it back in my mind's ear at will. So basically, I already have that. But, I also have ADHD.

What I'll end up with every now and then is a fragment of a song on repeat inside my head. I can't make it stop, so I try to drown it out with something else. Before I know it, I have fragments of 10 different songs repeating and remixing inside my head, and that can become overwhelming after a while. The result is that I can't get to sleep. If I had music  actually implanted in my brain, I would have died of insomnia by now.
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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #36 on: November 13, 2013, 01:42:36 AM »
Same here! Exept for the insomnia part and the fact that I can suppress things that don't help me... There just those annoying bits of song that never go away!

Anyone else hate songs with really bad lyrics?
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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #37 on: November 13, 2013, 02:39:27 AM »
How do you define bad?
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« Reply #38 on: November 13, 2013, 05:30:00 AM »
Same here! Exept for the insomnia part and the fact that I can suppress things that don't help me... There just those annoying bits of song that never go away!

Anyone else hate songs with really bad lyrics?

Oh yeah, most of them are marketing jingles. Ironically the worse they are or the cuter they are, the easier to remember. I can hear snippets of these from the 1960's and instantly recall them with entire images and feelings. Like hearing a bank jingle again along with catching a bus in a driving snowstorm almost a white-out. Another was sitting with a coloring book and eating a banana while the radio was on and hearing a jingle for a furniture company. Mother was in another room but listening too. The radio interrupts with a bulletin from Dallas, our president was shot. We're near the 50th anniversary of that day. I heard her drop her magazine.

    Now today everyone of these jingles gets repeated three or four times as it is proven that this is the threshold of human memory retention (borderline hypnosis).

   There should be a law about that stuff, if you are going to invade the subconscious, it should be with useful data like don't add water to hot oil or ventilate a room while using paint thinner or something on that order, not some sale that will be over in days.

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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #39 on: November 13, 2013, 05:38:43 AM »
I find those long term commercial campaigns to be both amusing and annoying at the same time. For example, those jg wentworth commercials. They aired for years!

I also find it amusing to watch recorded tv from seven years ago as it kinda let's you see how things changed over the years. =)
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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #40 on: November 15, 2013, 02:47:11 AM »
Here's a legit one for me: the fact that in the digital age of music, albums can be "out of print". What kind of bullshit is that? All you have to do is store the files on a server and pay for bandwidth. Distribution is free, and there's no manufacturing costs. Why the hell not digitize a back catalog and put it out there for the masses?
I work in a library. To lend more than one person the same ebook simultaneousl. requires the purchase of multipl. 'copies'. Explaining that gets tiring due to the lack of sense.

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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #41 on: November 15, 2013, 06:01:27 AM »
Indeed. DRM always manages to give people headaches. :| It'd be nice if people weren't always so focused on making money. Oh well...
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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #42 on: November 16, 2013, 04:33:23 AM »
DRM is a dirty word at this point. That and copyright. blegh xP
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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #43 on: November 16, 2013, 04:43:53 AM »
Copyright is only bad until it's your stuff people are trying to steal.  What I hate are the copyright trolls.  I understand the need for copyright, and respect it, but when your a porn company intentionally planting content on people's computers so you can threaten to sue them...  Special place in hell for scuzzy lawyers.

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Re: Criticisms of the rest of the world.
« Reply #44 on: November 16, 2013, 04:51:46 AM »
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