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  Reply # 1651548 15-Oct-2016 12:16
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And another no-show from Post Haste couriers. Of course, their call centre shuts at noon on Saturday so I have to wait until Monday to call them.





Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1651595 15-Oct-2016 14:31
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And another no-show from Post Haste couriers. Of course, their call centre shuts at noon on Saturday so I have to wait until Monday to call them.



The general lack of weekend service which makes me think I'm in 1977....





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  Reply # 1651597 15-Oct-2016 14:32
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You Tube videos where the voice over is some form of text to speech app. Horrible.





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  Reply # 1651611 15-Oct-2016 15:01
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parking in wellington on a Saturday.





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  Reply # 1651617 15-Oct-2016 15:16
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Geektastic: You Tube videos where the voice over is some form of text to speech app. Horrible.

 

Better than the mumble hissy crap that some people have on their videos. Laptop built in mic - sure, lets just use that so you can hear every damn mouseclick too.





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  Reply # 1651620 15-Oct-2016 15:18
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richms:

 

Geektastic: You Tube videos where the voice over is some form of text to speech app. Horrible.

 

Better than the mumble hissy crap that some people have on their videos. Laptop built in mic - sure, lets just use that so you can hear every damn mouseclick too.

 

 

or the over the top way too much coffee or Redbull talk.





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  Reply # 1651638 15-Oct-2016 16:39
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Geektastic: You Tube videos where the voice over is some form of text to speech app. Horrible.

 

At the risk of repeating myself, why these damned pointless videos in the first place? What is wrong with the written word? Is everyone a functional illiterate now?

 

 





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  Reply # 1651644 15-Oct-2016 17:20
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Rikkitic:

 

Geektastic: You Tube videos where the voice over is some form of text to speech app. Horrible.

 

At the risk of repeating myself, why these damned pointless videos in the first place? What is wrong with the written word? Is everyone a functional illiterate now?

 

I agree. When it's something technical like how to construct something, sure, use a video. But these days a lot of videos describe something that could easily be text - and indeed, text is better because it's easy to read and re-read. Scrolling back and forth through videos - especially when it has to rebuffer - is incredibly frustrating.


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  Reply # 1651660 15-Oct-2016 18:16
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Rikkitic:

 

Geektastic: You Tube videos where the voice over is some form of text to speech app. Horrible.

 

At the risk of repeating myself, why these damned pointless videos in the first place? What is wrong with the written word? Is everyone a functional illiterate now?

 

I agree. When it's something technical like how to construct something, sure, use a video. But these days a lot of videos describe something that could easily be text - and indeed, text is better because it's easy to read and re-read. Scrolling back and forth through videos - especially when it has to rebuffer - is incredibly frustrating.

 

 

Yep, I go to a website, video starts playing or I nab it first. Then another starts playing.

 

Or, here is an interesting article, only 15 seconds of ads first. Close


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  Reply # 1651665 15-Oct-2016 18:40
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Rikkitic:

Geektastic: You Tube videos where the voice over is some form of text to speech app. Horrible.


At the risk of repeating myself, why these damned pointless videos in the first place? What is wrong with the written word? Is everyone a functional illiterate now?


 


If you recorded a video about that on Facebook you would get a lot of likes ; ).

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  Reply # 1652568 17-Oct-2016 22:10
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Rikkitic:

 

Geektastic: You Tube videos where the voice over is some form of text to speech app. Horrible.

 

At the risk of repeating myself, why these damned pointless videos in the first place? What is wrong with the written word? Is everyone a functional illiterate now?

 

 

 

 

 

 

I would not be surprised to find that were indeed the case.

 

 






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  Reply # 1652573 17-Oct-2016 22:13
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Written word doesnt get youtube money.





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  Reply # 1652581 17-Oct-2016 22:44
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I hurt my back the other day - damn it.
Since then, very minor tiny trivial things I'd normally just let go of have been annoying me.

 

 


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  Reply # 1652792 18-Oct-2016 12:24
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Mobile phone company CSR's who get cut off and then do not call you back, despite quite obviously having your phone number....!!






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  Reply # 1652793 18-Oct-2016 12:25
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Outgoing calls van skew the performance stats. Take another call and they are performing better.




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