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[#] Sun Feb 10 2013 23:03:09 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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I got a lovely email from today telling me the good news: an album that I bought in 2005 has been added at no charge to my download music library.

Gee, if I wanted those songs in MP3 format, dontcha think I would have ripped the CD by now?

[#] Mon Feb 11 2013 10:11:45 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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they do this to save disc space in the cloud. So if you rip any random record, upload it i into the google cloud, you will get cd-quality mp3s - then they just need one copy without the sparkling from records.

[#] Mon Feb 11 2013 14:39:36 EST from Spell Binder @ Uncensored

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It would be easy for me to rip CD tracks into MP3 as well, but the key is that Amazon doesn't know that. :P

[#] Sun Feb 17 2013 16:02:59 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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What do you mean by "save space in the cloud" ? There is *infinite* space in the cloud. The cloud solves all problems and transcends all limitations.
Trust the Cloud. The Cloud is your friend. Not trusting the Cloud is treason, and treason is punishable by summary execution.

[#] Thu Feb 21 2013 03:06:57 EST from generica @ Uncensored

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That's clouder talk!

[#] Thu Feb 21 2013 11:27:33 EST from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Yeah. The hype is so intense at this point that it's actually devolved into personal attacks on people who still want to run things on their own hardware.
We're referred to as "server huggers"

[#] Thu Feb 21 2013 13:31:40 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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hm, after data hippie the first name I could identify with.

[#] Thu Feb 21 2013 14:37:59 EST from ax25 @ Uncensored

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For a simple test of validity, replace the word "cloud" with "clown" and re-read the statement.

[#] Tue Jan 20 2015 12:26:39 EST from dothebart @ Uncensored

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oh boy. why's that microsoft linker _that_ slow? my not very fresh linux system takes about 20 seconds for linking the arangod.

the wintendo needs 5 minutes for that... RLY?

[#] Tue Mar 24 2015 06:27:23 EDT from bryant thompson @ Uncensored

Subject: when I rip

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[#] Tue Mar 24 2015 06:33:59 EDT from bryant thompson @ Uncensored

Subject: let's try this again,

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when I rip a cd, I use db poweramp

I rip 5 types of files....




MP3 320



With my 3700k this all happens at the same time


opinions?  ideas?


@tinkertoytech on the twitters

[#] Tue Mar 24 2015 11:02:10 EDT from dothebart @ Uncensored

Subject: Re: let's try this again,

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the last time I used that lies in the dormant past.

[#] Mon Mar 30 2015 21:20:08 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Why all of the different codecs? I can see the car and DJ purposes, but why so many others?

[#] Mon Mar 30 2015 22:10:33 EDT from zooer @ Uncensored

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Why not just FLAC?