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[GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:33 pm

It took me back almost 30 years. I wish it hadn't, but I still enjoyed the feeling of nostalgia.
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Earnest » Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:40 am

Hi!| I am supposing you are more than 30 and that 30 years ago you were a child. Am I correct? Or you were not yet born and you are talking about something that happened 30 years ago?

Technology relevant? Phone? TV? Device? Youtube? Others? A situation that allowed not to use technology and took you back when something was made without technology?

It took me back almost 30 years --> a picture? An object? A video? A photograph? a smell? a food? music? a place? a panorama? An animal? A situation? a child (e.g. a child going to the same school as yours...)? a book? someone telling a story/making an action? a stage?

If it is an object, is it the same object of 30 years ago? a new version of the same object? the same object but build up/prepared recently (e.g. a food: is the same food with the same receipt of 30 years ago but still it has been prepared at the moment)

Did it make you remember of: an happy event? an happy moment? a routine you had? Something bad? something that made you angry? an hobby you had? a sport you practiced? an instrument you played? a toy you had?

I wish it hadn't --> because you felt a bad sensation? because it was not a good moment? Because you were moved/you cried and did not want to? You got moved in front of an audience? You had a physical reaction to the remembrance/the fact that it took you back?

back almost 30 years --> for the sake of the puzzle: do you refer to something in general? to something that happened to you? to a place? to an experience you had? to a travel you made? to something that now is missing and was present 30 years ago? to something/someone that you wished it/he/she were present? to something that has changed with respect to 30 years ago? Did it take you back 30 years as soon as: you heard something? you saw something? you tasted something? you touched something?
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:17 pm

Hi!| I am supposing you are more than 30 and that 30 years ago you were a child. Am I correct? Correct. Or you were not yet born and you are talking about something that happened 30 years ago?

Technology relevant? Yes. Phone? Yes. TV? No. Device? Yes, a device. Youtube? No. Others? Yes, another device. A situation that allowed not to use technology and took you back when something was made without technology? No.

It took me back almost 30 years --> a picture? An object? A video? A photograph? a smell? a food? music? This(ish). a place? a panorama? An animal? A situation? Yes. a child (e.g. a child going to the same school as yours...)? a book? someone telling a story/making an action? a stage? No to the others.

If it is an object, is it the same object of 30 years ago? No. a new version of the same object? No. the same object but build up/prepared recently (e.g. a food: is the same food with the same receipt of 30 years ago but still it has been prepared at the moment) No.

Did it make you remember of: an happy event? an happy moment? a routine you had? Something bad? something that made you angry? an hobby you had? This. a sport you practiced? an instrument you played? a toy you had?

I wish it hadn't --> because you felt a bad sensation? Yes. because it was not a good moment? Because you were moved/you cried and did not want to? You got moved in front of an audience? You had a physical reaction to the remembrance/the fact that it took you back? No/irr to the rest.

back almost 30 years --> for the sake of the puzzle: do you refer to something in general? to something that happened to you? to a place? to an experience you had? This is pretty accurate. to a travel you made? to something that now is missing and was present 30 years ago? It's uncommon now. to something/someone that you wished it/he/she were present? to something that has changed with respect to 30 years ago? Yes. Did it take you back 30 years as soon as: you heard something? This. you saw something? you tasted something? you touched something? No to the others.
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Earnest » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:09 am

Did you hear a phone ringing? A ringer? An alarm? Did the sound come from a phone? A radio? Is the phone the device to which we are referring? Did you expect to hear the sound? was the sound a noise? A melody? Did it come from phones 30 years ago? Did you hear such a sound 30 years ago for the last time? Relevant? Did you have a phone? Did someone else had relevantly a phone that remembered you such a sound? Did the sound reproduce the sound of something of 30 years ago? An advertising? an anthem?

The sound that you heard: came from a phone? If so, is a sound that is voluntarily "selected"/chosen by the user of the phone (e.g. he went on YouTube and picked that particular sound or he chose it among many others)? Is it a default sound for a functionality of the device (e.g. as soon as a message arrives? as soon as the battery is low? as soon as a game is won/lost? as soon as an alarm rings? as soon as memory is overloaded? others?) Are we talking about old devices? old models? models of 30 years ago?

It's uncommon now --> smoking in public places? hearing music from boomboxes? hearing such a sound?

Did you hear the same sound 30 years ago? A similar one? If so, did you make something 30 years ago as soon as you heard the sound? Did someone else? Did something happen in your house? At school? To your health?

Relevant where you heard the sound? If the sound came from a phone, did it belong to someone? Relevant to who?
Does the sound have the same aim now as it had in the past? Has the sound now be replaced with something else? If so, another sound?

because you felt a bad sensation? Yes --> bad remembrances? did the sound occur every time something bad happened? Every time someone died? every time something was lost? every time you felt bad? every time you had a disease? every time you wounded yourself? every time you had to eat healthy? every time you had to go to the doctor (e.g. to make particular examinations)? did the sound occurred often 30 years ago? In tv? in phones? in radio?

an hobby you had? This ---> sport? playstation? A game? Gaming (e.g. snake)? Phone games? hearing/playing music? reading? a sport involving music (e.g. dance? ice skating?) theater?

WAG --> a ringer that made a sound while you were playing in front of an audience?
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:35 am

Did you hear a phone ringing? A ringer? An alarm? No to all. Did the sound come from a phone? The sound now did. A radio? The sound 30 years ago did. Is the phone the device to which we are referring? Yes. Did you expect to hear the sound? Yes. was the sound a noise? A melody? This. Did it come from phones 30 years ago? No, radio. Did you hear such a sound 30 years ago for the last time? Not for the last time. Relevant? Did you have a phone? Not 30 years ago. Did someone else had relevantly a phone that remembered you such a sound? No. Did the sound reproduce the sound of something of 30 years ago? Yope, explore. An advertising? an anthem? No to both.

The sound that you heard: came from a phone? Yes. If so, is a sound that is voluntarily "selected"/chosen by the user of the phone (e.g. he went on YouTube and picked that particular sound or he chose it among many others)? No. Is it a default sound for a functionality of the device (e.g. as soon as a message arrives? as soon as the battery is low? as soon as a game is won/lost? as soon as an alarm rings? as soon as memory is overloaded? others?) No to all. Are we talking about old devices? old models? models of 30 years ago? New phone, old radio.

It's uncommon now --> smoking in public places? No. hearing music from boomboxes? No, but OTRT. hearing such a sound? No.

Did you hear the same sound 30 years ago? A similar one? This. If so, did you make something 30 years ago as soon as you heard the sound? No. Did someone else No.? Did something happen in your house? No, but it could have. At school? To your health? No to both.

Relevant where you heard the sound? Maybe for context. If the sound came from a phone, did it belong to someone? Yes, me. Relevant to who?
Does the sound have the same aim now as it had in the past? No. Has the sound now be replaced with something else? No. If so, another sound?

because you felt a bad sensation? Yes --> bad remembrances? No. did the sound occur every time something bad happened? No. Every time someone died? every time something was lost? every time you felt bad? every time you had a disease? every time you wounded yourself? every time you had to eat healthy? every time you had to go to the doctor (e.g. to make particular examinations)? No to all. did the sound occurred often 30 years ago? In tv? in phones? in radio? This. It was not that often then either.

an hobby you had? This ---> sport? playstation? A game? Gaming (e.g. snake)? Phone games? hearing/playing music? Sort of. OTRT. reading? a sport involving music (e.g. dance? ice skating?) theater? No to the rest.

WAG --> a ringer that made a sound while you were playing in front of an audience? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Earnest » Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:35 pm

headphones relevant? MP3 players? music heard privately 30 years ago (i.e. with headphones)? mixing music relevant? rap? mixing bases? beats relevant? CD player? cassette relevant? film? portable CD player?
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:56 pm

headphones relevant? MP3 players? music heard privately 30 years ago (i.e. with headphones)? mixing music relevant? rap? mixing bases? beats relevant? CD player? cassette relevant? film? portable CD player? No to all.
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Hobbsicle » Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:18 am

So did you previously hear a particular song by a particular artist? That was on the radio 30 years ago? Did you hear the same recording in present day? A different recording? By the same artist? By a different artist? Is it particularly relevant that you heard it from a phone today? Or does that just happen to be where you heard it?

WAG: Did the music artist die, and someone was playing/performing an old song in tribute?
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:28 am

So did you previously hear a particular song by a particular artist? No. That was on the radio 30 years ago? Yes. Did you hear the same recording in present day? A different recording? By the same artist? By a different artist? This. Is it particularly relevant that you heard it from a phone today? Yes. Or does that just happen to be where you heard it? No.

WAG: Did the music artist die, and someone was playing/performing an old song in tribute? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Earnest » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:30 am

skipping tracks relevant? Beatbox relevant? Was the melody: a ringtone? an alarm? a song that you searched and put (e.g. on Spotify)? a known song? A song from someone famous? a piano song? a pop song? relevant the genre? Rock? Swing? Electro? Disco? Classic? Acoustic? Rap? Others? Was it the song of a famous tv show? Movie? Advertising? Musical? Others?

Hobby: reading lyrics? follow music beats? counting the beats? collecting pictures of the albums? Does your hobby involve listening to music? Reproducing sounds? Playing an instrument? Use your mouth? Write down notes? Remember the words of a song by heart?
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:36 am

skipping tracks relevant? Beatbox relevant? Was the melody: a ringtone? an alarm? a song that you searched and put (e.g. on Spotify)? No to all. a known song? A song from someone famous? Probably yes to both. a piano song? a pop song? This. relevant the genre? Rock? Swing? Electro? Disco? Classic? Acoustic? Rap? Others? Not really, assume generic but well known pop.Was it the song of a famous tv show? Movie? Advertising? Musical? Others? Assube no.

Hobby: reading lyrics? follow music beats? counting the beats? collecting pictures of the albums? No to all. Does your hobby involve listening Yes. to music? Sometimes. Reproducing sounds? Playing an instrument? Use your mouth? Write down notes? No to all. Remember the words of a song by heart? Not in this puzzle.
(though this is something I do enjoy when it comes to my favorite artists)
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Earnest » Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:02 pm

Does your hobby involve listening Yes. to music? Sometimes. --> listening to radio? To someone talking? to conversations? to TVs? To music without words? to pronunciation? spelling? Did you train for some competition? Did you capture some noises? Did you imitate pop artists? Did you make imitations? Were you forced to do something? Speech therapy relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:06 pm

Does your hobby involve listening Yes. to music? Sometimes. --> listening to radio? Yes, explore. To someone talking? to conversations? to TVs? To music without words? to pronunciation? spelling? Irr.Did you train for some competition? No. Did you capture some noises? No. Did you imitate pop artists? No. Did you make imitations? No. Were you forced to do something? Noish, but explore. Speech therapy relevant? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Earnest » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:45 am

To be sure are we talking about radio as mass media or radio as electronic device? And awe are talking about the same song right? Dancing relevant? Was the radio portable? Did you listen to it alone? Relevant? With others? Competitions relevant? Had you seen a video on tv of such a song would the puzzle have worked? Meeting your favorite artist relevant? Having his/her signature? Experiencing something that was not possible with the radio? Duration of the song relevant? Was it tuned at a specific hour of the day? Speaker introduction to the song relevant? Batteries relevant?

listening to radio? Yes, explore --> find frequencies? Tuning it? find a specific song? Radio signal relevant? Radio waves? radio knob relevant? radio antenna? radio tower? Recording relevant? Screen of the radio relevant? Did you listen to a particular radio station? "radio zapping" relevant? Volume relevant?

Were you forced to do something? Noish, but explore --> did you want to use radio instead of another device? If so to listen to music? To that specific song? Is the fact that the song is a pop song relevant? Skating relevant? Taking the radio to some relevant place relevant?

Is listening to the song on the phone the same as listening to it at the radio? If not, relevant which is the difference? Can we assume that you choose such song from your phone and you listened to it on headphones? Is it relevant?
Is the fact that on the radio you did not have the possibility to choose the song to listen relevant? E.g. maybe you liked the song and you searched it from station to station and when you finally find it you felt happy?
Did the song imitate a radio? The sound of a radio? Something that happened when radio were used? Are the words of the song (does it have words?) relevant?
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:35 pm

To be sure are we talking about radio as mass media or radio as electronic device? Yes to both. And awe are talking about the same song right No.? Dancing relevant? No. Was the radio portable? Yes, but irr. Did you listen to it alone? Mostly. Relevant? Not really. With others? A few times. Competitions relevant? No. Had you seen a video on tv of such a song would the puzzle have worked? No. Meeting your favorite artist relevant? Having his/her signature? No to all. Experiencing something that was not possible with the radio? NO. Duration of the song relevant? No. Was it tuned at a specific hour of the day? No. Speaker introduction to the song relevant? Batteries relevant? No to both.

listening to radio? Yes, explore --> find frequencies? Yope, explore. Tuning it? find a specific song? No to both. Radio signal relevant? Yes. Radio waves? Yes. radio knob relevant? radio antenna? radio tower? Recording relevant? Screen of the radio relevant? No to all. Did you listen to a particular radio station? Yope, explore. "radio zapping" relevant? Volume relevant? No to both.

Were you forced to do something? Noish, but explore --> did you want to use radio instead of another device? No. If so to listen to music? To that specific song? Is the fact that the song is a pop song relevant? Skating relevant? Taking the radio to some relevant place relevant? No to all.

Is listening to the song on the phone the same as listening to it at the radio? Yes, in one relevany way. If not, relevant which is the difference? Can we assume that you choose such song from your phone and you listened to it on headphones? NO. Is it relevant? Yes.
Is the fact that on the radio you did not have the possibility to choose the song to listen relevant? No. E.g. maybe you liked the song and you searched it from station to station and when you finally find it you felt happy? No.
Did the song imitate a radio? Yes. The sound of a radio? Yes. How? Something that happened when radio were used? See previous. Are the words of the song (does it have words?) relevant? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Earnest » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:33 am

Can we assume that you choose such song from your phone and you listened to it on headphones? NO. Is it relevant? Yes. --> broadcasting relevant? intercepting communications? Find some specific radio stations? amplifiers relevant? See by how many radio stations is the specific song given? Does the song have particular sounds? Some hidden message? Hertz measure relevant? Relevant that radio waves vary from 3Hz to 300GHz? radio band relevant? forbidden frequencies relevant?

Did the song imitate a radio? Yes. The sound of a radio? Yes. How? ---> maybe radio commenters? does the music stop and go to another frequency? Is radio necessary in order to listen to such a song ? I mean for a complete listening of it? Interacting with public relevant?
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Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:49 am

Can we assume that you choose such song from your phone and you listened to it on headphones? NO. Is it relevant? Yes. --> broadcasting relevant? No. intercepting communications? No. Find some specific radio stations? No. amplifiers relevant? No (except that hpnes and radios have audio amplifiers). See by how many radio stations is the specific song given? No. Does the song have particular sounds? Noish, but explore. Some hidden message? No. Hertz measure relevant? Yes, explore. Relevant that radio waves vary from 3Hz to 300GHz? No. radio band relevant? Yes.forbidden frequencies relevant? No.

Did the song imitate a radio? Yes. The sound of a radio? Yes. How? ---> maybe radio commenters? No. does the music stop and go to another frequency? No. Is radio necessary in order to listen to such a song ? No. I mean for a complete listening of it? No. Interacting with public relevant? No.
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby Hobbsicle » Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:31 am

Does it sound tinny? Treble-y? Like an AM radio station? Or otherwise an old radio? Is there static?

Are you listening to it on your phone speaker? Is there something wrong with the speaker?
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Re: [GalFisk] Oldie but goodie

Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:26 pm

Does it sound tinny? Treble-y? Like an AM radio station? Or otherwise an old radio? Is there static? Yes to all.

Are you listening to it on your phone speaker? Is there something wrong with the speaker? No to both.

SPOILER
The abnormally lousy sound quality of a queue music track at Apple support reminded me of the days I used to tune in to foreign AM radio stations (or the ones at home when abroad) as a kid. I wish I wouldn't have had to listen to it, but it took me back.
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