AnnoyiNG things. HAPPY HOLIDAYS Y'ALL to all the thespians

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PostRe: AnnoyiNG things. HAPPY HOLIDAYS Y'ALL to all the thespians
by Drumstick » Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:55 am

Nolan isn't interested in giving those watching at home a decent experience.

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by Frank » Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:25 am

tbf he wasn't interested in giving people watching in cinemas a decent experience with Tenet, too. So much conversation that just got drowned out by other sounds. Don't think I heard a single thing that was spoken on that hydroplane(?)

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by Zilnad » Wed Dec 23, 2020 1:08 pm

When you can't shut the freezer door because of built up ice :x

Just had to take a hammer to it to chip off big chunks of ice. One day I really need to defrost it properly.

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by Trelliz » Wed Dec 23, 2020 1:31 pm

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KK wrote:The current trend of poor sound mixing in TV programmes, movies and games. It’s been an ongoing complaint on Points of View and for whatever reason it’s still an issue all these years later. This never used to be a problem.

I finished watching Tenet tonight, an already confusing film made worse by surely one of the worst wavering audio soundtracks I’ve ever encountered. Normal one minute and then far too loud the next, with muffled dialogue that’s barely audible amongst the music and explosions.


This so much.

Christopher Nolan movies suffer from this quite a bit. I don't know who he uses for his post production, but he needs to look at using someone else, because it's a consistent issue in his films.

The worst film I've ever watched in terms of mix was the first Fantastic Beasts film. I couldn't hear Eddie Redmayne's character most of the time, and I didn't have a strawberry floating clue what was happening in the film, as most of the exposition was by him.

I understand, I've spent tonnes of time mixing audio and it is difficult most of the time. But I'm some asshole sitting upstairs mixing with shite equipment and with zero knowledge. They are professionals.


The worst part is when everyone mumbles and then it suddenly kicks into a loud fight scene or soundtrack so you have to grab for the remote to turn it down again. I had to put the subtitles on for some of the recent Star Trek Discovery episodes as I had no idea what anyone was saying.

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by KK » Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:01 pm

Yeah, there's a lot of that in Tenet. My soundbar has a volume levelling option which works for adverts but had no effect on this film. It was like someone was remotely messing with my, well, remote.

There's load of sound options to mess around with but it's the faff of finding the right settings when you're supposed to be enjoying the film, and then afterwards of having to put all the menus back to how you had them again.

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by Green Gecko » Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:29 pm

It probably is a lot to do with a poor stereo downmix compared to 5.1 or 7.1 or they just completely underestimate the dynamic range of a decent speaker set and mix for shitty in-built flat panel speakers that then explode when moving over to some proper drivers.

You are definitely selecting a stereo mix either on the film itself or on your AV receiver or TV, right? Because if you don't do that, you'll likely get low or no audible dialogue whatsoever, because the centre "dialogue" speaker is literally missing from your setup.

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by Ironhide » Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:42 pm

Jenu-All I Want For Christmas wrote:
Jenu-All I Want For Christmas wrote:Nolan does come across as a bit of a prat, that's true.

Speaking of annoying audio issues I'm currently pissed off as the headphones that I bought only about 8 months ago and paid a reasonable sum of money for have decided to strawberry floating break. :x

Currently in discussion with Amazon about getting them replaced under warranty, I can't imagine that will be an easy process. :dread:

... or it will be surprisingly painless! Replacement item being sent out ASAP! :toot:

Hopefully this one doesn't strawberry floating break within a year! :dread:


My wireless Sennheiser ones decided to sometimes refuse to charge, almost exactly as the one year warranty ended.

And shortly after that, the lid came off the charging case, they still work 80% of the time though.

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by Qikz » Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:17 pm

Person upstairs I'm fairly certain is having a party again and it sounds like they're bouncing a strawberry floating ball around up there and every so often I'll hear them cheering. Are you strawberry floating kidding me. strawberry float off you prick!

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by Tomous » Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:25 pm

Qikzmas wrote:Person upstairs I'm fairly certain is having a party again and it sounds like they're bouncing a strawberry floating ball around up there and every so often I'll hear them cheering. Are you strawberry floating kidding me. strawberry float off you prick!



Sounds like a beer pong

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by Qikz » Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:44 pm

Tiny Timous wrote:
Qikzmas wrote:Person upstairs I'm fairly certain is having a party again and it sounds like they're bouncing a strawberry floating ball around up there and every so often I'll hear them cheering. Are you strawberry floating kidding me. strawberry float off you prick!



Sounds like a beer pong


With a basketball or football? That's what it sounds like.

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by Moggy » Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:12 pm

Qikzmas wrote:
Tiny Timous wrote:
Qikzmas wrote:Person upstairs I'm fairly certain is having a party again and it sounds like they're bouncing a strawberry floating ball around up there and every so often I'll hear them cheering. Are you strawberry floating kidding me. strawberry float off you prick!



Sounds like a beer pong


With a basketball or football? That's what it sounds like.


No, beer.

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by Frank » Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:09 pm

twitter.com/_dhotya/status/1342933383333220352



.... does StayDead live underneath the DHOTY guy? :dread:

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by Drumstick » Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:02 am

And DHOTY Guy is actually Mini E.

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by Trelliz » Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:48 am

Qikzmas wrote:
Tiny Timous wrote:
Qikzmas wrote:Person upstairs I'm fairly certain is having a party again and it sounds like they're bouncing a strawberry floating ball around up there and every so often I'll hear them cheering. Are you strawberry floating kidding me. strawberry float off you prick!



Sounds like a beer pong


With a basketball or football? That's what it sounds like.


Larger pong then?

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by Somebody Else's Presents » Sun Dec 27, 2020 7:52 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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by Dual » Sun Dec 27, 2020 8:37 am

Trelliz wrote:
Qikzmas wrote:
Tiny Timous wrote:
Qikzmas wrote:Person upstairs I'm fairly certain is having a party again and it sounds like they're bouncing a strawberry floating ball around up there and every so often I'll hear them cheering. Are you strawberry floating kidding me. strawberry float off you prick!



Sounds like a beer pong


With a basketball or football? That's what it sounds like.


Larger pong then?


Damn :lol:

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PostRe: AnnoyiNG things. HAPPY HOLIDAYS Y'ALL to all the thespians
by Albear » Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:42 am

Only a few days left and Trelliz comes storming in with a strong contender for Post Of The Year.

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PostRe: AnnoyiNG things. HAPPY HOLIDAYS Y'ALL to all the thespians
by Jenuall » Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:46 am

That's some good gooseberry fool :datass:

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by Moggy » Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:16 am

Truly post of the year there :lol:

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by <]:^D » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:43 pm

Trelliz :lol: :toot:


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