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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 08:56:01 Reply

At 9/13/12 03:15 AM, joshhunsaker wrote: Umm, we've had the ability to delete songs for a while now. I deleted a bunch of mine a long time ago. Maybe that changed and then changed again. I haven't been using this site for a while (ever since the redesign, which kind of turned me off actually).

We lost the ability to delete songs with the implementation of the project system with the redesign.

But you know, feel free to comment on aspects of a site you freely admit not having even been on for months!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 10:42:39 Reply

At 9/13/12 01:35 AM, Blackhole12 wrote:
At 9/13/12 01:20 AM, joshhunsaker wrote: My question... is why is newground missing the social tools to say link a newgrounds profile to fb???
Meanwhile, someone wants playlists for the audio portal, audio scouting was only just implemented, and less than a month ago we finally got the ability to delete songs.

Gee I don't know why newgrounds would be missing facebook integration.

Checking reviews on submission and news post is a pain in the butt. Before the redesign at least we still have a page for the submission review notifier.

Oh well you are right. We just had the delete function. I guess I would have to wait a while for these to happen.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 11:43:53 Reply

At 9/13/12 10:42 AM, Computer112 wrote: Checking reviews on submission and news post is a pain in the butt. Before the redesign at least we still have a page for the submission review notifier.

I miss that so much.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 11:47:43 Reply

At 9/13/12 08:56 AM, Blackhole12 wrote:
But you know, feel free to comment on aspects of a site you freely admit not having even been on for months!

Thanks! Gawd it's good to be back.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 12:58:09 Reply

Famitracker is a bitch to use and figure out, even with the tutorial I don't feel like I learned anything, im just mashing my keyboard trying to figure out which keys even do anything and what and I have no idea how to get what I want off the instrument editor.
Still it's tempting to learn after listening to something like this. Still I don't feel like im making progress.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 13:12:17 Reply

At 9/13/12 12:58 PM, sweet21 wrote: Famitracker is a bitch to use and figure out

Farmi is the 2nd easiest tracker I had ever use. Try classic tracker UI such as Milky, Schism, Scream and Impulse then you have my permission to say the word difficulty.

Oi, also, hexadecimal is a pain in the butt.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 13:17:42 Reply

At 9/13/12 01:12 PM, Computer112 wrote: Oi, also, hexadecimal is a pain in the butt.

Is that what famitracker is using? There's a method for using it or something?


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 13:33:31 Reply

At 9/13/12 01:17 PM, sweet21 wrote:
At 9/13/12 01:12 PM, Computer112 wrote: Oi, also, hexadecimal is a pain in the butt.
Is that what famitracker is using? There's a method for using it or something?

LOLOLOLOLULZ... *cough*

If Farmi uses hex you would have your head stick to the desk right now.

That's why I say Farmi is the 2nd easiest tracker to use on the world.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 13:43:08 Reply

fami DOES use hex for everything - step numbers, pattern numbers, instrument numbers, command values are all hex.
all hex is is base-16 numeration, it's actually way more useful for music than the decimal system.
anyway if you get your head around hex & keyboard shortcuts then any tracker can be really easy to use. it's just a different way of working!


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 14:52:56 Reply

I find the piano much nicer in fami tracker. Why can't I use the piano directly to make music? Why is the piano there anyway? im only making one sound and it's the middle key. Why are you mocking me FAMITRACKER, WHY?! Tempting me with well built piano rolls but no way to use them!


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 15:05:40 Reply

At 9/13/12 02:52 PM, sweet21 wrote: I find the piano much nicer in fami tracker. Why can't I use the piano directly to make music? Why is the piano there anyway? im only making one sound and it's the middle key. Why are you mocking me FAMITRACKER, WHY?! Tempting me with well built piano rolls but no way to use them!

You can use your keyboard to put notes down in famitracker. Read/watch some tutorials and it will come in time. It took me a good bit of time to become proficient in using famitracker, so don't expect instant gratification. But I still think it's the best way to get NES style chiptunes out there.

Also clicking on the help menu and opening the effects list is a good for checking different effects. Eventually, you'll memorize the hex and won't have to check.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 15:10:58 Reply

Spirituality

So about a year ago I started to embark on, I guess you could say my path.. after being fed up with the world and wanting answers.. cue a little over a year later, I have grown immensely.. I now have a group on facebook with over 350 users that all help each other out, and my life has improved immensely

if any of you are curious as to what my group is about, you can view a condensed beginners guide HERE (might wanna dl it).

we're not a cult hehe

but yeah I'm happy so thought I'd share that :)

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 15:31:33 Reply

At 9/13/12 03:10 PM, Chronamut wrote: beginners guide HERE (might wanna dl it).

Sounds like something straight out of a Kevin Trudeau book.

Just sayin'.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 15:41:14 Reply

At 9/13/12 03:10 PM, Chronamut wrote: if any of you are curious as to what my group is about, you can view a condensed beginners guide HERE (might wanna dl it).

Has it yet occurred to you that all this stuff just might be a load of completely made up nonsense that uses words from physics jargon in contexts where they mean nothing?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 15:50:26 Reply

I stopped reading at "uploaded by Chronamut"

just kidding i stopped about 2 lines in actually
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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 16:02:33 Reply

At 9/13/12 03:41 PM, Buoy wrote:
At 9/13/12 03:10 PM, Chronamut wrote: if any of you are curious as to what my group is about, you can view a condensed beginners guide HERE (might wanna dl it).
Has it yet occurred to you that all this stuff just might be a load of completely made up nonsense that uses words from physics jargon in contexts where they mean nothing?

has it occurred to you that the same could be said for anything you say? :P

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 16:26:02 Reply

At 9/13/12 03:10 PM, Chronamut wrote: if any of you are curious as to what my group is about, you can view a condensed beginners guide HERE (might wanna dl it).

Link to facebook group or it didn't happen. lol

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 16:33:11 Reply

It's been a grueling...what two hours? And I have gone from know nothing to know something. Feels good man. Just practicing, playing around, but im a little burned out. Just got a copy of super meatboy, guess i'll play it now, or maybe abit later.

^relative to famitracker BTW

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 16:34:05 Reply

At 9/13/12 04:26 PM, joshhunsaker wrote:
At 9/13/12 03:10 PM, Chronamut wrote: if any of you are curious as to what my group is about, you can view a condensed beginners guide HERE (might wanna dl it).
Link to facebook group or it didn't happen. lol

K.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 17:17:05 Reply

ALL BOW DOWN TO THE GLORIOUS OVERLORD SATAN

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 17:17:57 Reply

Samples/Kontakt

Okay guys I have another quick question to you guys that use big sample libraries. Is there any downside to installing the 100gb of kontakt and battery samples on an external harddrive? I don't tend to use sampled instruments that much anyways, so it seems better to just keep it on an external for when I need it rather than clog up my laptop's hdd.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 18:40:26 Reply

Weirdness

I know there are other PC gamers here... I wanna know if what just happened to me has ever happened to anyone else...

A few days ago, I noticed my PC started running really, really slow... Like every 3 seconds it would freeze up for a second, and it was doing this constantly. At first I suspected 1 of 2 things... And update I did to Flash, or a Windows Update, because I did both of those the morning of the day it started happening.

So I defragged my computer, ran virus scans with 2 different programs, defrag was long overdue, but wasn't the cause, and neither virus scan came up with anything at all.

So today, I ran the defrag again just... I dunno, because... And I noticed it got hung up on a file in my Team Fortress 2 folder... Then it dawned on me that it always seemed to get real bad when I tried opening Steam... So bad, that Steam would crash or it'd take like 10 min to open. And so I decided to try something, I opened up steam... it crashed, opened it up again, taking like 5 min, then I very slowly went to my library and deleted Team Fortress 2.

The second TF2 was uninstalled... my computer was fine, and I haven't had a problem since.

The only time I ever have Steam open is when I'm playing a game I own on Steam... and I haven't played TF2 in ages. Any idea why what should have been a completely idle file would have been screwing with my PC so much? And anyone else ever have something like this happen before?

I was scared it was a hardware failure...


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 19:32:19 Reply

At 9/13/12 05:17 PM, SineRider wrote: Samples/Kontakt

Okay guys I have another quick question to you guys that use big sample libraries. Is there any downside to installing the 100gb of kontakt and battery samples on an external harddrive? I don't tend to use sampled instruments that much anyways, so it seems better to just keep it on an external for when I need it rather than clog up my laptop's hdd.

If the library doesn't require key registration then only problem is slower loading time, maybe. But it would be fine with key registration too. Just don't change the library folder's locations once you installed, auto searching in Kontakt is painful. All my EastWest libraries are on a external removable hdd.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 19:42:58 Reply

At 9/13/12 07:32 PM, Wurfel-Waffles wrote: If the library doesn't require key registration then only problem is slower loading time, maybe. But it would be fine with key registration too. Just don't change the library folder's locations once you installed, auto searching in Kontakt is painful. All my EastWest libraries are on a external removable hdd.

Well I mean the NI installer gives me an option to pick a different and I've heard of people running it on external drives before. So maybe I'll just give it a shot and if it doesn't work for me, I'll just put em on my hdd

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At 9/13/12 06:40 PM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote: So today, I ran the defrag again just... I dunno, because... And I noticed it got hung up on a file in my Team Fortress 2 folder...

This is almost definitely a bad sector on your hard drive. Every time the computer attempts to access it, everything hangs on it and will continue to hang on it for about 15 minutes, because that's what the timeout is on the file operation for some insane reason. My brother once had a similar problem, but instead of being annoying, it was a critical system file accessed during login, so his computer would boot up and then freeze for no apparent reason.

You should look into getting a tool for fixing bad sectors and run that (and by "fix" it just prevents the bad sector from being accessed). Everything should return to normal after that.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 20:08:03 Reply

At 9/13/12 08:02 PM, Blackhole12 wrote:
At 9/13/12 06:40 PM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote: So today, I ran the defrag again just... I dunno, because... And I noticed it got hung up on a file in my Team Fortress 2 folder...
This is almost definitely a bad sector on your hard drive. Every time the computer attempts to access it, everything hangs on it and will continue to hang on it for about 15 minutes, because that's what the timeout is on the file operation for some insane reason. My brother once had a similar problem, but instead of being annoying, it was a critical system file accessed during login, so his computer would boot up and then freeze for no apparent reason.

You should look into getting a tool for fixing bad sectors and run that (and by "fix" it just prevents the bad sector from being accessed). Everything should return to normal after that.

So... 2 questions...

Does that mean my HDD is going bad? I didn't get this thing all that long ago. Or is it a software problem?
and..
Why would my PC be accessing the TF2 folder when I'm not only not playing the game... but I don't even have Steam open? I mean... If I had Steam open at least, it would probably be updating the game from time to time... but when it's not open, there's literally 0 reason for my PC to be wanting to access that location. Unless it's due to some tech mumbo jumbo I don't understand.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2012-09-13 22:36:43 Reply

At 9/13/12 08:08 PM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote: Does that mean my HDD is going bad?

Technically, yes, but a bad sector is just a risk thing, so the older an HDD gets, the higher the chance of a sector going bad. The thing is, the risk of a sector going bad for a new HDD isn't zero, its just really, really unlikely, so for all I know your hard drive got hit by a cosmic ray.

Why would my PC be accessing the TF2 folder when I'm not only not playing the game... but I don't even have Steam open? I mean... If I had Steam open at least, it would probably be updating the game from time to time... but when it's not open, there's literally 0 reason for my PC to be wanting to access that location. Unless it's due to some tech mumbo jumbo I don't understand.

I honestly have no idea, but I also wouldn't be surprised if it was still somehow causing problems. I've seen too much crazy shit to put anything past windows. It could be that there are multiple bad sectors, in which case my answer to the above question changes into "why on earth would your new HDD be having multiple bad sectors?"

Basically, if there was just one bad sector, it was probably a fluke. If your new HDD actually has multiple bad sectors, panic (and buy a new hard drive from a different manufacturer).

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