Not That 2017-10-12

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Not That 2017-10-12

Post by Cheesy1 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:30 pm

http://wapsisquare.com/comic/not-that/

Scarlet is about to have herself a nice little freak-out.

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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by ChattaStarhawk » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:35 pm

OK, now I want to know if what was recorded matches what words Scarlet heard... if it doesn't there may have been something else in the room at the time.

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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by FreeFlier » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:37 pm

Cheesy1 wrote: . . . Scarlet is about to have herself a nice little freak-out.
Don't know about that adverb . . . "little".

So are there two ghosts (or whatever they are), or did Scarlet hear "Mervin" much much differently?

Gripping hand, is there one ghost with a split personality?

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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by AmriloJim » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:08 am

I'd like to see a comparison of content... have Scarlet make notes on what she remembers, then carefully listen to recorded sounds and see if there's a correlation. (That is, if the recorded sounds carry enough recognizable dpeech.)

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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by oldmanmickey » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:33 am

Thats the problem with EVP, the recordings are often so crappy what is being said if anything is open to interpretation.
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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by eee » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:03 am

Speaking words backwards into a recorder, then paying it backwards to hear it frontwards, that's... that's a thing? :shock:

Scarlett's fear might make Castela angry that the ghost terrified her this way. An angry Pickle is something even a ghost might have to fear, in turn.

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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by Alkarii » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:43 pm

FreeFlier wrote:So are there two ghosts (or whatever they are), or did Scarlet hear "Mervin" much much differently?

Gripping hand, is there one ghost with a split personality?

--FreeFlier
HA! It took! I wasn't expecting that, but now it's funnier. I got the idea for that name from Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

But I'm wondering if she heard the voice as it actually was, due to her ability to communicate with ghosts, and the voice on the recorder sounds differently because the recorder is different from whatever enables her to hear ghosts.

(Somehow, though, I don't think Paul will name the ghost Mervin...)
Does it ever occur to anyone else that maybe funhouses would not be a good place to live?

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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by Catawampus » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:28 pm

Alkarii wrote:But I'm wondering if she heard the voice as it actually was, due to her ability to communicate with ghosts, and the voice on the recorder sounds differently because the recorder is different from whatever enables her to hear ghosts.
That's kind of what I was wondering. Maybe she heard the ghost in the "natural" way, while the recorder picked up the words with a lot of distortion and interference and interpretation.

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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by Dave » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:01 pm

Catawampus wrote:That's kind of what I was wondering. Maybe she heard the ghost in the "natural" way, while the recorder picked up the words with a lot of distortion and interference and interpretation.
Auto-tune just doesn't work correctly for ghost voices.

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Post by AmriloJim » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:54 pm

Dave wrote:Auto-tune just doesn't work correctly for ghost voices.
Dunno... works pretty god for some of the spooks on the pop and rap scenes.

Going solely for the spectral connection here... no inadvertent ethnic comment intended.
(Dave, the possibility of a misread did cross my mind, but I have faith in my fellow users' moral compasses.)

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Re: Not That 2017-10-12

Post by Alkarii » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:09 am

For a moment, I thought you meant that there were CIA operatives posing as "musicians."

(Come on, NOBODY plays an instrument at a rap concert, beyond someone dicking about with a modified record player...)
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