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Audiobooks [message #80705] Mon, 13 October 2014 07:15 Go to next message
audioaudio90 is currently offline  audioaudio90
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Do you listen to audiobooks? I know a lot of people like to listen to them during commutes or road trips but I just can't get into them myself.
Re: Audiobooks [message #93701 is a reply to message #80705] Mon, 10 May 2021 19:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Silver is currently offline  Silver
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Kind of. There is a writing podcast I listen to sometimes, and the ladies always read a book, or parts of a book, and then critique it on every podcast.
Re: Audiobooks [message #93704 is a reply to message #93701] Mon, 10 May 2021 21:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Leot55 is currently offline  Leot55
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What do you call the person who reads the book for the recording? Is it the narrator? The reader? The voice actor? Uh, I think whether an audiobook is decent or unbearable largely rests on that particular role. I hate it when the person uses different voices unless it's a kid's book.
Re: Audiobooks [message #93707 is a reply to message #93704] Tue, 11 May 2021 07:06 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Rusty is currently offline  Rusty
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No thanks. I have to put my nose in a book. I don't want someone else reading for me.
Re: Audiobooks [message #93725 is a reply to message #80705] Tue, 11 May 2021 14:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Mica is currently offline  Mica
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I have before when I was driving alone on a long road trip. It made the time go by much faster. I would listen to a few chapters and then listen to music. Switch back and forth often throughout the trip.
Re: Audiobooks [message #93755 is a reply to message #80705] Thu, 13 May 2021 05:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
sammi40 is currently offline  sammi40
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I am not a big fan either. I would rather pick up a paperback book any day. I must say that I am not a fan of reading books on a Kindle or device either. I have tried to listen to audio books on long drives but I just didn't get into them.
Re: Audiobooks [message #94157 is a reply to message #80705] Sat, 07 August 2021 04:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Acacia is currently offline  Acacia
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Audiobooks aren't my thing, even when I have a knack for listening to podcasts. It lacks engagement as I often find myself lost in thought and not understanding any of it. I tried it because I wanted to rest my eyes for a change, but it appeared like a waste of time.
Re: Audiobooks [message #94160 is a reply to message #80705] Sun, 08 August 2021 04:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Beck is currently offline  Beck
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I've liked some audiobooks because of the narrator's voice clarity and diction, whereas some only made me sleepy. I wouldn't prefer listening to books that are difficult to track concerning content.
Re: Audiobooks [message #94343 is a reply to message #80705] Wed, 01 September 2021 03:53 Go to previous message
Spotifier is currently offline  Spotifier
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You can like audiobooks depending on the narrator, but generally, it's hard to follow even if they say that you can multitask with it. If I'll have to focus while listening, then it's not true that I can do other things with it. It might be better to read a book at my own pace.
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