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Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« on: April 06, 2006, 02:12:43 pm »

Here's our new podcast:
Carolyn visits interesting parts of New York City, providing colorful comment.

In MC, turn on file associations for podcasts (under Tools/Options) and then visit www.perbcast.com.  You can find the link to Carolyn near the bottom of the page.

Or you can do File/Open URL in MC and enter this link:
pcast://www.jriver.com/~jriver/misc/lifeofcarolyn.xml

You can then stream or download.  If you choose to download the podcast, you'll be able to transfer it to a Video iPod.

Edit: There are 16 episodes now.
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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2006, 05:10:17 pm »

What about this cupcake reporter, JimH?  Do I have to do a perbcast to find out if she likes sushi, sunsets and long walks on the beach?  More importantly, does she like old men?  I should tell you, JimH, out here in Los Angeles--you know, on the left coast--I myself am considered something of a cupcake. . .
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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2006, 03:38:45 pm »

It's back on line.  Chriz, you need to change the file associations and check podcasts (which gives the pcast filetype to MC).

jgreen, everyone likes old men. 
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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2006, 04:32:31 pm »

Lol that was quite random =)

I talk to a Romanian girl online named Laura. (Who speaks better English than I do)
And the peculiar thing is, Carolyn sounds almost identical to Laura.

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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2006, 08:33:55 am »

Dogpark doesn't appear to want to play...

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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2006, 08:52:51 am »

Dogpark doesn't appear to want to play...
We're still learning about this, but you can download it and then play it.
Ctrl-U will switch to detailed view.
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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2006, 10:06:18 am »

This second episode is causing all sorts of trouble.
I seem to have successfully downloaded it....
however if it does play it is playing at i guess 1.25x speed
and theres no sound.
Half the time MC seems to get hooked up on it and becomes unresponsive...

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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2006, 10:10:36 am »

This second episode is causing all sorts of trouble.
I seem to have successfully downloaded it....
however if it does play it is playing at i guess 1.25x speed
and theres no sound.
Half the time MC seems to get hooked up on it and becomes unresponsive...
Try playing it in Quicktime.  What happens?

Try setting MC's playback options for DirectShow, if you have the filters.
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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2006, 10:14:55 am »

OK I didn't change anything but on the 3rd try
it played fine...

I think you could be right it could be a quicktime issue, though
I'm updated to the latest one the other day.

I'll keep updating as more are uploaded, and try changing to
DirectShow if necassery.

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Re: Introducing Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2006, 08:18:43 am »

A couple of new podcasts were added yesterday.

Carolyn visits the park where a couple dances.

Carolyn buys a new pair of sunglasses from a street vendor.

The second one made me laugh out loud a few times.

We figured out our streaming problem so all four should stream now.
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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2006, 08:43:27 am »

Ok, here's something only slightly related...

Why, if I don't have pcast files associated with MC, and I go to Open URL from within MC, does iTunes open the podcast?

I would think that if I told MC to open the podcast, that MC would open the podcast, not spawn off another app to do it.

For instance, if I'm in Word, I can tell it to open a .txt file and it'll open it, not spawn Notepad to do it.
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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2006, 08:43:58 am »

Both episodes downloaded fine here  :)
Love all the animated text!

I have to admit these are just suprisingly amusing to watch!
Tempted to have a go at it myself sometime!

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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2006, 08:50:47 am »

So who is Carolyn? :)
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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2006, 08:57:29 am »

I don't know, but she likes Cupcakes.
Vanilla Vanilla Flavour ones.

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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2006, 12:44:30 pm »

So who is Carolyn? :)
Doof,
I asked her, just for you.  Here's what she said:

http://www.perbcast.com/who.html
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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #15 on: April 25, 2006, 02:40:55 pm »

Three new episodes:

A brief look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
A trip to the post office
and
Dog Park, revisited
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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2006, 04:59:39 pm »

RE: Busted
I was starting to think it must be the norm over there for people
to wonder round with Cameras talking to themselves!
Rofl!

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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #17 on: May 09, 2006, 06:13:13 pm »

Has Carolyn given up?  It's very quiet.

Entertainments short round here at the moment.
We're coming up for Exams.  I've spent the last 2 weeks
in a Networking book.  I know I've spent to long with computers
already because some of it's actually interesting.
All in all it amazes me that the internet works at all!

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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #18 on: May 09, 2006, 06:24:12 pm »

There's a disk in the mail, but it's taking longer than it should.

I recorded a heavy rain last night and then the sound of the frogs in the marsh afterward.  If the disk doesn't show up, I'll post that.   ;D
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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #19 on: May 09, 2006, 06:55:45 pm »

There's a disk in the mail, but it's taking longer than it should.

I recorded a heavy rain last night and then the sound of the frogs in the marsh afterward.  If the disk doesn't show up, I'll post that.   ;D

Hehe, I've gone to quite some lengths to find some decent recordings of thunderstorms (for those bad mood days).
It always confuses people when they walk past my room, and here a thunderstorm inside, when it's sunny on the outside...
Still not found one that sounds quite right tho!

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Re: Carolyn, our Cupcake Reporter in NYC
« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2006, 06:14:30 pm »

Two new podcasts added today:

Sweet Potato

Going Places

You can visit www.perbcast.com to subscribe.  MC's file associations have to be set to grab the podcast/pcast type.
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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #21 on: May 30, 2006, 04:53:39 pm »

Two more:

Pearl Jam -- The Long Wait

The Rabbi Will Be Back Monday
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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #22 on: May 31, 2006, 02:48:02 pm »

Four more:
My Girl
Cafe Reflection
He's Cute
French Chocolate Bag Lady
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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #23 on: May 31, 2006, 02:48:34 pm »

She's been busy!

Episode 16 cuts off a bit funny.. did she run out of memory?

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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #24 on: June 25, 2006, 05:18:48 am »

so, a couple of things...

1st, I'm having no joy streaming these, I have to d'load to view. What do you reckon, settings at my end, or yours?

2nd, did carolyn ever make it to the top of the empire state building? That would be cool to see.

oh and btw, I'm sure carolyn has more than 4 viewers, tell her not to put herself down like that :)

-marko.

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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #25 on: June 25, 2006, 07:31:06 am »

I'll tell her.  You make five now, I guess.

No, she hasn't been to the top of the Empire State Building, but she's definitely going.

I just tried Cafe Reflection and it streams OK for me.  It could be the version of Quicktime.  What do you have?  I have 7.0.4 here.  QT is a little flakey.
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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #26 on: June 26, 2006, 10:40:46 am »

Well, make me number 6. Unless I was already one of the five. :P
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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #27 on: October 18, 2006, 04:28:42 pm »

So has Carolyn made it to the top of the empire state building yet?
She's had 4 months now!

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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #28 on: October 18, 2006, 04:30:35 pm »

I miss her.
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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #29 on: January 05, 2010, 01:28:39 pm »

After a brief interlude, she's back.
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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
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Re: Carolyn, our Reporter in NYC
« Reply #31 on: January 05, 2010, 01:41:38 pm »

One small step for cup cakes?
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