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Fenrix
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VBR
« on: March 16, 2017, 05:00:43 PM »

So when I listen to Escape Pod stories, rather than giving me a total story duration, I get "VBR" instead. I tend to eyeball story durations and compare them to trips so I can consume them in a single sitting. Or to determine if I need to just sit for one more minute so the story can conclude when it has the most impact. Any ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2017, 11:54:00 PM »

What interface/platform do you listen on?
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Fenrix
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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2017, 03:13:44 PM »


What interface/platform do you listen on?


MP3 CD player in the car. Haven't tested out if running EP via Google Play and bluetooth produces the same results.
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2017, 05:59:45 PM »

if you are burning mp3's to a cd can you get a tag editor and manualy input the time somehow before burning it?


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Fenrix
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2017, 06:20:44 PM »

I generally burn them from ITunes, where I drag'n'drop a bunch of podcasts and chunks of audiobooks to the disc. I like to have a variety while I'm driving, and I don't want to be fiddling with episode selection on my phone. I'm not quite savvy enough with voice commands to order my podcatcher around.

I could always change episode titles to include the end timestamp. That might work to address my need to see when the end is.
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2017, 07:43:30 AM »

Escape Pod is missing metadata pieces that I have to manually enter to get sorting to work, but I have asked several times and have pretty much given up
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