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Fenrix

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on: March 16, 2017, 10:00:43 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 23, 2017, 04:54:00 AM
What interface/platform do you listen on?



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Reply #2 on: May 04, 2017, 08:13:44 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, 10:59:45 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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Reply #4 on: May 06, 2017, 11:20:44 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, 12:43:30 PM
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