Your call is very important to us
 
  May 18th 2020 9:49pm
 
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I work in retail. Just did some napkin math which gives a conservative estimate that I will spend ~287 days of my life waiting on hold in the normal course of my chosen career.

Be sure to keep listening until the end. You might miss when they pick up. In the meantime, enjoy some soothing formulaic music.
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121150
Level 26 Mixist
post #121150 :: 2020.05.18 11:47pm
  
  mk7, Jakerson, gusg21 and Vav liēkd this
this is way too accurate and absolutely brilliant. loved the initial setup of the scenario, and listening all the way through is a tremendously frustrating experience as i'm sure you intended it to be.
 
 
121154
Level 21 Playa
post #121154 :: 2020.05.19 1:01am
  
  Jakerson, gusg21 and Vav liēkd this
this is amazing!

did you add the slight fuzz/distortion that i'm hearing, or is that a result of the low bitrate necessary to submit such a long entry? either way, that aspect makes it incredibly realistic (why does hold music's quality always sound so shitty, anyway??)
 
 
121155
Level 11 Mixist
Vav
post #121155 :: 2020.05.19 1:08am
  
  blunderspublik, mk7, Jakerson, gusg21, V5A, xterm, kleeder and petet liēkd this
Narrowed my EQ down to only cover 300 Hz - 3 kHz, which is roughly the range of most phone earpieces. Bitcrushed it a little and voila, sorta-kinda phone-y. After applying those 2 effects, it kind of didn't matter what bitrate I chose. Sounded pretty much the same all the way down to 32 kbps. Hardest part was getting my wife to agree to voice act for me. Her cameo is saying the word "two".
 
 
121163
Level 8 Chipist
post #121163 :: 2020.05.19 5:18am
  
  blunderspublik, mk7, Jakerson, Vav and gusg21 liēkd this
I thought the soulless fruits of the Corporate battle weren't supposed to instill emotion in the listener . . . so why am I feeling despair and frustration?

10/10 brilliant entry!
 
 
121167
Level 9 Mixist
post #121167 :: 2020.05.19 5:50am
  
  xterm, Jakerson and Vav liēkd this
i've never actually been on hold, but i can imagine the fun and excitement that's conveyed through the cheery piano and wonderful melody!
 
 
121189
Level 27 Chipist
post #121189 :: 2020.05.19 12:01pm
  
  Vav liēkd this
Argghgjjjhh
In other words, you nailed it
 
 
121259
Level 16 Chipist
post #121259 :: 2020.05.20 5:31pm
  
  Jakerson and Vav liēkd this
Yo we were on the same wavelength with this haha
 
 
121333
Level 25 Chipist
post #121333 :: 2020.05.21 7:20pm
  
  Vav liēkd this
Definitely worth listening to all 18 minutes, the experience wouldn't be the same without doing so.
 
 
121383
Level 30 Chipist
post #121383 :: 2020.05.23 7:41am
  
  Vav, amelia and blunderspublik liēkd this
cool entry. is there an extended version?
 
 
121386
Level 9 Grafxicist
post #121386 :: 2020.05.23 9:24am
  
  Vav hæitd this
I made it to 5:24
 
 
121403
Level 11 Mixist
Vav
post #121403 :: 2020.05.23 3:46pm
weak
 
 
121404
Level 6 Mixist
post #121404 :: 2020.05.23 4:01pm :: edit 2020.05.23 4:03pm
  
  Vav liēkd this
I put down a controller and logged back in for this. Gah- this is amazing. I was like, fav @ 33 seconds. (Listening while writing) I use to work for a 1st tier down-stream affiliate of a national health-care before I" souled" my soul to Hot Topic (at least for the time being since I get to do mini live chip performances during my lunch breaks) and let me tell yah- this! This summarizes the feelings of so many callers that I received at what is now...the 8 minute marker. I love it ♡ can't wait to look/listen to the other stuff you've made so far at a later date Vav. Thank you for this.
 
 

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