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    Dear Freesounders,

    You may or may not be aware that we run some monthly 'dares' - little friendly competitions.

    Several times already, various entrants have expressed the wish to see a recording challenge. The reocurring request is 'lets find out what sounds are missing from Freesound and record those.'
    This is easier said than done!
    However, Bram has suggested some type of sounds he would like to see. And I have made a post accordingly:
    http://www.freesound.org/forum/dare-the-community/32555/?page=1#post61660

    This is kept in the 'Dare the Community' forum, where the idea originated, but I am posting a link here, since it is relevant to the regulars of this forum smile

    Please feel free to reply here with any comments or discussions.
    But I would ask you to post with a link to your uploads using the link to the thread at the 'Dare the Community' forum. That is the one I will be monitoring to assure speedy moderation of samples.

    Thank you.

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    This is a really nice idea! It inspired me to get off my butt and finally contact the typewriter/antique machine repair shop and ask if I could come in to record. Of course they said yes, but the point is that it is easier to get access to interesting sounds than you might think!
    That said, I am pretty nervous about it all, I don't want to waste anyones' time, and I'm really excited at the same time.

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    Corsica_S wrote:
    That said, I am pretty nervous about it all, I don't want to waste anyones' time, and I'm really excited at the same time.

    I think for something like this it is acceptable, I would say it is even highly advisable, to put the shop's name and address on the samples and/or pack description. Also consider geo-tagging the samples.
    This would be a polite way of saying 'thank you' to the shop owner for allowing you to record the sounds. So they get something out of it and you are not 'wasting their time'. And after all, it does form part of the proper description/attribution for the sounds anyway, so you are not infringing any Freesound rules.
    But, of course, check with the shop first. Make sure they are OK for you to put their details on the web. Cannot imagine they wouldn't, but always check.

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    Yes indeed, I have thought about this and discussed it with the shop, they seem to be quite receptive to the whole idea of the recordings first of all and I do plan on crediting them.

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    AlienXXX wrote:

    I think for something like this it is acceptable, I would say it is even highly advisable, to put the shop's name and address on the samples and/or pack description. Also consider geo-tagging the samples.
    This would be a polite way of saying 'thank you' to the shop owner for allowing you to record the sounds. So they get something out of it and you are not 'wasting their time'. And after all, it does form part of the proper description/attribution for the sounds anyway, so you are not infringing any Freesound rules.

    It work's very good. I did 28 recordings of old clock's with geotag a few years ago.

    search on : '' Peter Mesu '' to see how I gave the information.

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    klankbeeld wrote:

    It work's very good. I did 28 recordings of old clock's with geotag a few years ago.

    search on : '' Peter Mesu '' to see how I gave the information.

    Would you like to tag those with 'sound-museum' ?
    Don't forget the '-' between the two words, please smile

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    did some 'old sounds'. more in the future

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    Here is my first contribution to the sound museum:
    http://www.freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/packs/9628/
    Mostly all of them are camera shutters and sounds like that. I also recorded a number of typewriters and adding machines, but unfortunately the shop was sort of loud (and you can even hear quite a bit of background noise in the recordings I posted) but all the same I had a really fun time doing this, even though I was really nervous. The employees were really into it as well. The sound I enjoyed the most is probably the Robot brand camera, a really small one from the 1950's or so, it really had a nice personality. The slide machine was kind of cool too, the operator was saying how slide film is really disappearing, so even if the machine is from the 1980's, it will be gone soon enough.

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