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Old 7th December 2007, 05:43 PM   #1
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Default Ben - on the New York Subway

Hola;

When listening to Ben in Spanish on the New York subway I cannot hear a thing he is saying. Marina is as clear as normal.

Does anyone else have the same problem.

Chao,

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Old 7th December 2007, 06:49 PM   #2
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Sorry about that... we realise that in earlier podcasts particularly Marina came out louder (her voice has more 'presence'!), and we have really tried to remedy that lately.

I would also really recommend some ear-canal headphones for listening on any form of public transport - I have the excellent Sennheiser CX300 phones - they really cut out most of the noise and leave you to hear podcasts etc really well despite the surrounding noise.
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Old 7th December 2007, 10:20 PM   #3
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I've not been on the New York subway (only the Tyneside metro ) but I sometimes listen to the podcasts in the car - have to turn it up to hear Ben then suddenly Marina deafens me
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Old 8th December 2007, 02:02 AM   #4
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Un podcast desde el subway de Nueva York? Lo falté.
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Old 10th December 2007, 03:57 PM   #5
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Ben;

Thanks for the recommend for the ear plugs. The only problem in canceling out the noise on the New York Subway is that I will not be able to listen to my fellow commuters who are speaking Spanish. Some of the conversations are quite illuminating and a little more explicit than NFS!

Keep up the good work.

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Old 5th January 2008, 08:40 PM   #6
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Same problem here is the Paris metro & streets. And even Marina doesn't get through to my eardrums. I generally only can listen to the pods when i'm out dando paseos in the parks...
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Old 11th January 2008, 04:21 PM   #7
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Until now I've only listened to the podcasts at home (no problems with the sound at all), but one of my new year's resolutions is to buy an ipod so I can listen to the podcasts on the train on my way to and from work.

I'm quite looking forward to it!
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Old 4th September 2008, 07:28 PM   #8
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Default I got excited!

For a second there i was very excited because I thought that ben and marina had done a podcast from a new york subway,and I live in new york.que torpe yo.jim from NYC
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Old 5th September 2008, 07:43 AM   #9
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One day hopefully!
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Old 5th September 2008, 08:22 PM   #10
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I've got most of the beginners podcasts on CD and I listen in the car. I've tried playing them straight from my N95 but the speakers just aren't loud enough. Ben's coughs often scare me... even if it's the fourth or fifth time I've listened to the episode!
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Old 8th September 2008, 10:58 AM   #11
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Why a couple of weeks ago, I saw Ben and Marina in Silver Spring, Maryland in my humble home. On tv. One of their Videoblogs on Apple TV
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