I swear, one day...

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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by dagenham » Sat Jun 14, 2014 12:56 pm

Jaap N. wrote:Had a dead ceremony in (nearly) front of our home last week, fucking hell, that sometimes made my ears bleed. Really annoying. Woke up to chanting this morning as well, most likely by the same funeral ceremony as vlad's. What can one do. Nothing, basically.

I asked my girlfriend what the chanting is about, she said she doens't know because it's in Sanskrit :shock: . So all this noise and almost nobody even knows wtf it's about.

Serious question: I really wonder how they did this before electricity was invented (and amplifiers). I understand it has to be that loud in order to inform the rest of the community about the death.
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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by dagenham » Sat Jun 14, 2014 1:00 pm

Also, there was a recent widely conducted study done that proved conclusively that Khmers (especially urban variety) have noticeably less hearing capability. They need considerably more decibels to hear what we white folk can start to perceive at a lower level.

So..what to do? A brand new NGO to distribute hearing aids country-wide it appears...hmmm...
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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by vladimir » Sat Jun 14, 2014 4:41 pm

horace wrote:I don't know what's up with you lot. I quite like that plinky plonky music first thing in the morning and as for that chanting well it's a test of your mental character.
Yes, but should Anthony Perkins aka horace be doing the test?
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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by vladimir » Sat Jun 14, 2014 4:42 pm

dagenham wrote:Also, there was a recent widely conducted study done that proved conclusively that Khmers (especially urban variety) have noticeably less hearing capability. They need considerably more decibels to hear what we white folk can start to perceive at a lower level.

So..what to do? A brand new NGO to distribute hearing aids country-wide it appears...hmmm...
I knew wanking made people deaf...you notice I stay away from audio interfaces
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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by Milord » Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:40 pm

Have you heard of Noise Cancelling Headphones.

I suppose with all the noise that it was impossible to hear of them.
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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:47 pm

Milord wrote:Have you heard of Noise Cancelling Headphones.

I suppose with all the noise that it was impossible to hear of them.
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Post by kiwiincambodia » Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:54 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
Milord wrote:Have you heard of Noise Cancelling Headphones.

I suppose with all the noise that it was impossible to hear of them.
That's pretty bad. -100 Internets!
So you have the power to give and take away internets!

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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:59 pm

I paid my dues!
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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by Milord » Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:10 pm

SC, your judgement is ... lacking.

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Re: I swear, one day...

Post by Otis » Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:18 pm

horace wrote:I don't know what's up with you lot. I quite like that plinky plonky music first thing in the morning and as for that chanting well it's a test of your mental character.
In with the kings backing its called "dingy doingy".
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