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The Age Poll - Old Skool / New skool?
View Poll Results: What age range are you in?
19 or under
3 Votes - 0.90%
20-35
190 Votes - 57.23%
36-50
105 Votes - 31.63%
Over 50
34 Votes - 10.24%
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Old 14th July 2005
  #1
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The Age Poll - Old Skool / New skool?

I think it'd be interesting to see the age span of the forum.

Cheers,
Rich
Old 14th July 2005
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I'll start...
46, and a grampa to boot!
Old 14th July 2005
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Hey, Rich,

How old do iguanas get anyway?
Old 14th July 2005
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30 y.o.

Nov 27, 1974
Old 14th July 2005
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33 yrs. Turn 34 next month. I just got into recording about a year ago, so I must be a late bloomer.
Old 14th July 2005
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Dunno what happened to my vote, it's there now though.

I'm 26, 27 in October.

P.S Iguanas can live up to 20 years apparently...

Cheers,
Rich
Old 14th July 2005
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37....


Old 14th July 2005
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55. Kate Wolf used to say, "Gee, I haven't seen you in a coon's age" - now we can say It's been an iguana's lifetime. I'm working on my third!
Lou
Old 14th July 2005
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You do the math...

I recorded my first band in 1961. I was ten years old at the time.
Old 14th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Colin Gaucher
33 yrs. Turn 34 next month. I just got into recording about a year ago, so I must be a late bloomer.

Hmmm. I got my first Sony 464 recorder at 15. You were born ten years later? No wonder there are so many newbie questions here! Is there respect for elders? The first pair of mics I got still work, too! Made my first record in 1967 in high school.

I edited audio tape with razor blades for 30 years before digital became practical. You don't know what it was like, and never will!

Codger out.

<L>
Old 14th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lou Judson
Hmmm. I got my first Sony 464 recorder at 15. You were born ten years later? No wonder there are so many newbie questions here! Is there respect for elders? The first pair of mics I got still work, too! Made my first record in 1967 in high school.

I edited audio tape with razor blades for 30 years before digital became practical. You don't know what it was like, and never will!

Codger out.

<L>
Interesting point.

Do the newbies to the board respect the answers of more experienced engineers who hang out here or are they just looking for an internet argument or to be told they can sound like Mutt Lang just by buying that new Behringer comp that they would have bought anyway?

Old 14th July 2005
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Forty-eight here.................
TommyD
Old 14th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lou Judson
I edited audio tape with razor blades for 30 years before digital became practical. You don't know what it was like, and never will!


<L>
No I don't, but I wish I did.
Old 14th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RichT
Interesting point.

Do the newbies to the board respect the answers of more experienced engineers who hang out here ...
And I must say that my most respected elder (by only a couple of years) is Bob Ohllson. I listen to what he says avidly, and take it to heart. He was making million sellers when I was recording the high school choir on quarter track!

Teach your children well...

<L>
Old 14th July 2005
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BTW... Old Skool / New skool?

What's up with the kids these days? Don't they know how to spell?


Punks...

heh (in case there's any confusion)
Old 14th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 2leod
BTW... Old Skool / New skool?

What's up with the kids these days? Don't they know how to spell?


Punks...

heh (in case there's any confusion)
Hahah

Sorry. But be grateful I at least avoided 'txtspk'.

"How r u? C u l8er? lol!"

Damn kids!
Old 14th July 2005
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I'm Peter Fukking pan, age is a mere illusion. I would be a ripe and juicy 22 years young if i didn't live in Neverland.

cool as,
bloodz
Old 14th July 2005
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im 21 and i came to this site on a recomendation of one of my friends who told me that older professionals hang out here.

i think that experience is the best teacher (also that lady from the graduate, that kind of teacher is cool too ;P) and that the "old dudes" here have lots of experience. i appreciate this board, because it gives me the best access to ask people whose opinions i care about: people that make good records.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bloodz
I'm Peter Fukking pan, age is a mere illusion. I would be a ripe and juicy 22 years young if i didn't live in Neverland.

cool as,
bloodz
May I welcome Michael Jackson to the gearslutz forum.

So, after your court ordeal what mic/pre chain are you planning on using on your new child star you've just signed to your personal record label?

heh
Old 14th July 2005
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Lotta young 'uns here.
I bought my first Tascam 80-8 in 1981. stike
Old 14th July 2005
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none of your effin' business!

just kiddin'... heh

i grew up listening to reel to reels (i think that's what they were called), 45's, and 33's long before even cassettes were invented.
i'm also a late bloomer, i got into recording only about three years ago.

let's just say i'm "forty plus"...

FM

FM has taken you by surprise.
Old 14th July 2005
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just 30...just, by a few weeks..ok.....only...just...30, which isnt that much anyway

I AM NOT OLD
Old 14th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by toolskid
just 30...just, by a few weeks..ok.....only...just...30, which isnt that much anyway

I AM NOT OLD
Welcome to the 30th floor.
Old 14th July 2005
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22 yrs old
Old 14th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Colin Gaucher
Welcome to the 30th floor.
Old 14th July 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RichT
Interesting point.

Do the newbies to the board respect the answers of more experienced engineers who hang out here or are they just looking for an internet argument or to be told they can sound like Mutt Lang just by buying that new Behringer comp that they would have bought anyway?


I think a lot of the newbies would say, "who is Mut Lange"
Old 14th July 2005
  #27


Who is Mut Lange?

35 years


-tINY

Old 14th July 2005
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21 years old here.

And I do know who Mutt Lang is. thumbsup
Old 14th July 2005
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I'm 49, I'll hit the big 50 in september
Old 14th July 2005
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I'll be 37 in a week...
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