• @MrJameGumb
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    861 month ago

    Is that a thing people get upset about? I’ve just been turning the volume up or down until it sounds right this whole time like a fool 😰

    • The Picard ManeuverOP
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      741 month ago

      You should repent for the horrors you’ve subjected others to.

    • experbia
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      191 month ago

      i 3d printed something to cover my car’s radio display. it only functions as an aux input to my phone anyway, literally the only thing it does is output audio and have a volume knob. there’s no need to have it lit up in my car interior destroying my night vision with its tacky fake VFD-style panel backlit with 2005-cool-tier blue LEDs.

      …that was my rationale I came up with for why I made and installed it, which I would give other people who asked. in actuality, it’s because I can’t see the volume number anymore. what I don’t know won’t hurt me. I’m free.

    • @[email protected]
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      121 month ago

      I’m like you except that now I’m going to always select an odd number to find who it triggers

    • @[email protected]
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      61 month ago

      No no no, we’re not fools, its the people afraid of odd numbers who are the fools, lol the number 3 can’t hurt you, you bloody weirdos.

  • W.itjust.works
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    401 month ago

    Yeah, why no love for odd numbers?? Got be at least like half of ’em

  • @FuryMaker
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    311 month ago

    TV volume must go up in factors of 5.

  • YaksDC
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    291 month ago

    The receiver attached to my TV let’s me do ½ volume numbers. It’s great to raise the volume to 45.5. 😈

    • @AngryishHumanoid
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      101 month ago

      Optimus can do whatever he wants since he’s technically a machine.

    • @Nyxon
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      31 month ago

      I only do prime numbers; even, odds, multiples of fives… nope, those don’t sit right with me, only primes. It just makes sense to me and always has.

      I’ll die on this hill…

      • @humorlessrepost
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        21 month ago

        That’s so brilliant it seems obvious in hindsight. This isn’t a thing where I live. I’ve now checked SimpleHuman’s product line since it seems like their kinda thing, and nope. Google is telling me it’s a UK and Australia thing? I need one now.

    • @SirSamuel
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      61 month ago

      Ah found my family. Usually i watch shows at 17 or 19, but the whispery ones need to go up to 29, or even 31

      I’d allow 51 just because it’s divisible by 17 and I think that’s neat (but my TV only goes up to 50)

  • @frickineh
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    201 month ago

    My car works perfectly with multiples of 5, so I prefer that. But you guys wanna hear something really fucking sick? I played a game where the volume would increase with DECIMAL POINTS. And it was borderline impossible to get to a whole number. It was always 8.17 or something. The devs were clearly some kind sociopath. Anyway, I noticed in the last update they changed it to whole numbers, so apparently enough people explained that that sort of thing is just insanity.

    • @[email protected]
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      21 month ago

      I would like TVs to offer a custom scale. Where the minimum and maximum values are reasonable, but the numbers are proportionate.

      Legally mandated support for:

      • Odds only
      • evens only
      • primes only
      • Gould’s sequence (too quiet? You’ll double the volume at some point)
      • Bernoulli Numbers (too noisy outside, the TV will make it quiet)
  • Echo Dot
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    My new TV maxes out at 120 and I hate it. What sort of scale is that?

    Especially considering that anything in excess of about 12 is deafening.

    • VindictiveJudge
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      My car uses an even more fucked scale. It tops out at 63, of all numbers.

      • Ms. ArmoredThirteen
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        I was thinking maybe it has to do with 0-63 being 64 numbers which could be a small convenient bit storage. But that’s 6 fucking bits which as far as I know nothing really stores in values lower than a byte. Maybe there is some chip somewhere and 6 bits are used for volume and the other bits are getting used for other things. It’s still a very weird value to have

    • @[email protected]
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      21 month ago

      120 has a lot of factors. It’s a good number for a lot of situations. But IDK why it would be desirable to be able to set the TV to one sixth of its max volume when sound doesn’t scale linearly anyway.

      • borari
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        11 month ago

        This is why the objectively right way to display volume is how most avr’s do it, in decibels.

    • @[email protected]
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      11 month ago

      120 is way better than 100

      It’s a multiple of every number you can count on your hands except for 7 and 9

      A direct improvement over 100, which misses out on 3, 6, 7, 8, and 9 (half of them!)

      • @[email protected]
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        21 month ago

        the main reason why feet are 12 inches and great for carpentry math… divisible by 1,2,3,4, and 6

  • @Machinist
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    141 month ago

    35 is for when the kid is in the truck.

    45 is for my damaged hearing by myself.

    60 is all the way up, bass boost off, most songs don’t distort the sub.

    • @[email protected]
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      21 month ago

      I now imagine ad-like comment.

      This is very autistic.

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