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Re: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Zzz-Quill

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  • Lawrence Rhodes
    I think the real problem is the station volume.  I thought the law changed on this iissue.  Lawrence Rhodes Sent from Yahoo! Mail on Android I think the real
    Message 1 of 3 , May 21, 2013
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      I think the real problem is the station volume. I thought the law changed on this iissue. Lawrence Rhodes

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      From: Duke And Rat <dukenrat@...>;
      To: Lawrence Rhodes <primobassoon@...>;
      Subject: Re: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Zzz-Quill
      Sent: Tue, May 21, 2013 6:19:27 AM

      Well, it could be a glockenspeil. I ain't that well versed to tell the difference.

      Only (as monitored on 2 stations so far) my ears detect volume levels way, way too high to convey calmness.

      Lunesta has the right idea.



      BD




      On May 20, 2013, at 8:54 AM, Lawrence Rhodes wrote:

      > Glockenspiel(maybe celesta) is what you are thinking of.  The tuning of
      > xylophones are more for energetic music.  The commercial I heard on YouTube
      > sounded very calm.  Lawrence Rhodes
      >
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      >> From: Duke And Rat <dukenrat@...>
      >> To: HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com
      >> Sent: Mon, May 20, 2013 2:41:46 AM
      >> Subject: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Zzz-Quill
      >>
      >> OK, here's what I don't understand. They're selling a product designed to make 
      >> you sleep, right?
      >>
      >> So, upon hearing the audio portion of their current TV  commercial, I'm
      >> scratching my head.
      >>
      >> It starts out with a xylophone. Now,  xylophones are melodic and sorta
      >> represent sleep. No complaints  there.
      >>
      >> But they represent just the opposite when, whoever mixed the  commercial,
      >> decided to mix the xylophone at 100% volume, and I can hear the CALM  algorithm
      >> working extra hard to keep the various TV stations in compliance.
      >>
      >>
      >> So now, instead of the commercial representing a sleep product, it's 
      >> representing The Fast & The Furious?
      >>
      >> Who's the beancounter at the  advertising agency who dreamed this  up?
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> BD
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