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Postby BJG145 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:50 pm

Excruciating...? C'mon, this is the standard US spelling. Next you'll be telling me you like your toast done on one side. ;)
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Re: Modeling

Postby desmond » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:55 pm

BJG145 wrote:Next you'll be telling me you like your toast done on one side. ;)

Wait... what?!

That's a thing??
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Re: Modeling

Postby BJG145 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:07 pm

...oh, you haven't got embroiled in the whole Sting "Englishman in New York" toast controversy...?
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Re: Modeling

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:18 pm

Are you talking about the 'Audio Modeling SWAM Solo Instruments' review?

If so, Audio Modeling is the name of the (Italian) company... that apparently prefers the US spelling!

The opening paragraph reads:
While SWAM Woodwinds utilise a hybrid combination of modelling and sampling techniques, SWAM Solo Strings' sound is generated by pure physical modelling with no samples involved at all — hence the instruments' miniscule data footprint. Apparently the modelling techniques arose from an in-depth study...

My emphasis to show the use of UK spelling in the review. :D

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Re: Modeling

Postby desmond » Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:23 pm

BJG145 wrote:...oh, you haven't got embroiled in the whole Sting "Englishman in New York" toast controversy...?

Google. Ok, I see...

Well, that's just lazy/poor toast technique... :headbang:
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Re: Modeling

Postby Wonks » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:42 pm

Really good toast is brown on the inside but still white on the outside (assuming you start with white bread), Bloody difficult to do though. :D
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Re: Modeling

Postby blinddrew » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:53 pm

The Jacaranda hotel in Nairobi used to do toast done on one side specially for the English guests; I've always liked it like that but can rarely be arsed to use the grill rather than the toaster. :)
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Re: Modeling

Postby Wonks » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:11 pm

You could always get a cheap toaster and cut through the power leads to one side of the toaster heater matrix per slot (obviously do this with the toaster unplugged).
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Re: Modeling

Postby desmond » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:22 pm

Wonks wrote:You could always get a cheap toaster and cut through...

I find cheap toasters often behave like this pretty much out of the box... one side gets burnt, the other not-so-much...
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Re: Modeling

Postby Folderol » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:33 pm

On a two slice toaster put just one slice in. The 'common' side will toast much faster than the other side.
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Re: Modeling

Postby Wonks » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:51 pm

Or put two thin slices together into one slot.
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Re: Modeling

Postby blinddrew » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:10 pm

Wonks wrote:Or put two thin slices together into one slot.
I was just thinking of this as an option.

I wonder if BJG145 expected the conversation to go this way?
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Re: Modeling

Postby Wonks » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:28 pm

We've put this section into mode 'ling'.
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Re: Modeling

Postby Folderol » Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:32 pm

... and lang my it remain there!
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Re: Modeling

Postby Mike Stranks » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:47 am

Such a shame... I was hoping he was offering some job opportunities. I had my hair cut especially... :(
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