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Postby The Elf » Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:51 pm

I'm absolutely sick of trying to wade through multi-language manuals. Just split the damned things up! :headbang:

Right now I'm wading through a manual where I've losing the will to live having to skip around four other languages to find what I need - then trawl forward 50 pages to find the MIDI spec in English!

Strewth!
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby Rich Hanson » Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:54 pm

Use it as an opportunity to learn a new language :bouncy:
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby The Elf » Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:05 pm

Rich Hanson wrote:Use it as an opportunity to learn a new language :bouncy:
5 new languages!

I'm becoming fluent in 'Blue'!! :madas:
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:06 pm

What? :wtf: You mean you actually read the manuals? :o :lolno:
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby John Willett » Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:44 pm

Hugh Robjohns wrote:What? :wtf: You mean you actually read the manuals? :o :lolno:

I do - I normally read the manual before buying the equioment if I can. :thumbup: :beamup:
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby Wonks » Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:54 pm

Have you asked a grown-up to help you? ;)
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby The Elf » Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:57 pm

John Willett wrote:
Hugh Robjohns wrote:What? :wtf: You mean you actually read the manuals? :o :lolno:
I do - I normally read the manual before buying the equipment if I can. :thumbup: :beamup:
My approach too - and what I'm doing today!
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby FrankF » Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:08 pm

So what's Finnish for RTFM?
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby Wonks » Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:10 pm

"Lue vitun opas" apparently.
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby Arpangel » Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:46 pm

If I have to read a manual to use it I don't want it.
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby blinddrew » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:40 pm

If it doesn't have a manual to read I don't want it.

;)
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby Wonks » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:45 pm

blinddrew wrote:If it doesn't have a manual to read I don't want it.

;)


Damn. Was just about to send you a big 24-carat gold bar, but there's no manual. I'll have to give it to someone else now.
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby Arpangel » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:46 pm

blinddrew wrote:If it doesn't have a manual to read I don't want it.

;)

It really has got that bad for me, I used to go to bed with a manual or read it over breakfast, not now, the thought just makes me go crazy, literally. It has to be intuitive or I don't want to know, I think that's the attraction of anything analogue now. An analogue mixer = cool a digital mixer = instant head damage, same with everything, synths too.
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby The Elf » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:08 pm

Arpangel wrote:If I have to read a manual to use it I don't want it.
Good luck with your next central heating system!!
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Re: Multi-language manuals

Postby Arpangel » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:20 pm

The Elf wrote:
Arpangel wrote:If I have to read a manual to use it I don't want it.
Good luck with your next central heating system!!

I know, we've got one of those stupid Hive things, that's nearly ended up through the window many times.
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