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Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 28 Jul 2006 22:47

Hi I transcribe for Free cen,but have taken ages nearly finished the disc tho,do like doing it but find myself talking to the computer while typing!!!! Am I going mad???

Mavis

Mavis Report 28 Jul 2006 23:39

Welcome to the club Ann, No it's just another symptom of a TA. I talk to the orginal scribes!! Usually not very politely, but very occasionally thanking them for clear writing. Mavis

Mavis

Mavis Report 29 Jul 2006 10:32

nudge

Lynda

Lynda Report 29 Jul 2006 11:22

Hi. My name is Lynda and I live in Spain. I also am an addict of researching 'dead people' !!!! How do you become a transcriber? Regards Lynda

Mavis

Mavis Report 29 Jul 2006 11:25

Will nudge up the thread for you, watch out! Mavis

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 13:23

GOOD AFTERNOON ALL :~) WELCOME SYLVIA Wondered if you where planning on joining the club lol or if you was in denial lmao Loopy :~)

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 13:27

WELCOME JANE :~) Well done for you admitting your an addict....It wasnt so hard after all was it? Dont you feel better now? lol I too am single and I think its probably for the best lol I would be useless joining a dating agency...could you imagine filling out the form. My Interests Include...Looking for dead people....Walking round Cemetaries reading Gravestones.....Searching for other people's dead Rellies.... Never doing Housework...Never eating....2 hrs sleep a night.....lmao I bet they would all run a mile lol Loopy :~)

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 13:29

WELCOME ROSALYN :~) Hope you hugged Hubby for finding the extension so you could carry on your valuable work..... You didnt admit if you were an Addict or not !!! :~) Loopy :~)

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 13:30

WELCOME ANN :~) No you are not alone when it comes to talking to the Computer....I do it aswell, I think many of us do...lol Loopy :~)

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 13:32

WELCOME LYNDA :~) Well done for admitiing your problem....Join the club..... I have another thread re: Starting to transcribe called....Is / Has anybody Transcribed for FREEBMD take a look through the messages on there it will explain it all to you.... BUT BE WARNED IF YOU START TRANSCRIBING YOU WILL BECOME AN ADDICT TO THAT ASWELL...... Loopy :~)

~*~~*Sylvie*~~*~

~*~~*Sylvie*~~*~ Report 29 Jul 2006 15:28

lmao lesley yes i've come out of the closet i am a mad addict. actually i am getting better by the minute...lol done 4 today and i will do some when i get back from the shops. had the evening off last night. i had to have a break....we played monopoly and i lost BOO HOO! never mind i'll get my own back. see ya later Sylvia T.A.

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 15:38

Hi Sylvia So glad you decided to admit to your problem although we knew it anyway lmao I have done 6 so far today in 2 1/2 hours aswell as popping in here...Im gonna end up with R.S.I. lmao Loopy :~)

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₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&# Report 29 Jul 2006 15:53

Hi, I'm a transcriber too, for FreeBMD. Mainly because I wanted to give something back, as its been a very valuable tool for me in my research, and it's free. I don't do any during the week as 50% of my job is data entry, and I work full time, so I need a break, but I do try to put in a couple of hours at the weekend. At the moment it's straining my eyes a bit, so I'm doing little bits, but next week I get my specs, then I'll be away! I enjoy doing it, and find it a great way to relax, believe it or not, considering I have to do so much data entry at work, but I can do this in my own time, and my own pace, which is not dictated by the amount of faxes coming in lol.

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 16:04

WELCOME TERESA :~) Nice of you to join us... I became a Transcriber too for the same reason to give something back to the project as it has been very valuable to me and so many others...I have only been doing it for just over 2 weeks and am totally addicted once I start lol However little or much someone does it ALL helps and one day it will be complete.....I dont blame you only doing a bit at a time as you do work full time but I dont at the moment so I have too much free time to Transcribe and thats why its becoming a problem for me lol At least you seem to be able to control the urge to type page after page after page lol Well done :~) Loopy :~)

₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&#

₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&# Report 29 Jul 2006 16:05

The ability to see has a lot to do with how I control the urge to do page after page lol

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 16:12

Lol Teresa. I already wear glasses and I still struggle I just squint and Zoom in til I can understand what it says lol.... I would suggest NOT going for an eye test and getting new glasses then otherwise your whole life will be sat at a pc lol Loopy :~)

₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&#

₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&# Report 29 Jul 2006 16:13

Too late, already had they eyes tested this morning, glasses ready next week!!!

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 16:26

Oh Poor you Teresa lol Well I will welcome you in advance then for the T.A group as you will very quickly become addicted and need help from fellow transcribers to help you through lmao Loopy :~)

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₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&# Report 29 Jul 2006 16:32

Thanks Loopy. We ahve spoken before on your other thread. I'm in the MacPack by the way, Currently doing 1851 marriages beginning S

Wendy

Wendy Report 29 Jul 2006 16:40

Hi I'm Wendy here on the Sunny Isle of Wight. I became a FreeBMD Transcriber on Monday after reading the other thread. I've done 5 so far and yes I must admit:- I'm addicted to transcribing as well as searching for dead people! My husband and son can't understand my fascination. I too leave the cleaning and the ironing (don't even know where it is!). I'm so glad I'm not alone. Must get back to my transcribing, I'm getting withdrawal symptoms! Wendy