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Is / Has anybody Transcribed for FREEBMD?

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Denise Report 31 Oct 2006 23:33

Good luck Liz and I hope you enjoy it. It is worthwhile..

~Summer Scribe~

~Summer Scribe~ Report 31 Oct 2006 22:36

As I sit and wait for my email with the test sheet, this was an interesting read. The syndicate I joined was Free Loaders. Liz


Denise Report 31 Oct 2006 19:50

nudge for new transcribers.


Kim Report 2 Aug 2006 03:09

Hi, I am waiting for the information to come to me to start i am going to be doing Bo'ness Scotland, cant wait. I think we should give something back and hopefully at the same time i find some of my missing info.but even if i dont it may help someone else Kim


Denise Report 1 Aug 2006 20:45

Hi Lesley, I have used Verifier as I am scared of getting it wrong, your way sounds a lot quicker. If you sent them a page with mistakes what happens? Would they sack you lol. Denise (goggle eyed)

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 1 Aug 2006 20:29

Hi Denise.. I dont think they mind how many you send at once...I send them to Freebmd as soon as I have checked the page once I have finished it and sometimes I send it straight to Derek and sometimes I wait and send him 4 or 5 at a time........ I dont bother with BMD VERIFY I just hold a piece of paper against my screen and go down one line at a time on the transcription and click on the arrow next to my typed page one name at a time and cross check them that way...its a lot quicker than using Verifier I think....I sometimes find I have done numbers wrong and even missed a name out especially when there is a lot of the same first name like William one after another..... I have also got a note pad next to me with the following info I put and cross off with a highlighter pen when I have done it. DL = Downloaded 58b2F0666 = for my reference ST = Started DO = Done CH = Checked SE = Sent That way If I have to go out and return to it later I know where I am upto and If I forgot to send any finished pages... I am probably the only one that does that but I find it very handy as I am quite forgetful lmao Hope these Help Loopy :~)


Denise Report 1 Aug 2006 20:14

Hi Lesley, Yes, I read through the other thread and tried the district no thing,. It does save time. Got 1858 handwritten ones today and they are sure a lot qucker than the typed versions.It took me a while to work out that all the info for the header page is in the scan code. The typed ones were dated and numbered and easier to read but a lot longer. Do you upload one at a time or in batches. What do they prefare? Keep the tips coming lol Denise.

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 1 Aug 2006 18:49

Denise Have you found any useful tips? Loopy :~)

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 31 Jul 2006 22:26

Goodnight all Logging off now got a friend coming for a coffee Goodnight :~) Loopy :~)


Denise Report 31 Jul 2006 21:53

Thanks Teresa and Lesley, Even If I dont learn much i've had a good laugh. I've replied on the other thread so now I'll go and read it. Thanks again Denise.

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 31 Jul 2006 21:46

lol Teresa...... Not forgot but cant afford as now have HUGE electric Bill coz PC on for hours so cant afford to eat lmao Loopy :~)

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₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&# Report 31 Jul 2006 21:46

YOu forgot to order the takeaway Lesley LOL

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 31 Jul 2006 21:44

Lol Denise.... Tips For Transcribing????? Get anything done that needs doing that day BEFORE you put PC on lol otherwise once its on You will be stuck to your chair for Hours and get NOTHING done after that lmao So Make a flask of Tea / Coffee or get a BIG bottle Juice..........Ashtray, Ciggy's & Lighter / lighters Incase one breaks you wont have to get up and find one that works........Go the Loo even if you dont really need to..............chuck dog / cat outside so they not pester you for attention..........send kids to grandparents for same reason as animals..............turn volume up on TV so neighbours cant hear you shouting at PC coz of bad spellings / Writing..........Sit back ...Flex your fingers.......and type type type.......pmsl Loopy :~)

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₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&# Report 31 Jul 2006 21:41

Denise, I just nudged Lesleys other thread up for you, couple of tips on that.


Denise Report 31 Jul 2006 21:32

Hiya Lesley, Thanks for the welcome. OH thinks its great! Keeps me out of his way lol. Hows it going? Any tips would be most welcome. Nosey Denise xx

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 31 Jul 2006 19:39

WELCOME DENISE :~) I dont mind being blamed for others joining FreeBMD lol Just dont tell your Partners/Husbands etc who I am or else I might get sued off them for you neglecting them lmao All I can say is YOU ALL shouldn't have been so nosey and read my Original thread lmao Loopy :~)


Denise Report 30 Jul 2006 21:25

Hi Lesley, I blame You! Its your fault. lol You have now got another member. I have taken so much from Free bmd, It will be nice to give a little something back. Denise xx

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 14:02

Ahh Im sure you will have a lovely time :~) Its great being able to drive so much more independant..I love it Loopy :~)


Mavis Report 29 Jul 2006 13:55

North East Cornwall, but that's only from South West Devon, my f-i-l (aged 90yrs) is down on holiday, so I'm going to see him and making a bit of a holiday of it 'cos I've only been driving a few months. mavis

* Loopy Lesley

* Loopy Lesley Report 29 Jul 2006 13:51

Yes I hope she joins aswell Even if people only do a bit it all helps :~) Hope you have nice time on Hol ....Where are you going? Loopy :~)