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Tying Flies and listening to your ipod

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Poll: How Many Tie While Listening to an ipod?

Do you tie while listening to your ipod?

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#16 Finn


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Posted 07 March 2007 - 12:53 PM

Never, don't have an ipod.

I do listen to the radio though, but without a headset.

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 02:18 PM

dang no one listens to their ipod when tying?!?!?!? I SURE DO!!! not often tho. so my answer is sometimes. i'd rather listen to a CD or the TV, because i want to save as much battery life on my ipod as possible for the freaking hour long school bus ride in the morning mad.gif
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:11 PM

I dont have one so the answer would be no or never. I will sometimes listen to the radio or a CD

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 03:24 PM

My tying time is to get away from it all. No Ipod, no tv, no radio. Just me and the dog.

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 04:47 PM

When I tie flies I like to have the TV on since my station is right near a big screen or I will listen to NBA games over the internet.

Honestly I can tie longer if i have some sort of entertainment going, esecially if i'm planning on tying one pattern for an hour or more.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 05:34 PM

Dont have an ipod...hell call me old but I never even knew what an ipod was till last year blink.gif

I have a TV and DVD/VCR set up next to my tying/rod building bench so usually I will have on a DVD (most times ethier A river runs through it or Grumpy old men) or if I have a CD on the player while I'm tying its usually ethier John Denver, Soundtrack from A river Runs Through it..or some sort of "relaxation' type instramental CD's.

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 06:03 PM

steve dont feel bad man im 16 and dont have an ipod or other mp3 player. the only reason i have a cd player is it was a birthday gift from a friend. i very rarly say "hey put on some music" or "change it i cant stand this stuff" the ironic part is i definatly have fun playing music via my trumpet ive been playing for 4 1/2 years now.
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 07:19 PM

so whats an ipod headbang.gif Man i must be getting OLD hysterical.gif
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 07:28 PM

I dont have an iPod since i never realy found a purpose for having one, now I have a mp3 player on my phone so it eliminates the need completly. Ussually while tying I have some music playing on the computer (cant beat 7.1 surround sound) right now listening to some death metal headbang.gif

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 08:03 PM

I put a nature cd in. It's called streamside. Basicaly just a recording of a mountain stream. Puts me in the mood for tying. Ipods are too confusing. Tried using the kids, and they have to show me how to download stuff to it. laugh.gif
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 08:09 PM

hysterical.gif hysterical.gif Ipod? don't own one.My computer is next to my fly tying desk. When I want to listen to music I paly it from the computer.Have about 1400 songs on hard drive. Used to be a napster freak way back when. 3 dog night, CCR, Bob Seger. When I've been sniffing too much head cement, I usually play "One toke over the line, sweet Jesus, one toke over the line".Doesn't get any better!!
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Posted 07 March 2007 - 08:53 PM

I don't own any type of MP3 player, but I've thought about buying one and building speakers into my tying desk so I can just "plug and play." maybe someday.

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 09:28 PM

I have the DELL knockoff, I love the concept and it has proved really reliable, but the software for the PC is lousy and invasive

to the point I listen while tying about half the time

and to what do I listen you may ask

books on tape, errrrr, mp3

and from do I get them you may ask

Here librivox

I didn't realize it at the time but I guess I got into this when things were first starting up

it's all free cause al the books are in the public domain

may I suggest, anything by Mark Twain, Treasure Island, Dr. Dolittle

it's a great way to rehash some of the classics


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Posted 07 March 2007 - 10:07 PM

I may be an old man [44] wife says i am old anyway but I do my best flies listening to Metallica
or Ted Nugent and lately Rob Zombie, I'm a headbanger from way back. Cheers,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,B headbang.gif wallbash.gif headbang.gif

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 12:06 AM

I sometimes listen to my iPod when not tying at home, I sometimes have the hockey game turned on my 12" tv in my tying room. I have found that if I want tunes on in my fly tying room, that plugging my iPod into the Dell Speakers ($20) is awesome. They sit one on each side of my tying bench, with great sound. Best $20 purchase I ever made, next to my iPod which was a birthday gift. wink.gif Here is a similar item as mine apparently have been phased out since it is over a year old.


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