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fifty_tons says

I think that happens to everyone, it’s impossible to make music and not copy something by mistake from time to time :)

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Haha! Nice one GiacomoR – I trust Chuck made his point clear. ;)

Ok. And another…

This has to be one of my favorites, and the image is superbe. I thought I was the only one who loves Chuck Norris jokes :D

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Over here in the UK, we get asked pretty much the same question, sometimes extended to “so, what do you do for a living?”.

I also find that most people really have no concept of royalty-free or library music, and I found that replying with “I’m a production music composer” was often met with a glazed stare!

These days I cut to the chase and the conversation usually goes like this:

Them: “So what do you do then Matt?”

Me: “You know that cheesy music you hear in the background to telly and radio adverts?”

Them: “Yeah, I know. Can’t stand that stuff!”

Me: “I make that.”

Them: “Oh”

LOL

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Great news, this is extremely useful.

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I really hope so. Go daddy service is one of the worst…

+1, I hate GoDaddy with a passion

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That’s no UFO, that’s my car

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After a horrible november and december, this week I had 6 sales including an extended license. God loves me after all.

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awesome find :)

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Sep: 40
Oct: 47
Nov: 37
Dec: 7

Ok, I didn’t upload anything for 6 weeks. But the drop is curious anyway. I’ll come up with a bunch of new tracks next year. Let’s see if the situation can be improved ;)

Oct:37
Nov:25
Dec: 4

So the new search engine seems to put a heavy weight on VERY short upload intervals. In my opinion they are WAY to short. If kept this way, it will punish authors who really take time to hone and perfect their tracks and upload only their best material, and it will lead to massive uploading of intermediate tracks (given that really weak ones are getting rejected more strictly for quite a while now).
If other authors agree with this point, maybe it’s a good idea to bring it to attention in a seperate thread.

I’d like to know how the search engine algorithm works to be honest. It’s a total mystery to me.

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Big smiles Udo- big smiles! :)

Thanks my friend – I always try to. :-)

It’s the sum of many things didn’t work well for me this year.

Two times I was sure to get a better job, unfortunately both with a defeat at the end.

Two weeks ago I had my first salary discussion after 5 years very hard and extremely flexible work. The result: Not 1 Cent more. BTW, the company is in a very good financial situation, growing up more and more with 400 members of staff. This year they bought the neighbour building (2 Million Euro) as a second building and all furnushings had to be best. The manager drive big cars.

Imagine: I learned wholesaler, working now in a stock of a elektro company and have to do all additional work other peolple don’t like to do. Sometimes the boss asks me to wash his big Audi. That’s just one example of all the abasement there. I work 41,5h per week. My wife earns 600,- Euro more for 39h per week as a doctor’s assistent. Not easy to get a “big smile” mate. ;-)

Many good and qualified employees are leaving because the boss is so stingy. Don’t understand why they do that.

All this is quite frustrating. Now I’m 46 years having a variegate personal data sheet which is not really helpful in germany. Not the best situation.

Sorry, just needed to cry a bit. :-)

The explanation is simple: the bigger they get, the lesser they care, and basically become total assholes. Good lesson to learn in case we ever make it big :) I’d hate to become an egocentric asshole.

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