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YouTube viewing #1645061
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What's your choice?



Mainly I be watching restoration videos, favourites being

Hand Tool Rescue,
My Mechanics
LADB restoration
Blackbeard restoration


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Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645062
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Mainly documentaries that are unavailable elsewhere, camper conversion videos (usually verging on the unwatchable!). Oh and drag queens, obviously.

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Originally Posted by Jim_Clennell
Mainly documentaries that are unavailable elsewhere, camper conversion videos (usually verging on the unwatchable!). Oh and drag queens, obviously.



I read that initially as "camper conversation" videos laugh


Yes, sometimes watchable for a very short time until they are removed....for whatever reason


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Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645067
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Mostly music videos - stuff that’s not available elsewhere: live, cover versions, or both.

Occasional technical “how to” videos. You seem to be able to find how to do almost anything.

Bit of racing stuff. Oh, and some of Simon Sinek’s stuff too.

Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645076
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Actual channels: AvE , Big Clive, JayEmm on cars.

Otherwise loads of random music, movie, history, engineering, retro 8/16 bit computer related stuff.

Between that and usenet downloads I haven't watched broadcast TV for years and don't miss it at all.

Before the plague hit I used to swap a USB stick with maybe 100GB or so of video/music stuff with a mate every month, so we kinda made our own TV channel. smile

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Not much from me on Youtube, but Project Binky is one that I watch when a new update comes out. it's about 2 guys fitting a Toyota Celica GT4 engine and running gear into an original mini.


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Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645082
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Harry's Garage is the best car review site in my opinion. Also really enjoying Ian Tyrrells workshop - generally exotic Italian cars but some other content that is interesting. Retropower is worth watching to see the skills they have, and the ideas, would be interested to see what they might do to a Coupe. I watch some work related stuff and also quite a lot to try and understand what is happening in this crazy world at the moment.


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Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645084
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To Much youtube,
Amazon, netflix and youtube, I actually pay not for premium youtube as i hate adverts and hopefully support some people i watch
bad obsession motorsport (project binky and others!)
RoadKill (the older ones that they haven't deleted)
Aging Wheels - nice chap, does projects on older cars, like his sense of humor
Ahoy - did amazing vids based around game culture, his vid on the evolution of graphics is well worth watching
Ashens - Review of crap, the old food ones are the best
Bravedave - Did a set on travel on trains across america (train hopping)
c90adventures - WATCH IT, guy on a c90 travels the world
Captain Disillusion - Takes apart fake vids with a funny persona
Chubbyemu - medical vids on when people do interesting things to screw up there bodys
Curious Droid - Informative history based around science and military
Demolition Ranch - GUNS
exurb1a - Existential terror inducing vids
Kurzgesagt complicated stuff explained to the level of a 10 year old

im going to stop there as I subscribe to about 90 channels, far to many to list


Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645085
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Sam, if I understand you're paying for Premium Youtube (?) you can simply stop ads - which I also detest - by signing in to a/your google account and setting ads preferences, also Youtube preferences. I watch it this way completely ad-free.

I would guess you know this already!

Do you have an adblocker?


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Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645088
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You can install an adblocker (I use uBlock Origin) to block youtube adds. Seems to work fine and I don't have a google or youtube account.

Or try the"Brave" browser, has adblock built in. It also has the option of TOR browsing built in, very useful if you like browsing with internet privacy like we used to have back in the 90's. smile

Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645089
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I use AdBlock Plus.

I wonder if anyone saw the Charlie Brooker series "Black Mirror" - there was an episode about a chap who lived in a small cubicle and was obliged to watch ads on his TV screen walls...


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Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645147
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I miss typed, i pay for YouTube premium, so that I don't have to watch adverts.
I also used to spend a lot of time traveling and the download function was very useful


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Here's a channel you might like Edinburgh, https://www.youtube.com/c/Rousseau/videos

Mesmerising : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BV7RkEL6oRc

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Originally Posted by GrahamL
Here's a channel you might like Edinburgh, https://www.youtube.com/c/Rousseau/videos

Mesmerising : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BV7RkEL6oRc


That's very interesting, thanks Graham. I hadn't come across this virtuoso and the fascinating light collages accompanying his videos - they're reminiscent of Rowan Atkinson's classic (from Not the Nine o'Clock News?) of the very same Beethoven piece with him wearing white gloves and everything else blacked out laugh Mind you that was a brilliant parody rather than a pro playing.

What this chap lacks in subtlety though is well matched by his accuracy and strong rhythmic drive, and his cadenza in the 2nd Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody is terrific.


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Re: YouTube viewing [Re: Edinburgh] #1645683
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Edinburgh, what is the most modern piece of piano music that you like?

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Originally Posted by JKD
Edinburgh, what is the most modern piece of piano music that you like?



Haha, you catch me out here methinks....

This is fun (but not something I'm thinking of embarking upon laugh ), composed between 1988 and 1994

The Devil's Staircase





Do you have a favourite of your own JKD?


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This is my favourite classic piano music...
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S-Xm7s9eGxU



In terms of favourite modern (piano featuring) music, this...
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3MufzuaKfZg

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Edinburgh do you like synth music?

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Originally Posted by JKD
Edinburgh do you like synth music?


Not something I go out of my way to listen to tbh


Originally Posted by JKD
This is my favourite classic piano music...
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S-Xm7s9eGxU


Ah, the Satie...an extraordinary piece from an extraordinary chap. Playable by people of modest ability too which helps to make it so accessible.

Went to his house in Honfleur, Normandy a few years back - it was Dali-esque.




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Gymnopédie No.1? Possibly the most boring, irritating piece of alleged music ever committed.


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Originally Posted by barnacle
Gymnopédie No.1? Possibly the most boring, irritating piece of alleged music ever committed.


How about Gymnopédie No.2 and Gymnopédie No.3?

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Originally Posted by barnacle
Gymnopédie No.1? Possibly the most boring, irritating piece of alleged music ever committed.



There goes my Christmas present to Germany...


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Originally Posted by barnacle
Gymnopédie No.1? Possibly the most boring, irritating piece of alleged music ever committed.

Its a bit (ALOT) overdone, but I don't find it that annoying, if its playing in the background while i work i dont go and find the nearest audio device and launch it out the window


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Originally Posted by samsite999
Originally Posted by barnacle
Gymnopédie No.1? Possibly the most boring, irritating piece of alleged music ever committed.

Its a bit (ALOT) overdone, but I don't find it that annoying, if its playing in the background while i work i dont go and find the nearest audio device and launch it out the window



A reason for Neil designing rockets perhaps

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Drives me bloody demented, it does.


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