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#437904 - 11/14/17 05:33 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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Originally Posted By: jim graves
Got to my after jazz fest party in Deland fla(Noble Watts Jazz fest) and biab stopped working at my restuarant gig. Drove an hr to get disc & it no longer installs from D drive on windows 10 Lost $$$$$$$$$$ for years. Owner won't ever use me again being I made him & myself the fools from biab fail !


BS
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#438173 - 11/15/17 11:37 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: Danny C.]
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Originally Posted By: Danny C.
BS


+1.

Occam's Razor wins again.

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#438175 - 11/15/17 11:43 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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One post a month ago, help offered, no response.

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#438182 - 11/15/17 12:33 PM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jford]
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It could be, though if someone is let down by the product and gets negative responses for venting it may put them off coming back here.
These things do happen I think I've had it with RB, rather than being defensive about PG products we can accept that there are problems and push to get them fixed and make the product better, Constructive Criticism and Venting, if we stay stuck in the past and don't stand up, so to the product will.

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#438187 - 11/15/17 12:45 PM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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I lost the tweeter in a powered speaker - I didn't lose any gigs. I turned up the good one, and compensated (I mix in mono) and the next day brought it in for service. It's still not back because they had to order a new tweeter.

But the gigs go on because I have my old passive speakers and my old QSC power amp.

More to lug but Tuesday's gig went great, no gig today but tomorrow and the weekend is covered.

I agree the original post was a BS troll, but it opened up a nice thread about needing redundant gear for gigging.

You have to be a "The Show Must Go On" performer or get out of the business (and if you don't get yourself out, the customers will do it for you).

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#438680 - 11/18/17 12:18 PM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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What a friendly forum this is!

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"assuming you're not just trolling us"

"you didn't bother reading the FAQ's at the top of the forum"

"you obviously didn't have ANY kind of backup planned or you wouldn't be here posting about it"

"Jim Graves...Halloween?...Just did a forum search for Jimmy, this one post is it for him....Time to shut this thread down I think."

"R.I.P."

"some people will take offence at anything"

"You need to forget that computer son"

"You have only yourself to blame and not Band in a Box."

"the original post looks like a troll."

"I agree."

"And being a troll, means somebody didn't actually lose a gig, and that's a good thing."

"The sociology paper was turned in."

"How unprofessional is he! i doubt if he's real by the way. He's a Troll"

"BS"

"BS +1."

"One post a month ago, help offered, no response." (included a lovely troll photo)

"I agree the original post was a BS troll"

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#438684 - 11/18/17 12:37 PM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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A fair point, Jcubed. You haven't been around long enough to remember the utter disruption caused by a troll in the past. Some of us have too-long memories.
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#438775 - 11/19/17 01:17 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: Matt Finley]
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Originally Posted By: Matt Finley
A fair point, Jcubed. You haven't been around long enough to remember the utter disruption caused by a troll in the past. Some of us have too-long memories.

MF, yeah I've only been here 5 years but I have been using forums for a whole lot longer than that. And, as it turns out the OP was probably not a troll as Pipeline showed in links to the guys profiles elsewhere. He was just a frustrated BIAB customer. I don't blame him for not coming back to this thread!

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#438788 - 11/19/17 03:48 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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Sorry, JJJ. Until he responds, he's a troll. Most of the responses to his plight were helpful, But he never came back to offer any more information/clarification. For all we know, it could have been poor electrical power at the venue, or his computer, or yes, maybe BIAB. But he left it with just the one negative post.
It's been over a month. Only one post on the entire forum, negative content. It's pretty clear to me he just wanted to drop a bomb and run.

So, what is it Mr. Graves? Are you really interested in figuring out what went wrong? Lots of folks here are happy to help you (myself included), and even the ones that called you a troll. Come back and let us know.
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#438793 - 11/19/17 05:01 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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I truly think (and know in my own case) that the "You should have done this or that" posts were in the spirit of being helpful so that the same thing wouldn't happen again in the future.

I often post about having redundancy, and I hope it's never misunderstood, because it is always to help my fellow musicians avoid future problems.

Through my life I've welcomed helpful advice from other musicians, I've learned a lot, and the best way to shop my appreciation for their generous help, is to pass down the information to help others.

Troll? Disgruntled customer? I can't say for sure, and it doesn't really matter, does it? I don't think anybody on the BiaB forum is going to think less of BiaB because of that post. And we shared some helpful information.

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#438816 - 11/19/17 08:42 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jford]
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Originally Posted By: jford
Sorry, JJJ. Until he responds, he's a troll. Most of the responses to his plight were helpful, But he never came back to offer any more information/clarification. For all we know, it could have been poor electrical power at the venue, or his computer, or yes, maybe BIAB. But he left it with just the one negative post.
It's been over a month. Only one post on the entire forum, negative content. It's pretty clear to me he just wanted to drop a bomb and run.

So, what is it Mr. Graves? Are you really interested in figuring out what went wrong? Lots of folks here are happy to help you (myself included), and even the ones that called you a troll. Come back and let us know.

Why would anyone want to come back to such a nasty thread?

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#438821 - 11/19/17 09:26 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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There were plenty of helpful responses after he posted. He didn't bother to come back. Maybe he did and just read. It may have been just a "flaming" post, putting down BIAB, while the fault of losing this gig was clearly his own fault. If you are playing gigs to make money to support your income, you should plan for possible disasters.

What's ridiculous is that this thread even still exists. It should be removed as it proved unproductive from the get go. Now this thread is just causing nothing but arguments among people who normally get along just fine.
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#443770 - 12/09/17 07:42 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: jim graves]
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#443821 - 12/09/17 11:38 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: MikeK]
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Originally Posted By: MikeK
... Now this thread is just causing nothing but arguments among people who normally get along just fine.

When I posted about this being a sociology project, I wasn’t trying to be nasty. It actually happened, and it happened here.
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#443938 - Yesterday at 04:52 AM [Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic)] Re: biab lost me a steady gig [Re: Matt Finley]
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The O/P created the account, made a complaint about everything except his own stupidity, made one post, and hasn't been back since, not even once.

In fact, from what I could establish, I don't even think he has an account anymore.

We all know that BiaB is not to blame, not even 1%

Maybe it was an 'Ivan' event.

Regardless, we can put this to bed now, I'm fairly certain of that.
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Announcing…The Birth of a Song (w/Floyd Jane)

We are excited to announce the release of a new project: The Birth of a Song (w/Floyd Jane)

Songwriter Floyd Jane shows the songwriting process from inspiration to performance and publication: http://www.pgmusic.com/?vid=IYMMZVvQdCw

The idea for this project came about when many members on this forum and elsewhere were asking questions about the song writing process. There are many aspects, and many parts of it necessary to create a song, get it arranged, performed, and then published on the internet. So we asked the great songwriter Floyd Jane, who is a regular member on this forum, if he could help. Floyd agreed and was even able to collaborate with other forum members, Janice and Bud. The result is this video we put together that you can see on YouTube or Facebook, called "The Birth of a Song (w/Floyd Jane)".

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Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows - 49 Requests Fulfilled!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows boasts more than 50 new features... and a lot of the new features fill the requests posted by program users!

Some of these include:

Q. I am learning guitar. The RealTracks are very helpful in that I can hear great guitar players, and most of the tracks have tab and notation as well. But there is much more to guitar, could you include some videos of some of the RealTracks Artists? Because I would learn much more from seeing a guitarist than just hearing them.

A. We have a major new feature called "Video RealTracks." These work and sound like RealTracks, but you get to see a video of the Guitarist (or whatever instrument) playing as well. The amazing thing is that this works with any chord progression you type in. So, if you want to learn to play like the great guitarist Brent Mason, for example, you can type in chords to any progression you are interested in, and then hear and see a video of Brent soloing over your progression. Now you can learn much quicker, as it helps to see how a musician is performing, as well as to hear.

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A. We've improved this, by adding support for Windows Media Foundation. This allows you to save MP3 in your choice of resolutions, up to very high 320mpbs. Better still, it works on current versions of Windows (Windows 7,8,10) and also on older versions too (Vista, XP).

We've answered 49 questions - review all of these answers on our forum post "49 of your Problems solved? List of 49 Requests fulfilled in Band-in-a-Box 2018" here.

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http://www.pgmusic.com/support.realband.htm#2018_3

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 Build 505 Update Available!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows users can update their version with the latest patch - Build 505.

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Added: You can now put Section Numbers in your song. Previously you could only use letters A-Z, but now you can use 1-9 as well.
Added:You can now filter styles in the StylePicker for styles that contain Video RealTracks.
Fixed: Band-in-a-Box would crash with error "Procedure entry point MFTEnumEx could not be found in the Dynamic Link Library Mfplat.DLL" while starting up if using Windows Vista.
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