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  • zombehgeek999 26 Jun 2012 21:28:18 8 posts
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    im gonna do a 21 hour livestream to make enough to get a better pc so i can start doing it reaugler stream soz if my spelling is not good i have dispraxia

    Edited by zombehgeek999 at 21:01:09 27-06-2012

    Edited by zombehgeek999 at 23:10:00 27-06-2012
  • neilka 26 Jun 2012 21:30:00 16,470 posts
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    Have a really big poo before you start.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 26 Jun 2012 21:37:03 39,382 posts
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    Sorry, this is an English speaking forum.

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  • Dirtbox 26 Jun 2012 21:55:16 78,845 posts
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    21 hours of watching this cunt butcher my language? So long as there's plenty of urban music, you can sign me the fuck up.

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  • zombehgeek999 27 Jun 2012 21:02:44 8 posts
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    @Dirtbox i have dispraxia so i cant spell right soz
  • zombehgeek999 27 Jun 2012 21:03:10 8 posts
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    @DDevil i have dispraxia so i cant spell right soz
  • 1Dgaf 27 Jun 2012 23:50:49 3,933 posts
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    I've not streamed, but this guide seems quite good.

    http://8wayrun.com/threads/critical-edge-building-your-own-stream-part-3.9490/

    If you're going to film yourself as well, then have plenty of lights on in the room. Most cameras don't handle low light very well, which means grainy video. Also, get a decent microphone. If people can't hear wwhat you'res saying, it doesn't matter if the stream is good. A good budget headset is the Lifechat 3000 or something by Microsoft.

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  • coastal 27 Jun 2012 23:53:21 5,389 posts
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    and KY, 21 hours is a long time.

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  • MightyMouse 27 Jun 2012 23:55:44 1,136 posts
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    Umm, what are you streaming? My advice would be to have some ideas before you start, big livestreams before you (justin.tv for example) have found that it's hard to not be totally boring.
  • RedSparrows 28 Jun 2012 08:58:53 23,892 posts
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    To get enough... money? What.
  • Benno 28 Jun 2012 09:10:08 10,222 posts
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    get a job instead
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 28 Jun 2012 09:12:19 39,382 posts
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    Dispraxia... Isn't that the condition that (amongst other things) affects speech? Like Bells Palsy. A guy I knew years ago had a brother with it and not only was it an exhausting effort for him to talk but it also made him very difficult to even understand.

    That's kind of admirable that you'd want to try and talk for 21 hours but I'd sure as hell not want to listen!

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  • Deleted user 28 June 2012 09:16:16
    I think the most important part is getting people to bother watching any of this. You aren't going to make much from you and your two mates watching it.
  • nickthegun 28 Jun 2012 09:29:46 61,093 posts
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    I broadcast myself treading water for 21 hours once. Forgot to turn the webcam off.

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  • Deleted user 28 June 2012 09:47:32
    Any of the female performers well known?
  • Ron_Justice 28 Jun 2012 09:52:52 2,484 posts
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    Live streaming what, where, when? As tips go, it might be a good idea to explain things a little.

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  • Ziz0u 28 Jun 2012 10:00:04 8,597 posts
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    He isn't lying about the spelling thing. It's DYspraxia
  • TechnoHippy 28 Jun 2012 10:03:07 14,719 posts
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    Is that a euphamism?

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  • psychokitten Moderator 28 Jun 2012 10:28:30 7,794 posts
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    Unless you already have a (mildly+) successful Youtube or community, why would anyone want to watch a 21 hour livestream where the aim is to get you money so you can buy a better PC? I don't understand who is going to watch that.

    Maybe I'm missing something here.
    Hell, if it works out, let me know, I'd like a new laptop for free!

    Edited by psychokitten at 10:30:51 28-06-2012
  • zombehgeek999 28 Jun 2012 23:04:47 8 posts
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    @Aargh. i have someone on twitch tv to help me he gets loads of views
  • Deleted user 29 June 2012 00:43:58
    Good luck, I hope your 21 hour livestream is highly successful.

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  • Lukey__b 29 Jun 2012 01:49:38 3,716 posts
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    Don't do anything completely mental. No, wait. Do something completely mental.

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  • zombehgeek999 1 Jul 2012 21:20:19 8 posts
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    @DDevil dispraxia affects my spelling and writing
  • maniac_mouse 2 Jul 2012 01:12:12 59 posts
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    How are you going to make money off this? Pay per view, ads or donations?
    I wish your endeavour well btw, I have experience of your condition, and its can be quite debilitating at times.
  • GuiltySpark 2 Jul 2012 02:44:41 6,461 posts
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    24 hours has more meaning to it than 21 hours, just so you know.

    Get bent.

  • MrTomFTW Moderator 2 Jul 2012 06:58:39 39,382 posts
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    @zombehgeek999 Yes, that has been established. But Dyspraxia also affects fine motor control and the speech and language centres of the brain. Like I said my friend's brother has it and whenever I saw him it would take 10 minutes to get past the "hello, how are you?" stage.

    So like I say, admirable that you want to talk on a stream for 21 hours, but that's one hell of a car crash in the making.

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  • zombehgeek999 2 Jul 2012 15:41:14 8 posts
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    @DDevil it afeects ppl in diffrent ways for me its spelling and writting
  • zombehgeek999 2 Jul 2012 15:42:52 8 posts
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    @GuiltySpark 24 hours is to mainstream plus thats the longestive stayed awake
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