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Audio - The Guitar Never Stops (1976-1988) - 30 The Torture Never Stops live guitar solos - 144.29 (br1tag)
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Post 2015-04-28 18:08   [Quote] 
Thanks for the beautiful maximalism.
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Post 2015-04-30 02:14   [Quote] 
thanks with this I will drive a few of my friends insane. but for me it will be total bliss that will lead me to that catatonic state..................... you all know the rest.
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Post 2015-04-30 11:12   [Quote] 
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However, the normal way to punctuate hours, minutes, and/or seconds in English is with a colon.

I would argue that the traditional way is to use ' and " to denote minutes and seconds respectively. As far as decimals go, does anyone know who started this ridiculous swapping of , and . when writing numbers? And do european calculators have a . key or a , key for entering decimal fractions?

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Post 2015-04-30 15:10   [Quote] 
Incredible! Nice one br1tag!
How about a Wild Love Guitar solo package?

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Post 2015-04-30 16:13   [Quote] 
TOGFIADO wrote:
I would argue that the traditional way is to use ' and " to denote minutes and seconds respectively

I said "normal" (in my experience), not "traditional" (dating back to previous generations). Perhaps I also needed to specify North American English. But in my experience, ' and " are used for feet and inches and for minutes and seconds as subdivisions of a degree. I've seen ' and " for minutes and seconds as subdivisions of an hour, but not frequently. Certainly the convention on North American audio recordings is to express durations with a colon.
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Post 2015-04-30 21:04   [Quote] 
drdork wrote:
TOGFIADO wrote:
I would argue that the traditional way is to use ' and " to denote minutes and seconds respectively

I said "normal" (in my experience), not "traditional" (dating back to previous generations). Perhaps I also needed to specify North American English. But in my experience, ' and " are used for feet and inches and for minutes and seconds as subdivisions of a degree. I've seen ' and " for minutes and seconds as subdivisions of an hour, but not frequently. Certainly the convention on North American audio recordings is to express durations with a colon.

Sorry should have started by saying I agreed with what you said about normal (but we can't use a colon for technical reasons, apparently). Using ' and " as subdivisions of a degree is, I imagine, where they were first used to define minutes and seconds and their use was gradually applied to minutes and seconds of time too. 3 CDs checked at random all used the colon as a separator (no surprise there then).
And thanks Br1tag for yet another interesting compilation (sorry I omitted this before).

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Post 2015-05-22 12:01   [Quote] 
drdork wrote:

....the normal way to punctuate hours, minutes, and/or seconds in English is with a colon


According to a book I read on grammar recently, the use of the colon : for time is wrong and only became commonplace in the 1990s (with the advent of MS Office ?)

The traditionally correct way is the dot .

I'll reference the book later if you like - but it's on my kindle and I can't be bothered to walk up three flights of stairs to fetch it.

EDIT

Actually a quick look through my Amazon history tells me it must be this one:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Lingo-Language-Spotters-Guide-Europe/dp/1781254168

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Post 2015-10-15 15:25   [Quote] 
Many Many thanks for all these great sets...appreciated.
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Post 2016-06-15 15:14   [Quote] 
thanks again br1tag, your covers are pretty nice too Smile

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Post 2016-07-24 09:06   [Quote] 
thank you, brilliant Smile))
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Post 2017-06-01 19:49   [Quote] 
Can't say thank you enough for this
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Post 2017-06-01 20:02   [Quote] 
Thank You For keeping This Up
Can't wait to give this a listen (-:
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