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Annoying accents on CBT Video's

Discussion in 'The Lounge - Off Topic' started by Asterix, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Asterix

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    Are the only good trainers in this world born with the most anoying accents? I understand that most training vid companies are american (trainsignal, VTC, CBT, Testout) and therefore the accents are 'Foreign' to my english self but geez! Dont get me wrong, i love this style of training to compliment traditional book study, but my GF makes me sit at the other end of the house with headphones on and i fully understand why :cry: Anyway im off to do some more CBT watching, now i have finished posting my rants and let off some steam from my 3 hour session this eve :twisted:
     
  2. derkit

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    I understand what you're saying there mine is exactly the same - its good she's deaf/hard-of-hearing as she can just switch her hearing-aids off (her words not mine! :biggrin)
     
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  3. Asterix

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    Unfortunately mine didnt come fitted with a hearing aid! Would be really convienient for lots of situations if she did tho :p
     
  4. SimonD

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    Thats why you need an office :D
     
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  5. Asterix

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    Simon, You are right again! Maybe one day :(
     
  6. SimonD

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    But mate, if you have a garden with some space in it then you can build an office (wooden building don't need planning permission).
     
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  7. Phoenix
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    yeah man the Shed Office was pretty popular back in the UK, I know a ton of people who built them
    even over here! as people start using their spare rooms for ya know, kids and stuff!


    Speaking of CBT, I got given a free copy of TrainSignals new vSphere Pro series when I was at PEX by David Davis, im pretty chuffed and need to actually go watch it all :)
     
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  8. Asterix

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    thats the problemo :P nice thought tho, maybe one day!
     
  9. kevndcks

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    Oh so a few people have come across the distinct accents. Only in CBT will you find pronunciations "rout-er" and "dart-a", fun times.
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2010
  10. DapperDan

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    When I was studying for my A+, James Conrad on the CBT Nuggets vids for that cert tried too hard to be funny! I remember him cracking a joke about FDDI sense and 50 (Fiddy) Cent :dry! One of them jokes that it's so bad it's funny :).

    When watching the Network+(2009) stuff, Michael Shannon's voice is very one-tone and hard to sit through. I managed it in the end, but boy it was hard!
     
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  11. danielno8

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    I think Jeremy Ciora (sp?) is brilliant.
     
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  12. BrizoH

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    Seconded, his CCNA videos are very good
     
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  13. kevndcks

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    That is standup comedy at its best in the IT world. One word for that joke: EPIC.
     
  14. JamesCG

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    dude the guy that does the preplogic videos is American, ha ha! I think its preplogic.com. I used them a while back and the videos are pretty cool. Don't know if things have changed now.
     
  15. Modey

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    I was using a Trainsignal set of video's recently, and the guy was American which I have no problem with. But he did this stupid chuckle after almost anything he said and it really drove me up the wall.

    I still hear it in my nightmares! :)
     
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