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Thomas Farias
Mar 02, 21:38 in ToneGym Cafe
Concerns about games that require you to sing:

I've been a tone gym user for a few months now and I've really been enjoying the listening games, but I've stayed away from the singing games because I'm worried that my computer mic is not good enough to accurately pick up the pitch and I don't want to learn wrong.

Has anyone else had this concern/what alleviated it for you?

Thank you
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james keller
Mar 03, 05:50
I’d suggest trying it and seeing if it’s accurate
You could also test it with an instrument or another person for feedback
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Denis Marák
Mar 03, 11:08
You can also test with an online tuner for example.
Also another quick suggestion: I don't have my mic permanently plugged in and I'm lazy to do so for those few exercises per day, so when I'm doing singing exercises, I just load tonegym on my smartphone and do those there.
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ToneGym
Mar 03, 10:25 in ToneGym Official
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ToneGym
Mar 03, 02:38 in ToneGym Official
Congrats @Robert Sta-Maria for winning the Silver Ears Award!
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Colin Aiken
Mar 03, 04:04
Congrats!
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ToneGym
Mar 02, 23:33 in ToneGym Official
Congrats @Jesse Lyons for winning the Golden Ears Award!
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will ward
Mar 03, 00:00
quick progress, congratulations
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Colin Aiken
Mar 03, 02:08
Fantastic, my friend!
Congrats @C. J. Murray for winning the Golden Ears Award!
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Terri Winters
Mar 02, 14:17
I'm in awe of you!
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Kathy Anderson
Mar 02, 21:40
Good for You!
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Jesse Lyons
Mar 02, 23:00
Woooohooooo!!!! Great job!
Congrats @Sonia Janion for completing the 'Music Theory Basics' program!
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Colin Aiken
Mar 02
Good work!
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Kathy Anderson
Mar 02, 21:40
Nice job!
Congrats @Rebekah Greig for winning the Golden Ears Award!
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Terri Winters
Mar 02, 14:20
That's so awesome - major achievement!!
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Cuantas Vacas
Mar 02, 20:13
Congrats! Now for the blue one!
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Kathy Anderson
Mar 02, 21:39
Good for you!
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Ken Wilkens
Mar 02, 13:07 in ToneGym Cafe
Just curious if anyone else is missing badges on their profile?

I’ve been missing my “complete collection” badge and TG Hero badge for quite some time.

Maybe my Profile is a problem child or something - but wonder how many people experience this?
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Terri Winters
Mar 02, 20:15
Bummer! I only have 2 badges and they're still displaying.
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Cuantas Vacas
Mar 02, 20:20
I haven't had such experience, but I've seen other members' reports from time to time...I only miss a few medals I lost in the last minute!
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Kathy Anderson
Mar 02, 21:39
I have been missing my complete collections badge too - not sure what to do about it
It took me 9 months to get to level 5 in Calibrator. 😅
Even motivating me to do the execrise was hard, let alone failing repeatedly at this low level.
But eventually there is progress.
Level 6, I'm comming 💪
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Jesse Lyons
Mar 02
You got this!!!!
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Dima G
Mar 02
you get a red star at level 100 for this game, but the difficulty doesn't really change much after about level 10.
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Terri Winters
Mar 02, 14:19
This was a hard one for me, too. Just the amount of time to get through it & the concentration it takes make it hard. You got level 6 and beyond - stick with it!
Hey guys. I need your help identifying if I'm deaf or if somebody is wrong. I try to distinguish the difference between minor 6th and minor 7th intervals as this is my biggest pain for now. To do that, I decided to use the Interval memorizer here on the platform. Some dude uploaded the Black Orpheus theme as a reference for the minor 6th interval, but I'm 100% sure that I hear the minor 7th. Please, help to understand if I'm wrong or right, or I'll loose my mind
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Cuantas Vacas
Mar 01
My definitive go-to reference for m6 has always been 'The Entertainer', AKA the main theme for 'The Sting' (worth watching this masterpiece of celluloid if you still haven't), a delicious rag composed by Scott Joplin. After the intro, the gap between 3rd and 4th notes is an m6 interval and it goes up & down from there, so it's very easy to get both directions printed on your brain/ears!