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post #1 of 33
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Question 1) How many songs in your iPod?

Question 2) Have you ever filled up your iPod with only songs and no data?


Just curious.

Back to long time ago when I acquired the 5GB iPod I really had trouble filling it up with just songs. I tried so hard and I only filled up around 2.1GB of space with 382 songs...and many of them are crap songs that I don't bother listen to.

I am now using a Samsung Yepp player with 256MB storage and still having hard time filling it up. Call me nuts but I really can't
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post #2 of 33
1557 songs, 6.5 gb and still have some CDs that I haven't ripped yet.
post #3 of 33
You can't fill a 256 MB MP3 player?

"You're a strange animal, that's what I know...."

Whoa. That song just popped up out of nowhere. It's that damn iPod in my mind!! (thanks again for that link, Flounder)

Seriously though man, I have 16GB of tunes right now, and I'd say at least 10 are MUST HAVE.

You are certainly not iPod material.
post #4 of 33
I've ripped over 60 GB of CDs so my little 15 GB iPod is always rotating its stock. I don't hold more than a few megs of backup on the drive either.
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post #5 of 33
My first iPod, a 5GB, was filled completely and I had about 500MB that I couldn't fit on it.

Now my MP3 collection has grown to about 6.5GB but my new 10GB iPod handles it fine.
post #6 of 33
I currently have about 4.5 gigs on my 15. I've probably got 2 gigs more that I haven't gotten around to putting in yet.
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post #7 of 33
5226 songs on my 30g iPod, taking up a little over 20g of space.
post #8 of 33
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How can you guys have so many songs?!

Even on my tower there are only 529 songs.....but I do listen to net radio all the time.
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post #9 of 33
I have abour 1200 songs on 6.5 GB, give or take. It's a lot of partial CDs but I'm tending to import an entire CD as soon as I buy it now. That is, if I buy a CD in the first place.
post #10 of 33
I have 1692 songs and a bunch of TV episodes of Firefly and Family Guy. Also software updates/cool movies/small programs. 18GB free on my 30 GB iPod.
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post #11 of 33
My 5 giger is essentially full. There's probably enough space for a couple new songs but not enough for a full album. Too bad since there are quite a few more CDs I'd like to rip. Should've gone for the 10 gig!
post #12 of 33
My 10 gig iPod is always crammed with mp3s and rotating them, with a full cycle completing probably once every two months (although some essentials stay on there forever). Right now, I have 10737 songs (51 GB) in iTunes, and that's not nearly half of what I have. To be honest, I'm holding off the purchase of a new iPod untill they seriously up the capacity. 30 gigs just ain't gonna do it for me. And that may be showing off, or else, incriminating me, but untill you all came out, I had never thought it was possible that there are people carrying around a half full, or even less than half full iPod. How's that at all possible? You must be picky, Leonis!
post #13 of 33
I. 836 Songs, 2.5 days, 6.17GB on a 15GB iPod

II. no
post #14 of 33
2658 songs, 6.8 days, 15.01 GB on my 30 GB iPod. I only listen to a few hundred songs with any sort of regularity since they're almost all albums with lots of filler crap.
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post #15 of 33
About 21G of ripped music 350 in cd's but my 10g original ipod is only about 75% full.

A useful feature would ipod/itunes stats ie number of times downloaded to ipod, number of times played in full, number of times skipped by song/album/artist etc. that would allow me to rotate music more efficiently. i know i have a number of albums on my ipod that i only listen to a handful of tracks, there should be someway of showing this ...
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post #16 of 33
I have about 800 songs on my iPod (10 GB), it still has about 2 Gb of space left. I might have some data on it, cannot check, as I don't have a mac yet.
post #17 of 33
~800 songs at any given time on my 5gig, never a free byte (ok, I suppose there may a free byte, but it's as full as I can get it). I'm working on re-encoding my collection because I had to format my HD when I partitioned for Panther. I'm waiting until this iPod dies before I go BIG.
post #18 of 33
I have ripped 13 GB to my PowerBook. I've got a long way to go. Keep in mind I have about 2000 CDs. My girlfriend has another 500 I don't have.

I understand Leonis' dilemma. There are only so many Sarah Brightman and Loreena McKennitt songs out there.
post #19 of 33
1) about 3000 something, of which some are over 70-80 minutes long.
2) yes
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post #20 of 33
i have 2721, 7.8 Days, 10.99GB. I used to use the remaining giggage on my 20Giger with seasons 1-13 of the Simpsons episodes (totally, around 9Gigs). I cut a few seasons when i needed some space. Then cut all of them recently when my hd was nearing disaster. I have my old ~/Library and various files still on there, incase my main drive goes.

p.s. i love responding to people's questions on the ipod around work. "How much can it hold?" "I have about 8 days of music on it now." "8 hours, that's pretty good." "8 days. And its only half full." "Wow."
post #21 of 33
2,034 songs. 8.8 GB
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post #22 of 33
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You guys are insane
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post #23 of 33
Quote:
Originally posted by Leonis
You guys are insane

Quite probably. My numbers:

1996 Songs. 9.2gig.

I wish I had an iPod bigger that 10gig--I swap out songs almost nightly. Of course, I've been collecting CD's since 86 or so, and have over 2000 discs. I also subscribe to eMusic, and I like to download and listen to older music or experimental music that I might not listen to a lot, but like to learn from.

I love my iPod, before it I used to carry around 20-30 cds into work. Now, I just have my sleek little buddy.
post #24 of 33
1) 1603 Songs
2) I still have 6GB free on my 15GB iPod, but I am reluctant to rip the last aprox. 100 CD's until I find an AAC encoder for my PC or I get my first Mac. (I think I will get the next 15" Powerbook)

I am already thinking that I should have bought the 30 GB iPod.
post #25 of 33
I have ~60 GB of music on my powerbook and firewire drives, but only about 855 songs, or 6.9 GB, on my 1 wk old 15 GB ipod.
post #26 of 33
1: aprox 1000 songs 3.3 GB on my 10 Gigger
2: Haven't filled it yet, but give me a week or two.

I've got a few image files on there that I've transported for friends that I let use my scanner that didn't have any media. Before I had an ISP for my home I'd download software updates to it and take them home. Damn handy.
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post #27 of 33
1) 778 songs (3.98GB) inside my 10GB iPod (2nd gen.)
2) Never.
post #28 of 33
1. About 500 songs or about 2 GB on my 10 GB Ipod. I love the Ipod. I love it so much that it helped me to decide to switch over to Apple computers. I am hoping that the new PB come out soon so that I can start my switch to Apple soon.

2. No data as of yet.
post #29 of 33
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Quote:
Originally posted by tonton

I understand Leonis' dilemma. There are only so many Sarah Brightman and Loreena McKennitt songs out there.


Hey Mr Ton!

I do listen to many artists. I always have the iTunes on everytime when my tower is on and there are like over 1800 songs but a lot of them aren't my favourite

When I am heading out I find it better to have something to listen while waiting for the bus or on the transit. But I don't want to listen to the same songs that I listen at home again and again and again....especially to those I am not 100% enjoying.

That's why I only put the songs I REALLY like on my Yepp and the number is always around 50-55....which my Yepp can handle without problems....
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post #30 of 33
My 10 GB iPod carries around 3 gigs of music rotating it continously. the rest of the space, i use it to store movies, porn, and more porn...movies.
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post #31 of 33
I just got my wife an iPod last night for our anniversary and we put our whole iTunes music library onto it. 4GB for 908 songs. She has a lot of ripping to do now.
post #32 of 33
1. 655 songs or roughly 3GB.

2. Nope not even close. Currently only about 7.5 out of 30 GB is used. The other 4.5 GB is mainly work stuff so it easy to transport.
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post #33 of 33
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Quote:
Originally posted by Outsider
I just got my wife an iPod last night for our anniversary


Ha! I thought you're broke
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