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... kay so my curiosity is getting the better of me. on average, how much time do you spend listening to music a day? constrained to time spent awake. please boost cuz i'm curious.

@lindsays before i listened to podcasts at work like 10 hours? now maybe 1.5 or 2 hours on average.

@haveheart yeah, that's super valid. podcasts are certainly a good from of "entertainment" for lack of better terms

@lindsays great passive entertainment! definitely makes my day go by quicker. but i listen to music when i walk places or get ready for my day and at the gym

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Now if you count the music in my head... 85-90%

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Yeah, I guess so. I guess as long as you hear it you're listening to it. If you happen to be able to tweak it in detail to suit your mood that's just better!

@HiRezCanDo @lindsays Oh I voted 0-25% but if you count music accompanying youtube video, video games, and music in my head I'm closer to 95% ><"

@lindsays i also include music in my head, for which i typically have no fewer than three songs running concurrently at any given waking moment

@lindsays if I didnt deal with others it jumps to close to 50%

and if my headphones break... 0% 😭

@lindsays I can't live without music, stops me feeling so horribly alone

@lindsays definitely not as much as I used to. I used to have radio or my PC's mediaplayer (#Foobar2000 at the time) on all the time while I was at home, and while I was out and about I would use an mp3 player.
Nowadays I rarely listen to music, and when I do it's usually via #Spotify.

@lindsays I have headphones on 90% of the day but most of the time I'm listening to essays or documentaries or other informative long form stuff - I listen to music 100% of my time outside though~

@lindsays From the time I get home until bed, so about six hours? It’s usually the radio though, so I’m not always really paying attention too closely. That and maybe 1-3 hours at work depending on what I’m doing

@lindsays @rey Quite a lot if you expand it to expand every form of audio content. My thoughts by themselves are scary and I need a way to mute them.

@lindsays oh gosh. it varies but i'd put myself at 3-4 hours a day on average?? i'll usually listen while walking/riding the bus and sometimes while working or writing too

@lindsays I put 50-75% but that dips down a lot if I am on an audiobook kick.

@lindsays sometimes none, sometimes probably like ten hours

@lindsays i voted 26%–50% but itʼd be higher if i remembered to put on a new album after the old one finished instead of walking around with my headphones on and nothing playing like a doofus

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I switched to podcasts and I'm either in my car or in my work truck for about 14 hrs a day... All podcasts except in rare circumstances when I want to listen to music

@lindsays 2.5 hours of music per day, including the zero music days.

@lindsays at least 50-75%, but some days much more. The right music helps me think. The right music helps me not think.

@lindsays I need to listen to music more often. Does music in your head count? 😅

@lindsays Almost always classical or jazz. The less voice the better, and nearly always classical these days.

I'd prefer more meditative (e.g., plainchant -- where voices *don't* interfere) or other early music, though I have less access to that than I'd like.

Virtually anything in the pop genres (rock & c.) interferes with thinking.

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