What do the sounds mean?

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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby xteejx » Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:28 pm

Could that be you upgraded from a beta and the friend did a fresh install?

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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby xteejx » Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:48 am

How strange!
I expect the voice to be different but the actual sounds...
Don't blame you at all for not spotting that one.

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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby xteejx » Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:48 pm

Hehe :-)

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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby xteejx » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:45 am

About time you got that LCD fixed ;-)

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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby youncs » Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:28 am

I'm not 100% on this, haven't been using Waze very long, but the two *sounds* I hear that don't correspond to on-screen prompts are:

a. Waze rerouting, either due to you passing a turn or street it was directing you toward or Waze losing your correct GPS position (Cell phone GPS's aren't very accurate. If you look at GPS points in the map editor you will see user GPS tracks all over the place) which can result in *multiple* reroutes until it fixes your position again, or -

b. Driving over "road candy", i.e. a points reward for meeting certain criteria. *Note, your vehicle icon will change briefly when you "eat" "road candy". It may also do this when "munching" (driving over unverified roads - shown on map as roads with consecutive blue dots.) Your vehicle icon will appear as a "pac-man-like" icon when "munching".

As far as I'm aware, any other audible cues will appear with a prompt on the display (i.e. hazard ahead, etc.)

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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby youncs » Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:27 pm

I think the cork noise is when road candy appears on the map,

then a ring-a-ling sound when you drive over it.
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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby youncs » Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:31 am

That would be brilliant wouldn't it?

Location-based audible advertizing.

Drive by a bowling alley you hear pins falling,
by a water park - water splashing,
and by a McDonalds, a heart monitor flat-lining :lol:
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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby youncs » Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:55 am

xteejx wrote:Lmfao!! Ok I almost made a puddle on the floor reading that.... :-(
The pop is indeed the road sweet popping up, and if you drove over it you'd have heard the congratulations soundbite.

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You only thought it was funny because I used the word "brilliant". :lol:

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Re: What do the sounds mean?

Postby youncs » Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:32 am

If you pass up that candy is it gone forever?

I've ignored them in the past when they pop where I'm not driving assuming they will re-pop in my path at some point.
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