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Poor Google Voice

emelvee 2,041 December 18, 2009 at 08:38 AM
It tries to figure out the southern accent of the guy calling from our daughter's school:

how the speech-to-text comes out:
Quote :
everyday this week and will be open tonight until 6 o'clock on Thursday. Not until 7 o'clock 3 5 80 A G Night is tonight from 6 until 7:30 on Thursday December the 3rd. We will have a second grape at night and it will begin at 6 o'clock on December the 9th. We have early release on december the 21st. We have wonder fast and that's pajamas that years go...
what the guy actually said:
Quote :
...every day this week and will be open tonight until 6 o'clock and Thursday night until 7 o'clock. Our 3-5 EOG night is tonight from 6:00 until 7:30. On Thursday, December the 3rd, we will have our 2nd grade parent night and it will begin at 6 o'clock. On December the 9th, we have early release. On December the 21st, we have winter fest and that's pajama day here at school...
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Quote from emelvee View Post :
It tries to figure out the southern accent of the guy calling from our daughter's school:

how the speech-to-text comes out:


what the guy actually said:
At least you were able to figure out the message. Are you going to start a google-to-english service?
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I always have MY second grape at night. Dontknow
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Quote from veritableqndry View Post :
I always have MY second grape at night. Dontknow
Are those FD's grapes?
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They mess up Klingon too. Mad








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Quote from appleyum View Post :
At least you were able to figure out the message. Are you going to start a google-to-english service?
I had to play the .wav file to figure out what the guy was saying.
Scratchchin I'll bet a google-to-english service would be in demand, especially in certain parts of the country with heavy accents.
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I've gotten hell for the way it translates the VMs I've left, also Blush
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Quote from Brynn View Post :
I've gotten hell for the way it translates the VMs I've left, also Blush
how does it translate a moan?
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how does it translate a moan?
Same way it translates 911? Stick Out Tongue
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Quote from emelvee View Post :
I had to play the .wav file to figure out what the guy was saying.
Scratchchin I'll bet a google-to-english service would be in demand, especially in certain parts of the country with heavy accents.
It doesn't like Irish accents either.

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1559859
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Quote from Zoe Moon View Post :
It doesn't like Irish accents either.

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1559859
laugh out loud
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Quote from emelvee View Post :
how does it translate a moan?
Heyyy Mad
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Quote from emelvee View Post :
I had to play the .wav file to figure out what the guy was saying.
Scratchchin I'll bet a google-to-english service would be in demand, especially in certain parts of the country with heavy accents.
Got anything for those of us that are cultured, but stuck down here in the hicks?
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Quote from msgal67belle View Post :
Got anything for those of us that are cultured, but stuck down here in the hicks?
That's kind of what I meant...the locals understand each other. We've been here about 4 1/2 years, and I still have a problem understanding most people that grew up here.


and you.... cultured? Roll



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