Category Archives: Cup of Coffee

The “Cup of Coffee” is the daily post where the Citizens are free to chat about whatever they want. Topics that prove sufficiently popular often migrate to their own, dedicated post.

March 9, 2023: 1.25x

I have a watch that connects to my phone, and every so often it causes a podcast I'm listening to to accidently bump up in speed. I know we've talked about this(/I brought it up) before, but I still don't get how people can casually listen to speech at anything more than a normal speed. I mean, I get why some people do it, but I just can't. I'm aurally sensitive in a way than anything more than 1x (or also less than, I suppose) is just too distracting for me to listen to.