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Can Someone Tell Me What They Are Saying?

Post by joe323 »

I apologize in advance but a friend of mine has a problem and I thought an expert here might have some advice. He picked this up on his home protection camera but can't make out what is being said and neither can I.

https://file.io/0ggjq24zbTSE

I hear, "Does anyone even live here?" And "Yeah, he's there." Then "This package came to my place" and "You know how that goes" and "Some people, I guess."

There have been burglaries recently and last year he had his car stolen. I asked him if he thinks maybe this recent episode is someone trying to case his place and he said maybe.

If anyone can make out what is being said and let me know (or point me in the right direction to enhance the audio so the sound can be understood assuming that's even possible) I'd appreciate it very much.

Thank you,

Joe
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Re: Can Someone Tell Me What They Are Saying?

Post by zenguitar »

Welcome to the SOS forums.

First, your link points to a file that is unavailable.

Second, forensic audio is a very specialist area. There is no simple app to do what you require simply, but there are professional tools that an experienced operator can use which may aid clarity.

However, if the recording does have people potentially "casing the joint" the correct action is to take the recording to the Police and allow them to do their job and investigate properly.

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Thank you for your response. Don't know how the file got deleted. Here it is again.

https://www.soundonsound.com/forum/view ... hp?t=82747

The police said they won't do anything since no crime took place. And in the case of the stolen car he was told they do not investigate property crimes like that unless they are part of a larger crime like a homicide. For stolen cars all they do is put the car description on a hot sheet for the beat officers in case they come across them.
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Oops! It appears that you've accidentally linked back to this topic instead of the file you intended. Easily done when you have several sites open.

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Post by joe323 »

Thank you for pointing that out. I am sorry about that. I have been under a lot of stress lately and it is starting to take its toll.

Hopefully this one will work https://file.io/Vsq4gGwPGtWH
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Re: Can Someone Tell Me What They Are Saying?

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Sorry, that file keeps getting removed. I don't know why. It is only about 10MB. I tried a different hosting service so hopefully it stays up.

https://www.mediafire.com/file/wbriffp2 ... d.wav/file

Also, regarding what is said, it is from two people. One dropping off a package and the other was someone loitering around the place.

I think I hear the loiterer "Yeah, he's there" then I can't understand the rest of the sentence. And later, I think I hear the loiterer say "He will come out" and maybe "for you" but I am not sure. Then the other guy I think says, "If I leave." I can't understand anything else said after the package guy saying "some people, I guess."

My friend doesn't know either of them, but he has seen the loiterer on several occasions although the loiterer never entered the camera's field of view.
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