[SOLVED] Transcription requests without videos?

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Otter? Otter!
Joined: 19.09.2016
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It just occurred to me... What if you want to submit a transcription request of a song that doesn't have a video?
Do you fill the form as usual but input a random video in the required field and then explain the situation in the comments and provide an external link to the audio? Do you have to create a separate thread for it or something? What is the adequate procedure?

Editor /Languages Advocate
Joined: 18.10.2015

Dear Rezz, here are a few options you can choose from.

1. If you have an audio source you may create your video and submit it for transcription as a regular request.
2. You can ask users to create a video for you (there are some who can do it) You may need to start a new forum thread or stay here
3. You may give a link to your audio source and ask for a transcription here, on the forum, without any request submission. Regular smile

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

Doing as you described in your first comment would also be fine, as long as you make clear the why.

Before, there also was a work-around where you could again remove that wrong video later, leaving you with a video-less request, but that doesn't seem to be possible anymore.

Editor /Languages Advocate
Joined: 18.10.2015

The simplest thing is to give your link here and we'll see what we can do. Regular smile

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

Sure, but technically it would be against the website rules Wink smile

Otter? Otter!
Joined: 19.09.2016

Thank you two for the help! It's truly appreciated Regular smile

I think I'll just input a different video (can't actually make one of my own because of copyright) and link the audio in the comments. Better safe than sorry!
I'll also try to delete the video afterwards and see if it works.

EDIT: Made the request and was able to delete the video.

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