Statisticians have all the fun

As of about now, I have listened to my music collection for a sum stretch of 19 weeks, 2 days, 4 hours, 46 minutes and 34 seconds. Thereabouts. That’s about 4200 songs with a total play count of 49,855… 49,856, given one just finished playing while I wrote that. So a little under 12 plays per song, on average. Last time I recorded these stats, that I can find, was back in May of last year, on the 20th. At that point, my play count was 37,093, with a total listening time of a little over 14 weeks. So in the 9 months, 14 days, 9 hours, 11 minutes and 58 seconds since then, I’ve spent roughly 4 weeks, 6 days, 20 hours, 14 minutes and 34 seconds listening to my music (ostensibly). That equates to around 12% of my life during that period (18% if you discount time spent sleeping).

Not really that much… at least, not as much as I’d expected. Two hours and 53 minutes a day, roughly. I listened to music quite a bit at work for the first … what was it? Six months? I dunno… anyway, the first little while I was there, before I moved into my office and could do away with headphones. I still listen to music at home, some of the time, and occasionally in the evenings at work after F2 goes home..

And in the car, though that’ll end soon enough given how the weather’s improving. It’s still pretty cool by the time I leave at night, but it’s at least tolerable now. Soon enough I’ll dust off ye ol’ bicycle.

I shall try to keep track, and pick out lucky song #50,000, if I can. I guess it’s not quite as exciting as watching the iPhone stopwatch tick over to 1,000 hours, but, hey, I do what I can. ;)

Also, I swear I’m not obsessive-compulsive. ;)

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