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    Apparently, when i speak in my normal voice, i am speaking very quietly. If i shout someones name and they are a few meters away, its unlikely they will hear me. If the room is noisy and I speak, my voice probably gets about 10cm out of my mouth then jut dissapears.

    How can I improve how far my voice travels? (This isn't a riddle btw)
    If i speak loud to someone next to me, it feels like i am shouting and i don't feel comfortable.

    The worst thing is i cant tell how loud my voice!
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    What?

    Actually I have a similar problem sometimes because my voice is quite deep. If there's any background noise I really have to project my voice to be heard.
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    Record yourself if you sound quiet, keep increasing your voice, until you feel that's the 'pitch/level' for you...
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    I used to have this problem. I was basically speaking so I could hear it at a normal sound level but obviously my ears are near to my mouth so others found it quiet.
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    So what do i do? Force myself to shout? (Well, what i call shouting)
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    I have a similar problem!! Except im a guy..
    And when you try to speak loudly it sounds weird..like a quiet shout.
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    (Original post by Saif95)
    I have a similar problem!! Except im a guy..
    And when you try to speak loudly it sounds weird..like a quiet shout.
    Yeah! ... What makes you think i'm not a guy? :P
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    I have a slightly similar problem.

    If there's any background noise then I usually get asked to repeat what I said. I think mine is more that I have a fairly rushed manner of talking. I find that whenever I notch up the tone and speak a tad less deep then it usually comes across easily.
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    I always find people don't understand me, but I always find I don't understand others either so perhaps it's not the same thing.
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    I have the same problem, its really annoying!
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    I have the same problem.

    A soft-spoken voice is often quite a bit nicer than a brash, shouty one if that makes you feel better.
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    Like this.
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    I'm usually good at riddles but this one has me stumped.

    Come on then, what are you meant to be?
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    I actually have this exact problem too.
    It's funny because I was a really loud/outgoing child and now I'm older everyone comments on how much quieter, shyer and more reserved I am, but I genuinely don't even realise I'm talking that quietly most of the time.
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    I have this problem too. :o:
    Maybe if you start talking louder you'll get used to it and it won't sound like you're shouting anymore. I don't know! I just make do with having to repeat myself
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    I find it especially difficult with old people. I talk to them and they don't quite hear what i said, so they repeat the bit they heard then i finish the sentance, then they say something back that isn't what i meant. I usually just give up :P

    I didn't realise so many people had the same problem :P
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    An obvious conversation killer above.
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    (Original post by Runninground)
    Yeah! ... What makes you think i'm not a guy? :P
    I assumed you were a girl too.
    I like the suggestion of recording your voice until it sounds right.
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    The same happens with me sometimes when the roll is called the teacher doesn't hear me answer and I have to repeat myself. Or I talk too quietly , but it feels like I'm shouting if I spoke louder. An when you talk normally inside your head it sounds okay and that people would be able to hear you but they don't. I sometimes speak fast though.
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    I'm the opposite, my mum is always telling me to be quiet when I think I'm just speaking normally.

    I have a pretty deep voice and apparently I'm always loud :O
 
 
 
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