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Is there a target time/day for releasing new podcasts? It seems like they are getting released later and later as we go on.

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It's about 6 to 8 days. – random Sep 17 '09 at 15:21
    
it happens when Jeff feeds Joel enough waffles, then a podcast pops out. The problem is, it's taking more and more waffles as time goes on so it may take more time. – Nathan Koop Sep 17 '09 at 15:41

There's a lot of work involved in doing a regular podcast, especially when it's a secondary-focus to your day. I'm sure Joel and Jeff are both rather busy doing other things. As such, let's just be patient and wait on their terms.

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I'm sure thats the case. I was just wondering if we should continue to expect them fairly early on Thursdays or is it more like it gets here when it gets here? – Rob Allen Sep 17 '09 at 15:42
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I have tons of podcasts I subscribe to, so I don't really have any void to fill. When they come in, I listen. Until then, I listen to others :) – Sampson Sep 17 '09 at 16:17

The podcasts are generally released on Wed night/Thurs mornings, they've been a bit delayed last week, and this week. I believe that this is because of DevDays planning etc... As Jonathan points point, it does take a lot of work to put these together.

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They have to take some time to retighten the string between their tin cans after each podcast. Otherwise they won't get a clear enough signal and all we'll hear is static and someone munching on their sandwich.

The string itself slackens over the week and it takes a bit of time to get it taught again before unleashing another scintillating episode on the going ons of the Stack Overflow empire.

joel and jeff

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Joel is great, but Jeff needs more beard. – balpha Sep 17 '09 at 15:55
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As you know, the image is cc-wiki licensed. – random Sep 17 '09 at 16:02
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if only you could turn that image into a count-down app... – Rob Allen Sep 17 '09 at 17:37

The delay is most likely because Jeff has been sick for the last few days:

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No twitter at the office. I'll take your word for it. – Rob Allen Sep 17 '09 at 16:41

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