... Itunes doesnt actually "shuffle", does it?

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  1. arikado

    arikado New Member

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    itunes DOES NOT shuffle. It simply generates an automatic order once you load it.

    Example:
    If i have 5 songs,
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    I click 3. The order goes like this when i reach the end.

    3 > 2 > 4 > 1 > 5

    Random, yes. Now i just stop playing completely.
    I now click 4. It goes like this now.

    4 > 1 > 5

    What the hell? This is the same order as the last one.
    How do u actually get it to shuffle DIFFERENT times?
  2. ThatGEEKFreak

    ThatGEEKFreak Active Member

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    Do you care that much? I mean you must have at least 100 songs, make different play lists etc.
  3. Meikura

    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    OMFG! Ring Apple and complain!
    Tell them you want your money back!
  4. tat.zizzy

    tat.zizzy Member

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    i havn't seen someone so pissed off coz itunes cannot shuffle! by the way...how many people use the shuffle feature? i like to select the song i wanna listen to rather that hope and pray that itunes will put it next in the shuffle list!

    if u do want so much shuffling go buy an ipod shuffle! lol! wat u doing with a touch?

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  5. simonrichards150

    simonrichards150 New Member

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    THAT IS SHUFFLE.

    If you shuffle a deck of cards, do they randomly change order if you start looking at a different place in the deck? No!
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    OP have much to learn with force he must

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  7. iPoTH4CK3R

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    I actually use shuffle almost every single time. I have a lot of music and I love it all, so It's nice, imo, to just hear whatever.

    I am very indecisive.
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    Steaps New Member

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    I don't see how you guys don't care. Sure the OP is over exaggerating this a bit, but Apple should have implemented an actual shuffle.

    Unless you are not starting a new shuffle [Closing, then re-opening iTunes will do it (There are probably other ways, meh.)] when you move songs.
  9. simonrichards150

    simonrichards150 New Member

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    iTunes is shuffling just right, it seems to be a Layer 8 error.

    This is an actual shuffle.

    It's shuffle, not random.

    That's why it's called shuffle.
  10. SkylarEC

    SkylarEC Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    Exactly. When you hit shuffle, iTunes creates a plist of your songs in a random order. It will then play those songs in the random order it generated.

    And to reiterate, "Shuffle," not "Random Play."

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