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WannabeSQ
Mar 1, 2005, 04:03 AM
I went with an iPod Mini over a shuffle, I just couldn't pass up the price/capacity ratio. I do however miss the autoload option, and would like to make some sort of playlist to emulate a shuffle. I know I can use smart playlists to create a random list of songs, but how do I get it to change every time I sync the iPod?

Any other ideas on this? Or should I just buy a shuffle as well? Then i'd have my own iPod family, I also have a 40GB 4G model, which soon will be warrantied to be a 60GB iPod Photo...



john1123
Mar 1, 2005, 06:06 AM
I remeber having heard of a hack that does this, however i can't remember where :o

WannabeSQ
Mar 4, 2005, 02:40 PM
There's gotta be some way to make a custom smart playlist that changes every time the iPod docks, then syncs with all new songs. Any ideas?

watcher2001
Mar 11, 2005, 03:15 AM
I am new to the ipod world so you may be able to help me out. What I want is to be able to make my playlists shuffle. Right now they just play inline.

pgc6000
Mar 11, 2005, 06:57 PM
I went with the mini over the shuffle too, but doesn't it come with a shuffle feature?

WannabeSQ
Mar 11, 2005, 10:10 PM
I am new to the ipod world so you may be able to help me out. What I want is to be able to make my playlists shuffle. Right now they just play inline.

In the settings menu there is an option to shuffle the songs, and also on the main menu of the iPod there is a "shuffle songs" selection

I was referring to a playlist that works like the shuffle does, randomly loading songs upon each syncronization. My 40gig holds my whole collection, but I would like a playlist that has a few hundred songs that keep randomizing. I set up a playlist that picks random songs, but I don't know how to trigger it to re pick the songs every time I plug in the iPod.

watcher2001
Mar 11, 2005, 11:48 PM
Thanks, I do not know how I missed that the first time around...