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*URGENT* :) Ideas for a better TIMGUL

Started by .:DJ Droppin:., December 26, 2009, 07:27:44 am

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December 26, 2009, 07:27:44 am Last Edit: December 26, 2009, 07:31:46 am by .:DJ Droppin:.
It's not hard to admit that TIMGUL has taken a bit of a nose dive the past several months, but instead of rehashing the same things over and over again let's now focus on what we can do to make TIMGUL better. Please feel free to post any ideas or comments on what you think would make TIMGUL better.

Mine is to incorporate a Flash/Media player on the main page as well as in each artists individual profile. I have told many people online about TIMGUL and the main feedback I get from them is "I really wish there were a music player and that I didn't have to download songs." I think that would greatly enhance not only our experience on TIMGUL, but also any new members wanting to join, and or listeners from around the World. This would also allow TIMGUL to be a bit more like other sites such as ShowcaseYourMusic as one example where every artists does have a media player. That would move TIMGUL closer in terms of modernizing it to fit with what's out there currently and what you'd be more likely to find with other various music sites. I think one could stay more up to date on a members music and current releases instead of having to hunt and search for songs that quite often once they are bumped off the main page/recent Topics-Uploads they can become buried easily where unfortunately the songs are forgotten for weeks/months and sometimes for good. If this can be done I think it's an excellent idea. I'm interested in hearing what you guys think now.

- Rob
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Casper AudioGhost

great idea rob-i really like the flash player idea-the only thing i can add at this time is that i feel this site needs to be novice friendly-this had been a main stay back in the day that beginners were encouraged and inspired and the lack of this encouragement i feel i has caused ppl to leave-so lets get back to that open minded music loving approach and embrace the newbies lol
                                                     

.:DJ Droppin:.

Thanks. Yeah we really do need to welcome all people no matter talent. It would be great to see a fresh new crew of producers... Remember we weren't always at a high level of producing ourselves... It comes in time.... Through trials and tribulations. Vast learning experiences with learning how to create your own riffs, note arrangement, volume leveling/blending, panning, etc.... A lot has changed here in TIMGUL, but the music, encouraging others, comments and leaving feedback cannot.... that's what this place is about.
Bass is a force that defies the universe of logic, time, and space. http://www.reverbnation.com/djdroppin

Sacred Virgo

i like the idea of incorporating a flash/media player. if blonde and omni agree we can defo go for it.

Casper AudioGhost

most flash players i see if u press stop button they pretty much are stopped.anyway i think we need flash players also when i joined the song links were available to unregistered guests-if this changed back our downloads would increase                                  casper

DJ_Omnimaga

For a flash player, since this forum software won't let us put them in each person profiles, my guess is that there would need a sub forum section added where everyone can ask the admin to post a topic with the Flash player embeeded into it.

It would need to have to be the admin doing the embeeding, because allowing every member to embeed flash in posts is not a good idea. Any new member who want to cause trouble may register and embeed cookie/password theft scripts, viruses or wreck the entire board/crash people's browsers.
Omnimaga/TIMGUL founder and former TI-83+/84+ BASIC/Hybrid/Axe programmer



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Koolassjoe

Ive been thinking of ways to help out. i think a "Random" song flash player on the "TIMGUL main page" would solve the music player idea. this way there would be no outside interference and all music could be streamed straight thru TIMGUL servers. don't know if its possible or costly or how music uploaded or hosted outside of TIMGUL would work.

Ive been thinking of a way to get a TIMGUL youtube video link thread started. Really if you type in the words "youtube" in the search box you'll find all post with and w/o youtube video links. its kinda hard to get thru so i been messing w some ideas.
Looking for info i stumble across this page...

http://video.earthvista.com/TIMGUL/

So my idea is to do something like this here. Maybe a main "Video" section in the forum boards would be beneficial to new users who are youtube ready. I know there are tons of videos so I was really going to just post a thread with links on it but then after going thru some i felt that there should be more than just links on a page. Theres artists info and genres and even the video selection varies a bit. From generator screen videos to tutorials and experiments. To top it off many artists here post a song thru youtube instead of directly. i didnt want to make a thread that was over the top or beyond my ability so what do u guys think?

::CMG (UTOPIA)::

Quote from: Koolassjoe on September 27, 2010, 05:03:45 am
http://video.earthvista.com/TIMGUL/

So my idea is to do something like this here. Maybe a main "Video" section in the forum boards would be beneficial to new users who are youtube ready. I know there are tons of videos so I was really going to just post a thread with links on it but then after going thru some i felt that there should be more than just links on a page. Theres artists info and genres and even the video selection varies a bit. From generator screen videos to tutorials and experiments. To top it off many artists here post a song thru youtube instead of directly. i didnt want to make a thread that was over the top or beyond my ability so what do u guys think?


That's not a bad idea considering I've been uploadin my songs on YouTube as well anyways (with still images also made by me), something like that would be pretty cool for like a main page instead of the home page this place has going now.  Just have an artists section (at least ones that have been active on TIMGUL), and then have a layout similar to that, where the aritsts that are TIMGUL members can upload as many videos of their music as they want.

I can help with making still images (graphics) for the artists music.  This is my YouTube channel, just to give an example of what I'm talkin bout as far as still images... http://www.youtube.com/user/UTOPIACMG cause after all, it makes the song have a little more personality ;)

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