Bay Area get together for television program

LowBat

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bombelman said:
If allowed, I'm willing to host a nice DivX/Xvid-compressed version on my server.
Please check for proper permission and distribution regulations.

Cheers !! :)
Thanks bombelman, I'll be looking into our options.
 

Jaygnar

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I'm totally tired and don't have the mental stamina to go back and search this huge post but did anyone ever come up with a definite air time?
 

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(As show of appreciation for the DVD, let's donate to CPF! You get an icon as a bonus !!
What do you think?...:twothumbs:twothumbs:twothumbs:twothumbs:twothumbs)



TigerhawkT3 said:
Three things, then the updated list:

The DVDs will be region free. You can view them in any country.

You can stop asking how to pay me. As I said, I've gotten a managable number of requests so far, so all I ask is that you pay it forward, like I'm doing here.





If you don't specify the quantity or type of DVD you want, I'll send you one (1) of whatever type I have more of.

DM51
Wits' End (need address)
benighted
greenLED
dduane
London Lad
DonShock
jch79
 

LowBat

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dduane said:
(As show of appreciation for the DVD, let's donate to CPF! You get an icon as a bonus !!
What do you think?...:twothumbs:twothumbs:twothumbs:twothumbs:twothumbs)
The plan is to send a free copy to any CPFer who wants one. The expense of making copies and mailing them will simply be covered by a few of your fellow flashaholics who are doing so for the benefit of our community. Beside, selling copies of a copyrighted show could create a legal issue.
 

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I want to clarify that I don't know whether we'll be allowed to use the entire episode, or just the segment with CPF. DVDs could easily fit the whole episode with no extra work. YouTube would most definitely only get the segment with CPF.

Updated list:

DM51
Wits' End (need address)
benighted
greenLED
dduane
London Lad
DonShock
jch79
Aircraft800
BMRSEB
Kenom
thingsforjason

Wits' End, if you're reading this, I need your address. I just sent you a PM asking for it.
 

TigerhawkT3

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Don't worry about additional freight costs.

My PM box filled up last night, and I just emptied it a couple minutes ago. If you tried PMing me and it didn't work, try again.

DM51
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benighted
greenLED
dduane
London Lad
DonShock
jch79
Aircraft800
BMRSEB
thingsforjason
tadbik
vaism
 

ddaadd

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Man this is great!..........:grin2:

Finnaly some documented coverage with national exposure to show local folks

that I'm not the only nutcase out there!.....:poke:

This could lead to a Flashaholic Reality Series you know!.....:crackup:
 

gadget_lover

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Can you imagine a flashaholic reality show? I see the pilot episode's description as something like....

Excitement abounds as Joe checks his mailbox 6 times a day, looking for the newest Surefire to be delivered. Meanwhile, in southern California, there's a power outage. Watch as giddy flashaholics whip out their lights and brighten the neighborhood, vindicated at last. Tune in next week when Joe destroys his new Surefire in an attempt to "improve" it, followed by the arraignment of the flashaholic charged with causing the west cost power outage when he plugged in his "tank light".


:)

Daniel
 

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You forgot: ......and will one man's purchase lead to his divorce when his wife catches a glimpse of the credit card statement?
 

mtn_dance

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ddaadd said:
This could lead to a Flashaholic Reality Series you know!.....:crackup:
Have you read the Rexlight pre-order thread? Cripes, that has more drama than any Hollywood script writer could ever imagine. It is a CPF Flashaholic Reality Show in the flesh......... :ohgeez:
 

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I'm going to remove the graphic at the top of the pages for a little bit. I'll put it back up in a few days. Just wanted to let you all know... :)
 

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TigerhawkT3 said:
As LowBat mentioned that he will have access to a (presumably high-quality) DVD version, I'll be copying that, and possibly whatever other footage is appropriate. DVDs have a lot of space on them.

Since I've gotten a reasonably small number of requests so far, I have the following response to all you folks who asked how you could pay/trade for the DVD: "no need."

As for YouTube, I believe it would be legal, as our purposes seem to fall under fair use (small portion, unavailable otherwise for some of us, nonprofit, educational, etc.). I believe I will be able to get it into YouTube.

As for set-top DVD players, old models (meaning 5-10 years old) may not even be able to read burned DVDs of any sort, and therefore won't have a "+R" or "-R" sticker. I don't know about the very newest models (a year old or less), so it's possible that they can read either style. Anyhow, the DVD should still be readable on any computer with a DVD-ROM drive, though.

Please note that all this is contingent on my managing to do this. For example, if the clip comes in a weird format or something (it's happened before), I might have trouble.

I think I'll keep a little list (updated now and again) of those who want a copy. Post or PM if interested, and PM me your address. Also, tell me if you want more than one copy, and if so, how many (keep it reasonable, please :grin2: ).

DM51 (need address)
Wits' End (need address)
benighted
greenLED (need address)
dduane
gadget_lover said:
Did National Geographic give us permission to distribute copies of the show?

Daniel
Tiger,

For your protection...I recommend that you keep your lists by PM records only....as technically this is going beyond fair use if MPAA wants to make an example (like they & RIAA do all the time). Most file sharing cases were not related to someone selling them. I can almost guarantee that NGC is not going to give a release for public distribution that they do not control. YouTube will delete it for the same reason.
 

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Until we get official confirmation that we're allowed (or not allowed) to distibute copies to other CPFers, I won't do anything. How does that sound, Lux?

Oh, and I don't think YouTube would delete it - just search for "National Geographic," and you'll get lots of hits.

So here's the updated list, contingent on our receiving proper legal permission to proceed with the duplication of said materials blahblahblah:

DM51
benighted
greenLED
dduane
London Lad
DonShock
jch79
Aircraft800
BMRSEB
thingsforjason
tadbik
vaism
Darien
Beamhead (need address)
winny
 

LowBat

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Everyone: I've not been in contact with NGC directly, but I will have more info soon regarding copies of the show.

Sasha: No problem with the banner. Actually rather than putting it up again in a few days why don't we wait until we're closer to the airdate, maybe the 29th. I think most CPFers are now aware of the show and all thats needed is a reminder about two days before it comes on. Thanks for all you do!
 

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Great! I'm hoping to buy a DVD copy from NatGeo. :thumbsup:
 

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Update:

DM51
benighted
greenLED
dduane
London Lad
DonShock
jch79
Aircraft800
BMRSEB
thingsforjason
tadbik
vaism
Darien
Beamhead (need address)
winny
milkyspit
IMTRBO
 
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