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Poll Results: Would you attend an Ask the Pro event based on the info below?

Poll expired: Mar 2, 2008  
  • 69% (56)
    Yes
  • 30% (25)
    No
81 Total Votes  
post #31 of 68
Quote:
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Video will be recorded - audio will be "manually' recorded - then the two will be synced, transcoded then uploaded to the site.
Just a question, how come the audio isn't going through the web as well?
It just seems to complicate things... perhaps it's to make it easier to charge for this?
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post #32 of 68
I was wondering what the timeframe for this is?

I would attend something like this, It sounds very interesting.. +Rep for OCN
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post #33 of 68
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You don't have to pay anything to Overclock.net

I only said you may have to pay long distance charges from your phone company (i.e. we may have one local New York number - so if you can call New York for free, you pay nothing at all to anyone).

Overclock.net is paying 100% of the bill for hosting the event and for the Pros time.
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Just a question, how come the audio isn't going through the web as well?
It just seems to complicate things... perhaps it's to make it easier to charge for this?
I think Admin made it clear. No charges except for your phone bill if it applies.
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post #34 of 68
This is great. I would attend. Second on the earlier recommendation regarding sponsorship/door prizes or someone from Crytek...
post #35 of 68
It would be something I would want to attend I'm just not sure about the phone charges. That would be what holds me back. I don't have long distance at my house due to having it on my cell. But my cell doesn't work at my house due to no signal and living in bfe.

No offense but a $100 phone bill for oc'ing tips isn't worth it in my eyes. Unless it is just going to be liek 10-20 min deal, but then it would be pointless, not enough time to cover anything.

Though a very good theory in concept. Maybe seeing if some that would like to attend would be willing to donate like $10-$20 to do a 800# or something. I don't know, that wouldn't save much for the ones that have long distance included in their phone bundles.

I know for me I would love to attend but not willing to have to get long distance applied to phone bill.
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post #36 of 68
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Coma View Post
Just a question, how come the audio isn't going through the web as well?
It just seems to complicate things... perhaps it's to make it easier to charge for this?
I believe sound quality concerns are the reason why webinar venue providers all use land-lines vs. having the audio piped in. Does not make a lot of sense to me really. If anyone has a better provider, please let me know.

The offerings from Webex, Gotomeeting etc. all seem to work this way though.


EDIT - in terms of long distance charges, I know there are some sites online that will provide you a local phone number to call and will allow you to make a long-distance call at no charge. I will see what I can find on this topic.
post #37 of 68
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EDIT - in terms of long distance charges, I know there are some sites online that will provide you a local phone number to call and will allow you to make a long-distance call at no charge. I will see what I can find on this topic.
That would be great Admin. I'm not familiar with doing that but it would def. change my vote to yes if that is possible.
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post #38 of 68
This will all be recorded and host somewhere after the event, correct?
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I'd also be willing to join this. However the long distance phone call would bother me...and we've only got a corded phone that's nowhere near the computer. So I would have no audio . If you could somehow get it so that the video and audio both went through the internet, that'd be perfect. Kinda like a web TV show, and just allow people to call for questions or what not, but the web people just hear the one side of the conversation maybe? I don't know. Interesting idea though admin . I'll only be able to find it though if its really easy to find, lol. I only view the most recent subjects usually.
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I believe sound quality concerns are the reason why webinar venue providers all use land-lines vs. having the audio piped in. Does not make a lot of sense to me really. If anyone has a better provider, please let me know.

The offerings from Webex, Gotomeeting etc. all seem to work this way though.


EDIT - in terms of long distance charges, I know there are some sites online that will provide you a local phone number to call and will allow you to make a long-distance call at no charge. I will see what I can find on this topic.
Skype, Googletalk... a couple of many choices. I'd love to attend, but since I rise at 4 am... 9 pm is a bit late to start for me.........
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