AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby l33tmeatwad » Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:11 pm

Adding onto the web trends that Bashar mentioned, the internet itself has long sense moved away from forums as a major way of communication. Sites like facebook have replaced both AIM/MSN/IRC and forums as ways people connect and communicate with one another. It's not that the org is a dying trend, the foundation which is relies on is a dying trend and unless it adapts (the org facebook and twitter help) it will continue to dwindle.
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby BasharOfTheAges » Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:19 pm

l33tmeatwad wrote:Adding onto the web trends that Bashar mentioned, the internet itself has long sense moved away from forums as a major way of communication. Sites like facebook have replaced both AIM/MSN/IRC and forums as ways people connect and communicate with one another. It's not that the org is a dying trend, the foundation which is relies on is a dying trend and unless it adapts (the org facebook and twitter help) it will continue to dwindle.

I'd personally prefer they died than get sucked into proprietary formats not suited to searching or finding info years down the line unless you happen to be an advertiser or a data mining organization.

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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby Begi » Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:13 pm

l33tmeatwad wrote:Adding onto the web trends that Bashar mentioned, the internet itself has long sense moved away from forums as a major way of communication. Sites like facebook have replaced both AIM/MSN/IRC and forums as ways people connect and communicate with one another. It's not that the org is a dying trend, the foundation which is relies on is a dying trend and unless it adapts (the org facebook and twitter help) it will continue to dwindle.


I definitely agree with this. Why happened to all this

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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby SacredArrow18 » Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:54 am

TritioAFB wrote:If you want to know, my friend and I'm not going to lie: From the beginning of this year I started to not feel comfortable with the org. In other years normally I respected the authority of the org as a community of amv edition, but in the last videos, I have noticed there's no more feedback for the videos. There;s no real intention of helping other editors, to help improve videos, so I decided to move out to amvnews since I have found that the community there helps more than the org, so that the last proyects have received feedback mainly from the news, rather than the org. And that's the reason of my decision.

If I comment a video here, it's because I previously watched it in youtube or other sites. It doesn't matter how much the org could promote about the techncial aspect of amv making: If there's no real help here, then it's useless.

I guess I'm not the only one with this thought: I have noticed in the newbies, intention and hope to improve and they trust this site as a possible solution, but when taking part here, you see you will have to take your time to find the people that could be a help. And in which case, there aren't much, just a few ones



Yes I really believe the org has just been dead, I am an older amv editor been on here since 2005. and I must say since after 2009-2010? Im not sure where the feedback stopped, but now that I just put 2 videos up this year, I barely got any feedback at all. People used to give out opinions and after awhile since the quick comments started everyone stopped doing the opinons. I think it is also laziness that has started people are lazy to do the opinions.
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby xDreww » Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:25 am

Begi wrote: Why happened to all this

Indeed what happened? whoever is in charge of that must have stopped caring.

SacredArrow18 wrote:
TritioAFB wrote:If you want to know, my friend and I'm not going to lie: From the beginning of this year I started to not feel comfortable with the org. In other years normally I respected the authority of the org as a community of amv edition, but in the last videos, I have noticed there's no more feedback for the videos. There;s no real intention of helping other editors, to help improve videos, so I decided to move out to amvnews since I have found that the community there helps more than the org, so that the last proyects have received feedback mainly from the news, rather than the org. And that's the reason of my decision.

If I comment a video here, it's because I previously watched it in youtube or other sites. It doesn't matter how much the org could promote about the techncial aspect of amv making: If there's no real help here, then it's useless.

I guess I'm not the only one with this thought: I have noticed in the newbies, intention and hope to improve and they trust this site as a possible solution, but when taking part here, you see you will have to take your time to find the people that could be a help. And in which case, there aren't much, just a few ones



Yes I really believe the org has just been dead, I am an older amv editor been on here since 2005. and I must say since after 2009-2010? Im not sure where the feedback stopped, but now that I just put 2 videos up this year, I barely got any feedback at all. People used to give out opinions and after awhile since the quick comments started everyone stopped doing the opinons. I think it is also laziness that has started people are lazy to do the opinions.


The org is pretty much dead, stopped coming here awhile ago, I Noticed how biased the org is when it comes down to replying to a random editor, or a very well known popular editor. Who gets the most replies? That's an easy answer. Not to menton how friend biased the org is now too. Org needs a new setup.
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby FarmXD » Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:20 am

I know a guy who could be very interested in re-design this web...
Sounds naive but humm, hope it works because I talked to him a lot
about this ~

I know this bastard always wanted the power to re-create such an awesome site
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby Animated » Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:08 am

FarmXD wrote:I know a guy who could be very interested in re-design this web...

Can you give us links of sites he has created? If he's doing an awesome job, then why not?
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby FarmXD » Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:34 am

I don't have works of him and I know he works as a programmer all day..
well something like that xD He made an alternative model for a forum about
AMV's called Zona Amv in the past, I don't know if he has the model yet or if he
finished it. But is not 100% sure, so let's wait until I convince him. I think he's
a good option. He made good amv's/gmv's in the past. I know he's interested or he could try.
So, yep, that's I'm posting this crap here. I believe it could work.
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby FarmXD » Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:35 am

that's why*** urgh that stupid missing edit button
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby FarmXD » Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:47 pm

Sorry for triple posting (I can't edit dammit).
I had response but is highly necessary to talk with administrators
or someone of the staff to discuss about this and what he can and he cannot do ~
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby Ileia » Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:20 pm

...and that is the level at which the last redesign attempt got stalled. It's not getting someone to do redesign the website that's the problem.

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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby FarmXD » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:03 pm

I know, but please just give me a chance, so we can talk about it :)
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby l33tmeatwad » Thu Dec 05, 2013 12:16 pm

xDreww wrote:The org is pretty much dead, stopped coming here awhile ago, I Noticed how biased the org is when it comes down to replying to a random editor, or a very well known popular editor. Who gets the most replies? That's an easy answer. Not to menton how friend biased the org is now too. Org needs a new setup.
Activity on here comes and goes, and as I mentioned on this thread before, it is mostly because the way users communicate had changed over the years. Yes known editors get more replies, yes friends comment on their other friends videos, but that is true in every online community. That said, it's not uncommon for an unknown editor that makes an amazingly epic video to get a lot of comments, but the frequency of those types of videos getting released is low. As for the org being biased, people are biased towards things they like, and friends tend to have similar interests, therefore it's quite common for the active users that are friends to be biased towards certain things they like.

If you want more comments either:
(a) Make lots of friends that are active on the org
or
(b) Make amazingly epic videos that people won't ignore
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby TritioAFB » Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:48 pm

Specially the second case :up:
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Re: AMV Editing: A dying hobby (?)

Postby Kisagi » Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:37 pm

Sounds nice
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