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Fraggle Rock's 20th Anniversary on MC

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by radionate, Jan 10, 2003.

  1. trekkie1701E

    trekkie1701E New Member

    Me, too. I wish that FR would either get released on DVD or re-broadcast on television.
    Oh well .. "great" menu! My absolute favorite to date!
    Love the Doozers :)
  2. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    A little menu trick:

    When I changed the button activation from "on press" to "on release" several weeks ago - I remembered why I had coded it with the press action. It's not a big deal, but if your press a menu option (character) hold the button down and dragg the mouse out of the Flash-contained area, the graphic will still me activated. (i.e. - on Radio, the whole band could be playing at the same time or you can see all the Fraggles at once if you repeat the action with all of the links.) :D
  3. Above "articles". :)
  4. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Re: Jamie's FR menu

    What little Mokey? The only one is in the cards section.
  5. Re: Re: Jamie's FR menu


    W--well then what's that waaaaaay in the background, above the word "articles"? :confused: (it's on the doozer bridge)

    It looks a li'l faaaaaaaar awaaaaaaay Mokey holdin' somethin'...


    It does!



    I see now...it's actually a DOOZER...


    (Oh God, how am I ever gonna live this down if "certain people" see this...)

    B-b-but it has its helmet off, and I thought its nose was Mokey's face, and the rest of its face her hair! YEEEEK!! And I thought she had her sweater on...

    Well Jamie, thanks for not thinkin' of me! :) LOL!!

    Oh, I am so embarrassed...

  7. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, :p ;) :)

    I love that menu Jamie and thanks for giving us all a good laugh at Bryon.
  8. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

  9. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Do oyu use FLASH to do those menu's in? How come they load up so FAST?
  10. Crazy Harry

    Crazy Harry New Member

    Laugh at Byron!
    Laugh at Byron!
    Ha ha ha ha ha hee hee!
  11. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Here's a lot of boring info!

    Thanx for the compliment. Yes, I use Flash. It is a challenge to create a good loading strategy. The size (quality that they are saved, not actual dimensions) of the graphics is key. That's where most designers go wrong. You can have the most brilliant graphics, but if the page doesn't load quickly the user gets bored and leaves. Many sites break that rule.

    In the Fraggle menu, nothing but the background is visible until the last frame loads. It's a neat way of keeping the user's attention. The loading notification in the date slot helps cue the user that there is more to come. I make sure to compress each Flash menu to 20-80k so it will load up in only a few seconds on a 56k modem.

    I broke my size rule with the Fraggle menu. It is actually 100k because I had no time to optimize it, but I hope you think it's worth the wait. I wanted it to be a worthy tribute to the show that brought such joy into the lives of people all over the world. You know, Fraggle Rock was the first American television series to run in the USSR. Cool, huh?
  12. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Re: Here's a lot of boring info!

    To say the vision of Jim Henson has made its way to virtually every corner of the known universe in the last 50 years is an understatement. So yes, very cool. And man, that menu...definately a new milestone man! I still cant get over that Wembley graphic, too much! LOL
  13. Jamie and Chris LAUGHIN' at me

    Thanks a lot, guys...


    (I just HAD to admit it, didn't I.....)
  14. Crazy Harry

    Crazy Harry New Member

    You're welcome. Wait, that's not right.

    I'm sorry.
  15. You are?

  16. Crazy Harry

    Crazy Harry New Member

    I'm really not sure.
  17. :mad:
  18. Crazy Harry

    Crazy Harry New Member

    That's one of the reasons why I don't know wheater or not I'm sorry.
  19. ARRRRRGH!!

    C'mon, you're my freakin' attorney!!
  20. Crazy Harry

    Crazy Harry New Member

    What does that have to do with me being nice?

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