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Discussion in 'Feedback' started by theprawncracker, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Thank you Pawncracker, Frogboy and everyone else. Tis very very encouraging to hear the magic of Muppetcentral.com will be back soon:)

    I definitely miss all the articles, and it seems the 1998-2002 period was the busiest.
  2. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    Thanks SO much, Corey! Means a lot! I'm hoping this'll get off the ground too...

    Also, still have three or four articles that need to be proof-read, gang. Anyone willing? One is fan-fic related.
  3. Bannanasketch

    Bannanasketch Active Member

    Prawnieeeeeeee!

    I'd like to do some articles please. I'll do some on Studio DC (both eps), The Muppet Show Comic Book #1, and the youtube videos. I'll start writing soon! Thank you!

    -Bannanasketch
  4. redBoobergurl

    redBoobergurl Well-Known Member

    I can do another fan fic related edit (I won't lie, I'm enjoying getting a sneak peek at these) unless someone else is jumping up and down to do it. I promise not to take as long as I did on the other two if you do need me. :)
  5. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    Hey man! I've already reviewed the comic books, but Studio DC and the YouTube vids are up for grabs. Go for it! :D

    And Beth, I'll have it along to you soon! :excited:
  6. Bannanasketch

    Bannanasketch Active Member

    Great! I'll get right to it!
  7. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    I don't know what to tell you guys... but I submitted the articles to Phillip over two weeks ago, and I still haven't gotten a response after his initial one. I'm really sorry that nothing has come of all your hard work yet, but I'm still holding out hope that something will... (That's me, forever the optimist.) I promise that, somehow, I'll make your work seen. You can trust me on that, gang! :excited:
  8. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Wow, that's unfortunate. I'll see what can be done on my end. :super:
  9. RedPiggy

    RedPiggy Well-Known Member

    Meh. I've got all mine saved to the hard drive. It's not like I can't put them somewhere else ... *evil laughter*
  10. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    Well, got a very interesting e-mail this morning when I woke up. Phillip told me that some articles should appear on the site starting next week. So... we'll see what happens! :excited:
  11. The Count

    The Count Moderator Staff Member

    :) Oh good. *Pockets money from the check from that Prawn guy after a promotion posted in the 40th DVD Boxset thread. *Whistling Toga's theme.
  12. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    Thanks much for the support/plugging, Ed! It means a lot!

    Also, thanks again to Jamie. He's continued to show his full support throughout this whole thing, and it means a ton! :D

    And finally, thanks to all the writers and editors. You guys are why this is happening!
  13. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    I'm glad to help. You guys have worked so hard to pitch, create, write, edit, proof and submit content to facilitate the process so that the only things left are formatting and upload. Those aren't simple steps in a site like this. It takes a chunk of time that only the webmaster can do. Maybe it should be asked if there's any formatting that can be done by one of you guys in the guild. Anything to streamline the process would be great.

    I can't wait to see everything up!
  14. RedPiggy

    RedPiggy Well-Known Member

    You mean like set it up and save it as an html file? 'Cause that's really not that hard to do. It's a just a "save as" kind of thing.
  15. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    As someone that actually does this for a living the answer is - no, it's not quite that simple. You don't just save a word document as an html file and upload it. If it were life would be a whole lot simpler and I would have had a lot fewer sleepless nights working for clients! ;)

    Each page must be formatted to fit the site's template. Layout must look pleasing, graphics must be created, chosen, composed and linked. Page linkage must be mirrored throughout the site in every page that references the article including the main page, articles page, reviews subsection among others. It must be tested and debugged for view in mutliple browsers and approved by the writer and staff. Now multiply that by many articles and it becomes a lot more complicated. After all that each article is usually promoted here on the forum.

    It aint easy. :attitude:
  16. RedPiggy

    RedPiggy Well-Known Member

    Ah. Okay. I don't know if that's within my capabilities. Just wondering. :D
  17. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Maybe some of it would be. I hope my post didn't seem obnoxious, there's just a lot of things to consider in integrating a page onto a site. I have a lot of clients that don't understand the complexities of quality web publishing. Tough Pigs and Newsflash have a lot of the same hoops, but a streamlined format that makes it quite easier. MC has a built-in protocol that's not always suited to expedience, but has a bit more sparkle.

    I'd really like to see if Phillip could provide an html template to submit or maybe he'd rather do that portion. Whatever would help. I know it's a daunting task and Phillip is particular about how things look so he prefers to do much of that himself.

    I support whatever will make this faster. I'd love it if we could turn around an article and publish it within a couple of days.
  18. theprawncracker

    theprawncracker Well-Known Member

    You and me both. :p
  19. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Sweet! Feedback! Can't wait to see what happens!
  20. RedPiggy

    RedPiggy Well-Known Member

    I know I have 2 articles left to go on my side, but I'm taking a break, as there's been a bunch of stressful stuff. I just need to chill.


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