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The Muppets.com Countdown has begun

Discussion in 'On the Web' started by bobhopesite, Sep 18, 2004.

  1. Jonathan New Member

    boooooooooooo Esiner!!
  2. GelflingWaldo New Member

    I don't think Esiner has anything to do with this.
  3. McFraggle Active Member

    I don't either.
  4. Jonathan New Member

    Sorry that was just me being hotheaded! :p :crazy:
  5. dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    Awww man now we done and did it we scared Muppet Holding away. he hasnt responed in some time now. i hope he is not mad or upset about anything we have said. If so im sorry :o
  6. McFraggle Active Member

    Well I guess we have a few more weeks.
  7. Uncle deadly New Member

    ahhh new muppets.com how annoying

    ahhhh :halo:
    stupid computer nerds
    is no one else outraged about the new muppet site
    this happened a while ago but still
    when ther was a few hours left then they went back to 21 days and 21 hours
    is no one else annoyed by this :confused:
    weird sick people
  8. GelflingWaldo New Member

    This is an open letter to anyone at the Muppet Holding Company, or with any knowledge in the activites of The Muppet Holding Company in respects to their website.

    Since early this summer Muppet fans have been excited to see what The Muppet Holding Company had in store for the Muppet fans. A website was launched telling the fans to stay tuned to see a new website in "fall 2004". In September 2004 (the begining of Fall) fans began to wonder when they could expect to see the new website. Their questions were answered when the website changed from the generic message to a countdown to the website's launch. Fans rejoiced as they not only know the site was coming, but had a good idea when it would be here.

    Originally the site countdown to the new Muppets.com said the site would be up on:
    October 26, 2004 at 05:55:54 AM Greenwich Mean time (GMT)

    Strangly on the night of October 25, 2004 (only a few hours before the site should have launched) the counter jumped back to show a new release date for the site. The new counter says the site will launch on:

    November 16, 2004 at 12:56:41 PM Greenwich Mean time (GMT)

    Now, almost 24-hours after the orignal countdown said the site should have been up on the web and ready for visitors to explore and enjoy the countdown remains counting down the middle of November.

    Now, I am not upset that the site was delayed in launch. I've waited since before July to see the new Muppet's site and I can easily wait another 22 days. I would however like to know one thing why The Muppet Holding Company changed the release date for the site. The knew for 37+ days when they were planning to launch the site; why only hours before the site was going to launch did they change their mind? Is there a reason for this? Was the site just not ready, are they waiting to make more of an event out of the launch, or have they decided to add more to it before launch? Why was it pushed back? And why was it pushed back so far? Why did they create a countdown that was to the second when they did not plan to live up to it? I am not upset, I am just confused. I would like to know why The Muppet Holding Company would make a promise to the fan community and then break it? Please answer. Thank you.
  9. Whatever Active Member

    It'd be cool if it launches on time this time. Nov. 16 is Beebers' birthday!
    That'd be kinda cool for her!
  10. Uncle deadly New Member

    well i dont know
    maybe ther just gonna make it better! :crazy:
  11. Uncle deadly New Member

    see look your on this thread too
    leave me aloooneeee
    ha im just kidding
  12. Whatever Active Member

    Well, it's time for me to go to class so I don't have a choice anyway.
  13. Uncle deadly New Member

    how many posts get u up to member? :crazy:
  14. floydnjanicefan Active Member

    I believe that you need 100 points to become a member and 1,000 points to become a senior member.
  15. MockMockChef New Member

    Its 35 for member (for me it was 35 posts)
  16. Uncle deadly New Member

    aw man
    im a quarter of a way there
    thanks for informing me! :D
  17. Uncle deadly New Member

    oh only 35 score
  18. Amazing Mumford New Member

    Actually, you only need 30 posts to become a "member" and 1000 posts to become a "senior member."
  19. Uncle deadly New Member

    yay it gets lower and lower everytime :)
    just like disneys credibility!!! ;)
  20. Amazing Mumford New Member

    Isn't it possible that their original estimate was simply wrong? I'm guessing they didn't have it finished by the countdown time, so they pushed it back. It happens--especially with anything technical like designing a web site.

    Also, it's just a web site and probably not worth all of the posts/threads complaining about it. I'd rather have them delay it so it works properly than have a site with tons of broken links and other problems.

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