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Interesting suggestions/comments

Do you want to see something change or have an interesting suggestion to make for Africam to improve ?

In this topic the moderators will copy/post suggestions and comments that were posted in other forums. You are welcome to post your own suggestions or comments or to  notify one of the moderators when you see  one posted in another forum, so we can copy it here. Thank you !

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MaddieJ4J wrote:

I'd like to see a drop-down menu at the bottom of the page that would allow me to go from the Wateringhole to the Campfire to the Streaming Cam Database without always having to scroll up to the top of the page.  I keep the standard 30 posts per page setting so it's a ways up there when I want to switch forums.  I have been on other sites that have this option.  I don't know how difficult it would be to add that feature, but I would find it helpful.

MaddieJ4J wrote:

But I always have the two cams up in pop-ups and the Wateringhole up.  When it's quiet on the cams I'm often doing other things, checking e-mail or other sites, listening to music, etc.  So I don't want to have too many pages open at once here to look up an animal in the database or something.  I would simply like to have a way to  move from one forum to another without all the scrolling.  I'm on a laptop, and if my mouse died, it would be a real headache to scroll.  If "Admin" is unfamiliar with what I'm talking about or doesn't understand my description, I could PM a website that has this feature.  It's quite helpful. 

 

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DavidsMood wrote:

LostInOz wrote:
couldnt the ads be under or above the image why do they have to be on the image.. taking pics was one of my great pleasures here and they dont look so good with an ad in them

 I agree LostinOz.  They could configure the viewer to have additional space below where the Ad could show but not be in the viewing area itself.  The Ad could then be cropped out after a screenshot or video was created.

 

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RogerH wrote:

After watching the cams for an hour or so, I guess I have to say that if we have to have advertising (and I understand that we do) I prefer the overlays.  But as others have said, every minute and a half is WAY too much.  No one has yet to answer Paul's question, as to what would be acceptable, so I will.  From my point of view, I could live with a 15 sec ad that pops up every 5 - 10 minutes.  With no sound!

By the way, what ever happened to the idea that paid membership might be had with ad free viewing.  For some of us who contribute, anyway, that would be an attractive option.

 

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Gerda wrote:

What would be nice if that when we resize the pop up window, the cam picture could also be resized together with the pop up all in one.

If the cam picture is less bigg, we could have all 3 streaming cams up and forum. Now 2 cams are taking half of my monitor.

 

 
Sheila wrote:
Gerda!..and Paul..that would be so good if we could rezise the cam window without losing any of the picture!  Gerda ..you know how many cams i  have on at certain times and even though i have a large monitor i cannot fit NK..EP on my screen without resizing them and i hate to lose any of the pic which i am doing right now!. Really hoping for a solution to this!
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Fani wrote:

After a couple of weeks we moved on flash ...I would like to add those

1) The quality of the pictures is remarkably good ...I think even better than what it used to be in past ...at least when animals don't move ...Our zoomies ...mainly on nk ...do a nice work with it ...and I suppose they learnt to work with flash ...Unfortunatelly the quality is still not good when something moves fast ...or the camera itself moves .....It had improved significantly and we don't see anymore the 'saw' images ...but still the cam is fussy and blur ...I don't know if there is any chance to correct it a little more ...but in any case ...I can still enjoy the sightments ...Smiling

2) Still I srunggle to get the cams on my old computer ...One cam and boma are already too much ...It became to difficult to post pics ...Is there any way to make boma ...a little 'lighter' ...??

3) I had no problem with what ads you will choose ...but I find the pop ups better ...You simply click on the cross and the ad disappears so I can still take nice pics ...or I can cover them when there isn't anything around ...If they were a little below of the real picture then maybe it would be better ...Or otherwise ...you can still find a way so that the zoomies  centilize the animals a little above ...I hope you understand what I mean

4)  I really hope that some day we will have a better camera work at ep too ...Maybe if you have more incomes from the ads ...

5) As many people can't have more than one cams on ...can you think of a way that we can be alerted if somehting is at the other cams ?  ..For example when we were at the refreshing cams ...I used to have the cam tracker on ...Now ...?

 
 

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Fani wrote:
paulpen wrote:

 

Just a thought, would having two smaller windows open on one page be a solution so you can see both cams. When there is action on the one cam you can then click on that cam and it then  goes to that waterhole? Just a thought and dont even know how possible it is. 

This would be good only if it doesn't consume too much CPU usage ...so to be easy to watch everyone ...even can have one or two cams on ...Wink

 
Gerda (not verified)
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Fani wrote:

I have suggested it in past too ...but I had no answer ...

But now we can choose between the streaming cam and the refreshing for the flamingos ...and it is very helpfull

If we have the refreshing option for the next two cams ...maybe it will give a chance to everyone to watch ...either has no good internet connection ...or not a good PC or notebook ...more than one cams

For example me ..now watch NK on streaming and flamingos on refreshing ...If I will see great close ups on refreshing I still can go to the streaming ...Maybe then it is easier to put all on a page ...and having links to go to one we want...

This is a way ...for everyone to watch ...no matter what is the system ...

 

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