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#1 Zeke365

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 01:30 AM

So I have noticed a few things and I think the problem lies in when you click the TMunderground it goes straight to the movie site and studying how this is set up it clear the forum should be the forefront of the main site so instead of having people going to movie site, they would land at TMU home. Because if I m new user and all I see movie site then I think it just another video sharing site without a community, that's how new user would feel because they don't even know about the forums or the community. So I redesigned the site slightly to give it an easier approach 

 

 

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So you see you have easier access to sign up sheet and login sheet cause upfront and what the latest is going on, who the new users are and what the last post is which leads me to my next point is the forums in the latest news section has not been updated since 2017, so new people might think we have abandoned the site 2 years ago, so we need to fix it so it said 2019 stuff instead of 2017 stuff.

 

Now when people click on TMU site this should come up first not the movie site. Why you may ask that because this shows that we are creative creators and then they can check on the top and see or you can tell them that you can upload their creations to movie site for comments and feedback from the community. This way it will bring more traffic to your site without having sacrificed too much. But if it stands as if how will people know there a community here? when all they see is the movie site. The movie site should be second and TMU Home should the very first thing they see when they click this site this way you give a better first impression and who knows it might fix a lot of problems.

That and having a signup or login feature up on the top there helps new user sign up and makes it easier to understand. But I like to know your thoughts do you think this redesign is a good idea or should it stand as is? Let me know in the comments below.

 

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 10:00 AM

I am a user of the Hispanic community, and that enters this forum very little, but the feeling is that the forum is abandoned, and it is true what you say, it is very difficult for me to find links that lead to this forum, so That few people will find it.


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Posted 13 September 2019 - 02:44 AM

So I started thinking of how to make mobile users easier to find the site and navigate it as well so I came up with proof of concept for the design and would like to know your thoughts on it. 

 

 

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Now since phone uses scroll down feature I thought about making each section taps so if I click on TMU home the home page shows up but if I click on say the forums then the homepage close and the forum page opens and so on and I move the chat feature in the live section because most of the time that when we use it and move the more section up so people could easily access it.

 

The arrows represent which page would be opened in each tap but not all of them could be opened at once. So would you rather have it on the top, left or right for mobile, let me know in the comments below. 

 

The second thing I changed is the name of the MOvie site, as right now having the movie site just the movie site makes feel like another movie site or youtube site I do apologize for the redundancy of this sentence even though you came from the movies games, it does not represent a creators work on the site meaning I don't think of creators when I go movie site so I changed the name to Creators movies site so it reflects these are user creators making these movies and not another youtube site and reflects all of us as creators and what we can do with the software we have, This why I think renaming the movie site to creators movies site is a good idea because when new user comes it makes them think this not another youtube site but actual creators that help them out and make their dream movies come true.

 

The third thing I think we need was the email subscription is we need new user sign up and login sign right their on the right screen this way people can sign up real quick and they don't have to fiddle around figuring out how to find stuff. I will let you decide where you want to put the new sign up sheet, needs to be easy to find and upfront somewhere like sites that have 

 

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something like that so people can easily join in.

 

I know it seems like I m changing the site but I not trying to actually change the site but make it easier for new people and addressing the problems that have plagued the site for some time and my hope with these changes if implemented would reach a whole new generation of people. 

 

Let me know your thoughts in the comments below what you think of changing movie site Creators movies, plus having the tab feature on the mobile to be able to click on each section and have easy access to each section in the comments below. And I hope this helps address some issues and we get this community growing again, 

 

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Posted 12 October 2019 - 08:48 PM

I m back everyone and today I thought I remake the forums to make it easier to navigate for new people while still staying true to the TMUderground theme which creating new movies so I designed this particular this way so if people come to the site then they should get a clear picture of what TMU is about. 

  So I swapped a few things around to keep a flow because TMU at the core is a community in which we create movies for others. So I tried to reflect that and you see I put login and sign up on the side of the TMU home moved the movie's site using the new name Creators Movies and the search bar at the end so people need to look up members or certain forum they can do so. The second you will see community members this helps people know this community willing to help others out on their creations.  

  Let me know your thoughts in the comments below and if you want ken to fix the site with these changes then YOU the COMMUNITY need to email, facebook, and skype him if you want TMU to continue, I can only do so much but now I call all of you to do something.. what will your choice be? 

 

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Posted 12 October 2019 - 08:56 PM

Plus I fixed the pictures for all of you to see enjoy and I love to hear some of your thoughts on the TMU redesign in the comments below. 



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Posted 13 October 2019 - 04:51 PM

Here another redesign in the Movie site, I shorted some of the stuff we don't need and kept some, for example, I shorted the movies being watched in one column and have more new videos there then I moved the search bar so be easier to get to, second is I made forum section under community and members so people can find members, this makes it easier for people to find the forums and get involved. The second thing I did is I have a movie assets section in which you download directly from the site this way people are not scrambling to find assets for their software which it dived by the software itself like if I want iclone assets, I go to movie assets then click clone and gives me a list of assets. This should help easier access to getting people more involved with the movie-making process.

The third thing I changed is I moved the social media to the middle so people can see these social media platforms we can share with. And forth I took the categories and made it 2 different ways to look movies to watch, the first one is the tradition action, sci-fi, horror, comedy, etc,, based on genre but the second is based on movie software so say I wanted to see only muvizu movies then I click on muvizu movies and all muvizu movies would show up. 

  I got rid of the most viewed, channels, and albums since they did not seem the most important but I did live top-rated and playlist up there for those of who would like to make a playlist but I would love to hear your thoughts on the new Movie site design, good, bad, in the comments below. 

 

A side note first of I m trying to fix the problem the site first before we upload anything to and the reason behind it is because currently too little find this site and what has to offer second is to make it easier for new users and us to help them along that way if everything up front we get the revival going here because if the site is fixed and made easier for new people then Movies and other creators will start joining and the movie making process returns but until it is fixed I think we should hold off on upload movies until we can fix the major problems within the site navigation first then movies then once that fixed we start uploading movies again, at least then we won't have drought as much as we had before but that why I writing this post addressing these issues and why the site has not succeeded as of yet and hope this thread helps fixes most of the problems. 

 

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Posted 09 December 2019 - 05:17 PM

I decided to use this thread as a way to give a bump but also as a way to express what we can do. So at this point, TMU is a ghost town but there is a way to turn it around. What we need to do is find a successor for the next generation, where Ken had done a great job with the site it might be time to pass the torch to someone else, who is trusted in the community, knows the vision, and can help fix the site and up in thread are few ideas I came up with to help the site make it easier for new users and Id be glad to help if that what it needed. This depends whether ken would allow this or not but what we can do is have a poll where the community could vote who the best candidate is or ken can person thinks would be best. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 


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Posted 03 June 2020 - 06:23 PM

I so wish I could implement these changes because these are really good changes both for new users and exsiting users. Though my guess is the site is as is and no further progression will come of it. I don't want that but that seems to be the case. 


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Posted 22 November 2020 - 05:09 PM

Looks like someone took some of my ideas and implement them, they may not be the same but I'm impressed someone did this and just looking at this site were starting to see a little more activity going on so props to whoever did this to the forums and the movie site. 

 

The only thing we need is link from the movies page to the forums and where it said TMU movie night 16 you could put latest forum post, Maybe in the community tab on the have link to the TMU forums and you have instant connection, like top down like you have the photo and video and this would give a great connection between the forums and site, 

 

If this keeps up all we need is fix to upload movies and the site might enter in second revival. 



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Posted 22 November 2020 - 08:33 PM

That was me; I felt the front page was desperately out of date and, with the recent "resurgence" (if you can call a spate of a few posts over a month a "resurgence") of activity, the forum homepage wasn't reflective of that and looked, at first glance to anyone who came onboard, like it's dead site.  I have privs to do certain things with the forums, but there are bits and pieces I don't want to mess around with too much in case I break stuff.

 

And I have no access to the movies site at all, or I'd have tried some tweaks there as well to try to link it back up to here, as it used to do a looooong time ago.

 

Warning; a long, typically Killian rant is incoming :P

 

To be honest, though, it may as well effectively be dead; the "glory days" of the forums were a looooong time ago now; kudos to everyone who tried to keep the flame alight for such a long time, but with so few of us still here (or recently returned), 90% of the still-active collective members have moved on to other places. 

  • Those who use iClone tend to frequent the Reallusion forums and, unless they are old timers who pass by and see the forums are showing some life again, they ain't gonna even think to look over here,
  • The few members of the collective who used Moviestorm have scattered to the four winds since their forums died a death early this year (though it appears that they have recently recovered, more than likely as an offshoot of work being done on their new VR platform, I suspect, than a conscious effort to reinvigorate the MS side of things, and how long that will continue is anyone's guess as it looks like none of the MS staff have even noticed they're operational again, given the number of spam posts I've reported since they reactivated and the lack of response they've had) and have either moved onto iClone, stopped making movies or otherwise moved on,
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  • Those who still persevere with TM have either had nowhere to go or have tried bravely to soldier on within their own special interest groups (as you appear to have done) or just beaver away at their work and stick it on one of the other hosting sites such as YouTube, Vimeo or Veoh and be content with that.

When I returned, I sent up the "bat signal" in an attempt to summon some of the other mods on the off chance someone might appear, but other than those who check in here occasionally (and have done for the last 4 or 5 years), it didn't magically get anyone else back.  It was a bit of a forlorn hope, to be honest, but I thought it was worth a try.

 

Even Ken hasn't been around for over 18 months.

 

I think, as sad as it is to accept, that the day of TMU is done.  The old girl travelled a lot of miles and fought in some incredible battles, but has now ended up in a remote scrapyard somewhere and is slowly starting to rust away, visited by some of her crew from time to time who like to pop by and reminisce.  Since I came back, I've tried to put feelers out here and there to some of the old crew I can get hold of, and had a couple of tentative bites, but the days when the site and the forums were thronging are long gone.

 

Without a dedicated band (and from what I've seen, reading over some of the incredible efforts that were made while I was away to try to refloat the leaky old scow and breath fresh life into her, there have been some extremely dedicated people who stuck with her through thick and thin, and some of them are still around (thinking, from the old, old days, TheBiz, Kwis, Mike, Biggsy, Ben and Johnny who still check in here regularly, as well as Rik, Bezz and a few others who finally admitted defeat a few years back)), it's not gonna happen.

 

It just goes to show without a joined up revamp of the forums AND the movie site, a concerted effort to get good quality film-makers, writers, voice artists, modders and musicians invested AND a regular and thriving "filmic collective", she ain't gonna sail no more.

 

It needs a lot more activity and life than the few folk who stick with visiting and interacting with their old comrades can give it, and without active signup (which requires at least 2-3 active moderators to curtail the flood of spammers, as the days of 10-20 legit film-maker signups are looooonnnng gone, especially with no dedicated movie site they can upload to), we're never going to generate enough traffic to bring back even a fraction of the activity we used to have.

 

And, with the death of Flash effectively at the end of December, within less than a year, the movie site platform will be dead and useless as well, as newer browsers won't be able to play movies off it much longer. 

 

Not being able to upload (still not sure what happened there to prevent that; guessing it was to prevent floods of unsuitable content being stuck up with hardly anyone around to curate it, unlike the old days) effectively nailed the lid on the coffin on the movie site two years ago, and everyone since has been forced to upload offsite, which has also (in my opinion) been one of the things that has led to less and less activity; why frequent a forum linked to a movie site that you can't upload your videos to?  It makes more sense to target your promotion and efforts elsewhere, not some old forum no-one really uses any more.

 

So, why am I back here given all I've just said about the death of the site and the "great experiment that was TMU" you may ask?

 

I came here 12 years ago, just after the "Great TMO Crash of '08", was welcomed into the fledgling "filmic collective" (© Norrie Sinclair 2008), made some exceptional friends, helped some of those friends make the movies they wanted to make, watched some exceptional movies and thoroughly enjoyed the entire journey.  The 3 years I was active back then were some of the best of my entire time on the internet; I met and had the privilege of working with some insanely talented people (and some who were just insane ;)) and I'll always look back fondly on the time we shone a light into the void and said "we're TMU".  And be damned proud of it, too.

 

I don't do social media (for a raft of reasons I won't go into here), was never one to ask around here, there and everywhere to try to drum up interest in my projects unless someone had at least shown a inkling of being interested, and prefer to make what I want, when I want, and hope that people enjoy it as much as I enjoy writing and shooting it.  So going hunting for actors, writers etc was never something I was comfortable doing.  With TMU going the way it has, it means that any projects I now make will be forced, because of the nature of my "comfort level", to be much smaller, low key affairs.  And that's fine.

 

And no matter what happens, I'll be here til the last light goes out.  I always envisaged Ken being like Straczynski in the final episode of Babylon 5; being the last one here, having a fond and nostalgic glance around, and flicking the switch to make it go dark.

 

So why, after all the "negatives" above have I even bothered coming back and (indeed) posting this long ramble at all?

 

Because this place is my home.

 

I've been around the net a looooong time, and been in a fair old few communities over my 50-odd years, and none have ever come anywhere as close to feeling like this place has.


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Posted 22 November 2020 - 10:29 PM

Just found this game that's in early access. Of course it's not going to be the same but it's obviously borrowed the entirety of its ideas from The Movies game.

 

https://store.steamp...ilmmaker_Tycoon

 

So far... bad reviews :(


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Posted 24 November 2020 - 07:29 AM

Just found this game that's in early access. Of course it's not going to be the same but it's obviously borrowed the entirety of its ideas from The Movies game.

 

https://store.steamp...ilmmaker_Tycoon

 

So far... bad reviews :(

I saw that the other day. Wish Steam or GOG would put up The Movies to buy. I've had Windows 10 for a year now and maybe it's time to pull out the old discs and install.



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Posted 24 November 2020 - 09:07 AM

Go on, mate... you know you want to ;)

 

As discussed in this thread, there are... ways to get it working under Windows 10 (FT has had some issues, but the install I did has been fine).


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Posted 24 November 2020 - 08:35 PM

So that what been happening glad to see some uplift in the forums and a little more activity, I will make promotion of one of the movies I’m making, but have made an observation that I did not see before.
So when videos to started embedded YouTube, Vimeo and other sites into there site then there seems to be no incentive to load to the main site and just use YouTube instead plus it promotes other sites as well and I think it’s one of the reasons tmu fell because there was no incentive for use to upload to the main site cause people seem to link there YouTube channel to the main sites then leave and I have been guilty of this.
Now one idea is to create new site to upload movies and from what your telling me killan this movie site is mostly run on flash but correct me if I’m wrong. The new site could link to to the forums in some sense but that one possibly but we would not allow linked YouTube or Vimeo and yes I know those have more robust tools but might make easier to build community from here instead of them going to new platforms or a complete resign of The whole system on a new site with new features, this the other Avenue we could take and there plenty of sites teaching you how to build a site as well. But let me know your thoughts in the comments below if not we keep as is.

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Posted 24 November 2020 - 10:18 PM

Zeke

 

Reinventing the wheel isn't going to work, my friend. Believe me, if I thought simply setting up a new movie site, moving the content across from the old one to the new one and running a hoover and a duster over these here forums was gonna work, I'd have done it already (ok, so maybe I did flap a cloth here and there in a vague effort to drum up some interest ;))

 

The scale of the job that what you're talking about would entail is well beyond the means of a handful of part-time amateurs, even with the best will in the world, and the cost of hosting, purchasing and setting up scripts, moving massive quantities of data from database to database without losing anything (even if access to that data was available, which it isn't) is going to be prohibitive, even supposing there is going to be help available to do it (again, with a handful of people, all of whom have a lot less free time on their hands these days than we used to back in the Before), it's just not feasible

 

TMU as a whole unit grew out of Ken's desire to ensure that the "community" that formed out of TMO before it died had somewhere to go.  At the time, he had the disposable income to buy the domain, purchase the necessary scripts, set up and support the site, and the enthusiasm of over a hundred people when the site first started, that rapidly grew when TMO shut down for the last time, and was grown further by large numbers of active users spreading the word amongst the fledgling forums of the likes of iClone and Moviestorm, which were in their early days at the time.

 

He also had the help of code monkeys like Tarison and Rileyman who gave their coding expertise freely to get the site configured and working (which would be another cost that would have to be absorbed these days,too, unless you have the knowledge yourself or know someone who could do it for you for free).

 

We managed to interest a number of people from both other communities (iClone users always seemed to be more willing to leave their corner of the internet than MS users ever did, for what reason I could never figure out) and the numbers of members jumped up.

 

The cost of such a thing nowadays, coupled with the sheer paucity of numbers, doesn't make such a task a viable option.

 

If we had half the numbers of active, engaged members we had in the site's heyday, then I'd say it might be worth a shot.  But not with maybe 3 or 4 regular posters and maybe another 5 or 6 occasional visitors.

 

The cost alone would be prohibitive, as previously mentioned; with the world wide Covid situation as it is, I doubt very much anyone has more than a spare dime available, and I certainly don't have the kind of money spare to throw at a project this big (god knows how much it costs Ken to keep it running; one would imagine a lot less these days than 5-10 years ago, with no extra load on the movie server and a lot less streaming bandwidth required, but he must still be paying something, so god love the Big White Chief for still letting us have a pen to play in, even if the decoration is getting a bit tired and the wallpaper is peeling and the latch on the back gate is stuck...).

 

I looked into it briefly a week or two ago when I came back, just to scope out what it might cost to replicate the existing setup in the current economic environment; scripts to run a movie site cost anywhere from a few bucks for a very basic set (nowhere near the functionality the site used to have before it went down) to nearly $1k for the all singing, all dancing ones. So let's say $500 for the script; not an amount that just anyone has knocking around in their wallet that they can throw at something like this.

 

Bandwidth alone for a site the size of TMU (with probably over 10k movies ranging from a few seconds in length to over 2hrs for the longest single movie uploaded to the site) is gonna cost a lot from any host (yes you could set up and configure your own physical server, but what happens if it falls over, you have a power outage or hard drive crash, or your internet feed dies, or your ISP decides you're gobbling too much bandwidth? Everything dies, so makes sense to go for cloud hosting with redundancies.... but that stuff costs. And it ain't cheap.) 

 

Professional quality hosting, which is what you'd have to provide in order to keep the sites maintained and running to the standard that at least we've got now if not to the standard that they used to be at, for a site the size of TMU is probably gonna cost around $100 a month, if not more.  Again, that's not pocket change for people.

 

And, on top of all the costs above, you've then got to have enough admins and moderators from different time zones to manage and check uploads, provide assistance with people having issues, etc, etc, etc... and that means available bodies... which, as we've already discussed, there aren't enough of.

 

Plus, the biggest hurdle you're always going to face; YouTube is much more of a household name, and people are going to stick stuff there for free in the hope of getting better exposure than they will ever get sticking in on some speciality media site (which is effectively what we are).

 

Yes, we all know the reality is you have to be mighty lucky and talented to attract even a small and reasonable following, but enough people all dream (especially these days) of becoming a "Professional YouTuber" that that's where all the time and effort goes these days when it comes to video hosting.

 

Again, if there were three times as many active members (by which I mean people posting regularly, at least once or twice a week, with ongoing projects of different types to interest the different interests of the active userbase), then maybe it might be worth looking at if you had the money burning a hole in your pocket and nothing else to spend it on, and enough spare time or helpful resource to turn to setting the whole thing up.

 

But we don't.

 

Don't get me wrong; I'd LOVE this place to be alive and kicking again, but it's never going to happen (beyond the 10 or so regular or occasional posters we get, maybe half of which are still actively involved in making movies of some kind or another these days).  We have no place to upload movies, not enough diversity of platforms (that aren't already sequestered away in their own communities and won't leave, because what is there to interest them outside that we can offer these days?), not enough people to make it worthwhile any more (other than the lone newbie just starting out maybe and perhaps one or two old hands who might drop by and decide to dabble in it once again for a while).

 

As much as I want to be proved wrong, the mere fact that in the last 7 years the active userbase has dwindled away to nearly nothing is evidence in itself; just look at the comments on my return thread; people moved on. The ones who are still involved in the hobby are mainly iCloners, who have their own forums and content on the Reallusion site, upload to YouTube or Vimeo, etc, and really, other than those few still active members over there that were either icloners already, or became iCloners through TMU and left for greener pastures when the ship started to go down, none of them are going to bother coming here, except for nostalgia maybe.

 

Moviestorm is effectively dead in the water; their forum died earlier in the year and was down for over 6 months and recently came back up, their movie database is all but extinct and no longer works, but they have no active central user base any more either; there are again a handful of users who still use the platform that check in from time to time over there, but the majority have either moved on to iClone, still beaver away with a platform that was dropped unceremoniously and hasn't had an update in 4 years, or have given it up entirely.  They have a discord channel, I am led to believe, but it doesn't appear to have much in the way of activity (at least, so I'm told, in regard to the making of movies anyway).  For some reason, TMU never really appealed to MS users the same way iClone did (maybe because MS had it's own movie upload site which made MSers a bit more parochial, whilst iClone never did... maybe that's why?)

 

TM is slowly going; the only new users now are the odd folk who'll pick it up in the bargain bin or cheap here or there, probably mess with it a bit and then put it aside. We will always have a few dedicated folk who'll go looking for whatever afterlife it has, but as evidenced over the years, 90% of users who start out with TM after TMO vanished end up vanishing off the face of the earth after playing around with it for a bit; yes, there are always stalwarts, but they are always in the minority.

 

Other platform users never got hooked in here in enough numbers to ever make that big an impact; it was always the TM crowd, the icloners and the few MS users who keep this place alive and kicking and, with the loss of greater and greater numbers of active community members over the years, the life just drained out of the place.

 

It's a shame, but again it can't be expected that we'd ever get anything like the number of participants that we used to, for anything.  Talking to an old pal the other day who was around for a long while after I got sucked away, apparently once TMOA (which was the lynchpin holding the community together) stopped being a regular thing, people started to drift away in greater and greater numbers.  As with all things, those on the periphery, those who hung on purely due to nostalgia or friendships, went first, followed by people who had no time to indulge the hobby any more, then those who moved on to other things, and so on and so on.  The "hard core" guys who stuck around managed to keep the lights going for a few more years, but most of them have gone onto other things by now, too (and no finger pointing or accusations about anyone in the abve, it's merely an observation from a long time community member who watched some of this happen and recounted their own opinion to me of what they saw).

 

God love the folks who stuck it out through thick and thin in the "lean years" and tried to drum up interest enough to revitalise the community, but I think by that point too much leakage had occurred and not enough new blood had arrived to replace it.  I think that the heyday of our kind of 3d animation is over now; we burned bright, but the kind of interest it got back then has burned out now and I very much doubt it'll ever come back.

 

It doesn't mean I don't miss it, it doesn't mean I wish it were different, it doesn't mean I don't clap and salute the hardy souls who tried to keep it going through the lean times; I do.  I just don't think that a handful of not-as-committed-as-they-used-to-be-able-to-be people can undo the slow decay of 5 or so years of slow decline.

 

Christ, that was a stream of consciousness and a half! Apologies to anyone who sat and read all that, but I felt I had to get my point of view out.

 

TL:DR  - would love it to be as busy as it used to be round here, but it ain't gonna happen.  Not enough to keep folk around, not enough to attract new blood, just a few dogged souls touching base with each other now and again and occasionally turning out a movie from time to time.


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#16 Zeke365

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Posted 25 November 2020 - 12:36 AM

so its not matter if TMU will go down but when sad but I guess we can cherish the memories but VR seems to be a big thing and there some movie creation tools with that with limitations maybe we get hold of that it something, her light burning out but we do not know when. Thanks for your reply. 


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Posted 25 November 2020 - 01:31 AM

There is a group of TM modders at Deviant art.  We have about 30 members. 

https://www.devianta.../themoviesgroup

 

It costs nothing to sign up and you can share mods, and post short videos.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Posted 25 December 2020 - 09:25 PM

So this little bit off subject yes I know it know new site might not be the best thing since most if not all moved on to different things. And i started thinking of maybe a backup site just cause the main site goes down we can still have have backup of the history of TMUnderground.
The platform I’m looking at is peertube which is kind interesting how they approach this so if you wanted to check out here a link https://peer.tube/

So let me know your thoughts on having backup of all TMUnderground movies on different platform if this one or when it does goes down and let’s hope the lights still stay on for months to come.

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Posted 26 December 2020 - 08:19 PM

I think it'd be an idea (especially as a lot of the movies on the main site aren't playable on mobile devices these days), but A) it's a lot of content (20k movies at a wild guess?), which is a lot of content to host, and at a quick look most of the curated peertube options only allow 10Gb of storage, which would be far too little for that number of videos I'm guessing) and B) without access to the actual files, how would you go about retrieving the data to host it elsewhere?

 

That's without the issues of moving around and reposting content from authors without their permission, so while it's an admirable idea, I'm not sure of the practicalities of what you're suggesting?


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