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I noticed a while ago that Doom 'Purgatory' is encoded at 48kHz because my little Sony mp3 player wouldn't accept it so I've been wondering about that for a while, but I just today noticed in the submission rules that

Will there be a re-encoding of tracks like this to the lower whatever-you-call-it-rate or are we just leaving them as-is?

We noticed this recently as well, since last.fm won't allow these to be uploaded.

There's no way to reencode the MP3s without further loss; ideally the original artist would do the encode. I'll compile a list of the 48Khz mixes and hopefully Larry and I can track down as many as possible.

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We noticed this recently as well, since last.fm won't allow these to be uploaded.

There's no way to reencode the MP3s without further loss; ideally the original artist would do the encode. I'll compile a list of the 48Khz mixes and hopefully Larry and I can track down as many as possible.

That was a good example of a djp Override. :lol:

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Also, why do we not have a link to the Thieves of Fate project on the main page?

I was not even aware of the project's completion until last week. (yeah yeah, I know, I'm not a mixer. leave off, I don't even check the project forums)

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Here's some fixes for some of the About Us pages...

Links:

Albums

Rise of the Star - An upbeat collection of arrangements from the classic SNES platformer, Kirby's Adventure.

NES, not SNES.

Industry Recognition:

Alberto Jose Gonzalez

Wrote to djpretzel to take credit for composing Pop-Up's music for the Game Boy.

Broken link to the game; update = http://www.ocremix.org/game/pop-up-gb/

Dave Wise

Personally contacted Vigilante

The link in the word "contacted" has an unnecessary letter P in its url ("showpthread" instead of "showthread").

And this might break djp's heart, but how about changing Actraiser's source tune from Filmoa to Fillmore?

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Also, why do we not have a link to the Thieves of Fate project on the main page?

I was not even aware of the project's completion until last week. (yeah yeah, I know, I'm not a mixer. leave off, I don't even check the project forums)

djp forgot to shrink the project logo used for the spotlight and add it to the big column of album project logos. I'll bug him if he doesn't see this.

Stuff

1. Kirby: Thanks

2. Pop-Up: Thanks

3. Dave Wise: Thanks

4. Filmoa: You're incorrect

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The "real name" field seems to be off by one pixel. Happens both in IE7 and FF2.

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See how the text on the real name row doesn't line up with the rest? This should be at the top of your priority list to fix. Not. I still though I should point it out, because it bothers me.

Now where'd I put my 3D glasses...

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My private message deal is saying I have an unread message? But this mysterious message does not seem to exist in my inbox, but it still says I have one unread message. What is the deal?

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My private message deal is saying I have an unread message? But this mysterious message does not seem to exist in my inbox, but it still says I have one unread message. What is the deal?

One of two things...

- Porn spambot that got in and PMed registered posters (I got a notification with the message in it, and the title certainly suggested porn) that was deleted by mods after it was caught.

- A real user that basically did the same thing, and had the some thing happen to their message (with a ban to boot?).

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One of two things...

- Porn spambot that got in and PMed registered posters (I got a notification with the message in it, and the title certainly suggested porn) that was deleted by mods after it was caught.

- A real user that basically did the same thing, and had the some thing happen to their message (with a ban to boot?).

The first option occurred. There were two spambots working in tandem. I don't think they got past the CAPTCHA registration themselves; it's likely a human registered the accounts then scripted the spamming.

vB seems to be a little weak on protecting from PM spam. Cleaning this up was a hassle. 3.7 supposedly helps w/ spam, but we may add a usergroup that users are automatically promoted to after posting once and being regged for at least two days that allows PMing, and remove PMing from users with no posts, if it's ever a problem again.

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The first option occurred. There were two spambots working in tandem. I don't think they got past the CAPTCHA registration themselves; it's likely a human registered the accounts then scripted the spamming.

Sneaky sneaky.

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True, but since that's the situation, it can't be helped. When I have some free time, I can watch some Raptor playthroughs on YouTube and try to formulate song titles, but it's a very low priority.

I always thought it amusing that TO's Raptor mix attributed only the source tune from the game NOT a part of the mix's name. Not to mention, when it was posted, I was rather (pleasantly) surprised to see a Raptor mix. The game does have plenty of remixable material, though.

Anyway, what I posted for is that I found the level name for the song in question. It's "Bravo Sector - Wave 2". See this YouTube video at 4:52 for evidence.

(Just a warning, it flashes by quickly, you may need to pause to read the mission loading screen it's on.)

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Sorry to sound anal, but while that does confirm one area that music is from, I'd need to know if it was repeated elsewhere in the game. Provided the stages are linear, that's why I'd need a speedrun of the game to confirm everything without any doubt. YouTube does have a complete run split into several vids, so if you or anyone else has the free time to verify that, I'd appreciate it. Time is currently not a commodity I have a lot of.

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Can the PM box be backed up somehow? Mine is full, but I'd hate to delete all my PM's and copying the text in them and backing them up manually would be such a pain. It would be great if there was a way to just dump the whole box into a text file or something.

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Click private messages, aaaall the way down to the bottom at the right you can dump them all as text files.

Sweet! Thanks, I didn't know about that feature. Feels nice to have an empty PM box, that's for sure...

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Okay, in all srsness, why was I banned on AF day? It's not a huge deal, of course. I can live without these forums for a day. But I don't know why. For kicks? That seems a bit lame. To teach me a lesson? For what? It seems I was the only guy this happened to, so some clarification would be appreciated.

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Okay, in all srsness, why was I banned on AF day? It's not a huge deal, of course. I can live without these forums for a day. But I don't know why. For kicks? That seems a bit lame. To teach me a lesson? For what? It seems I was the only guy this happened to, so some clarification would be appreciated.

You weren't the only one. But, as always, anyone spoiling that fact that it was April 1st got the BANHAMMER for the day!

AND WE'D DO IT AGAIN!

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You weren't the only one. But, as always, anyone spoiling that fact that it was April 1st got the BANHAMMER for the day!

???????

What do you mean? Spoiling? In what sense? Did I give away OCR's jokes? Or any other jokes?

At any rate, if you're gonna do that please let me know in the ban message so I (or anyone else) don't have to wonder, or track down an answer this way.

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???????

What do you mean? Spoiling? In what sense? Did I give away OCR's jokes? Or any other jokes?

At any rate, if you're gonna do that please let me know in the ban message so I (or anyone else) don't have to wonder, or track down an answer this way.

That you couldn't figure out a ban message of http://static.flickr.com/43/78363625_d48840c032.jpg is awesome. Please do it again next year! :lol:

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???????

What do you mean? Spoiling? In what sense? Did I give away OCR's jokes? Or any other jokes?

At any rate, if you're gonna do that please let me know in the ban message so I (or anyone else) don't have to wonder, or track down an answer this way.

You posted this at 1:26 A.M. on April 1, 2008:

So we all know what day today is. The Internet goes wild, but in RL the routine remains depressingly familiar. Classes, lunch, work, nothing seriously changes. One teacher quipped that he was "not fooling" when he assigned homework due today. A couple of my friends are going are going to try and steal their boss's chair, but I don't work with them and they may not even be able to do it.

So what will you do? How will you celebrate this day, which many used to foolishly believe was the New Year before the Gregorian Calendar and pimp-slapped their asses?

It has been a tradition among the mods to silence anyone who mentions that it is April Fool's Day on April 1st. While we didn't have a big joke this year because of most of the site staff being too busy to pull anything together, it has been a huge problem in the past with people who've tried to ruin all the classic OCR jokes like EAMix and Paid Member accounts. These people believe that they are the smartest people ever and that they are obligated to ruin any kind of April Fool's fun that we may have.

Call it nipping things in the bud.

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That you couldn't figure out a ban message of http://static.flickr.com/43/78363625_d48840c032.jpg is awesome. Please do it again next year! :lol:

Well as soon as I read this I got it, of course. Remember, I thought it was a prank. Wasn't going to read too much into it. Banned me for steak sauce, whatever. Perhaps it was that important. Even if I did make the A1 connection, that doesn't say to me, "We temp banned you because you made some risky comments regarding acknowledgment of April Fool's."

It has been a tradition among the mods to silence anyone who mentions that it is April Fool's Day on April 1st.

Advanced knowledge of this would help considerably.

While we didn't have a big joke this year because of most of the site staff being too busy to pull anything together, it has been a huge problem in the past with people who've tried to ruin all the classic OCR jokes like EAMix and Paid Member accounts. These people believe that they are the smartest people ever and that they are obligated to ruin any kind of April Fool's fun that we may have.

Call it nipping things in the bud.

Do you understand how my comment was not what you're indicating? I've never the guy who goes "IT'S A JOKE GUYS LOL" in response to an Internet AF joke I may see. If people aren't smart enough to figure it out on this day of all days, all the better for them when they find out themselves.

I never said anything last AF, and I've never done it anywhere else. Rather, I was curious as to what other people were going to do to people in their day-to-day, RL routine. I didn't ask what OCR pranks would or wouldn't be pulled. I was genuinely interested in how people would spend April Fool's.

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Do you understand how my comment was not what you're indicating? I've never the guy who goes "IT'S A JOKE GUYS LOL" in response to an Internet AF joke I may see. If people aren't smart enough to figure it out on this day of all days, all the better for them when they find out themselves.

Do you understand that by simply talking about April Fool's Day you're alerting people to the fact that anything that seems remotely suspicious could potentially be a joke? It doesn't matter whether you are actively trying to ruin a joke or you are genuinely interested in what people are doing for the day. The fact of the matter is that you reminded people that it was April Fool's Day. At 1:30 in the morning. On April Fool's Day. Innocent intentions or not, you spoiled the day for jokesters. You were banned so that you wouldn't be able to post, so that you wouldn't inadvertently do it again. You weren't banned because you committed any kind of serious offense, and you certainly weren't the first, last, or only one who got banned for the day. Get over it.

As for this?

It has been a tradition among the mods to silence anyone who mentions that it is April Fool's Day on April 1st.

Advanced knowledge of this would help considerably.

Yeah, that's a great idea. We're gonna tell everyone right before April Fool's Day that if they talk about April Fool's Day on April Fool's Day we're gonna ban them for all of April Fool's Day. Brilliant. That'll make sure nobody remembers that it's April Fool's Day.

:roll:

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Sorry to sound anal, but while that does confirm one area that music is from, I'd need to know if it was repeated elsewhere in the game. Provided the stages are linear, that's why I'd need a speedrun of the game to confirm everything without any doubt. YouTube does have a complete run split into several vids, so if you or anyone else has the free time to verify that, I'd appreciate it. Time is currently not a commodity I have a lot of.

I'm actually pretty sure all the music in the game is re-used. What exactly would that mean for naming the track, though? Would you name it a combination of all the levels?

I know that Bravo Sector Wave 2 is certainly the first place in the game it is used, being the second level.

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