Annoying Flyovers - Page 2 at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > The DV Info Network > DV Info Net Announcements

DV Info Net Announcements
Important news relating to the DV Info Net site and these message boards.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old August 8th, 2005, 11:33 PM   #16
Major Player
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Miller Place, NY
Posts: 820
I gotta put in a vote for the flyovers--very, very useful. I log on, and see a whole bunch of new threads (or I'm browsing, and find a bunch of old ones) that I've never read. I just let my cursor rest on the title for a moment, and I see if the topic is something I'm interested in. If not, I leave it be, instead of constantly going in and out of different discussions. This is especially useful for threads with nebulous titles.

As far as only previewing the first post in a thread, well, if you really WANT to see the later posts, then chances are you're already interested enough in the thread to click into it right away, without hesitation. Once you're in the thread, you don't see the things, so they're not such a bother.

Now, I was annoyed a touch at first by the things popping up right in my line of sight while trying to read a thread's title, but I've found it to be a fairly easy adjustment to just give my mouse a little nudge when necessary, to keep the cursor and subsequent flyovers out of the way. Not to mention, most titles are already short enough to be read at a glance.

That's just me, though, and I wouldn't complain about their removal, if that's what most people want. I'm easy like that. :)
Robert Martens is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 9th, 2005, 09:32 AM   #17
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,244
I vote to remove them. They're like an annoying gnat buzzing around.

Jay
Jay Gladwell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 20th, 2005, 05:12 AM   #18
Major Player
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Plano, TX
Posts: 607
Sorry to chime in so late but I've been away for a while. I will say that they are one of the reasons I left for a while (well, that and traveling). I hate them, they are constantly in the way.
Rhett Allen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 20th, 2005, 10:32 AM   #19
Wrangler
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Posts: 1,929
So I guess the verdict is they're not a user-configurable option? I have sort of a love-hate relationship with them as well. They usually don't stay up long enough to be completely useful.
__________________
All the best,
Robert K S

Search DVinfo.net for quick answers | The best in the business: DVinfo.net sponsors
Robert Knecht Schmidt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24th, 2005, 10:49 AM   #20
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Posts: 50
I seem to use them everytime I am going to check out a new post. Allows me to know if it is relevant to what I am searching for or if I can help answer someones' question.

But I can see other members' points about it. And if they do go, it's not going to matter too much. Just click the post and check it out. Not what you are looking for, just use the good old back button.
__________________
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sean Hansen
CMProductions
http://pages.infinit.net/cybrmonk/
Montreal, Quebec
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sean Hansen is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > The DV Info Network > DV Info Net Announcements

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:26 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network