So, what can we do better next year -- Dakar Coverage?

Discussion in 'Racing' started by PackMule, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    So Mister T, is the new mudderrator.

    When i see a topics with so many, of these , that i have to guess is there something between the lines. Need to read twice, does he really mean it. Or must I skip that.
    What is important, what is not.

    Is the expression always used right?

    Could the mod give attention to that?







    :shog

    Or is it, it is not my daily language.
  2. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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  3. Myway

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  4. Stagehand

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  5. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Round of applause for the new mods stepping up to moderate the madness and the mods who have been in the thick of it for years, and to Baldy & crew of course and the all the amazing contributors, trackers etc. :bow

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  6. Carlos M

    Carlos M www.motoxplorers.com

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    Yep, thanks in advance for keeping the place organized. Also, I know it's impossible to control, but if you could keep this "internationally rally oriented" it would be great. Though I am afraid that with all the R. Gordon infatuation and with J Christ himself competing on a Honda the F5reHose may look more and more like we're following Baja 8K :D
  7. Goofy1

    Goofy1 Been here awhile

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    I'm Merican as the next and a fan of both JC and RG but Dakar is the showcase of international talent. For me, the triumphs and tribulations of the "lesser" competitors makes for a truly magical event.


  8. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    ... we need one of THESE: :deal

    http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=131

    ticking away at the top of each page, so that the global entity that is the f5 consciousness are in synch and know what time the stages and rally is keeping... REGARDLESS of where in the worlds many time zones they live or what they are doing... In january there is only ONE time zone... the DAKAR ZONE.

    This should many of the numerous, "hey... what time are they starting... I thought they started at 06:00 pacific central... no was that 08:15 standard New York time... hey... what are you doing up at midnight in Mogadishu...? have they started yet?" :huh type of posts.

    If f5mods flood or PackMule could give this their attention (or some other helpful mod soul)... I am still on my mod waterwings and don't want to f5¤ck something up! :lol3

    Troy
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  9. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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  10. Myway

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    + LIVE TV start program in the different countries

    Tried to search for online self to install EPG/GUI so that you can get only the the programms with Dakar inside.

    http://tvprofil.net/xmltv/

    but do not have ............

    I saw there are program website with gui that give the time in my local time.
  11. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    I added Floods global time code to the main threads opening post. :freaky Perhaps now just some friendly reminders of where to check start times and how to reference the local time.
  12. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    So here are the embedded time zone clocks:

    Local time in Peru <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n131" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in Chile and Argentina <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n51" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in London, UK <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n136" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in Central Europe <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n37" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in the US: EST <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n179" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in the US: CST <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n104" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in the US: MST <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n75" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in the US: PST <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n224" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in Australia: WST <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n196" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in Australia: CST <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n72" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in Australia: CDT <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n5" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in Australia: EST <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n47" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Local time in Australia: EDT <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n240" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>


    Master doyle has added them to the opening post of the official live-coverage thread. Everyone can hit the "quote" button to grab the code and use the relevant clock (Peru or Chile/Argentina) in their post when it matters.
  13. Myway

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    Local time in:
    [​IMG] : <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n131" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>..........[​IMG] [​IMG] : <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n51" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>..........[​IMG] : <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n136" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>..........[​IMG] :CST <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n37" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>
    [​IMG] : EST <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n179" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>: CST <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n104" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>: MST <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n75" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>: PST <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n224" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>..........[​IMG] : WST <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n196" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>: CST <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n72" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>: CDT <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n5" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>: EST <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n47" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>: EDT <IFRAME height=18 src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyuogp/n240" frameBorder=0 width=82></IFRAME>​
  14. D.T.

    D.T. Difficult but useful

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    Holy sh$t that's cool....
  15. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    i'll be around to help moderate & update the cliff notes thread again this year. :D

    i talked to baldy / ops to make sure the servers are ready to handle the traffic that the F5rehose spawns, no word yet if anything on the forum will have to be disabled to handle the traffic load - i'll ask again in a minute and get back to everyone.
  16. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    Thanks again Kaia! :clap

    I'll be around too as much as I can although most of my interaction will be through the nights (East Coast time). Work (sucks), three very expensive consultants that I babysit, and a special stage like commute will preclude me from devoting too much time during the 6:30am to 7pm time frame but I will pop in and try not to mess too much up as frequently as I can.

    :lol3
  17. Flood

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    Awesome. I gave the boss a heads-up a week ago or so. Good to have someone close to the hardware.
  18. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    spoke with ops - they're expecting the traffic and will take similar measures to what they did last year (disabling uploading photos, whatnot)...

    they ARE planning an upgrade to a more scalable backend system, but were unable to complete the move before the race this year. the database is usually the bottleneck, and will continue to be so until the upgrade happens (once dakar F5 madness settles down).

    thanks as usual to Baldy and the SmugMug ops team for keeping us online during our favorite time of year!
  19. Flood

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  20. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    This is going to be Helder's Year. :super