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Old 04-18-2003, 2:50 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Free Travel Videos To Everywhere

Pick the destination of your choice. I am streaming free, non-commercial, amateur travel videos on the Windows Media Player that include all 7 continents. No ads and I sell nothing.

The only thing you need is a high speed internet connection.

27 different films are currently on-line. Visit Italy, Bali, Hawaii, Mayan Temples, Russia, China, Cambodia, Peru, the Galapagos, or Antarctica, among many other options; see whales, penguins, or polar bears. The planet is yours.

My video page with the full menu is:

http://intrepidberkeleyexplorer.com/Video.html

Give these films a try. Feedback is welcome. (I also have still pictures, which you can reach using the link at the bottom of the video page.)

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Old 04-18-2003, 2:53 PM   #2
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ACK!! loose the MIDI background music!!! I HATE that.

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Old 04-18-2003, 3:20 PM   #3
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Paul,

OK, if you hate midi music, (which I happen to like), flee immediately from my video page using any available link to the AdventurePics site from which the videos are actually streamed.
That page, and the videos themselves, are a midi-free zone.

You are the first person to complain about the midi music, and only the second person who was upset by my video page. A prior viewer said the colors were too gaudy and referred me to examples of terrible website designs.

Since several thousand people have used this page in the last few months, I still think its OK. As for midi, I wanted to be the midi site of the week, and Cresendo considered me a valid candidate. Nearly every page of the Intrepid Berkeley Explorer site has midi music, so avoid it, and bookmark AdventurePics if you like the films.

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Old 04-18-2003, 4:42 PM   #4
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Pretty cool site overall but I too would have prefered atleast the option to turn off the midi music as it interfered with the music I was already listening too from my mp3 server....but the choice of your midi's wasnt bad...been to many a site that had terrible choices for midis .
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Old 04-18-2003, 5:24 PM   #5
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ACK!! loose the MIDI background music!!! I HATE that.

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ditto...i too listen to mp3s...same thing as mntsnow.
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Old 04-18-2003, 7:11 PM   #6
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I understand the point being made and would like to have adopted Mntsnow's suggestion that the video page allow for the midi music to be turned off.

Unfortunately, Yahoo's Pagebuilder does not include the option of an on/off control that viewers can use to eliminate background midi music. This is a Pagebuilder defect I cannot do anything about.

I have removed the loop box that had been checked on that page, so the song only plays once. This appears to be the only modification Pagebuilder allowed me to make.

Sorry about this problem; but for people who hate midi or are listening to mp3, the video page can be skipped if you immediately click on any link to the AdventurePics.com page from which the videos are actually streamed. Of course the videos include narration and nearly all have their own wide range of music, which I guaranty is 100% midi-free.

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Old 04-18-2003, 7:13 PM   #7
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Still a cool site
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Old 04-18-2003, 8:35 PM   #8
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Yeah, I think it's pretty cool too. Added to my favorites...
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Old 08-19-2003, 3:33 PM   #9
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Thumbs up Las Vegas Video - Not a Gamble

Vegas is Xtreme. I've got the movie to prove it.

My newest film “Neon Nights” whisks you off to Las Vegas; and the most you can possibly lose is 31 minutes, but no money. Watch the volcano erupt, pirates battle, fountains dance to music, as the Las Vegas hotel-casinos lure people to the slot machines by pretending to be Venice, Paris, Imperial Rome, Ancient Egypt, New York, and Rio. Plus everything lights up at night, especially The Neon.

Come to Vegas, provided you have a high speed internet connection.

“Neon Nights” is a free, non-commercial, streaming video on the Windows Media Player. No ads and no strings attached. I still sell absolutely anything. (If you actually want to gamble for money, or you are interested in Vegas editing software, this is the wrong place.)

My video site with a complete menu is:

http://intrepidberkeleyexplorer.com/Video.html

There are 26 of my other amateur travel videos on-line including trips to China, Russia, Antarctica, Italy, Hawaii, Britain, Mayan Pyramids, Australia, Bali, Africa, Greece, and Turkey; see lions, whales, elephants, or penguins. The planet is yours.

Give these films a try. (I also have still pictures from every continent, which you can link to at the bottom of the video page, regardless of the modem being used.)

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Old 08-19-2003, 8:34 PM   #10
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I have merged your most recent post/thread into this one as it is just advertisement for your site....this is NOT what this forum is for. If it continues I will close your account and delete this thread.

You are welcome to Update this thread occasionally but if it gets out of hand I will prevent it.
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Old 07-02-2004, 6:16 PM   #11
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Thumbs up Tour Germany On Line In 32 Minutes

First, I really hope this is being posted correctly, following instructions; placed at the end of the existing thread from last year.

My newest film “Septemberfest” presents all of Germany’s best known places: Frankfurt’s old town, a Rhine River cruise, Cologne’s Cathedral, the Hamburg red-light district, Berlin (The Wall, and other changes since 1990), lovely Dresden, Nuremberg, the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial, Munich (glockenspiel, beer hall, and palaces), plus King Ludwig II’s most famous castle.

"Septemberfest" is another free, non-commercial, streaming video on the Windows Media Player. No ads and no strings attached. I still sell absolutely nothing. However, you need a high speed internet connection such as DSL or cable in order to view the film.

My video site is:

http://intrepidberkeleyexplorer.com/Video.html

The still pictures of Germany can be viewed with any modem at:

http://intrepidberkeleyexplorer.com/Page23.html

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Old 12-03-2006, 2:55 PM   #12
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Thumbs up Tour France On Line In 28 Minutes (Video + Stills)

My recent film “Napoleon Slept Here” takes you all around France, beginning and ending in Paris, with Notre Dame Cathedral, the Pompidou Center, Eiffel Tower, Napoleon’s Tomb, Sainte-Chapelle’s stained glass & the City of Lights at night; plus Nimes with its Roman Arena and Temple, the walled city of Carcassonne, Lourdes, the Palace of Chenonceau, a peek at the Bayeux Tapestry, and much more.

This is a free, non-commercial, streaming video on the Windows Media Player. No ads and no strings attached. I sell absolutely nothing. All you need is a high speed internet connection.

The gallery of French still pictures can be viewed with any modem.

There are over 30 of my other amateur travel videos on-line. Visit Italy, England, Antarctica, Bali, Australia, China, Russia, Florida, Mayan Pyramids, Kenya, Hawaii, Greece, American National Parks, or Turkey; see elephants, whales, penguins, or polar bears.

The planet is yours, including my Home Page giant galaxy of still pictures at:

Both the videos and stills are available if you ask a search engine for:
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Old 12-03-2006, 5:09 PM   #13
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Great links, but wouldn't it be better to just link to the page where all the video's are hosted rather than your own portal to them;
http://www.adventurepics.com/IBE/video/video1.asp
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Old 12-03-2006, 6:08 PM   #14
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Win2Kuser,

I think it's better to use my Video Page, what you call the portal, rather than AdventurePics, for two good reasons:

1. My Video Page provides a comprehensive description of each video, including what is covered, and the year of filming. The AdventurePics page has far less information. With 32 videos now, I feel this Table of Contents function is important.

2. There is a very effective tracker from Yahoo/Geocities which lets me know which sites are best for video posts and how I am doing with search engines. This only works if the links go to my Video Page. Otherwise, I would have no way to understand what is going either right or wrong.

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Old 12-04-2006, 10:40 AM   #15
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Don't get me wrong Dave, I'm not dissin' your site, just making an observation.

I agree with the detailed information, but perhaps it may be better to have it less 'in your face' with the bright colours and all, and maybe split into sections such as European, caribean etc. I also found the titles a little confusing; if I was looking for a video on France, I would be looking for 'France' rather than 'Napoleon slept here'.

Oh and sorry, but that darn midi gets right up my nose, I know you can't switch it off and you say that it only plays once, but it must be quite a long file as it was playing for at least 3 minutes until I had enough and closed it.

Overall though, pretty cool site, lots of info, but let down a little bit by the over the top colours and lack of organisation...
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Thumbs up Discover Costa Rica's Rainforest Wildlife (Video + Stills)

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"Rainforest Nature Nation" celebrates unusual creatures of Costa Rica, starring the Walking Stick, Bullet Ant, Blue Jeans Frog, Sloth, Iguanas, Leaf Cutter Ants, White Faced Monkeys, and the Strangler Fig, among others. Also featured are Crocodiles plus Caiman, and don't miss Croc feeding time. Costa Rica protects its wildlife in private reserves and national parks.

"Rainforest Nature Nation" can be viewed on the web if you have a high speed internet connection.

This is a free, non-commercial, streaming video on the Windows Media Player. Absolutely no ads and no strings attached. I still sell absolutely nothing, travel videos being my hobby, not a business.

My video site is:

http://intrepidberkeleyexplorer.com/Video.html

With any modem you can view the Costa Rica still photo gallery at:

http://intrepidberkeleyexplorer.com/Page36.html

For all haters of midi music, Yahoo's SiteBuilder provides a control for turning it off, which I have placed at the bottom of every page with Costa Rica stills. Unfortunately, this tool usually fails to work, and Yahoo says that's normal. Blame Yahoo, not me.

There are over 30 of my other amateur travel videos on-line covering all seven continents. Visit Italy, England, Hawaii, Antarctica, Bali, China, Russia, Mayan Pyramids, Greece, or Turkey; see whales, penguins, or polar bears.

The planet is yours, including my Home Page giant galaxy of still pictures at:

http://intrepidberkeleyexplorer.com/

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Such informative web site! Large thanks! Thanks for a good time visiting www.xtremepccentral.com . It is really a pleasure understanding a web site like this filled with nice information. Thanks! regards
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