Livetext beta testing

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  • craigy Staff 27 Sep 2010 16:21:27 8,171 posts
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    Hi guys,

    For a while now we've been working on a new Livetext system for when we're covering events like E3 keynotes, and it's nearly ready.

    Before we put it live though, we want to do a little stress test. That's where you come in!

    Today at 3pm I'll post a link to this thread which will take you to a test Livetext page where we'll be conducting a Q&A session with Tom Bramwell, our beloved editor, so we can put the thing through it's paces.

    We'd be forever in your debt if you could spare 30 minutes to help give the system a whirl.

    So...who's in?

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    We're now live!

    Go here:
    http://beta-www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-28-livetext-beta-test-article

    You'll need the following details:
    Username: mafia2
    Password: p0sitive (that's a zero)

    Any feedback or bugs, post em here or in the livetext!
  • megastar 27 Sep 2010 16:24:35 17,235 posts
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    will there be prizes?
  • Deleted user 27 September 2010 16:25:47
    I should be around
  • mcmonkeyplc 27 Sep 2010 16:26:00 39,893 posts
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    I'll fuck it up good and proper!
  • Blerk Moderator 27 Sep 2010 16:26:37 48,224 posts
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    Will there be swearing?
  • StarchildHypocrethes 27 Sep 2010 16:27:52 27,611 posts
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    Will it have video like Chatroulette?

    Iíve always liked TomÖ
  • craigy Staff 27 Sep 2010 16:28:28 8,171 posts
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    Oh yeah I forgot to say: anyone who breaks it wins a prize!
  • Blerk Moderator 27 Sep 2010 16:29:02 48,224 posts
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    craigy wrote:
    Oh yeah I forgot to say: anyone who breaks it wins a prize!
    They get to fix it.
  • HoriZon 27 Sep 2010 16:29:37 13,754 posts
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    craigy wrote:
    Oh yeah I forgot to say: anyone who breaks it wins a prize!

    A date with Tom?
  • mcmonkeyplc 27 Sep 2010 16:30:06 39,893 posts
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    Blerk wrote:
    Will there be swearing?

    Craigy you need to answer this question. It's imperitive there be swearing so we can test out the swear filter.

    There is a swear filter right?

    :)
  • localnotail 27 Sep 2010 16:30:35 23,084 posts
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    craigy wrote:
    Oh yeah I forgot to say: anyone who breaks it wins a prize!

    The Eurogamer prize is a lie :(
  • mrpon 27 Sep 2010 16:31:33 30,596 posts
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    It's in the bag.

    /loads up IE7
  • Chimpus 27 Sep 2010 16:31:43 751 posts
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    Its the taking part that counts
  • Syrette 27 Sep 2010 16:32:18 45,510 posts
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    localnotail wrote:
    craigy wrote:
    Oh yeah I forgot to say: anyone who breaks it wins a prize!

    The Eurogamer prize is a lie :(

    No, it's cake.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 27 Sep 2010 16:33:02 27,611 posts
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    Bet it still doesn't display my full name in IE.

    /is not bitter in any way no sir
  • Deleted user 27 September 2010 16:35:05
    Will Bobby Kotick be involved?
  • jonsaan 27 Sep 2010 16:35:30 25,912 posts
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    what does that last bit say? Starchildhypocrethesucksoffoldmenwhenhecan
  • X201 27 Sep 2010 16:36:23 16,617 posts
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    StarchildHypocrethes wrote:
    Bet it still doesn't display my full name in IE.

    /is not bitter in any way no sir

    You have the wording correct.

    It can display your name, but, like the rest of us, it gets fed up of typing it after the first half dozen characters ;-)
  • craigy Staff 27 Sep 2010 16:36:28 8,171 posts
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    :D
  • StarchildHypocrethes 27 Sep 2010 16:36:28 27,611 posts
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    Aha. You must be using Firefox!
  • StarchildHypocrethes 27 Sep 2010 16:37:39 27,611 posts
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    X201 wrote:
    It can display your name, but, like the rest of us, it gets fed up of typing it after the first half dozen characters ;-)
    :D

    I don't ever log out of the site now as I can't be arsed to type it in myself.
  • Dirtbox 28 Sep 2010 09:09:11 81,887 posts
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    I'll break it with gusto.
  • BravoGolf Moderator 28 Sep 2010 09:13:52 12,753 posts
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    Dirtbox wrote:
    I'll break it with gusto.

    Me too, we'll team up and split the winnings :)
  • Vroom 28 Sep 2010 09:27:18 4,643 posts
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    Where? Where is it? I can't see it! Stupid Eurogamer. I'm starting a thread about this crap! No! I shall start several threads!

    So yeah. Me test too. I'll go put something nice on for Tom !:)
  • Bremenacht 28 Sep 2010 09:45:46 21,767 posts
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    Can we ask lots of questions about Bobby Kotick?
  • craigy Staff 28 Sep 2010 09:47:15 8,171 posts
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    Heh, ask whatever you like :D
  • nickthegun 28 Sep 2010 10:36:42 64,323 posts
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    mrpon wrote:
    It's in the bag.

    /loads up IE7

    /fires up safari
    //wins prize within 3 seconds of the page rendering
  • graysonavich 28 Sep 2010 11:34:51 7,755 posts
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    Last time I "gave the system a whirl" (the karma beta) it wasn't too well received.
  • mal 28 Sep 2010 11:45:41 24,192 posts
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    /turns off Javascript
  • Bremenacht 28 Sep 2010 12:24:19 21,767 posts
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    /sets adblock to kill
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