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Baseball=Life
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:12 pm    Post subject: Spamming CJB.NET Bastards Reply with quote

Well, good news guys.

I shelled out the $20 to get rid of those lame pop-up ads that came with the www.parkbaseball.cjb.net site. So we won't have to deal with those ads for a year now. It's weird, because I'm already paying $5 a month for the site--I'm surprised they're making me shell out even more dough.

Oh wait, I'm not surprised, they're a bunch of profit-hungry, exploitative corporate assholes. I should've known.

I'll just say in advance.....you're all welcome. Not a problem.
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tallguy
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice one, commish.

Yeah, fuck those corporate assholes! Fight the power!
Or, pay them off once a year! But only once a year, dammit!
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks so much!

The other option was go go on yahoo, and get a real domain name for our site, but this is great!
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Dave L
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Scott! That's much better. I still think we should lose the periodic page refresh. (see my new topic in , sorry for the wrong forum, General) We're not tracking stock prices...are we?? But, yeah thanks. A big problem with the refresh was that the popups would continually pop-up! Still, we could lose the circa 1965 stobe light...
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I must be ignorant because I don't really follow what you're saying, Dave. I hear you on how it's somewhat annoying to have that screen flash at you.

It comes down to whether or not Nick is willing to set up the auto-refresh each Sunday morning or not. I've never handled that aspect of the site, so I don't know how difficult or easy it is to do.

Perhaps someone else would be willing to do that first thing Sunday morning? I can easily give you the login/password info to edit the site if so. (Dave?) All that would be necessary is for that person to either come every Sunday, or let Nick and I know ahead of time if you weren't coming and we'd need to handle it ourselves.

The reason this was set up is, as you speculated, people would check the site and not get the latest info on Sunday mornings. You simply cannot trust people to refresh the frame on their own---people don't understand what that means. I've tried that already.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2006 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

C'mon in to the 21st century and use Firefox. Leave freakin IE alone. I know not of these refresh and constant popup problems.
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Southpaw Slim
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 12:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

AntMoOAK wrote:
C'mon in to the 21st century and use Firefox. Leave freakin IE alone. I know not of these refresh and constant popup problems.


Ahh... then you must be well acquainted with the "This Frame > Reload Frame" song. If not, you should ask Scott to perform it some time.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 12:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Many of us have cell phones... why not SMS/email the field conditions to people who can receive SMS or emails or IM's on the phone. My Blackberry blows up (apparently not for long thanks to that America Jr. company and their patent claim) with the Parkbaseball updates.

It's high time we use all this technology for some good... BASEBALL !!!
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Baseball=Life
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 1:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey, I'm more than happy to use whatever medium to tip people off about conditions... but first you have to tell me how to do it. I know nothing about these newfangled gizmos. I just have a regular cell phone, no camera even. So, please clarify and I'll try to make it happen... pretty much anything to increase turnout.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

AntMoOAK wrote:
why not SMS/email the field conditions to people who can receive SMS or emails or IM's on the phone.


This is a good idea. Though I missed it back then, it would be interesting to see if there's a way we can do this en masse.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I expect to get a new phone soon... plus Nick and I have talked about making this happen as recently as last week. So it might just happen in the near future.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quote:
it would be interesting to see if there's a way we can do this en masse.


It can be done en masse for free if you know the cell phone provider. Then you can just send it from any email list. For example, my phone's "email address" is 5106912043@messaging.sprintpcs.com. Most phones can recieve a text message in this format (whether the subscriber knows it or not). You can send SMS from Firefox and IE but only one at a time. There are SMS Blast programs but I don't think they are free.

Below is a list of email formats for US cell phone providers;

3 River Wireless 0123456789@sms.3rivers.net
Advantage Communications 0123456789@advantagepaging.com
AirVoice 0123456789@mmode.com
Airtouch Pagers 0123456789@airtouch.net
Airtouch Pagers 0123456789@airtouchpaging.com
Airtouch Pagers 0123456789@alphapage.airtouch.com
Airtouch Pagers 0123456789@myairmail.com
Alltel 300 characters 0123456789@message.alltel.com more info
text message form
Ameritech Paging 0123456789@pageapi.com
Arch Pagers (PageNet) 0123456789@epage.arch.com
AT&T Wireless (now part of Cingular) 160 characters 0123456789@mmode.com text message form
Bell South 0123456789@blsdcs.net
Bell South (Blackberry) 0123456789@bellsouthtips.com
Bell South Mobility 140 characters 0123456789@txt.bell.ca text message form
Bluegrass Cellular 0123456789@sms.bluecell.com
Boost Mobile 500 characters 0123456789@myboostmobile.com more info
CallPlus 0123456789@mmode.com
Carolina Mobile Communications 0123456789@cmcpaging.com
Cellular One 0123456789@message.cellone-sf.com
Cellular One East Coast 0123456789@phone.cellone.net
Cellular One PCS 0123456789@paging.cellone-sf.com
Cellular One South West 0123456789@swmsg.com
Cellular One West 0123456789@mycellone.com
Cellular South 0123456789@csouth1.com
Central Vermont Communications 0123456789@cvcpaging.com
CenturyTel 0123456789@centurytel.net
Cingular 150 characters 0123456789@mobile.mycingular.com text
Cingular (GSM) 0123456789@cingularme.com
Cingular (TDMA) 0123456789@mmode.com
Communication Specialists 0123456789@pageme.comspeco.net
Cook Paging 0123456789@cookmail.com
Corr Wireless Communications 0123456789@corrwireless.net
Dobson Communications Corporation 0123456789@mobile.dobson.net
Dobson-Alex Wireless / Dobson-Cellular One 0123456789@mobile.cellularone.com
Edge Wireless 0123456789@sms.edgewireless.com
GCS Paging 0123456789@webpager.us
GTE 0123456789@gte.pagegate.net
GTE 0123456789@messagealert.com
Galaxy Corporation 0123456789@sendabeep.net
GrayLink / Porta-Phone 0123456789@epage.porta-phone.com
Fido / Microcell 0123456789@fido.ca text message form
Houston Cellular 0123456789@text.houstoncellular.net
Indiana Paging Co xxxx@pager.tdspager.com
Inland Cellular Telephone 0123456789@inlandlink.com
JSM Tele-Page 0123456789@jsmtel.com
Lauttamus Communication 0123456789@e-page.net
MCI Phone 0123456789@mci.com
MCI 0123456789@pagemci.com
Metro PCS 0123456789@metropcs.sms.us
Metro PCS 0123456789@mymetropcs.com
Metrocall 80 to 200 characters 0123456789@page.metrocall.com more info
Metrocall 2-way 0123456789@my2way.com
Midwest Wireless 0123456789@clearlydigital.com
Mobilecom PA 0123456789@page.mobilcom.net
Mobilfone 0123456789@page.mobilfone.com
Morris Wireless 0123456789@beepone.net
MTS Mobility 160-200 characters text message form
Nextel (now part of Sprint Nextel) 140 characters 0123456789@messaging.nextel.com more info
NPI Wireless 0123456789@npiwireless.com
Ntelos 0123456789@pcs.ntelos.com
Omnipoint 0123456789@omnipoint.com
Omnipoint 0123456789@omnipointpcs.com
OnlineBeep 0123456789@onlinebeep.net
PCS One 0123456789@pcsone.net
Pacific Bell 0123456789@pacbellpcs.net
PageMart 0123456789@pagemart.net
PageOne NorthWest 0123456789@page1nw.com
Pioneer / Enid Cellular 0123456789@msg.pioneerenidcellular.com
Price Communications 0123456789@mobilecell1se.com
ProPage 0123456789@page.propage.net
Public Service Cellular 0123456789@sms.pscel.com
Qualcomm 0123456789@pager.qualcomm.com
Qwest 0123456789@qwestmp.com
RAM Page 0123456789@ram-page.com
Rogers 160 characters 0123456789@pcs.rogers.com text message form
ST Paging 0123456789@page.stpaging.com
Safaricom 0123456789@safaricomsms.com
Satelindo GSM 0123456789@satelindogsm.com
Satellink 0123456789.pageme@satellink.net
Simple Freedom 0123456789@text.simplefreedom.net
Skytel Pagers 0123456789@email.skytel.com
Skytel Pagers 0123456789@skytel.com
Smart Telecom 0123456789@mysmart.mymobile.ph
Southern LINC 0123456789@page.southernlinc.com
Southwestern Bell 0123456789@email.swbw.com
Sprint 0123456789@sprintpaging.com
Sprint PCS (now Sprint Nextel) 160 characters 0123456789@messaging.sprintpcs.com text message form
SunCom 0123456789@tms.suncom.com
Surewest Communications 0123456789@mobile.surewest.com
T-Mobile 140 characters 0123456789@tmomail.net more info
text message form
TIM 0123456789@timnet.com
TSR Wireless 0123456789@alphame.com
TSR Wireless 0123456789@beep.com
Teletouch 0123456789@pageme.teletouch.com
Telus Mobility 0123456789@msg.telus.com text message form
Triton 0123456789@tms.suncom.com
US Cellular 0123456789@email.uscc.net
USA Mobility 0123456789@mobilecomm.net
Unicel 0123456789@utext.com
Verizon 160 characters 0123456789@vtext.com text message form
Verizon PCS 0123456789@myvzw.com
Verizon Pagers 0123456789@myairmail.com
Virgin Mobile USA 160 characters 0123456789@vmobl.com more info
Virgin Mobile 0123456789@vxtras.com
WebLink Wireless 0123456789@pagemart.net
West Central Wireless 0123456789@sms.wcc.net
Western Wireless 0123456789@cellularonewest.com
Wyndtell 0123456789@wyndtell.com
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

not to derail this thread or anything, but:

where've you been ant? I haven't seen you in like a year. Come out and play!

oh, and in an effort to dederail the thread: wow, i totally didn't know i could receive text messages like that. That's totally awesome.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been really busy getting married and what not. Also I've been all over our wonderful state chasing West Nile Virus reports in places like Rough and Ready, Chico, Bakersfield, Watsonville and other fair cities and towns of our wonderful state heretoforth only heard about in Steinbeck novels. On a more serious note, I'm taking a sabbatical from season 6. I feel the real need to lose some weight. I'm beginning to feel like Cecil Fielder and John Kruk after a baseball awards all you can eat buffet. I may come by and practice with you folks on Thursday though.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 7:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Best exercise in the world = double header.

2nd best = Ken's Mom
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