Cyclone TV fail

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  1. MaccloNe

    MaccloNe Well-Known Member

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    I clicked the link to the receiver and tight end newcomer video. It shows a Miami of Ohio interview. WTF!
     
  2. Cycsk

    Cycsk Well-Known Member

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    Did you report it to them? Or just to us?
     
  3. MaccloNe

    MaccloNe Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I reported it.
     
  4. chuckd4735

    chuckd4735 Well-Known Member

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    Welp, Cyclones.TV was good while it lasted. Time to shut 'er down.
     
  5. BWRhasnoAC

    BWRhasnoAC Well-Known Member

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    There is FAR more wrong with cyclones.tv that is probably completely beyond ISU's control. I would like them to create a class that allows our students, among the best in the computer business, the ability to maintain and manage the site. I'm pretty sure at this point the entire thing is out sourced to leirfield.

    The menu system for one is absolutely terrible. It takes ten years to find a video, even if you already know where it is. I can go to youtube and find half the games faster. The server is always over-burdened. That is why it drops, and doesn't connect, and redirects. Unacceptable in my opinion for a school that gives out a special degree for computer science.

    Again it may be out of their control, but with the money the fans are putting up, I think they can make cyclones.tv, educational, public, and fantastic. It has a long ways to go.
     
  6. Beyerball

    Beyerball Well-Known Member

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    Cyclones.tv is horrible. The luelion video format or whatever it is is horrible.
     
  7. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    What astronomical amount of jack are CYTV subscribers having to plunk down for it? Srs question have never paid for it.
     
  8. 00clone

    00clone Well-Known Member

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    Brace yourself and prepare your anus...$80 a year or something like that. I've been a subscriber since it was the "clone zone".
     
  9. CYphyllis

    CYphyllis Well-Known Member

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    With a yearly subscription it's like $6.67 a month. I mean if you can work your budget around a little I'm sure it's doable for most, but it might make things tight around the house.
     
  10. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    Dayum, how do I tell my old lady our baby girl won't get diapers next month with a bill like that?
     
  11. Rhoadhoused

    Rhoadhoused Well-Known Member

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    It is literally the worst player I have used in the past two years. I absolutely hate it.

    I'm not a complain about everything type of guy but dear lord upgrade that player.
     
  12. Tre4ISU

    Tre4ISU Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, Neulion blows. I don't know how they allow that to be their player.
     
  13. CrossCyed

    CrossCyed Well-Known Member

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    I think it's pretty good putting a tv station together with a full time staff of something like five people.
     
  14. acoustimac

    acoustimac Well-Known Member

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    and you would be wrong. CycloneTV is run by some very dedicated people..very few, but they work their ***** off to give you what you have...and with the same staff they've been give the task of providing Mediacomm television feed. Man...the thing is dirt cheap and gives unique content. I suspect it could be free and people would still find a reason to moan and groan about it. Bottom line...don't like it don't subscribe.
     
  15. Omaha Cy

    Omaha Cy Well-Known Member

    I don't have mediacom so I've yet to watch any of that programming, but perhaps their focus is more centered on that venture than the online stuff.
     
  16. CyArob

    CyArob Well-Known Member

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    I don't get cyclones.tv specifically because of Neulion. Plus, you can always find a stream online.
     
  17. Judoka

    Judoka Well-Known Member

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    Coming up on 12,000 posts in 3 years but you can't be bothered to shell out $80 a year to support ISU's media production? Especially when you get a whole lot out of it? The more people that sign up the better the production will be, and the more stuff they'll be able to cover.
     
  18. BryceC

    BryceC Well-Known Member

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    As others have said the video format leaves a lot to be desired. A lot. I've tried it before and it's just too cumbersome to be worth the effort. The interviews are interesting but you CF covering all that now.
     
  19. Al_4_State

    Al_4_State Well-Known Member

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    Online is a pain in the ***, but I like the Mediacom channel. Only problem with online is Neulion.
     
  20. MaccloNe

    MaccloNe Well-Known Member

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    I pay $60 a year since I do the auto renew each August.
     

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