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    Default Re: Stargate : Command - ideas, suggestions, problems and feedbacks

    Quote Originally Posted by WraithTech View Post
    1) Get email notifications of direct messages and/or mentions using the web site?
    No, this is not possible.
    In the app, you get notifications highlighted by a red icon. On the website, the new posts or mentions or whatever else is highlighted in a darker grey but you have to physically check each tab (New Discussions, Notifications and Direct Messages).

    Quote Originally Posted by WraithTech View Post
    2) See who is downvoting your comments?
    Downvotes are not anonymous. They show us as likes (I kid you not), so in order to catch the person doing it, you have to keep track of how many likes you had before and then look at the total of likes in your notifications. If there's only one like, and it says -1 then this person downvoted your comment.

    I have a bit of experience with downvoters, and there are several people who will downvote every comment I make no matter the content.

    Quote Originally Posted by Chaka-Z0 View Post
    1- The comments that don't get any upvotes / negative votes get automatically removed (or by a mod) after a certain delay (not sure how long, maybe a few hours - 1 day). I've seen this happen countless times, perhaps it's to prevent spam (a lot of people did that to get to the Ascended rank) and for clarity' sake.
    Exqueeze me?!?

    There's a difference between spam, and removing negative comments. The first is okay, as far as I am concerned, the second reeks of censoring so that only possitive comments remain.

    Quote Originally Posted by Chaka-Z0 View Post
    2- I've also noticed a comment I had made on an *official post* of the interview with the Ancient Egyptian culture consultant, was removed almost instantly after posting it. It had kind of a humorous tone and probably didn't fit in the *omg thank you stargate command!* kind of posts that were the ONLY ones left in the comment section of this particular post. There's obviously an intervention by moderators or by some kind of algorithm that filters the comments.
    I know comments and posts can be reported and that they are deleted if deemed inappropriate or perhaps too much cussing. I also happen to have experience with that.
    And people can be reported as well -- also speaking from experience.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Falcon Horus View Post

    Exqueeze me?!?

    There's a difference between spam, and removing negative comments. The first is okay, as far as I am concerned, the second reeks of censoring so that only possitive comments remain.
    I obviously do not have tangible proofs, as this is untraceable unless you take screenshots before and after. If they do not get removed they get *hidden* which is basically the same thing. I don't want to shoot the gun unless this can be proven, but it does stink as you said

    I might be wrong, although I don't see any other explanation for the disappearance of some of my/other people's comments.
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    Default Re: Stargate : Command - ideas, suggestions, problems and feedbacks

    To be honest it's quite easy to circumvent the *censoring* on social medias. Basically you just round up a bunch of people, they create standard users account and simply downvote / comment in accords to the agenda of a company.

    Many, many use this tactic, politicians most of all on Twitter.

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    Default Re: Stargate : Command - ideas, suggestions, problems and feedbacks

    Oh yeah... I know.

    Gateworld used to have red reputation on top of green. Well, it didn't last too long (for as long as I have been here anyway). People really abused the system.
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    Default Re: Stargate : Command - ideas, suggestions, problems and feedbacks

    Quote Originally Posted by Falcon Horus View Post
    Downvotes are not anonymous. They show us as likes (I kid you not), so in order to catch the person doing it, you have to keep track of how many likes you had before and then look at the total of likes in your notifications. If there's only one like, and it says -1 then this person downvoted your comment.
    Not sure if or

    To add to the confusion, it appears that upvotes and downvotes can be undone—yet the record remains in the activity log. So, one will never know what the original vote was if they all show as likes in the activity log.

    Quote Originally Posted by Falcon Horus View Post
    I have a bit of experience with downvoters, and there are several people who will downvote every comment I make no matter the content.
    [sarcasm]Oh, sure, but people without access are the ones with too much free time! [/sarcasm]

    Quote Originally Posted by Falcon Horus View Post
    or perhaps too much cussing. I also happen to have experience with that.


    Quote Originally Posted by Chaka-Z0 View Post
    To be honest it's quite easy to circumvent the *censoring* on social medias. Basically you just round up a bunch of people, they create standard users account and simply downvote / comment in accords to the agenda of a company.
    Many, many use this tactic, politicians most of all on Twitter.
    The platform features and programming *encourage* multiple accounts. Per the Apple store, “Family Sharing: With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.” One person could have 6 alleged “family” accounts to vote with, plus any free accounts on the side.

    Also, some user posts there come across to me as paid advertising, to get lurkers to try to subscribe.

    All in all, I don’t know who over there is a real person.

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    Default Re: Stargate : Command - ideas, suggestions, problems and feedbacks

    Quote Originally Posted by WraithTech View Post
    Not sure if or
    I try to catch them sometimes -- never had any actual replies though.
    Though some did stop the moment that it's pointed out it's not anonymous.

    Quote Originally Posted by WraithTech View Post
    [sarcasm]Oh, sure, but people without access are the ones with too much free time! [/sarcasm]
    I know, right.

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    All in all, I don’t know who over there is a real person.
    I'm fairly certain most people I do follow are actually people.
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    Default Re: Stargate : Command - ideas, suggestions, problems and feedbacks

    Hello Ákos,

    We're sorry for the issue you're facing. We also want to confirm that currently the download code is only accessible via iTunes. If you're unable to download it via iTunes, we're afraid that the code cannot be utilized.

    We have our dev team working on all the options out there to get other device support to access the download code and will have an update soon.

    In the meantime, feel free to reach out if you have any other questions or queries, we'll be happy to help.

    Kindest regards,
    Stargate Command Support Team
    They have responded at least.

    I have also sent back a few suggestions:

    Hello!
    Thanks for the news. You know I am a bit sad that I can't download it at all, just because I am a Samsung phone holder. By the way I have got all the SG episodes on DVDs, so the Origins was the main reason I decided to be an All-Access member.

    Here aer a few more suggestions:
    1.) Please upload the feature cut then on SG:C. So every All-Access members could watch it without worrying their phone type. I believe it would be an easy solution while it wouldn't cost extra money for the MGM.
    2). Please upload the DVD extras if possible
    3.) Please make the video section a bit more user friendly. I can't change the language, the size, the colour etc.
    4.) Maybe you should upload the Stargate : Infinity series as well if MGM holds the cotnract. I know it is not your decision, but maybe they should treat such merchandise products as "Altenate Timeline Stargate" what could work like the EU for SW. And AT SG would be a nice reference to Amanda Tapping. So seriously... everybody would know that such products (like the comics, novels, mobile games) would work as an alternate timeline, what are not part of the canon, but they could be accepted.
    5.) It would be nice to start a prop sections. They should make some HD pictures of props, set pieces or costumes, so everybody could have a closer look like a "virtual SG museum".
    6.) If there is going to be any new SG products, then maybe you should make some 3d pictrues of set locations. The technology is really amazing, so we couldn't have such "virtual tours" before, while it would please the fans. So every time they place the stargate in the woods, then they could make a little 3d pictures for the fans as well.
    7.) The "gift" section is not working on the SG:C site. What are the plans with it?
    8.) It would be nice if all the notifications could be cleared with a button click. Even if I used the "mark them as read" option, they are still there.
    9.) Maybe you should upload into a new galery sections some promo pictures or production sketches of the old episodes.
    10.) Maybe you could make a little mythology section as well, where you could make new materials or educational informations about mythological aspects of the shows etc.

    Anyway keep up the good work and really try to extend the service to every countries. We are in the XXI. century now, so please buy a few new servers and try to not lose the trust and loyality of the fans.

    Thank you.

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    Well, I'm not surprised to hear they're "working on it". It's their classic excuse and a great line that holds literally a whole lot o' nothing on that site.

    Your list misses one point -- all cool you ask all those questions but why do you not think of your fellow stargate fans. You know, why do you want all that and not share it with all fans?

    1.) Please upload the feature cut then on SG:C. So every All-Access members could watch it without worrying their phone type. I believe it would be an easy solution while it wouldn't cost extra money for the MGM.
    It's already on the website in the shape of 10 episodes.
    Though, I agree, that it should at least be available for streaming as well.

    2). Please upload the DVD extras if possible
    Freely available on YouTube -- someone mentioned this when they uploaded a few from the season 1 DVD's.
    And your DVD's obviously.

    3.) Please make the video section a bit more user friendly. I can't change the language, the size, the colour etc.
    They are using TopFan templates. It's possible they have no access to the base code and can't alter these things. TopFan can.
    And you can change the language in your profile -- at least, the language of the menus.

    4.) Maybe you should upload the Stargate : Infinity series as well if MGM holds the cotnract.
    They do not and thus would have to pay a license fee.
    Stargate Infinity is owned by DHX Media (which bought DiC Entertainment, the original creators). MGM only has distribution rights for non-US countries.

    5.) It would be nice to start a prop sections. They should make some HD pictures of props, set pieces or costumes, so everybody could have a closer look like a "virtual SG museum".
    Everyone? You mean all-access.

    6.) If there is going to be any new SG products, then maybe you should make some 3d pictrues of set locations. The technology is really amazing, so we couldn't have such "virtual tours" before, while it would please the fans. So every time they place the stargate in the woods, then they could make a little 3d pictures for the fans as well.
    Production stills already exist. Virtual tours cost money.

    7.) The "gift" section is not working on the SG:C site. What are the plans with it?
    TopFan template -- and according to TopFan, the gift section is something where you could spend your "command coins" for little knick-knacks and useless digital things (wallpapers, a cool avatar, a cool title... and the likes).

    8.) It would be nice if all the notifications could be cleared with a button click. Even if I used the "mark them as read" option, they are still there.
    And an edit button, and do away with the minimum image size and more than one line of reply-text... thank you.

    9.) Maybe you should upload into a new galery sections some promo pictures or production sketches of the old episodes.
    I think they tried that in the image section but it seems to have disappeared, or gone all-access because when I click it I keep being send back to the feed.

    10.) Maybe you could make a little mythology section as well, where you could make new materials or educational informations about mythological aspects of the shows etc.
    It's called Stargate Wiki and already exists -- or better yet, Gateworld's own omnepedia.
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    Probably they CTRL+C and CTRL+V the standard answers.

    Actually I am still figthing for ALL stargate fans. That is reason I mentioned to buy a few new servers. I moaned in my other letters as well. Don't worry, I won't give up. Technically I am "half All-Access" as I haven't received my download code, what I couldn't use anyway

    I have got all the DVDs, so I can watch the extras any time. I was talking in general, how to improve the SG:C. Maybe it sounds harsh and I don't want to sound big headed, butour Hungarian website (the Abydos Gate) or the GateWorld is much better in almost everything. I used to write articles about mythology, mistakes, news etc. We created our own quote game, our database and we still have got a huge picture collection. Our forum is also very detailed, but obviously the GW is much larger. I have really put so much effort into this franchise without any financial compenstation just for the love of this scifi world, what Darrell has done for the American fans.

    Thanks fot the template help. It looks like you are a better help than the official support team.

    I know Stargate Wiki exists. But this SG:C could be so much more. But I know that they are just a few programmers, so they can't create new contents for the fans. That is the reason I suggested to have a "virtual SG museum", where we could watch every props from every direction, but that would also cost them money to hire a professional photographer. Honestly any fan would do it for other fans with a better quality mobile.

    Or they could start a new documentary series about mythology, technology etc. But if they were not investing money into the Origins, then why would they spend money on such things? That is reason I believe they should create such supportive contents what doesn't cost too much money. Like posting all promo pictures for every season and episode. Or show all the sketches, draws, storyboards etc.

    Not to mention that the the COTG director's cut is missing from the video section. Or the Stargate : Infinity, but you said it doesn't really belong to MGM anymore and even the fans want to forget it like the cancelled games too. Honestly it is not as bad (especially in comparsion to Origins) what it seems, so I would accept it as an extended universe / alternate timeline SG material.

    Anyway I try to stay on the ground. I am not the editor of SG:C. I am just an user there, but honestly it could be so much more. Sorry if I look a bit over enthusiastic, just if we really get a new SG show (Origins season 2 or whatever) in the near future, then they should be pushed to improve the service and the reachable materials as well.

    That is the reason I suggested to make more virtual tour (like standing 3d set photos), because they have got photography before shooting anyway. I doubt it would be so complicated to post some "panoramic pictures" about the sets or the "planets". So the fans could get a new experience, like they would be part of the story to be there. I am not joking, just I hope you can follow me. So they would make a 3d photos similar what the StreetView makes, so the fans coulld have a look on the DHD and stargate or the trees around them. It doesn't need any actors, just to create the feeling of travelling to an other "planet" after a new episode. Not to mention they could shoot some extra material for VR technology etc. So I believe this step could be an interesting step ahead what no scifi shows have done before and literally it needs only a talented guy who is willing to make some 3d photos in the empty sets without the actors or extras.

    If I would be them, I would cancel the forum section and then GW should be the "official" stargate forum if they can make an agreement or fusion with Darren, but maybe not everyone would be happy with such decisions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    Probably they CTRL+C and CTRL+V the standard answers.
    They certainly know how to use those combo-buttons.

    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    Maybe it sounds harsh and I don't want to sound big headed, butour Hungarian website (the Abydos Gate) or the GateWorld is much better in almost everything. I used to write articles about mythology, mistakes, news etc. We created our own quote game, our database and we still have got a huge picture collection. Our forum is also very detailed, but obviously the GW is much larger. I have really put so much effort into this franchise without any financial compenstation just for the love of this scifi world, what Darrell has done for the American fans.
    It doesn't sound harsh because it's the truth. Gateworld and Abydos Gate (I just gave it a look) look better, and are simply more invested in and better served than Command.

    I tried clicking towards the "Pictures" from the home page yesterday at Command and it just send me straight to the feed, so either pictures is also all-access or the link simply doesn't work. I can literally only visit 4 different pages on Command (minus the home-page): Activity, Feed and Forum. Beyond that I have no access to anything on there so it's a far-cry from Gateworld's open policy.

    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    I know Stargate Wiki exists. But this SG:C could be so much more. But I know that they are just a few programmers, so they can't create new contents for the fans. That is the reason I suggested to have a "virtual SG museum", where we could watch every props from every direction, but that would also cost them money to hire a professional photographer. Honestly any fan would do it for other fans with a better quality mobile.
    You know who would relish the most in those images -- propbuilders. We'd take the image and started up our 3D printers.
    But thanks to the selling of all the production stills we already have a pretty good source for that.

    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    Like posting all promo pictures for every season and episode. Or show all the sketches, draws, storyboards etc.
    The production stills were MGM's and should probably still be around on their serves. The sketches and the likes were sold at auction.

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    Not to mention that the the COTG director's cut is missing from the video section.
    You mean the original version is missing. Because they have the director's cut on there, and not the original.

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    Or the Stargate : Infinity, but you said it doesn't really belong to MGM anymore...
    It was never theirs to begin with. The Stargate license yes, the cartoon itself not.

    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    I am not the editor of SG:C. I am just an user there, but honestly it could be so much more. Sorry if I look a bit over enthusiastic, just if we really get a new SG show (Origins season 2 or whatever) in the near future, then they should be pushed to improve the service and the reachable materials as well.
    From my dialogue with the team from way back in April, it seemed like they were going to do something that would involve more involvement from the fan community but all communications ceased when they extended the all-access, so I don't think they ever were going to involve the community more. Just more empty promises.

    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    If I would be them, I would cancel the forum section and then GW should be the "official" stargate forum if they can make an agreement or fusion with Darren, but maybe not everyone would be happy with such decisions.
    Nope, don't give them any ideas. I don't want their elite-divide spread all over Gateworld. This is a place, and community for all stargate fans (and others). Command is not.

    I do agree that they seriously need to reconsider that message feed and turn it into an actual forum, but it cannot be Gateworld.
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    Well.. I didn't want to advertise the Abydos Gate here and it is off topic.

    I know they have sold every sketches and that is such a shame. I collected a few one from JM's blog, what you can find here:

    Atlantis season 1:
    http://kepek.csillagkapu.hu/thumbnails.php?album=447

    Atlantis season 2:
    http://kepek.csillagkapu.hu/thumbnails.php?album=421

    Atlantis season 4:
    http://kepek.csillagkapu.hu/thumbnails.php?album=407

    Atlantis season 5:
    http://kepek.csillagkapu.hu/thumbnails.php?album=483

    SG-1:
    http://kepek.csillagkapu.hu/thumbnails.php?album=92

    Universe :
    http://kepek.csillagkapu.hu/thumbnails.php?album=536

    I have a bad habit to organize everything like a librarian. But you know such collections should be on the "official" stargate website... It is sad that they have sold everything and they haven't kept the most important thing, the stargate prop.

    I believe we should make a little list of suggestions/demands/wishes for the future what we would like to see on SG:C if any new show / webepisodes / whatever happens next to the extended access for ALL fans:

    - episode world premiere with international subtitles at least on 5 languages
    - link to "trailers"
    - link to episode related production design and conception art gallery
    - link to episode related promotional picture gallery
    - link to episode related location gallery (like my 3D set photos etc.)
    - interviews with guest stars, directors
    - link to episode related mythologies or interesting facts

    I am strictly talking about future SG projects. I always loved the LOTR DVDs as I could fill that the creators of that triology were really interested to please the fans. When you can see so much extras that you can't decide what to watch at first. I wish MGM could reach this level that the fans would be motivated with quality contents and plenty of quality extras what would not be normally maybe on DVDs. Maybe I am just dreaming again.... I believe they should hire a few new responsible people who could communicate with fans, who would understand and monitor them what they would like to see and who would definately make some quality controll on the SG brand and its merchandise products. As I said I am just a dreamer and probably the MGM will never invest enough money into this scifi world. They are wasting this potential with silly communication and financial decisions and geographical discriminations, while this established scifi realm could achive so much more on popularity and financially as well. This franchise really needs Brad Wright or a new Kevin Feige type person who knows what we could reach in the next 5-10 years with this brand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    I believe they should hire a few new responsible people who could communicate with fans, who would understand and monitor them what they would like to see and who would definately make some quality controll on the SG brand and its merchandise products.
    That would be the current team behind Stargate Command but, while I'm sure they have to experience to feel the "needs" (in a manner of speaking) of the fan community, I think MGM keeps them on a very short leesh and doesn't allow them to exploit the full potential of what a community can achieve when properly motivated.
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    Well.. I simply don't understand why they can't feel the potential in this brand. You know Star Wars covers a different aspect of scifi/adventure, the Star Trek has also got its own territories. But StarGate could work as a mix of mythology / fantasy / scifi / adventure. They could tell so many different type of stories that everyone could find their favorite.

    For example... I always missed that they haven't published or suggested a little timeline of Stargate where they could establlish such "eras" where future shows or fan fictions could work. Iit would be nice to see the short term and the long term plans for the next years (like phases at the Marvel), if they would like to be 3rd or 4th biggest scifi brand after the SW, Marvel and ST. I doubt it wouldn't be achievable with careful planning. New TV shows could support TV (DVD) movies then later big budget movies, while they should release more in-canon novels, games etc.

    But the centre should always be the fans that they must serve them with quality stories and quality extras. If they can not provide even the essential access to the site, then what do they expect? We are in the XXI. century... So I don't know who is responsible for the marketing part of the SG, but they should find someone better. Sorry.

    I also don't like wasted episodes when it was written for character moments with minimalistic sets and porops. I can only hope that if we get any new shows, then they won't waste screentime on unnecessary things and they return to hardcore storytelling. Every episode should be made like a possible last one. In the beginning they said that basic principle that they will treat every SG-1 episode like a standalone mini-movie. I hope they will return to this kind of storytelling, if they find the right balance between comedy and serious plots. We will see what will they announce on the July 19th.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    But the centre should always be the fans that they must serve them with quality stories and quality extras. If they can not provide even the essential access to the site, then what do they expect? We are in the XXI. century... So I don't know who is responsible for the marketing part of the SG, but they should find someone better. Sorry.
    I don't think they realize it but I do think they have already alienated enough people, not necessarily hardcore fans (because those will circle back after a while unless you P*** them off real good), that were they to give people access to all the content behind the paywall such as the Dial Home interviews, they would find that it would probably be a little too late.

    I blocked the stargate command twitter account today, once again, because I'm sick and tired of seeing them promote those interviews and pretend everyone can watch them which isn't true. They can't even be honest about that, or at least clear about it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Platschu View Post
    We will see what will they announce on the July 19th.
    I wouldn't hope too much because disappointment is not pretty.

    I was apparently already correct to assume the "special something" they have in mind, is in fact a screening of the feature cut on some naval ship. And the 50 first people who are all-access will get entrance to it. That's literally alienating your fans, and I hate this divide they have deliberately created. When next fans complain that SGU was shunned by fans and the franchise suffered for it, I'll be sure to point them to Stargate Command and MGM who are doing exactly the same thing. No one to blame but themselves and 6 countries who didn't buy enough premium content.
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