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Creating Countdown Timers

Discussion in 'Admin. Announcements' started by SH0CK, May 8, 2016.

  1. Vegas Insight

    Vegas Insight King of no media

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    Consider that a suggestion if the banner maker is ever bored. I assume new banners is task no. 999 on the to-do list, but I realized that for those of us who spend a "holiday" (Halloween is not a holiday by my definition) in Vegas, they'd be fun to have.
     
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  2. EastCoastVegasFan!

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    Why only two signatures, not complaining, just wondering, Thanks!
     
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  3. Sonya

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    There is only so much real estate available in the bottom of each post. Plus, they load on every post. A heavy poster with 3-4 timers would really clog up the page. We decided two timers was a good maximum.
     
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  4. EastCoastVegasFan!

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    Thanks Sonya, that makes total sense! Didn't think about that aspect.
     
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  5. HornHighCraps

    HornHighCraps Low-Roller

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    Quick question: When your countdown timer gets to 0 (meaning you are taking your trip to Vegas) does the “trips to Las Vegas” number in your profile automatically get incremented or do you have to manually go in and update your profile after each trip to keep the number accurate?
     
  6. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    No. You have to change that manually if you want your trip count to be current
     
  7. lasvg3

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    Sorry for the "dumb tourist" question, but just to clarify, one uses a countdown timer to indicate the time remaining until their next "booked" visit to LV (and, perhaps, to the specific thing listed in the timer's background image)?
     
  8. SH0CK

    SH0CK Stylin' and Profilin' Quasi Tech Admin

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    Or whatever you are counting down towards. Some folks use the generic backgrounds to show trip elsewhere too.
     
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  9. Sonya

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    Like SH0CK said, people use the timers however it works best for them. :) Typically I put the time I will be arriving in Vegas. When my flight touches down, or when I expect to be parking at the hotel, if I'm driving. You could countdown to a show or a dinner reservation or whatever. It's up to you.

    Be sure to let us know if that didn't answer your question completely.
     
  10. lasvg3

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    It did, answer it.. Thanks! ;) I just have to figure out what I should "time....' :D
     
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    Will the TR countdown timers be updated with Caesar's Rewards? Not like it matters, but just curious
     
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  12. Sonya

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    Eventually. We talked about making the change a few months back, but we may have lost track of our graphics person. :) Plus, we are still talking about some other possible changes and decided to hold off for now.
     
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