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Timeshare Thursday! Episode 1, 6/23 at 1:30pm eastern!

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been tinkering around with this for awahile, and while im sure this first attempt will be rudimentary and no doubt require endless improvements....who wants to join me on a zoom presentation tomorrow for Timeshare Thursdays!

Ill basically cover a few of the emails we'd gotten in the past week or so, as well as the hot topics on the forums...and perhaps take in a few questions from the audience if anyone actually logs in to participate! I dont see these being longer than a few minutes, as the goal is to make them informative videos for youtube so to keep them under the 15-20min mark would be ideal!

I plan on doing these regularly and its my hope the production value will continue to improve as this is just something im doing myself as kind of a fun way to interact with owners!

here is the link:


Topic: Timeshare Thursday 6/23/22
Time: Jun 23, 2022 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 864 7240 5425
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I will try to be on.
 

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ill also publish the video on youtube as well for those who cant join live.
 

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Thanks, Brian. I added this to my calendar but may not make it. Tee time is at 7:10am Pacific time and we usually finish in under 3 hours.
Isn't Tea Time usually in the afternoon :p
 

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I’ll try , good idea Brian!
 

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Thanks, Brian. I added this to my calendar but may not make it. Tee time is at 7:10am Pacific time and we usually finish in under 3 hours.
does bring up a good point! might do these later in the day to allow for more left coasters to participate!

that said, i expect far more folks to watch the recording than attend live anyway.

its my hope that the format is me covering one or two topics (for instance this week covers abound, the survey, and a user who wants help selling a vacation village resort)...and then switch to a more Q&A interactive model assuming anyone is online to participate!
 

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thanks for those of you who attended! ill be sure to announce it in more media formats (newsletter etc) as we continue this every thursday!

ill have the video uploaded to youtube here shortly (after i trim off some of the chat) so everyone can view and offer their own feedback!

im always willing to take constructive criticism, and if you are involved in media presentations such as this ill welcome any suggestions you have to give to make this a better experience for owners each week! ive also begun exploring other options outside of zoom to perhaps host these if they work out better for interactivity!
 

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ha, will say that for future episodes im going to have to sit down as I clearly tend to rock back and forth the entire time standing up!
 

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yea, i switched to a standing desk last year and love it! but it is 100% not conducive to hosting a zoom presentation!

will improve on that for episode 2!
 

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Sorry, I missed it, was working on a possible sale of one of my timeshares, lost track of time.
 

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its ok, it was fun and we will continue to do it on thursdays!

video still "processing"!
 

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Will it be same time every Thursday?
 

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depends on the participation level, i did not take into account that 1pm is 9am on the left coast....so i may bump it back some!

or i may even do it later in the evening, although im limited there to after i get the kids to bed...unless everyone wants to see me covered in two toddlers that dont listen or respect personal boundaries while daddy tries to work! =)
 

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This time turned out ok for me over summer. We played our 18 holes in 2 hours 20 minutes. I got home and started on my early lunch before realizing that I was still in time for this.
 
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depends on the participation level, i did not take into account that 1pm is 9am on the left coast....so i may bump it back some!

or i may even do it later in the evening, although im limited there to after i get the kids to bed...unless everyone wants to see me covered in two toddlers that dont listen or respect personal boundaries while daddy tries to work! =)
1 pm Eastern time is 10 am Pacific time... but who is counting. :)
 
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depends on the participation level, i did not take into account that 1pm is 9am on the left coast....so i may bump it back some!

or i may even do it later in the evening, although im limited there to after i get the kids to bed...unless everyone wants to see me covered in two toddlers that dont listen or respect personal boundaries while daddy tries to work! =)
A little later would be great, it was 7:30am here in Hawaii. Since I Retired, I'm not used to being up that early. :D
 

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I didn't see this until just now. I was with our grandbabies yesterday. Will try to remember next week.
 

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ok, youtube says its finished processing, for whatever reason the video is not HD despite it saying it would record it in HD....also work on this for next week!

 

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ok, youtube says its finished processing, for whatever reason the video is not HD despite it saying it would record it in HD....also work on this for next week!

It looks the same as it looked during the live Zoom call. Perhaps the camera was only capturing in 720p? YouTube may also still be processing the HD version which takes a lot longer?
 
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