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garym
2017-12-25, 08:51
Fondly recalling the old days where Christmas morning would create a flurry of new member postings on the forum asking some version of "how do i make this thing work?" And there was the usual "squeezenetwork (mysqueezebox.com)" outages due to the influx of new users around this time. I'm very pleased we are about to enter 2018 with a very nicely functioning squeezebox ecosystem.

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castalla
2017-12-25, 10:43
Fondly recalling the old days where Christmas morning would create a flurry of new member postings on the forum asking some version of "how do i make this thing work?" And there was the usual "squeezenetwork (mysqueezebox.com)" outages due to the influx of new users around this time. I'm very pleased we are about to enter 2018 with a very nicely functioning squeezebox ecosystem.


You can easily create the same this sensation by getting a Google Home device - spend hours of fiddling with atrocious software on a smartphone to set it up, discover that most 'features' don't work as advertised, go the laughably named Help Forum where nobody has any idea why stuff doesn't work, encounter a flood of post headed vatiously as 'Help'/'Why'/'Doesn't work', etc..

The Home mini is actually a nice low-cost device let down by awful software and non-existent support.

garym
2017-12-25, 11:21
You can easily create the same this sensation by getting a Google Home device - spend hours of fiddling with atrocious software on a smartphone to set it up, discover that most 'features' don't work as advertised, go the laughably named Help Forum where nobody has any idea why stuff doesn't work, encounter a flood of post headed vatiously as 'Help'/'Why'/'Doesn't work', etc..

The Home mini is actually a nice low-cost device let down by awful software and non-existent support.

Oh yes, I'm sure that's true. ;)

Mnyb
2017-12-26, 00:24
Oh yes mysqueezebox.com did collapse ever Xmas :) , but I thought it was down to an excess of existing users suddenly using thier device ( the capacity of services and websites seems to design at some avarage load and not every user 24/7 ) and that the support staff was on Holliday so the slightest issue brought everything down

Apesbrain
2017-12-26, 06:41
This thread is a good excuse to thank all of you for your help over the years. Happy holidays!

garym
2017-12-26, 06:43
This thread is a good excuse to thank all of you for your help over the years. Happy holidays!

Agree. The things I've learned from the nice folks on this forum have completely transformed my interaction with my music. Happy 2018!

iPhone
2017-12-26, 21:59
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Merry Christmas (Happy Christmas for the Europeans), Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year to our still functioning community! All the comments are right on point. What other forum has this much information, this much available help, this many plug-ins, and is still up and running after the product is no longer being produced?

Speaking of Slim Devices and holiday presents, I got a Boom and a RPi3 for gifts this year.

slartibartfast
2017-12-27, 02:26
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Merry Christmas (Happy Christmas for the Europeans), Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year to our still functioning community! All the comments are right on point. What other forum has this much information, this much available help, this many plug-ins, and is still up and running after the product is no longer being produced?

Speaking of Slim Devices and holiday presents, I got a Boom and a RPi3 for gifts this year.Why would you think that Europeans would not use Merry Christmas?

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mitcharf
2017-12-27, 10:58
It's not that he doesn't think Europeans don't use that expression, it's
just that he's very nuanced about his own well-wishing. For his own private
reasons, he wants Europeans to have a happy Christmas, while he wants
everyone else to have a merry Christmas.

--
Mitch!!!
http://blog.mitcharf.com/
"A man said to the universe:
'Sir, I exist!'
'However,' replied the universe,
'The fact has not created in me
a sense of obligation.'"
- Stephen Crane

On Dec 27, 2017 3:28 AM, "slartibartfast" <
slartibartfast.8a5ncn (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:

>
> iPhone wrote:
> > .
> > Merry Christmas (Happy Christmas for the Europeans), Happy Holidays, and
> > Happy New Year to our still functioning community! All the comments are
> > right on point. What other forum has this much information, this much
> > available help, this many plug-ins, and is still up and running after
> > the product is no longer being produced?
> >
> > Speaking of Slim Devices and holiday presents, I got a Boom and a RPi3
> > for gifts this year.Why would you think that Europeans would not use
> Merry Christmas?
>
> Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk
>
>
>
>
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> slartibartfast's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/
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slartibartfast
2017-12-27, 11:06
It's not that he doesn't think Europeans don't use that expression, it's
just that he's very nuanced about his own well-wishing. For his own private
reasons, he wants Europeans to have a happy Christmas, while he wants
everyone else to have a merry Christmas.

--
Mitch!!!
http://blog.mitcharf.com/
"A man said to the universe:
'Sir, I exist!'
'However,' replied the universe,
'The fact has not created in me
a sense of obligation.'"
- Stephen Crane

On Dec 27, 2017 3:28 AM, "slartibartfast" <
slartibartfast.8a5ncn (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:

>
> iPhone wrote:
> > .
> > Merry Christmas (Happy Christmas for the Europeans), Happy Holidays, and
> > Happy New Year to our still functioning community! All the comments are
> > right on point. What other forum has this much information, this much
> > available help, this many plug-ins, and is still up and running after
> > the product is no longer being produced?
> >
> > Speaking of Slim Devices and holiday presents, I got a Boom and a RPi3
> > for gifts this year.Why would you think that Europeans would not use
> Merry Christmas?
>
> Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> slartibartfast's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/
> member.php?userid=35609
> View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=108452
>
> Oh now I see. [emoji3]

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pablolie
2018-01-01, 22:45
I never ever liked switching to mysb... avoided it. It was only necessary when the software somehow broke. These days I avoid entering my account info, and I eagerly await a version that ignores the existence of mysb altogether.

reinholdk
2018-01-02, 04:33
I never ever liked switching to mysb... avoided it. It was only necessary when the software somehow broke. These days I avoid entering my account info, and I eagerly await a version that ignores the existence of mysb altogether.

You know about the --nomysqueezebox startup argument of LMS 7.9?