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How bout a now Playing Feature on RM?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by manhattanprjkt83, Dec 7, 2005.

  1. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    I was thinking about it and it would be pretty frickin cool to have a feature that would show what monkeys are listening to while logged into the board. I don’t know if anyone uses MSN but they have a similar feature that appends it to your message on your buddy list.

    Is this something we could do possibly under the avatar, rather than having this "what are you listening to" thread popping up every couple of days?

    RM any thoughts? I don’t know how complicated this is to implement :confused:

    _manhattan
     
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  2. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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  3. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    get over it.
     
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  4. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    how so?
     
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  5. DaveW

    DaveW Space Monkey

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    Very.... it would be a LOT of work to code that. :(

    :stosh:
     
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  6. Tenchiro

    Tenchiro Attention K Mart Shoppers

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    http://www.antirealm.com/ has a cool plugin for Winamp that posts a image file that updates automatically with you recent playlist.
     
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  7. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    yeah i do alot of IT work, but nothing like that, wasnt sure how in depth something like that is...
     
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    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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    I use MSN as well and I like that feature, I think it is very cool. It would be ALOT of code though.
     
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  9. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    that's decent,

    i use iTunes though :thumb:
     
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  10. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    alright discuss away im outa here for the day.
     
  11. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    www.last.fm

    audioscrobbler is what you're looking for
     
  12. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    that's the one. but...the free service which enabled you put a little script into yr sig file to show the last 5 tracks played is no longer (the guy couldn't afford the bandwidth anymore). i did see a paid service, but who wants to pay for that?

    you could just put yr last.fm user into a link in a thread (sticky?) but i guess that's not exactly what you were looking for. it'd be easy, though.

    http://www.last.fm/user/narlus/
     
  13. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    It may be a lot of code, but there's already freeware/opensouce that gets the data from the music players. The hardest part would be to get that data onto RM, and for scripted application (like Safari) I don't see it as impossibly hard. I wouldn't want to code it though, but on the other hand I don't really know what I'm talking about.
     
  14. Mike B.

    Mike B. Turbo Monkey

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    siriusbackstage.com used to be able to display the current song you are listening to through Sirius online but I haven't been there in a while to see if they still have it. It was down for a bit a few months back.
     
  15. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    The question is why you'd want to be listening to Sirius.
     
  16. JRB

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    Just read the "what are you listening to" thread.
     
  17. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    The idea of an image in the signature is pretty easy to institute. Now, if we were allowed to have images....