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  1. penguineer

    penguineer Full Time Elf

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    Still trying to get good video of the other songs - in the show, but here's Wizards in Winter to start with....

    2012-christmas-lights-tso-wizards-in-winter


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    Excellent work for your first time up, you must be very proud of your efforts
     
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    awesome effort especially for a first go , hope mine will be somewhere near that next year
     
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    OK - second song for 2012 - Six White Boomers by Rolf Harris.

    Video quality is not that good.

    2012-christmas-lights-rolf-harris-six-white-boomers

     
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    Thanks guys!

    I'm reasonably happy with the show - keep having nagging thoughts that there's "not enough lights" and similar, but it is a first year show. Actually, I did want to have a show up and running a year ago(various problems) so it has been more like 2 years thinking about it rather than one.

    The light layout on the house is largely a refinement of the static lights I had been using for the previous five or six years, so that simplified a few choices.

    And it seems to have kept a few kids around here happy, so I guess that's the big test :D

    One more video to post up.

    Cheers!
     
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    OK - third video - Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 by Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

    Again - so-so video/sound quality. If I get the chance I may try to get a better version of some of these uploaded.

    2012-christmas-lights-tso-christmas-sarajevo

    Cheers!
     
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    Bevo Let your Light Shine before men

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    That looks great Sean.


    Good effort getting it all up and going and making the kids up there happy. ;)
     
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    Thats a nice first year effort and with your statement, .. you have officially contracted CLAP ... congratulations :D
     
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    Hmmmm.....was explaining CLAP the other night - got some funny looks......

    Thanks - but can you guess where I've been sending them next??? :D

    Might try to do up a basic sign tomorrow - "Speakers here - lights dance to music" - been a few cars stop but nobody gets out and I'm quite sure they can't hear the music over the engine. Without the music the display looks "bare" and the effects seem disjointed......

    Cheers!
     
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    Bevo Let your Light Shine before men

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    Don't worry to much about people not getting out as most people around here have never seen computer controlled lights before. I have had heaps of people ask me about my radio station thinking that I work for them and even though I have a 15m tune in sign on the roof some still don't get it. ???


    Thanks for letting people know about my display I also have been sending them to your place. :)
     
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    Oh ok Bevo. It's not just a problem in my neck of the woods. Lots of people miss the point all over the place.
    Not many tuning in to hear the music here either.

    Ron.
     
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    After 4 years I still get a few not tuning in, but because a lot of people are word of mouth they do know to tune in now, plus I have a couple of signs they have to pass to get to the display.

    The first and second year the majority actually had no clue even with signage and then when you tell them to tune in they give you this weird look of confusion and amazement at how you did it. a lot think you work for a radio station and it would be the most ask question, 'how do get the music onto the radio"

    As your display get better known you have more and more tune in, but there will always be first timers that have never experienced a Christmas display syncronised to music and being transmitted to their cars and wont comprehend it until told.

    All i say is enjoy and watch the crowds slowly increase as word starts to spread
     
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    I don't have an FM transmitter so use speakers for the music. But I am always surprised by how many people will sit through at least one whole song, maybe two before I hear them say "oh, the lights are going to the music!" Funny.
     
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