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Live Omega Countdown

By Chris Williams. Published: 11th Dec 2002, 02:20:35 | Permalink | Printable

Fingers crossed!

As we say to every reader who asks, we can't be sure when the Omega will be released, however Microdigital have strongly hinted for this Christmas. So seeing as it's the season of good will, light entertainment and curious novelties, we've arranged a special countdown clock so you can count off the days, hours, minutes and seconds until the end of Christmas, by which time the Omega should have been delivered to users - if everthing goes according to Microdigital's plan.

The Omega 2002 Countdown


See it's not so far away, those cold winter days will just fly by. The javascript works on Oregano, Fresco and Internet Explorer. We'll probably make these countdown things a drobe.co.uk regular, much like the iconbar.com polls. What will we think of next?

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-- Claude Buchanan, Helensville looking foward to seeing Omega and Iyonix. After such along wait.

 is a RISC OS UserAlexander on 11/12/02 3:09AM
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End of X-mas is actually 12 days after X-mas

 is a RISC OS UserSober on 11/12/02 7:27AM
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Ok, I'll push it forward. Tsk.

Chris, drobe.co.uk

 is a RISC OS Userdiomus on 11/12/02 8:02AM
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What about something for those of us not using javascript?

-- Jess

 is a RISC OS Userjess on 11/12/02 8:49AM
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We recommend you upgrade to Oregano, Fresco or employ some kind of remote desktop util to use IE6 on a PC.

Chris, drobe.co.uk

 is a RISC OS Userdiomus on 11/12/02 9:32AM
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Get a real browser -- Spriteman.

 is a RISC OS UserSpriteman on 11/12/02 10:23AM
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All the other counter suggestions I can think of involve coutning up rather than down:

* Number of UPP subscribers * Hours Chris has gone without sleep * Cups of coffee consumed by Chris * Number of RO machines that have yet to make market

If those count up to quickly, you could always ease the load with something a lot slower, like:

* Number of informed and insightful comments on csa.*

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 11/12/02 1:45PM
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Don't forget: Number of pizzas consumed by Chris.

 is a RISC OS Userpiemmm on 11/12/02 2:51PM
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Liquid Silicon tell me they expect to get one delivered by the middle of next week.

A Omega that is, not a pizza!

 is a RISC OS Userquatermass on 11/12/02 3:53PM
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And people expected them Xmas 2000, so that doesn't mean much. Please avoid the speculation until someone physically has one.

 is a RISC OS Usermrchocky on 11/12/02 4:04PM
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I'VE GOT ONE!

Pizza that is....

-- #include "sig.h"

 is a RISC OS Usersimo on 11/12/02 5:09PM
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I believe the RiscStation laptop counter has now wrapped around multiple times...

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 11/12/02 6:05PM
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Well done for being the second site I've ever seen to use Javascript nicely :-)

 is a RISC OS Usermoss on 13/12/02 7:16PM
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What was the first?

 is a RISC OS UserSober on 15/12/02 9:04AM
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[link]

A nice little Javascript colour value calculator.

 is a RISC OS Usermoss on 16/12/02 10:24AM
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I am Using IE6, just with JS (etc) disabled for security reasons.

-- Jess

 is a RISC OS Userjess on 16/12/02 11:56AM
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/me points moss to [link] to see more good use of JS

 is a RISC OS UserSober on 16/12/02 8:30PM
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