Author Archives: Richard Graham

Backing up the Discussion Board

Well I think I got precisely zero productive work done today! First off I spent hours and hours trying to install the discussion board on the new server. It just refused to work!! But there are a load of really good posts on there so in the end I just bit the bullet and updated…

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More DVD stuff and extras for the site

Did some quick reshoots today and spent a lot of time recording the voice parts for the animations I did last night (recording at 4 AM probably isn’t the best thing with neighbours living as close as they do in Japan!). I also found out a really cool new shopping cart system, which could be…

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Dodgy mail and animes

Got hit again by a ton of spam emails, and as usual Yahoo responded by closing down my mail account. This is silly. Last week I did set up another hosting system with another company but I haven’t been able to get the discussion board moved across yet nor the ordering system, and with the…

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Great

I did more work today than I’ve done in ages! Wha hey! After yesterday and not getting anything done I wasn’t feeling too good, but today I feel very, very tired but very, very happy that I managed to get so much done. I was worried earlier about the teaching segments of the DVD as…

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Cold again!

Why is it that every Friday I seem to get a cold?? Luckily they’re nearly always gone by Saturday. So as I couldn’t do with looking at the computer screen too much I didn’t get much work done. So I read Harry Potter (on my mobile) – it is actually really good!! I also asked…

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Comics & DVD

Spent a fair bit of time trying to make the animations from yesterday look a lot more comical and less serious, and it actually worked quite well. With all the CG stuff and cool music I have at the moment it would be very easy to make this into a Star Wars type “serious” thing,…

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