The Facebook Missionary Challenge

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Postby Mikerowaved » Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:06 pm

Greggo wrote:Went to the website above and clicked on one of the video choices. The video doesn't show up with either of the 2 browsers (Firefox, Safari) I tried on my iMac (Mac Os 10.4). And when I downloaded the video, it would not play on my default player (Quicktime). I haven't tried using a different player or other browsers.
Have you installed the required Adobe Flash Player to your browsers?
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Postby douglas.a.hatch-p40 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:36 pm

Greggo wrote:Went to the website above and clicked on one of the video choices. The video doesn't show up with either of the 2 browsers (Firefox, Safari) I tried on my iMac (Mac Os 10.4). And when I downloaded the video, it would not play on my default player (Quicktime). I haven't tried using a different player or other browsers.
The videos are embedded from YouTube, so I believe it's a localized problem with your browsers. The video is only downloadable in MPEG2 format--which I don't think works on the Mac. Sorry!

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Postby greggo » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:16 am

I discovered the problem.
The internet protection software I'm using (K9 Web Protection from Blue Coat Systems - a great program by the way) blocks Youtube, but it didn't give the normal warning.
Once I set it to allow Youtube, I had no problem viewing the videos (which are excellent, by the way).

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Postby McDanielCA » Wed Sep 02, 2009 2:25 pm

Hey that's pretty cool! I like it.

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Postby TechnoBabel-p40 » Wed Sep 02, 2009 5:40 pm

Douglas,

I think your Facebook Missionary Challenge is fantastic! I have given the challenge to several members of my ward who have taken it seriously and love it. Great job. By the way, the videos are masterful. What a great way to spread the gospel! I commend you on your great work.

TB

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New Mormon Temples Video

Postby brado426 » Sun Sep 27, 2009 12:07 pm

Hey Douglas,

I just watched the new "Mormon Temples" video. Absolutely ingenius!!! Love it!!! Can't wait to receive the Email to make that my next Missionary Challenge Facebook post.

http://www.mormonsmadesimple.com/watch/temples.php

Brad O.

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Postby russellhltn » Sun Sep 27, 2009 12:51 pm

I agree. Well done!
Have you searched the Help Center? Try doing a Google search and adding "site:churchofjesuschrist.org/help" to the search criteria.

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Postby nbflint » Mon Sep 28, 2009 2:00 pm

Hear, hear! Great work and thank you for sharing.


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Postby brado426 » Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:21 pm

I just noticed that "Jospeh Smith and the Restoration" is "Coming Soon". I can't wait to see that one!

Please do as I did and go to the site and donate something to help move the work forward. :) Producing those videos takes a lot of resources.

http://mormonsmadesimple.com/info/donate.html

Brad O.

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Great Idea

Postby wrigjef » Sat Oct 03, 2009 4:15 pm

Great Idea. I personally search around, find a church ad and post it each Sunday to my facebook page. I am one of those people that refers to the over used nick-name of the church very rarely. I have actually started lengthy gospel conversations with non-members telling them that I am not Mormon but I have the same beliefs that he did. I was not really excited when the Church decided to use mormon.com as their face on the internet (vs. lds.org) So while your idea is a great one, I likely will not participate. Mormon is a respectable name that people recognize. I understand the need for an abbreviation or nickname for the Church but evidence has shown that this overused nickname is a huge source of the misconception that we are not Christian. My brother says it my attitude is a matter of preference and maybe even a generational thing (not sure if he was being empathetic or insulting)


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