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Subject: Re: Met IT Dept
From: Don <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Don <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:01:03 -0600
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http://www.metopera.org/Season/In-Cinemas/HD-Encores/  If you go to the
season on the Met site, way over on the right is a link to the Encore
schedule.  Click on that and you will see all the encore presentations.
The Magic Flute encore is in that list.  It was very easy to find if you
look
dond

On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 3:41 PM, Michael Liebert <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:06:03 -0400, G. Paul Padillo
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>
>
> >I’m not really certain I understand the criticism of the calendar.  It is
> a
> calendar and shows
> >the entire month, with the remainder of the month’s performances listed in
> the appropriate
> >date/box.
> >
>
> When I just clicked on the calendar with my full screen browser, there was
> no information on the screen; NONE.  I have to scroll down to see anything
> because we're now beyond the 14th of the month and they show NOTHING for
> any
> day that's past.
>
> So, I scroll down and I see names of operas and their curtain times.  If I
> hover over a box with an opera it changes to a little picture which I guess
> is a publicity photo but it's so small that it's useless; and there's a
> "Buy
> Tickets" button.  If you see casts or anything else when you hover, it
> might
> mean the crack Met IT Team checked things out for your OS and Browser
> combination but not mine.
>
> I just want the "Calendar" to look like the one they send me in the mail
> which I cannot find right now.  There I can even see information for past
> performances. (Gee.  What an idea!)  I probably don't need to tell you,
> unless you're a Met Newbie, that this is what the Met website looked like
> before the "improvements" you laud.
>
>
>
> >Additionally, one can change the calendar view to “All Events” – which
> eliminates the
> >standard calendar and brings up instead a vertical listing of the upcoming
> performances
>
>
> When I do this right now, it shows information for TWO whole performances.
> I have to scroll for the rest.  And then I can only scroll up to the end of
> the month.  The screen is mostly white with almost no information
> throughout
> the scroll.
>
> "All Events" doesn't show that there is a Zauberflote HD Encore
> presentation
> in movie theaters on Wednesday.  In fact "In Cinemas, says "No events match
> [my] criteria," for October.  I challenge any of you to find some
> indication
> somewhere on the Met site to find ANY indication that there will be a
> Zauberflote HD Encore on Wednesday (here in the US - I think it might be
> different in Canada).
>
>
> I stand by my characterization of the Met website.  It is a DISGRACE.
>
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