Could I ask all those who embed videos into thread include some text of what is being said or discussed in the video.
I don’t generally have time to sit and watch 10 minutes of video, to wait for the important statement. If I know that a video is important I might convert it to MP3 and listen to it in the car during my commute. I also feel that I do not have to be ‘entertained’ I want the information but quite a few others seem to have a need to be entertained.
One recent example was the King Tut exhibition at the 02 Doom in London. You had to stand with the sheep and watch a 15 minute video before you could go in and then the sheep were offered, for an extra £5, a talking tour of the displays that just repeated all of the information on the cards that were attached to the displays and walls. I was incredulous at the number of zombies that just stood there with vacant exp
ressions, not an original thought amongst them