Still trying to move that old merchandise, eh? Look, we know a Star Trek watch when we see one, nacelles or no.
Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:46 am Post
gr wrote: Look, we know a Star Trek watch when we see one, nacelles or no.
yosimiti wrote:one day will become a member of the latte.
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:59 am Post
scottj wrote:Blogueiro, thank you for the reference to the Drafts app and its Watch capability. I just went and purchased it. It will really help capture those fleeting thoughts.
Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:56 am Post
blogueiro wrote:scottj wrote:Blogueiro, thank you for the reference to the Drafts app and its Watch capability. I just went and purchased it. It will really help capture those fleeting thoughts.
You're welcome, scottj. If this thread is typical, though, L&L's forum could use some gentle moderation if customers are actually going to find it useful.
Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:31 pm Post
We keep moderation to a minimum as much as possible, although we are always around checking most threads. We only prune or delete if people get rude or insulting. This is a discussion forum full of writers, so we do not try to stifle divagations. If a thread has spun off into random digressions and the op has not received an answer, however, we will step in and help or gently prod to get things back on track so that the user will not become frustrated at his or her thread being hijacked. This thread, however, was answered early on, and people are just having fun with the watch idea (something we have said we have no plans for), so I'm not sure why we would want to stem that, especially given that the op has been part of the good humour throughout. If users want formal answers from L&L without any sidetracking, they can email us directly, as we're always on hand.
All the best,
Fri Aug 19, 2016 5:51 pm Post
blogueiro wrote:Point taken, Keith - I misread the spirit of the forum. It's just that after spotting an email notification that there'd been another post, clicking on a link, being asked for my username and password, forgetting them and having to look them up, finding the thread and navigating to the end to find the latest post, after all this I couldn't help hoping for something relevant (like scottj's post), not just another "bant". The answer, of course, is not to be tempted by those notifications, but to ignore them once my question has been answered - as (you rightly point out) it had been in this case. Perhaps I should dabble in some other threads in which I don't have a direct interest, and become more familiar with the style of the Scrivener community. Thanks again, Keith.
Fri Aug 19, 2016 7:15 pm Post
yosimiti wrote:If you have any ideas about the dream scrivener Apple Watch that can make you cappuccino while reading and writing the next great novel, feel free to shoutout here! We are all friends! I hope!
Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:14 pm Post
Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:46 pm Post
blogueiro wrote:Funny you should ask. I sometime write flash fiction (250 words max) and can sometimes manage a sonnet, though the haiku's discipline is beyond me. The final frontier: fiction to be read on a watch. I foresee a generously sponsored literary contest with no wordcount limit, just the judges' patience as they squint at their wrists. And we, of course, would have an advantage, as we'd have Scrivener for WatchOS to help the literary juices flow.
Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:19 pm Post
yosimiti wrote:Now now, my dearest blogueiro, Keith may be all super serious about never wanting to design Scrivener for the Apple Watch, but some of us do like to dream about oh so silly things as life is too serious generally. If you have any ideas about the dream scrivener Apple Watch that can make you cappuccino while reading and writing the next great novel, feel free to shoutout here! We are all friends! I hope!
Sun Aug 21, 2016 1:21 am Post
scottj wrote: ...Or how about just raise your wrist and say "Hey, Siri, take a Drafts reminder, be sure to put a candlestick on the mantel for the butler to bludgeon the Admiral with." Then, that evening, when you check your Drafts, there it is! Ready for incorporation into your magnum opus!
It would be nice to have that drop right into your Scrivenings somewhere, but this will do for now. Meanwhile the Drafts app does work nicely with the Siri Reminders mechanism, and Siri on the Watch is uncannily good.
Sun Aug 21, 2016 3:39 am Post
scottj wrote:yosimiti wrote:Say you're driving and have a brainwave. What's better, to pull off the road, find a safe place to park, pull out your phone, and call up an app so you can make your notation? Or tell yourself there's no time, you'll miss your appointment, you're sure you'll remember it, continue on your journey, and forget it utterly?
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