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Old    Al - Pal (watson_134_lf)      Join Date: Nov 2007       10-01-2009, 12:14 PM Reply   
hey dave wanna make a mobile site?
i can navigate the site on my phone but it gets pretty cumbersome after a while. a mobile site would be pretty cool. anyone agree?
Old    Robert Dunlap (robd)      Join Date: May 2009       10-01-2009, 12:25 PM Reply   
yea definetly. and maybe an iphone app. that would be sweet
Old    Andy Nintzel-NautiCurl Wake Shaper (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       10-01-2009, 12:30 PM Reply   
Works Great on my phone, but I agree a page with out the Flash Banners would be great! I still use wakeworld on my cell like crazy as I am addicted to the site, but a mobile would be GREAT!
Old    Russell Lowry (somebuddy)      Join Date: Jun 2009       10-01-2009, 12:59 PM Reply   
What would be even better would be a Wake World Mobile - like the Book Mobile. Remember that thing? The giant bus/van that drove around and would let you take books and just bring them back whenever? So like that, but with wakeboards!
Old    Jim Spearing (spearing)      Join Date: Sep 2005       10-01-2009, 1:15 PM Reply   
2nd the mobile site :-)
Old    David Williams (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       10-01-2009, 1:29 PM Reply   
We're working on getting the new "regular" site up right now and it will probably go live early 2010. A mobile app is on our wish list, but it won't be until after we complete the full size website. Unfortunately, at this point the number of users that would take advantage of it is pretty small compared to those using the regular site, so it's been pushed down the road a bit.
Old    Shawn (helinut)      Join Date: Apr 2007       10-01-2009, 3:08 PM Reply   
I would use it more if you did have the mobile version. The banners just take forever on the iPhone. Sounds like the main site is up for a face lift though eh? Sweet.
Old    David Bell (dabell)      Join Date: Apr 2007       10-01-2009, 3:27 PM Reply   
I am glad that I don't access WW on my smartphone. I spend enough time on it at work and home. I definitely don't need to be on the boat and viewing WW.

David, I think you are wrong on the numbers that would use it. However, you next poll question should be: "If WW was mobile phone friendly, would you view it?" Yes or No or Maybe
Old    wakejjboard12            10-01-2009, 3:33 PM Reply   
+1 for mobile!
Old    Jason Callen (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       10-01-2009, 3:55 PM Reply   
shoot im on here on my crackberry enough without it being mobile friendly. been doing it for years. can you upload pics on here from the crackberry? i have wanted to but never tried
Old (nuckledragger)      Join Date: Jun 2004       10-01-2009, 4:14 PM Reply   
Second the mobile site. If there are photos in the threads it takes forever to load.
Old    Chance Alex (calexan)      Join Date: Dec 2008       10-01-2009, 5:31 PM Reply   
Have you ever tried to load the Boat Bun Thread....... Jeez!
Old    Zach Kirby (wakeboardingzach)      Join Date: Jun 2008       10-01-2009, 5:45 PM Reply   
Old    Justin Lamoureux (lives2wake)      Join Date: Apr 2002       10-01-2009, 5:52 PM Reply   
Old    Norbi Vasko (norbiv)      Join Date: May 2009       10-02-2009, 5:28 AM Reply   
Old    Seán (sean7791)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-02-2009, 6:08 AM Reply   
I'm writing this from my mobile. I reckon theres loads of people who view the site on their mobile. Probably more than you'd think.
Old    Raymond Foster (burban89)      Join Date: Nov 2006       10-02-2009, 6:23 AM Reply   
That should be the next poll. How many people use their mobile to view wakeworld. I do sometimes.
Old    Cary Kalamajka (ndh2o)      Join Date: Oct 2001       10-02-2009, 7:45 AM Reply   
I use my mobile to check WW, and would def be on more often it were a little faster to navigate from it.
Old    WakeMikey (wakemikey)      Join Date: Mar 2008       10-02-2009, 11:16 AM Reply   
need a mobile formatted version please!!
Old    Ty (wakeandsnow27)      Join Date: Jun 2004       10-02-2009, 11:47 AM Reply   
just make an iPhone app that has HD videos, a cool wake game, chat with a pro section, closeouts and blowouts, and forum while you're at it. :-)
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       10-02-2009, 2:54 PM Reply   
+1 for mobile
Old    murph (smuurph84)      Join Date: Oct 2008       10-02-2009, 2:58 PM Reply   
Old    Itch (fullonsalesgrp)      Join Date: Jan 2004       10-03-2009, 2:59 AM Reply   
Yes Iphone app please
Old    Andy (michridr69)      Join Date: Dec 2008       10-03-2009, 7:58 AM Reply   
+1 iphone app!!!!
Old    David Williams (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       10-03-2009, 8:26 AM Reply   
Ok, I'll start accepting donations for the mobile app. You must send your donation from your phone!
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       10-03-2009, 8:30 AM Reply   
I would be all over the mobile site too.
Old    Jay (jay_g)      Join Date: Apr 2006       10-03-2009, 9:04 AM Reply   
Aside from mobile. My wish list would be to pay an annual fee for an ad free WW experience
Old    Chance Alex (calexan)      Join Date: Dec 2008       10-03-2009, 7:52 PM Reply   
Atleast Boat Bun Mobile....
Old    Paul (gherk)      Join Date: Aug 2001       10-03-2009, 8:33 PM Reply   
Mobile sites are almost pointless with all the web enabled phones nowadays. I think it would be cool, but I bet there are better uses for Dave's time.
Old    Paul (gherk)      Join Date: Aug 2001       10-03-2009, 8:58 PM Reply   
Hey Dave I suspect one of the huge roadblocks in creating such a site is your current forum software. I might be able to help you there if that's the case. Let me know.
Old    Itch (fullonsalesgrp)      Join Date: Jan 2004       10-04-2009, 6:07 AM Reply   
Dave set up a paypal account and we will all chip in see how much you get !!!!!!!


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