Message to EuroBillTrackers in Athens

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Message to EuroBillTrackers in Athens

Post by Inke » Wed Nov 24, 2004 12:06 pm

I'm coming to Athens this thursday (Nov 25) and I will leave again on Monday (Nov 29). During that period I will be spending money at tourist sites..

So try to find my notes and we'll get a nice long hit :lol:

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Post by scb » Wed Nov 24, 2004 9:02 pm

Inke,

The number of active users in Athens (and the surrounding area) is very small. It is more likely that your notes are picked up from other EBTers visiting than from a local user. Note that there has never been a Greece->Greece hit.

Enjoy your stay in our city.

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Post by Sneakster » Thu Nov 25, 2004 4:18 pm

I was in Athens early june 2004, and left 10 notes there. Maybe if you're lucky, you'll find them . Chances are rather small, however... :cry:

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Post by Mr Euro » Sun Dec 05, 2004 5:01 pm

Scb,

Have you tried to email the media? Perhaps a local newspaper will take the story. The more greek join ebt, the more chance for a greek hit.

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e-mailing the media

Post by scb » Mon Dec 06, 2004 5:25 pm

One of the other Greek people already tried e-mailing one of the major newspapers without success. Perhaps we should tried more specialized media.

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Post by Tiverius » Wed Dec 15, 2004 11:17 pm

Actually,I e-mailed ALL the newspapers.No answer! :(
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Post by Elmo » Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:10 am

Maybe it is better to make some publicity on Greek forums first. That way
more Greek users might start EBT-ing. Also make the publicity so that it is
not being seen as spam.
Wrong:

* * *CLICK ON THIS LINK!!!* * *
www.eurobilltracker.eu/index.php?referer=<your referer number>
* * *REGISTER YOURSELF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!* * *


Good:

Go to the subforum where you can tell about your hobbies (if there is one)
and type something like this:

I would like to tell you something about a hobby of mine. It is about a site,
but please don't think that I want to spam you.

Since January 2002 12 countries pay with the euro (and some other
countries will join within a few years). The hobby of mine is about the bills.
Every bill has 2 different codes: a shortcode on the front and a serial
number on the back. At the website I will mention later on I enter these
codes. Because every bill has a unique serial number it is possible to find
out where the bill has been before and where the bill will be found again.

Now about the publicity thing. When you register yourself you get a perso-
nal ID number (mine is http://www.eurobilltracker.eu/index.php?referer=
<your referer number>). If you register via this link I'll get an extra
referer. If I get enough referers I'll end up in a top 10 of people with most
referers, and that way I'll be able to represent my country! As soon as you
registered you can also start attracting referers. The main purpose of this
site is of course to register as many bills as you can.

By telling this a bit carefully less people will see you as a spammer. This
text is some sort of a basic text, which you can edit if you want. I hope I
have helped you a bit with attracting new members! :)

The newspapers probably didn't publish anything about it because EBT still
isn't popular in Greece. As soon as more Greek people start EBT-ing the
chance becomes bigger that newspapers will publish something about EBT.

Could somebody please translate this to Greek, so the other few Greek
users understand this text too?
Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are 'It might have been.' - Kurt Vonnegut

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Post by Ralf » Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:21 pm

I have put some months ago this site at some greek forums.
There came 30-40 new Greek people.
I think that is the best way than when newspapers give any reaction.

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Post by avij » Sat Dec 18, 2004 5:11 pm

Another thing which might help the situation is that the next newsletter is going to be sent out shortly. As can be seen from the statistics, Greece has quite a lot of inactive users, and I'm hoping that the newsletter will bring some of them back to the site.

There may be some charset issues with Babel at the moment. Things may look quite weird in Babel but the texts will probably show up correctly on the site and in the newsletter anyway.. Except if the translated text shows up as question marks in Babel, then it definitely isn't going to work. This seems to be somewhat web browser dependant, my Firefox seems to work nicely with Greek text in Babel (and I think MSIE did too), but other browsers such as Opera might yield such question marks.

If you're willing to assist in translating the newsletter and the site, let me know. Unfortunately quite few of us non-Greeks can write fluent Greek so we need your assistance.
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Translation

Post by scb » Tue Dec 21, 2004 5:03 pm

Avij,

I can help with English->Greek translation

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Post by avij » Tue Dec 21, 2004 5:55 pm

Excellent, I've sent you a PM 8)
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Translation

Post by zorin » Fri Jan 07, 2005 5:38 pm

Hi Avij,

I also can help with English->Greek translation.

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Re: Translation

Post by avij » Fri Jan 07, 2005 8:58 pm

zorin wrote:I also can help with English->Greek translation.
Thanks, it's good to have several translators so the translating job won't become a burden to anyone. I'll send you a PM..
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Post by Van Geel » Fri Apr 01, 2005 10:23 pm

I'm travelling to Athens this sunday, so maybe you will find one of my bill's in the capital of Greece! 8)

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Post by er_fleky » Tue May 10, 2005 10:54 pm

Anyone of Athens collect euro coins?
The set of 2004 will go out now and if anyone is going to buy it I want other
bests regards
angel
Pd my english is bad and excuse me for put this here

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