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Kayla WarrenApproximate Wait Time
by on May 27, 2011 at 8:57:04 pm

Hello All-
I am fairly new to After Effects, but wanting to do a probably complex thing.
I want to create a 30 minute countdown that is much like an Approximate Wait Time sign at Disneyland. I want the text to scroll vertically, kind of like a slot machine.

Any ideas?
Thanks so much!

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Dave LaRondeRe: Approximate Wait Time
by on May 27, 2011 at 9:33:06 pm

I'll take my answer from the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: 42. 42 seconds.

Actually, there are so many combinations of the AE version, amount of memory and processor speed -- plus a few other factors -- that making such an estimate is nigh unto impossible.

Okay, here's my best guess: less than 12 hours.

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA

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Kevin CampRe: Approximate Wait Time
by on May 27, 2011 at 10:03:50 pm

aharon rabinowitz did a 3 part tutorial on creating an odometer which sounds similar to the kind of animation you are looking for....

Kevin Camp
Senior Designer

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