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The current ROV DIARY: here.

Rules of the Road

  • Let's keep this a meta diary. To volunteer to host a liveblog submersible (ROV), leave a comment here.
  • For commenting on the Top Kill/Junk Shot attempt, please go to the current ROV DIARY: here.
  • Please rec this mothership diary, not the ROVs.
  • Please be kind to fellow kossacks who may have limited bandwidth and refrain from posting images or videos.

PLEASE visit Crashing Vor's diary to find out how you can help the Gulf now and in the future. We don't have to be idle! And thanks to Crashing Vor for working on this!

To repeat: please refrain from commenting in this mothership diary, unless you're volunteering for a submersible shift.

Kossak Sillia gives a concise explanation of the mothership and liveblog:

This diary, that is, the mothership, forms the hub from which you can reach the other diaries. Or, think of it as a table of contents in the front page of a book. You use this diary to find a link to the latest discussions. You can also find links here to past discussions (previous diaries) if you wanted to read them.

The actual liveblog diaries (in this case playfully referred to as a 'submersible' or ROV) is where the discussion is--once one of these gets so long that its size is cumbersome, they start a new one. So if you wanted to join in to the most current discussion, you'd click the most recent link. But they leave the links there so that people can still go back and read the older ones if they wish.

The reason for this setup is that it prevents the recommended list from being filled up with many diaries on the same topic. Instead just the mothership will appear on the rec list where everybody can find it, which they can use to navigate to the latest discussion. (That's why we are asked to "rec" the mothership but not the other diaries, just reduces confusion.)

I hope this is sort of what you were wanting to know...

Video Feeds

BP Video Feed
CNN multi camera view
BP videos - Links to all available live feeds from BP
WKRG - Mobile/Pensacola
ABC News
A multi-view with feeds from BP, C-SPAN-2, WKRG, and PBS
Vote For America's awesome clickable multi-view
Another nice multi-view
Courtesy of Whitis, here are two additional video links:
Primary feed
Secondary feed

Links, courtesy of several Kossacks

Liveblog diaries

CURRENT ROV -- BP Liveblog ROV 50 - peraspera

BP Liveblog  ROV 49 - Middleagedhousewife
BP Liveblog  ROV 48 - Politik
BP Liveblog ROV 47 - Lusty
BP Liveblog ROV 46 - Pam LaPier
BP Liveblog ROV 45 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 44 -Pakalolo
BP Liveblog ROV 43 -Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 42 -Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 41 -Yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV 40 -hester
BP Liveblog ROV 39 -OpMama
BP Liveblog ROV 38 -Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 37 -khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 36 -splashy
BP Liveblog ROV 35 -conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 33 -yawnimawke
BP Liveblog ROV 32 -Pam LaPier
BP Liveblog ROV 31 -splashy
BP Liveblog ROV 30 -nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 29 -khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 28 - tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 27 - yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV 26 - alkalinesky
BP Liveblog ROV 25 - Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 24 - hester
BP Liveblog ROV 23 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 22 - papicek
BP Liveblog ROV 21 - weatherdude
BP Liveblog ROV 20 - joanneleon
BP Liveblog ROV 19 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 18 - yawnimawake
BP Liveblog ROV 17 - weatherdude
BP Liveblog ROV 16 - politik
BP Liveblog ROV 15 - RhymesWithUrple
BP Liveblog ROV 14 - johnsonwax
BP Liveblog ROV 13 - middleagedhousewife
BP Liveblog ROV 12 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 11 - Overseas
BP Liveblog ROV 10 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 9 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 8 - Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 7 - miep
BP Liveblog ROV 6 - alkalinesky
BP Liveblog ROV 5 - liveblog
BP Liveblog ROV 4 - Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 3 - sc kitty
BP Liveblog ROV 2 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 1 - khowell
Top Kill Begins! - Tomtech

Originally posted to Liveblog on Thu Jun 03, 2010 at 05:05 AM PDT.

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