Post by Jack Walters on Mar 4, 2018 1:21:15 GMT
I had originally posted it in page 3 of
Before Jörg shut down the Facebook page, someone suggested we sub to each other.
On the idea of us subscribing to each others channels to get us into the 10,000 sub mark, I have worked out the
Please correct me if any of this is inaccurate:
Unless it has changed recently a persons total number of subscriptions is
limited to 2,000.
This means that each of us can only help 2,000 people, but
6,000 people can subscribe to one person.
Perhaps there should be a cut off
after each one of us has reached the 10,000 subscriber limit.
For example I only
have 36 subscribers while I have seen some of you have 600 or more.
To generate a list of channels we can subscribe to:
I propose that, a person chosen by Jörg or Jörg himself, create a google doc
that anyone can add to but not delete from:
This is done by setting a google document to Share then
set it to Comment, meaning that People can make comments and suggestions,
but can’t change or share the file with others.
If anyone knows an easier and permanent method, please chime in.
Then to make the last step easier, subscribing to 2,000 channels, or more, I can
cobble together a VBS to perform the following procedure.
If anyone knows an easier method for this, please chime in as well.
Rather than clicking on a "Subscribe" button 2,000 times, this VBS will automate
most of it.
will have to install a handful of small programs, that can be scanned
for viruses by someone we pick and trust before being approved, for the
script to work.
I will include links in the final write up if the community approves this method.
The VBS will look at the list created in the step above then puts the channel ID in
an API one at a time via
Services > YouTube Data API v3 > youtube.subscriptions.insert
An example of how it works can be seen here:
You have to authorize it on the first one, by signing into your YouTube account
when prompted, then it will do the remaining 2,000 or more accounts
I think it will be able to handle repeats if we were to do it a second time at a later
date when more people have been added to the list.
I still have to test this.
I have looked for an easier way to do all this and have not turned up anything
If anyone else would like to take this idea and run with it, that would be great.
I have found in my past script writing attempts, that it often takes me a month or
two to scrape something together that works.
Any and all comments and observations are welcome.
Power to the "creators" (that's us)