I know there are plenty of threads open about the video player, but since they aren't really getting responses, and the same problems persist and new ones are popping up, I see no problem in posting another.
So, this site is heavily dependent on it's video content, it would make the most logical sense to devote most of your engineering resources to make sure your video player works properly. Ever since the site redesign (it wasn't great before either), the video player has been getting progressively worse. Just now, I was in the middle of watching the latest archived Unprofessional Fridays, when it stopped playing right in the middle, screen went black with the big play button in the middle of the video. I clicked it, and now it won't load, I've tried every option available, and nothing. My internet is blazing fast, I know it's not on my end. If this happened every once in a while, it wouldn't be ruinous, but as it happens on almost every single video I watch on this site, it's getting pretty damn annoying. I appreciate the fact that making a good video player can't be easy, but come on guys. The seek/control bar always reappears spontaneously, the mouse cursor doesn't disappear, the random freezes and skips, the starting where I stopped, the seeking not being accurate. It's kind of inexcusable for such a video heavy site. Please, please fix this.
Thank you for your time.