Just have one of those nifty "click to expand for transcription" link under the videos. PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! It would probably take less than 10 minutes to transcribe a 3 minute video. For people who WORK in an OFFICE, this would be essential.
I know /. TV is not going away, because you need to stay "relevant" and "hip" with all the kids with their ipad thingies, but for actual people with actual jobs, no one is going to stop and watch a video on the site.
Content wise, I remember a while back there was a guy who was firing home made rockets off on the Great Salt Flats. @#$@ YES, I want to see videos of stuff like that.
Or videos of the IIS passing in front of the sun or something. Product reviews, meh, not so much. Before you post a video, think to yourself... "IS THIS 100% BADASS enough to need a video?" If not, then it's a story. If yes, then post the video!
Thanks for soliciting feedback.
Also, if you REALLY AND TRULY don't accept money for posting review stories, please MAKE IT KNOWN THAT YOU DON'T ACCEPT MONEY FOR POSTING STORIES. I saw soulskill or someone say that the very idea makes you "chuckle". Well, 99% of the readership believes that you do this (I did until I saw soulskill's comment above), and you would be doing yourselves a favor to get some good PR out there, and fight back, explaining that you actually don't take bribes for posting stories!
Thanks for a great 10 years... here's to hoping I'm still reading in another 10 years, not watching videos about hoodies! ;-)