Time delay with alpha fade in for text

Hi all,

I was looking at another thread about time delay where Voetsjoeba (my hero! :love: ) suggested this code to help someone move their MC to another location after a time delay:

onClipEvent (load) {
_x = 200;
_y = 200;
apause = function () {
_x = 400;
_y = 200;
move = setInterval(apause,3000)

I was wondering if something like this could be used to make MCs of text appear with an _alpha fade in but delayed - like one item appears then the next beneath it then the next beneath it and so on. Is this a good way to do that or no? Would the _alpha fade in be better actionscripted or tweened?

thanks for any comments!