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General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 02:57 PM Reply

The Real Silent Hill Meetup is happening today and tomorrow! If you live near Centralia, PA, you can come visit a town with an ever-burning mine fire and hang out with a bunch of local NG folks.

If you live in Boston, check out the Boston meetup thread.

We've been watching the Art Portal and making changes to fine-tune it. Please note that works in progress and pencil sketches should only be showcased on your user page and not included in the public Art Portal listing. You also now need at least four submissions before you are eligible for scouting and approved artists can only scout two users per day at the moment, so use those scouts wisely!

The Power of Three summer event is ongoing and there are some amazing games in the works! HappyHarry and Egoraptor have been at the office this past week working on art for their games. Afro-Ninja was here for a few days developing the engine for his game with Ego. The-Swain was here as well, fleshing out plans with PsychoGoldfish and Liljim, also visiting this week. I'll be emailing all the teams when we're ready to take the next big step forward. For now, keep plugging away so you have the potential for some good teaser screenshots!

Over 8,500 people filled out the survey!

Here are some glimpses of data from the people who answered:

Male: 95.9%
Female: 4.1%

Age

Under 16: 28.8%
16-17: 26.8%
18-24: 38.7%

Game Consoles

Xbox 360: 45.6%
PS3: 21.1%
Wii: 50.5%
DS: 60.5%
PSP: 32.2%

In other news, ThoseSneakyFrench has been putting together quite the NG computer case!


This is the game JohnnyUtah and I have been working on.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 02:58 PM Reply

I like that male-female ratio. Says a lot about the community :P


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 02:59 PM Reply

Awesome!!!!!!!


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 02:59 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 02:57 PM, TomFulp wrote: Male: 95.9%
Female: 4.1%

Hmmm, it apperas that 4.1% of people are CHRONIC LIARS.

Game Consoles

Xbox 360: 45.6%
Wii: 50.5%

This is very interesting indeed.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:00 PM Reply

Lol 4.1% Female? Really?

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:01 PM Reply

To bad I don't live in Boston, I'd go.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:01 PM Reply

I Don't Live even CLose -.-'
That is a Looow Number of Females

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:02 PM Reply

I hope people enjoy the game our team has planned.

I don't live in Boston :(


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:03 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 02:59 PM, BananaBreadMuffin wrote:
At 6/26/09 02:57 PM, TomFulp wrote: Male: 95.9%
Female: 4.1%
Hmmm, it apperas that 4.1% of people are CHRONIC LIARS.

Game Consoles

Xbox 360: 45.6%
Wii: 50.5%
This is very interesting indeed.

Yeah, with Project Natal coming soon, I'd think that the 360 would be higher then the Wii.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:03 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 03:00 PM, Jimtopia wrote: Lol 4.1% Female? Really?

Well, it depends.
Some are classified as "girlyboys" as I would assume most here on NG are.
But that wasn't an option.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:03 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 03:01 PM, Realfree wrote: I Don't Live even CLose -.-'
That is a Looow Number of Females

Sorry i don't know how to Edit
I Filled in the Survey :P (Just Before This News Post came

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:03 PM Reply

ahahaha There are no girls on the internet!

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:04 PM Reply

You can at least cut the female ratio in half for people who were doing it for the lulz.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:05 PM Reply

Not only does that 4.1% represent the amount of females visiting the site but also the chance most Newgrounders have with women period.


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:06 PM Reply

i doubt the under 16 yrs percentage is that low for newgrounds, but this survey only reflects the hardcore users of newgrounds who actually have the motivation to fill out surveys. regardless, i'm sure the gender ratio is totally off. there's no way that there are 4% females on newgrounds. COME ON. THAT MANY??


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:07 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 02:57 PM, TomFulp wrote: Xbox 360: 45.6%
PS3: 21.1%
Wii: 50.5%
DS: 60.5%
PSP: 32.2%

that's actually quite interesting, I'm pretty shocked about those results.


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:08 PM Reply

im not 16 yet its just in a month so i just put in 16+ as there is no point in putting 15 in when ur not 15 for much longer and wow the ration for the girls thats low

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:11 PM Reply

18-24: 38.7%

wow these are grown men don't they have like wives or something.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:11 PM Reply

The male to female ratio is just dandy.


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:15 PM Reply

woah, thanks for the Boston plug, Tom.


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:16 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 02:57 PM, TomFulp wrote: Game Consoles

Ykow, computers are game consoles too... :(

Also, really appreciate the mention for my case!

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:16 PM Reply

*drowns in a sea of penises*
Wait, no.


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:17 PM Reply

Xbox 360 is dominating! >=3


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:20 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 03:11 PM, Fawx wrote: 18-24: 38.7%

wow these are grown men don't they have like wives or something.

Yea but we don't live together so free time when she's busy is spent on the internet ;-)

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:21 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 02:57 PM, TomFulp wrote: Over 8,500 people filled out the survey!

I wish there had been some 500+ more. No one would have taken you seriously when you announced the number.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:21 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 02:57 PM, TomFulp wrote: Age
18-24: 38.7%

This stat is the most shocking of them all, I'd reckon.


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:23 PM Reply

I was never able to take the survey. So I guess it shows that the majority of people are males age 18-24 that own a DS.

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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:24 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 03:17 PM, Bryan wrote: Xbox 360 is dominating! >=3

Xbox 360: 45.6%
Wii: 50.5%
DS: 60.5%

Wait, what?


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:26 PM Reply

Cool! Those things are awesome!


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Response to General News Things Jun. 26th, 2009 @ 03:26 PM Reply

At 6/26/09 02:58 PM, Peaceblossom wrote: I like that male-female ratio. Says a lot about the community :P

I figured it would have been at least a 90%/10% ratio. =\


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