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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:28 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 05:15 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 12/9/09 04:52 PM, GoryBlizzard wrote: No, just leave the auras the way they are now, and have been for about the last 7 years.
Ya know I only got one thing on my mind for 2010...

Clearing land to raise cattle?


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:29 PM Reply

Aaaand I just read your other posts. I like the idea of more auras being earned but still letting people choose whether or not they want to use it.


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:33 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 04:50 PM, TomFulp wrote: Today's Wacom tablet goes to golfinho!

The guy from the Treasure Hunt 09? Congrats

And this nugget.
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/51 4691

Whoa.....

If you were expecting CCB today, it won't be out today but maybe tomorrow! In the meantime, enjoy the Last of the Dashkin.

CCB?
Wait, what?

What if your aura represented the dominant content type you contribute to the site, such as movies, games, music, art, etc.

Would you enjoy that or be bothered by that?

Sounds like a fun idea!

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:35 PM Reply

I don't really pay attention to those icons. I don't even know what mine looks like.

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:38 PM Reply

Aura idea sounds great


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:38 PM Reply

Haha i was waiting for him to get his tablet after the results of the treasure hunt Nice going golfinho!

And for the aura poll i have to say no leave them as they are but you could make like a little bar under the aura or maybe a square in the corner of the aura that have the icon representing dominant content a user submits or even maybe even a place for three squares that links you to the art work, flash or audio the user in question have submitted. Other than that my opinion is that most of the stuff on newgrounds already are perfect.

Like this.. but better.. Also i hope you don't mind me using you aura tom.

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:52 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 05:16 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 12/9/09 04:56 PM, Thegluestickman wrote: I like the aura idea. Could you do it so you can switch your Aura to that or pick your own? Maybe have a special colour for people who contribute?
Yeah one thought was you earn a color for every area you contribute in, so you could choose at that point.

Yes yes yes. This sounds so cool.


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:56 PM Reply

I like the idea of getting your own auras for what you give. That's pretty good, Tom.

And congrats!

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 05:57 PM Reply

Congrats to golfinho.

And the aura idea would be pretty cool, IF there was some way we could have auras for different attributes of our account, such as having separate auras for voting, reviews, and flash.

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:01 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 04:56 PM, Robotchk12 wrote: I don't think changing the auroras would be helpful.
Maybe have icons or stamps in a small space under a person's post count?

Auras based on a person are a bad idea. That's like putting a label on everyone based on their appearance or what they do. (NG Holocaust)

The stamp idea is a good one.


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:05 PM Reply

The aura-idea sounds interesting!

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:06 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 04:50 PM, TomFulp wrote:
What if your aura represented the dominant content type you contribute to the site, such as movies, games, music, art, etc.

What if we don't contribute anything or don't like the aura for what we contribute?

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:06 PM Reply

I love that aura idea. Since the content I submit is mainly pornographic in nature, would my aura be naughty pink?

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:11 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 04:50 PM, TomFulp wrote: What if your aura represented the dominant content type you contribute to the site, such as movies, games, music, art, etc.
Browsing a list of users or a thread, you could quickly determine specialties by the color of the aura.
Would you enjoy that or be bothered by that?

That would be quite cool, actually.

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:12 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 05:16 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 12/9/09 04:56 PM, Thegluestickman wrote: I like the aura idea. Could you do it so you can switch your Aura to that or pick your own? Maybe have a special colour for people who contribute?
Yeah one thought was you earn a color for every area you contribute in, so you could choose at that point.

What about people that can't afford Flash or Soundbooth/Garageband/Whatever people use to make audio? Then we're kinda shit outta luck if we ever wanted a certain color, because I don't want to go pay 600 dollars (cost of flash) for an aura color.

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:12 PM Reply

I think that new aura idea is a great idea!


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:18 PM Reply

Depends on what color belongs to what. I would hate to have the color i most want be something that i never do, like write stories or make music or moderate.


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:19 PM Reply

Sweet idea with the aura thing! It would definitley encourage people to submit things to the sight....which means more moola for u!


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:26 PM Reply

i say go with the aura idea, but make different colors for the new auras so that way people don't get confused. confused by what? well, i think that you should be able to choose whether you want a regular aura or an aura determined by your submission specialty.

also people cant use these new auras unless they submit something obviously


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:28 PM Reply

sounds like something nazis would do.

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:29 PM Reply

I definitely like the idea of the new auras and how you would still be able to choose certain colors depending on what you've contributed to the site.

Hopefully with many different areas that users can contribute, there would be plenty of color options (I'm hoping for a purple aura, since that's my favorite color) instead of the regular 5 auras + gold for mods.


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:31 PM Reply

Congrats golfinho! :)


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:33 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 04:50 PM, TomFulp wrote: What if your aura represented the dominant content type you contribute to the site, such as movies, games, music, art, etc.

Browsing a list of users or a thread, you could quickly determine specialties by the color of the aura.
Would you enjoy that or be bothered by that?

Dont know how usefull that will be... if you mainly submit flash, but have great music, your aura would only show the flash... I myself have submitted flash, art and audio so...
And even if it is a correct reflection, its still no use because you wouldnt know the skill level of the user... I have submitted more art than audio, but my audio might still be lots better that someone who has only submitted 2 or 3 audio tracks but no art or flash...

If you are going to do something like that, Id suggest making it score based... or score and number of votes... so that you can actually see how good someone is.
e.g. you could have a circle, triangle, square, pentagon and five pointed star to represent someones average score (circle is 1, star is 5), and then the size of the emblem could be determined by number of votes he has received... so someone who has got one drawing he keeps fiving, would have a star, but not a very big one...


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:36 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 06:19 PM, stickbob123 wrote: Sweet idea with the aura thing! It would definitley encourage people to submit things to the sight....which means more moola for u!

Yeah that was the first thing on my mind; all the money we would make off a change to the aura system.

In that case we can just sell the auras in the store!


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:37 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 06:28 PM, De-Line wrote: sounds like something nazis would do.

They did have good aesthetics.


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:39 PM Reply

Heh heh, golfinho makes some pretty wacky stuff. I'm glad he's gonna have a tablet now; I can't wait to see what he makes with it! Congrats, golfinho!

Regarding the auras, it seems like they're more representative of users' personality types rather than the types of content they create. There's "Light," "Dark," "Evil," and so on; the names don't sound like they would match up well to "Flash," "Audio," and "Art." After all, a piece of art can have so many different themes and moods. If you we're to change the names of the auras, things might make more sense.

That said, I prefer having the option to choose my aura, and I think being able to do so would satisfy the largest number of users.

By the way, NG needs an orange aura. There's red, yellow/gold, green, blue, purple, and pink, but no orange! :O

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:40 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 06:36 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 12/9/09 06:19 PM, stickbob123 wrote: Sweet idea with the aura thing! It would definitley encourage people to submit things to the sight....which means more moola for u!
Yeah that was the first thing on my mind; all the money we would make off a change to the aura system.

In that case we can just sell the auras in the store!

Omg, an aura shirt that matches the auras on the site. Your shirt could be any color aura, and it's title would be in big white/black letters on the chest of the shirt.

that is a kickass idea. i'd totally buy one.


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:43 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 05:16 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 12/9/09 04:56 PM, Thegluestickman wrote: I like the aura idea. Could you do it so you can switch your Aura to that or pick your own? Maybe have a special colour for people who contribute?
Yeah one thought was you earn a color for every area you contribute in, so you could choose at that point.

Freedom to choose new auras, but not ditching the old auras? I hope that's included in the above potential plan... because that would be the only change to the aura system I'd personally support.

Incidentally, I just happened to ask to be fully-demodded in April 2007, and when the redesign happened in July 2007 and all the mods got automatically golden-ified, I had fortunately dodged a major bullet by complete accident. I've been green/neutral by voting habits (and then by choice) ever since signing up in 2000.... and never want to change that.

Besides that personal-to-me-and-only-a-few-other-NGer s thought I just shared... three specific thoughts on all possibilities:

A) if you implement this, please allow people like myself to keep their favourite alignment/colour/whatever reason they have for being the aura they are now.

B) the having-a-choice among multiple auras (if you do contribute to the site) sounds like a good system.

C) aside from the modding I did, a single interview for NG Mag, and a few hundred flash/audio reviews (if you consider reviews contributions)..... I have no contributions to NG. If non-contributing members of NG such as myself got to keep their old auras, but anyone contributing in whatever portal got an automaticly-enforced new aura... then I wouldn't contribute in the future (which I was considering, when/if the lit portal ever debuts).


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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:44 PM Reply

At 12/9/09 06:06 PM, WoodenSneakers wrote: I love that aura idea. Since the content I submit is mainly pornographic in nature, would my aura be naughty pink?

sick pervert mad ais very pink!

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Response to Winter Wacom 7 Dec. 9th, 2009 @ 06:49 PM Reply

New aura thing? No. I'd rather they be selected by users. Maybe there could be more of a selection though?

And yes, Congrats to the new wacom winner, I WANTED A MEDAL GAME TODAY, and TLOTD was fucking awesome.