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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 23rd, 2011 @ 03:15 PM Reply

Thanks for the congratulations, guys!

At 6/23/11 02:21 PM, TomFulp wrote: Hahaha I've made SO MANY DAMN OSAMA ICONS that when I saw that account with THREE more Osama submissions, I had to toss it on the pile for the forums. Thanks for tackling that. :)

And there I was thinking all the Osama submissions were done. I'd say my 10,000th icon has a nice summary of what NG was about and still is. I was originally going to have an icon of a dog taking a shit on you but I didn't want it rigged.

Osama Bin Laden and the Numa Numa dance resulted in some of our most popular and shittiest spin-off submissions over the past decade.

For Osama, there's at least submissions that are so bad it's good. Numa Numa on the other hand, the bad parodies don't have much to them and by bad parodies, I mean just re-enacting the original and nothing more.

I want to add a VIEW BY DECADE option just to give people something between the current year and everything. With view by decade, by this time next year all the stuff about Osama would be off the list... Then within a few more years so would all the Numa Numa spin-offs.

The only problem with the Osama submissions is that we had yet more after his death. :P

And how many sites can even claim to have over a decade of user-generated submissions?

I can't name any. Hell, not even YouTube can boast that, although they will be able to in five years time... Is it wrong for me to hope YouTube goes down the tubes by then?

At 6/23/11 02:57 PM, Jolly wrote:
By the way, can somebody give me the link to the top icon makers page?

Here you go!

It's only top 20, though.


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 23rd, 2011 @ 03:18 PM Reply

Bahamut wins at life. Someone needs to find you slave work out in real life or something.

I'm also done all my exams, so expect more of me now.


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 23rd, 2011 @ 03:27 PM Reply

At 6/23/11 03:15 PM, Bahamut wrote:
At 6/23/11 02:57 PM, Jolly wrote:
By the way, can somebody give me the link to the top icon makers page?
Here you go!

It's only top 20, though.

Thanks.

What do you guys use to take the pictures of your icons? I only do icons on my mac, because it takes high quality screenshots and they instantly go on your desktop.. But I don't always have access to my Mac so I can do icons on it.

On Windows I use screenhunter, but the screenshot quality is too low to use for icon making.

Example:

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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 23rd, 2011 @ 04:07 PM Reply

ScreenHunter can be set to record in a specific format. I found that SH saves 256-color gifs well.

I use Shutter, which is an Ubuntu app that autosaves screenshots. I activate it with a hotkey, and use that rectangle select thing to select around what I want. Cropped images upload faster to NG. I also mute Chrome and put on some music, to help me concentrate.

also, to-do list app

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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 23rd, 2011 @ 05:23 PM Reply

Hey, this post is just to let you know that I'll soon resume my mod duties after being inactive for such a long time :D

At 6/23/11 02:12 PM, Bahamut wrote: Well guys, I just submitted my 10,000th icon for the upcoming redesign!

Congrats, you big piece of awesomeness!

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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 23rd, 2011 @ 06:11 PM Reply

I can't believe how much easier it is to use the resize handles to align and frame icons for me. This is revolutionary.


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 23rd, 2011 @ 08:54 PM Reply

Congrats to Bahamut for making 10,000 icons. Comes to show that Tom made a wise decision in giving you the tank award for all your contributions for the upcoming redesign.


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 23rd, 2011 @ 11:59 PM Reply

The following have been completed.

http://war-heart.newgrounds.com/flashico ns
http://wasabimilkshake.newgrounds.com/fl ashicons
http://winthawk.newgrounds.com/flashicon s

The submission http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/20 4337 on http://wasabimilkshake.newgrounds.com/fl ash/ only shows up as an icon with no title or description.


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 24th, 2011 @ 12:01 AM Reply

Releasing these back into the wild :

http://sdavids2.newgrounds.com/flashicon s


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 24th, 2011 @ 08:05 AM Reply

At 6/23/11 03:18 PM, thenewbies wrote: Bahamut wins at life. Someone needs to find you slave work out in real life or something.

Or I can find it myself. :P

At 6/23/11 03:27 PM, Jolly wrote: What do you guys use to take the pictures of your icons?

I use Fireworks 8. Despite it not being fully compatible with Vista (it goes to Vista Basic when used), it's the most convenient software to use I know besides Photoshop. Still, it's helped me made tons of icons and with a 4GB RAM laptop, it's made things easy.

At 6/23/11 08:54 PM, Heinrich wrote: Congrats to Bahamut for making 10,000 icons. Comes to show that Tom made a wise decision in giving you the tank award for all your contributions for the upcoming redesign.

As a matter of fact, winning User of the Year encouraged me to make more icons. I only wonder what would have happened if I didn't resume to icon modding after my job contract was reduced to two days a week.


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 24th, 2011 @ 08:28 AM Reply

At 6/24/11 08:20 AM, TomFulp wrote: It looks like these are the only unclaimed users from the previous lists:

http://sdavids2.newgrounds.com/flashicon s
http://stuntmonkey666.newgrounds.com/fla shicons - 3
http://smokey-chipmunk.newgrounds.com/fl ashicons - 3

I'll tackle these three for the moment. And congrats Bahamut!


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 24th, 2011 @ 08:43 AM Reply

Mac users, download "Capture Me". It's probably the best program I've used to make icons. It saves you a lot of time. Also saves awesome gif quality and keeps low file size!


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 24th, 2011 @ 12:35 PM Reply

Tim ran the numbers on how many 140x90 thumbnails we have!

So NG has 194,934 submissions.

93,028 of them have 140x90 thumbnails!

That is AWESOME!!! When we hit 100k we'll have passed the halfway mark. With the redesign FINALLY requiring people to submit their own thumbnails, there's even a chance we could do something that was never accomplished in the past decade - THUMBNAILS FOR EVERYTHING. :P


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 24th, 2011 @ 12:51 PM Reply

Yes Tom, now we are a family again. I'm halfway through my batch.


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 24th, 2011 @ 01:05 PM Reply

At 6/24/11 12:35 PM, TomFulp wrote: Tim ran the numbers on how many 140x90 thumbnails we have!

So NG has 194,934 submissions.

93,028 of them have 140x90 thumbnails!

That is AWESOME!!!

This makes me very happy~

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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 24th, 2011 @ 04:37 PM Reply

At 6/24/11 12:35 PM, TomFulp wrote: THUMBNAILS FOR EVERYTHING. :P

Redesign slogan: "Everything (Including Thumbnails), By Everyone"


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 25th, 2011 @ 06:45 AM Reply

At 6/24/11 12:35 PM, TomFulp wrote: So NG has 194,934 submissions.

93,028 of them have 140x90 thumbnails!

It's a rather scary thought that I've made roughly 10,000 of them. What would this site do without me?


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 25th, 2011 @ 07:05 AM Reply

At 6/25/11 06:45 AM, Bahamut wrote: It's a rather scary thought that I've made roughly 10,000 of them. What would this site do without me?

I think your 10,000 has had an exponential impact in the motivation it creates for other mods. I know it's the reason I've made as many as I have - we have a real "community" here and everyone keeps each other motivated. When you bang out lists at a time when no one else is, everyone else gets inspired to keep chipping away because you make the goal look attainable. Sooo.. THANK YOU! :)


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 25th, 2011 @ 07:07 AM Reply

At 6/24/11 01:05 PM, cast wrote: This makes me very happy~

<3

OH THAT WEBCAM


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 25th, 2011 @ 10:05 AM Reply

http://tony64.newgrounds.com/flashicons

Mine


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 25th, 2011 @ 01:51 PM Reply

At 6/24/11 09:39 AM, TomFulp wrote: http://ashens.newgrounds.com/flashicons

Getting this (yes I know I'm lazy :C )

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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 25th, 2011 @ 01:53 PM Reply

At 6/25/11 01:51 PM, HeavyTank wrote:
At 6/24/11 09:39 AM, TomFulp wrote: http://ashens.newgrounds.com/flashicons
Getting this (yes I know I'm lazy :C )

Actually, I already claimed this guy but I'm willing to let him go and allow you to make the icons for him instead. I've got a few things to take care of right now so I may as well ease up on the artists I've claimed.


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Response to The Icon Mod Crew Jun. 25th, 2011 @ 01:54 PM Reply

At 6/24/11 09:39 AM, TomFulp wrote: http://baron-fredrico.newgrounds.com/fla shicons

Oops, I meant this...