I really think that this sounds like a bad idea, which is pretty weird 'cuz I was (the) one who wrote Tom and suggested it (about 3 months ago. Jeez, this guy is more unreachable than Arnold Schwarzenegger (sp?)!!! Wade rules though...) I think it's an overall bad idea though. 'Cuz toons that just go straight from the #1 recently submitted spot to the #21 without getting noticed much and never seen again, will get seriously hurt/helped in ways they don't deserve. However I still believe that the voting comments that Pico so kindly gives the user REALLY need to be changed. (Yeah Tom, users actually care about NG. You can't just shovel them crap that you find appropriate! This is like AOL, it started out as a private little corporation/site (you get the idea) but it has grown to such an extent you no longer have a little club you can do whatever you want to, you must treat the users as the public of a country and give them what they want. Capiche? (I have no idea how to spell that but I always wanted to say it...))
ANYWAY! The thumbs up/thumbs down system will not work, please don't even try it, and now I'm going to rant about how the comments suck.
The commments on each of the numbers have VERY little to do with each other. For instance, 0 and 3 are about effort. Yeah, so? I put a lot of effort into two toons and submitted 'em, and they got deleted within hours! Whereas other people, who are more skilled, *cough* WILL STAMPER!*cough* submit some piece of crap like Myce, and simply because they have such a huge ego and good reputation on Newgrounds, it gets exalted and praised like some masterpiece. Then you have 4, claiming that it's one of the best Portal entries ever. Hello!? Does Tom not realize that very few of the greatest entries ever rarely achieve a 4, and even then they usually fall down to a 3.xx very soon? Then there is 1, which says it's one of the worst Portal entries ever. Not really... Most 1 films/games are actually pretty decent. 2, which judges the Flash on it's originality. What's that about? That has very little to do with whether or not it's any good... A lot of good video games (I don't about console games, I generally stear clear of those low-tech things. Plenty of good games, but I just can't get past the primitive graphics and sound. =/ That's why I wait until they're old when a new batch is coming out, so I can buy the console, two controllers, memory cards and other accessories, and a game for only $20. Good deal, and by then the graphics/sound are so bad you CAN look past it! Good deal, huh?) for the PC aren't original at all. Serious Sam was a fairly good first person shooter, and it wasn't original by any means. All it did was take the best elements from other FPSs, old and new, and put them together for a nice quick mindless break from life. And 5, well, that's just silly. Nothing ever achieves it except Vote 5 For Porn movies so I don't care what that says. It could say that it's better than rubbing a monkeys butt for all I care, as long as it's reasonable.
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