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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-13 17:27:39 Reply

At 5/13/11 05:21 PM, Nicol3 wrote: lolol I fell asleep. For 12 whole hours, to be exact. Finals gotta always kill a bitch. DEESQUALLIFIED.

(Do you guys take blowjobs as a bribe?)

Might as well post it anyway.
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/56 9807

Its a shame you didn't make it in in time brah, this looks awesome

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-14 02:35:05 Reply

At 5/12/11 11:52 PM, Mark-er wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/82d2 a14b1b4ec8513946466df1d3a209

Even with it's unfinishedness, this is awesome and hilarious.


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-14 16:13:26 Reply

So when is the next round going to be announced?

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-14 21:09:07 Reply

It might not be a bad idea to ask TOFA veterans to fill the rest of the 32 bracket.


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-14 23:33:35 Reply

At 5/14/11 10:29 PM, Mark-er wrote: Ain't nothing wrong with a 16 bracket tournament, if that's what they're planning to do now.

More the merrier, though, amrite?


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-14 23:54:14 Reply

Finally unscrambled and almost revitalising here is the complete story of "Super-Knot Supremacy." Meant to be submitted originally, until a #!^@ and mysterious sound error arose (froze up and collapsed flash many times), I finally figured it out (after too many alternative solutions just went wrong).

And I hope to be submitting a finished version of this to my profile soon (fully animated and with complete backgrounds and lotsa action).

http://www.newgrounds.com/dump/item/a82e 0ac177d9949c54d9732be6eb073d

Also, aside, thanks for the many great entries into the "Open Round." Finished or unfinished they were humbling and great (lotsa great art talents here on Newgrounds!).

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 00:39:52 Reply

Inviting veterans would be a great idea, but one day is not enough to let them respond.
Tom and I have been coming up with some interesting ideas to encourage tournament participation next year, it should be exciting :)

We are only waiting on one more judge to submit! After that, I will announce the winners in this thread, as well as the first post of the Round 1 thread on Monday.

The calendar will also be altered to give more time in the remaining rounds, and to compensate for removing a round.

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 02:21:01 Reply

At 5/15/11 12:39 AM, NitWitt wrote: Inviting veterans would be a great idea, but one day is not enough to let them respond.
Tom and I have been coming up with some interesting ideas to encourage tournament participation next year, it should be exciting :)

We are only waiting on one more judge to submit! After that, I will announce the winners in this thread, as well as the first post of the Round 1 thread on Monday.

The calendar will also be altered to give more time in the remaining rounds, and to compensate for removing a round.

YES! lol I was really hoping I'd either get more time or lose a round, 3 rounds last year was fun and all, but a little stressful when coupled with my other work. 6 rounds would have been brutal on my psyche! lol

Also, in case anyone didn't know, I was the guy who placed 2nd last year. (I saw someone mention getting TOFA Vets, I am one of these.)

In other news, alot of great entries! I commented on some of your videos, good luck to everyone and may we all put on one hell of a show!

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 04:52:45 Reply

For those that pass onto the subsiqent rounds, would you prefer indepth critique of your entires or just a 'what i liked' snippit?

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 05:49:56 Reply

I'd prefer an indepth critique, they're extremely valuable.

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 09:34:26 Reply

At 5/15/11 04:52 AM, Zeurel wrote: For those that pass onto the subsiqent rounds, would you prefer indepth critique of your entires or just a 'what i liked' snippit?

I was kinda curious about this subject. Firstly, I would prefer a critique. It'll help me grow as an animator. Nothing too too in depth, just an honest evaluation of strengths and weaknesses.

Secondly, how is this going to be done? In previous years the critiques were on the TOFA site... weren't they? Are we doing it on NG now? And if so, what about the people who haven't submitted to the portal, such as myself? Are you doing the evaluations here in the forum?


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 09:40:51 Reply

I thought everyone was guaranteed entry?

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 13:58:02 Reply

If I advance or don't advance to the next round, I'm always eager for a short, in-depth critique (helps growth and a better understanding. Thanks.

At 5/15/11 04:52 AM, Zeurel wrote: For those that pass onto the subsiqent rounds, would you prefer indepth critique of your entires or just a 'what i liked' snippit?
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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 14:40:06 Reply

In-depth, but try to keep it short. That's what I prefer.

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 14:55:55 Reply

I always like as in-depth as possible. I don't understand why you'd want less critique.


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 15:01:55 Reply

For me, if people go crazy in-depth, they write like 2 or 3 pages of criticism, and that's a problem not because I don't like constructive criticism, but because after a while I think "uh, you already said that" or "uh I already know that", and it gets boring and torturous.

It's OK though... I want to know what you think regardless!

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 16:27:46 Reply

At 5/15/11 02:55 PM, Elfman-Rox wrote: I always like as in-depth as possible. I don't understand why you'd want less critique.

This.

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 16:30:42 Reply

At 5/15/11 09:40 AM, someplaceelse wrote: I thought everyone was guaranteed entry?

Are you referring to this post?
It says that at the time it was posted, only a few people had entered, far less than 16 even. So basically anyone who entered at the time would have a really good chance on getting in considering nobody else had entered.
21 People entered in all, and so only 5 people will be lost in this round.

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 16:33:42 Reply

Nittwitt: thanx

At 5/15/11 04:27 PM, DaveBruno wrote:
At 5/15/11 02:55 PM, Elfman-Rox wrote: I always like as in-depth as possible. I don't understand why you'd want less critique.
This.

Look. I don't want "less critique" or "not in depth" I just want it to be SHORT. In other words, there's a difference between "long" and "in-depth" see? XD

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 16:35:26 Reply

Sorry for the double post, but, please disregard when I said "Crazy in-depth" I meant "crazy amounts" DX

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 16:39:52 Reply

At 5/15/11 04:30 PM, NitWitt wrote:
At 5/15/11 09:40 AM, someplaceelse wrote: I thought everyone was guaranteed entry?
21 People entered in all, and so only 5 people will be lost in this round.

Hey man I worked really hard on putting a flash together because I thought that I was going to get to join tofa no matter what LIKE YOU SAID. THANKS FOR WASTING MY TIME >:(((((((((((((((((((!


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 17:00:24 Reply

This would be an excellent time to put any simple flash movie together and enter, and basically be guaranteed to be in the tournament brackets

Please read the post next time :P

The Calendar has been updated. Every remaining round has been extended by a week!


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 17:01:12 Reply

I won't be doing crit for the open round since it's really just a tester of sorts. I will be doing them for subsiquent rounds.

Best of luck to everyone

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 17:10:26 Reply

At 5/15/11 05:00 PM, TOFA wrote

The Calendar has been updated. Every remaining round has been extended by a week!

This makes me happy... assuming I've made it to the next round that is


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 17:14:40 Reply

At 5/15/11 04:33 PM, someplaceelse wrote: Nittwitt: thanx

At 5/15/11 04:27 PM, DaveBruno wrote:
At 5/15/11 02:55 PM, Elfman-Rox wrote: I always like as in-depth as possible. I don't understand why you'd want less critique.
This.
Look. I don't want "less critique" or "not in depth" I just want it to be SHORT. In other words, there's a difference between "long" and "in-depth" see? XD

No I got ya lol I agree with both! I was just liking what he was saying. Last year they got pretty in depth but were like... a paragraph long, so thatll work.

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 18:44:32 Reply

yes, I usually leave paragraph sized reviews.

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 21:36:00 Reply

Fun fun.


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 23:36:55 Reply

The results will be announced very soon! Stand by...

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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 23:46:00 Reply

The winners have been decided!!
The top 16 who will be moving into the Tournament brackets will be...

DaveBruno
Mark-er
Fungasm
coughing-dog
JagonDudo
MC-Booga
Zeedox
LazyModeComics
Sandwicheater
Elfman Rox
TheNooch
Glarryg
TurtleCo
PinkSkull
zRtC
someplaceelse

Winners listed in order of ranking in judging.
The Brackets have been posted and the matchups decided. The matchups will be outlined in the Round 1 topic to be posted shortly.

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to all who entered! See you all in Round 1...


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Response to Open Round! - (tofa 2011) 2011-05-15 23:55:48 Reply

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WOOHOO!!