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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 00:39:53 Reply

Any updates on when we can find out who has favorited our flash movies?


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 01:37:03 Reply

Awwwwww yeah I got 24 fans. I'm sooooooooooooooooooo cool :3

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 02:03:59 Reply

At 4/24/12 11:38 PM, Luis wrote: Also we added a category best eyes and cutest couple.

I've got this one in the bag
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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 02:10:39 Reply

At 4/24/12 11:38 PM, Luis wrote: Also we added a category best eyes and cutest couple.

I wana win dat ;(

no but really jaxxy tomo GG

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 02:16:52 Reply

At 4/24/12 10:12 PM, TomFulp wrote:
We've officially updated our submission guidelines to ban the submission of shovelware. Shovelware is a somewhat nebulous area on NG but if you've ever submitted a game based on an out-of-the-box physics engine where you stuck Mario, SpongeBob or Ben 10 on an ATV, chances are all your submissions will be / have been deleted. The same goes for generic ad nauseam "Spot the Difference" and "Dress Up" games.

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 04:00:33 Reply

At 4/24/12 10:12 PM, TomFulp wrote: UPDATE 1:

We just completed a change to the Favorites system!

Do the noticed relating to your favourites get sent to your newgrounds PM inbox or still your email?
I will never see them if they go to email. The PM system should be used MORE!


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 04:28:05 Reply

So Tom, when are the people that voted '0' on all those shithouse shovelware submissions you just deleted/removed, going to get our Blam points? I'm thinking I should gain around 1,500 Blam points at least. That's if you're going to reward us the way you have done in the past. Or do we people that voted sensibly miss out all together, while the people that Voted 2 to 5 on the now defunct flash crap, get to keep the Save points they have amassed?

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 04:28:42 Reply

Aww, no more easy b/p points.


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 04:51:39 Reply

At 4/24/12 10:26 PM, Ketamine4Life wrote:
At 4/24/12 10:12 PM, TomFulp wrote: Epic stuff
Will you bring back whistles?

And what's the timeline starting to look like?


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 04:51:57 Reply

Thank god for update 2, so glad i wont be seeing any more of those shitty games
update one is pretty neat too, its nice to be able to favorite from the page instead of having to go to a submission

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 05:33:34 Reply

At 4/24/12 10:12 PM, TomFulp wrote: if you've ever submitted a game based on an out-of-the-box physics engine... chances are all your submissions will be / have been deleted.

So no more Game Factory or Stencyl games then?


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 06:10:28 Reply

At 4/24/12 10:12 PM, TomFulp wrote: UPDATE 2:

We've officially updated our submission guidelines to ban the submission of shovelware. Shovelware is a somewhat nebulous area on NG but if you've ever submitted a game based on an out-of-the-box physics engine where you stuck Mario, SpongeBob or Ben 10 on an ATV, chances are all your submissions will be / have been deleted. The same goes for generic ad nauseam "Spot the Difference" and "Dress Up" games. We can spot the difference between a developer who put care into his game and some sweatshop slapping ads on the same shit twice a day.
Mario, SpongeBob or Ben 10 on an ATV
"Spot the Difference" and "Dress Up" games

The truly awful thing is that so many submissions actually fit these descriptions exactly.

I've been doing my part to blam these for years, but they almost always make it through. It will be nice to have them be officially against the guidelines. Will there be an option to whistle this sort of thing? I want them gone as soon as possible.


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 06:27:02 Reply

FINALLY shovelware is being banned. This is a huge step for the quality of things here. You should also make a move to ban spam, which is movies made in purposely low quality.

That being said, you'd have to watch the terminology.


Good.

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 06:49:29 Reply

At 4/25/12 12:39 AM, Blordow wrote: Any updates on when we can find out who has favorited our flash movies?

That info will return when the expanded feed section arrives.


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

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 06:49:59 Reply

At 4/25/12 06:49 AM, TomFulp wrote:
At 4/25/12 12:39 AM, Blordow wrote: Any updates on when we can find out who has favorited our flash movies?
That info will return when the expanded feed section arrives.

Actually that will likely be a unique list linked to from the submission pages.


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 06:52:32 Reply

At 4/25/12 04:28 AM, gamejunkie wrote: So Tom, when are the people that voted '0' on all those shithouse shovelware submissions you just deleted/removed, going to get our Blam points? I'm thinking I should gain around 1,500 Blam points at least. That's if you're going to reward us the way you have done in the past. Or do we people that voted sensibly miss out all together, while the people that Voted 2 to 5 on the now defunct flash crap, get to keep the Save points they have amassed?

I wish I could revert the blam and save points but won't be able to do that. Once we switch to one-vote-per-user on submissions we would have the data to track that sort of thing. I do hope users stop trying to save shovelware now, I know a lot of people did it because they assumed it would pass judgment and wanted the points. LAME.


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 07:12:47 Reply

Tom it was an awesome idea for
Favorite users its really awesome
It is a great idea!
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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 07:16:47 Reply

Can't we just blam everything that sucks? It's stupid that we need rules to prevent that sort of garbage.


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 07:17:24 Reply

This isn't the "surprise" you've been talking about for the past few updates is it, or have I just missed something in the few news posts that I have only skimmed through?

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 07:43:50 Reply

I like how you can see how many fans people have now =)

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 08:14:47 Reply

-We can spot the difference between a developer who put care into his game and some sweatshop slapping ads on the same shit twice a day.

I think I just fell in love

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 09:04:27 Reply

Getting new followers and the death of shovelware on Newgrounds? How could it get any better than this? Granted, most of my fans were from when I was making lame flash movies but I welcome more additions.


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 09:18:30 Reply

Fix underdog I want to fucking STEAL it


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 09:24:37 Reply

At 4/25/12 09:04 AM, Bahamut wrote: Getting new followers and the death of shovelware on Newgrounds? How could it get any better than this? Granted, most of my fans were from when I was making lame flash movies but I welcome more additions.

yeah how about we have more than 50 submissions a day which take less than 6 hours to pass BAM


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 09:43:03 Reply

Nice updates

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 10:03:35 Reply

At 4/24/12 10:12 PM, TomFulp wrote: We just completed a change to the Favorites system!

I wondered what happened to all of the stats below movies, games, audio and art, regarding them. At least I know now.

Apparently, I have 13 fans. I wonder how I can get some more...


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 10:06:45 Reply

I think it would be really neat if auras were worked into the favorite users page. That way you could quickly tell if an author identified themselves as an animatior, musician, etc, based on their color, while keeping the simple one single list for everyone.

Banning shovelware is awesome though. The redesign splitting up games and moves really made it noticeable just how many crappy games there were being submitted constantly.


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 10:50:01 Reply

This update pleases me


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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 10:51:50 Reply

I LOVE THIS UPDATE :)

It is sure going to give me a look nice! However, what if I did not want to be a fan of someone and I add it by mistake what can I do should not there be at least a warning or something before adding someone to a favorite?

I did not understand these part:

"Your submission must not simply be an ad for your site."
Does this mean I cannot add some link into my logo to check my website?

âEUoe.... you've ever submitted a game based on an out-of-the-box physics engine where you stuck Mario, SpongeBob or Ben 10 on an ATV ...âEU
What does ATV mean?

"Your submission must not be racist or downright hateful towards specific groups of people."
Does this include the racism against Muslims through flash. I hope that it is true!

I hope you make it a bit more clearer for me and thank you!

Note:"I am sending you a message personally incase your not reading this!"

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Response to Favorites Overhaul, Shovelware 2012-04-25 10:52:27 Reply

At 4/25/12 07:17 AM, Sectus wrote: This isn't the "surprise" you've been talking about for the past few updates is it, or have I just missed something in the few news posts that I have only skimmed through?

The surprise was video. :)


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