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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 05:54:40 Reply

As usual, i see you are all very keen to somehow elevate the status of Newgrounds by using the recent publicity of a movie that has been featured here. Sigh...

Don't get me wrong - you've every right to publicise yourselves: it is your website, but do you really have to keep doing it month in and month out? Then if that wasn't bad enough, you go off insulting other websites (e.g. Ebaum's World) that have the video on because they also latched onto the popularity of the movie in order to achieve publicity - let's face it, the only reasoning behind such derogatory comments as: "...Ebaum will take anything that's popular and stick it on his site. That's the difference between us."

Anyway, i'm happy for Garry and wish him success in the future.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 05:55:07 Reply

I dont think Tom was the first to discover him

http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic.php?id=204032

Check out the date of that thread :)


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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 09:14:00 Reply

At 2/18/05 05:55 AM, AloneInTheDark wrote: I dont think Tom was the first to discover him

Yeah, Tom might have seen the thread in General, and thus found the NND. Anyways, don't try to take too much credit for this phenomenon :)

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 09:28:48 Reply

VH1 Best Week ever how sad....But congadulations

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 10:11:07 Reply

At 2/18/05 09:14 AM, Aapo wrote:
At 2/18/05 05:55 AM, AloneInTheDark wrote: I dont think Tom was the first to discover him
Yeah, Tom might have seen the thread in General, and thus found the NND. Anyways, don't try to take too much credit for this phenomenon :)

I swear, im gonna sue every motherfucka here since he is my discovery. Lolz no ofcourse not. I couldnt care less actually who discovered him first, afterall Gary himself did it. Just tried to be an attention whore :)


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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 10:27:54 Reply

At 2/18/05 05:55 AM, AloneInTheDark wrote: I dont think Tom was the first to discover him

http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic.php?id=204032

Check out the date of that thread :)

Tom was the first person to showcase Gary's movie and give it a lot of exposure. If Tom never put it on the front page of Newgrounds who knows what would have happened with it. We'll never know for sure.


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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 10:42:45 Reply

Omg... Numa Numa IS REALLY POPULAR OMFG (im from portugal, ok? I don't get much USA news!)

Man... So weird... To think that... Ah well, what matters is that NG was on TV!

I which Gary went to the forums and see all these topics about him... Man it rocks! :D


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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 10:42:49 Reply

At 2/18/05 10:27 AM, WadeFulp wrote:
Tom was the first person to showcase Gary's movie and give it a lot of exposure. If Tom never put it on the front page of Newgrounds who knows what would have happened with it. We'll never know for sure.

Yeah your right. Congrats on the child by the way


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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 11:27:39 Reply

Thanks to Gary for submitting his Numa Numa Dance video to Newgrounds.com! We can also thank Tom Fulp for discovering Gary's video and deciding to feature Numa Numa Dance on the front page and make Gary into an instant celebrity! :)

This is a great movie on Newgrounds. We never knew that this would turn into instant fame, but congratulations for becoming famous!

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 11:44:06 Reply

that's awsome wade maybe NG will get some news coverage one day

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 11:54:48 Reply

At 2/18/05 05:54 AM, Xeofox wrote: As usual, i see you are all very keen to somehow elevate the status of Newgrounds by using the recent publicity of a movie that has been featured here. Sigh...

Don't get me wrong - you've every right to publicise yourselves: it is your website, but do you really have to keep doing it month in and month out?

Sorry if I seem to lash out here, but what the hell is your problem with promoting websites? How the hell do you think websites get recognized? Yeah, NG has been around for a while but there's ALWAYS opportunities to gain more of an audience. Press is always good.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 12:32:31 Reply

I loved numa numa It was hilarious.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 12:33:04 Reply

At 2/17/05 11:23 PM, WadeFulp wrote:
At 2/17/05 11:09 PM, DrunkCat wrote: Numa apparntly the only one raking this "reward" of new thraffic[No matter how gradual the graph may make it seem]... Hm. Ah well, your site, you can set whatever image you want for it then. Good or bad, that was my two cents. ;) [By the way, I don't hate it; nothing specified really against it, I just like to point irony with some humour.]
Dude, seriously. Read your post. What are you basing your statements on? How do you know what kind of traffic the other entries are getting? Yes, Numa Numa is getting more views than any other single entry at the moment, but who's to say how many other entries are getting additional views as a result?

We watch the stats, we know for a fact that when one entry does very well it pulls everything else up with it. We've been monitoring this kind of thing for years. Are you going to sit there and tell me you know more than I do about our traffic patterns? :)

Why do you have to be so bitchy? Honestly, I just said what I said was my point of view, and the first part was basically reitterating what you said/showed to me[Which really didn't have anything to do with the point of my first post. Quite the opposite.]. I didn't add anything new other than the last part. I mean damn. Lighten up a bit. If you would've double posted that you would've tried to bitch at yourself. ;)

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:04:08 Reply

At 2/18/05 12:33 PM, DrunkCat wrote: Why do you have to be so bitchy? Honestly, I just said what I said was my point of view, and the first part was basically reitterating what you said/showed to me[Which really didn't have anything to do with the point of my first post. Quite the opposite.]. I didn't add anything new other than the last part. I mean damn. Lighten up a bit. If you would've double posted that you would've tried to bitch at yourself. ;)

Why do you have a habit of challenging whatever we say? It's not my problem that you make ridiculous statements. If you didn't make them I wouldn't be bitchy.


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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:05:17 Reply

At 2/17/05 04:22 PM, WadeFulp wrote:
At 2/17/05 04:14 PM, NotYouZ wrote: Didn't Tom already make a topic about this? >.>
Yeah, but it wasn't about Numa Numa on the Today Show. :) That's pretty big.

suppose so...but Diane Sawyer ( i think thats her) is a bitch.

n i hate her, her n Katie Couric (SP?)

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:07:50 Reply

numa numa is so fucking overrated, its not htat funny at all, it takes a lot to make me laugh just in case you dont know.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:09:29 Reply

At 2/18/05 01:04 PM, WadeFulp wrote:
At 2/18/05 12:33 PM, DrunkCat wrote: I LIKE TO BITCH :)
Why do you have a habit of challenging whatever we say? It's not my problem that you make ridiculous statements. If you didn't make them I wouldn't be bitchy.

the dude jus loves to question authority, Wade. what can you do, he makes no sence what so ever, and he jus "blahs" on making no point at all.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:16:39 Reply

Gary should burn in hell for the numa numa

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:36:37 Reply

At 2/17/05 04:24 PM, AngryToaster wrote: That's pretty sweet. It's funny how a NG flash author can make it on the news.

He wasn't really a flash arthur he just put a video of himslef in flash.

I think it's sad that one person can get on the news for something that took him like 2 minutes to make (since all he did was film him danicnng to the song) and people who spend hours or days making animations that are just as good or better than the Numa Numa dance don't receive any news or pretty much any press at all like Madness, XIAO XIAO, decline of video games, joe zombie etc.. The only exceptions are jibjab and alien hominid but mainly because alien hominid has a console version.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:37:19 Reply

damm you wade. i was gonna post this first! oh well.... great job!

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:45:15 Reply

At 2/18/05 01:36 PM, Father_Time wrote: He wasn't really a flash arthur he just put a video of himslef in flash.

I think it's sad that one person can get on the news for something that took him like 2 minutes to make (since all he did was film him danicnng to the song) and people who spend hours or days making animations that are just as good or better than the Numa Numa dance don't receive any news or pretty much any press at all like Madness, XIAO XIAO, decline of video games, joe zombie etc.. The only exceptions are jibjab and alien hominid but mainly because alien hominid has a console version.

Well, that's the way the world works isn't it? Do we turn on the news to see a report about some painter who just painted a master piece that took him 5 years to do? Nope. We just see that ass up in NYC who put up a bunch of metal gates and hung orange sheets from them and calls it art.

Political things and controversial things are more likely to make the news. I'm sure if we tried we could get things like the Bill Cosby game in the news, or other controversial games. As long as we can say "Look, it has over 100,000 views!" or better the media might bite. That sounds like a lot as far as they are concerned.

Part of what makes Numa Numa a news story is the fact that it is a simple video of some guy dancing, yet it's been viewed over 1 million times.


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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:47:13 Reply

At 2/17/05 04:27 PM, Aapo wrote: Kinda sad that most Americans heard that song for the first time this way. In Europe, Dragostea Din Tei was a huge hit even before NND.

In every possible way I disagree with you. It is a triumph des willens that Americans haven't heard of a Romanian pop song except for when a fat kid makes fun of it.

Is it just me or is your entire indentity structured on being the champion of all things european? That's all you talk about on the BBS. When you're at home do you just sit around and not talk until someone brings up something about American-European relations and then it's your time to shine?

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:49:43 Reply

Numa Numa is still going strong. Here's a graph of today's bandwidth in RED compared to yesterday's bandwidth in BLUE at the same time.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 13:52:43 Reply

Hokey Smokes Bullwinkle. NG is famouserer than ever before.


Arghbarge. Making my NG comeback.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 14:12:18 Reply

At 2/18/05 01:45 PM, WadeFulp wrote: Well, that's the way the world works isn't it? Do we turn on the news to see a report about some painter who just painted a master piece that took him 5 years to do? Nope. We just see that ass up in NYC who put up a bunch of metal gates and hung orange sheets from them and calls it art.

ROFL thats pretty fuckin funny. aint it the truith tho.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 14:21:37 Reply

At 2/18/05 11:44 AM, stevezarebski wrote: that's awsome wade maybe NG will get some news coverage one day

It gotten some coverage in the past on Tech TV.

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 14:32:44 Reply

At 2/18/05 02:21 PM, ramagi wrote:
At 2/18/05 11:44 AM, stevezarebski wrote: that's awsome wade maybe NG will get some news coverage one day
It gotten some coverage in the past on Tech TV.

how did you do that?

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 14:42:43 Reply

At 2/18/05 02:21 PM, ramagi wrote:
At 2/18/05 11:44 AM, stevezarebski wrote: that's awsome wade maybe NG will get some news coverage one day
It gotten some coverage in the past on Tech TV.

Newgrounds has had a lot of news coverage over the years. On TV, in magazines. We had a lot right after 9-11 from all the anti-usama games. Foxnews showed Diplomacy two nights in a row at the end of their 6-7PM news report, and both times gave out the newgrounds.com URL. Tom was on CNN Headline news as well.


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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 15:00:38 Reply

Holy cow forgot all about that coverage I remeber all that, would you ever want NG on the news again wade.?

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Response to Numa Numa Dance 2005-02-18 15:03:21 Reply

i really fucking hate what ng is turning into, its all over the news, they wil take shitty flashes, put them on frontpage, just to be on tv, its getting to be ridiculous