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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 00:31:14 Reply

Are prompts as a game even allowed? I don't think so. That is all this game is.

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 01:00:54 Reply

At 2/20/16 12:31 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote: Are prompts as a game even allowed? I don't think so. That is all this game is.
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670879

We're discussing it in the Mod Forums as we speak, but the direction is heading toward 'no.' This was removed yesterday and this is basically the same game, but with an option to 'exit' if you want. ...assuming that you also read the author comments to find out about it before clicking play.

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At 2/19/16 01:04 PM, Jolly wrote:
If you find anymore and the accounts haven't been deleted then just link one per account. Linking the projects of the deleted account is unnecessary for now since we can't do anything about them.

Got it. Only projects linked to an account, 1 per account. I'll keep my eyes open.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 11:07:01 Reply

At 2/18/16 03:49 PM, Jolly wrote: The vote limit was raised from 30 to 50. Maybe blamming will be possible again.

It seems like it's even harder to blam submissions now. There are so many submissions that come through with terrible scores, but still passed somehow. It's like they have to have less than one star to be blammed.

For example, this passed. How!?

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 12:18:49 Reply

At 2/20/16 11:07 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote:
At 2/18/16 03:49 PM, Jolly wrote: The vote limit was raised from 30 to 50. Maybe blamming will be possible again.
It seems like it's even harder to blam submissions now. There are so many submissions that come through with terrible scores, but still passed somehow. It's like they have to have less than one star to be blammed.

For example, this passed. How!?
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670893

Yeah that's pretty bad. It's actually at .81, so it is under 1 star. Or at least it is now.

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 12:33:37 Reply

At 2/20/16 12:18 PM, Jolly wrote:
At 2/20/16 11:07 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote:
At 2/18/16 03:49 PM, Jolly wrote: The vote limit was raised from 30 to 50. Maybe blamming will be possible again.
It seems like it's even harder to blam submissions now. There are so many submissions that come through with terrible scores, but still passed somehow. It's like they have to have less than one star to be blammed.

For example, this passed. How!?
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670893
Yeah that's pretty bad. It's actually at .81, so it is under 1 star. Or at least it is now.

Pretty easy to figure out. That submission and others in the same vein started to pass because users who just vote for the maximum amount of B/P points realised that standarts for passing have dropped to an absolutely terrible low thanks to the recent vote changes, so instead of voting 0 on some stuff they now vote "safe this one" on everything.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 12:43:53 Reply

At 2/20/16 12:33 PM, Asandir wrote:
Pretty easy to figure out. That submission and others in the same vein started to pass because users who just vote for the maximum amount of B/P points realised that standarts for passing have dropped to an absolutely terrible low thanks to the recent vote changes, so instead of voting 0 on some stuff they now vote "safe this one" on everything.

That could be, but if you ask me, it seems like the score required to get a submission blammed got lowered. I swear, there are submissions passing with scores below the blam requirement. Whatever is going on, I'm kind of getting pissed off.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 17:06:50 Reply

YouTube material.

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At 2/20/16 11:07 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote:
At 2/18/16 03:49 PM, Jolly wrote: The vote limit was raised from 30 to 50. Maybe blamming will be possible again.
It seems like it's even harder to blam submissions now. There are so many submissions that come through with terrible scores, but still passed somehow. It's like they have to have less than one star to be blammed.

For example, this passed. How!?
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670893

I can agree with this. I have only achieved ONE blam ever since the changes and that was only because a movie spam account was deleted. The scores for a submission to pass should be raised IMO. There are way too many tests and other stuff passing that would normally be blammed. A good example would be something like this:

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 19:51:54 Reply

This passed jugdement:

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 20:20:04 Reply

At 2/20/16 07:51 PM, Decky wrote: This passed jugdement:
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670910
What has become of the portal.

Just got home and checking the feed. Holy hell. Passing below 1 star? That's unheard of. Have there been any more changes to the system since the 1 vote per lifetime rule was implemented?


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-20 22:04:47 Reply

@All @TomFulp
At "lately", users have said:

I can agree with this. I have only achieved ONE blam ever since the changes and that was only because a movie spam account was deleted. The scores for a submission to pass should be raised IMO. There are way too many tests and other stuff passing that would normally be blammed. A good example would be something like this:
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670860

True. And thank you all for the reports. The mod forums have been very active with all the spammers and the changes. We're working very hard to get things corrected and/or improved.

With any changes, tho, it takes time to see things level out. Please don't be too harsh on the Portal while this is going on. And please don't change your voting habits. Try to keep the quality up, cuz if we stop the quality control, will there be any at all? Some will get thru, but that's always happened. Tom, the Admins, and the mods are actively working on it in the background. ;)

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 01:41:06 Reply

I present to you our daily 4th, everybody:

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 02:10:38 Reply

At 2/21/16 01:41 AM, Jolly wrote: I present to you our daily 4th, everybody:
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670924

An absolute joke. Go check out my post in the Mods, Shovelware and Spammers thread. Enough said.

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Is this stolen? It has a zoobe.com logo plastered top right. I checked zoobe.com and it looks a lot like Billy Ray from "The Hills" - Zoobe in the characters section but I can't find anything else. I don't want to assume anything but this guys recent submission record isn't good at all.

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 08:32:43 Reply

At 2/21/16 08:28 AM, gamejunkie wrote: Is this stolen?

You didn't post a submission, homie.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 08:34:41 Reply

At 2/21/16 08:32 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote:
At 2/21/16 08:28 AM, gamejunkie wrote: Is this stolen?
You didn't post a submission, homie.

Say what? LOL! Okay check now.

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 08:44:24 Reply

At 2/21/16 08:34 AM, gamejunkie wrote:
At 2/21/16 08:32 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote:
At 2/21/16 08:28 AM, gamejunkie wrote: Is this stolen?
You didn't post a submission, homie.
Say what? LOL! Okay check now.

Okay, well, I looked at some stuff on YouTube and on Zoobe.com, but didn't find anything. That Billy Ray animation makes that submission highly suspicious, though, because it's the same animation style. Maybe the author just copied the animation style because I can't find anything else.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 08:47:25 Reply

At 2/21/16 08:44 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote: Okay, well, I looked at some stuff on YouTube and on Zoobe.com, but didn't find anything. That Billy Ray animation makes that submission highly suspicious, though, because it's the same animation style. Maybe the author just copied the animation style because I can't find anything else.

Authors last 2 submissions were Mod removed for being stolen but like I said I don't want to assume anything. Looks like you found the same stuff I found, thanks for trying.

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 08:50:44 Reply

At 2/21/16 08:47 AM, gamejunkie wrote:
Authors last 2 submissions were Mod removed for being stolen but like I said I don't want to assume anything. Looks like you found the same stuff I found, thanks for trying.

Yeah, no problem. Just wish I could've found more, but I kind of hit a dead end on things to search for.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 12:11:33 Reply

This is a song, not flash.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 13:13:07 Reply

Construct 2 Angry Birds template.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 13:36:42 Reply

Sir, reporting 2 violation on our movies under judgment portal.
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670963
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670962


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-21 15:38:04 Reply

At 2/21/16 08:28 AM, gamejunkie wrote: Is this stolen? It has a zoobe.com logo plastered top right. I checked zoobe.com and it looks a lot like Billy Ray from "The Hills" - Zoobe in the characters section but I can't find anything else. I don't want to assume anything but this guys recent submission record isn't good at all.
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670949

Judging by the website, it offers a service that allows you to record a message and it will match a character's animation to your voice. My guess is that the submitter did none of the animating and just recorded his voice over one of the characters that he selected.

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-22 00:14:41 Reply

At 2/21/16 08:28 AM, gamejunkie wrote: Is this stolen?

Seems like it is :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ltVu0xez_o

It just has voice "overdub"


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-22 01:41:48 Reply

At 2/22/16 12:14 AM, LexaHergon wrote:
At 2/21/16 08:28 AM, gamejunkie wrote: Is this stolen?

Imma callin it stoled. Gone. :)

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-22 05:18:09 Reply

At 2/21/16 01:13 PM, larrynachos wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/670926
Construct 2 Angry Birds template.

Unfortunately this is one of those borderline submissions with just enough changes made to it, to let it ride. Plus the NG voters did vote it through when they could've done differently. We all hear where you're coming from though, just not much we can do about it.

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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-22 07:30:10 Reply

Among all of the movies and games of shitty quality that were submitted yesterday, only one thing got blammed. A sad day for Newgrounds.


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Response to The Elite Guard Barracks 2016-02-22 16:52:20 Reply

Gameplay video, no animation:

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At 2/22/16 04:52 PM, Nimhster2 wrote: Gameplay video, no animation:
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/671011

Yes, yes it was. Note the perfect use of the word 'was'. Did you think it was a game at first and then realize you had no control? I did. I should have a cup of tea when I wake up and before I start on NG so my brain is more functional. Thanks for the report.

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