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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 03:38:16 Reply

I really wish I could go meet you guys, but unfortunately I live in South America. Shit.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 04:20:28 Reply

Ur site is gay as fuck... you encourage you members to rat eachother out. You give kudos to people who give good ratings to shitty submissions. Your a fucking douche. Youve ruined a good idea. And also you look like a fag and your girl only wants you for your status cuz im sure your a nerdy fuck and have no personality.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 04:26:36 Reply

At 6/1/08 04:20 AM, xDrLiVinGsToNx wrote: Ur site is gay as fuck...

And now, ladies and gentlemen,
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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 04:30:31 Reply

Zekey you are such a card.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 04:59:04 Reply

At 6/1/08 04:30 AM, JackPhantasm wrote: Zekey you are such a card.

Jack you are such a phantasm.

Let us wed. And live forever under the moon.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 05:33:43 Reply

Most of you are idiots, that is all.

I played NGR and watched Waterlollies.

They're both rather impressive.

((Though Sonny does and did rock my socks off.))

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 05:51:03 Reply

Waterlollies was boring eye-candy, And NG Rumble was a bland brawler.

Wee, I wonder how they both won. Congrats anyway to the winners, don't want to be a downer.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 06:02:01 Reply

At 6/1/08 01:29 AM, MakairaMazara wrote:
At 5/31/08 10:46 PM, Luis wrote: Theres always next year, personally i thought that the yuyu was a stronger movie than waterlollies. Anyway people who say that adam shouldnt even be allowed is kinda dumb... that would just go against the whole 'everything by everyone' mantra that the site is known for... may as well close the portal off to select people. Meh i think that despite waterlollies takin the tank, its an amazing feat that movies like metropolis circuit, aladdin, or stranger forest can go toe to toe with the professional circuit... regardless of what the outcome was this time i think that all those nominees probably walk away holding their head up. Matter of fact i think that its mostly the armchair quaterbacks of the site that are like super outragged about it.
I'm sorry, Luis, but I have to disagree. Some of these artists won't get second chances. Like I have said. Many of us do not have jobs and went to college to learn animation skills, and those who made entries this year may never have another good chance. I don't see how anyone could make it seem fair, and don't give me the "everything by everyone" We wouldn't've been denying him from posting his movies, he could always do that. I just think that an award like that would mean much more to someone like us, who just do this for fun, and get appreciated for putting some hard work into it. I doubt a ridiculously large metal trinket is really going to inspire Mr. Phillips as much as it would one of us.

This is meaning no disrespect to Mr. Phillips, I enjoy his movies wholeheartedly, and I expect to enjoy them because he's had that much more experience and practice to give us good quality flash.

Your logic is just incredibly silly. If NG was to carry out what you are talking about, it would have to research everyone of these authors backgrounds, abilities and education. Same for the programmers. Then based on that research you'd have to judge the authors. There was more than one author in the running who had been taught animation you know, not just Adam Phillips. Then high quality pieces would be left out of the running. Another thing, you talk about hobbyists as if Adam Phillips isn't one. You really can't continue to complain, there are plenty of ways for less skilled animators to achieve on this site, and they do achieve.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 06:19:01 Reply

Stop bitching about Adam Phillips.
He went to school to learn animating, that you guys don't do that, that's your problem.
Adam worked so hard on his submissions, so of course he won an award. Maybe if you guys work so hard, it maybe will be better then his.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 08:15:01 Reply

sup my man tom.

why did waterlollies win?

I watched half of that only because of Stamper's abusive review. and why do some people hate it? I mean, it was well animate, but....go figure, right?

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 09:28:43 Reply

bull shite, madness is wayyyyyyyyyyyyyy better than waterlollies, or whatever the fuck its called.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 09:38:50 Reply

At 6/1/08 09:28 AM, PENGI9909 wrote: bull shite, madness is wayyyyyyyyyyyyyy better than waterlollies, or whatever the fuck its called.

Madness is just pointless killing with bad character models.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 09:51:00 Reply

No its not.You just have bad taste


Madness is great.Madness is what is all about.
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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 10:28:24 Reply

At 5/30/08 05:07 PM, TomFulp wrote:
BEST MOVIE OF 2007:
Waterlollies

BEST GAME OF 2007:
NG Rumble

Both very overrated. I was expecting The Composer and The Last Stand to win.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 10:59:44 Reply

Right, one last shot at this, because if Luis himself telling you guys to stop isn't working, why on Earth would you guys listen to me:

How many of you who wanted another movie / game / user to win, instead of the excelent winners produced, took the time to go to the user page or PM the author of said movie / game telling them that you were hoping they would win, that you were sad that didn't and that you hope they can win next year?

I did that (I did it before I even posted here a second time) to my favourites (Rienland and Dct Grimoire) because even though I belived them to be the best, I decided that instead of complaining and moaning about them not winning, I'd instead show support for the artist that I cherished! Which I feel helps them out much more, by showing how much I admired and cared for their flashes, then to complain in this thread, which acomplishes nothing except taking away the joy of the winnners and of those celebrating the awards in general.

Btw, I also congratulated the winners on their user pages.


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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 11:06:32 Reply

Congrats everyone who won.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 11:07:04 Reply

nice picks
had played NG rumble before but never seen waterlollies
my fav's to win were NG rumble and dads at work but yea great choices
waterlollies was good, hell good storyline bit confusing though
and NG rumble just rules :D
yea cant wait for 08

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 11:47:01 Reply

LEAVE ADAM PHILLIPS ALONE!! ALL YOU PEOPLE CARE ABOUT ARE...THE READERS AND MAKING MONEY OFF OF HIM!! HE'S A HUMAN!! YOU'RE LUCKY HE EVEN PERFORMED FOR YOU BASTARDS!! wwWWHAAAAAAAAH!

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 12:31:54 Reply

Wow! Congrats to all of the artists, i'll make sure to look at these movies and games.


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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 12:52:56 Reply

Congratulations to the award winners and Luis! Well done!


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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 13:28:17 Reply

At 5/30/08 05:07 PM, TomFulp wrote:
Congrats to the winners!!!

congrats


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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 14:06:38 Reply

Congrats to the winners, i truly agree with flash winner but not so the games, owell its an oppinion thing :P. good job to all involved!


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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 14:29:57 Reply

I knew it that NG Rumble could make it into the Best of 2007 Award Winners. I also really can't wait till the next one comes.


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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 14:40:24 Reply

ugh, i keep klicking that damn banner all the time... i love the winners, but i've seen/played them a gazillion times now. :)


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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 14:58:47 Reply

i really like that game and its fun but my brother and my sister is not playing with me so i just play all by myself !javascript:MakeSmileySelection(1);
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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 15:16:14 Reply

I just wanted to chime in and say congrats to all the winners... truly great stuff guys! Also, a big thanks again for nominating our game... it's pretty rad just being in such fine company with the other nominees!

(I still want one of those badass trophies though! ;) )

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 15:28:56 Reply

At 6/1/08 09:51 AM, Karl11 wrote: No its not.You just have bad taste

I don't have bad taste, I just don't care much for Madness. yeah...Waterlollies was boring. Dad's home or Aladdin 3150 should have won. NG rumble? pffffffffttttt whatever.

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 15:46:54 Reply

Awsome there all awsome and i cant wait till 08


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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 18:26:08 Reply

Good choices! Congrats to the winners and best of luck for '09

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Response to Best of 2007 Award Winners! 2008-06-01 19:54:58 Reply

At 5/30/08 07:35 PM, chluaid wrote: I'm speechless.. as in, I forgot to write one. Thanks so much NG for this huge honour. I couldn't keep doing these movies without the continued support from Newgrounds and the Brackenwood fans.

I've said it before and I'll always say it: if it weren't for Newgrounds, my site would still be a relative unknown on a shared server and I'd probably still be working in a studio as 'talent-on-tap' churning out terrible sequels, like so many extremely talented people who deserve better.

Now I'm working from home, and while the money isn't as good as a full-time job, I make enough in AdSense to pay for a dedicated host, which makes my site almost self-sufficient. This gives me time to work on my personal projects including a Brackenwood feature film which I'm no co-writing with a close ex-Disney colleague in Los Angeles. Quite simply, none of this would be happening if it weren't for Newgrounds. I've got NG to thank for it all.

I'm completely gob-smacked.
Thank you,
A. Phillips

Hey, my name is Tyler Moyer, I am 16 and new to Flash Animations.

I am teaching myself how to use Flash and how to work animations. I am in my last project for 3D animation class in school as a sophomore right now.

I love your work and I would be honored if you'd be the person I used for my interveiw project.
Would you be interested at all? It'll take at least 5 - 10 minutes of your time to read and answer my questions.

~BaByT~