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Why was numa numa the most iconic newgrounds video taken down? If it were for the copyrighted music, why not just remove the audio? Also the ultimate naruto fanflashes are no longer here either, iconic videos like that should not be removed.

Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-21 21:21:01 (edited 2017-09-21 21:29:44)


I was just wondering this too; I was actually reading the numa numa wikipedia article and it came up, searched the BBS and you had made this thread minutes ago

In the years since, we've decided it has come time to retire Numa Numa from Newgrounds, as part of our ongoing effort to focus on animation and encourage artists to use the Audio Portal for music.

https://www.newgrounds.com/wiki/about-newgrounds/history/stories/numa-numa

whoever made this decision is literally retarded, what the fuck, if it's not because of copyright

i might drop my supporter subscription because of this


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-21 21:21:55


At 9/21/17 09:21 PM, StalkerGuy wrote: I was just wondering this too

In the years since, we've decided it has come time to retire Numa Numa from Newgrounds, as part of our ongoing effort to focus on animation and encourage artists to use the Audio Portal for music.
whoever made this decision is literally retarded, what the fuck

Ikr, stuff like this does not make me want to donate to newgrounds.

Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-21 21:26:10


At 9/21/17 09:15 PM, snortsnorth wrote: Why was numa numa the most iconic newgrounds video taken down? If it were for the copyrighted music, why not just remove the audio? Also the ultimate naruto fanflashes are no longer here either, iconic videos like that should not be removed.

This is very disturbing....

and disapointing.

Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-21 22:43:26


Was taken down awhile ago due to copyright laws and such getting stricter and lamer.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-21 23:03:34


At 9/21/17 10:43 PM, NekoMika wrote: Was taken down awhile ago due to copyright laws and such getting stricter and lamer.

Can we move Newgrounds to China?


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 00:45:07


You all need to understand that the Internet is becoming more mainstream. It is no longer the wild west it once was. These things happen.

Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 04:23:06


Lol it's not NG'S fault! It's da copyright so huge middle finger to copyright laws!

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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 08:23:50


At 9/21/17 10:43 PM, NekoMika wrote: Was taken down awhile ago due to copyright laws and such getting stricter and lamer.

Exactly, unfortunately the fear of getting sued outweighs freedoms of parodies.

With that being said, few flashes with the song still remain .........


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 09:57:17


At 9/22/17 04:23 AM, mrbadazz wrote: Lol it's not NG'S fault! It's da copyright so huge middle finger to copyright laws!

But why can't the audio just be removed and the page remain intact? @tomfulp

Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 10:23:48


At 9/22/17 09:57 AM, snortsnorth wrote:
At 9/22/17 04:23 AM, mrbadazz wrote: Lol it's not NG'S fault! It's da copyright so huge middle finger to copyright laws!
But why can't the audio just be removed and the page remain intact? @tomfulp

I believe there are ways to adjust audio without having the source files. However, that is solely left up to the artists to do that. In this case, I'm sure he'd has more important things to do than to recreate something he did years ago that can still be viewed on youtube.

In this case, it doesn't make sense to do that anyway since he is famous for that ONE particular song. Just putting a random song in the audio portal would be silly and wouldn't match the movements.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 10:28:50


At 9/22/17 09:57 AM, snortsnorth wrote:
At 9/22/17 04:23 AM, mrbadazz wrote: Lol it's not NG'S fault! It's da copyright so huge middle finger to copyright laws!
But why can't the audio just be removed and the page remain intact? @tomfulp

We could technically replace the video with a non-audio version but people can just go see it properly on YouTube, where they have already spent BILLIONS (yes billions) of dollars on legal and licensing issues concerning record labels and licensing agencies. Our focus here is on original music, animation, art and games.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 14:55:02


At 9/22/17 10:28 AM, TomFulp wrote:
At 9/22/17 09:57 AM, snortsnorth wrote:
At 9/22/17 04:23 AM, mrbadazz wrote:

Hi @TomFulp


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 15:20:37


That new NG copyright laws pisses me off! >:(

Other popular, iconic flashes (like "Legend of Miyamoto", "DARE" by Godlimations, "Arms" by Blue2, and even "Crap Game Compilation" by JonBro) were also removed because they have copyrighted music! >:(

By the way, Delaware: Cold Waters P2 contains two songs by Stone Temple Pilots and it wasn't got removed. "Arms" also had song by Stone Temple Pilots and got removed. WHERE'S THE F*CKING LOGIC?! >:(


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 17:17:50 (edited 2017-09-22 17:21:24)


At 9/22/17 10:28 AM, TomFulp wrote:
At 9/22/17 09:57 AM, snortsnorth wrote:
At 9/22/17 04:23 AM, mrbadazz wrote: Lol it's not NG'S fault! It's da copyright so huge middle finger to copyright laws!
But why can't the audio just be removed and the page remain intact? @tomfulp
We could technically replace the video with a non-audio version but people can just go see it properly on YouTube, where they have already spent BILLIONS (yes billions) of dollars on legal and licensing issues concerning record labels and licensing agencies. Our focus here is on original music, animation, art and games.

but Tom, it's the Numa Numa, it's literally history and the phrase "our focus is" is google-level corporate talk. Not just that but it would be nice if you could restore all the other things that have been removed and just mute the audio; there are ways to do that without manually doing anything.

Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 17:44:19


At 9/22/17 05:17 PM, snortsnorth wrote: but Tom, it's the Numa Numa, it's literally history

Obviously you haven't read Tom's lecture about "XX years of internet history, gone with just one lawsuit."

Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 17:49:03 (edited 2017-09-22 17:49:33)


It's interesting to me that there's so much bitching about things being taken down, but not one of you fucksticks have offered to pick up Newground's legal fees.

Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 18:00:12 (edited 2017-09-22 18:27:12)


At 9/22/17 10:28 AM, TomFulp wrote: We could technically replace the video with a non-audio version but people can just go see it properly on YouTube, where they have already spent BILLIONS (yes billions) of dollars on legal and licensing issues concerning record labels and licensing agencies. Our focus here is on original music, animation, art and games.

Might want to clarify in that wiki page that it was due to copyright that it was removed, the page made it sound like someone had a revelation that Newgrounds was "changing" and that you were removing stuff for no reason


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 18:05:22


At 9/22/17 06:00 PM, StalkerGuy wrote:
At 9/22/17 10:28 AM, TomFulp wrote: We could technically replace the video with a non-audio version but people can just go see it properly on YouTube, where they have already spent BILLIONS (yes billions) of dollars on legal and licensing issues concerning record labels and licensing agencies. Our focus here is on original music, animation, art and games.
Might want to clarify in that wiki page that it was due to copyright that it was removed, the page made it sound like someone had a revelation to remove it for no reason.

Updated the wiki to specifically note the legal aspect.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-22 18:15:11


NG whipped af. Is nothing sacred?


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-23 05:08:09


Probably took it down himself when he realised he gets more money off Youtube views.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-25 18:27:56


At 9/23/17 05:08 AM, Gagsy wrote: Probably took it down himself when he realised he gets more money off Youtube views.

Tom contacted me when they told me they had to take it down.
It's also not monetized on YouTube because of the song, so I don't make any money from it.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-26 00:17:48


At 9/25/17 06:27 PM, Gman250 wrote:
At 9/23/17 05:08 AM, Gagsy wrote: Probably took it down himself when he realised he gets more money off Youtube views.
Tom contacted me when they told me they had to take it down.
It's also not monetized on YouTube because of the song, so I don't make any money from it.

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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-26 01:47:25


At 9/26/17 12:17 AM, BoxerBraydog wrote:
OH MY GOD!!! YOU STILL CARE ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY! I THOUGHT YOU ABANDONED US FOR YT

I know you're excited to see him but screaming is just rude.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-26 07:56:25


At 9/25/17 06:27 PM, Gman250 wrote:
At 9/23/17 05:08 AM, Gagsy wrote: Probably took it down himself when he realised he gets more money off Youtube views.
Tom contacted me when they told me they had to take it down.
It's also not monetized on YouTube because of the song, so I don't make any money from it.

A real unfortunate situation both for Newgrounds and for you, the content creator.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-26 08:31:18


At 9/25/17 06:27 PM, Gman250 wrote:
At 9/23/17 05:08 AM, Gagsy wrote: Probably took it down himself when he realised he gets more money off Youtube views.
Tom contacted me when they told me they had to take it down.
It's also not monetized on YouTube because of the song, so I don't make any money from it.

Thank you for clearing all that up.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-26 10:46:12


More importantly, why did @TomFulp remove the video of him and Stamper renovating the NG office? That was one of the funniest things ever.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-26 10:50:49


At 9/26/17 10:46 AM, ZJ wrote: More importantly, why did @TomFulp remove the video of him and Stamper renovating the NG office? That was one of the funniest things ever.

Need to put that on YouTube or something... That also had music issues.


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-26 22:08:28


This... It makes me sad


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Response to Numa numa taken down? 2017-09-26 22:44:10


At 9/22/17 05:49 PM, thenoodge wrote: It's interesting to me that there's so much bitching about things being taken down, but not one of you fucksticks have offered to pick up Newground's legal fees.

Thank you.

Honestly, I wish we could make like YT and just de-monetize the pages like we do those of songs in the Audio Portal which contain samples they don't have rights to.