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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-02 18:13:09 Reply

Tom Fulp can you make one great Pico Game for Pico Day 2018

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-03 09:50:38 Reply

At 1/2/18 04:04 PM, DoctorStrongbad wrote:
At 1/2/18 03:49 PM, RigaheaD wrote: I feel that there a good chance of success for everyone on NG 2018.
It would be great for all us to have an amazing 2018. I will do my best to keep everything running smoothly.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-03 16:01:35 Reply

At 1/3/18 09:50 AM, RigaheaD wrote:
At 1/2/18 04:04 PM, DoctorStrongbad wrote:
At 1/2/18 03:49 PM, RigaheaD wrote: I feel that there a good chance of success for everyone on NG 2018.
It would be great for all us to have an amazing 2018. I will do my best to keep everything running smoothly.
Thumb up!

Glad that you agree with me. Keep in touch and stay cool.


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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-03 16:29:32 Reply

Cool as ice.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-03 16:32:07 (edited 2018-01-03 16:33:02) Reply

At 1/2/18 09:17 AM, TomFulp wrote: This has been a long running concern of mine as well, it's just been tough since the logo has become such an iconic part of NG. I like to see the tank as an unstoppable force that breaks down barriers but I know it's just straight up off-putting to a good number of people.

You could put up a presentation-style page all new users see when they sign up, with a brief introduction to the site and features, concluding with the logo and a 'think of this tank like an unstoppable force that breaks down barriers' below. :) If NG gets big enough everyone will take that message for granted; it'll be synonymous with the image. The meaning of all images morph with time, so maybe we can change the very fundamentals of war to something positive and spirited! :D

Though indeed lots of nostalgia linked to that tank too, not to mention an entire in-house series, countless references and inclusions in animations and games... seems it'd be difficult to change without losing a huge slice of recognition and relatability.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-04 10:57:26 Reply

At 1/3/18 04:29 PM, RigaheaD wrote: Cool as ice.

Hot as Fire

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-04 12:40:48 Reply

At 1/4/18 10:57 AM, HazPot wrote:
At 1/3/18 04:29 PM, RigaheaD wrote: Cool as ice.
Hot as Fire

That is hot. Like vanilla ice hot.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-04 14:41:39 Reply

At 1/3/18 04:29 PM, RigaheaD wrote: Cool as ice.

I see what you did there. Nice.
Will 2018 be just as cool as him?


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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-04 18:36:26 Reply

At 1/4/18 02:41 PM, DoctorStrongbad wrote:
At 1/3/18 04:29 PM, RigaheaD wrote: Cool as ice.
I see what you did there. Nice.
Will 2018 be just as cool as him?

;) I think so.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-05 10:45:44 Reply

At 1/2/18 09:17 AM, TomFulp wrote:
This has been a long running concern of mine as well, it's just been tough since the logo has become such an iconic part of NG. I like to see the tank as an unstoppable force that breaks down barriers but I know it's just straight up off-putting to a good number of people.

Hi and thanks for the reply! I wouldn't go as far as saying it's off-putting to me (although I can imagine that for quite a few it is) - it just doesn't seem to fit. Military grade metal and heavy weapons quite often conflict with the art, both the background outside it and the content inside. Maybe 2018 is the time for "new ground" on the icon (although I'll keep playing here even if it's not - doesn't matter that much to me :) )

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-06 21:23:36 Reply

Some nice stuff. Now if we could just find a way to make this site more popular. I'm sick of having to go to Kong for anything. Ever. But it's absolutely required.


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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-07 03:09:26 Reply

I would become a supporter... had i had money. I am low on money right now, unfortunately. But, once i get money I'll consider it.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-07 15:05:39 Reply

At 12/31/17 02:53 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 12/31/17 11:50 AM, Cyberdevil wrote: Right, didn't consider the continuity aspect there. Any thoughts on an option to let users subscribe on a yearly basis, as well as monthly?
We actually do offer a yearly subscription option so people can do that too. If we ever raise the yearly price, existing subscribers would be grandfathered at the old price.

I went from yearly to monthly thinking that was a better option for NG.. which do you prefer?

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-07 16:18:53 Reply

Hey, Tom. I'm digging the new stuff this site has offered. Is there by chance any plans for more options for customization on userpages? Something similar to 2007/2009 Youtube perhaps?

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-07 18:43:26 Reply

The meaning of all images morph with time, so maybe we can change the very fundamentals of war to something positive and spirited! :D

We can all be zen masters


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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-08 09:27:17 Reply

At 1/7/18 03:05 PM, MindChamber wrote:
At 12/31/17 02:53 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 12/31/17 11:50 AM, Cyberdevil wrote: Right, didn't consider the continuity aspect there. Any thoughts on an option to let users subscribe on a yearly basis, as well as monthly?
We actually do offer a yearly subscription option so people can do that too. If we ever raise the yearly price, existing subscribers would be grandfathered at the old price.
I went from yearly to monthly thinking that was a better option for NG.. which do you prefer?

I think monthly is best when people stick around long-term.


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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-08 09:28:25 Reply

At 1/7/18 04:18 PM, TheDukeofJuke wrote: Hey, Tom. I'm digging the new stuff this site has offered. Is there by chance any plans for more options for customization on userpages? Something similar to 2007/2009 Youtube perhaps?

The most immediate customization will be the user header when new user pages launch. There are other things we want to do with user pages but not sure what all will happen this year vs updates around the rest of the site.


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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-08 13:52:58 (edited 2018-01-08 13:53:53) Reply

At 12/29/17 10:49 AM, TomFulp wrote: ...

How about some shiny ass pins for the daily and weekly portal trophies?
I have an eclectic collection of Underdog Of the Week, Daily 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd, and Turd Of The Week that I'd love to flaunt in real life to people who don't know what Newgrounds is.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-08 14:28:37 Reply

At 1/8/18 01:52 PM, BoobMarley wrote:
At 12/29/17 10:49 AM, TomFulp wrote: ...
How about some shiny ass pins for the daily and weekly portal trophies?
I have an eclectic collection of Underdog Of the Week, Daily 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd, and Turd Of The Week that I'd love to flaunt in real life to people who don't know what Newgrounds is.

Tempting... We actually have a new Underdog trophy visual that will be visible when the game and movie pages update.


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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-08 18:39:01 Reply

At 1/8/18 02:28 PM, TomFulp wrote: Tempting...

Do it. Do it now.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-09 20:15:22 Reply

At 1/8/18 09:28 AM, TomFulp wrote: The most immediate customization will be the user header when new user pages launch. There are other things we want to do with user pages but not sure what all will happen this year vs updates around the rest of the site.

Sounds like something worth waiting for. Can't wait.

...Wait.

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-18 21:41:40 Reply

At 12/29/17 04:46 PM, Zachary wrote: I really dig the idea to change the PM system over to a more chat based one.

Are there any plans to allow game uploads that are made NOT in HTML5 or Flash?

Nooooooooooo Tom, dont let Flash die man!!!!!!!!!! Fuck HTML5 and other shit, Macromedia Flash now Adobe Flash is where the whole internet rage of online flash games started from................I mean somebody had to say it right how much Flash rocks!!!!!!!!

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-22 22:20:13 Reply

I guess there's no Pico Day gathering this year?

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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-01-23 06:27:35 Reply

At 1/22/18 10:20 PM, SukiWukiDookie wrote: I guess there's no Pico Day gathering this year?

No plans at the moment but we intend to have some other local events.


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Response to 2017 Year End Thoughts 2018-04-22 17:48:00 Reply

At 12/30/17 08:32 AM, Orange-Swirl wrote:

It's over already? It feels like 2017 barely started for me.
Did you sleep all year and just wake up? lol


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