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hey gang,
Quick update about contests: they seem. to be going well. Later today I'll finish off the contest listing page which shows the history of all the contests and the top few winners from each. It should be available at /contests/ by this afternoon.

There are a couple contests in the pipeline, next up is a sponsored contest by Razor Gator, followed by a YTMND t-shirt design contest. This time around we're actually going to print them!


Another quick note, I heard back from the company who makes the SDK we've been using to convert GIF to SWF and while they haven't fixed the 16000 frames issue yet, they are allotting some time to it later this week, and hopefully at that point we can proceed with the Flash stuff.

On a related note, some very exciting news from the Firefox 3.1 Beta; they've added native support for <audio> and <video> tags. This means as of Firefox 3.1, the browser will support the playing of WAV and OGG files with no external software. I've yet to test looping (because it isn't implemented yet), but I will be incredibly pleased if we can get native seamless looping of audio without Quicktime.

I'll go into some more detail about this in the YTMND Development Blog later this week.


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March 4th, 2009
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also, one of the best tunes ever made.
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funny comment press plus
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the kids don't know what the jazz is all about.
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HOW MUCH WOOD WOULD A WOODCHUCK CHUCK IF A WOODCHUCK COULD CHUCK WOOD? I love Native Americans. They are all rich and actually own the Subway I work at. Only stinky honkeys get cold cut combos. Chief Cuminmyass is a good owner though. (I just want to see if eric will say all this too, lololol) : )
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sorry
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you will most likely die by the hands of my arm when i come and fly and take over your face with the front of my hatredcopter!...you f*cking jew
March 4th, 2009
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I'd like to set max up on a blind date with mariostar06's sister
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lol, max said native
March 4th, 2009
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Remember when I had to add comment counters because every time I made a news post 50% of the comments were annoying garbage?
March 4th, 2009
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Remember when reading those comments wasn't so difficult? Also, Cheetos.
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did you know that i gave moon man anal warts up his *ss and now he wants to beat me hard with a metal bar? i love these sooo much.
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next contest should be "dead n*gg*r storage".
March 4th, 2009
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garbage day is a very dangerous day.
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I can't hear you any more
March 4th, 2009
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ART THOU BORED?
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Yay, technobabble I don't understand, DUR HUR
March 4th, 2009
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Max, are prizes transferable? If I win the date with your sister, I'd like to offer her to DarthWang.
March 4th, 2009
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F*ck it, I couldn't pick one, they're all too perfect http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0072694/quotes
March 4th, 2009
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max i'm going to make a website called eecnd.com which stands for everyoneeatcheetosnowdog.com and it's going to have sites made from people about cheetos and i am going to have the ytmnd logo on the bottom of my news posts
March 4th, 2009
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Will you title your news posts after lame and boring songs, too?
March 4th, 2009
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You have terrible taste in music.
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100... wee.
March 4th, 2009
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Max, is it just a coincidence that "Gold" is in your name?
March 4th, 2009
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THUMBS DOWN ME IF YOU DONT LIKE JOEKS
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Tradecentre09!
March 4th, 2009
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Glad to see you're out of your self-pity depressive hell hole and actually doing something with this site. 2 years too late but w/e
March 4th, 2009
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This is like one of the best YTMNEWS articles I've ever read.
March 4th, 2009
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This is one of the only YTMNEWS articles I've ever read.
March 4th, 2009
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This is one of the most recent YTMNEWS articles I've ever read.
March 4th, 2009
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This is the way the world ends: Not with a bang but a whimper.
March 4th, 2009
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I banged your sister
March 4th, 2009
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Your sister banged me.
March 5th, 2009
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with a baseball bat
March 4th, 2009
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If this means I can win a razor gator, I am totally coming out of retirement
March 8th, 2009
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I'm not officially (re-)retired, but ditto.
March 4th, 2009
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I hope I win the contest
March 4th, 2009
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2nd entry: http://waituntilyouseemypdick.ytmnsfw.com/
March 4th, 2009
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will there be any policing of the contests? there was one site on the 2012 contest that had nothing to do with the contest and was made like a month before the contest even started yet it got on and remained in the top 5. unfair i say sir, unfair! also, i'm in training.
March 4th, 2009
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I'm not sure how to go about it. I want people to be able to enter old sites in, as it's possible they could be relevant. Once a contest is finished, sites are locked in and can't be entered to anything else. I'm hoping after the first few contests it will taper down. If not I guess I can start deleting sites.
March 4th, 2009
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ok well in that case make the next contest "your drunken spouse" and i got that sh*t on lock.
March 4th, 2009
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I already did: version10.ytmnd.com
March 4th, 2009
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is it a stretch to try and be original for a contest? i see how some of the tourneytmnds could become contestmnds but some of this other sh*t didnt have anything to with the contest then and doesnt have anything to do with them now yet theyre resubmitted top rated trash. as if the ytmnd veterans are becoming NARVs themselves.
March 4th, 2009
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ah max...now it looks like I'm talking to gr33nscr33n when I was actually responding to all the spam that was deleted.. ok, I will try to say something constructive. nice contest.
March 4th, 2009
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Well, I think that sites that have nothing to do with the contests would probably get lower ratings. Also, if any off-topic entry is at #1 at the end of the contest, I assume that max will probably see it. When he does, can't he just delete it so that the runner up (and rightful winner) wins?
March 4th, 2009
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Wait, there is a RAZOR GATOR contest coming up? You just made my day
March 4th, 2009
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As soon as Discofinger ends, assuming they get all the info to me in the next couple days.
March 4th, 2009
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Can the contest prize be an actual razor gator? I'm tired of getting nicks from my crappy old razor.
March 4th, 2009
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From what they said, there will be multiple razor gators being put up as prizes.
March 4th, 2009
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i always wanted to make another shanconery razershaver(R) site!
March 4th, 2009
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that's the apply directly to the forehead one right?
March 5th, 2009
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also, other than just the sites that get voted the highest, are you going to have any other categories for the winners? like "mod's choice" or "max's favorites" or anything like that? or will the sites that the ignorant masses like the most always be the sites that get recognized at the end?
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Also about the Firefox 3.1 thing, does that mean we will no longer need stupid quicktime to listen to sites without a preloader?
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Funny I was just looking around the web for ytmnd shirts, that is way sweet.
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commenting on 100th newspost
March 4th, 2009
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max, make the next theme "surprise"
March 7th, 2009
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You're welcome.
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gr33nscr33n is a douche
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peter parker is an hero
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chavslayer is a catheter
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wheelyum is a cyborg spider beast sent from the past to destroy the present and preserve the future
March 6th, 2009
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My alter ego is "Count Cannula" at beer festivals.
March 4th, 2009
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max plez make my name orange (like cheto) so it will say "darrel" (but in color orange), this should be your numbre 1 priority
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YTMN D
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IENDEBENMBEMT
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hey max these guys are downvatong my comments and sites ban them
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Won't Firefox still require Quicktime (or another, better plugin *cough*VLC*cough*) for the mp3s currently required for use of the flash preloader, which still isn't working in Preview Mode under site creation
March 5th, 2009
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Yes, MP3 would still be problematic, but is easily playable through Flash. OGG is preferable as it has the same compression AND seamless looping. Also, the preview mode has been fixed.
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next theme should be "keatonkeaton999"
March 4th, 2009
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what about a contest for new contest ideas? nah, too meta...
March 5th, 2009
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"You're okay in my book"? That wasn't a quitting site. He made one a year or two before that with some whale tail fin stickin out of the water, with some music that i think's overused now, with text saying "GOODBYE!!" but then he deleted it a month later and started makin sites again lolololo, yeah actual "quitting" sites like that hardly ever work out. It's best to leave on a cynical note like mastersitsu finally did or state-of-mind
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F*ck Cheetos
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COPYRIGHT 2000-2006 YTMND INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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shirts
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Max, if a ytmnd t-shirt contest is comming up, can previous sites be considered for entry? I'm refering to the t-shirt ytmnds put out after the news post "act like you know."
March 4th, 2009
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I just found the answer above...
March 4th, 2009
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they seem.
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I wish Guess would enter the contest
March 5th, 2009
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max, I have a suggestion for the contests: what if you made the Contest box on the front page only show 10 entries that you haven't voted on. This makes it easier for all the contest sites to get viewed (not just the top-rated ones), and if you want to see the ones you've already seen and/or see the ranking, you can click on the contest name to see the list...
March 5th, 2009
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i remember when YTMND was funny......
March 5th, 2009
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Yes we're all aware of your experiences with ytmnd and who you are.
March 5th, 2009
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still waitin on the /contests/ page there guy
March 5th, 2009
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This user has no lists.
March 5th, 2009
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Does that mean that the old YTMND shirts are back?
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none of this would be happening if syncan were still alive.
March 5th, 2009
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"followed by a YTMND t-shirt design contest. This time around we're actually going to print them!" Bull-f*cking-sh*t.
March 6th, 2009
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tell PCF to come back online, lol
March 7th, 2009
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ITS YOUR UNCLE BINGO, TIME TO PAY THE CHECK
March 5th, 2009
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So much for exciting 100th news post.
March 6th, 2009
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i still want one of the old t-sh*ts more than anything
March 7th, 2009
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Is Jillian Michaels going to help me lose weight? Because that would not be good, considering I'm underweight to begin with. Bad ad, max...although, I don't mind staring at her once in a while.
March 7th, 2009
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I wanna eat scrambled eggs out of Rachael Ray's *ssh*le. I don't even care how fat she got.
March 7th, 2009
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http://rachaelraysballs.ytmnd.com/
March 7th, 2009
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That's great that you're going forward with the t-shirt design idea. I'll be sure to pick up the winning t-shirt at the Salvation Army as soon as the contest is over.
March 7th, 2009
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YTMND is reviving, post your aspirations here.
March 8th, 2009
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DATS RITE WE IZ A GANG
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CAN DAMNSEL FLY BE IN GANGS TOO?
March 8th, 2009
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I vote for CONTEST: weapon of choice, if this weren't some stinking republic that makes all my important decisions for me
March 8th, 2009
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Diarrhea, Diarrhea, Diarrhea, Diarrhea.
March 8th, 2009
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Yay Pepto Bismol.
March 9th, 2009
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xXWaspXx's tribal ytmnd logo has this t-shirt contest in the bag.
March 9th, 2009
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lol tribal it is 1996 and I have barbed wire tattooed on my bicep brah
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http://tat2.ytmnd.com/
March 9th, 2009
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im almst a professional bbser now
March 9th, 2009
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Mama, you accidentally took my sites out of the contest. I know I made them a few years ago, but they applied.
March 9th, 2009
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i can't find the rules but you should at least reupload them with new meta data then.
March 10th, 2009
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hay doppels and gangers I present as your share of the booty to use freely without restrictions whenever 247: 99.com
March 10th, 2009
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99.com? oh you heard about that last decade huh. unhappy face.
March 11th, 2009
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can the next contest be "Lists"? We all make sites about lists and what we think they are. Winner's idea gets implemented and then we can finally have lists...naw that's gay.
March 11th, 2009
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No prardogerc!!! that's an awsome idea1!! lets do it and amake it happen lololl
March 11th, 2009
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G'day bruce wha? oh yeah i forgot about chat sites sry
March 11th, 2009
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ccasionally we have parts in for Escort Cosworths, Transits etc... We also sell classic Fords as projects, that we feel are too good to break. Images are available of any part upon request. Check through our site as many of our parts are listed with an image. All Fords listed above as well as parts are bought for cash. Payment We accept most major debit/credit
March 11th, 2009
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you should make some user's names pink, and put their sites in a special section on the front page regardless of how sh*tty they are