theme from ernest borgnine

i can't sleep now. i've been through two cases of red bull in two weeks.


current mood: depressed
current music: avril lavigne





welcome 2 my blog lol.

So anyway I've been seriously working on a recommendation in my never ending quest to avoid the moderation system.
After some initial tries in PHP it quickly became clear I had to move on to something a bit faster. A few days later and endless hours of refreshing my C++, and I have a fairly accurate prediction/recommendation system written.

It incorporates all the votes ever made and finds patterns between sites and the users that vote on them. After all is said and done, it's about 80% accurate and incredibly helpful for finding diamonds in the rough.

While it will take a lot more work to perfect it, it has a lot of promise, so I may be asking a few users to beta it in the near future.

One big issue with the system is that it will only give you accurate predictions and recommendations if you vote accurately. Rather, voting 5 on every site won't yield you good results, having a fairly even vote spread seems to provide the best results. So the next time you go to make a vote or downvote someone for making all those mean comments, think it through.

The more your votes reflect the actual rating of the content you are looking at versus who made the site and the circumstances, the better things will be for everyone in the future.


Also you may have noticed all the new ads, federated media is really starting to come through and land some real ad deals. This means that we will hopefully be able to get a couple more servers soon. Most importantly, the higher quality level ads means I can slowly start removing some ads so there aren't so many.

YFLY is sponsoring YTMND this week and they have a nifty little product called "Smack talk" which allows you to create shweet little movie clips and put words in other people's mouths. Check out the widget on the front page.


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April 25th, 2007
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OMG I JUST SAW THE NEWS GET "PWNT" ZOMG WTF HAX
April 25th, 2007
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search isn't working you jerkface!
April 25th, 2007
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So it wasn't just me then... plz fix kthxbye
April 25th, 2007
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SAME HERE!!!!
April 25th, 2007
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MOSCOW! MOSCOW!!!
April 25th, 2007
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This is why we can't search... http://hellbuttf*ckyoutoo.ytmnd.com/
April 25th, 2007
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Fark just changed the site design today. It stinks. Expect a surge of new users here as people defect...?
April 25th, 2007
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..and I mean the new Fark is really, REALLY bad. Also, c*cks
April 25th, 2007
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http://stat.livejournal.com/img/mood/punquinheads/pink/curious.gif
April 25th, 2007
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im gonna f*ck off for a bit. be bak in liek a month or so. maybe.
April 26th, 2007
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nobody cares. OH NO WHOS GONNA MAKE HILARIOUS EDITS OF BAND OF BROTHERS?!? oh wait PCF will
April 27th, 2007
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I will miss you :(
April 25th, 2007
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What Sylvester said. Maybe this place will de-sh*ttify or something.
April 26th, 2007
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Nice work. Now if we could have the Hall of Shame, we'd be golden. Og and Itty Bitty Baby, Itty Bitty Boat.
April 26th, 2007
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'EYYY, MUST BE THE MONAYYY! (And so YTMND's blatant ad virginity was stolen in the worst of ways... like a slice of unholy, demonic pizza in the upper right corner. And it's not even a cool f*ckin site. Get some good sponsors instead of these myspace competitor f*cks.)
April 26th, 2007
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Sad thing is about the system you're trying to make. Is people don't know how to vote =( They don't understand the concept of what 5 stars really means. amirite?
April 26th, 2007
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You do know that Red Bull is like canned heartattack?
April 26th, 2007
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MAX, please stop or release a statement regarding Lazytown sites now...they're getting out of hand...some sicko is promoting pedophilphia. I'm sure it's violating some sort of laws...stop this sh*t now before it's too late!
April 26th, 2007
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I'm pretty sure max has John Walsh and Miss America on the payroll. :D
April 26th, 2007
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No seriosuly, look at top viewed...it's just getting that bad due to that lazytown4 pedo guy...I've just sent him an ultimatum...or I'm going alert the FBI...for REAL!
April 28th, 2007
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I don't care for Lazytown sites either, but making a site about Stephanie isn't pedophilia no matter how much you try to sexualize her.
April 26th, 2007
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f*ggotry
April 26th, 2007
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I just threw up on my keyboard thanks to the newest YF1y "decoration" on the front page
April 26th, 2007
785th
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^ Hey retard, nice site... "The reason YTMND sucks now". Because it didn't suck when you joined, all of 24 days ago. YOU are the reason this site sucks, GTFO.
April 26th, 2007
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LOLOLOLOLOL the f*ggot was deleted, now I'm talking to myself
April 27th, 2007
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lol joey you retard durr LOLOL
April 27th, 2007
810th
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That has to be the fastest that max has ever deleted anyone.
April 26th, 2007
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hey hey you you I don't like your girlfriend! Damn you and the unicorns, Max. >=(
April 26th, 2007
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@ YFLY: You are a choir boy compared to me! a f*cking choir boy!
April 26th, 2007
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why is your mood depressed when the little bouncy emoticon guy looks happy?
April 26th, 2007
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http://stat.livejournal.com/img/mood/punquinheads/pink/curious.gif
April 26th, 2007
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yeah thats curious
April 26th, 2007
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u suck the monkiest balls that i have ever seen and i wish for you ot die in hell suck your sh*t up and be a man
April 26th, 2007
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YFLY sucks. A whole hell of a lot.
April 26th, 2007
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I hear t-shirts will make this site run faster and earn more money.
April 26th, 2007
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Guys I need help, I cant seem to get sound with site that have no preloader. I have the latest version of quicktime and IE. HALP@!!!
April 26th, 2007
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Good Job Max
April 26th, 2007
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251-67-7358
April 26th, 2007
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this site is dead and has been since August 2006.
April 27th, 2007
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then um... why are you here. Also, yfly
April 27th, 2007
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Walter Lowe IS GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY
April 27th, 2007
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AdBlock owned everything YFly related, they shall molest me no more!
April 27th, 2007
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AHH macks put a filter on their sponsors name ! GRR
April 28th, 2007
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max owned everything slaziman related. :)
April 27th, 2007
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yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly yfly
April 27th, 2007
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Hello and welcome to my comment. I wanted to type up a little something while I was drunk as balls so I could read it in the morning. 5'd for epic lame, welcome to Costco, I love you.
April 27th, 2007
808th
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Also, my feet are numb. Is that a bad thing? Also, Jay Leno.
April 27th, 2007
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how could this happen to yooooooou
April 27th, 2007
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http://bilbohappy.ytmnd.com/
April 27th, 2007
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"The Larry Sanders Show" is one of the greatest shows ever and people should be forced to watch it with their eye lids pried open like A Clockwork Orange.
April 27th, 2007
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Max,... 2 Weeks?? I've heard that we only truly heal in our sleep, and red-bull+no sleep for two weeks will pound your liver & Kidneys into something-something. I probably sound crazy saying this (an I aint on 'scripts for nothin) But I think you should seriously consider dropping the red bull, putting this entire site on hold for some downtime (other sites do this for "maintenance" all the time, why NOT U2). The truly faithful and understanding aren't going anywhere. rest up. UV RND IT.
April 27th, 2007
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Hey! Hey! Max! Max! I want to be your girlfriend!
April 27th, 2007
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i can't pee now. i've been through two cases of amphetamines in two weeks.
April 27th, 2007
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adblock
April 27th, 2007
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WTF: http://www.ytmnd.com/sites/profile/756097 Also, I really think it's time to block the overused assets from use, most specifically, the Ghost Love Score, Untitled, PIR Failure, and Hulk Theme assets.
April 27th, 2007
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I think that any image that has already been used gets blocked. How many more sites that use this image need to be made? http://ytmnd.com/assets/61b17c9c04b62afc8b3130182bd84880
April 28th, 2007
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Anyone who uses 61b17c9c04b62afc8b3130182bd84880 has my unbridled and mortal hatred, and their dead bodies shall gain no more than my laughter, and miscellaneous gestures of strong contempt. User "Kappy" earns his very own hell (yes, a separate hell, not just a place) for using both that sh*tty gif AND http://ytmnd.com/assets/f8caa47b435c1fe14d849a44fd6eb309.
April 28th, 2007
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Halifax5000, too, for disgracing that beautiful ZZTop song remix with 61b17c9c04b62afc8b3130182bd84880. AND crediting fellow sh*t-stealer Kappy with it.
April 27th, 2007
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28 Days Later
April 27th, 2007
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888 28
April 27th, 2007
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alexinacidland just spammed all my sites with the same message and one-star votes because I exposed his site as stealing another's work.
April 27th, 2007
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E-vengers are gay aren't they? Thats why I stopped making ytmnd's lol. Are you socially secure? 251-67-7358
April 30th, 2007
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717-652-0984
April 27th, 2007
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i dont get it
April 27th, 2007
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is the giant WoW banner down the middle of the front page a joke?
April 28th, 2007
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Ok, ytmnd is going to die because of your poor management skills. You killed your own f*cking site you dumbass, nice f*cking word. You used to be cool in the community, you used to be Max. Now you're just a f*ck up that sells out under pressure. Go f*ck yourself and die you piece of sh*t.
April 28th, 2007
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Natalia Bush ( http://gorillamask.net/nbmax.shtml ) ftw.
April 28th, 2007
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899?!
April 28th, 2007
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900!!!!!!
April 28th, 2007
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ITS OVER 900!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
April 28th, 2007
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OMG! I GOT TEH 903RD KOMMENT!!!!!!111111111111!!!!!!! I WILL NOW B FAMOUZ! Joking, of course.
April 28th, 2007
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i could drink that much red bull in a day...and i have...
April 28th, 2007
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Don't EVER turn YTMND into Myspace kthx >.
April 28th, 2007
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what if people only vote on good sies not bad ones also?
April 28th, 2007
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keep at it :)
April 28th, 2007
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rfthfrh hjfjcfjdkshnz gftdshjgtfd fdsgfto gtfo bafdhzjknfvdchjx lololololololol roflolofloloflolomggtfo. Yeah,this is a huge sh*t.
April 28th, 2007
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Red Bull = nasty, depressed = live journal, and avril = ghey as hell!
April 28th, 2007
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so will this get rid of gimmick downvoters?
April 29th, 2007
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read all the way through this (weird new comment system) to figure out what the hell i was missing re: lord of the rings. 800 comments later ... mood: tricked / music: fallout boy
April 29th, 2007
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Yeah, I'll have a double dub - uh - uh - a - a Chubby - a double Chubby - a Chubby Chubby - a double double - a double chubby - a chubby chubby - a chub - I'll have a doub - I'll have a double Chubby cheeseburger. Oh, f*ck me!
April 29th, 2007
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Check out the widget on the front page.
April 29th, 2007
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Bart needs Ritalin.
April 29th, 2007
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What you did to humanbomb was pretty cold, n*gg*.
April 29th, 2007
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whoa, the minimum vote requirement to get on top rated of all time has been reduced to 500 or something. Nice one max, this compensates for not being able to get a list of top rated sites by just clickin on the arrow next to quick search. (though I would like to see what comes afterwards...)
April 29th, 2007
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It's my 3rd YTMND birthday today.
April 29th, 2007
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Happy Birthday Now Dog! Continue your reign!
April 30th, 2007
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That birthday site BTape made for me is still perhaps my greatest treasure
April 29th, 2007
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Fool me once......shame on.....shame on you.......................a fooled man can't get fooled again.
April 29th, 2007
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Don't worry max , I'm makeing something for you when U get better
April 29th, 2007
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I don't mind having a sponsor so much but it would help if it wasn't such an obscene one.
April 29th, 2007
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avril? what the faaaaak nooob
April 29th, 2007
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wat
April 30th, 2007
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"YFLY is sponsoring YTMND this week and they have a nifty little product called "Smack talk" which allows you to create shweet little movie clips and put words in other people's mouths. Check out the widget on the front page." Well, it's been a week...
April 30th, 2007
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Patience. Yeeeeahhhhhhhhhh-aayyhhhhh. Just a little payyyyyshuuunnce. Yeeeeahhhhhhhhhh-aayyhhhhh. Just a little payyyyyshuuunnce. Yeeeeahhhhhhhhhh-aayyhhhhh. Just a little payyyyyshuuunnce. Just a little...
April 30th, 2007
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I BEEN WALKIN' THE STREEEEETS AT NIIIGHT/JUST TRYIN' TO GET IT RIIIIGHT/HARD TO SEE WITH SO MANY AROUND/YOU KNOW I DON'T LIKE BEIN' STUCK IN THE CROWD/AND THE STREETS DON'T CHANGE BUT BABY THE NAME/I AIN'T GOT TIME FOR THE GAME/'CAUSE I NEEEEED YOU/YYYEEAHH YEAH BUT I NEED YOU/OOH I NEED YOU/WHOAAA-I NEED YOU/ALL THIS TIY-YYY-YYY-MMMMEE
April 30th, 2007
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Great song!
April 30th, 2007
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lovely party. pity I wasn't invited.
April 30th, 2007
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nice comment number dude
April 30th, 2007
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ello thar max
April 30th, 2007
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CIVIL WAR! CAST THE JEW DOWN THE WELL!
April 30th, 2007
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I thought that we were gonna be done with this smack talk bullsh*t this week. It makes the site look very...geocities...
April 30th, 2007
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1st
April 30th, 2007
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"YFLY is sponsoring YTMND >>>>this week
May 1st, 2007
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May 2nd, 2007
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May 2nd, 2007
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AdBlock for my win. Caught that sh*t early.
November 4th, 2012
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I could out troll you any day of the week.
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