After Laughter (Comes Tears)

I've always felt that YTMND should focus more on the content being produced than the users that produce the content itself. Back in 2004 a lot of the content on the front page included links to a user's profile and at some point in time this stopped. While the site's identity continues to grow, there isn't much of an outlet for users to gain an identity beyond their sites.

With suggestions and help from others I've created a beta version of a new scoring system that will privately rank users based on a number of criteria. This can then be used to give users who create great content more exposure, as well as being used as a method of highlighting content that will most likely be generally well received. Obviously the algorithm will be tweaked over the next few weeks but I hope to make it a useful part of the site. I don't want to turn this into a popularity contest, so for the time being I have no plans of publishing a list of users with associated scores.


Another upcoming change is the Hall-of-Fame, which will see a total re-haul. The Hall-of-Fame has not reflected the true spirit of YTMND and has been used as a repository of sorts. A lot of the items that don't belong will be removed and a lot that do belong will be added.

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June 12th, 2007
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Whoa, I heard rumors about a user getting the green color, but I didn't think it was true...
June 12th, 2007
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Posting;to;learn;my;color.;;Also,;spacebar;is;broken.
June 12th, 2007
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will there be an "old hof" section or will it just be a total redo?
June 14th, 2007
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Also a "The Hoff" section
June 12th, 2007
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what?
June 12th, 2007
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Great probably going to be so many Kirby sites and Pink Panther sites for the next few weeks.
June 13th, 2007
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I'm underwhelmed. Right now all I see in the featured users box are a couple ear-rape sites and lame fad sites, when it's really the obscure sites that need attention. I absolutely hated the Dr. L337, and yet that's what ytmnd seems to be moving toward, fad conglomerates and a circle of "elite" users. Instead why don't you improve the worthwhile section so it refreshes faster, so maybe that topped viewed site from last month can still get attention.
June 13th, 2007
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Lol internet :3
June 13th, 2007
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This new featured users list is a bunch of fad-making spam-tards. I wish the front page templates actually worked properly so I could block it. Anyone stupid enough to click on anything in that box o' douche deserves what they get. STOP MAKING NEW FEATURES!!!
June 13th, 2007
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Hooray
June 13th, 2007
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These systems should hopefully reduce the number of completely terrible sites... hopefully...
June 13th, 2007
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max, I'm already noticing that this "featured users" thing isn't all that great. there are obviously so many "featured" users that it's just like they all share a separate "recently created" page, which means their front-page exposure is still very limited. a good alternative to this would be to just feature some good sites by those users and leave them up for about a day? like every day, ten sites by featured users would be featured on the front page in that box.
June 13th, 2007
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this way, instead of getting some extra limited exposure for their new sites (which will probably already be reaping the rewards of Up & Coming and Recently Created), every now and then they'll see an old site they remember loving on the front page once more. This would work especially well if the focus was on sites of theirs that have low views/votes to begin with.
June 13th, 2007
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oh, and I've always thought it might be really neat to just feature a user every day, as "today's featured user" or some such thing, and have a box on the front page with a bunch of random sites they've made. so say one day you could feature dctownes and show a bunch of his sites. that would really make him feel super extra special!
June 13th, 2007
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Actually there aren't that many of us, only about 10 sites have cycled through the featured users section today, a lot of them by the same person.
June 13th, 2007
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why hello there
June 13th, 2007
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For some reason I'm more excited about the Hall of Fame shakeup than the Featured Users announcement, since I know I'll never make such a prestigious position. Boil 'Em, The Internet is for Porn, and Hillary Duff is a Nazi! are way outdated and don't feel right in today's Hall, especially since they haven't really started any fads.
June 13th, 2007
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Max, does your algorithm for rating users take into account the fact that everybody except for you votes 1 or 5 almost every time? I was working on a statistical model for users' voting habits (just for fun, and based only on the voting histogram, which has since been replaced by a Flash pie chart [boo!]---you *do* have access to more information than we do), but it's been on the back burner for a few weeks. I was wondering if that's the kind of voter you want to favor. Oh, and have fun in Baton Rouge.
June 13th, 2007
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Pink?
June 13th, 2007
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It's my favorite crayon- yeeeeeaaaaaaaaahhhhh!
June 13th, 2007
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I think a cool feature would be letting us pick which users we want to watch, and having it show up where Worthwhile YTMNDs are now, or in a custom template.
June 13th, 2007
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I 2nd this idea-- and put it up for a vote (Does my featured status give me that power?)
June 13th, 2007
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Pink is kind of hard to read on these background colours.
June 13th, 2007
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i'm not trying to be a hater here, but after witnessing the trainwreck that's happened thus far tonight it might be a good idea to make votes on all deleted sites permanent, or at least decay over time, so there will be some consequence to making intentionally sh*tty sites that are just going to be deleted in a day or two anyway when the creators want to salvage their vote score
June 13th, 2007
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What color will I be?
June 13th, 2007
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Holy crap the whole front page is consuming like 85MB in the task manager xD
June 13th, 2007
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owned
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lmaoo
June 13th, 2007
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HAX
June 13th, 2007
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puppy
June 13th, 2007
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Dear Max/YTMND, it is impossible to have a mechanical/numerical mediation of subjectivity. Also: i love ytmnd.
June 13th, 2007
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"195th syncan Actually, it *IS* the sites that speak for themselves, not the users. The scoring is based on site properties, not properties of the user such as his votes or comments." . . . . . FOR O SO LONG HAS THIS NEEDED TO BE SAID
June 13th, 2007
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imean, "for o so long has this needed to be TRUE"
June 13th, 2007
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I'm getting really sick of seeing other featured users putting total sh*t sites out on the front page, just cause they can.
June 13th, 2007
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featured users' favorites section, maybe?
June 13th, 2007
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That's definitely an abuse of power
June 14th, 2007
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didna see that coming? Sure you didna.
June 13th, 2007
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Why is the front page so sparkly?
June 13th, 2007
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Slap me thrice and hand me to me mother! Max is back! And he's kickin' arse!
June 13th, 2007
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That's HOT.
June 13th, 2007
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I'm seeing some sh*tty users get featured. Maybe you should use ask.com's algorithm instead.
June 13th, 2007
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FLOWERS AND PUPPIES AND ALPHA BETA GAGA WTF
June 13th, 2007
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hey guys i'm pretty sure max is going to delete ytmnd or he is just acting wacky hehehehehlololoeleghahalhahlae
June 13th, 2007
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What's the pink mean? Double Accounts?
June 13th, 2007
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Lol. To find your answer: Hit the print screen button, then paste it to photoshop (to get rid of the dancing unicorns and music), put on your glasses and proceed to read all the posts that came before yours while enjoying a hearty brew.
June 13th, 2007
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Well, sarcasm always helps. How about some of my own. Thanks for being such a darn good guy.
June 13th, 2007
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Is it me, or is it hard to click some of the links because of the sparkles?
June 13th, 2007
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ummm...pink?
June 13th, 2007
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while things are being changed, would it be possible to change the submission page back to how it was so I can submit stuff again? I mean if it isn't any trouble...
June 13th, 2007
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pink names... interesting
June 13th, 2007
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HOLY PUPPIES. THIS TIME HE'S GONE TO FAR!!!!
June 13th, 2007
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Also - you should have some sort of welcoming music on the front page. something friendly!
June 13th, 2007
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What do the comments with a turquoise glow mean again?
June 13th, 2007
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stronger the blue, newer the comment
June 13th, 2007
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oh hi directory
June 13th, 2007
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doo doo dooo, doo doo dooo, doo doooooo, doo doo dooo, doo doo deeeee
June 13th, 2007
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thank you for not choosing cats for the background
June 13th, 2007
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i dont get it
June 13th, 2007
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eh I get it now... pretty lame idea if you ask me
June 13th, 2007
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Also please cite sources.
June 13th, 2007
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not a bad idea overall but it could go without the anoying music being played everytime I go back to the homepage
June 13th, 2007
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vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeevvvvvveeeeeveev
June 13th, 2007
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gobbledegook
June 13th, 2007
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Sparkles and crazy musik emmiting from main page! OH NOES!
June 13th, 2007
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And I think there's some kind of dog or something with a plant on the wallpaper. Damn.
June 13th, 2007
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do what now ?
June 13th, 2007
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You rule max... No, really. I mean that. I would totally go out and get you a root beer float. And by root beer float, I mean Grey Goose.
June 13th, 2007
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To get rid of the front page music, just block "http://content.ytmnd.com/assets/flash/gaga.swf" with Ad Block Plus.
June 13th, 2007
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Don't know if its been said, but I don't like the music on the front page idea. I like haven't the YTMND's i'm viewing load up in a tab, and have the home page active, so now the front page music messes with the ytmnd i'm viewing.
June 13th, 2007
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Smexy
June 13th, 2007
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you're pink because of that awesome M site, IMO
June 13th, 2007
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is my name pink?
June 13th, 2007
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yes it is! Oh joy ^_^
June 13th, 2007
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also, i want inkdrinker to be pink too. He deserves it, me thinks
June 13th, 2007
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ATTN: Everyone, please make more ytmnds with PINK in it! The news box obviously isn't enough, we need about 1,000 more sites before everyone realizes there was a new update. Thanks in advance.
June 13th, 2007
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GOD HATES N*GG*RS LETS ALL GO TO HELL AND HEIL HITLER AND MAKE ASCII POKEMON HENTAI TO POST EVERYWHERE SWASTIKA SWASTIKA SWASTIKA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111111111111111111
June 13th, 2007
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MAX IS A F*G
June 13th, 2007
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I leave for 3 days and come back to see all kinds of madness. Pink people, sparkling front pages and puppies. o_0;
June 13th, 2007
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yeah this is so gay why don't you change the frontpage to one with sparkles and puppydogs?
June 13th, 2007
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What the hell! MY EARS AND EYES
June 13th, 2007
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axlbonbach (creator of Safety Not Guaranteed) is not a featured member.
June 13th, 2007
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One issue with music on the frontpage is that a lot of people like myself use "open new window" to let YTMNDs load while looking at others to get the whole "rapid fire YTMND whilst dodging sh*t" experience, which you can nolonger do because the music on the front page still plays. It's nice and all, but at the very least add an option to turn it off.
June 13th, 2007
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I turned adblock off to "support the site" and all I got is this crappy flash music loop. I'd be interested in seeing traffic statistics since this went into effect.
June 13th, 2007
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this site is built on crappy flash music loops
June 13th, 2007
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Goodbye Cosby Bebop.
June 13th, 2007
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Pink?! This is MADNESS!!!
June 13th, 2007
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Ok, it's not even about the pink anymore, but what's up with the fading teal in the bottom right corner? Am I the only one seeing this?
June 13th, 2007
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NVM I'm slow. I got it now Wooooo. I feel sane again. For now ;)
June 13th, 2007
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I dub this: "The Night Max Went Mad"
June 13th, 2007
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More like "The Night Max Came Out of the Closet".
June 13th, 2007
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More like "The Night Of The F*g Partie" AMIRITE?
June 13th, 2007
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this featured user thing is a good idea but i have a feeling its going to do the exact opposite of what Max outlined in the news. Now all we are going to hear about are the pink users and their little social network.
June 13th, 2007
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Exactly.
June 13th, 2007
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the music on page 1 is so damn annoying!
June 13th, 2007
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Can you place fall out boy music on profile pages of ytmnds that have the words "lazytown" or "stephanie" in the ytmnd title...PLZ PLZ? Also c*cks!
June 13th, 2007
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hmm
June 13th, 2007
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Cool
June 13th, 2007
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wtf
June 13th, 2007
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pink
June 13th, 2007
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Hey max, why don't you just word filter everyword to say "I LIKE PENSIS LOL"... jesus christ its such a sausage fest in here... not that I'm complaining. It's truly outrageous.
June 13th, 2007
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Max isn't 12 years old, thats why.
June 13th, 2007
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I know, I'm just saying, it got a little gayer in here.
June 13th, 2007
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Am I good enough to be Pinky? Or am I Brainy?
June 13th, 2007
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Who are you?
June 13th, 2007
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AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHAHAHHAHAHAAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHHAHAH!!!!!!!!
June 13th, 2007
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i love the puppydog, but for christ's sake, let's drop the music, i have it so sites open up in a new tab so it's a pain
June 13th, 2007
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agreed. turn off the f*cking music.
June 13th, 2007
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zomg pink
June 13th, 2007
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Can I be white?
June 13th, 2007
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Well, this sucks.
June 13th, 2007
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puppies
June 13th, 2007
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max should change the front page music to SEX BOMB to relate to the gay love bomb that went off here
June 13th, 2007
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Great idea Max, now "pink" users can make sh*tty sites and still take space on the front page!
June 13th, 2007
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If you aren't pink, you aren't cool.
June 13th, 2007
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Testing am I pink?.
June 13th, 2007
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What the hell is going on?
June 13th, 2007
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just a thought too, not sure how it would work out, but how about keeping featured users off the up and coming if they've been featured for more than a day... or something like that.
June 13th, 2007
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Seeing everyone else pink makes me green with envy. And apparently Max is mad, or a communist.
June 13th, 2007
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poop
June 13th, 2007
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so max wheres my pink name you son of a bitch
June 13th, 2007
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It's not easy being pink. XD But I'm pinkfree XD
June 13th, 2007
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:(
June 13th, 2007
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PLEASE GO TAKE A SH*T SIR!
June 13th, 2007
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orly?
June 13th, 2007
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time to check.
June 13th, 2007
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am i pink too?
June 13th, 2007
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Am I a god?
June 13th, 2007
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There must be some type of mistake because i'm not pink!
June 13th, 2007
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um just a segestion, but maybe if you had more of a rating system, like multiple colors for different lvls of rank, if this system is alredy in place, forgive me i only see max's red, the pink, and the brown
June 13th, 2007
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whats a good free program to make gif images
June 13th, 2007
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You do realize that people aren't going to bother looking at YTMNDs from non-pinks anymore, right?
June 13th, 2007
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This is the problem... or part of it.
June 13th, 2007
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Pink is perhaps the most visually striking choice you could have made, max. It's quite sexy. All these colors make me feel like I'm on something though.
June 13th, 2007
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C'MON GREEEN
June 13th, 2007
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I saw the sign, and it opened up my eyes I saw the sign
June 13th, 2007
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Life is demanding without understanding.
June 13th, 2007
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Bad idea max, this will just help to make a YTMND dominated by elite older members, and prevent newer content from gaining success
June 13th, 2007
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i wana be pink :'-(
June 13th, 2007
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You guys, this is truly outrageous.
June 13th, 2007
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Am I pink?
June 13th, 2007
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Well hey, that's not fair, I wanna be outrageous. I need to make more funny sites I guess. I'm coming out of retirement! As soon as I get off my 32k connection and back to cable! By the way guys, I was retired!
June 13th, 2007
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pink?
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Interesting... so YTMND now has the ability to level up..YTMNRPG
June 13th, 2007
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Stephanie can be YTMND's new mascot now
June 13th, 2007
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That's awesome, keep up the good work Max you are a credit to the internet.
June 13th, 2007
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This will make ytmnd feel more like a community again. Reminiscent of the snakes on a plane days, and the internet raids. I missed that. also c*cks
June 13th, 2007
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gay
June 13th, 2007
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Damn, do I wish I had four legs.
June 13th, 2007
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Wow, this post made me actually realize how little my contribution counts as a user. Lack of moderation and no weighted voting paired with making certain people "super-users" really makes me feel worthless. Here I was with well over 10k votes and comments on most of those, feeling like I was helping this site somewhat, but in the scheme of the site it really doesn't matter. Excuse me while I go lose interest in participating...
June 13th, 2007
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Not feeling wanted on the internet? Get real friends.
June 13th, 2007
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i want 2 be pink
June 13th, 2007
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Is me pink? Prolly not.
June 13th, 2007
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1st
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Change is good.
June 13th, 2007
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I've always felt that YTMND should focus more on the content being produced than the users that produce the content itself. i get it now IT ALL MAKES SENSE, THE NEWS IS THE OPPOSITE OF WHAT MAX FEELS, lets all go back to other news pages and translate them!
June 13th, 2007
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my name better be f*cking pink max
June 13th, 2007
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Lol, cool.
June 13th, 2007
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I'm green? I know I've made some decent sites, but earning a green highlighted name? Looks like I'm....somehow...popular o_O. Ah well, I'm honored and deeply flattered, yet confused.
June 13th, 2007
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Just to see if I'm pink.
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I'm not a featured user? BULLSH*T, I created PTKFGS.
June 13th, 2007
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i havent seen anyone say this yet. can you fix the templates so that when i choose my own custom template it stays on it unless i change it again? the way it is now is i choose my own template and when i close out it returns to the default template.
June 13th, 2007
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Click on "customize your front page". Where it says "choose a default template" In the box select your prefered template name. Click "choose" next to the box.
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gracias
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m i pnk?
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asome home page the dog and glitter lol wicked gay
June 13th, 2007
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I think the next thing that needs to be done, after the mod panels, is go through and start deleting/banning people who have abusing alts.
June 13th, 2007
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there goes half of YTMND!
June 13th, 2007
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You say that like it's a bad thing.
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Please bring back sparkle puppy front page.
June 13th, 2007
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sparkles and puppys with flowers kick more *ss than pink lol
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Sounds sexy
June 13th, 2007
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i was sad to leave high school... but ytmnd's drama more than makes up for it
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700 get
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Methinks Max has been on the Grey Goose <.<
June 14th, 2007
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45-5F-E1-04-22-CA-29-C4-93-3F-95-05-2B-79-2A-B2
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Count down before Featured Users section is gone happening now. They have already runined it.
June 14th, 2007
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yep
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Utilizing the "pink" feature, I have actually seen "more better" ytmnd's. Max, feel free to use that if you ever need to "sell" this feature (actual user testimony). No but seriously, I'm thinking this pink thing actually works to some degree.
June 14th, 2007
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Excellent! I've been wondering how the HOF would stack up in the coming months.
June 14th, 2007
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You know, I just set my template so the featured users don't show. So that's great. But seeing the pink names in comments I've clicked on a couple I've never really heard of and seen users with loads of sites I've never seen. I'm gonna start checking some of them out. Maybe this isn't a bad idea. I can never make up my mind. Maybe the army of Poland WILL make the difference in the war in Iraq. I just don't know anymore.
June 14th, 2007
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To me it looks like some people are abusing the featured status to post... How to say it diplomatically. Got it - crap sites. If the goal is to highlight the good content, I'd rather just have the links to their profiles so I can see those good sites they have made in the past and not the crap some are posting currently just because it will be seen regardless of votes. I couldn't care less about a colour in usernames, but that featured user's sites box could be put to better use.
June 15th, 2007
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I fullheartedly agree with this. This whole featured profile thing is a pretty lame idea. I'll admit, some of the users have made good sites in the past. However, the majority of the sites I have been seeing on that list over the last couple days have been subpar. Who cares about these "featured" users anyways? I could care less who makes a site. What really matters is the site itself. We are putting these "featured users" on a pedestal. That is sad to me.
June 15th, 2007
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What drew me to ytmnd originally was the diversity of styles, opinions and level playing field for all users. Ytmnd has become an oligarchy.
June 14th, 2007
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THIS DOES NOT CREATE A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD FOR NEWLY CREATED SITES. This feature creates a lot of issues. having the featured artists newest sites on the frontpage gives them more views not because their site deserves it but because of their featured status, this means that their sites are more likely to knock off other sites from the up and coming by us lowly "normal" users because of the extra exposure of the chosen few and because of the approved user status.
June 14th, 2007
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for example, if a normal user and a featured user post the same site. the featured user will get more exposure and with the featured user status giving them the tacit support of max; they will be more likely to score higher. this is even though they are the same site. This reinforces the names and reputations of the few at the expense of the funny
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what you should do is; keep the pink names but take the "featured artists most recently created section" off the front page and make a seperate page for featured artists with various sections such as random featured artist, newly created and maybe a profile or interview on an artist written by someone else looking into a chosen selection of their work. like a real art gallery would do, maybe talking to the artist about their work and the history behind it and their inspirations.
June 14th, 2007
695th
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I ♥ this algorithm
June 14th, 2007
696th
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^ err... disregard
June 14th, 2007
697th
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I still think the biggest improvement would be to wipe all the old accounts and start a new ytmnd requiring a reliable 18+ age identification process in order to register as a user, vote, and create sites.
June 14th, 2007
698th
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It's not the lack of good sites getting attention, it's the HUGE, festering pile of sh*t sites that outnumber the good sites, and will always be there, no matter how many featured members try to improve ytmnd with their new creations.
June 14th, 2007
699th
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call me biased and cynical if you want, but I would bet big money that having a reliable system of keeping out minors would improve the quality on ytmnd drastically.
June 14th, 2007
702nd
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you are ageist. when did over eighteens have the monopoly on creativity and quality. do you really think over 18's dont create lots of crap sites? we must encourage people of all ages to submit good quality ytmnds.
June 14th, 2007
704th
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It's unfortunate to exclude the few that do submit good sites, but the majority of WoW, Everquest, etc. game addicts fall within that age group. I'd guess it's also the average age for fans of ebaumsworld, and the people who spammed HTPAT, as well as the habbo hotel raids. I first heard about YTMND in 2004 on a forum comprised mostly of members in their young 20s. I think the site started with mostly adults but slowly has been dominated by preteen & teen population overtime.
June 14th, 2007
700th
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the exceptions could be minors who were featured members previously, or contributed positively (who would be voted in to join regardless of age)
June 14th, 2007
701st
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but I'm okay with the 'featured members' function, I think that should stay. but allowing minors to register is going to lead to more WoW sites, and ytmnd is already beginning to look more like a social network (like MySpace) than an exhibit of creative art and humor.
June 14th, 2007
705th
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Way to go... as if there wasn't enough elitist user inside joke bullsh*t on this site already. Why don't you just delete the rest of the YTMND user accounts and let Syncan, BTape and all the other HOF's to create sites? Totally ghey!
June 14th, 2007
706th
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I guess itís the norm for something articulate and sensible to be received with replies like ĎLOLZí and ĎYou the f*g now dogz Lolloerz.í Meow I think itís a good idea.
June 14th, 2007
707th
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Although I jumped on the whole Lazy Town fad because itís a favourite hangover cure for me, but once something becomes popular there is nothing but variants and slightly alternative manifestations of an original idea someone came up with around six months ago still around. If you actually prevented people from making ytmnds revolving around the Lolita relationship between Sportacus and Stephanie, Transformers, Carl and Lenny, Bill Cosby, Super Mario, Solid Snake. Originality? IDK.
June 14th, 2007
709th
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I wasn't sure what I thought of this feature but when I got unpink'd for making a noise site that pretty much cemented my thoughts in "this is a sh*tty sh*tty idea"
June 14th, 2007
710th
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Pink is for f*gs... ke ke ke ke
June 14th, 2007
713th
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where's my f*cking pink colored name
June 14th, 2007
714th
(-1)
cool
June 14th, 2007
717th
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Cool.
June 14th, 2007
718th
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I LOVE YTMND
June 14th, 2007
721st
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SWEET I'M GREEN HOW EPICLY AWESOME IS THAT (P.S. - GO JAMAICA!)
June 14th, 2007
725th
(4)
Great. Now it's just like highschool again. And i'm still not one of the cool kids.
June 14th, 2007
727th
(1)
hand over your lunch money, or sirlemming is going to give you an atomic wedgie
June 14th, 2007
728th
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My 2 cents-Anyone with alt accounts should be coloured black. Also, what are the specifics on achieving the pink colored name anyway? I've read through this post and haven't seen anything on this yet.
June 14th, 2007
732nd
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I just noticed the pink names, what's that about?
June 14th, 2007
733rd
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ytmnd is truely outrageous... truely truely outrageous
June 14th, 2007
736th
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*ss to mouth
June 14th, 2007
737th
(1)
You never go do *ss to mouth.
June 14th, 2007
738th
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This won't end well...
June 14th, 2007
739th
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so uhhh who won that borat contest
June 14th, 2007
740th
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it should be white balck yellow red like the real world. all the kids go *ss to mouth
June 14th, 2007
741st
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..
June 14th, 2007
742nd
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pink
June 14th, 2007
745th
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Anyone with a pink name gets downvoted. End of idea.
June 15th, 2007
750th
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"I've always felt that YTMND should focus more on the content being produced than the users that produce the content itself" (MAX). So... what's with the whole featured users thing then?
June 15th, 2007
752nd
(1)
Post the names of the Pinks w/alt accounts here...
June 15th, 2007
754th
(5)
fourest?
June 16th, 2007
798th
(0)
Don't look at me!
June 15th, 2007
756th
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Great move, not even one of the YTMNDs in the new section are funny.
June 15th, 2007
757th
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crazy
June 15th, 2007
758th
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Great, this new system rolls out, I'm a featured user, and now my desktop craps out on me. And I can't rip DVDs on my laptop because it's a VAIO and Sony's goddamn built-in copy protection gets in the way. Of all the f*ckin' times...
June 15th, 2007
759th
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your a f*cking homo man f*ck you do somthing important with yo life like me food. i want two cheeseburgers. homo
June 15th, 2007
760th
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your a f*cking homo man f*ck you do somthing important with yo life like me make food. i want two cheeseburgers. homo
June 18th, 2007
832nd
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Sorry, this is YTMND, not Fuddruckers. Turn off the computer, find a phone, and call your mother to let her know that your medication has expired again. It's going to be okay. Just lay down for awhile, and try to avoid bright lights and sharp objects.
June 15th, 2007
761st
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Is this good idea or bad idea?
June 15th, 2007
762nd
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elitists
June 15th, 2007
763rd
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FIRST! OH WAIT NM
June 15th, 2007
764th
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dicks.
June 15th, 2007
765th
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Watchoo gonna do when they come for you?
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