Sinnerman

Howdy partners,

Parts of the site have been slow or broken because the power supply in the master webserver died a couple weeks ago. I've ordered a replacement twice, and both times received the wrong item, so the site continues to be slow. The Flash template is ready for public testing but in order to get it all set I've had to go through the entire asset database and clear out all the broken and misnamed files before we start converting them all to be Flash-consumable.



I am currently deleting around 15,000 sites, including the deletion queue. Around 10,000 of these are sites with broken images or sounds. The full deletion could take up to a few days, during which the site will be extra slow while millions of bits of data are cleaned out of the database. Once the deletion is finished I will post up the list of what was deleted, as a large portion of the sites were made in the first few months of YTMND's existence so some pretty 'desirable' domains are going to be freed up.


The initial launch of the Flash template will be sans ads, but if all goes well it should be happening sometime in the next week. I'll update this post with any relevant information. That's all for now.

UPDATE: The list of deleted domains is here.


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October 17th, 2008
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also, the golden tickets will finally be realized.
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Oompa, loompa, doopidee doo
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also, c*cks. also, downvote this comment
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Also, vote for me
October 17th, 2008
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good day sir
October 17th, 2008
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FreAkweNtcY, You still haven't won that thing yet?
October 17th, 2008
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And by deletion of these sites you mean your not using oompa loompa slaves to manually delete them all?
October 17th, 2008
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cant wait.
October 17th, 2008
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Also c*cks!
October 17th, 2008
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HOLY F*CK! I'm on the Internet!
October 17th, 2008
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Jeeroy Lenkins.
October 17th, 2008
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Here is an idea: Ytmnd playlists. For themes and fads and such.
October 18th, 2008
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Were the items you ordered wrong to begin with or did they just send you something other than what you ordered? If it's the former, sorry =( I probably had something to do with that =(
October 18th, 2008
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i hate* you so much max. *love
October 18th, 2008
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hidden: the election is november 4th! very exciting.
October 18th, 2008
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Will the golden tickets be found in Rolos?
October 19th, 2008
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version3.ytmnd.com
October 23rd, 2008
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Howdy doody
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freakwentcy the erection is right now man even more exciting!
October 25th, 2008
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rippaadoo
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aw
November 18th, 2008
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I used to be so big and strong. I used to know my right from wrong. I USED TO BE SOMEBODY!!!
November 19th, 2008
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f*ck you minus f*g lolololololol
October 17th, 2008
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oh also, site creation will be error-prone and slow while the deletes are going on, so if you want to make sites, be patient.
October 17th, 2008
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Anyone else think Suze Orman is kind of hot?
October 17th, 2008
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Dont delete sites
October 17th, 2008
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Am I pink yet?
October 17th, 2008
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Can I be rainbow colored like the way everyone wanted Fourest to be colored in the featured section? Pretend I joined in 2005. Make it so. My birthday is tomorrow the 18th. When I stumble home off a coke/booze/sex binge I want to be rainbow colored.
October 17th, 2008
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Make me prairie dog brown
October 18th, 2008
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WHY ARE YOU PINK AND I'M NOT?
October 18th, 2008
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I call International Klein Blue
October 18th, 2008
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As a whistle.
November 12th, 2008
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Can I be Klansman white?
October 17th, 2008
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Good luck. Also, will you still be able to directly download files from ytmnds?
October 17th, 2008
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Good question.
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I second this.
October 24th, 2008
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Thirded.
October 17th, 2008
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I can't wait for the ads. Also, to mess around with the new flash template and see what this puppy can handle
October 17th, 2008
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F*CK YEAH FULL SYNC
October 17th, 2008
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Also, I found they gayest site ever. It has lots of potential YTMND material. http://www.thinkb4youspeak.com/
October 17th, 2008
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just popping in to pop your tacos
October 17th, 2008
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Does whatever a sinner can?
October 17th, 2008
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WAT?
October 17th, 2008
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EpicdomainGrab5
October 18th, 2008
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clownpenis.fart
October 17th, 2008
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one of my friends has stopped coming to this site because of how slow it's gotten, so I hope the problem is fixed soon. He can't be the only one
October 17th, 2008
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Oh no, Max is specifically targeting your friend.
October 17th, 2008
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All flash, eh? Please Flash 10, oh please be stable, please be stable, please be stable....
October 17th, 2008
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You should make a feature to strip IDE3 tags from mp3s. That would be such a useful option for making flawless loops (which are almost impossible with mp3s). Or let us do sync with wavs.
October 17th, 2008
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By IDE3 tags, I mean the spacers they create. My bad.
October 17th, 2008
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I'm pretty sure he said that would be possible now. The Wavs thing.
October 18th, 2008
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ID3 tags, while sometimes the cause of spacers, is in most cases not the cause. It is a fairly complicated technical issue with the way MP3 is compressed into frames. There is a lame encoder FAQ that goes into detail about it. At any rate, flawless loops with WAV will be 100% possible with the new player.
October 19th, 2008
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Thanks max. The second everything is updated, I'm gonna submit some sweet(?) loop sites.
October 17th, 2008
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I can only comment every 60 sec. now? Wtf!
October 17th, 2008
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second
October 17th, 2008
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why the serious tone?
October 17th, 2008
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Mind the gap.
October 17th, 2008
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This never would have happened if ptkfgsmaster2maryo had been made supermod!
October 17th, 2008
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YES
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YESYES
October 17th, 2008
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please make site cooldown time 30 minutes instead of an hour
October 17th, 2008
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Make it 24 hours.
November 16th, 2008
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Why? So you can get 4 raymond gifs in recently created and knock other peoples ytmnds off the list?
October 17th, 2008
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Good luck, max. Don't crash the internetz.
October 17th, 2008
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dont break the site pl0x
October 17th, 2008
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also ban darthwang
October 17th, 2008
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wait... too late
October 19th, 2008
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why the f*ck do you think banning darthwang will fix anything?
October 17th, 2008
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I LOVE YOU SO MUCH I WANT YOU INSIDE MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEOUWWWWWWWWWWWWWWTHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH.
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i am hated.
October 17th, 2008
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HOLY F*CK! I'm on the Internet!
October 17th, 2008
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Site deletion. It's AWWWW RIGHT
October 17th, 2008
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ytmnd seems to work great for me still, much faster than most other sites i occasionally visit
October 17th, 2008
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Hey, guys, guess what? I kissed a girl!
October 17th, 2008
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I hope I can get khan.ytmnd.com
October 17th, 2008
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I love commenting on the news because people have to look at what I wrote
October 17th, 2008
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Good.
October 17th, 2008
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When I picture Max with his failing power supplies and master webserver, I picture him sitting in front of Master Control Program from Tron. In his underwear.
October 17th, 2008
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sounds like a nightmare I had recently
October 17th, 2008
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*fap *fap *fap
October 17th, 2008
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why am i not featured
October 17th, 2008
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You made fun of BTape too many times?
October 17th, 2008
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the YTMND shadow government works in mysterious ways.
October 17th, 2008
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wait, wtf. your a ytmnd celebrity.
October 17th, 2008
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Last comment (23 of 30)
November 23rd, 2008
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Because ptkfgsmaster2maryo didn't make the cut for supermod
October 17th, 2008
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boom headshot.
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Faaaack I can' t create sh*t man. Helptmnd.
October 17th, 2008
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Thanks, Max, for making my loins quiver with delight over the cleanup and new features. Also, c*cks.
October 17th, 2008
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2009 webbys
October 17th, 2008
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If I sponsor something will it actually go up is my question.
October 18th, 2008
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Sponsorships are processed by a different webserver and as far as I can tell they are working as normal.
October 20th, 2008
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Yup work's fine, thanks
October 21st, 2008
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Thanks for the (-) Goneja
October 18th, 2008
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How bout deleting all those racist moon man sites.
October 18th, 2008
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I love how max has negative comments on this news post.
October 18th, 2008
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poast.
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Don't cry for me Argentina The truth is I never left you All through my wild days My mad existence I kept my promise Don't keep your distance!!!!!!!!!!!!
October 18th, 2008
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c*cks?
October 18th, 2008
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Thanks for deleting all my sites Max, May you and your popularity driven website burn in hell one day.
October 18th, 2008
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rude.
October 18th, 2008
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heh
October 19th, 2008
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hey max, thanks for deleting my old sites. I probably would have done it anyway even if you hadn't. also i'm back
October 19th, 2008
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Thanks a lot for pointing that out gr33nscr33n, a magnificent insight if I ever saw one.
October 20th, 2008
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You must have really sucked
October 20th, 2008
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hmm a bit like you "really sucked" your uncle's penis while you played nintendo you fat piece of sh*t.
October 20th, 2008
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^that's what some retard working at Wal-Mart said to me once (without the "just"...also, sorry for getting off topic..I lol'd at your comment and thought I'd say something about it)
October 24th, 2008
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lol, hell.
October 18th, 2008
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i just caught my first ever shiny pokemon & i'm gonna name it Max
October 18th, 2008
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SUGGESTION: A new Moon Man theme for the website.
October 19th, 2008
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Thanks max. I havent made a site in the past few months because I was depressed that kjhgdfffhhgggjggtfugfgfgsssss.ytmnd.com and youmakemetouchyourballsforstupidreasons.ytmnd.com was taken. They will soon be mine, and all will be well.
October 21st, 2008
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Prevent fourest fires
October 19th, 2008
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Something needs to be done about the NSFW-ing going on lately. It's getting out of hand
October 19th, 2008
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i went through and read alot of those domain titles, and some of those were gold. how f*cking could you delete them?
October 19th, 2008
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So this site made the cut, eh? http://justaguyisalady.ytmnd.com/
October 20th, 2008
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dude that ytmnd is epix lolololololololol
October 21st, 2008
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Sorry. I couldn't watch anymore after seeing his 'Typical Ytmnd User' site. NO....don't look. Really. DON'T f*ckin' look.
October 22nd, 2008
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sex with men
October 22nd, 2008
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please god before someone asks me to fix something...
October 22nd, 2008
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(secretly sides with leeroy the cat)
October 23rd, 2008
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October 23rd, 2008
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are you gonna track us forever and ever unless we go to this page?: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html
October 24th, 2008
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the fbi is going to hunt you down and kill you bro
October 23rd, 2008
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http://ytmnd.com/users/Kassius/sites - Max, dont do it! Please!
October 23rd, 2008
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get rid of the featured users section
October 23rd, 2008
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I still hate this f*cker: http://ytmnd.com/users/TheDamnRobots/votes
October 24th, 2008
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Max, please delete this site: whatisdarkknight.ytmnd.com. User decided to use an overused image and place overused music on it and it's getting views when he did absolutely no work in creating the site.
October 24th, 2008
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sigh I remember when I thought I was overpaid, Max, now the Russians outsource TO US for $10/HR. Need some programming support? lol. sad but true.
October 24th, 2008
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Max, i've just grown so tired of the fact that 95% of your news posts are you procrastinating about implementing some generic Flash crap and how you're looking for designers etc.. over and over again. Is this a joke? Do you think all news posts have to be "shop talk" about Flash content? For like two years every news post i've read has been "Hey (random endearing term) I just wanted you to know how the progress of the site's Flash resources have been going. Currently the Zapatista decoders are in need of
October 24th, 2008
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zapataista decoders rofl what a f*ggot
October 24th, 2008
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a change and currently right now I'm looking for some new developers, we have a great site you can put it on your resume". What ever happend to all the pizzazz max? I feel like i'm reading some tortured article from the generic section of engadget for the last two years. Maybe you could post about things more interesting or possibly thrilling? A trip to Mexico? A feature about your favorite chicken restaurant in New York? Think about it.
October 24th, 2008
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Hey max, bring back YTMND T-shirts ya?
October 25th, 2008
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i'm never, ever, ever, ever, letting on that I have a designer book ever again... max there were some pages the chinese COULDN'T duplicate from that new york designers book.!
October 25th, 2008
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well... maybe it was ninjas
October 25th, 2008
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oh... the original printed in New York is only worth $10, I thought it would be worth $2k by now... weird how that works.
October 25th, 2008
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*puts it in closet for 50 years*
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~~~~~~~~~\O/~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~^~~~~~~
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~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~>o =<~~~~
October 26th, 2008
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FUUUUUUUUUUUUU!!*$%@!!
October 27th, 2008
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hey max, this needs to be a fixed width font
October 27th, 2008
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HEY MAX I JUST WOKE UP IN IRAQ WITH MY EX GIRLFRIEND AS MY COMMANDING OFFICER
October 28th, 2008
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hey max wanna invest in a collection agency, like craiglist? (LOLOLOLOLOLOL)
October 28th, 2008
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oh noes
October 29th, 2008
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hey max I heard people named craig are vanishing again, yet no one named max ever vanishes. why?
October 29th, 2008
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uh oh max the last company I worked for was company #99, does the counter only have 2 digits? Should I just go back to school now?
October 29th, 2008
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98 99 9A oh 255 thanks max
October 29th, 2008
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but I just want to be paid for work done on time max
October 29th, 2008
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bloodsuit max :P:P
October 29th, 2008
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i almost destroyed the web again max, local area network, and then I remembered a local area network is sometimes not my responsibility
October 29th, 2008
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they said SF was east of the missisippi in court max, help meeeeeeeeee . . . . .
October 29th, 2008
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PCHU! http://www.facebook.com/minifeed.php?id=14359226503&filter=4
October 29th, 2008
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Wanted: How to kill your boss book... spore: "you grab that ass, you bite that ass, push up, and suck, suck, suck that *ss until its dead"
October 30th, 2008
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Jokes are cancelled until end of elections
October 31st, 2008
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bird booty 2.0 released
October 31st, 2008
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u didn't tell us
November 1st, 2008
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HO-o-LY SH*T I'm still learnin' pals
November 2nd, 2008
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Oh sh*t, there's been a problem in the past couple weeks? I hope the flash changeover makes YTMND work consistently. I haven't been able to get this site to work for half a sh*t for at least 6 months, on several computers in different places.
November 2nd, 2008
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sup doods, did you know STARS ON 45/STARSOUND made me like the beatles and rolling stones again after my father tortured me to them?
November 3rd, 2008
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one last thing guys, That space tanker crash filled with lots of yummy fat AND water soluable Ammonia Toxic 1977? It crash/crashed between GMT 0 and 12... and its gonna rain tomorrow where I live.
November 3rd, 2008
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so basically the entire US, but it was empty so only if you are near the 1-14 pieces or so it will break up into/intwoed
November 3rd, 2008
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or something http://www.aero-news.net/news/aerospace.cfm?ContentBlockID=aa13159a-1dad-4036-a584-eab4e7092245&Dynamic=1
November 3rd, 2008
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space fallout iz dangerous, but 24 hrs late its only 1/100th as bad cuz it disperses... l8r guys
November 3rd, 2008
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24 hours later the fallout is 1/100th as the day it happened, thats all I know, c'ya
November 5th, 2008
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Hey Max, when are you going to deal with the mod(s) who mark everything NSFW? I've been here long enough to know what is considered safe for work or not. http://greaterthanall.ytmnd.com Two years ago no mod would have even thought of flagging this, but now they do. All because of the word "laid" used in the text. How is that considered not safe for work? No one would get fired over that.
November 9th, 2008
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Also no one at work should even be on ytmnd
November 6th, 2008
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I broke my arm lol
November 6th, 2008
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And that ammonia space tank fell in india or something...
November 8th, 2008
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one question where the **** and how the **** do u create half them videos e.g the pokemon one wid the stuff about n*gg* stealing bike coz that brill...wht is it some sorta software??
November 11th, 2008
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I can't tell if this is a joke or not, so I'm gonna be overly helpful. I believe smoothmedia used Flash to make that particular YTMND you're describing. Keep in mind YTMND's aren't videos, they're a combination of an image file and a sound file. The image half can be made with several different image editing programs: Photoshop, Imageready, Flash, After Effects, Illustrator, Fireworks, 3Ds Max, Paint, and others. Keep in mind you can use more than one program,
November 11th, 2008
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for example using After Effects (or any other video compositing program) to create a video file, and another program to convert the video to a GIF for YTMND (there are better methods for this if you have Photoshop). Or you could create a 3D render in a program like 3Ds Max and touch up the image in Photoshop... (As a side note, nobody here uses 3D programs except for about 4 people, and most of them suck at it).
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As for the audio side, you have several more programs to choose from, such as Wavepad, Audacity (both free), Adobe Audition, FL Studio, and others. FL Studio can be used for compositions and arrangements, while Audacity and Adobe Audition can be used for remixing and editing existing soundclips together. Wavepad can just do simple editing and cutting, as can all the others. An example of an FL Studio site: http://ytmndorchestra.ytmnd.com/ Example of Audacity/Adobe Audition site: http://objective.ytmnd.com/
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For added effect, create a song in FL Studio and add extra soundclips (and edits) in a program like Adobe Audition. An example of that would be: http://dodgson.ytmnd.com/ (Though I think keaton only used FL Studio to make that, the point still stands). Then combine your FL Studio song with an After Effects/3Ds Max animation, for example http://theytmndfadmachine.ytmnd.com/
November 11th, 2008
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Of course you don't have to put that much effort into a site (most people don't). I'm just saying this to try and encourage you to create your own content, and not lazily take something you found elsewhere on your online internet connection. But if you like, look up tutorials for the programs I mentioned (and others...) on Google, or learn them yourself. If you need help coming up with an idea, here's some bedtime reading: http://wiki.ytmnd.com/Advanced_YTMND_Theory
November 12th, 2008
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http://ytmnd.com/sites/profile/889690 - If only there was a way to keep these kids off YTMND.
November 12th, 2008
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I bet that comment downvoter won't even think about looking for me in here
November 13th, 2008
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Wow my arm set fine, but I is too busy now playin sum Balders Gate abandonwarez
November 17th, 2008
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WHERE IS THE MATLAB LINK
November 18th, 2008
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my god, there are only 21 people/alts online at the moment! I used to think 230 was low....
November 23rd, 2008
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well, moon man isn't enough to hold the F*GGOT and N*GG*R crowds here
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2x2=4x2=8------>248th i win
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gratz
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,)(8)). (()))())()). (()"````"::= ) )| _ _ ::= ) (()(o)/ (o) ?(/) )(::c ::.( :(/) (( .__. ;,/(/) ) `.___,'/ (/) | | (/) _.' ,(/)__ _.-" ` u (/) ". ," ^ / | | . `. | | /,' _ `.' _ `.| | || (o) | (o) || | | ; /)
November 19th, 2008
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here.
November 19th, 2008
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Max you need to make ytmnds viewable on cell phones. I get so many f*ggy picture mail chains and links to bullsh*t its ridiculous. A good ytmnd would probably reach 100,000 people if it was viewable.
November 23rd, 2008
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good suggestion
November 21st, 2008
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so there will be thumbnails on the search page right??? REPEATYTMND
November 22nd, 2008
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did ya know there's no such thing as a power supply that lasts more than 10 years? And those IT guys are always swappin em
November 22nd, 2008
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Hey Max! We should have ytmndLIVE...ya know...like what youtube did... We could show off the talents of ytmnders... Like we could have...ummm... guys beating off to Stephanie LIVE...and umm...LIVE shots of guys sitting around in an IRC room all day...and err... live demonstrations of advanced photoshop editing...wouldnt that be exciting??
November 22nd, 2008
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youtube live was a bunch of people i hate with a passion put together to make one nightmare super-group. your idea cant be much worse, lets do it.
November 23rd, 2008
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advanced photoshop editing? You mean headpasting?
November 23rd, 2008
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We already have ytmnd LIVE, it's called twenty people staring at the spy for hours at a time.
November 23rd, 2008
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lol ^
November 23rd, 2008
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"Hey look what I found, an alt I made almost two years ago and then forgot about," said the mystery man.
November 24th, 2008
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delete the breakup letter site!!
November 25th, 2008
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One major theme of ytmnd seems to be the gripe between featured users and non featured. I think I may have an idea that can not only relieve tensions (who really cares??) but more importantly, will fairly allow any ytmnd user the chance for a temporary showcase and exposure for their sites. Why not add a section to the main page (or a link) devoted strictly to the purpose of “showcasing” a random user? The model is this: a user is selected randomly and displayed in this box along with their 4-6 of their to
November 25th, 2008
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(continued) top rated sites. There could even be a space within this section where the user can leave a tagline or comment on the main page. The user could be “showcased” here for a day or two? There could even be a voting option to KEEP this user on the main page, perhaps with a limit beyond the normal random shuffle time. The YTMND community could vote to keep them on longer, but NOT vote them off (I think that aspect is key).
November 25th, 2008
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There will always be complaints about who is featured and why/how they were chosen, but the real problem is that very good sites get totally lost in the shuffle. Isn’t the intention of the Featured concept to help users find “hidden gems?” What about the gems that remain hidden??
November 26th, 2008
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Different proposition. I like it. Also, update the YTMNEWS please, I wanna make a new "Reading comments on Max's YTMNEWS" site.
November 26th, 2008
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good idea lickitwellheim, however I don't think user selection should be fuly random. It should cap at users with less than 5 sites rated over 3.5 or something along those lines.
November 26th, 2008
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mashed potatoes!! ohs oehs ohes