Folsom Prison Blues



So I'm wasting this "Boredom Buster" to announce a long overdue feature: contests. Thanks to fearcondom for the nice little intro video. The original is available here.


So here's how contests are going to work. When a contest starts you have until the last entry date to create a YTMND that follows the theme of the contest. Scores will be tallied until the end of the contest at which point winners get highlighted. Votes made after the end of the contest have no bearing on the results. Any sites you enter into a contest can be removed before the end date, but after the end date your YTMND will be locked into that contest for good.

For the time being there won't be any specific judges, it's up to the users to judge the contests. I'm going to be keeping a close eye on votes/alt-abuse for contests, but luckily it won't be hard to delete users and fix scoring retroactively. Anyone caught cheating in the contest will have their account deleted, no questions asked.

The first contest is themed "2012", and you can read about it here. It was created by fearcondom as he is the person who motivated me to get this finished. I would like to do a contest at least twice a month, and if we have enough ideas, we could even run multiple contests at the same time.

So if you have an idea for a contest, or junk prizes to give away, post here. If it wasn't made clear already, to enter a site into a contest, select the contest from the dropdown on section 3 (meta-data) of the site creator.

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February 25th, 2009
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also: good luck
February 25th, 2009
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I heard in 2012 we revert to fish but our minds travel to Mars.
February 25th, 2009
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What's behind that potted plant? Oh, it Spaget. Yes, I just got so spooked.
February 25th, 2009
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prairiedogeric10 is a twat.
February 25th, 2009
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is 2012 the year the flash will be ready?
February 25th, 2009
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Error #2044: Unhandled IOErrorEvent:. text=Error #2035: URL Not Found.
February 25th, 2009
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nice diss braxton
February 25th, 2009
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SPOILER ALERT: fyrestorm is alive
February 25th, 2009
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when are we going to get lists. I'm tired of reading that I currently have no lists. I want lists
February 25th, 2009
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my name is prairiedogeric10 and i just want to say: QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ
February 25th, 2009
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How abouts the next contest involves prairiedogeric10 somehow? plz?
February 25th, 2009
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hanktherapper sent me a PM and gave me a good idea
February 25th, 2009
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prairiedogeric10 is a c*ck gobbler
February 25th, 2009
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lol I want e-fame on a praredogric13 site also khanstapler
February 25th, 2009
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video is 404
February 25th, 2009
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BURNED
February 25th, 2009
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really gr33nscr33n? No wonder I lost the tournament round. I got you all wrong.
February 25th, 2009
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I like how max makes it impossible for anyone to comment 1st now
February 26th, 2009
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Thanks Macks
February 26th, 2009
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2012: AntiChrisTMND
February 27th, 2009
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Wow lots of half *ss entries. NEXT CONTEST COOKIE MONSTER M.D. Cookie monster shooped into hospital shows in funny ways.
February 27th, 2009
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Oh and max thanks for the two on my sh*t site. Better than 1. matza f*cker
March 1st, 2009
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hmmm maybe we should do a sonofprince themed contest
March 3rd, 2009
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a space odyssey, M I RITE?
March 3rd, 2009
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WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE? WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE? WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE? WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE? WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE? WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE? WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE? WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE? WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE?
March 3rd, 2009
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baaaaahhhh baahh
February 25th, 2009
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thanks buddy!
March 3rd, 2009
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WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE?
February 25th, 2009
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fearcondom'd
February 25th, 2009
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lolnews
February 25th, 2009
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This has been a presentation of YTMNEWS. More Americans get their news from YTMNEWS than from any other source.
March 3rd, 2009
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WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE?
February 25th, 2009
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Cool
February 25th, 2009
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cheetos up my butt
February 25th, 2009
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what kind of cheese is on this ham sandwich
February 25th, 2009
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also, nice replacement for worthwhile
February 25th, 2009
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eatin cheese
February 25th, 2009
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hammy sammy
February 25th, 2009
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I dont want the ham sandwich, i'm trying to remain abstinent.
February 25th, 2009
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Wow, this sounds like a great idea! You should call it TOURNAMENTMND
February 25th, 2009
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2008-2009 lacrossestar83
February 25th, 2009
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seconded
February 25th, 2009
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why do you randomly paste the copyright symbol and then your name in various places?
February 25th, 2009
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i would have preferred 2102.
February 25th, 2009
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also, so all the prompt we get is '2012'? i mean... f*ckit yeah whatev i guess thats enough
February 25th, 2009
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there's a contest description if you click the link.
February 25th, 2009
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2102? Wasn't that the year after "war was beginning"?
February 25th, 2009
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i wonder if aybabtu will still be a (relatively dead) fad then
February 25th, 2009
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1220: anachronistic ytmnd
February 25th, 2009
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What's with the anime in the video, I thought Max hated anime BTW can I start my own contest and will you make it official? I want to make a KHANTMND KHANtest
February 25th, 2009
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A ham sandwich, huh? Throw in some extra mustard and you're on.
February 25th, 2009
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max, doing anything special for the big 100?
February 25th, 2009
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eatin cheese
February 25th, 2009
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YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
February 25th, 2009
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Max I have a giant inflatable piece of corn I got at my home town's sweet corn festival that i could donate as a junk prize.
February 25th, 2009
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YTMND: It's Gladiator on a computer!
February 25th, 2009
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sweet I'm gonna make a Rush site. Edit: Oh wait I was thinking 2112 lolol
February 25th, 2009
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sweet we can edit comments now!
February 25th, 2009
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Edit: never mind, what I had written was really racist
February 25th, 2009
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So is there a one site limit for the contest? Can alts enter as long as they don't vote?
February 25th, 2009
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You would like that, wouldn't you gr33nscr33n
February 25th, 2009
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lolol joeyjoejoe is way too stupid to be gr33nscr33n.
February 26th, 2009
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LOL
February 25th, 2009
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Is there mayo?
February 25th, 2009
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or a conanza
February 25th, 2009
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the contest drop down thing doesnt work
February 25th, 2009
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IT DOES NOW
February 25th, 2009
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I noticed you removed my site from the contest, but i re-added it. Are there rules for removing them? I feel like mine applies to the theme as much as your 8 year old picture in a swim suit.
February 25th, 2009
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:3
February 25th, 2009
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I didn't remove anything, nor do I plan on it.
February 25th, 2009
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I GUESS I DONE WENT AND GOT BTAPE'D
March 3rd, 2009
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WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE?
February 25th, 2009
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February 25th, 2009
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i dont know how to use a computer, so sorry
February 25th, 2009
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BRING BACK WORTHWHILE YTMNDS!
February 25th, 2009
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LOL
February 25th, 2009
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didnt watch F-
February 25th, 2009
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this contest section is a good way to get me to vote 1, 2, and 3 more often
February 25th, 2009
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will your 100th news post be epic?
February 25th, 2009
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I was hoping it would be, but I'm afraid it wont.
February 25th, 2009
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rubycalaber can help you out.
February 25th, 2009
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*multicolored rambling about Lost, hot sister, fanfare, and Jewish conspiracies*
February 26th, 2009
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i <3 rubycalaber's sister
February 25th, 2009
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also, you seriously need to hide whos currently in first. Gives all an unfair advantage. If this is possible, of course.
February 25th, 2009
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Interesting idea. I should probably randomize the content box on the front page.
February 25th, 2009
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Just hit the eastside of the lbc.
February 25th, 2009
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I kind of like it the way it is now. I'd like to be able to see what's first at a glance. It's already how things are organized in UaC and Top Rated sections. Hopefully there shouldn't be too much extra downvote-because-you're-first going on in the Contest, unless someone REALLY wants that ham sandwich.
February 25th, 2009
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I prefer BLTs anyway.
February 25th, 2009
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although I think that contest entries should be excluded from things the other front page boxes, as it's currently flooding recently created. it would be really lame if the entire site suddenly started revolving around whatever the contest was
February 26th, 2009
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KEATONKEATON999 KEATONKEATON999 KEATONKEATON999, 9 9 9 99 9 9 99 999, KEATON KEATON 9 9 9. BOBHUGHES, CRAZYRAY, DOPPLEBANGER, LACROSSESTAR83, KEATONKEATON999, DIRECTORY, OCHOBOBO, DARKTREE, MAX, DARKTREE, DARKTREE, MAX, FOUREST, OCHOBOBO
October 13th, 2010
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It feels like a piece of history was somewhat destroyed when bobhughes deleted his account.
February 26th, 2009
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FTW
February 26th, 2009
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Or have a minimum required votes to show up on the front page to avoid the flood of sh*t.
February 25th, 2009
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Interesting, I hope this works out.
February 25th, 2009
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COPYRIGHT 2009 LACROSSESTAR83
February 25th, 2009
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RIGHT?
March 3rd, 2009
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2009 lacrossestar83. All rights reserved. Used with permission.
February 25th, 2009
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And thus, YTMNFLV was born.
February 25th, 2009
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For a bref second there I thought YTMND Flash was out of beta :'(
February 25th, 2009
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For sites that are nsfw, you should just add that date of birth confirmation thing you had on the old layout back in 05/06.
February 25th, 2009
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What's 1,400 + 1,612?
February 27th, 2009
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your mom
February 27th, 2009
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3012. Fail.
February 25th, 2009
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Great idea, I just hope some of the former featured users and some of the better non-former featured users start making good sites. So far there is mostly sh*t. :(
February 25th, 2009
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Hey max can you update the f*cking preloader instead of holding contests and eating Cheetos?
February 25th, 2009
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one step closer to banned.
February 25th, 2009
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yeah, ban mariostar06 and DarthWang and everybody who makes funny sites and prevents this place from being a dead retarded elitist sh*thole
February 25th, 2009
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You can keep darthwang and friends, but ban mariostar because he is 14. Also, elitist is a word that worthless peasants came up with to feel better about their inferiority.
February 25th, 2009
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lol, wisdumcube
February 25th, 2009
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The cube has spoken its wisdom, it may now go back inside max's pocket.
February 25th, 2009
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he is the smartest being in the universe.
February 26th, 2009
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you say that you don't want an argument, yet you still post bullsh*t about me. way to go.
February 26th, 2009
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@ max: i'm getting banned just for saying "get off your lazy *ss and fix something"? it's like you want us to worship you as a God.
February 26th, 2009
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When did I say I didn't want to argue? Moreover, how is this an argument? And loosen up, your first comment got plus'd. Only when you started to whine you got minus'd. That should tell you something.
February 25th, 2009
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Cool stuff. I am not surprised fearcondom was apart of this. And LOL @ fancy pants productions.
February 25th, 2009
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I could have made a better KHANtest video.
February 25th, 2009
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max you should run a contest making contest to encourage good contests
February 25th, 2009
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COPYRIGHT 2000-2006 YTMND INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
February 25th, 2009
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sh*tcakes
February 25th, 2009
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I guess it's time to start playing with fire.
February 25th, 2009
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Deadlines for a YTMND? This is ridiculous
February 25th, 2009
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeZZ4cawrrU&NR=1
February 25th, 2009
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Yeah, I don't really dig it. It's like having homework ffs. I make what I want, when I want.
February 25th, 2009
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FgLdgCuQZ8
February 25th, 2009
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But for those of us who have no motivation or ideas, this is delicious.
February 25th, 2009
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50GmA2T8Jo8
February 25th, 2009
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz2kF6t5GlQ&feature=related
February 25th, 2009
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Seriously, I'm quitting YTMND to make YouTube Poops. They're so much more rewarding.
February 25th, 2009
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0 <-- probably my fav youtube poop
February 25th, 2009
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The problem is that you get absolutely no audience unless you link it through more popular youtube videos. My only youtube poop currently has just over 300 views total. Lame.
February 25th, 2009
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I guess you just have to gain popularity through having a few really really good poops. It's just a lot harder to do in an exponentially larger community than YTMND. Becoming the next Chav-Slayer on YTMND is a lot easier than become the next Walrusguy on YouTube.
February 26th, 2009
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I know who Chav-Slayer is, but I've never heard of Walrusguy.
February 26th, 2009
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become a part of the YTP community :)
March 2nd, 2009
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god you people whine so f*cking much. making a ytmnd is supposed to be fun. i have no idea what youtube poop is but i know 90%+ of youtube is sh*t and id rather watch 10 min of ytmnds then 2 hours of youtube.
March 4th, 2009
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I mades a HD TF2 poop. youtube.com/watch?v=1xh02KtFypk everyone vote 5 because you feel sorry for me.
February 25th, 2009
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does that mean for the first contest we will find out in 2037 who won?
February 25th, 2009
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I mean, 2034. this ruins my vacation plans
February 25th, 2009
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CONTEST IDEA: YTMND t-shirt design...eh? Eh?
February 25th, 2009
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TOURNAMENTMND2
February 25th, 2009
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ITS MY IDEA I CAN SELL IT TO WHOMEVER I PLEASE K THX
February 25th, 2009
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to answer the question, yes I am entertained
February 25th, 2009
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Hey Max, a recommendation, especially (or at least) for the contest sites: have a way for us to vote in halves. My whole night is ruined when I prefer one site over the other but have to give them both a 4 as neither quite deserves a 3 or a 5.
February 25th, 2009
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I broke my pinky
February 25th, 2009
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February 25th, 2009
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can there be a condom prize? cuz you know I get laid all the time and need more condoms
February 25th, 2009
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latex condoms are for pussies. It's only cool if it's made of skin from a wild animal that you have killed yourself.
February 25th, 2009
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Hey, max, two things... 1) the whole 2012 thing has actually caused me distress and near depression... 2) if I did enter and win this contest, I wouldn't be able to use the prize because it's not kosher...
February 25th, 2009
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lololo
February 26th, 2009
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So when you get the prize just run it over to your nearest rabbi and have him bless the thing for god's sake
February 25th, 2009
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also, I love that Johnny Cash song
February 26th, 2009
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Where's my Cheetos?
February 26th, 2009
182nd
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I still owe $5 to MasterSitsu for winning my contest. Whoops.
February 26th, 2009
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Dear MasterSitsu: Name a charity or a site to sponsor.
February 26th, 2009
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Of course, since I'm one of your alts, I already knew you'd say that.
February 26th, 2009
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In the year 2525, if man is still alive...
February 26th, 2009
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I plan to bring about the end of the human race in 2100 thank you very much. Just need to figure out the schematics of my super destroy all people doomsday device.
February 26th, 2009
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"And yes, I know this will be horribly abused."
February 26th, 2009
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Welcome to YTMND. I love you.
February 27th, 2009
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It's going to be a shame if a straight movie rip wins the first of these contests.
February 27th, 2009
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Last Entry: 2009-02-28 03:36:51 -- Is that AM or PM and what Time Zone is that?
February 27th, 2009
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It's military time, so it would be 3 AM, CST I think
February 27th, 2009
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BTW Max will you fix the bug where if you try to preview a site using the preloader it stalls and never loads?
February 28th, 2009
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2nded
February 27th, 2009
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Gay Thug Dating.com ROFL Sounds about right. There are quite a few e-thug f*gs around here.
February 28th, 2009
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916 REPRESENT
March 1st, 2009
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sonofprince themed contest would be delightful
March 1st, 2009
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So what's with all these ads geared towards gay people? *insert f*ggotpsa reference*
March 1st, 2009
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This is all great and dandy, but where is my t-shirt?
March 2nd, 2009
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Cool. Maybe these contests will bring me back. But the real reason I'm writing this comment is to say Oldboy ftw.
March 4th, 2009
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ftw
March 2nd, 2009
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mahx forgot to announce the winners of the contest
March 3rd, 2009
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i propose the next theme to be "Remix Contest"
March 3rd, 2009
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http://somethingtheretoremindmeandvote5.ytmnd.com/
March 3rd, 2009
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For once I might be able to compete. I would lose in a heartbeat, but at least I can compete with my new-found fl studio mixing skills (decent at best).
March 3rd, 2009
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im not expecting him to announce a winner, im still waiting to be announced the winner of the borat contest. WHERE IS MY BORAT POSTER AND SOUNDTRACK?
March 3rd, 2009
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you get it sunday the 12th
March 3rd, 2009
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WHY THE F*CK ARE YOU ALLOWING SCIENTOLOGY ADS ON THE SITE?
March 3rd, 2009
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