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« Reply #60 on: November 28, 2008 02:30 PM »
lmaol this pic is what i imagine jellyr00ls to look like

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« Reply #61 on: November 28, 2008 02:30 PM »
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lmaol this pic is what i imagine jellyr00ls to look like
i miss that kid :(
I have more of a life writing this review at 1145 pm than you guys do making these movies. . .

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« Reply #62 on: November 28, 2008 02:35 PM »
I cant believe I read all that only to find out that I was right to begin with.

Anyway most people your age and my age have bills to pay, but Id rather work at a job that I may or may not like to pay those bills while I work on something with effort and passion rather then get paid to make shitty vg parodies that are plagerized art in every sense. The fact that you have fun making them is proof enough about my statement on your integrity.

You say youre inspiring people to animate and shit with your work. But what are you inspiring them TO animate.

Anyway Ill believe it when I see it with the original work. If you actually make somethin nice then I GARUNTEE you people here will respect you more. Unless it really really dsucks. but if its animated really nicely has some effort put into itt hen ye sure.

Anyway point in all of this is that Im pretty gay for talkin about all dis and actually reading all that shit!

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« Reply #63 on: November 28, 2008 02:39 PM »
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Anyway point in all of this is that Im pretty gay for talkin about all dis and actually reading all that shit!
I have more of a life writing this review at 1145 pm than you guys do making these movies. . .

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« Reply #64 on: November 28, 2008 02:51 PM »
What's this? What's this?
There's color everywhere
What's this?
There's white things in the air
What's this?
I can't believe my eyes
I must be dreaming
Wake up, Jack, this isn't fair
What's this?

What's this? What's this?
There's something very wrong
What's this?
There's people singing songs

What's this?
The streets are lined with
Little creatures laughing
Everybody seems so happy
Have I possibly gone daffy?
What is this?
What's this?

There's children throwing snowballs
Instead of throwing heads
They're busy building toys
And absolutely no one's dead

There's frost on every window
Oh, I can't believe my eyes
And in my bones I feel the warmth
That's coming from inside

Oh, look
What's this?
They're hanging mistletoe, they kiss
Why that looks so unique, inspired
They're gathering around to hear a story
Roasting chestnuts on a fire
What's this?
What's this?


In here they've got a little tree, how queer
And who would ever think
And why?

They're covering it with tiny little things
They've got electric lights on strings
And there's a smile on everyone
So, now, correct me if I'm wrong
This looks like fun
This looks like fun
Oh, could it be I got my wish?
What's this?

Oh my, what now?
The children are asleep
But look, there's nothing underneath
No ghouls, no witches here to scream and scare them
Or ensnare them, only little cozy things
Secure them in their dreamland
What's this?

The monsters are all missing
And the nightmares can't be found
And in their place there seems to be
Good feeling all around

Instead of screams, I swear
I can hear music in the air
The smell of cakes and pies
Are absolutely everywhere

The sights, the sounds
They're everywhere and all around
I've never felt this good before
This empty place inside of me has been filling up
I simply cannot get enough

I want it, oh, I want it
Oh, I want it for my own
I've got to know
I've got to know
What is this place that I have found?
What is this?

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« Reply #65 on: November 28, 2008 02:56 PM »
egoraptor seems like a nice and practical guy from what ive seen so i dont mind him  

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« Reply #66 on: November 28, 2008 03:03 PM »
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You say youre inspiring people to animate and shit with your work. But what are you inspiring them TO animate.

Yes there are a lot of kids animating in the style of egoraptor, but im sure there are also other people who see his work, and are inspired to animate their own stuff too.

Although im not a flash artist, Rtil's work has inspired me tremendously to try my hand at animating. I love his art and his style, but that doesn't mean im going to copy it. I have my own style of drawing. Rtil did nothing buy open my eyes to it. i bet it's the same way for other people that see ego's stuff too.


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« Reply #67 on: November 28, 2008 03:08 PM »
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Anyway most people your age and my age have bills to pay, but Id rather work at a job that I may or may not like to pay those bills while I work on something with effort and passion rather then get paid to make shitty vg parodies that are plagerized art in every sense. The fact that you have fun making them is proof enough about my statement on your integrity.

This is where I heartily disagree, for points I've mostly already said, but I am learning a lot more about animation, comedic timing, color theory and all of that from animating shitty video game parodies that are plagiarized art in every way than I would working at McDonalds. I think if you're going to waste time making money, waste it efficiently.

And I really don't see why the shitty job scenario is any different. I am still working on my original projects on the side just as passionately. See, I think your view is very narrow minded because you're assuming that by enjoying making a video game parody I am incapable of feeling artistic integrity about something original and fresh. As if, if instead I hated doing it, but I had to in order to live, it'd be okay. Like I said, it's only a part of me that doesn't consume who I am. If you really liked that side job as a programmer or whatever, does that make you incapable of feeling integrity? Moreover, if you get a hired animation job with some company making some stupid Winx show or whatever, and you had to just to pay the bills, and hey, maybe you found out it was fun to do, does that make you incapable of feeling integrity for your original work?

I mean, most of you who want to become animators in the future, your plan is to work under a company, right? You're not just going to make original animations and hope someday they take off, you have a plan. So how is that different, at all? So, because you don't like it so much, it makes you more passionate about your original work?

We are human beings, we're not 1 dimensional programmed robots. I enjoy a Burger King Whopper and I enjoy Filet Mignon. And sometimes I want a Whopper over a filet. I don't have to be super passionate about filet mignon just because it's better and had more effort put into it.

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« Reply #68 on: November 28, 2008 03:16 PM »
you know
it would be really interesting to see a bit of what you are working on, if it's not unreasonable

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« Reply #69 on: November 28, 2008 03:23 PM »
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you know
it would be really interesting to see a bit of what you are working on, if it's not unreasonable

I am super excited about it so I think I would be okay with showing you a sneak preview (it's pretty early on development-wise so I don't wanna release stuff that doesn't end up making it), but I am not at home right now. If I remember I'll post something up when I get back.

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« Reply #70 on: November 28, 2008 03:24 PM »
Hello I'm ZekeySpaceyLizard
Much like F00d and Raptor I too have some very important things to get off my chest on a public internet forum so here they go:

Animation is like most introductory PDE courses spend a great deal of time investigating solutions  using separation of variables, a powerful method that is good to know for studies in theoretical physics is the method of eigenfunction expansion. This method is useful because in many cases, equations cannot be solved using separation of variables. To understand the method, in what follows you can think in terms of expanding the function which solves the equation in a Fourier series. We then solve mode by mode-turning a single partial differential equation into a set of elementary ordinary differential equations that can be solved by inspection. Rather than trying to explain the techniques in words or with difficult to understand abstract theorems, let’s demonstrate how to use the method with two concrete examples.

In our first attempt to tackle the method of eigenfunction expansion, we will consider a standard example from quantum mechanics, a particle trapped in an infinite square well of width a. Inside the well, the potential is zero and therefore the Schrodinger equation is written as
For this problem we will take . The particle cannot be found outside the boundaries, therefore the boundary conditions for the problem are

As can be seen in any standard quantum mechanics text like Griffiths, this problem is easily solved using separation of variables. While that elementary option is available in this case, we will use the method of eigenfunction expansion so that we can demonstrate the method using a simple equation.
The first step is to identify a differential operator L that can be used to solve an eigenvalue equation. In problems that involve space and time, its  a good bet to choose spatial derivative operators as L. In this case the choice is immediately obvious. We let f.


But see the thing about newgrounds is We denote the eigenfunctions of L by  and the eigenvalues by . The eigenvalue equation is then written as For convenience, we set  (the reader can later verify that this would follow automatically). The differential equation to be solved is then written as This part of the solution will be familiar to those who have had quantum mechanics. Basically, we are solving the time-independent Schrodinger equation. Students will no doubt recognize the above equation as the harmonic oscillator equation with solutions

The boundary conditions in the problem tell us that. This applies to the eigenfunctions as well. Therefore, we find that Now since , this means that . Next we apply the second boundary condition, . This gives In quantum theory, the constants can be found using normalization. However that isn’t necessary to understand the solution method being explored here, so we will ignore it from here on out. The reader familiar with quantum theory will also note that the eigenvalues  are related to the energy.


But Tom Fulp well...

Tom Fulp often et’s equate both terms from the left hand side and the right hand side. The Schrodinger equation becomes We now have two series expansions using the same eigenfunctions that are equal, therefore each individual term in the series on the left must equal the corresponding term on the right. This means that the coefficient functions satisfy the following ordinary differential equation

Normally, the constant of integration would be determined using initial conditions stated in the problem. In this case once again normalization determines the constants in this problem. We will ignore what those values are and simply write the solution, which is

We will follow the same procedure used in the first example. First we identify a differential operator L and eigenfunctions  such that
The are numbers called eigenvalues whose form we will determine. Once we have the eigenfunctions, we write f in a series expansion then plug it into the differential equation, and solve mode by mode for the coefficient functions .  Let’s see how to apply the method to the equation we are trying to solve in this case. We have . Looking at the right hand side, we see that the differential operator (acting with respect to x) iswith      . Now, since we are only dealing with a function of a single variable x, we can write the equation in terms of ordinary derivatives. Moving all terms to the right hand side, we obtain the familiar simple harmonic oscillator equation From our knowledge of the sin function, we know that this can only be true if the argument is an integer. This is why we have labeled the eigenvalues with the subscript as . Let’s call that integer n, and so we have Putting this together with , we conclude that the eigenfunctions of the given differential operator and stated boundary conditions are  with eigenvalues
The next step is to write  in an eigenfunction expansion, absorbing the time dependence into the coefficients of the expansion. With , we can write We changed to ordinary derivatives because the coefficient functions are functions of t only. Next we consider the second derivative with respect to x in the first term on the right hand side. Using the same procedure, we have The remaining term on the right hand side, , is the forcing function which we denote . Generally we can expand the forcing function in an eigenfunction expansion, using the same eigenfunctions but different coefficients. That is So we see that  and all other terms are zero. This greatly simplifies the problem. Now let’s put everything together. Using the eigenfunction expansions of each term, we have rewritten the PDE in the following way We need one more piece of the puzzle-the initial conditions. Looking at the problem statement, we were told that . Comparing this with , we conclude that the initial conditions applied to the coefficient functions of the expansion gives us . Since setting in , we conclude that  Also remember that the only nonzero forcing term is . So this leaves two equations to solve. The first is Foamy the Squirrel

The internet sometimes runs on a loop where The last piece of the puzzle is to solve the equation involving the forcing term, where . In this case,  so we need to solve The -16 comes from the expansion, where we had

The homogeneous equation is With solution , C being the constant of integration. Since the inhomogeneous term is a constant, we guess that the particular solution is also a constant, call it A. So we have tells us that it must be the case that , and so we take . To write down the final solution, we just write down a summation of the non-zero coefficient functions  multiplied by . And so we have Notice it satisfies the initial condition  (set t = 0). What about long term behavior? This is called steady state behavior. We take the limit  and find that the steady state solution is fucking a penguin up its tight asshole


and thats all i have to say on the matter

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« Reply #71 on: November 28, 2008 03:25 PM »
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I mean, most of you who want to become animators in the future, your plan is to work under a company, right? You're not just going to make original animations and hope someday they take off, you have a plan. So how is that different, at all? So, because you don't like it so much, it makes you more passionate about your original work?
lmao

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« Reply #72 on: November 28, 2008 03:29 PM »
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I mean, most of you who want to become animators in the future, your plan is to work under a company, right? You're not just going to make original animations and hope someday they take off, you have a plan. So how is that different, at all? So, because you don't like it so much, it makes you more passionate about your original work?
lmao

I realize that sounded kind of lame. I wasn't implying that is the only way to go, but that it is a way people commonly think of as the "right" or "safe" or "realistic" one. Making original animations and hoping someday they take off would be phenomenal and it is certainly a sweet goal to aspire to.

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« Reply #73 on: November 28, 2008 03:29 PM »
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Anyway most people your age and my age have bills to pay, but Id rather work at a job that I may or may not like to pay those bills while I work on something with effort and passion rather then get paid to make shitty vg parodies that are plagerized art in every sense. The fact that you have fun making them is proof enough about my statement on your integrity.

This is where I heartily disagree, for points I've mostly already said, but I am learning a lot more about animation, comedic timing, color theory and all of that from animating shitty video game parodies that are plagiarized art in every way than I would working at McDonalds. I think if you're going to waste time making money, waste it efficiently.

And I really don't see why the shitty job scenario is any different. I am still working on my original projects on the side just as passionately. See, I think your view is very narrow minded because you're assuming that by enjoying making a video game parody I am incapable of feeling artistic integrity about something original and fresh. As if, if instead I hated doing it, but I had to in order to live, it'd be okay. Like I said, it's only a part of me that doesn't consume who I am. If you really liked that side job as a programmer or whatever, does that make you incapable of feeling integrity? Moreover, if you get a hired animation job with some company making some stupid Winx show or whatever, and you had to just to pay the bills, and hey, maybe you found out it was fun to do, does that make you incapable of feeling integrity for your original work?

I mean, most of you who want to become animators in the future, your plan is to work under a company, right? You're not just going to make original animations and hope someday they take off, you have a plan. So how is that different, at all? So, because you don't like it so much, it makes you more passionate about your original work?

We are human beings, we're not 1 dimensional programmed robots. I enjoy a Burger King Whopper and I enjoy Filet Mignon. And sometimes I want a Whopper over a filet. I don't have to be super passionate about filet mignon just because it's better and had more effort put into it.

You COMPLETELY missed what I said but holy shit if I argue anymore about any of this I will feel really gay

But Ill do it anyway!

The fact you enjoy doing that shit AND you dont tell your viewers theyre retarded for praising you for some shitty thing is why I say you have no integrity. If you rated a whopper the same or even more than a filet Mignon in quality taste etc etc then youd have to be retarded.

Now if I drew some sloppy ass stick figure I thought was FUN then thats fine. If I submitted it to an art museum and it got lauded and praised then I would raise an eyebrow and have INTEGRITY to say to all of them "Its just a stickman. What is wrong with you all? Its fine if you like it but holy shit there's a shitload of better things around here and this really isnt that impressive!" But instead of doing THAT, you make more shit. I for one would feel guilty knowing that Im gettin praise for something half assed while other things that are done MUCH better get passed up over it. You still say you have some AMAZING original project your working on but I have yet to see it and I am almost doubtful it exists.

And Ill tell you right now, I have certainly learned more about animating, color theory, etc from TALKING to people and applying it to animation in my spare time as well as going to college rather than working on some half-assed cartoon, releasing it and being happy about the praise it gets. Its certainly not impossible to learn while you work somewhere else. You dont have to be dependent on the money from NG. People like you and IllWill hungry for more money, using it as funding, exploiting the fantasies that occur in those adolecents minds, is what is keeping Newgrounds from truly developing.

Anyway Im really tired of being this gay so I think Im done. I refuse to talk about this anymore. Who gives a shit
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« Reply #74 on: November 28, 2008 03:34 PM »
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you dont tell your viewers theyre retarded for praising you for some shitty thing
actually ive seen ego call out his fans on this before. he has mentioned the fact that his flashes get undue praise due to his immense popularity. ive seen it in comments and news posts.

but ego, if you are working on original projects on the side just as passionately as you work on the awesome stuff, why not make it known?

if you were to send a message to your fanbase that original content holds more value than unoriginal content, you really could make a difference. your fans are an extremely close-minded bunch (again, read the reviews on metal gear funnies for proof) but they fucking worship you and the ground you walk on. if you could change even a few of their minds about what constitutes a quality flash animation, it would be worth it
I have more of a life writing this review at 1145 pm than you guys do making these movies. . .

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« Reply #75 on: November 28, 2008 03:36 PM »
That fag up there ZekeySpaceyLizard raises a few interesting points.

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« Reply #76 on: November 28, 2008 03:39 PM »
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Quote from: egoraptor
I mean, most of you who want to become animators in the future, your plan is to work under a company, right? You're not just going to make original animations and hope someday they take off, you have a plan. So how is that different, at all? So, because you don't like it so much, it makes you more passionate about your original work?
lmao

I realize that sounded kind of lame. I wasn't implying that is the only way to go, but that it is a way people commonly think of as the "right" or "safe" or "realistic" one. Making original animations and hoping someday they take off would be phenomenal and it is certainly a sweet goal to aspire to.
you sure about that

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Magnetic Navigation By Birds, Animals and Sea Creatures:
One of the first concrete signs that animals can tap into the magnetic field was observed, as in many great discoveries in science, by chance. It was the fall of 1957, and Hans Fromme, a researcher at the Frankfurt Zoological Institute in Germany, noticed that several European robins he kept in a cage were becoming restless and were fluttering up into the southwestern part of the cage. There was nothing unusual about it, it was known that migrating birds in cages become edgy at that time of year, and European robins in Germany migrate southwestwards to Spain to over winter. What made it striking was that the birds were in a shuttered room. They could see neither visual landmarks, nor their fellow, non-captive robins, nor the sun or stars, which were known to serve them as navigational aids. Clearly they were acting on something invisible, and Fromme deduced it must be the Earth's magnetic field.
Careful tests with homing pigeons and other birds displaying the ability to judge direction show that the birds are affected by changing magnetic fields. If birds are released at places where the earth's magnetic field is anomalously strong, their homing ability is entirely disrupted. Magnetic storms do the same.
Numerous experiments undertaken have shown that many living things avail themselves of the magnetic field. Organisms as diverse as hamsters, salamanders, sparrows, rainbow trout, spiny lobsters and bacteria all do it, everything from fruit flies to frogs.
How do we know organisms have this ability? There are some standard methods to test for it. Small coils placed near the birds' heads to create unnatural magnetic fields do disturb the ability of pigeons to find home. In another experiment, 24 blind mole rats were trained to reach a goal box at the end of a complex labyrinth. When all had mastered the task, half the rats were let do it again under the natural field and half under a reversed field. The latter rats' performance fell far short of that achieved by their magnetically unmanipulated fellows.
A step further than the blind mole rat, other animals use the magnetic field like we do the Global Positioning System, to determine their location on the surface of the Earth and using that to negotiate unseen pathways during migration. Kenneth and Catherine Lohmann of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and their team have shown through many experiments that during their 8,000-mile migration around the Atlantic Ocean, young loggerhead sea turtles can detect not only the field's intensity but also its inclination. The turtles use these two pieces of information, which vary at every point on the planet's surface, as navigational markers that help them advance along their migratory route
Geomagnetic Dynamo- A Driving Force for Earth’s Magnetic Field:
Albert Einstein described the problem of the origin of the Earth's magnetic field as being one of the five most important unsolved problems in physics. However it is commonly believed that fluid dynamos in the Earth’s mantle produce the Earth’s magnetic field. We know, from our elementary knowledge of Physics that an electric current passing through a metal wire produces a magnetic field around that wire. Likewise, a wire passing through a magnetic field creates an electric current within the wire. This is the basic principle that allows electric motors and generators to operate.
To understand what's happening, we have to take a trip ... to the center of the Earth where the magnetic field is produced. At the heart of our planet lies a solid iron ball, about as hot as the surface of the sun. Researchers call it "the inner core." It's really a world within a world. The inner core is 70% as wide as the moon. It spins at its own rate, as much as 0.2° of longitude per year faster than the Earth above it, and it has its own ocean: a very deep layer of liquid iron known as "the outer core."
Earth's magnetic field comes from this ocean of iron, which is an electrically conducting fluid in constant motion. Sitting atop the hot inner core, the liquid outer core seethes like water in a pan on a hot stove. The outer core also has "hurricanes"--whirlpools powered by the Coriolis forces of Earth's rotation. These complex motions generate our planet's magnetism and the process called the dynamo effect.
Earth’s Inconstant Magnetic Field:
Scientists have long known that the magnetic pole moves. James Ross located the pole for the first time in 1831 after an exhausting arctic journey during which his ship got stuck in the ice for four years. No one returned until the next century. In 1904, Roald Amundsen found the pole again and discovered that it had moved--at least 50 km since the days of Ross.
There is a good deal of evidence that the Earth's magnetic field does, and has, reversed many times in the Earth's history, but it is very difficult to use this information to directly answer the question of "Why”. Part of the answer to this question lies in the equations of dynamos. For each solution that yields a magnetic field of normal polarity there exists another solution that yields a field of reversed polarity. This argument only allows for the possibility of two separate polarities however, and has not explained the reason that the magnetic poles actually do reverse.

But then, Professor Gary Glatzmaier and Paul Roberts at University of California created a supercomputer model of Earth's interior using the equations of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), a branch of physics dealing with conducting fluids and magnetic fields. Their software heats the inner core, stirs the metallic ocean above it, and then calculates the resulting magnetic field. They run their code for hundreds of thousands of simulated years and watch what happens. What they see mimics the real Earth. The magnetic field waxes and wanes, poles drift and, occasionally, flip. They learnt that change is normal. The source of the field, the outer core, is itself seething, swirling, turbulent. Professor Glatzmaier noticed that the changes detected on our planet's surface are a sign of that inner chaos.
Therefore, those scientists in the know—palaeomagnetists, to be exact—expect that perhaps sometime in the future, compass needle will start pointing south rather than north. This is not alarming at all. These reversals happen on average only about once every 250,000 years, and they take hundreds of years to complete so species have time to accommodate to the change.
Magnetosphere:
The greatest blessing of geomagnetism is the magnetosphere, the region above the ionosphere in which the magnetic field of the earth has a dominant control over the motions of gas and fast charged particles. In spite of its name, the magnetosphere is quite non-spherical. The boundary of the magnetosphere, “magnetopause”, is roughly bullet shaped. Magnetopause behaves roughly like a droplet of liquid exposed to supersonic flow. The magnetopause will ripple, flap, and sometimes droplets will break off. It is the location where the outward magnetic pressure of the Earth's magnetic field is counterbalanced by the solar wind, a fast outflow of hot plasma from the sun in all directions. Most of the solar particles are deflected to either side of the magnetopause, much like water is deflected before the bow of a ship. However, some particles become trapped within the Earth's magnetic field and form radiation belts. An additional feature is a collision-free bow shock which forms in the solar wind. Bow shock is the boundary at which the solar wind abruptly drops as a result of its approach to the magnetopause. The particles making up the solar wind follow spiral paths along magnetic field lines. The velocity of each particle as it gyrates around a field line can be treated similarly to a thermal velocity in an ordinary gas, and in an ordinary gas, the mean thermal velocity is roughly the speed of sound. At the bow shock, the bulk forward velocity of the wind drops below the speed at which the particles are corkscrewing. We say that the bulk velocity of the fluid,in this case, the solar wind, drops from "supersonic" to "subsonic".

This means a severe weakening or disappearing of magnetic field would lay us open to the harmful radiations from the sun.
Measuring the Earth’s Magnetic Field:
Measurements of the Earth's magnetic field are continually made around the world at magnetic observatories and data is collected from various oceanographic, land and even satellites surveys. There are two obvious reasons for doing this.
In the study of the Earth's history, very few physical quantities have left any record that can be measured today. The study of seismology and the Earth's gravity field have revealed many secrets about the Earth's interior, but there is no way to examine that how these measurements may have, or are, changing with time. Measurements that can be examined through time are extremely important to make inferences about what the Earth may have been like in the past. Therefore scientists run magnetic surveys to attempt to model what the structure is like beneath the ground. When palaeomagnetists measure the magnetic field, they actually measure a combination of the Earth's background magnetic field and variations that are being caused by near-surface changes in the magnetic properties of the underlying rocks. Many rock types contain sufficient magnetic minerals to produce significant magnetic anomalies.
Magnetic surveying can thus be used for a broad range of applications, from small-scale engineering or archaeological surveys, to large-scale surveys to investigate regional geological structure.
By Muhammad Azeem, (M.Phil) Nanotechnology Lab., Physics Department, Govt. College University Lahore, Pakistan.

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« Reply #78 on: November 28, 2008 03:45 PM »
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actually ive seen ego call out his fans on this before. he has mentioned the fact that his flashes get undue praise due to his immense popularity. ive seen it in comments and news posts

Okay well forget wat I said bout dat then!

But I would just stop makin em afterward, thats me though
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« Reply #79 on: November 28, 2008 03:54 PM »
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Anyway most people your age and my age have bills to pay, but Id rather work at a job that I may or may not like to pay those bills while I work on something with effort and passion rather then get paid to make shitty vg parodies that are plagerized art in every sense. The fact that you have fun making them is proof enough about my statement on your integrity.

This is where I heartily disagree, for points I've mostly already said, but I am learning a lot more about animation, comedic timing, color theory and all of that from animating shitty video game parodies that are plagiarized art in every way than I would working at McDonalds. I think if you're going to waste time making money, waste it efficiently.

And I really don't see why the shitty job scenario is any different. I am still working on my original projects on the side just as passionately. See, I think your view is very narrow minded because you're assuming that by enjoying making a video game parody I am incapable of feeling artistic integrity about something original and fresh. As if, if instead I hated doing it, but I had to in order to live, it'd be okay. Like I said, it's only a part of me that doesn't consume who I am. If you really liked that side job as a programmer or whatever, does that make you incapable of feeling integrity? Moreover, if you get a hired animation job with some company making some stupid Winx show or whatever, and you had to just to pay the bills, and hey, maybe you found out it was fun to do, does that make you incapable of feeling integrity for your original work?

I mean, most of you who want to become animators in the future, your plan is to work under a company, right? You're not just going to make original animations and hope someday they take off, you have a plan. So how is that different, at all? So, because you don't like it so much, it makes you more passionate about your original work?

We are human beings, we're not 1 dimensional programmed robots. I enjoy a Burger King Whopper and I enjoy Filet Mignon. And sometimes I want a Whopper over a filet. I don't have to be super passionate about filet mignon just because it's better and had more effort put into it.

You COMPLETELY missed what I said but holy shit if I argue anymore about any of this I will feel really gay

But Ill do it anyway!

The fact you enjoy doing that shit AND you dont tell your viewers theyre retarded for praising you for some shitty thing is why I say you have no integrity. If you rated a whopper the same or even more than a filet Mignon in quality taste etc etc then youd have to be retarded.

Now if I drew some sloppy ass stick figure I thought was FUN then thats fine. If I submitted it to an art museum and it got lauded and praised then I would raise an eyebrow and have INTEGRITY to say to all of them "Its just a stickman. What is wrong with you all? Its fine if you like it but holy shit there's a shitload of better things around here and this really isnt that impressive!" But instead of doing THAT, you make more shit. I for one would feel guilty knowing that Im gettin praise for something half assed while other things that are done MUCH better get passed up over it. You still say you have some AMAZING original project your working on but I have yet to see it and I am almost doubtful it exists.

And Ill tell you right now, I have certainly learned more about animating, color theory, etc from TALKING to people and applying it to animation in my spare time as well as going to college rather than working on some half-assed cartoon, releasing it and being happy about the praise it gets. Its certainly not impossible to learn while you work somewhere else. You dont have to be dependent on the money from NG. People like you and IllWill hungry for more money, using it as funding, exploiting the fantasies that occur in those adolecents minds, is what is keeping Newgrounds from truly developing.

Anyway Im really tired of being this gay so I think Im done. I refuse to talk about this anymore. Who gives a shit

Please! I have admitted time and time again that the art in my animations is nothing to be proud of! But, there is more to it than just the quality of animation, and I am not allowed to be proud of it? So, if I make anything, and then there's something better, I have to reroute people? That's ridiculous. I only finish awesome cartoons that I personally think are funny. They make me laugh, and that's what people like about them. I am not going to have people telling me they're hilarious and then tell them they're stupid and go watch Brakenwood. That's rude, and I don't even believe in that idea. If someone says "hey, the art in this was good!" I blow the whistle, sure, but if someone merely enjoys it, I can't even support that? I enjoy it, myself. I am proud of it. I wouldn't make it if I wasn't.

Who am I to say what is better, anyway? That's just mean to tell people they're stupid for liking my stuff over other stuff, I think. It's their taste.

I disagree with your idea of integrity completely, and I think it uses the same principles that I'm accused of taking advantage of, except backwards.

For example, your Brawl Funnies bit is gut busting, I've seen it like 20 times. I'm sure you made it because you thought it was funny, too, but it's obviously horribly animated. If it all the sudden got popular, you denounce it, saying it's stupid, and not to like it, and go watch something else. I just think that's dishonest. There's more to what we do than the purest of art. We can have fun and allow people to join in our fun, too.

My cartoons aren't being hung up in a museum, they're being shown on Newgrounds.

But you know, you're right, I have feelings of remorse. And I do get feelings of "what the fuck" when somebody 10's Metal Gear Awesome but gives a 4 to like something amazing. But that's just stuff I keep to myself. I don't want to be mean to fans. That's not me. I'm just not a mean guy. I don't believe in telling people what's good and what's not, that's up to them to decide.

You know, I get fanart of awesome Snake, and I say to myself "I am not proud of this" and wish so bad that people would appreciate my own characters and not my 'awesome' stuff, but, you know, all in due time, hopefully. I'm aware of what I'm doing, but I don't believe it's as bad as you do.