The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby TnAdct1 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:05 pm

Warlike Swans wrote:Out of curiosity, do you recall if "Crazy Maybe" played in Romance or Comedy?

That video was played in the Comedy category.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Brakus » Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:06 pm

Here's the ballot with all the finalists and their entries:

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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby VivifxAMV » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:09 pm

>< Best in show! :ying: I am really honored haha. This was such a lovely weekend with that news, and getting to see the season 3 premier of MLP.

*bronies on* Although if I keep winning all these contests Vic is coordinating, someone might suspect something is suspicious.... :uhoh:

Congrats to all the winners!
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby VicBond007 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:39 pm

I'm VicBond and I approve of this list.

Brakus wrote:I had live-blogged the results on my Facebook. The results were:

Trailer/Parody:
2nd- "The Avengers Live TV" by EimiJ7
1st- "Spiral Rangers" by snapxynith

Drama/Serious:
2nd- "7 Days" by drewaconclusion
1st- "Save the World" by milkmandan & maganate

Action:
2nd- "Naruto Ball Z Shippuuden" by RDS (Castor Troy)
1st- "All Hallow's Odd" by Warlike Swans

Romance/Sentimental:
2nd- "Beyond the Slope" by StarTrinity009
1st- "BFB" by Jump Cut Productions

Upbeat:
2nd- "Hands Up!" by Drabazz
1st- "Once Upon a Time in Russia" by Vlad Pohnert

Comedy:
2nd- "Kount Krausula" by drewaconclusion
1st- "Mother's Day Special" by l33tm33twad

Best in Show: "PonyNote" by VivifxAMV

Iron Editor: Erika Thompson (retains championship)

Interesting way the winners of Action and Comedy turned out -- at the end of the first count, there was a tie in the Action category. So the votes were recounted, and at the end of the second count, there was a definitive winner in Action but a tie in Comedy. Instead of counting for a 3rd time, the scores were averaged out in each category, and the winner edged out the runner-up by 1/2 vote. For what it's worth, I voted for "All Hallow's Odd" for Action. Who says your vote doesn't count in these things?

Anyway, congrats to all the winners. And also, thank you to the 15-or-so people that voted for my video in Action, even though I had no chance of placing in the top 2. :) :)

BTW, let me share a moment from Sunday's Random AMV showing: "Pony Bebop" plays, and a part of the audience groans in disapproval. Amanda and I laughed uncontrollably - such a perfect reaction. Later on, VicBond plays a Firefly mock OP set to Cowboy Bebop, then immediately plays a parody of that set to My Little Pony. I turn around and yell "DAMMIT VIC!" and the other few editors started laughing. :) So it just goes to show that not every Pony parody has been made... yet.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby l33tmeatwad » Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:42 pm

Brakus wrote:I had live-blogged the results on my Facebook.

That's what Twitter is for...letting the public know fail :dino:

VivifxAMV wrote:*bronies on* Although if I keep winning all these contests Vic is coordinating, someone might suspect something is suspicious.... :uhoh:

Don't worry, Vic's secret is out of the bag, we all know he's a Brony :nono:
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:52 am

Cool... I beat out Hand up and it beat me out at Anime Vegas |:> Awesome! Spread the wealth I say!

Congrads to the winners.. looking forward now to next years new batch of AMVs :wink:

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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby VivifxAMV » Wed Nov 14, 2012 2:52 am

VivifxAMV wrote:*bronies on* Although if I keep winning all these contests Vic is coordinating, someone might suspect something is suspicious.... :uhoh:

Don't worry, Vic's secret is out of the bag, we all know he's a Brony :nono:[/quote]

Oh I know XP That's why he's the best. He's up there with coolest moments of my life where I won Best in Show at Otakon and I was like "Can I give you a hug?" And he was like "Nah, but you can give me a bro-hoof".

Major Pony Swag right there. Sonic rainbows were going on in the background everything became 20% cooler. It was just that legit of a moment.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Brakus » Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:28 am

l33tmeatwad wrote:
Brakus wrote:I had live-blogged the results on my Facebook.

That's what Twitter is for...letting the public know fail :dino:


But my tweets are private, and I didn't bother to un-protect them just for AUSA.

VivifxAMV wrote:*bronies on* Although if I keep winning all these contests Vic is coordinating, someone might suspect something is suspicious.... :uhoh:

Don't worry, Vic's secret is out of the bag, we all know he's a Brony :nono:


Yeah, apparently he doesn't do AMVs anymore. He just does parody OPs using ponies.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby l33tmeatwad » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:59 pm

VivifxAMV wrote:And he was like "Nah, but you can give me a bro-hoof".

You got jipped...you should have gotten this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm5HDx16U0I
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Miracle_Falcon » Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:00 pm

Warlike Swans wrote:
Brakus wrote:
Interesting way the winners of Action and Comedy turned out -- at the end of the first count, there was a tie in the Action category. So the votes were recounted, and at the end of the second count, there was a definitive winner in Action but a tie in Comedy. Instead of counting for a 3rd time, the scores were averaged out in each category, and the winner edged out the runner-up by 1/2 vote. For what it's worth, I voted for "All Hallow's Odd" for Action. Who says your vote doesn't count in these things?



Interesting, and thanks! (And I lost a contest earlier this year by a single vote during a tie-breaker. Single votes *do* carry weight in these things.)

Out of curiosity, do you recall if "Crazy Maybe" played in Romance or Comedy?

Congratulations to the other winners ^_^


Ha, sounds like you and I are in a similar boat. I submitted Freeze Ray/Phone/Microwave to romance and found it was in comedy, which makes enough sense - though competing against Pony Note and Mother Lover is rough.

Btw: I didn't see this kid myself, but a few of my friends sitting near me swear there was a kid dressed up as Trunks during the AMV contest. He was taken out by an adult just a little after the Mother Lover video played.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby l33tmeatwad » Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:07 pm

Miracle_Falcon wrote:Btw: I didn't see this kid myself, but a few of my friends sitting near me swear there was a kid dressed up as Trunks during the AMV contest. He was taken out by an adult just a little after the Mother Lover video played.

Hahahahaha... :rofl:

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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby VicBond007 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:01 pm

Miracle_Falcon wrote:Btw: I didn't see this kid myself, but a few of my friends sitting near me swear there was a kid dressed up as Trunks during the AMV contest. He was taken out by an adult just a little after the Mother Lover video played.


I can confirm that this did indeed happen Friday night. I believe they left right after Drew's Song of the Count video.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Rider4Z » Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:30 pm

VicBond007 wrote:
Miracle_Falcon wrote:Btw: I didn't see this kid myself, but a few of my friends sitting near me swear there was a kid dressed up as Trunks during the AMV contest. He was taken out by an adult just a little after the Mother Lover video played.


I can confirm that this did indeed happen Friday night. I believe they left right after Drew's Song of the Count video.

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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby drewaconclusion » Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:26 pm

Brakus wrote:Drama/Serious:
2nd- "7 Days" by drewaconclusion
1st- "Save the World" by milkmandan & maganate

Comedy:
2nd- "Kount Krausula" by drewaconclusion
1st- "Mother's Day Special" by l33tm33twad

DOUBLE RUNNER-UP ALL THE WAY!
Sorry, couldn't resist the double rainbow reference...

Congratulations to everyone!

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Miracle_Falcon wrote:Btw: I didn't see this kid myself, but a few of my friends sitting near me swear there was a kid dressed up as Trunks during the AMV contest. He was taken out by an adult just a little after the Mother Lover video played.


I can confirm that this did indeed happen Friday night. I believe they left right after Drew's Song of the Count video.
That is hilariously awesome. :rofl:

Though not quite as epic as when a toddler ran up to Shin (in a pedobear suit) during the AWA roast of Shin.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby l33tmeatwad » Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:40 pm

drewaconclusion wrote:AWA

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