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Way to go Youtube, keep planning things to put giant morons on higher grounds.

Generation of Idiots, here we go.
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Boxxxy for president!!!!! wubsmiley.gif
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post #53 of 84
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Yea.... only on Youtube, screaming with rape jokes over games. How is that even going to translate over to mainstream tv? at all?

And also, there are certain services that sells subscribers and views for you, so.... it may be exaggerated.

The point is, his content doesn't deserved to be even on TV at all.

You don't have to be on mainstream tv to be a celebrity. Youtube IS mainstream. If you're popular on youtube you ARE already a celebrity
post #54 of 84
Another spectacularly stupid idea from youtube. The vomitous drivel I see from those front page youtube 'celebrities' makes the worst of my country's OTA programming almost bearable by comparison.

There is talent to be found on youtube, but it is a scant minority buried under overwhelming masses of tripe.
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post #55 of 84
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Way to go Youtube, keep planning things to put giant morons on higher grounds.

Generation of Idiots, here we go.

Aren't we already experiencing the Generation of Idiots?
post #56 of 84
[SARCASM] Cool, my 420yoloscope tages will finally reach the masses! [/SARCASM]

Bad idea is bad. I tolerate what is happening to YT, I mainly just watch Hill Climb and Time Attack Recaps along with whatever Chris Harris and DRIVE are doing. Other random stuff in behind that - I honestly don't think this will fare well.

Edit: Will every Episode begin was "Wasup guys?" tongue.gif
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Aren't we already experiencing the Generation of Idiots?

Indeed. But I fear that the next one will be beyond what we already know
post #58 of 84
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Originally Posted by ChronoBodi View Post

um, i do not know if Pewdiepie will be that well received outside of Youtube... just saying, imagine his screeching on TV.
i believe its ment more for artists like Lindsey Stirling
now if this is not professional work, i dont know what is

also there is a guy in my country of 5m who has over 500k subscribers and i guess its mostly kids and below 12, cause the things he does no one over 12 would do watch tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by s-x View Post

This is what happens when you take youtube trash and turn it into a TV series:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2114184/
2.5/10 rating
and then you have shows like these Video Game High School 7.6/10 rating
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2170584/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
just random episode of VGHS
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they are already "real" celebrities. a few of them can be spotted on mtv and late night talk shows
yes freddiew, author of VGHS was I believe on conan
post #59 of 84
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Originally Posted by ChronoBodi View Post

um, i do not know if Pewdiepie will be that well received outside of Youtube... just saying, imagine his screeching on TV.

...Please...anybody but Pewdiepie. He's annoying enough on YT, we don't need him on TV.

I'm not saying that nobody deserves a spot on TV but it should be reserved for people like FreddieW, since he actually makes some quality videos.
His Video Game High School series is definitely up to the challenge.
post #60 of 84

Youtube stars eh?

Then you have this.
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