Congratulations! To the new 2007 MobyUsers that have made it to the 2007 Top Contributors Hall of Fame:
The MG 2007 Hall of Fame consists of:
and no Indonesians. :p
Additional info: 2 confirmed females; 48 unconfirmed males; 21 approvers; 2 admins, 9 gold star members.
Happy New Year!
A big WELL DONE to MacBlack 14396 in one year, wow. Well done to all the others in the list especially the 2 Australians. Go Aussie!!
Indra was here Wrote:
He's Macs Black, I think.
But MacBlack sounds cool too.
And thanks for the congratulations. I take it as an encouragement to do much more contribution work.
So, no "Goodbye" thread from me, in near future! You can be sure of that.
Indra was here Wrote:
Heh, it's impressive how time passes and your Math skills still suck, Indra! We have three admins among the top 50. And by the way, I'm confirming my "malehood". =P
Wow, congrats to everybody. I'm proud of being Brazilian with such contributors as Macs Black by my side. And I'm also proud of DJP Mom, who started contributing after reading a thread where we discussed how one could earn easy points by rating points. Look at her now, top 50 and an approver!
I'd like to mention that St. Martyne and DreinIX wasn't just good additions to our contribution ranks, but also to our forums! And if vgmuseum is also responsible for the homonym site, well, he's surely doing a nice job helping us out!
And a happy new year to everybody!
(Edited by Indra was here (15038), Jan 01, 2008)Re: 2007 Top New MobyUsers!
Indra was here (15038), Jan 01, 2008
Remember the last time we did something like this, you did all the counting Gui. :p See what happens when you let me do all the counting?
Indra was here Wrote:
And that's why you are the lawyer and I am the Psychologist... no, wait!
That Macs Black is really something. I believe I saw in a post somewhere that he got 5000 points only in the first two months. Just remembered. It was a post for Sciere becoming no1 contributor and I believe it was initiated by JazzOleg the place where I saw it. But I haven't seen this guy in the forums. Probably that's why he has so many points. He doesn't waste his time here - lol.
Mom I was shocked to see your name today at the item that was sent back to me. Never thought you wanted to become an approver. I totally lost it.
About me, well, honestly while I hate the 1/3 of my submissions I'm quite proud for the 1/3 of the others and there is also the 1/3 that remains and that I don't care about. Now that Jeanne told me that you don't get any points for re-submitting covers I'll try to redeem myself, at least in that department.
Don't know about vgmuseum. Haven't seen him/her in the forums. Anyway congratulations to you too!
Looks like Santa Martyne became St Martyne again and changed back to his former self. I mean avatar -lol. Hope you write more reviews. I like reading them.
P.S.And I'm here to stay unless a plane crashes on my bed or a car falls on my head from the terrace of a building or an earthquake happens at the place where I'm standing or eh well you get the idea...
Wow, thanks for the congratulations, and my own to all the people who contributed this year!
And, DreinIX, please don't mind the WIP-ing - as a new approver I'm just trying to be thorough :-)
Edit: A big ditto on this - "I'd like to mention that St. Martyne and DreinIX wasn't just good additions to our contribution ranks, but also to our forums!"
I don't mind at all. As I said I was surprised to see that you became an approver that's all.
I thank you all for the kind words, and I wish a wonderful year for everyone!
Yes, there are only two Swedes. And I am stuck between them.
Man, this made my day. Poor guy... stuck between two Swedes... I'm still laughing :))
What, am I still on the top 2007 list? Amazing... looks like 2008 is going to be the first year without an Israeli top-50 guy since 2001... unless some of my compatriots step in, which is unlikely :(
The American-Canadian-German lead is not surprising. But do pay attention to the Brazilian rush. All those Brazilian top guys emerged during the last three years only. Maybe even two.
By the way, we don't seem to have Ukraine as a supported country. That's not okay.
YID YANG Wrote:
What do you talking about? :)
I see it's supported now... Before it wasn't there, you know. So St. Martyne had to write "Other" on his About Me page.
I even received personal notification. Thanks to everyone involved! It looks great.
Well done all! 2008 will be the year that I will attempt to provide screenshots on Commodore, VIC20, C64 and Amiga games. The question is...who will be my competition?
Congratulations to everyone!
Though I think it's a little strange that there are more Germans than Brits and no French in the Top 50.
Supernintendo Chalmers Wrote:
Actually I've been wondering if we actually have any French users in MG? I haven't noticed any as of yet....
Not until we get Oric Atmos support and flesh out our CPC library at least 8)
Yea, for some reason the Oric (and Thompson MO5) were very popular in France, as was the Amstrad/Schneider CPC. We've got loads of French-language Amstrad games added already, mainly from POMAH.
French TVs use SECAM instead of PAL, so systems which only output PAL video wouldn't have colour on French TVs. On the other hand, SCART was introduced very early in France, so systems with RGB, such as Oric or Amstrad, would have very good picture on a domestic TV.
This has been a very educational aside; unfortunately one that will leave most Moby users scratching their heads.
"Merci beaucoup" to Martin Smith for remembering me. French games are very stand-alone and attractive ones. Playing the games in not native languages is the way to learn or study these languages as well. I as a contributor of the most French-speaking games in moby was really surprised of this fact because I may say that I don't know this language at all. :-))) Even Belgian Frenchman Sciere helped me to set the accents for the letters and described why this language is "most romantic" in the world. Thanks to all of you (lads and lasses) again!!! :-)
Hey! So you're not from Russia after all! It's nice to see a fellow countryman here. And I see you have broken a grand 10000. Nice work! ;-)
Much appreciated. I am however not French at all, it's just another second language, Dutch being my native one.
Isn't Belgium divided between Flemish and Walloon? (and which group is more French?)
It is, there are more Flemish people than Walloons, pretty much 60%/40%. Flemish people have Dutch as the first language, the Walloons have French. Both are official Belgian languages together with German (just a small part). They have little in common and don't know much about each other, other than living in the same country, each in their own region. This leads to endless debates about the "language borders" and it just took more than 6 months to agree on a new government coalition for our federal state. The main issue is Flanders being much richer than the south and having to support them endlessly. Separatism lurks around the corner all the time and politicians who openly work together to support the other region are punished for it in the next election.
A peaceful split like Czechoslovakia in the next decade is far from impossible.
Yeah POMAH, congrats for the 10,000 points!
Indra was here Wrote:
Take a look at the 2008 top contributors list.
The lack of British contributors is a pity - Britain has a rich history of games design, and the contribution language won't be a problem. Maybe people are put off by seeing American titles first (even for British-developed games), American English language throughout, and a lot of (especially early) content written as if only the US/PC exist.
In a way, Martin, you make up for that lack. ;-)
Игги Друге Wrote:
Especially in the Spectrum department. Trying to figure out the archaic game mechanics of many of these games isn't easy. Adding Shadow Fire literally gave me a headache, even though the manual was available online.
Too bad that there aren't anybody from Norway on that list. That would make my day.