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#1 Offline T.C. - Posted February 11 2018 - 10:17 PM

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So, I paid one guy to animate me an intro for my channal, after not meeting 7 different deadlines, I got sick of that guy. I paid this guy on fiverr to do it, first time was a fail, and then he created me this... honestly I reviewed him well because it was a difficult request, but I'm not a fan. What y'all think?

 

Terrible???

 

     


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#2 Online nurbs - Posted February 11 2018 - 10:42 PM

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Not good if it was paid pro work, but if it was inexpensive or he didn't charge much, it is OK.  


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#3 Offline T.C. - Posted February 11 2018 - 10:44 PM

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Not good if it was paid pro work, but if it was inexpensive or he didn't charge much, it is OK.


Worth 50 bucks?

#4 Online nurbs - Posted February 11 2018 - 10:49 PM

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Ha yea. For sure.


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#5 Offline Kevin - Posted February 12 2018 - 3:13 AM

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Honestly, the last one was better. This is incredibly simple. While you cannot expect movie-grade animation for $50, I believe you could have gotten much better for your money.
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#6 Offline TennesseeAnts - Posted February 12 2018 - 5:02 AM

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Not a fan. To be completely honest it looks kinda cheesy and childish. 


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#7 Offline Hunter - Posted February 12 2018 - 5:06 AM

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why are they head butting the air


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#8 Offline noebl1 - Posted February 12 2018 - 5:42 AM

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Drop the alates flying part, and do the Bayside Ants logo intro (the last few seconds) and I think it looks good.  TBH I prefer short intros on channels and get annoyed at long ones; terrible attention span.

 

EDIT:  People coming to your channel will be going there already knowing you are doing something ants related.  So showing ants flying/etc to me seems superfluous.


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#9 Offline sgheaton - Posted February 12 2018 - 6:00 AM

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Boooooooooooooo


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#10 Offline Serafine - Posted February 12 2018 - 6:07 AM

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An intro doesn't need to be long or super fancy. Just look at the AC intro which is pretty short and simple but perfectly suited for the job.


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#11 Offline sgheaton - Posted February 12 2018 - 6:26 AM

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that's actually the specific one I was thinking about.

 

Short, clean, clear on the point. Can show literally anyone and they'd be able to deduce its most likely going to be about ants. 


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#12 Offline NikolaBale - Posted February 12 2018 - 6:46 AM

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Honestly imma be real its terrible (my opinion)


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#13 Offline Serafine - Posted February 12 2018 - 7:15 AM

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You could probably do something better yourself by just using MS Paint/Paint Net and Powerpoint.


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#14 Offline AntsMaryland - Posted February 12 2018 - 7:34 AM

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Agreed. It is awful. That is not worth $50. And does not look like to took much time to create. Might want to find someone different in the future to animate your intro.



#15 Offline Connectimyrmex - Posted February 12 2018 - 8:01 AM

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Not to be mean, but whoever created this needs a trip to animation school xD

Maybe your intro should just be a clip of ants foraging/eating, and ending with the final part of the animated intro (the Bayside Ants part)

 

 

By the way, awesome intro!


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#16 Offline Barristan - Posted February 12 2018 - 8:39 AM

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Well I'm not experienced enough in animations to judge if it was worth $50. But you can even create a nice looking intro without use of heavy cgi. Look at the intro of this video (from youtube channel of a German ant keeper)


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#17 Offline KBant - Posted February 12 2018 - 8:44 AM

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You biased everyone with your title and first post. You should have just posted it as title being: “YouTube Intro” and the question “I paid 50 bucks for this intro, worth it or not?” followed by the intro.

I already didn’t like it because you used the word terrible.

#18 Offline T.C. - Posted February 12 2018 - 8:47 AM

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Drop the alates flying part, and do the Bayside Ants logo intro (the last few seconds) and I think it looks good.  TBH I prefer short intros on channels and get annoyed at long ones; terrible attention span.

 

EDIT:  People coming to your channel will be going there already knowing you are doing something ants related.  So showing ants flying/etc to me seems superfluous.

Yeah, I'm just gonna edit it out and use the last part.

 

An intro doesn't need to be long or super fancy. Just look at the AC intro which is pretty short and simple but perfectly suited for the job.

I'm gonna avoid AC altogether.


You biased everyone with your title and first post. You should have just posted it as title being: “YouTube Intro” and the question “I paid 50 bucks for this intro, worth it or not?” followed by the intro.

I already didn’t like it because you used the word terrible.

Yeah, well that's because I think it's terrible.


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#19 Offline AntsMaryland - Posted February 12 2018 - 9:00 AM

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You biased everyone with your title and first post. You should have just posted it as title being: “YouTube Intro” and the question “I paid 50 bucks for this intro, worth it or not?” followed by the intro.

I already didn’t like it because you used the word terrible.

"Yeah, well that's because I think it's terrible" -T.C.

 

In all honesty, I think this thread is pointless. Having an opinion like you said knowing it is terrible, only caused turmoil in part of this forum. I don't think you need to cause "enragement" if you already have a set opinion. This post clearly was not meant for advice because you were clueless, you already knew what you thought and what everyone else was going to think. Good luck though!

 

-AntsMaryland


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#20 Offline T.C. - Posted February 12 2018 - 9:06 AM

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You biased everyone with your title and first post. You should have just posted it as title being: “YouTube Intro” and the question “I paid 50 bucks for this intro, worth it or not?” followed by the intro.

I already didn’t like it because you used the word terrible.

"Yeah, well that's because I think it's terrible" -T.C.

 

In all honesty, I think this thread is pointless. Having an opinion like you said knowing it is terrible, only caused turmoil in part of this forum. I don't think you need to cause "enragement" if you already have a set opinion. This post clearly was not meant for advice because you were clueless, you already knew what you thought and what everyone else was going to think. Good luck though!

 

-AntsMaryland

 

 

haha, Oh, I'm sorry. I'll try to avoid asking other opinions in the future. This is a discussion kid, on whether or not others think this is suitable for a video Intro or not. The opinions are gonna vary. And I'm glad I asked because I got the answers I wanted. The only post that's made or is going to make this thread go south is your comment.

 

Where is this "enragement"? :lol:

 

Edit: In other words, your comment here was the only "pointless" one. Next time you decide to attempt to derail a perfectly fine "Off Topic" thread, just keep it to yourself.


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