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Why don't we use youtube?

...to spread the revolution, our thoughts, etc.

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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

cause we'd get comments like this:

"wow your stupid do you not understand what the school system does for you duh"

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

I was JUST about to post something like this, I personally think this is a good idea, no matter what the comments, maybe we might find some more people like us who haven't found this site yet

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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

Yeah, I think video would be a really good way to spread the word. What percentage of people, even if they feel the same way, actually google "i hate school"? Video would reach a lot more people.

And youtube is just one way to distribute it.

I think the key is to not come off as just whining. It would be awesome to have some dramatized video (acted) that illustrates how bad it is and what some of the alternatives are. I'm developing some ideas but it's complicated to film something that has multiple actors, a good script, etc. Another option would be to have interviews. Or some really funny stuff, that tends to get distributed.

Video has been discussed before on here, but I don't think anything came of it. Anyone interested in trying something?
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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

Well, I did a youth rights vid once and didn't get a single opposing comment (of course, half of them were from SS members, but nobody else would know that...).

I think Buenaventura Durruti is a pretty cool guy. eh kills fascists and doesnt afraid of ruins.
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Hmmm... I remember how I found this site, when I first started challenging the way the school system was, I got so mad at how injustified it was, so I typed in "unschooling" at youtube and this woman name Dayna Martin was talking about it and then thats where I got my start to alternative education (which I'm trying to achieve) so I went to google and typed up "i hate school" and then I went to this site and what I found was that this place was my calling... Biggrin

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Youtube is pro-censorship. They'll prolly take that video down before many people can see it.

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Fire Elf Wrote:Youtube is pro-censorship. They'll prolly take that video down before many people can see it.
A perfect opportunity. People will always be more eager to watch something if it's been censored somewhere. Just release it somewhere else and use the censorship to earn some sympathy.

I think Buenaventura Durruti is a pretty cool guy. eh kills fascists and doesnt afraid of ruins.
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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

Lets make a youtube channel on it Smile

Call it antischool or school-survival or something

Also have a link to this site on the channel

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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

Detrimental Bane Wrote:Lets make a youtube channel on it Smile

Call it antischool or school-survival or something

Also have a link to this site on the channel

this is something that would work. we could have different kinds of videos too. ones the just tell them our beliefs and where we stand on school. others could be videos sent in that show how school really is. our like prevously mentioned reinactments.

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

classclown Wrote:
Detrimental Bane Wrote:Lets make a youtube channel on it Smile

Call it antischool or school-survival or something

Also have a link to this site on the channel

this is something that would work. we could have different kinds of videos too. ones the just tell them our beliefs and where we stand on school. others could be videos sent in that show how school really is. our like prevously mentioned reinactments.

Win post is win

But who would run the account and make the vids?

I'm pretty sure barely anyone us live near someone else on this site, maybe a slideshow on powerpoint with music?

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slideshows with music would be good. but if anyone on the site can animate we could make little cartoons on it. make a series on it maybe. like one could be " stories of kids vs. the teacher". it would make the average kid atleast click on it.

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

shall we inform Soul about our intentions?

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go for it and i would add a link to this thread to so she can get the basics of the plan fast and easy.

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

I like the idea of making a channel for ss. One or a few people could administer it.

Also, don't forget all the other video sharing sites around, too. For example, http://vimeo.com and http://blip.tv It wouldn't hurt to make accounts on a few. These other sites have less visitors but they also have less trash on them to compete with, and higher quality video.

The big question is the content, though...
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I abseloutely 100% agree with this. As popular as Youtube is, I think it's a great place to spread the word. I would like to run the account, but I don't have an email, and I might neglect it. (I only have an actual computer 5 days every 2 weeks) However, PowerPoint is my specialty, supply me with stuff to use in it (ONLY PM it to me) and I'll gladly make one. I say Soul should run it because hey, if she can organize a site like this, she would kick ass on a Youtube channel.

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The Avenger Wrote:I say Soul should run it because hey, if she can organize a site like this, she would kick ass on a Youtube channel.
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The Avenger Wrote:I abseloutely 100% agree with this. As popular as Youtube is, I think it's a great place to spread the word. I would like to run the account, but I don't have an email, and I might neglect it. (I only have an actual computer 5 days every 2 weeks) However, PowerPoint is my specialty, supply me with stuff to use in it (ONLY PM it to me) and I'll gladly make one. I say Soul should run it because hey, if she can organize a site like this, she would kick ass on a Youtube channel.

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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

Um. Guys? I never watch anything on Youtube, I don't even have flash installed, so I really don't see myself running anything on Youtube. I also have bandwidth caps, so I don't really want to go around uploading large files.

I think it's a great idea though, but I'm not the right person for the job.

Some of the videos would have to be funny and entertaining to draw people in, and if they want more info then they watch the more serious ones.

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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

ok well i think it should be a few people running it. not just one

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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SoulRiser Wrote:Um. Guys? I never watch anything on Youtube, I don't even have flash installed, so I really don't see myself running anything on Youtube. I also have bandwidth caps, so I don't really want to go around uploading large files.

I think it's a great idea though, but I'm not the right person for the job.

Some of the videos would have to be funny and entertaining to draw people in, and if they want more info then they watch the more serious ones.

Wasn't exactly counting on that, but, eh, no plans ever go 100% right. I still say that a well-known person on this site should run the channel (if we get one). Rebelnerd, maybe? What about Puchiko? We need people who are willing to discuss the true horrors of school with everyone else, instead of saying "OMFG SKOOL SUX!!!!!!11" and making everyone think we're just another bunch of "troubled teens" who "defy the system without really seeing how good it is" and shit like that.

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Meh, I doubt we'd get anything out with youtubes corporate bullshit. They'd probably censor our videos. Watch this...

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i dont understand mentioning hulu. ive been to hulu they would be taking steps backwards going on youtube.

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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classclown Wrote:i dont understand mentioning hulu. ive been to hulu they would be taking steps backwards going on youtube.

Nah I don't really like them. But looking at the changes they're making, it appears they are merging. The ads are ruining everything.
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idk google owns youtube and by the video all i see is them trying to sell it

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

Hulu is quite a different kind of site than youtube... Hulu is basically for established tv shows, youtube is whatever-you-want-to-upload (subject to certain rules.)

Anyway, with any video it's worth uploading to multiple video-sharing sites. Youtube is worth using because it's the most popular, but the others have benefits as well. A video or series could become extremely popular on one but not another for whatever reason.

So, SoulRiser suggested funny videos... anyone have ideas? In addition to funny vids, I think engaging drama can also get people's interest, or a mix of comedy and drama. One thing that could be done a lot of different ways is an argument/fight/discussion between a kid and parent about school, as a way of showing pros vs. cons. It could be funny, serious, or a mix. There are a million ways it could be done. Of course, requires an adult (though not necessarily!)
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Re: Why don't we use youtube?

Several people managing one channel is probably the best way to go. I will help manage the channel, but I am no good with making videos. Anyone else in?
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im for it i can do basic maintence and other stuff.

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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We still need people to make the videos.
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the avenger said he could do power points. all we need if he well do it is some animators and someone who could down load videos easily.

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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