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July 20, 2011 3:56 AM   Subscribe

571 is out. I don't have time for the longest video ever on youtube. 48 hours is too much. 36 hours, 24 hours,... too much. 13 hours? Too long! I don't have time for 10 hours. On the other hand, this film seemed all too short. It reminded me of another film with some guy and a cat (although Part 2 was better) which I think I saw in an abstract movie about food.

Some statistics:
Dogs. 14 hours
Cats. 10 hours
Hamsters. 1 hour
posted by twoleftfeet (24 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
I tried to watch it but didn't have time to sit through the ad at the beginning.
posted by TedW at 4:15 AM on July 20, 2011


That's the long and short of it, I suppose.
posted by ShutterBun at 4:34 AM on July 20, 2011


"That guy" is named Charles Trippy, hes entertaining to watch to me.
posted by wheelieman at 4:48 AM on July 20, 2011


10-hour Epic Sax Guy is not to be missed.
posted by swift at 4:56 AM on July 20, 2011 [2 favorites]


tl;dw
posted by ShutterBun at 5:04 AM on July 20, 2011 [3 favorites]


People really should not be commenting in this thread unless they've watched the videos.
posted by Devils Rancher at 5:08 AM on July 20, 2011 [4 favorites]


People really should not be commenting in this thread unless they've watched the videos.

Won't comments be closed by then?
posted by TedW at 5:17 AM on July 20, 2011 [3 favorites]


I've watched parts of the videos. So I will leave part of a com
posted by Splunge at 5:20 AM on July 20, 2011 [4 favorites]


Kind of annoying.
posted by swift at 5:25 AM on July 20, 2011 [2 favorites]


How do they get such lengthy videos up there?
posted by inturnaround at 6:20 AM on July 20, 2011


nyan nyan nyan nyan
posted by biochemist at 6:23 AM on July 20, 2011


The first link is actually the latest installment of the Cremaster Cycle.
posted by brain_drain at 6:57 AM on July 20, 2011


Do any of these have a train ride in them?
posted by box at 7:09 AM on July 20, 2011 [2 favorites]


The long ones are awful. Agonizing and dull.

The short ones are awful. Harrowing and sharp.

From this observation, a general rule: If your film lacks story, structure, character, and any sort of technical competence, keep it short.
posted by notyou at 7:12 AM on July 20, 2011


Speaking of train rides, NRK recently produced a five-day-long video of the Norwegian Coastal ferry going up the coast in Norway from Bergen to Kirkenes. It's not on YouTube, but you can stream it here
posted by seawallrunner at 7:47 AM on July 20, 2011


Actually I kind of like [EPILEPSY WARNING] 517 run through the yooouuu. It's more visually interesting that its source. You could put that on a TV somewhere for a sort of ambient abstract kinetic arty thing you only had to mess with every fortnight and a half.
posted by BeerFilter at 8:33 AM on July 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


seawallrunner, your link is dead to/for me. Perhaps this is what you wanted to show?

Speaking of trains (7.5 days long).
posted by filthy light thief at 8:36 AM on July 20, 2011


nyan nyan nyan nyan

Fudge, I wasted my 100th comment on that.

In any case: 10 hours of Nyan Cat!
posted by biochemist at 8:55 AM on July 20, 2011


Someone over at Google that had lobbied oh so hard to get the time restrictions removed from youtube uploads is quietly weeping at his desk.
posted by Theta States at 10:28 AM on July 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


i'll be back to comment in 23 days and 19 hours so at least one of us will know what he's talking about
posted by pyramid termite at 12:47 PM on July 20, 2011


♪♫ There are 10,000 ways to love a cat... 10,000 loving ways... ♪♫
posted by Rhaomi at 3:02 PM on July 20, 2011 [1 favorite]


If your film lacks story, structure, character, and any sort of technical competence, keep it short." don't make it at all.

posted by Splunge at 5:11 PM on July 20, 2011


Someone over at Google that had lobbied oh so hard to get the time restrictions removed from youtube uploads is quietly weeping at his desk.

Nah, 10 hour Nyan cat makes it all worthwhile...
posted by wildcrdj at 5:15 PM on July 20, 2011


Kind of annoying.

Kind of amazing, too.
posted by SomaSoda at 7:36 PM on July 21, 2011


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