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Submitted by flipCode, posted on August 11, 2001




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Assuming your web browser didn't explode while trying to load that enormous image, you'll have surely realized by now that today is the Image Of The Day's 2nd anniversary! Just before August 11th, 1999, I managed to talk Luke Hodorowicz into snapping a shot of his engine for a new feature I wanted to launch on flipCode. 2 years later, as Luke and I discussed ideas for the 2nd anniversary image, he suggested featuring them ALL at once. Take a moment to look over more than 450 reader-submitted images! That's a heck of a lot of pixels, many of them arranged in ways that've no doubt inspired us all.

Cheers to everyone who's featured an image here. Keep 'em coming!

-Kurt


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Kurt Miller

August 11, 2001, 06:03 AM

Its too dark! Not another terrain! What's the FPS? Where's the demo?

Ahem, now that we've got that out of the way... ;]

 
David Olsson

August 11, 2001, 06:15 AM

I remember most of them.... What a freak that makes me !!! :)

But jesus, how many lanscape shots are there in there.

 
Ingenu

August 11, 2001, 06:16 AM

Happy Birthday IOTD !! :)

 
fatgraham

August 11, 2001, 06:26 AM

that smiley face was/is the best one of the lot :]

 
iCodeSuk

August 11, 2001, 06:46 AM

If you take all those images, with the right program, and another image, you could make one of those collage effects. Or is that passť?

 
Ogotay

August 11, 2001, 06:48 AM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOOO YOOOOOUUU
HAPPY BIIIIRTHDAAAAAY MISTER PRE... ahem.. DEEEEAAAAAAR I-O-T-D
HAAAPPPYYY BIIIIRTHDAAAAAAY TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
YOOOOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

;)

 
thec

August 11, 2001, 06:59 AM

nice work

 
mattie

August 11, 2001, 07:09 AM

i can't click on every single screenshot to review the comments??!! :((

;-))

greets, i love this site

mattie

 
RCV

August 11, 2001, 07:18 AM

Ack I remember them all aswell.. Uhh eek :)

Happy anniversary!!!

 
Mace

August 11, 2001, 07:20 AM

wow, hehe.
hey! i remember these :)

 
TheDeathLord

August 11, 2001, 07:21 AM

Thanks Kurt, you rock.

 
Jolle

August 11, 2001, 07:27 AM

That's quite a few pictures squeezed togheter there :)

Ahhh... remember the start of the IOTD, it was somewhere around the day I first found this place. The IOTD is the feature which made me come back to flipcode every day since...

 
Stefan Karlsson

August 11, 2001, 07:28 AM

the TI-82 demo acctually was the best in 2 years.. pretty cool ;)

 
Tobias Franke

August 11, 2001, 08:03 AM

Ahhhh great stuff, Happy Birthday IOTD!!!!! I wonder what this place will look like in say 10 years...

PS: I also wonder what MC_Baxton's comment on this IOTD will be ;)

 
MK42

August 11, 2001, 08:07 AM

Ahhh ... memories. *THIS* is the best IOTD I have seen in the past two years :)

- MK42

 
sulphur

August 11, 2001, 08:50 AM

Happy birthday IOTD :) Wow.. has it really been 2 years? 450 images.. thats a lot of work and talent.. like Kurt says.. keep em' coming :-)

Would of been cool to have a 450 facet object with each screenshot mapped onto each face.. erhmmm heh madness :-)

sulph.

 
David Olsson

August 11, 2001, 09:02 AM

Makes me a bit ashamed that I haven't post a single image myself, but be sure, I will...

 
SnAkE

August 11, 2001, 09:09 AM

Wow, it is great to be part of such a cool and big community!!!
--> Let's face the next 450 ;-)

 
civax

August 11, 2001, 09:20 AM

Wow. 2 years.
The IOTD gallery inspired me many times.
Keep on the good work, kurt!!

 
DWORD

August 11, 2001, 09:25 AM

Now that's some funky shit :)

 
mrAPE

August 11, 2001, 09:29 AM

what a dumb idea :D

btw, ur an ass licker ehehe

back to irc to ban ur l4m3 a$$

 
Morgan

August 11, 2001, 09:37 AM

"That's a heck of a lot of pixels, many of them arranged in ways that've no doubt inspired us all."

Yes, that's it. I'm rendering all of the right pixels, I just haven't gotten the order correct yet :)

-m


 
Ohad Eder Pressman

August 11, 2001, 10:10 AM

very nice, how about adding links and saving this aside as the 'image of the day gallery' or something like that :)

 
ThomW

August 11, 2001, 10:16 AM

Happy birthday IOTD!

Huge thanks for bringing it to us, Kurt!

 
Bramz

August 11, 2001, 10:16 AM

"bwah, it's all fake"

Voila, this has been said too :)

Bramz

 
Nutter

August 11, 2001, 10:22 AM

I'm afraid that I have to join to group of freaks who remember them all.. especially that smiley face; I started to wonder where it'd gone after I missed it the first few scans of the image.. but it was there after all! *whew*
I also am very guilty of not ever submitting an image.. however I promise to soon.. well.. yea.. soon..... some day... kinda... when I get time.. ;P


-Nutter

 
Thunderbird

August 11, 2001, 10:35 AM

I'm afraid to check out the itod when it is our 10th aniversary...

;)

I remember a good deal of these, but I couldn't figure out where I came in.

 
Wim Libaers

August 11, 2001, 10:40 AM

Pice mosaic. Now let's make it clickable ;-)

 
Jeff Quesnelle

August 11, 2001, 11:06 AM

640 x what? 2360?

 
Xark

August 11, 2001, 11:38 AM

I don't know how I would survive without Flipcode IOTD to keep me company every morning while I sip my coffee.

This site is a valuable resource and fun place to visit.
Kurt, you da' man!


(I love your space & science links too!)

 
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