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Comment #446967 by mr_darkman on January 4, 2010 at 2:45 pm

I think you're being overly supportive here. Many of us know very well who Thunderf00t is, have watched his youtube videos and applaud his efforts. I don't see 'everyone falling over themselves to slag it and him off' on this thread. His previous videos have been praised, his work combatting creationists has been mentioned a number of times and there have been quite a few mentions of the points in this video as well. Hardly 'everyone' and hardly failing to appreciate the man, don't you agree?

Yet it would be wrong not to mention the obvious production problems on this one. They are so obviously a bad mistake which seriously detracts from the whole thing. That's all. Should we all just ignore it? No; a number of possible commenters and viewers who Thunderf00t was presumably aiming at have been put off the whole set by the bad sound. Me included. It's a shame.

I'm sure Thunderf00t will do better in a setting he understands better and won't make the same mistake again but it was a big opportunity fumbled. As I'm sure he himself recognises.

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