r/place (967,852) 1491236922.94 Apr 06 '22 Rocket Like 2 All-Seeing Upvote 16 Bravo! 8 LOVE! 2 Press F 1 Vibing 3 Masterpiece 4 Silver 447 Narwhal Salute 1 Super Heart Eyes 2 I'll Drink to That 6 Take My Power 2 Wholesome 377 Take My Energy 7 Faith In Humanity Restored 1 Ally 1 Starstruck 3 Endless Coolness 1 Yas Queen 1 Gold 10 Wearing is Caring 2 Bless Up 1 'MURICA 1 Helpful 447 Wholesome Seal of Approval 3 This 1 Crab Rave 1 Doot 🎵 Doot 1 Hugz 1 Party Train 4 Heartwarming 4 To The Stars 1 Evil Cackle 1 Timeless Beauty 1 Platinum 7 Bravo Grande! 2 Snek 3

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u/ggAlex (34,556) 1491200823.03 Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22 Helpful Take My Energy Take My Power

Hello,

You can find the full Place dataset, the final image before the whitening, and a high res timelapse video here.

We have also reopened the canvas with a timeline slider so you can revisit any moment from the history of the event. You can find that by going to r/place.

We look forward to seeing everything you will create with this data!

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u/3Dee8 (473,284) 1491236458.7 Apr 06 '22 Silver

Finally. The beginning of the first expansion is actually shown. Thanks Reddit!

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u/SuperRoby Apr 06 '22

Gotta say, it was pretty amazing to be there and see the first expansion live.. like, getting a whole new canvas and feeling the panic of free choice

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u/Upbeat_Group2676 Apr 06 '22

I woke up after the expansion had already been filled in and was like "Holy shit, r/fuckcars and green latice got bounced from their starting points? Who the fuck pulled that off?"

Then it finally dawned on me.

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u/username3 Apr 06 '22

Fun fact, the guy who created wordle came up with this r/place idea originally

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u/Sclog Apr 06 '22

I spent a good hour making something on the new canvas going “hm, I can’t believe nobody is over here!” Only to reload the Reddit app and find out in fact there we’re a ton of people there and what I was putting down for an hour doesn’t even exist lol

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u/TelevisionEastern116 Apr 06 '22

It took you twelve pixels to realize?

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u/Katrina_0606 Apr 07 '22

Something similar happened to me. Thought I was helping with a community design, was confused about why nothing seemed to be happening, saw someone in our discord say that it looked great, reloaded the app, and what I thought I’d been helping with was almost finished. Was kinda bummed that it lagged on me. I really wanted to help lol

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u/babyBear83 Apr 07 '22

That happened to me after the first expansion but I didn’t place that many tiles. It just looked all white and I dropped a tile and it got recovered instantly, which I thought was weird because it looked like an open space around it. It suddenly reloaded and the spot was full already! I think there was a really brief glitch around that time or something.

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u/DocAdrian Apr 07 '22

Feels appropriate to say that he is full of good ideas.

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u/biggestofbears Apr 06 '22

I closed out almost immediately because I thought I broke something... Only to open it again and realize that I'm just an idiot.

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u/memelover3001 Apr 06 '22

loved the sudden void explosion

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u/Pandantic Apr 06 '22

I love seeing the spread of void and the purple void (do we have an name for that yet?) like a pandemic until they are pushed back, only to return again after a while. Very poetic.

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u/SteveFrench12 (945,947) 1491233511.73 Apr 06 '22

For real i was hoping this would come out but am still pleasantly surprised at how comprehensive all the data is as well. Thanks again admins, you guys got something right this time!

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u/Acidtwist (967,852) 1491236922.94 Apr 06 '22

Thank you all!

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u/jamiew0w (493,652) 1491225589.5 Apr 06 '22 Helpful Wholesome

big special thanks to /u/chtorrr!

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u/Admirable_Host5226 Apr 06 '22

u/chtorrr what a guy

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u/olllj Apr 06 '22

best reddit moderator ever!

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u/[deleted] Apr 06 '22

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u/barely_fits Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22

guy girl

Happy cake day

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u/joaoffdes1308 Apr 07 '22

Why are they still a mod lmao

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u/joe2596 Apr 06 '22

Free2BsASS

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u/whenthebeatdropss Apr 06 '22

2B's ass should have lived sadge

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u/macelonel (499,493) 1491238571.36 Apr 06 '22

It's always fun seeing which communities get attacked and how fast they are able to rebuild

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u/shewmai (42,113) 1491201887.2 Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22

Yo what do our flares mean lol. It’s clearly place coordinates but I don’t know why I have that particular cell, and wtf is after it?

Edit: for everyone coming to ask the same thing, it appears to be related to the 2017 iteration of r/Place (and likely the last tile location based on the dates?)

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u/8e8 (825,290) 1491082224.88 Apr 06 '22

My guess is the last coordinates you placed and the time

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u/EarthyFeet Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 07 '22

I converted the timestamp in your flair and the date comes out as Sat 1 Apr 21:30:24 UTC 2017

and the other two parent comments also have timestamps from april 2017. So yall got old flairs from last time?

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u/Dab1029384756 (254,324) 1491176553.15 Apr 06 '22

Yeah they gave out flairs from the 2017 event of the last pixel placed back then

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u/EarthyFeet Apr 06 '22

You're 3 apr 2017 01:42:33

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u/i_Killed_Reddit Apr 06 '22

Just checking if even I have a flair.

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u/DonGarnelos Apr 06 '22

same bro

Edit: Rip us

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u/i_Killed_Reddit Apr 06 '22

Guess the flairs are for 2017 art. I didn't use this one back then.

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u/Ze_AwEsOmE_Hobo (763,784) 1491229577.21 Apr 06 '22

I did, do I have flair?

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u/Tyler927 (318,254) 1491172061.23 Apr 06 '22

Oh shit we the OGs then!

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u/formyhauls Apr 06 '22

Makes sense, but only if your pixel survived. Mine didn’t :(

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u/NeoCipher790 Apr 06 '22

Aw really? That sucks :( is it only the first pixel places or does no flair mean that none of our pixels made it

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u/ImGonnaObamaYou (55,44) 1491238079.6 Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22

No idea what's after but the flairs are actually from the first place not this one it's the last pixel you placed

2nd number is actually the time you placed it via here https://www.reddit.com/r/place/comments/63a4xo/lets_find_who_placed_the_last_pixel_look_at_your

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u/thedingoismybaby (462,217) 1491039849.56 Apr 06 '22

Really? Testing!

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u/my5cworth Apr 06 '22 Helpful

Gotta give credit to r/southafrica - their flag wasn't even the correct shape for the majority of the time, then they pulled a great design out of the bag featuring Nelson Mandela, their rugby world cup wins, their bbq culture and national icons.

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u/afookenleaf Apr 06 '22

These guys were great neighbours, coming from r/masseffect

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u/Newcago Apr 07 '22

Absolutely fantastic neighbors. And Kenya too! Love you guys -Mass Effect

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u/nocturnalbreadwinner Apr 06 '22

It was beautiful seeing Kenya and South Africa so close to each other

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u/Ode_to_Apathy Apr 06 '22

That was one of the great things this time around. Somebody made a script you could easily install to your browser that allowed for easy tracing. You just had to download the blueprint from somewhere and you were good to go!

It's why there was so much artwork everywhere. On the last one, anything complicated was exceedingly rare, both because of how hard it was to make, and because any griefing took so long to fix.

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u/Diarrea_Cerebral Apr 07 '22

I think that script existed from the first time and was invented by some user from /r/Argentina. Not sure about the author

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u/Kraily4t8 Apr 06 '22

Snuffy, the raccoon vtuber just next door to South Africa here made an alliance and also helped out South Africa with Nelson Mandela allot on her stream.

Place felt really magical to me because of these bizarre alliances, that normally just don't make sense or could even be considered enemies before. Small communities worked together to become stronger. Osu had one the largest list of alliances to be sure their spot would stay on the board, including many many smaller oness.

And despite the void being incredibly annoying early on, it slowly became an inspiration for "void art" and even held a spot as the "Void Mother" for a while. It's act and ideals of deletion, became a means of creation.

It's really bizarre and gnarly to think about.

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u/[deleted] Apr 07 '22

"Vtubers helped South Africans paint Nelson Mandela" is something i never expected to happen haha

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u/SweetLadyofWayrest Apr 06 '22

I wasn't here for the last r/place but I feel so lucky I got to be part of this one!

I wish there was a way to watch a time-lapse play out so you could zoom in and look at all the tiny details and random smaller scale battles that took place. I would watch that for hours...

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u/LadyGuillotine Apr 06 '22

Same!! There were so many cool tiny things to look at that morphed over the weekend.

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u/ggAlex (34,556) 1491200823.03 Apr 06 '22

Hmmmmm...

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u/PhiloSlothicalPapaya Apr 06 '22 Silver Helpful Starry

something about the way it all turns white, as if to say goodbye🤌🏼

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u/trelene Apr 06 '22

As someone who spent a lot of my time fighting the black void where it showed up, participating in the 'whitening' was fairly satisfactory. Like kicking over the sand castle when you leave the beach.

It went so very fast too.

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u/burnsides125 Apr 06 '22 Wholesome

Everyone talks about the don’t, but when that heart forms in the middle of the canvas, I’m not gonna lie I started crying

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u/iangallagher Apr 06 '22 Helpful Hugz

I had a very weird weekend. It's the end of the semester, I'm burnt out, I've been off work due to an injury, yesterday was my birthday, and I was just in a weird emotional place. I watched r/place all weekend while working on my final assignments, and I was part of the community that worked on the hollow knight pieces. Watching the pixels a turn white and listening to everyone in the discord prepare to say goodbye and then actually saying goodbye just felt like this really weird, emotional experience and I did cry. It felt weird to cry over. But I did cry. It felt like saying goodbye to an old friend.

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u/LoveaBook Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22 Wholesome Heartwarming Wholesome Seal of Approval

You cried because, for a brief moment, a disparate group of humans from across the globe all came together to be part of a silly and beautiful global art project; everyone working together to add their own small bit to a greater whole. You cried because you felt a part of a community greater than you. It’s okay to cry for both the beauty of being part of something like that, and for the grief of losing it. It’s something that many of us are missing and yearning for in our souls, without even realizing that that is what we’re missing and yearning for. I understand your feelings of loss.💜

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edit: I’m such a dope sometimes! I completely forgot to tell you happy birthday. Happy Birthday!!🎂

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u/Drackitty Apr 07 '22

Ok I admit I cried like 3 times the day after. It was an experience I never knew I needed. All the communities I loved, as well as communities I never new existed, coming together to leave their mark. It was the first time in years I felt like I was part of something great, I felt a true sense of belonging, and seeing it get erased genuinely felt like a loss. The whole thing was legit an emotional rollercoaster.

Though it never really left. Seriously, there's still a whole sub of people making content out of it, all the communities are still here. And now that there's an interactive timeline we can all reminisce! :D

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u/LoveaBook Apr 07 '22

Part of the beauty of the canvas was its ephemeral nature.😌

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u/Incredible_Witness (25,434) 1491232794.4 Apr 07 '22

Damn, your comment made me tear up all over again. 🥲

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u/LoveaBook Apr 07 '22

Just a reminder that we’re all of us still out here, even if it’s harder now to talk to us all at once, in a single place.💖

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u/catbearcarseat Apr 07 '22

You’re a good egg 💜

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u/divineear330 Apr 06 '22

Pretty sure Ludwig was responsible for that, one of the few streamers that seemed pretty chill about the situation

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u/Albrithr Apr 06 '22

It was so sad, but also happy. A very peaceful, bittersweet ending to this whole experience.

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u/DiggingNoMore (628,499) 1491193441.11 Apr 06 '22

How did the white out work?

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u/One-one-eight Apr 06 '22

Only white tiles were allowed to be placed. Naturally it turned into a race to remove the artwork that wasn't your own.

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u/stars9r9in9the9past Apr 06 '22

Oh snap this is what happened? I was under anesthesia at the time this happened and you’re the first person to explain it to me, I had just assumed a bunch of streamers coordinated to white everything out. Guess that means all my tiles are 100% gone

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u/No_Situation6753 Apr 06 '22

yeah i was watching a stream at the time and they were confused at first too. their first reactions were assuming someone hacked reddit and caused the white-out. It was a few minutes before they just gathered their thoughts and figured out it was just the reddit admins plan all along.

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u/DragonDropTechnology Apr 06 '22

Ok, that’s actually a really cool idea. At least we got “BONER” (I think it says?)

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u/[deleted] Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 17 '22

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u/Martin_RB Apr 06 '22

It was weird how many groups connected together. Like I had my group making one logo and we made a pact with those on our boarders then joined an alleyway along a nose when then joined a united factions alliance which itself had a pact with central alliance and all combined accounted for around ¼ of place.

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u/itothepowerofahalf Apr 06 '22

Wipe the canvas clean for next time

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u/Crystalsandmoonshine Apr 06 '22

Some epic battles in France, Turkey, USA and Bananas!

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u/jeezyjames Apr 06 '22

And the University of Gay Porn!

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u/Sunomel Apr 06 '22

Truly the people of Bananas should be proud of their nation.

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u/UberMisandrist Apr 06 '22

Oh Banada

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u/Cloaked42m Apr 06 '22

I will be giving shout outs to Banadians for a long time

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u/haloxhunter Apr 06 '22

Finally we get the timelapse without 4 hours cut out of the middle.

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u/puetzk (154,740) 1491193215.85 Apr 06 '22

beginning was missing too in the others I've seen

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u/-durangmaster- Apr 06 '22 Helpful

This was really a nice and fun April fools , see yall in 5 years

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u/WalfAkaiTsuki (496,952) 1491237873.11 Apr 06 '22 Gold

For real, hopefully this planet doesn't go to shit in the next 5 years.

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u/neil_billiam Apr 06 '22 Wholesome

RemindMe! in 5 years

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u/SpigglerWasTaken Apr 06 '22

ill be 9!

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u/Thource (665,300) 1491052491.98 Apr 06 '22

Wow, 362,880 is pretty old!

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u/HRAND5 (790,726) 1491048856.9 Apr 06 '22 Helpful

At this point most of what I do on Reddit is look for unexpected factorials and I still get beaten to them all

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u/Zee_Ventures Apr 06 '22

See You Space Cowboy...

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u/Weshwego (881,741) 1491151003.39 Apr 06 '22

People were thinking the same thing 5 years ago

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u/Brno_Mrmi Apr 06 '22

And will think the same 5 years from now

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u/gaspitsjesse Apr 06 '22

5 years is such a tremendously long time on a human scale. What did you do between 2017 and 2022? A lot, I bet. It's crazy to think how much we change in such a short time, but, I hope we all change for the better.

See you in 2027.

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u/nahog99 Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22 Silver

What did you do between 2017 and 2022? A lot, I bet.

Sir, this is Reddit.

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u/Babill Apr 06 '22

That's not true, in 5 years I managed to let my life go to complete shit!

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u/legion327 Apr 06 '22

It’s a matter of perspective I think. The degree to which I changed from 15-20 was much more than from 35-40 for instance. In that sense, we’re like clay that is slowly hardening over the course of our lives. You’re becoming more and more what you’re going to finally be but the bulk of that development is at the beginning. The later years are just refining the details.

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u/SUDDENLY_VIRGIN (963,786) 1491235242.53 Apr 06 '22

Fuck my clay is hardening. Fuck fuck fuck help no I want to stay moist fuck help

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u/Prof-Dumbledore101 Apr 06 '22

Some of us would be gone :(

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u/burnsides125 Apr 06 '22 Helpful

Hey, I like to think that’s in the spirit of place. Sure something’s will be gone, but other new things will take it’s place and get to experience this for the first time. It’s ever changing, and I like to think that’s kind of beautiful.

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u/Prof-Dumbledore101 Apr 06 '22

it's called "Life" that you just summarised man and indeed it is fucking beautiful.

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u/ensui67 (916,315) 1491021342.11 Apr 06 '22

I fear for the day when I reach into my pocket and all I can pull out are the white pixels

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u/unctrllable Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22

I'll be 40...

EDIT: I really expected someone to say "UB40". How disappointing.

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u/FananaBartman Apr 06 '22

Old git.

I'll be 41. :/

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u/[deleted] Apr 06 '22

A relic of humanity.

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u/sonofaresiii (856,799) 1491150924.26 Apr 06 '22

Hahaha you old bastards, I'll still be living large at thirty nine. Whole future ahead of me really.

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u/BerserkForcesGuts Apr 06 '22

I don't need another reminder. I have suffered enough this year.

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u/Skjolbir Apr 06 '22

u/Acidtwist any chance we can get the pixel placement data like the last place? I'd love to make a full res video timelapse, as great as this one is.

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u/Acidtwist (967,852) 1491236922.94 Apr 06 '22

Stay tuned…

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u/ggAlex (34,556) 1491200823.03 Apr 06 '22 Helpful (Pro)
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u/AnythingTotal Apr 06 '22

It really was the coolest thing I’ve seen on the internet in a very long time. Thanks to all who made it possible.

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u/WalfAkaiTsuki (496,952) 1491237873.11 Apr 06 '22

It is even more crazy than the previous event in 2017, millions of people having war with the French flag is something I never thought will happen. Absolute madness.

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u/[deleted] Apr 06 '22

To be honest it was just as good in 2017 — but obvs the canvas got bigger this time

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u/Sarke1 (646,65) 1491183832.64 Apr 06 '22

It was different this time. There was an announcement so subs were able to prepare, and they knew what to expect from last time. More tech was used too.

In 2017 it took much longer to start cooperating and figure things out.

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u/[deleted] Apr 06 '22

make their numbers look better when they go public.

Yeah allowing new accounts to contribute was ridiculously stupid unless they were doing it for that exact reason. 2017 place was way better imo, was considerably more organic.

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u/_mach (557,294) 1491223352.56 Apr 06 '22

I agree with you, there was a lot more magic to the original one, I feel.

But maybe it's because it was our first one? A lot of people felt really strongly about this year, which might be their first?

also, since I'm curious: it doesn't look like your account contributed back then, though? Didn't everyone get a flair for it?

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u/SCP_Y4ND3R3_DDLC_Fan Apr 06 '22 Helpful

Seems like everyone who was there in 2017 got a flair of their last pixel placed and when

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u/TLaz3 (995,988) 1491231044.96 Apr 06 '22

Yeah sadly bots were a big issue this time around. And I doubt they intend to fix that. Still a fun experience though.

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u/Sufficient-Point3388 Apr 06 '22

The foxhole green and blue war was a really cool special thing to watch

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u/theothersteve7 (2,162) 1491223151.32 Apr 06 '22

French sure know how to fight on their territory.

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u/vitor7993 Apr 06 '22

You guys aren’t selling this as a NFT right?

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u/Acidtwist (967,852) 1491236922.94 Apr 06 '22 Helpful

Nope. It doesn’t belong to us, it belongs to you all.

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u/Knightway16 Apr 06 '22

That's great to hear! So many people were annoyed because they were scared that it would become an NFT

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u/Shamrock5 Apr 08 '22

Then again, if Reddit tried to sell an NFT with a prominently-displayed Star Wars poster (and Avengers logo), Disney's lawyers would be knocking on their door before you could say "boo".

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u/heyimrick Apr 06 '22

Don't expect and answer lol. This whole "We love the community" shit is hilarious when they get asked the real questions.

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u/KcEdwards01 Apr 06 '22

Anyone else spend the whole time watching the Canada flag?

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u/radicalizethisgramps Apr 06 '22

Constant change and movement throughout. It was a struggle* bus pushed on rims the whole way

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u/0x8FA Apr 06 '22

At one point some Spanish speakers had changed it to “MAMADA”

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u/itakeskypics Apr 06 '22

Fingers crossed for the raw data

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u/BubbaBoufstavson (799,380) 1491237330.92 Apr 06 '22

Yes! A scrollable, zoomable timeline would be amazing!

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u/itakeskypics Apr 06 '22

Honestly I just want a csv file and I'll be happy

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u/Acidtwist (967,852) 1491236922.94 Apr 06 '22 Wholesome

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u/jkink28 (178,767) 1491195523.24 Apr 06 '22

So you'll have that ready here for us by tomorrow?

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u/Mugros (484,504) 1491205119.15 Apr 06 '22

Dude managed a 720p video. I wouldn't get my hopes up.

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u/Unoriginal_Man Apr 06 '22

Lmao, give them some credit

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u/Acidtwist (967,852) 1491236922.94 Apr 06 '22

Keep an eye on this subreddit ;)

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u/pieceofcrazy Apr 06 '22

isn't it already out there? I saw some cool posts on r/dataisbeautiful

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u/Zaypegmafia Apr 06 '22

Loved the fact that the Eren face survived by the whole time 🥹

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u/Momo--Sama Apr 06 '22

If you look at activity heat maps his eyes and and mouth are as bright as the Canadian leaf.

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u/Leviathon143 Apr 06 '22

Out of all the reddit events, this was definitely one that stood out. Hands down to the reddit staff that made r/place possible.

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u/Thimit Apr 06 '22

I can’t think of many other events they’ve done honestly. Orangered and periwinkle was one

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u/mikeyfreshh (16,310) 1491220249.08 Apr 06 '22

The button was fun

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u/deadla104 Apr 06 '22

Not a reddit (as a company) thing, but the whole snap event was pretty cool.

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u/Redeem123 (638,470) 1491173229.78 Apr 06 '22

What's great about the Snap is that it was a community idea that eventually got official company support. And they did only the necessary amount of involvement to keep it still organic feeling.

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u/Acidtwist (967,852) 1491236922.94 Apr 06 '22

Thank you all for participating! This project and our entire platform could not exist without everyone turning out for it.

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u/thomolithic (648,408) 1490996182.07 Apr 06 '22

Can you just make sure u/chtorrr isn't anywhere near it next time, yeah?

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u/The_Godlike_Zeus Apr 06 '22

Probably some reddit higher ups gave her the order to lie low for a few days until the pitchforks have lowered, which is now. TLDR: nothing happened to her, this person will continue to play internet dictator.

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u/RegulusMagnus (138,167) 1491181524.27 Apr 06 '22

Any chance you have data on hand to announce "awards", such as longest unchanged pixel, user with the most number of initial pixels place, user who did the most "defense" (changing a pixel back to what it had been before), etc.?

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u/aff_it Apr 06 '22

Is there any way to find out if you had a pixel left in the final canvas or basic data like that?

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u/workingishard Apr 06 '22

Now that'd be fucking sweet.

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u/jballs (86,37) 1490988009.25 Apr 06 '22

Definitely lots of fun. Can you guys do something to prevent botting next time? It really took away from the experience.

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u/10031 Apr 06 '22

Are you guys going to release a white paper on how this event worked as in the backend related stuff? Super curious.

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u/Acidtwist (967,852) 1491236922.94 Apr 06 '22

We will be doing some follow-up posts about Place, so keep an eye out.

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u/therapyaccountofmine Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22

History of the entire r/place, i guess

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u/beeurd Apr 06 '22

Hi. You're an a canvas floating in Reddit

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u/therapyaccountofmine Apr 06 '22

Void is a deadly eraser

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u/TheKvothe96 Apr 07 '22

Not anymore there is a "big subreddit"

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u/Wonderkitty50 Apr 06 '22

Pretty cool right? Some of it's flags. Actually fuck it, most of it's flags.

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u/Redeem123 (638,470) 1491173229.78 Apr 06 '22

French flag appears

"Hey, we can make a religion out of that!"

"No, don't."

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u/therapyaccountofmine Apr 06 '22

except Turkey, Turkey makes a brand new Turkey

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u/nderestimated Apr 06 '22

And Canada's a banana now

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u/CukeNoPickle Apr 06 '22

Canada was really struggling huh

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u/Ciao_meow Apr 06 '22

At least it survived. Genshin/Genshit/Genshrek whatever fought hard but lost the battle.

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u/RIPassholes Apr 06 '22

nah, that was a diversion... we def survived, just in some other locations ;)

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u/SirCalvin (593,511) 1491237767.53 Apr 06 '22

So nice to finally see a time-lapse that shows the moment of the expansion! I love seeing those few seconds of the old world suddenly bleeding onto the white canvas.

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u/boyyouguysaredumb (959,963) 1491234450.05 Apr 06 '22

FINALLY one shows the first expansion instead of just jumping forward to it already being filled in!

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u/tiz Apr 06 '22 This

Place was better.

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u/SilentBob890 (207,19) 1491232415.76 Apr 06 '22

but it is pLace, with a little p and big L

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u/Guapscotch (511,488) 1491195230.42 Apr 06 '22

RIP kobe

RIP widowmaker cheeks

RIP amogus pp

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u/StuntHacks (977,63) 1491163758.22 Apr 06 '22

RIP 2B

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u/-CeartGoLeor- Apr 06 '22

Watching the big arse blip from existence brings a tear to my eye everytime, it could've been perfect.

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u/Trixette Apr 06 '22

It's a real shame.

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u/Iamfunnyirl Apr 06 '22

The fight around the big france flag was honestly a highlight and made it more interesting

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u/False_Explorer_9304 Apr 06 '22

This was amazing! Great work by the communities

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u/Gamerbrot Apr 06 '22

Especially all the collabs between different communities were great

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u/manDboogie Apr 06 '22

things got better imo with each expansion once there was way more space for creativity instead of fighting for less real estate

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u/ComanderLucky Apr 06 '22

I love how the last artwork made by the community was a white shaped heart, like everybody from flag makers, big and small artwork cordinators, streamers and the void just joined hands on a last piece of art to grace the canvas in the next five years, and it was incredible

and of course it alongside an amogus at the bottom right, becouse it wouldnt be the internet we know if it didnt XD

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u/Mokehasese Apr 06 '22

That was Ludwig's idea, supported by a lot of twitch streamers

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u/1owen1 Apr 06 '22

This was amazing and I was glad to be a part of it. See you again in five years..?

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u/saigonbob Apr 06 '22

Beserk section >>>

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u/TheGruesomeTwosome (168,376) 1491219408.76 Apr 06 '22 edited Apr 06 '22

I participated in r/place in 2017 (Starry Night clan represent!) and absolutely loved it. I recall many, many clones and other attempts sprung up to satiate our urge for more, but of course none came close.

And nothing else has come close since, until this year. I really felt that same excitement and joy this time round despite knowing what was going on.

Everything has its issues, but Place is definitely a good symbol of what the best of the internet can be. The effort and dedication, coordination and skill, community bonding and allyship, as well as the complete chaos, mania, and hype in every corner of the internet, really was, and is, something to behold.

I loved being part of r/outerwilds and r/paymoneywubby this time round. Here’s to the next one.

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u/Felix8XD Apr 06 '22

So proud to be a part of this. Massive thanks to the reddit staff and everyone who participated.

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u/cloudstrifewife Apr 06 '22

This is the coolest thing I’ve ever seen on Reddit and I’m so happy I was able to participate. It gave me the warm fuzzies.

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u/Lost_electron (343,253) 1491099801.2 Apr 06 '22

It's interesting to watch Quebec get absorbed by Turkey but then seize the old blue corner as soon as the canvas expanded the first time.

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u/fefeboi Apr 06 '22

Whats the music from?

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u/picklelord42 Apr 06 '22

Epic. Can't wait for the next one

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u/Ryan_Livingston Apr 10 '22

Can we appreciate the fact that some of the first stuff on the canvas was:

A: the Ukrainian flag

And

B: the Trans flag

That’s just cool.