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Twitch streamer Nymn “kicked out” of Furry convention for livestreaming

Published: 19/Feb/2020 18:07

by Scott Robertson

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Nymn’s furry convention adventure came to a quick and abrupt end, when he and his companion were told to stop live streaming and were then kicked out of the building.

Any sort of convention always has rules regarding livestreaming, and if the rules aren’t followed, your time in the venue will end quickly.

On February 19, Twitch streamer Nymn made a trip to Malmo, Sweden, for Nordic Fuzz Con, also known as Furovision 2020. At the venue, he and his companion took in the sights, spoke to a couple of attendees, and recorded it all on stream.

However, less than an hour into their stream, they were flagged down by a couple of convention staff members, and one abruptly told Nymn to turn the stream off, which he did.

The staff member who told him to cut the stream was actually the person who spoke to the duo earlier, when he wanted to confirm their ID badges when he saw they were filming. Evidently, he was unaware that it was a livestream and not just a recording.

The stream cut to black and was muted for approximately seven minutes, before it resumed showing Nymn and his friend Yabbe walking outside away from the venue.

“Basically, you got me kicked out of the best convention ever!” Yabbe exclaimed. Nymn replied saying he should have done more research on the rules of the convention, and on whether the attendees will be comfortable with streaming.

“We’re not ‘kicked out’ as in they didn’t take our badges or anything, but we can’t stream from the convention,” he revealed to his chat. “We’re gonna see if we can work out a deal [with the convention], but I wouldn’t count on it.”

Nymn seems to believe that the behavior of his chat might have been responsible for the sudden boot from the venue, and spoke candidly to his viewers about how he views their behavior.

“Some of the people in the Twitch chat were not being very friendly. So I can understand, if you’re into this stuff, if you see someone streaming and you check out their stream and the only thing you see in chat is negativity, you’d think ‘yeah I’d probably want them out of the convention’ as well.”

Nymn also lamented at paying for $200 for weekend passes for the two of them, but continued his IRL stream for the next few hours.

There’s no indication yet of if he will return for another day of Furovision, or whether he will be streaming it or not.

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#NateRobinsonChallenge goes viral following insane Jake Paul knockout

Published: 29/Nov/2020 20:03

by Charlotte Colombo

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Former NBA player Nate Robinson has found himself at the receiving end of an unfortunate meme on Twitter following his humiliating defeat by Jake Paul in a boxing match on 28 November.

To the shock of many onlookers during the highly-anticipated fight – which was on the undercard of the Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. exhibition fight – Paul was able to KO Robinson after just two rounds in a brief but devastating defeat for the basketball player.

Although Robinson initially started the fight strong and energetic, it didn’t take long for Paul to overpower him. He downed Robinson within the first round before sensationally knocking him out with a powerful punch during Round 2.

As Robinson was floored by Paul’s killer punch, the internet reacted by creating the #NateRobinsonChallenge, which involves people taking pictures of themselves pretending to be knocked out.

The savage trend has spread to both Instagram and Twitter, so Robinson might want to stay away from the internet for a while…

Even Fox Sports couldn’t resist getting in on the latest internet craze, as they joked that NFL player Cam Newton was getting in on the challenge as he was warming up lying face down on the field.

Alongside this challenge, the internet also responded to Robinson’s knockout by immediately making him into a meme, taking inspiration from the likes of The Lion King, Minecraft, and Among Us.

Here’s a selection of some of the best memes so far:

 

Meanwhile, in an interview following the fight, Jake Paul revealed that after a short break from the ring, he has ambitions to take on some of the biggest fighters in the world.

“There’s a long list of opponents that I want,” Paul said. “Conor McGregor, Dillon Danis, I’m going to knock them both out.”

Paul also claimed that he wanted to fight his own brother, Logan Paul, and Austin McBroom, the latter of whom he has recently been going back and forth in an online feud with.