Hype Videos

Isn't it that time of year? Where are the Hype Videos?

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Where are the Hype Videos?

well, before there can be Hype Videos, there must first be Hype.....

It's always darkest before the dawn ~ Thomas Fuller

This sounds like it could lead to a long, convoluted, philosophical discussion, but I've got to ask....

Isn't the whole point of Hype Videos to create Hype? Or alternatively, do Hype Videos just bring to the surface Hype that already existed? Did Hype exist before Hype Videos?

And, of course, this leads to the all-important question... What came first? The Hype or the Hype Video?

lol, this is great. I'll take a stab

Isn't the whole point of Hype Videos to create Hype? Or alternatively, do Hype Videos just bring to the surface Hype that already existed?

There may be a little bit of both here. I think, ultimately, Hype Vidoes simply amplify existing Hype. A lot goes into making a good Hype Video, so the person doing it must be motivated by something and if it's not money then it's passion. Passion is driven by excitement and anticipation. Hype can probably be loosely defined as such. Therefore, in order to create Hype Videos, one must already have a certain amount of Hype. Hype must exist, on some level, prior to the creation of Hype Videos.

What came first? The Hype or the Hype Video?

I think it's pretty clear that Hype came before Hype Videos. Though, I do admit that Hype Videos do quite a lot to amplify and spread Hype more broadly.

It's always darkest before the dawn ~ Thomas Fuller

First came Chuck Norris, then came the hype to be channeled to audiences through hype videos.

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it." - K

I made the mistake of rewatching the Pitt game and my hype died.

Five star get after it 100 percent Juice Key-Playing. MAN

I am so sorry for that :( I wouldn't be able to do it. You're a better man than I. And for some really dumb reason, I'm signed up to go to the Pitt game this year. Glad there will be alcohol sales.

It's always darkest before the dawn ~ Thomas Fuller

Glug glug chump!

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

The only hype video that I want to watch is the Hokies dismantling UNCheat on September 3rd and sending them back to Chapel Hill with a big fat bagel in the wins column.

VTCC '86 Delta Company, Hokie in Peru, Former Naval Aviator, Former FBISA, Forever married to my VT87 girl. Go VT!

doing that would certainly go a long way towards restarting the hype train. Right now, that train is locked up in a tunnel somewhere.

It's always darkest before the dawn ~ Thomas Fuller

This one?

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

Let us out!

TKPhi Damn Proud
BSME 2009


"Don't go to, go through"

The team accounts probably won't be releasing any hype or season preview videos until the week of the first game. As far as the fan-made videos, as stated above, the less hype around the team will warrant less fan hype, so I'm not surprised we haven't seen any yet.

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

Billdozer video drop used to be my unofficial beginning to the season

Danny is always open


This is what I'm talking about. I got 3 kids, work my 40 plus a week, attend PTA meetings and coach sports. I don't ask for much in life, but I have my yearly cycle. It always include a sweat-producing-heart-pounding hype video while VT has the entire schedule in front of them.

I hope this still is in the works.

The Dude Abides

ESPN. The coverage is excellent, you'd be surprised at how much you can pick up.

Perfect at this time!

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But they are no longer the Indians...

They're still the 'dians' with the same typescript

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Darryl Tapp

Comedians? Custodians?

Should've gone with Cleveland Baseball Team...lol

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

This got my juices flowing this morning.

TKPhi Damn Proud
BSME 2009

That team was very talented

The Dude Abides

14 players who at least spent time on NFL rosters

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

Love it..but for some reason that video just made me feel like everything started to go fucky when we lost Mook.

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

*reads French's article*
"I'm afraid we're going to get smoked again."

*watches this video*
"Hokies win by 85"

(add if applicable) /s

That's GRIT!

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Previous Challenges: Star Wars (2019), Marvel (2020)

Catwoman deserved so much more, both in the comic and on screen

TKPhi Damn Proud
BSME 2009

Julie Newmar wasn't bad.

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Cool September morning. P5 football on TV tonight. Fans in the stands.

LET'S FUCKING GO!!!!!!!!!!

"I'm too drunk to taste this chicken" - Colonel Sanders via Ricky Bobby

Not a hype video but gets the juices flowing! I personally love it when the opposing team comes out on the field to watch the entrance. It really let's you know how special it is.

Hell Yeah!!!! That got the juices flowing - let's do it! Can't wait to be there Lane Stadium Friday Night!!!!

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Sad thing is, that's one of the better audio versions. Usually they sound broken and stupid or whatever Alphabet soup network is covering jumps all over it

Warning- Filter lost.

"Look at this... This is just spectacular.... These people are losing their minds"

even the tarheels started jumping

Woah, when have we been doing the song for that long?!?!?!?! And the entire stadium is singing!!

That's πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

Gobble til you wobble! πŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒ Let's go!

TKPhi Damn Proud
BSME 2009

Yeah the whole stadium singing is goosebump inducing.

I remember for years people used to say we need to cut the music off early to hear the MV's. That was so dumb, this is a special moment and we hear the MV's ten million times during the rest of the game. So much better this way.

Honestly, we don't get the MVs enough anymore since they pipe in so much radio music, but I do appreciate the extended Enter Sandman at the start.

Hell, I was in the MVs and always would've preferred to have the song keep going - it was always just such an abrupt transition between WHOLE STADIUM ROCK SHOW HYPE and now listen to the much quieter band play TT from the corner. Especially considering it's normally the HTs out there, and they have like 1/3rd of the numbers the MVs do and you can barely hear them.

Everyone singing along is so much more powerful!

Somewhat OT: I've always wanted to give making hype videos a shot, but I'm not entirely sure where to find good footage. If I were to do it, I wouldn't want it to be just TV highlights with shitty music blasted at inconsistent volumes like half the college football videos on YT are.

If anyone could point me in that direction - I would absolutely be willing to try something mid-season before the Notre Dame game.

I've only seen two so far, and one was just Enter Sandman with some clips.

The other was the SOS one, and I feel like thats been the best right now.

Haven't seen VTim do one this year either.

Previously LowBrau.