The Future of the Channel, and You. [Walk with Grey vlog]

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  • Published on Sep 17, 2019
  • Changes with Patreon for existing supporters: www.patreon.com/posts/changes-to-30003830/

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  • Jin15192 b
    Jin15192 b 6 hours ago

    Does anybody know where this vidoe was shot? i want to go there!

  • Lord LunaEquie is me
    Lord LunaEquie is me 22 hours ago

    As long as we're supposed to be open, your upload speed is part of the reason I still follow you. I'm (nominally) an adult who works almost 50 hours a week. I don't have the time for people who upload even once a week anymore. I like doing stuff with my free time outside of youtube, thank you very much.

  • Ahmad Shahnawaz
    Ahmad Shahnawaz 22 hours ago

    *except for students*
    Sheeeet and I was about to donate too

  • Matthew Morgan
    Matthew Morgan Day ago +1

    Anyone who is complaining about Grey getting X amount of money per month, chill tf out. Dude works his ass off for this channel and was working his ass off years before he got paid. I truly believe it’s not about the money for him. Even if it was about the money, he could make a mid tier 6 figure salary elsewhere. Dude is brilliant. Patreon is a way for people to say ‘Hey, I support you!’ Which a ton of people are happy to do. It’s no pressure to donate like he said, we who donate just want to do something good

  • d4v1d5c0tt
    d4v1d5c0tt 12 days ago

    Just put adds on, we will understand

  • Cougar2k
    Cougar2k 15 days ago

    I feel like many RU-clip video creators are going this way now, moving to crowd fund platform, so they don't have to modify or limit their materials on what they can or can't say to suite RU-clip guidelines.
    And I respect that, I wish many of favorite RU-cliprs could do that now, so they don't have to fear for repercussions at expense of their creative content and opinion.
    Just want a quick tip Grey, can you do a lump sum payment like paypal, monthly contribution makes me feel uneasy, lol.

  • Sabuus
    Sabuus 22 days ago

    Thank you for the kind words, and support towards students. I love your content, and will support once I graduate and am able to. Thank you for always producing high-quality, informative content

  • gareth cairns
    gareth cairns 23 days ago

    I’ve been away for a while (2 yrs) and in that time new content has appeared (oblig. meme done) but I can’t seem to get to the right patreon account in the link. Can anyone help out by reposting or confirming?

  • Ketan Sharma
    Ketan Sharma 23 days ago

    Someone must have figured out where he is, in this video

  • Ishaan Thakur
    Ishaan Thakur 24 days ago

    I'm a student so i cant

  • Connor Meletta
    Connor Meletta 24 days ago +1

    There’s no possible workaround with the word “forbidden” right? (1:26)

  • nora T
    nora T 26 days ago +1

    I love your videos I've learned soooo much from them and the time and dedication that you put into your work is astounding. Thank you for being so awesome

  • A Russian Spy
    A Russian Spy 28 days ago +1

    I thought CGP was a 2D stick man, so who is this guy

  • Nightinear
    Nightinear 28 days ago +1

    1:26
    "Students are forbidden for donating"
    You win this time, Grey

  • sunsethillssnuggles

    Please put ads on everything. I promise I don't care.

  • [ironic name here]
    [ironic name here] Month ago

    Thanks for acknowledging that students want to support you but can’t. I would love to support my favorite youtuber a but school is a money pit so finding another money pit through RU-clip is financially irresponsible.

  • chunificationify
    chunificationify Month ago

    i would support you if knew your face and who you are

  • william evans
    william evans Month ago

    I wish I could afford to be a patriot. I love your videos and the animations. The startrek video was my favourite.

  • Chinmay Agarwal
    Chinmay Agarwal Month ago

    Love you Grey !

  • Ahmad Shallouf
    Ahmad Shallouf Month ago

    I know you read the comments. I so wish I could make a donation and support this channel but alas, for I live in a country where I am financially severed from the rest of the world. Plus I barely have a job. I thought that at the very least I could write a comment of encouragement and support (I know, you can't deposit encouragement) and appreciation of how much work goes into every video and how much it has added to the personal knowledge and even personality of many viewers. Thank you so much, Grey!

  • Mike Thomassen
    Mike Thomassen Month ago

    It would have been the troll of the year, if this video had a sponsordeal.....

  • halima essabiani
    halima essabiani Month ago

    Seriously as soon as I am done with school and in a steady place in my life I want to do all I can to support him.

  • LeSethX
    LeSethX Month ago

    If it makes you feel better, this video made me realize that somehow I was not already subscribed. I fixed that mistake.

  • Legendary Pizzabox
    Legendary Pizzabox 2 months ago +1

    Please help yourself to ads if the video made was rather expensive we wouldn’t mind the double tap/time slider, was created for many reasons and many comforts unless if you can’t bring yourself to do it you can turn sponsors very informative as well comparing one website builder to others we want you to be able to grow your channel RU-clip takes time so when something comes out those few minutes/seconds really impact people

  • jakomean
    jakomean 2 months ago

    Me, a student, at the start of the video: "Oh you want me to donate on Patreon? Sure thing!"
    Me, a minute later: "...Oh Ok."

  • jmw150
    jmw150 2 months ago +2

    Lol 30k a month. Fuck me.

  • 007Ben
    007Ben 2 months ago

    Grey is an awesome human being.

  • Adittya Abir Dhrubo
    Adittya Abir Dhrubo 2 months ago

    The patreon money is workibg well with him posting a lot of videos.

  • Lemonz1989
    Lemonz1989 2 months ago +1

    Nice buns ;)

  • Kyler Mahler
    Kyler Mahler 2 months ago

    Me: man I wish I could support grey but I'm a poor school boy
    Grey: school children are banned from supporting me work on yourself
    Me: *cries*

  • Scott Madison
    Scott Madison 2 months ago

    Honestly, I'm quite happy with a 'Un creative' Ad. Pick a sponsor. Gain money from them. End o'video ads are just fine as long as they don't affect *your* creativity.

  • john smith
    john smith 2 months ago

    If you even see comments then I'd like to let you know you have one of the finest learning channels on the internet. I truly respect what you do and enjoy it dearly. Cheers!

  • 勝雄
    勝雄 2 months ago

    Wait there's a law where students are forbidden from donating! I'M GOING TO JAIL

  • FSX239
    FSX239 2 months ago

    Will support you!

  • Scarlett Nightengale
    Scarlett Nightengale 2 months ago +2

    *adds a countdown to when school ends and sips my coffee*

    Soon.

  • Khong Minh
    Khong Minh 2 months ago

    Oh thank god. I’m a student and I feel bad when I can’t support content creators I like. Will do when I graduate! Don’t worry, I made sure to choose a career where AI won’t be taking over soon. Or at least I think so.

  • Çommenter Person
    Çommenter Person 2 months ago

    Aren't most of your audience learning from you...students?

  • Saurabhav
    Saurabhav 2 months ago

    He allows dollar a month donations. Let's take him up to 50k a month people!

  • Flying Scorpion
    Flying Scorpion 2 months ago

    I wish I had more money to give. At least I'm here to watch and comment.

  • alextiming-youtube
    alextiming-youtube 2 months ago

    I personally can't afford it, but I hope people support you by donating monthly instead of per video. It allows you to create the best without having to worry about pumping out any old crap for the checks.

  • AdamS Fisher
    AdamS Fisher 2 months ago

    3 videos a month later, Patreon must be booming now.

  • Pushy
    Pushy 2 months ago

    A true gentleman. Keep up the damn good work son.

  • Grim Legion
    Grim Legion 2 months ago

    you know i really enjoyed the lord of the rings videos. you could put in some more of those describing fictional worlds. that must be easier then the real world videos. how about a history of Disney films, or greek mytology threw the years.

  • GenialBunion
    GenialBunion 2 months ago

    I disagree with sponsors interfering with your content. I cannot imagine how personal these videos were to you so maybe I'm wrong here, but you can think of the sponsor at the end being like a filler episode in a show. It's not technically cannon so you and your viewers can ignore it. You need to eat my guy. I'd advise comprising a little to be able to live your life financially comfortably.

    People supporting you on patreon is a good idea, but advertisers are a much safer financial discussion. Nice sweater btw, might pick one up

  • slad roznik
    slad roznik 2 months ago

    I think that you are going to continue to make videos, yes? If so, would you be interested in looking into the demise of a country run by a democracy. An historian, Professor Alexander Tyler, studied this over 200 years ago and made an interesting conclusion...

  • blognewb
    blognewb 2 months ago

    you know you lost a lot of those donors after flexing your tesla... lol 🤣😉 (p.s. i was about to get one myself until i read a number of those hassle stories having to charge halfway your commute and you're late at work, meeting, etc., long story short im back to looking at how amazing the prius or honda hybrid is)

  • Angel Feather
    Angel Feather 2 months ago

    I really like the sound of your voice. I was looking at my subs and didn't recognize your name. Now I see why I did. I have alot of viseos to watch so I can get to know you better.

  • John Kimonster
    John Kimonster 2 months ago

    Suggestion: go live a 3rd world country where those dollars worth much more (and internet is 100% neutral)

  • chrsmcfrln
    chrsmcfrln 2 months ago

    Reminds me of Henry David Thoreau’s Walden experiment. You are just the guy to rewrite that in a modern context, and that would be a good fund raiser.

  • Mer cordi
    Mer cordi 2 months ago

    Please put commercials!! If it helps you!!!!!

  • Billal Wollvaren
    Billal Wollvaren 2 months ago

    Pls don't quit we love your work

  • Dalton Randall
    Dalton Randall 2 months ago

    Just came across your channel and you seem like a nice enough person, but you have 4 million subscribers. You literally get paid from views. As for the whole "my art is so personal, I can't put an ad on it," please get over yourself. You're making cheaply animated internet clips... they're fun to watch, but you aren't curing cancer with this stuff.

  • Deivedux
    Deivedux 2 months ago

    You could've just enabled channel memberships... There are people that don't trust Patreon, plus it makes people leave the RU-clip platform to support you.

  • Martin Simo
    Martin Simo 2 months ago

    I think your audience is educated enough to understand why there would be ads in your videos. It's ironic how youtubers releasing shitty non relevant content are making a killing, while someone like you, who actually spends hours and hours of slaving on single amazing educational video doesn't want to add ads, because the video is too personal to you..

  • RabblerouserGT
    RabblerouserGT 2 months ago

    I wouldn't mind if you ran ads. I think we as a collective are starting to tune them out anyway. So long as it's not one of those ads that make you vomit your dignity by having YOU YOURSELF speak for them. Unless they were stuff you believed in. Like maybe something like Skillshare or Brilliant (sort of like what Michael Reeves does).

  • Random Dude
    Random Dude 2 months ago

    He's hiding his sticky body behind normal human clothes

  • Flvoq
    Flvoq 2 months ago +1

    lemme just get my paypa-
    Grey: Students are forbidden from donating.
    Okay nevermind.

  • Roman Hoffman
    Roman Hoffman 2 months ago

    God damnit I witch I wasn’t in school...

  • Daragh Egan
    Daragh Egan 2 months ago

    I'm always afraid to watch videos like this. It's the RU-clip equivalent of "We need to talk".

  • yuyube23
    yuyube23 2 months ago

    Grey ... did you frame yourself in the thumbnail so that the hoodie is the black bar on the left of your other thumbnails?