/r/perfectloops

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A collection of Perfectly Looped animated .gifs and html5 videos.

Rules

1. Animated .gifs only Animated .gifs are the only kind of submission allowed (besides self posts). Websites, flash animations, videos, music, or any other submission that is not an animated .gif will be removed. Gfycats or similar HTML5 videos are also allowed if they restart automatically and do not include sound.
2. Must loop seamlessly The .gif must have no visible beginning and end. Something must always smoothly be carried over from one frame to the next to make the gif seamless. Some elements that can be considered a seam include but are not limit to: noticeable cuts, objects/parts that noticeably jump, a point that is just static background or one solid color, screen wipe or other transitions between unrelated shots, etc.
3. No ping-ponging .gifs Ping-ponging refers to when a gif plays forward, and then plays in reverse. These gifs appear to "go forever", however they are not perfect loops. A loop, by definition, never displays the same frame until the action is completed. This rule is our most strictly enforced, and in fact if a .gif even so much as appears to be a ping-pong, it will be removed. The one time ping-ponging is allowed is if part of a .gif pingpongs, while part of it loops (example).
4. Titles must include [A] or [L] and, if applicable, NSFW or SPOILER All submissions must contain [L] or [A] in the title to denote Live-Action or Animated loops. NSFW .gifs are allowed, but must have the term NSFW in the title. NSFL ("not suitable for life" such as gore, death, disease, etc.) posts are not allowed and violators will be banned on the first offense. Titles with possible spoilers must include SPOILER in the title.
5. No reposts If a .gif has been posted to this subreddit, it can not be posted here again until the original can no longer be voted on (after 6 months). You can check if your image has been posted here already by using Karma Decay, or by searching this subreddit. Searching the subreddit may not be as effective, since people do not always provide descriptive titles. Also, posts from the top 50 posts of all time are not allowed to be reposted.
6. Use a reliable, directly-linkable host Use a host that can handle potential traffic, does not have intrusive ads, and preferably works with RES. These hosts include but are not limited to: imgur, gfycat, others on the whitelist, etc.
7. No "broken" .gifs Broken gifs are ones which have purposefully been "glitched" or use artificial .jpeg artifacts to make a .gif appear like a glitched video. Please take these to /r/brokenGifs.
8. No "cloned" .gifs Cloning is a technique in which the subject of the .gif is duplicated. This technique can be applied to any .gif in which the subject enters and exits the frame, and therefore is not allowed. Gifs in which the subject simply enters and exits the frame are also not allowed. However, if there is interaction between cloned subjects, then that is an exception that can stay. Please take these gifs to /r/ClonedGif.
9. Requests must be text/self posts We want our subreddit to be a content provider. For this reason, requests must be posted as text or self post. Use a standard link post otherwise. Fulfilled requests can be posted in the comments section of the request, or as their own link. The user who fulfills a request can then post the image and claim it as OC. If the person requesting the gif wants to post it, they can, so long as they ask permission from the person who made it for them. They will not be allowed to use the OC tag, however.


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/r/perfectloops

660,596 Subscribers

26

Continous[L]y creaming cheesecakes

1 Comment
2024/03/30
17:56 UTC

100

Snoqualmie Falls after Heavy Rain [L]

6 Comments
2024/03/30
17:36 UTC

71

Deep Slumber [A]

3 Comments
2024/03/28
20:41 UTC

61

Sp[A]ce Creature [OC]

3 Comments
2024/03/27
15:36 UTC

76

Take a seat in the Ma[L]dives.

2 Comments
2024/03/26
18:33 UTC

15

[A] melting line

0 Comments
2024/03/26
12:57 UTC

141

Temporal [A]rchitecture

4 Comments
2024/03/25
12:04 UTC

83

Patiently Waiting [L]

0 Comments
2024/03/23
12:09 UTC

15

Lego Man Zoom [A]

2 Comments
2024/03/22
15:52 UTC

71

[A] pass-through [OC]

0 Comments
2024/03/22
15:14 UTC

68

Sp[L]ash!

1 Comment
2024/03/19
18:55 UTC

31

I make seamlessly looping [A]rt, but I have to compress the living sh*t out of it to post it here. Please check out my 4K version (link in comments)

5 Comments
2024/03/19
16:17 UTC

0

Rigid body sim V.2 (3D, Maya) [A]

2 Comments
2024/03/18
11:14 UTC

64

Sky Wheel [L]

Source: IG rene.miksche

1 Comment
2024/03/16
19:48 UTC

9

First time rigid body sim (3D, Maya) [A]

0 Comments
2024/03/16
16:29 UTC

84

Tuckered out after the dog park [L]

0 Comments
2024/03/14
22:17 UTC

33

Mercurial II [A] see comments for downloadable 4K version

4 Comments
2024/03/11
18:21 UTC

89

Morning on Mauna Kea, Hawaii [L]

1 Comment
2024/03/10
16:13 UTC

51

[A] funky spinning cube

0 Comments
2024/03/09
13:07 UTC

115

Unintentiona[L] hire.

1 Comment
2024/03/08
23:30 UTC

116

Inside out from this side... but outside in from the other [A]

4 Comments
2024/03/06
22:49 UTC

48

[A]nxiety

2 Comments
2024/03/05
18:29 UTC

106

Torusphere [A]ccelerator

4 Comments
2024/03/05
14:50 UTC

137

Infinite [L]adders

5 Comments
2024/03/04
19:05 UTC

111

Gold curb chain [L]inking machine.

2 Comments
2024/03/03
16:40 UTC

83

[L] Choo choo time!

1 Comment
2024/03/02
14:32 UTC

87

Slow mo f[L]ame throw ∞

2 Comments
2024/03/01
18:56 UTC

94

Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport getting sideways. [L]

3 Comments
2024/02/28
18:23 UTC

10

60 foot [L]ong 5050 on a snowskate

0 Comments
2024/02/28
16:41 UTC

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