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New Poll - Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go is taking over phones by the storm, so Vesey suggested we do a poll about it.

Edit: Remade the poll to include a few more options

You can submit poll ideas here (and try to keep them manga/anime-related)
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: How do you prefer translations of jokes/puns?
Choices:
Literal translation and no explanation in a translation note - votes: 94 (1.3%)
Literal translation with a translation note on the side - votes: 3904 (55.9%)
Replaced with equivalent English joke/pun but with translation note on the side - votes: 2836 (40.6%)
Replaced with English joke/pun and no indication of not being literal translation - votes: 154 (2.2%)
There were 6988 total votes.
The poll ended: July 16th 2016

All you translators, take note
Posted by lambchopsil on July 16th 8:12am Comments ( 21 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Translating Jokes/Puns
This week's poll about translations was suggested by Shonaiula. When you read a scanlation, do you prefer the dynamic or formal equivalence for jokes and puns, as well as what's your view on translation notes for said jokes/puns?

You can submit poll ideas here (and try to keep them manga/anime-related)
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Question: You are the demon king/queen. The humans send heroes to fight you. You...
Choices:
Wait in your lair and send out all your minions first - votes: 376 (4.8%)
Personally do battle right away. The heroes' first battle should be the final boss - votes: 970 (12.5%)
Talk your way out and convince them to leave you alone - votes: 495 (6.4%)
Leave a decoy in your place make them think they defeated you - votes: 1309 (16.8%)
Try to form an alliance with the humans and end the war - votes: 1383 (17.8%)
Attack all the other humans while the heroes are away - votes: 882 (11.3%)
Infiltrate the party of heroes and turn them against each other - votes: 2038 (26.2%)
Run away from the heroes every time - votes: 328 (4.2%)
There were 7781 total votes.
The poll ended: July 8th 2016

Infiltration and peace were the top choices. Now if you were an alien, the best way to dismantle humanity would be to infiltrate the upper echelons... Unless you were facing Key and Peele.
Posted by lambchopsil on July 9th 6:56am Comments ( 12 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Demon King/Queen
This week's poll was suggested by a drunkguy (just kidding, that's the username). It's related to a poll back in March about an opposite situation. The assumption here is that you are the leader of the demons and are opposed by the humans, so what do you do?

You can submit poll ideas here (and try to keep them manga/anime-related)
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: What's your current relationship status?
Choices:
Married - votes: 455 (4.5%)
Divorced - votes: 59 (0.6%)
Separated - votes: 32 (0.3%)
Widowed - votes: 50 (0.5%)
Engaged - votes: 136 (1.3%)
In a serious dating relationship - votes: 762 (7.5%)
In a relationship that's not that serious - votes: 234 (2.3%)
Single for now, but have previously had a dating relationship - votes: 2049 (20.1%)
Have always been single - votes: 6403 (62.9%)
There were 10180 total votes.
The poll ended: July 1st 2016

It's pretty crazy how the majority of you have always been single, yet romance as a genre is one of the most popular ones here. And over 80% are currently single... (which actually includes myself, by the way, haha)
Posted by lambchopsil on July 2nd 6:45am Comments ( 19 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Relationship Status
This week's poll is from sara.. (yes, the two periods are part of the username). Pretty straight forward survey question. I originally thought about adding more options about if you had kids or not but decided against diluting the options any further.

You can submit poll ideas here (and try to keep them manga/anime-related)
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Genre you most avoid (aka least favorite)
Choices:
Action - votes: 66 (0.7%)
Adventure - votes: 29 (0.3%)
Comedy - votes: 39 (0.4%)
Drama - votes: 79 (0.8%)
Ecchi - votes: 877 (9.4%)
Fantasy - votes: 48 (0.5%)
Gender Bender - votes: 1149 (12.3%)
Harem - votes: 1015 (10.9%)
Hentai - votes: 1106 (11.8%)
Historical - votes: 226 (2.4%)
Horror - votes: 829 (8.9%)
Martial Arts - votes: 101 (1.1%)
Mecha - votes: 928 (9.9%)
Mystery - votes: 32 (0.3%)
Psychological - votes: 107 (1.1%)
Romance - votes: 218 (2.3%)
School Life - votes: 63 (0.7%)
Sci-Fi - votes: 100 (1.1%)
Slice of Life - votes: 119 (1.3%)
Smut - votes: 577 (6.2%)
Sports - votes: 609 (6.5%)
Supernatural - votes: 37 (0.4%)
Tragedy - votes: 985 (10.5%)
There were 9339 total votes.
The poll ended: June 24th 2016

I'm actually really surprised that Gender Bender is the most hated. Why is that the case? And by our definitions, yaoi is considered a demographic, so it purposely wasn't an option in last week's poll.
Posted by lambchopsil on June 25th 6:35am Comments ( 32 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Least Favorite Genre
This week's suggestion from BooXx is about the genre you'd most avoid when reading a manga series. We tend to always use the question of "favorite" in the polls, so what about the one you hate the most?

You can submit poll ideas here (and try to keep them manga/anime-related)
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Is it okay for guys to have long hair?
Choices:
Only in anime - votes: 1056 (10.3%)
Only in real life - votes: 43 (0.4%)
It's okay in both - votes: 5552 (54.4%)
It's never okay - votes: 514 (5%)
Don't care - votes: 3045 (29.8%)
There were 10210 total votes.
The poll ended: June 17th 2016

I guess certain people can pull it off...
Posted by lambchopsil on June 18th 6:19am Comments ( 33 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Guys with Long Hair
This week's poll is from Kogeki1. Any opinion on guys with long hair?

You can submit poll ideas here (and try to keep them manga/anime-related)
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Your favorite mangaka makes a series that focuses on a genre you really dislike...
Choices:
Skip it entirely - votes: 1931 (27%)
Try reading it right away - votes: 3191 (44.7%)
Only read it if other people say it's good - votes: 2021 (28.3%)
There were 7143 total votes.
The poll ended: June 11th 2016

I guess a good mangaka trumps all
Posted by lambchopsil on June 11th 7:44am Comments ( 20 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
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