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|New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 9452 views) Posted: 396d 10h, 43m ago by greydrak in News
Agreed, I was looking through the options and this was the only one that fit, they all piss me off, and they all tie for most annoying parts of scanlations. ...
|New Poll - Optimal Story Length
(33 posts, 2966 views) Posted: 665d 9h, 1m ago by greydrak in News
This poll is kinda confusing for me...
It sort of makes me think more in terms of weekly(18~20 pages) vs monthly manga (~30 pages) instead of story arcs.
Chapter length isn't really a good comparison parameter, since it's more restricted by the publica ...
|I need some buying advice
(8 posts, 619 views) Posted: 708d 6h, 43m ago by greydrak in Games
Might make it easier if you list out some options you're considering too, since there's quite a lot of devices out there for gaming...
And from the looks of it, if you do decide on another handheld, the 3DS XL is a good one.
Much smoother buttons and way ...
|New Poll - Manga Price
(49 posts, 4719 views) Posted: 721d 1h, 44m ago by greydrak in News
Quote from switchgear
I'd say bordering average to expensive at about 10-12 CAD a book. A book that takes less than an hour to read and is mostly pictures (albeit fricking awesome pictures) should never cost as much as a paperback novel that can be t ...
|What Do You Think Of It?
(7 posts, 633 views) Posted: 747d 9h, 19m ago by greydrak in Sherlock
This seems alrite, but then again I've already seen the actual show, so this is a rather big step down when you compare the two different mediums.
Not to mention it's kinda sucky when you already know the answer to the mystery too, so I'm not ...
|[Spoiler] Shank's Arm?
(13 posts, 1427 views) Posted: 754d 2h, 43m ago by greydrak in One Piece
Quote from Zarallx
But he can understand them. just curious if he somehow would have lead a Sea King there in the first place. Just a possibility.
That sea king is the one that roam that region normally, Luffy didn't lure it over, it's usually there.
Luffy didn' ...
|What are you playing now?
(1883 posts, 167346 views) Posted: 767d 9h, 47m ago by greydrak in Games
Guild Wars 2
Pokemon White 2
And hopefully soon, Code of Princess.
Hmm, sort of running out of games to play soon... ...
|What TV Shows Do You Watch?
(225 posts, 20021 views) Posted: 782d 8h, 42m ago by greydrak in Chatter Box
4 years after my last post, I'm currently watching these TV shows,
-Once upon a time.
-Hart of Dixie.
-Star Wars Clone wars.
More toons than shows, but I'm ...
(5 posts, 613 views) Posted: 800d 8h, 44m ago by greydrak in Fairy Tail
Quote from Brokyl
It's a "healthy" break from all the action I think.
I would have preferred this to be an extra/omake, not a full regular chapter that's just delaying the action so it fits with the big "300". ...
|One Piece manga or anime ?
(19 posts, 1751 views) Posted: 903d 11h, 37m ago by greydrak in One Piece
The manga wins hands down.
The anime suffers from the usual problem that plagues nearly all adaptations, filler.
There is too much unnecessary pauses, drawn out scenes, all to drag out the ~20 mins.
The action in the manga is way more intense than the animated ...
|Diablo III best-seller
(17 posts, 1510 views) Posted: 909d 12h, 5m ago by greydrak in Games
Sold well, at launch...
Yet it's not super popular(outside of the diablo crowd) or widely acclaimed as "greatest game ever".
It's just another Diablo game, anyone who has experience with games in the last decade can tell you the game is ra ...
(3 posts, 337 views) Posted: 915d 5h, 11m ago by greydrak in Suggestions & Bugs
Keep in mind that status of series in whatever country is also only counted if it's printed in the volume forms.
So only change it if the actual volume is released, not if the chapters would count as a volume but hasn't been printed. ...
|Adult and Seinen
(11 posts, 1536 views) Posted: 919d 10h, 55m ago by greydrak in Suggestions & Bugs
Honestly, I think just keep it as is.
Content =/= demographics.
Demographic can have more prevalent genres that are more widely accepted by the target audience, but those genres does not define the demographic.
We really don't need to open up the poss ...
(2 posts, 279 views) Posted: 922d 10h, 14m ago by greydrak in Suggestions & Bugs
Search by genre.
It's a bit of work, using the genre filter up top and then searching using the categories.
It works though, just a bit of work.
|126 = CLAYMORE ~ END
(59 posts, 20293 views) Posted: 933d 2h, 4m ago by greydrak in Claymore
Whether it ends here or continues on as a different name, we'll find out when we find out.
I love the angry entitled leecher community we have, people don't even pay and support the mangakas and yet demand changes to how they do things without kn ...
|New Poll - Author vs. Artist
(36 posts, 3363 views) Posted: 952d 5h, 27m ago by greydrak in News
They're both equally important to me, I don't continue reading series of great art but crappy story, and vice versa.
In the end I don't follow artists/authors blindly, so I chose the "doesn't matter option". I may like certain artists/a ...
|Mass Effect 3 Boycott
(40 posts, 4860 views) Posted: 998d 5h, 53m ago by greydrak in Games
This whole anti-ME3 crap is just stupid...
If you get the collector's edition, the extra team member is included, as it should considering these people are paying $20 more than the regular edition people so obviously they deserve more for their dedication.
The ex ...
|Mangastream to STOP Scanlating Shounen Jump Series
(60 posts, 11222 views) Posted: 1015d 0h, 51m ago by greydrak in Chatter Box
One less provider(willingly or otherwise) for paid online readers is one step further in the fight against them.
Never been that concerned with groups scanlating mainstream series like the Jump ones, we've already won when Viz licensed these series years a ...
(6 posts, 611 views) Posted: 1062d 7h, 11m ago by greydrak in Games
People can discuss the hardware all they want, but it won't matter unless there are good software to support the hardware.
How useful the screen is will depend on how developers choose to use it, nothing that Nintendo can do about if the other devs uses it ...
|any good PC games?
(46 posts, 6365 views) Posted: 1075d 0h, 52m ago by greydrak in Games
Well, I'd start with listing what you'd call "crap" and we'll then come up with lists that hopefully doesn't fit that description. What you consider as "FUN" would also help, just to help coming up with a good list for ya. ...
|What would you do if food you disliked was served?
(55 posts, 2933 views) Posted: 1133d 0h, 6m ago by greydrak in Chatter Box
I'll eat it, how much I eat will depend on if anyone's that insistent on making me eat it...
Unless I'm physically unable to eat something (allergy, intolerance, etc) I'll eat as much as I can since it's probably still food, and wasting food isn' ...
|Site Poll - Chat Box 154 - Animals in Manga
(23 posts, 1963 views) Posted: 1134d 10h, 3m ago by greydrak in Chatter Box
As long as the animals are well written and somewhat appealing looking it's fine.
I've read plenty of series where the animals are main characters as well as ones that are just filler pets, and so long as they do their job in the story it doesn't ma ...
|WoW: the bane of the MmO genre?
(24 posts, 1998 views) Posted: 1140d 11h, 12m ago by greydrak in Games
Quote from R4diance
i played eq2 for 3 years, we pwned like every avatar in RoK. and after that i played wow for year, and i definitly choose wow. i do not liked open world rank-farming pvp in eq2 so arenas in wow was the perfect challenge for me. and pve conte ...
|Do you watch less anime now?
(121 posts, 10130 views) Posted: 1154d 6h, 54m ago by greydrak in Manga General
I used to watch a lot of anime, and read a lot of manga..
Now I only read manga, since there's not much on in terms of quality anime that I actually care enough to watch... ...
|Site Poll - Chat Box 149 - Scanlation Groups and Their Projects
(16 posts, 2000 views) Posted: 1169d 6h, 44m ago by greydrak in Chatter Box
I voted for the last option, since it's rare that I'll find a group that I like every one of their projects.
I absolutely hate it when the group is sitting on raws of one series, slowly churning out releases of other projects and then get all angry when another gro ...
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