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When I read an unknown word or complicated term, I typically...
Gloss over it and don't bother looking it up
Use Google and read the first result
Go old-school and use a dictionary
Use Wikipedia (or an encyclopedia) and read everything about it as well as the related stuff
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Akiba's Trip? Really?
(0 posts, 316 views) Posted: 640d 19h, 23m ago by Harimau in Akiba's Trip
Is that the actual name? Some poor pun? ...
New Poll - Hardest to Scanlate
(28 posts, 2789 views) Posted: 720d 20h, 34m ago by Harimau in News
Certain Seinen, because they cover niche topics like calligraphy or Italian cooking or history that often need additional research, and probably tend to have a fair amount of text more than shounen or others. ...
Group Links Update 2
(45 posts, 6504 views) Posted: 720d 21h, 1m ago by Harimau in News
I think it's a good idea.

Hopefully with the lure of free(?) advertising for their products, content owners back off MU for a bit. But I'm concerned it could also make content owners more "aware" of MU. Can anyone please weigh in?

Should M ...
Group Links Removed
(226 posts, 39606 views) Posted: 724d 13h, 53m ago by Harimau in News
Sigh. ...
still on hiatus??
(22 posts, 12783 views) Posted: 728d 18h, 55m ago by Harimau in Iris Zero
Quote from Izhy
it was around the time when Iris Zero became on hiatus that i start reading it..

That must have been devastating. sad

I'm going to (re-)read all 31 chapters from the beginning again. I'm looking forward to it. ...
New Poll - Last Gen Consoles
(52 posts, 3661 views) Posted: 734d 20h, 23m ago by Harimau in News
^ PC Gaming Master Race

Poll should have two more options:

- Wii
- PS3
- Xbox 360
- None. PC gaming.
- None. Don't play games. ...
New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 13238 views) Posted: 770d 12h, 6m ago by Harimau in News
Tough question. I picked #4 because it's happened most often (it seems), but #3 is probably more true for me. #2 would apply, but I tend to read a whole cluster of projects from a given group, so there's always something to read. #1 doesn't see ...
New Poll - Imperfect Art and/or Story
(31 posts, 3146 views) Posted: 847d 14h, 43m ago by Harimau in News
I think it strongly depends on the kind of manga and the story they're trying to tell. A good action manga lets you see the movement of the characters - too much detail can actually be a drawback as you lose the sense of motion and it feels like a static but be ...
New Poll - Protagonist
(20 posts, 2411 views) Posted: 881d 22h, 27m ago by Harimau in News
Why isn't there the cunning/clever option?
My favourite characters are always the smart ones.
Eumenes of Cardia Historie
Lelouch Lamperouge Code Geass
Light Death Note
Dirk Provin The Second Sons (not a manga or anime)
and several others I can' ...
New Poll - Rating Series
(35 posts, 3521 views) Posted: 937d 19h, 23m ago by Harimau in News
Definitely someone who rates the extremes.

Usually I have to be impressed enough to go to the series page and rate it a 10, or on the other hand, disgusted enough to go to the series page and rate it a 1, before promptly removing it from my reading list. ...
New Poll - Fonts (v2)
(70 posts, 11783 views) Posted: 1043d 9h, 25m ago by Harimau in News
This whole poll is a troll. Makes me laugh. Well played. ...
New Poll - Fonts (v2)
(70 posts, 11783 views) Posted: 1043d 9h, 28m ago by Harimau in News
15.8% comic sans ms, haha, such a troll option. It was my selection too. ...
The Endless Abyss Isn't So Endless
(17 posts, 2872 views) Posted: 1050d 7h, 41m ago by Harimau in News
Damn. I really liked some of the shorter series (like 4 volumes), and I love Kimi no Knife. I'm very glad to hear it'll be picked up by IMS though. ...
New Poll - First...
(19 posts, 3890 views) Posted: 1057d 11h, 38m ago by Harimau in News
I guess the first, shall we say, "embrace", didn't make the list.

After running all the way down the list, the word "first" stopped meaning anything to me. I guess I'll go with first vacation - I haven't been on a proper holiday (o ...
New Poll - Side Stories
(15 posts, 2157 views) Posted: 1155d 11h, 3m ago by Harimau in News
What this guy said.

Basically, it's about quality. So in general:
Main story quality > Side story arc quality > occasional one chapter side story quality
The reason I put one chapter side-story as lowest on the list is because, generally, you can't really d ...
New Poll - Paper Quality
(16 posts, 2381 views) Posted: 1168d 13h, 47m ago by Harimau in News
I think it's more a matter of distribution.
I mean, the appeal of scanlation is that it's digital, it's discreet, it's "on-demand" and it's DRM-free - not necessarily that it's free.

Scanlated material is more convenient in the ...
I have not read this, but...
(1 posts, 714 views) Posted: 1248d 18h, 2m ago by Harimau in Sasuga no Sarutobi
That guy looks exactly like the guy from Accel World. lol.

Is this any good, btw? What kind of series would be similar to this in terms of the plot or genre or experience? ...
Page sizes in scanlation: Stick between 1000 and 1600 pixels high.
(1 posts, 1088 views) Posted: 1254d 10h, 17m ago by Harimau in Manga General
I'm not sure if this has come up before, but I thought I'd mention it here now, because...

Lately, I've been seeing a lot of scanlators use HUGE page-sizes (for distribution, not talking about what resolutions they work at), I'm talking 2400 pixels ...
nyan koi cancelled?
(5 posts, 6286 views) Posted: 1265d 13h, 50m ago by Harimau in Nyan Koi!
So, for some reason nyan koi has disappeared from Flex Comix' website
as well as the yahoo! comics website
(as linked on wikipedia).
This potentially means it' ...
Yeah....I still don't know
(23 posts, 3662 views) Posted: 1273d 17h, 20m ago by Harimau in Medaka Box
All his -gatari works are infinitely superior to this one. I doubt he even had the vaguest idea he was going to take the plot in this direction when he started. ...
(59 posts, 22104 views) Posted: 1304d 19h, 33m ago by Harimau in Claymore
Quote from DragoZERO
There is some speculation that this is due to a new law and arguments over rights with Yagi. Other authors are in the same situation. You can read this blog: se-law-reason ...
(59 posts, 22104 views) Posted: 1305d 5h, 38m ago by Harimau in Claymore
Quote from VitaX
It's probably the end of the series we know as Claymore in name, then a sequel or a name change will come about.

I agree with this. There'll be a Claymore Act 2, or something. ...
Please explain something about this series.
(4 posts, 1972 views) Posted: 1311d 11h, 59m ago by Harimau in Golden Time (Novel)
... Yanagisawa Mitsuo, and they hit it off at once. Somehow arriving at their intended goal just on time, there appeared in front of the two a beautiful girl holding a bouquet of roses. The girl then whacked Mitsuo across the face with the bouquet and handed the ...
ok, question about Yumin
(3 posts, 1510 views) Posted: 1324d 8h, 0m ago by Harimau in Sun-Ken Rock
Her korean records are forged, so maybe that includes her age and accomplishments? ...
(2 posts, 2080 views) Posted: 1395d 10h, 7m ago by Harimau in Kono S o Mi yo!
Does anyone know what happened to Hobo-1? All his releases appear to have disappeared. ...

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