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New Poll - Bad Scanlations
(55 posts, 4239 views) Posted: 221d 16h, 8m ago by hollabaloo in News
I voted "disagree." A lot of scanlators are hesitant to redo chapters that have already been scanlated, no matter how bad the translation is. Bad translations also tend to have a lot of clunky phrasing, and things like that really drive me up the wall. ...
New Poll - Bad Spelling/Grammar
(81 posts, 12269 views) Posted: 1327d 9h, 50m ago by hollabaloo in News
It annoys the hell out of me. I would prefer it if the scanlation group just held on to the release for a few days longer instead of reading a release with bad spelling and grammar in it. ...
New Poll - Handling Criticism
(17 posts, 2636 views) Posted: 1339d 14h, 58m ago by hollabaloo in News
I subscribe to the "it's okay to like/dislike things but don't be a dick about it" philosophy. Then again, whenever I see the "if you don't like it don't read it!!!!!" excuse or the "all stories are cliche!!!!" excuse ...
New Poll - Side Stories
(15 posts, 2428 views) Posted: 1398d 18h, 24m ago by hollabaloo in News
This guy knows what's up. ...
New Poll - Unwanted Pairing
(38 posts, 6448 views) Posted: 1398d 18h, 26m ago by hollabaloo in News
uh...why? Serious question. ...
New Poll - Unwanted Pairing
(38 posts, 6448 views) Posted: 1406d 1h, 16m ago by hollabaloo in News
I'd keep reading because in the end I'm there for the story as a whole and not the romance, but I'm always a little disappointed when the final pairing is main character / first guy/girl he or she meets in the story. That goes double when the main ...
New Poll - Talking with Authors
(24 posts, 2910 views) Posted: 1580d 11h, 51m ago by hollabaloo in News
No way. There's way too much potential for people to take it too far and be creepy about it. I mean, if the author says 'hey, you can contact me through [social media] at [address/username/etc] if you like' then whatever, but anything farther th ...
New Poll - Character Age
(19 posts, 2004 views) Posted: 1609d 0h, 54m ago by hollabaloo in News
I don't care how old the protagonist is in comparison to my age. I just want to see more protagonists in their twenties or older, since there are more teenage protagonists in manga than I care to count. ...
New Poll - Marrying a Manga Character
(56 posts, 4915 views) Posted: 1617d 17h, 47m ago by hollabaloo in News
The 'u mad' defense? Yawn. Try harder next time. ...
New Poll - Marrying a Manga Character
(56 posts, 4915 views) Posted: 1622d 13h, 37m ago by hollabaloo in News
"Increasing lack of truly feminine girls in the real world"? "Pledge their love to an ideal, gentle virtual person"?

Ahahaha wow you're a terrible person if you're not trolling ...
New Poll - Scanlation Watermarks
(113 posts, 11651 views) Posted: 1629d 16h, 38m ago by hollabaloo in News
I don't care about watermarks as long as they don't obscure the art or speech bubbles. It's annoying when they do, but I usually just shrug my shoulders and deal with it. It's pretty hard to complain about free manga unless the quality mak ...
New Poll - Manga in E-Book Format
(17 posts, 1487 views) Posted: 1700d 1h, 23m ago by hollabaloo in News
I already own an e-reader, and I'd definitely buy the e-book version if I could, because I'm sick of having manga take up so much space on my bookshelf. I want to put novels and other stuff in there! ...
New Poll - Manga in E-Book Format
(17 posts, 1487 views) Posted: 1700d 1h, 26m ago by hollabaloo in News
If it's not worth buying for you, then why do you still want to read it? Serious question, because doesn't liking something kind of imply that it's "buy-worthy" for you in some way? ...
chapter 1
(9 posts, 1966 views) Posted: 1719d 19h, 36m ago by hollabaloo in Nisekoi
Quote from switchgear
i like the fact the main characters had a long history going into the one shot and had not just met or reunited without remembering each other if that is the case at the beginning. I also don't like the second girl possibly being the girl from ...
New Poll - For an Essay
(97 posts, 8887 views) Posted: 1727d 21h, 1m ago by hollabaloo in News
The fuck? The fact that someone is actually asking this question makes my mind boggle. The Japanese are just people like the rest of us. ...
Aggregators, Scanlators, and MU
(80 posts, 5591 views) Posted: 1761d 17h, 51m ago by hollabaloo in News
I pretty much agree with this. I have no problems with restricting releases to forum members on their site or having IRC releases only. However, when scanlators make it impossible for latecomers to get all the releases for a series or even slip random hentai pag ...
New Poll - Cliffhangers
(9 posts, 419 views) Posted: 1761d 18h, 6m ago by hollabaloo in News
I only like cliffhangers if they're done well but they usually aren't, so :/ ...
Aggregators, Scanlators, and MU
(80 posts, 5591 views) Posted: 1763d 17h, 24m ago by hollabaloo in News
Don't feed the troll, guys. ...
Best Shoujo Heroine(s)
(182 posts, 43155 views) Posted: 1764d 20h, 3m ago by hollabaloo in Shoujo/Josei
I don't read much shoujo anymore, but here goes:

Kanoko from Warau Kanoko-sama
Shizuku from Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun ...
Aggregators, Scanlators, and MU
(80 posts, 5591 views) Posted: 1765d 18h, 35m ago by hollabaloo in News
I guess your sarcasm detector isn't working, huh? Geez, if you're going to be a troll, at least be a funny one. ...
Sexism - Grow a sack, women (or: Why I am not a Feminist)
(43 posts, 4788 views) Posted: 1766d 2h, 47m ago by hollabaloo in Chatter Box
Quote from Amber3
Makes me quite mad to see people who have no real idea of what they are talking about making such generalized articles like this! no


Well, there are quite a few idiots in this thread as well. (I'm talking about all the people basically saying " ...
Aggregators, Scanlators, and MU
(80 posts, 5591 views) Posted: 1766d 16h, 23m ago by hollabaloo in News
angry thirteen year old fanboy (or possibly troll) alert, whee woo whee woo ...
Sexism - Grow a sack, women (or: Why I am not a Feminist)
(43 posts, 4788 views) Posted: 1789d 15h, 59m ago by hollabaloo in Chatter Box
I'm glad you don't agree, because I can tell that the people who wrote it is the standard privileged white male, possibly with a side order of men's rights douchebaggery. Also L O L he's basically saying that women aren't equal bec ...
About matias067
(131 posts, 11433 views) Posted: 1790d 19h, 44m ago by hollabaloo in News
Actions have consequences, and the release mod did something wrong that other people (and especially other scanlators) deserve to know about. I hardly see how this is public humiliation; all I see is the mods telling everyone "help us keep this guy in check, s ...
New Poll - Bad Art
(17 posts, 1608 views) Posted: 1816d 19h, 0m ago by hollabaloo in News
the only reason Oh Great gets any work period is because his artwork has tons of fanservice

Fixed that for you. ...

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