|New Poll - Collector
(39 posts, 818 views) Posted: 54d 10h, 4m ago by SinsI in News
Generic everyday goods with anime/manga characters/symbols - a few cups, a few plates, some notebooks; maybe model my room after one of my favorite shows...
Physical volumes/DVDs/music CDs take too much precious space.
Figures could be interestin ...
|New Poll - Archiving Fansubs
(17 posts, 504 views) Posted: 61d 7h, 14m ago by SinsI in News
Since now it is faster to redownload them than try and find the media you've written them to, I only archive very rare hard to get series. ...
|Recent Outage Due to DMCA Request
(52 posts, 4074 views) Posted: 91d 6h, 3m ago by SinsI in News
If they did it without following the proper law-prescribed procedures, doesn't this mean that they have illegally breached their contract with you? ...
|New Poll - Pleasure Reading
(34 posts, 1012 views) Posted: 96d 0h, 59m ago by SinsI in News
"Please don't tell my parents I'm a supervillain", last week. After "soon I'll be invincible" gotten hooked up on antihero books... ...
|New Poll - OS
(14 posts, 539 views) Posted: 102d 7h, 57m ago by SinsI in News
Multi-boot of Windows XP, 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 ...
|New Poll - MU Years
(64 posts, 2715 views) Posted: 242d 22h, 36m ago by SinsI in News
In that case, isn't it better to make the poll "How soon did you join after you first started visiting MangaUpdates?".
Expecting people to track those dates is kinda silly - unless there was something personally memorable around the time of joining, n ...
|New Poll - MU Years
(64 posts, 2715 views) Posted: 243d 4h, 33m ago by SinsI in News
Strange poll, as all the data is available in the Profile section...
|New Poll - Cosplay Opposites
(22 posts, 1042 views) Posted: 264d 10h, 53m ago by SinsI in News
I think an extremely important part - gender of the one answering - is missing from the poll.
Please change it so that the options are differentiated on that basis, too.
|New Poll - Mediums
(27 posts, 1057 views) Posted: 278d 15h, 4m ago by SinsI in News
How the hell would I know? It'd obviously depend on which one is the best. ...
|New Poll - Books
(28 posts, 1278 views) Posted: 313d 1h, 49m ago by SinsI in News
Electronic or library.
Storage space is extremely expensive where I live. From my calculations (average book price is 7$, rental price is 30$/1m^2 per month, you can store 100 books on 1m^2), if I don't re-read every book every 21 months or less, it is actua ...
|New Poll - Aggregate Sites
(40 posts, 1800 views) Posted: 327d 11h, 19m ago by SinsI in News
They suck for many reasons:
1) They take up precious screen space
2) They contain things that distract from the content
3) (sometimes) far worse UI - no keyboard navigation, need to wait for next page to download each time, etc.
4) They require you to be online
|New Poll - Mortality
(43 posts, 1997 views) Posted: 341d 5h, 42m ago by SinsI in News
If you can be killed by sickness, how can you be called "invincible"?
I'd choose immortality with possibility of death by suicide. ...
|New Poll - World Transfer
(64 posts, 2737 views) Posted: 347d 8h, 4m ago by SinsI in News
What about family? Friends? All the favorite characters from other manga?
Just No. ...
|New Poll - Archive Fansubs
(23 posts, 1084 views) Posted: 355d 8h, 34m ago by SinsI in News
No. I used to, but nowdays it is much faster/more convenient to just redownload it again instead of looking for the HDD with that particular show. ...
|New Poll - Fan Service
(37 posts, 2809 views) Posted: 390d 5h, 25m ago by SinsI in News
A little hardcore sex scene in the beginning of a non-ecchi series can help set a "Mature" tone, signaling that the author is not going to resort to kindergarten level of romance and psychology. So, overall, I think it is a huge boon.
OTOH, if the "fan ...
|New Poll - Hardest to Scanlate
(28 posts, 2057 views) Posted: 418d 13h, 44m ago by SinsI in News
The ones with greatest amount of complex text are the hardest to scanlate.
Which means most of the Action series prevalent in Shounen are out of the competition. Everything else is on a case-by-case basis.
At a glance, Skip Beat (3-4 times normal amount of text ...
|New Poll - Last Gen Consoles
(52 posts, 2777 views) Posted: 432d 2h, 58m ago by SinsI in News
Android smartphone. ...
|New Poll - Completed Series
(46 posts, 2951 views) Posted: 439d 3h, 13m ago by SinsI in News
230 full non-hentai multi-volume series(3+ volumes each).
I don't count oneshots/one volume series, as there is always a question of how to count anthologies, especially by the same author - as one or as twenty series? And what if they are connected by a c ...
|New Poll - Mascot Characters
(39 posts, 2546 views) Posted: 446d 8h, 17m ago by SinsI in News
>They're alright as long as they serve a functional purpose
Example: Menchi from Excel Saga ...
|New Poll - Spoilers
(16 posts, 1389 views) Posted: 460d 12h, 9m ago by SinsI in News
I'd openly tell the contents of that spoiler - but present them as speculation. ...
|New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 10182 views) Posted: 467d 3h, 26m ago by SinsI in News
When scanlation stops due to a Cease & Desist - and subsequent license stops right where the scanlation ended. ...
|New Poll - Media Type
(43 posts, 2858 views) Posted: 474d 12h, 29m ago by SinsI in News
Really depends on the type of story.
I can cheat and answer "game", because games can be any of the other medium as well (except for theatrical play) ...
|New Poll - Foreign Films
(40 posts, 2950 views) Posted: 495d 8h, 56m ago by SinsI in News
Sentences and words in English are short, other languages are far more verbose - and for subs it makes a huge difference: the shorter the text, the less it covers the picture and the less time you need to read it. That means less distracting from the action on scre ...
|New Poll - Foreign Films
(40 posts, 2950 views) Posted: 495d 11h, 8m ago by SinsI in News
Depends on a case-by-case basis.
Sometimes our dubbers use such great VA's that they become The Voice of the actor; making it feel that anything else is a cheap imitation and not a viable option, even if I know the language in question.
But such cases are ...
|New Poll - Hating Art
(32 posts, 2516 views) Posted: 502d 3h, 42m ago by SinsI in News
In my case, "All the characters look the same/generic" and "hate certain styles of manga art" means exactly the same thing. ...