|New Poll - Skipping to the End
(20 posts, 437 views) Posted: 5d 13h, 58m ago by SinsI in News
I only do that if I am thinking of dropping it, to see if it improves at least a little, or to give the story a bit of conclusion. ...
|New Poll - Spin-Off Series
(13 posts, 309 views) Posted: 11d 20h, 42m ago by SinsI in News
The spin-offs I found interesting:
1) those that just share the world but none or only a tiny amount of the cast (i.e. Devilman Lady vs Devilman)
2) those where the original has two sides facing off and in the spin-off you are following the other side.
(i.e. Sekai Seifuku anim ...
|New Poll - Another Anime vs. Manga
(28 posts, 983 views) Posted: 40d 17h, 14m ago by SinsI in News
No choices are suitable for me:
Read or watch adaptation (whichever it is) first, the original later. ...
|New Poll - Blood Boil
(68 posts, 2619 views) Posted: 61d 12h, 9m ago by SinsI in News
Censorship of offensive material pisses me off the most in manga. ...
|New Poll - Dropped Series
(24 posts, 1331 views) Posted: 75d 6h, 39m ago by SinsI in News
A mix of the first, sixth and last options for me - while I can understand common Japanese, my kanji knowledge is only elementary so I have to look for spoilers/summaries to understand long complex sentences. ...
|Red Hawk Scanlations Closed
(42 posts, 4214 views) Posted: 85d 7h, 26m ago by SinsI in News
Doubt it. Usually groups close by gradually becoming inactive so that, eventually, one of the remaining members makes the farewell post - while keeping the site intact at least for a while afterwards.
Here we have a group that kept making releases (Nisekoi was re ...
|New Poll - Manga Influencing Your Decision
(11 posts, 722 views) Posted: 97d 1h, 55m ago by SinsI in News
Absolutely. My opinion on politics and politicians have been greatly influenced by "Akumetsu".
Also, stories like "No Mercy" from Kiyoshirou Inoue changed my view on the blackness of the world - news and films are depicting far too bright ...
|New Poll - Manga Ads
(29 posts, 1615 views) Posted: 156d 8h, 55m ago by SinsI in News
The only ads I wouldn't mind is for the merchandise (or hard copy) of that very manga/novel. ...
|New Poll - Genders and Games
(23 posts, 2056 views) Posted: 194d 5h, 8m ago by SinsI in News
Male. For computer games that use 3-rd person view, I use only female characters. If I have to stare at a character for hours and hours, I prefer looking at sexy elven girl's ass and not at hairy orc's butt. ...
|New Poll - Pirate Remorse
(34 posts, 2648 views) Posted: 202d 1h, 50m ago by SinsI in News
Of course never, I feel good about it - "sharing is caring".
Helping spread the work of an author you enjoyed is a very good deed to both the author and his potential fans. I feel that Authors should profit from their works only after the users have alread ...
|New Poll - Appearances
(16 posts, 1385 views) Posted: 216d 3h, 30m ago by SinsI in News
One extremely important point based off one of the recent polls: some artists can only draw a very limited number of distinct character looks, with the rest of the differences defined by their hair color/style and outfit. If that is the case, any change in character app ...
|New Poll - Character Clones
(24 posts, 1563 views) Posted: 222d 14h, 16m ago by SinsI in News
Decided not to vote.
If the author uses "character clones", to detect it you need to actually read all those series. This implies that the author is good enough to seek another of his works after reading the first one. And that quality is what's importa ...
|New Poll - Apocalypse
(34 posts, 2270 views) Posted: 236d 14h, 17m ago by SinsI in News
That data is meaningless if you don't take into account the falling EROI for oil and depletion of aquifers. Due to that, our food production capabilities might fall below the levels where we can support that peak population, and even 6 or 7 billion would be too muc ...
|New Poll - Apocalypse
(34 posts, 2270 views) Posted: 237d 4h, 52m ago by SinsI in News
The most realistic one is the scariest one, so Overpopulation. ...
|New Poll - Mangaka Assistant
(17 posts, 1581 views) Posted: 265d 1h, 39m ago by SinsI in News
>Touching the mangaka
>Seeing the mangaka's face
>Breathing in the same air as the mangaka
>Having the mangaka's phone number
Creepy... Is this a poll for stalkers? ...
|New Poll - Switching Japanese Language
(31 posts, 2962 views) Posted: 271d 14h, 5m ago by SinsI in News
No way. I don't want a language where even a native speaker frequently can't read the text if he stumbles upon an unknown symbol (despite learning it for 2 years longer than in standard European school), so no languages that are written using hiero ...
|New Poll - Dropping a Series
(25 posts, 2601 views) Posted: 279d 5h, 25m ago by SinsI in News
Voted for "Plot Veers off into a bad direction", but the option I really wanted is missing - "story elements that attracted me in the first place disappeared". I.e. instead of light erotic comedy with character interaction story transformed into one ...
|New Poll - Membership
(25 posts, 2004 views) Posted: 320d 15h, 17m ago by SinsI in News
I thought you can't vote in polls if you are not registered on MU... ...
(25 posts, 3420 views) Posted: 327d 6h, 51m ago by SinsI in News
He might come back, right? Taking a break can re-fuel his passion for translating. ...
|New Poll - Collector
(39 posts, 2289 views) Posted: 433d 0h, 14m 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, 1502 views) Posted: 439d 21h, 24m 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, 7138 views) Posted: 469d 20h, 14m 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, 2203 views) Posted: 474d 15h, 9m 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, 1129 views) Posted: 480d 22h, 7m ago by SinsI in News
Multi-boot of Windows XP, 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 ...
|New Poll - MU Years
(64 posts, 4613 views) Posted: 621d 12h, 47m 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 ...