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How do you name your characters?
(45 posts, 3257 views) Posted: 7d 14h, 15m ago by That3rdGuy in Games
I rarely play any games, let alone ones that allow you to name your character. I typically go for random, so long as it's somewhat fitting. The last game I made good names for was a text-based MMORPG (called Dragon Realms) over 15 years ago laugh
Bayloc ...
Dark Humor?
(9 posts, 483 views) Posted: 8d 15h, 53m ago by That3rdGuy in I'm Looking For...
I definitely second Dorohedoro.
Nickelodeon, maybe?
It's funny because the category is call "black humor" for some reason, even though the term is dark humor. Black humor sounds like it'd be jokes that black people would enjoy more th ...
New Poll - Manga Fan
(39 posts, 1096 views) Posted: 12d 14h, 6m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Well, I've been reading manga for about 4 years now... I'm somewhere between the higher end of "Casual reader" and the lower end of "Rookie." It's only that high because I'm including manga that I only read a ...
(7 posts, 288 views) Posted: 12d 14h, 30m ago by That3rdGuy in Manga General
Quote from Scyfon
Quote from Eclipse1
so many mangas repeat the same stupid cliches over and over.

Quote from dictionary
[klee-shey, kli-]
An expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losin ...
(8 posts, 633 views) Posted: 24d 12h, 54m ago by That3rdGuy in I'm Looking For...
I doubt you'll like these, but I'll try anyways.
Elfen Lied
Bit more of a GUROmance, with the girl killing people and all... still an awesome and heartbreaking read.
Chobits was a decent read as well, though I didn't care much for the dynamics of their r ...
Make me cry
(28 posts, 1682 views) Posted: 33d 2h, 24m ago by That3rdGuy in I'm Looking For...
Quote from haohao229900

Hm, I can't think of any sad or tearjerker-type moments. Typically, stories about one or more sexual deviants don't have many sad parts. Not to say it's not a good read, because it' ...
Worst SHOUNEN Cliche
(583 posts, 110196 views) Posted: 41d 18h, 9m ago by That3rdGuy in Shounen/Seinen
Quote from djbennyb
what i dislike about a lot of shounen like naruto and one piece is page upon page of boring fighting scenes... how about some more STORY?

That's because you're reading shounen lol. Seinen is apparently what you're look ...
What did you learn today?
(983 posts, 84450 views) Posted: 56d 10h, 44m ago by That3rdGuy in Chatter Box
Oh, Jesus. This is too hard for me not to reply. Forgive me in advance... or not.

Quote from Doormouse
There is a survival rate of 24% for stowaways in airplane landing gear. I can't believe multiple people are crazy enough to attempt this.

You seriously can' ...
The Pixar Theory
(11 posts, 492 views) Posted: 56d 23h, 34m ago by That3rdGuy in Chatter Box
Does it blow my mind?
No, because I'm not a simpleton who finds small connects of children's movies so much as noteworthy. Wow, the same vehicle appears in several movies and there is a ball and lamp which appear often as well! Holy shit, they of ...
New Poll - Anime Diverges
(20 posts, 565 views) Posted: 91d 20h, 6m ago by That3rdGuy in News
I fucking hate it when this happens. It occurred with Desert Punk and Elfen Lied. Its bullshit when they change the story to meet the generic TV program design or to satisfy the censors. I only watch those animes if I haven't reached that point in the manga or ...
New Poll - Mortality
(43 posts, 1567 views) Posted: 184d 0h, 5m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Everyone is replaceable?? Even your loved ones?? You have a warped mind my friend. You definitely need to mature. I truly hope you change your views.

Living forever is a curse, BTW. First two options are best. ...
New Poll - Media Type
(43 posts, 2479 views) Posted: 318d 14h, 43m ago by That3rdGuy in News
WTF is a drama cd? If it's just some crap where people are recorded trying to act, we kinda of got out of that around the 1950's radio shows.

If I had an original story to write, I'd use the medium of a book. Comics are for kids, same goes for m ...
New Poll - Bullying
(28 posts, 1852 views) Posted: 327d 11h, 43m ago by That3rdGuy in News
It's unrealistic and/or cliche in many series, but it almost always adds to the character development. Therefore, I feel it has a place in manga. It happens to many people every day and usually affects the way people act. Just because some people find it unp ...
What sorts of people read manga???
(959 posts, 153620 views) Posted: 330d 0h, 16m ago by That3rdGuy in Chatter Box
Gender: Male
Age: 25
Country/Continent: Wisconsin, USA
Race: Caucasian (dunno much about my dad's side, but still mostly Caucasian)
Main Personality Traits: Pretty lazy, smartass, sympathetic at times (to strangers and those who deserve it... yup, I prof ...
New Poll - Hating Art
(32 posts, 2123 views) Posted: 347d 14h, 20m ago by That3rdGuy in News
The art of hating!
I remember there was this guy who lived next to me and made a LOT of money selling marijuana. While he caused no problems (in fact, much of the profit went towards the community and I lived in a legal state), I still told the police when he got a ne ...
Why rename Weekly Shonen Jump ?
(7 posts, 880 views) Posted: 348d 13h, 9m ago by That3rdGuy in Suggestions & Bugs
Usually I don't care much about how things are categorized, but this is one I actually have an opinion about.
I strongly agree with somemango. I've been surfing anime/manga themed forums for a while (mostly to troll, to be honest) and have seen peop ...
New Poll - Favorite Character Type
(36 posts, 1949 views) Posted: 355d 4h, 10m ago by That3rdGuy in News
It's a tie between the quiet, good-looking one and the scheming plotter because those are the ones I can see myself as and relate to the most. I really don't like those from shounen because they're usually have exaggerated personalities. Yup.. ...
New Poll - Exercise
(30 posts, 2146 views) Posted: 383d 15h, 24m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Yes. Just because one runs errands while doing it doesn't make it not count. It's just not exercising for the sake of exercising. If anything, it's smarter (IMO) to do something meaningful while exercising so you don't give up on it. ...
New Poll - Exercise
(30 posts, 2146 views) Posted: 383d 15h, 28m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Sometimes... usually only if I'm actually working (like when I do construction). Otherwise, I really don't need it. Well, I do, but it's not like I'm overweight. I'm just not in shape, either. My metabolism works really well even though I' ...
How much does manga normally cost in your country?
(62 posts, 4357 views) Posted: 384d 6h, 46m ago by That3rdGuy in Manga General
FREE! I'm exclusively a pirate and leecher. The mangaka can eat it. laugh

Seriously, though, I have no clue. I wouldn't be caught dead buying something I could get for free online. Even if I wasn't woefully poor (because all my extra money goes to w ...
New Poll - Imperfect Art and/or Story
(31 posts, 2109 views) Posted: 389d 2h, 45m ago by That3rdGuy in News
I'll take anything no matter how bad so long as I find it entertaining. For example, the original Onepunch Man (not the ones currently being released) has absolutely terrible art, but I still read it. I guess I do like rough artwork, like Alice in Hell and Dorohedoro, bu ...
Poll for class project
(15 posts, 864 views) Posted: 406d 10h, 51m ago by That3rdGuy in Manga General
I voted no, but I've went there before learning about manga. It's basically the reason I got into manga since some kid turned me on to it.
Why would it effect somebody? Does a, say, Italian who reads western comics want to visit the States because he ...
New Poll - Vehicle
(46 posts, 2716 views) Posted: 411d 12h, 55m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Seeing as you can pick anything, I'd have to say my choice is either a unicycle, a motorized wheelchair (like Hoveround), or a Segway.
Ballin'! cool
Just kidding. I'd definitely use a beer bike and be shitfaced all day, every day, until I drunkenly fall off in ...
New Poll - Preferred Setting
(21 posts, 1352 views) Posted: 418d 8h, 34m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Futuristic Earth with a post-apocalyptic theme. Something like Desert Punk and Alice in Hell. I like deserts and ruins. MC must be an antihero. Don't care about the location. Mercenaries are always good, too. Must be a seinen. Struggling to make a living while ...
New Poll - Preferred Setting
(21 posts, 1352 views) Posted: 418d 8h, 41m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Agreed. ...

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