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New Poll - Scanlation Ethics
(80 posts, 10623 views) Posted: 972d 7h, 28m ago by pknoctis in News
It's wrong if it's possible and likely to be licensed in english

It's not wrong if you know it's never going to be licensed

This is of course assuming that publishers/authors merely want wide circulation of their books + desire profit in cases pos ...
Should manga aggregator sites be allowed to use mangaupdates for their means of advertising?
(36 posts, 7547 views) Posted: 974d 6h, 1m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from Kaitentsuki
If you cant stay on topic then don't bloody post, make another topic instead of hijacking another one that you think has hidden agendas, maybe it does have one but that doesn't give you right to just go off topic off a legit poll with ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 974d 7h, 52m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from Lorska
That's enough.
If you can't discuss on a reasonable level anymore then just stop.

reported


Lol if youni is reported, so should that pod woman for provoking him. This whole thread derailed over a dozen pages ago, don't preten ...
Should manga aggregator sites be allowed to use mangaupdates for their means of advertising?
(36 posts, 7547 views) Posted: 974d 8h, 1m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
There is no point in staying on topic, because the topic's prompt is a joke

1) Manga scanlation is not ethical
2) Everyone in this business is a thief, there is no code of honor
3) Shut the fuck up about something that is nonexistent ...
What do you think of before you go to sleep?
(142 posts, 9440 views) Posted: 1006d 3h, 35m ago by pknoctis in Chatter Box
rated 18+ things ...
New Poll - Bad Parts of Manga
(38 posts, 3620 views) Posted: 1006d 13h, 3m ago by pknoctis in News
The only deal breaker for me is characterization. It's impossible to be completely original, what a story needs is characters (this includes backstories) that really pull you in

This is why I hate shoujo, not because it's "romance" but because ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 1007d 16h, 58m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
@tragicking: You keep talking about these basic "sentence formation" skills yet why does my brain hurt every time I try to decipher your posts?

@SwR: No one cares what you think, why are you even on mangaupdates if you think scanlations are so s ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 1008d 3h, 20m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from tragicking
Would you please tell me how releasing a chapter in about 12-15 hrs after the raws are out is slow? EG scans releases Noblesse in that short amount of time which is also in far superior quality both in terms of translation and image quality(ty ...
MONEY ISSUES!
(12 posts, 1133 views) Posted: 1008d 3h, 38m ago by pknoctis in I'm Looking For...
Kurosagi
13 Game
Life is Money
Million Girl
Tobaku Haouden Zero ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 1008d 3h, 43m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from tragicking
Want more proofs about Mangapirate's bad quaity translation :
Check Noblesse 245 of both EG scans and MangaPirate's and you will find that there is more than grammar. Few sentences are right but maximum are wrong or n ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 1008d 3h, 58m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from podlizurko
then you are obviously as bad translator as he is , but since i'm fair here i will provide example of stupidity and stealing


http://eu.batoto.net/comics/2012/07/18/t/read50066062a7386/im g000004.jpg
http://mangapirate.net/Tower_of_G ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 1008d 11h, 46m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from podlizurko
because it is that bad , not just grammar , but translation as well


His grammar is a little awkward sometimes but his translation is spot on. This is coming from a Korean translator.

Half of you here are people from EGS, just grasping every stra ...
Japan vs Korea (London 2012)
(5 posts, 703 views) Posted: 1008d 12h, 10m ago by pknoctis in Chatter Box
Quote from APOKOLYPES
just saw the women's gold soccer match USA vs Japan (assuming that's the match you were referring to? b/c it was the big USA redemption match after their loss at the world cup last year) :/ i didn't think the gold ...
The ending!
(24 posts, 5770 views) Posted: 1008d 12h, 12m ago by pknoctis in Hikaru no Go
Aw it got killed off? HnG is one of my favorite mangas ever, period. :/ I think the ending quote (connecting future and past) isn't QUITE as random as it seems because Hikaru's obviously talking about how Sai's, and his own eventual love for Go ...
Which brand's headphones would you choose?
(14 posts, 1434 views) Posted: 1008d 12h, 15m ago by pknoctis in Music
Sony > Skullcandy

Even nicer brands are Sennheiser, Audio-technica, Koss, Klipsch ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 1008d 12h, 40m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
One - why do people keep bitching about his grammar? It's not bad at all. I've seen worse from more "reputable" groups and no one said a thing.

Two - another thing I don't get is, why is it a bad thing to be scanlating for the money? I ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 1012d 5h, 48m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from Myuym
The whole shut up and give us money is probably based on this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaHUpWuqNHY



It's actually quite a popular meme on the interwebs right now.............................

@argument that MP is stealing some other reader ...
Quality vs. Speed (mangapirate case)
(301 posts, 40524 views) Posted: 1014d 3h, 34m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
I do not agree with what Youni (Mangapirate admin) is doing right now, but there is one thing I do appreciate about what he is doing.

Sure there's an "ethic" in the scanlation world, which is namely - if another group's working on it, you don' ...
Hwang Mi Ri.
(9 posts, 1006 views) Posted: 1049d 16h, 28m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from lsako
http://www.mangaupdates.com/authors.html?id=134:
Quote
Hwang Mi Ri is a pseudonym created by Kkotnim to publish massive amounts of manwha under one name.


oh wowwwww that explains why all of those authors draw the same and write t ...
Post a genre that you hate, and let others try to change your mind
(195 posts, 20675 views) Posted: 1049d 16h, 35m ago by pknoctis in Manga General
Quote from asmageddon
Mecha - because it's dumb. There are exceptions like Bokurano, Macross Frontier or Code Geass, but in general I hate mecha

Sports - most boring genre in the world

Martial Arts - just make a fantasy manga because in the end yo ...
Boob Size Preferance
(602 posts, 69249 views) Posted: 1152d 2h, 46m ago by pknoctis in Adult (18+)
small, petite girls - b cup
tall girls - c cup

I know exactly what I like. ...
Latest movie(s) you've seen?
(1450 posts, 112342 views) Posted: 1152d 2h, 48m ago by pknoctis in Chatter Box
The house bunny
....trying to remember WHY I watched such a bad movie ...
What are you playing now?
(1909 posts, 182992 views) Posted: 1152d 2h, 48m ago by pknoctis in Games
FF VII Crisis core (again) laugh ...
End.
(3 posts, 516 views) Posted: 1152d 2h, 50m ago by pknoctis in My heart is beating
I thought it was super special awesome.
/bias/ ...
Worst SHOUNEN Cliche
(592 posts, 122726 views) Posted: 1152d 2h, 52m ago by pknoctis in Shounen/Seinen
Definitely been posted earlier but the worst cliches IMO:

1. all the strongest fighters are around the MC's age (which, seeing as it's shounen, is usually 14-15)
2. MC can't kill because it's wrong
3. constantly better fighters popping up (which m ...

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