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New Poll - Loli/Shota
(28 posts, 2579 views) Posted: 133d 19h, 17m ago by Calamansi in News
I voted no. Sexual fetishes have never really offended me unless they're inherently harmful + non-consensual or... extremely unsanitary. I know in the real-world there's things such as statutory rape, but from the loli/shota-like works I came across wh ...
New Poll - American Comics
(32 posts, 1852 views) Posted: 142d 21h, 34m ago by Calamansi in News
I've read some, like Saga, Shadoweyes, and the Walking Dead, but manga's just so much more accessible it's easier for me to find something I like.

Plus, it's easier for me to suspend belief when I'm reading a manga, while I' ...
What did you learn today?
(1014 posts, 107740 views) Posted: 146d 3h, 23m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
Apparently some playgrounds use tanbark for padding... TANBARK...!

I thought gravel was bad enough, especially when it froze over in the winter, but Stabby McSplinter Wood has it beat.

(P.S. Rainbow rubber mulch is the best) ...
Something that made you smile today.
(2732 posts, 284745 views) Posted: 149d 18h, 36m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
Dragged myself out of the house today and managed to do over an hour of cardio.
I've had difficulty motivating myself to do anything lately, and working out is especially difficult when depressed, but I did it! ...
New Poll - Categories
(21 posts, 1528 views) Posted: 150d 2h, 8m ago by Calamansi in News
MinatoAce has the right idea... character growth, followed by strong female lead. Though, if the story doesn't have any female leads, I'm fine with that too as long as the female side characters are compelling and not vapid accessories.

Honestly cha ...
New Poll - Forgetting the Story
(16 posts, 1119 views) Posted: 155d 23h, 24m ago by Calamansi in News
It takes me over a year to forget stories, longer if I really liked them. I read a lot of ongoing novel series when I was younger, so my memory's been trained well. ...
New Poll - Preferred Ending
(19 posts, 1498 views) Posted: 162d 6h, 1m ago by Calamansi in News
Happy ending, by my own selfish standards. Meaning, I think of an ending where my OTPs don't get together as "tragic" even if its written to be happy/ satisfying.

I struggled momentarily with "any ending, as long as its not rushed" but th ...
(2 posts, 512 views) Posted: 165d 5h, 0m ago by Calamansi in Hunter x Hunter
Ahh this makes me so happy. 10/10 chapter for me too. Perfect way to decompress after taking 3 exams back to back and finishing up a thesis.

I'm glad we finally got to learn the name of Kurapika's master!! And yes, Melody's back! This make ...
short male protag/love interest
(2 posts, 325 views) Posted: 173d 1h, 19m ago by Calamansi in I'm Looking For...
Lovely Complex and Get Love!! - Field no Ouji-sama immediately come to mind; I read them both a long time ago, and thought they were pretty funny.

Meru Puri sorta works, but its shotacon-y...

The short male lead tag may be useful in finding other titles. I don't ...
Do you have any childhood friend like in manga?
(7 posts, 1505 views) Posted: 177d 20h, 19m ago by Calamansi in Shoujo/Josei
I moved around a lot as a kid, courtesy of the United States military. With only my cruddy flip cellphone, infrequent e-mails, and Neopets at my disposal as a kid, I rapidly lost contact with the friends I made in elementary school after one big move from Alaska to Texa ...
New Poll - Reread a Series
(17 posts, 1555 views) Posted: 179d 6h, 40m ago by Calamansi in News
Ah, I get it now.
You're confusing the bolded results from the last poll, posted by the OP, with the question posed by the current one. bigrazz
Check the results on the left hand side; you'll see that a great majority of people have re-read a series, and for those ...
New Poll - Reread a Series
(17 posts, 1555 views) Posted: 180d 6h, 20m ago by Calamansi in News
Nah, it ain't sad at all. No need to pity others for enjoying things in a different manner.

There are more and, in my opinion, far more interesting ways to appreciate a series than going, "Again, again!" and re-launching yourself into the story from be ...
New Poll - Reread a Series
(17 posts, 1555 views) Posted: 185d 4h, 34m ago by Calamansi in News
This is hard, because when I re-visit manga series it's usually only chunks that I really liked, or sections that I forgot if I quit reading a series for a while and come back to it later. I rarely re-read a whole series from beginning to end... I think I've only done ...
What type of heroine do you go for?
(8 posts, 765 views) Posted: 195d 14h, 58m ago by Calamansi in Shoujo/Josei
It's hard to go wrong with funny girls... especially ones who are really thirsty, but in a humorous way. I really liked Yasuko from Yasuko to Kenji and Yankumi from Gokusen. Though I'm sure I'd be more annoyed by their characters now, I liked ...
Coffee or Tea?
(160 posts, 10859 views) Posted: 196d 21h, 30m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
Tea! I really like the fruity variations.
Coffee is pretty undrinkable to me, too bitter. ...
Hunter x Hunter to Return from Hiatus
(4 posts, 838 views) Posted: 197d 4h, 37m ago by Calamansi in Hunter x Hunter
New Poll - Kidnapped Daughter
(37 posts, 3285 views) Posted: 199d 5h, 36m ago by Calamansi in News
What the? If I were a ruler, I would tolerate no demonic neighbors to begin with. If they're willing to go after royalty, who knows how much they terrorize the less fortunate?

My first impulse would be to take those hell-spawn out myself. Though, daughter' ...
What is Your Sexual Orientation?
(15 posts, 2357 views) Posted: 201d 22h, 13m ago by Calamansi in Manga General
Quote from VawX
I'm Heterosexual mmm...
What I find weird in this comment section is how some people start their comment with "sadly" even though it's your choice mmm...
And I'm quite surprised that there are quite a big numbe ...
Shonen with a blond protagonist
(6 posts, 457 views) Posted: 207d 1h, 32m ago by Calamansi in I'm Looking For...
... Naruto.

Okay, you've probably heard about that one. Honestly, I can only think of popular series, like Magi, Claymore (the blonde part is often pointed out in this one), Fullmetal Alchemist, Vento Aureo and I would like to say Superior, though its hard to tell beca ...
What do you want to eat right NOW?
(1294 posts, 85740 views) Posted: 207d 19h, 0m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
A nice, warm, buttery lobster roll sounds good right about now... curse my expensive tastes.
New Poll - Your Occupation
(35 posts, 3603 views) Posted: 218d 0h, 36m ago by Calamansi in News
Yeah, my mom was technically a stay at home mom until I entered elementary school, but she ran an at-home day care at the same time. No idea how she would have fit into the categories presented. ...
New Poll - Your Occupation
(35 posts, 3603 views) Posted: 220d 7h, 9m ago by Calamansi in News
Student, surviving off of scholarship money and parents' generosity. ...
New Poll - Skipping to the End
(20 posts, 2185 views) Posted: 234d 7h, 28m ago by Calamansi in News
Seldom... I've done it for popular series with premises that'll never interest me, such as Air Gear and Deadman Wonderland.

I've also skipped to the end for series that I started off liking well enough, but spiraled down to mediocrity. Spoilers don' ...
New Poll - Spin-Off Series
(13 posts, 1378 views) Posted: 241d 5h, 46m ago by Calamansi in News
Nah, manga need to be stand-alone. Tokyo Mew Mew A La Mary Sue, Soul Eater Moe, all that SnK garbage... the list of cringe-worthy spin-offs is terribly long. The only spin-off I've read and liked is Touhou Shinigami - Meteor Methuselah Gaiden, but even then ...
Oscar and Racism! [2016]
(12 posts, 1166 views) Posted: 248d 18h, 47m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
No hard feelings! I'm glad it was all a misunderstanding. Some of the more high-profile people in defense of the program's nominations were attacking black actors specifically, which is... curious, to say the least, because the issue is more "for t ...

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