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New Poll - Pleasure Reading
(34 posts, 3039 views) Posted: 884d 19h, 1m ago by Joentjuh in News
I read pretty much all the time, when I'm not at work that is.
Have been reading books since long before it became a requirement at school, my problem was more that I didn't read the books assigned, but the English translations/originals (don't l ...
What are you playing now?
(2023 posts, 222889 views) Posted: 893d 18h, 5m ago by Joentjuh in Games
Wanted to play Shadows of Mordor... dropped it after watching gameplay trailer / review (utterly boring and repetitive)
Next, Ryse: Son of Rome... Same, though more action and story oriented than ME:SoM
... Thought about Dragon Age replay.... but played it much to ...
What song are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
(4977 posts, 386344 views) Posted: 893d 18h, 22m ago by Joentjuh in Music
6. Shoji Yamashiro - Shohmyoh
From the "Symphonic Suite Akira" album (good album, if listed to sporadically). ...
New Poll - First Fandom
(27 posts, 2848 views) Posted: 899d 23h, 4m ago by Joentjuh in News
Euhm wut?
Weirdly phrased and very vague question. (also poll title doesn't correspond with poll question)

First fandom: I think it was Forgotten Realms (D&D).
"Japan" fandom: Not sure if it was any single thing. I simply like good quality stories ...
New Poll - Ad-blocker
(37 posts, 4181 views) Posted: 906d 21h, 23m ago by Joentjuh in News
There are people who don't use AdBlock? embarrassed

I use Privoxy + AdBlockPlus + Ghostery + Flashblock + NoScript on every machine I own.
What still gets through gets removed with Stylish.

This is besides a couple of hard redirects in my hosts file (/etc/hosts) to a lo ...
What type of cellphone do you have?
(282 posts, 22828 views) Posted: 1025d 3h, 32m ago by Joentjuh in Chatter Box
None \o/

Cellphone free for over 6 years now (before that a generic cheap pre-paid motorola as a 'requirement' for uni.) ...
New Poll - Crying
(48 posts, 3834 views) Posted: 1089d 3h, 17m ago by Joentjuh in News
Clannad, liked the anime better than the VN, if only for the pacing (but they both complement each other very well).

Fuko was brilliant, and the balance between comedy, tragedy, and drama was very well kept. ...
What song are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
(4977 posts, 386344 views) Posted: 1098d 20h, 7m ago by Joentjuh in Music
Battle Scars by The Chemical Brothers ...
What are you playing now?
(2023 posts, 222889 views) Posted: 1101d 3h, 50m ago by Joentjuh in Games
Neverwinter MMO, but I'm dropping it till the next campaign is out (they brought the drop-rates down and it has gotten really boring lately). Note, I play it like a (mostly) single-player game, and I'm not one for mindless repetition for meagre rewards.

Ah w ...
What song are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
(4977 posts, 386344 views) Posted: 1117d 6h, 34m ago by Joentjuh in Music
Quote from wickedvane
I Follow Rivers by Lykke Li


Good song, but I much prefer the Triggerfinger cover, or as a close second the Magician Remix... Both make the original kind of bland imo. ...
How old were you when you got your first cell phone?
(76 posts, 4262 views) Posted: 1155d 23h, 28m ago by Joentjuh in Chatter Box
I'm one of those rare few (at 26) that doesn't have one. Never saw the need for it.
Might buy a cheap one in the near future for work though... ...
What song are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
(4977 posts, 386344 views) Posted: 1157d 2h, 55m ago by Joentjuh in Music
Heather Alexander - March of Cambreadth ...
What turns you off... about a manga.
(306 posts, 52095 views) Posted: 1214d 6h, 10m ago by Joentjuh in Manga General
Bad/ugly art
Bad/nonsensical plot
Annoying stereotypical characters
Character template (one face + slightly different hairstyle for many characters)
Overly big eyes
Cerebus effect
... or when plot is lost and the manga becomes an Ecchi-fest
Repeating content
Loo ...
Relaxing music ?
(21 posts, 1654 views) Posted: 1244d 23h, 27m ago by Joentjuh in Music
Look for Lisa Gerrard ("Now We Are Free" finale from Gladiator), The "A Thousand Roads" album with Jeff Rona is also quite good. ...
Desktop Screenshots
(1095 posts, 132584 views) Posted: 1347d 20h, 54m ago by Joentjuh in Chatter Box
User Posted Image

Linux + XFCE4 + Conky ^.^ ...
Relaxing music ?
(21 posts, 1654 views) Posted: 1407d 17h, 18m ago by Joentjuh in Music
Brilliant (soft) piano music:
Yiruma - First Love (2001)
especially the track River Flows in You ...
New Poll - RPG Class
(43 posts, 4848 views) Posted: 1437d 14h, 41m ago by Joentjuh in News
I try to rotate, but it depends on the gameplay, possibilities, and available class actions.
I usually prefer something along the lines of battle-mage though... Yay for overkill AoE spells, yet still being able to dally about on the frontlines ^.^ (poking critters with a stick).

Sadly ...
New Poll - Demographic Hate
(156 posts, 22572 views) Posted: 1487d 16h, 26m ago by Joentjuh in News
Shounen-ai (and thus also Yaoi), not that I dislike that particular genre, but I dislike the 'culture' that surrounds it. The constant need for stereotyping everything, rarely have I read a shounen-ai manga where the two leading characters are actually ' ...
New Poll - Non-Manga Reading
(23 posts, 3215 views) Posted: 1535d 22h, 6m ago by Joentjuh in News
Used to read about as much manga as I read novels... That all changed when I bought an eReader and (later) discovered fanfiction ^.^
Now I've fallen so far behind on many anime and manga that I'm not sure if I'll even bother catching up (if I ha ...
What sorts of people read manga???
(984 posts, 202605 views) Posted: 1545d 20h, 14m ago by Joentjuh in Chatter Box
Gender: Neither (I simply am, don't really identify with either male or female)
Sex: Male
Age: 25
Country/Continent: Netherlands/Europe
Race: Human
Main Personality Traits: Stubborn, Perfectionist, Minimalist, and 'somewhat' anti-Social
IQ: I' ...
Interested in a Scanlation Application?
(5 posts, 1356 views) Posted: 1574d 20h, 16m ago by Joentjuh in Manga General
I've had this thought for a while no (but no ambition to actually act upon it), but wouldn't it be nice if there was an 'interactive' Manga reader/editor.

Think the way you watch movies, there are separate tracks for audio, video, and subtitles. ...
What TV Shows Do You Watch?
(225 posts, 26381 views) Posted: 1608d 0h, 24m ago by Joentjuh in Chatter Box
- QI
- Top Gear (though couldn't care less about the cars bigrazz )
Both shows are British

And that's about it. I'm underwhelmed with what catches my attention when browsing the web (rarely watch a series beyond the second episode). I'd much ...
Good mangas that deal with taboos
(16 posts, 2710 views) Posted: 1636d 2h, 16m ago by Joentjuh in I'm Looking For...
Quote from TaoPaiPai
male 10yo thingking about sex with his hot teacher = normal
girl 10yo thinking about sex with her hot teacher = sick and gets easily turned into a discussion about pedophilia


... Just, no.
Neither situation is normal, or should be.

I can sort of understa ...
Good mangas that deal with taboos
(16 posts, 2710 views) Posted: 1636d 2h, 32m ago by Joentjuh in I'm Looking For...
IS - Otoko demo Onna demo Nai Sei, at least in my opinion. Not that it taught me anything new (in fact, I was under the impression that it was even MORE common than indicated), but it brought the issue into focus and made me think, realising that the situation where I ...
Longest Playing Time
(11 posts, 1071 views) Posted: 1638d 21h, 21m ago by Joentjuh in Games
Single sitting: ±32 hours SW-KotOR (start to finish, highest difficulty)
I don't think I'll be braking that record anytime soon... Playing 10 hours straight has already become quite tiring for me (and that is if I can find the time).

Most hours spent playing a ...

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