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How do you feel when a mangaka makes different characters look/act the same between different, unrelated series?
Ruins it for me
A little confusing
Annoying or boring
Perfectly fine about it
Don't care
 
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New Poll - Pleasure Reading
(34 posts, 1535 views) Posted: 251d 15h, 8m 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?
(1921 posts, 185081 views) Posted: 260d 14h, 12m 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?
(4880 posts, 317059 views) Posted: 260d 14h, 29m 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, 1606 views) Posted: 266d 19h, 11m 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, 2221 views) Posted: 273d 17h, 30m 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?
(270 posts, 18024 views) Posted: 391d 23h, 38m 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, 2093 views) Posted: 455d 23h, 23m 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?
(4880 posts, 317059 views) Posted: 465d 16h, 14m ago by Joentjuh in Music
Battle Scars by The Chemical Brothers ...
What are you playing now?
(1921 posts, 185081 views) Posted: 467d 23h, 56m 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?
(4880 posts, 317059 views) Posted: 484d 2h, 41m 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, 2872 views) Posted: 522d 19h, 34m 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?
(4880 posts, 317059 views) Posted: 523d 23h, 2m ago by Joentjuh in Music
Heather Alexander - March of Cambreadth ...
What turns you off... about a manga.
(300 posts, 42341 views) Posted: 581d 2h, 17m 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, 1243 views) Posted: 611d 19h, 34m 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, 118495 views) Posted: 714d 17h, 1m ago by Joentjuh in Chatter Box
User Posted Image

Linux + XFCE4 + Conky ^.^ ...
Relaxing music ?
(21 posts, 1243 views) Posted: 774d 13h, 24m 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, 3535 views) Posted: 804d 10h, 47m 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, 16322 views) Posted: 854d 12h, 32m 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, 2414 views) Posted: 902d 18h, 12m 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???
(976 posts, 175473 views) Posted: 912d 16h, 21m 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, 941 views) Posted: 941d 16h, 23m 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, 22081 views) Posted: 974d 20h, 30m 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, 2314 views) Posted: 1002d 22h, 23m 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, 2314 views) Posted: 1002d 22h, 38m 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, 795 views) Posted: 1005d 17h, 27m 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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