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What do you want to eat right NOW?
(1288 posts, 83689 views) Posted: 65d 15h, 25m ago by GGpX in Chatter Box
A really good steak & cheese sub. Not one of those terrible Subway "subs", a real one. ...
I'd love to get your opinions on...
(3 posts, 358 views) Posted: 78d 14h, 49m ago by GGpX in Manga General
Series like Liar Game and profound should never be used in the same sentence.

There's one guy who wrote this in the comment, and it pretty much sums up most mangas in Liar Game's style:

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This series is horrible, it has to many of the "I ...
Why do you scanlate?
(21 posts, 1268 views) Posted: 84d 6h, 54m ago by GGpX in Manga General
I started scanlating in November 2005, so 10 & a half years ago. At first it was to give back to the community like a lot of people, but the more time I spent in the world of scanlations, the less and less it became about giving back to the community. The vast, vas ...
New Poll - Skipping to the End
(20 posts, 2050 views) Posted: 171d 15h, 27m ago by GGpX in News
The only time I've skipped to the end is with raw volumes I've bought.

When I'm actually reading the series, I never skipped to the end. ...
New Poll - Bad Scanlations
(55 posts, 4233 views) Posted: 221d 11h, 58m ago by GGpX in News
It's not better than no release at all because if the scanlation is noticeably bad, then it's distracting. There are plenty of series I've skipped out on reading because the groups doing them were (or still are) terrible. ...
[Recruiting] Illuminati-Manga
(39 posts, 7366 views) Posted: 528d 12h, 5m ago by GGpX in Recruitment
Bump.

Also willing to exchange scans for good redraws.

Basically, I buy & scan something you want, you redraw for me. ...
New Poll - Turn for the Worse
(17 posts, 1836 views) Posted: 577d 12h, 27m ago by GGpX in News
I ended up reading Rah Xephon volume 3, which is probably one of the absolute worst volumes of any manga I've ever read, so I guess I file in the first option. ...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 4550 views) Posted: 697d 5h, 46m ago by GGpX in News
I own a lot of mangas. An embarrassingly high amount.

Not only just in English, but in Japanese & in French too.

I also own close to 15 artbooks as well. ...
[Recruiting] Illuminati-Manga
(39 posts, 7366 views) Posted: 713d 14h, 1m ago by GGpX in Recruitment
Monthly bump. ...
[Recruiting] Illuminati-Manga
(39 posts, 7366 views) Posted: 758d 17h, 25m ago by GGpX in Recruitment
Bump, yo. ...
[Recruiting] Illuminati-Manga
(39 posts, 7366 views) Posted: 795d 13h, 21m ago by GGpX in Recruitment
Bump. ...
Why is Crunchyroll a scanlator group?
(47 posts, 8459 views) Posted: 811d 15h, 16m ago by GGpX in Suggestions & Bugs
Quote from Chaoskitty
Threads like this make me want to quit scanlations. We don't scan so you little cheap-asses don't have to buy things. We scan so we can share new series so you can go buy other series and items from the mangakas.

CR is a ...
Why is Crunchyroll a scanlator group?
(47 posts, 8459 views) Posted: 811d 23h, 34m ago by GGpX in Suggestions & Bugs
Crunchy Roll's scan quality suck, but I'm fully supportive of them being listed here.

They discourage English scanlations by doing their series? Boo fucking hoo. ...
[Recruiting] Illuminati-Manga
(39 posts, 7366 views) Posted: 815d 1h, 5m ago by GGpX in Recruitment
Bump. ...
[Recruiting] Illuminati-Manga
(39 posts, 7366 views) Posted: 828d 15h, 24m ago by GGpX in Recruitment
I'm in need of editors.

A lot of projects stalled because I don't have anyone to clean atm. ...
Help getting out of print raw manga
(12 posts, 1440 views) Posted: 843d 14h, 15m ago by GGpX in Manga General
I've bought my fair share (Probably over 600 now) of books over the years, but the best way is to have a contact in Japan buy the books for you & ship them. Save for that, I use:

http://www.aclimatesolution.com/

You tell 'em what you want, they ...
Fast-paced action manga?
(14 posts, 1420 views) Posted: 858d 15h, 53m ago by GGpX in I'm Looking For...
Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl should be right up your alley. ...
What type of Manga releases would you prefer??
(8 posts, 674 views) Posted: 918d 14h, 44m ago by GGpX in Manga General
I release volumes because while it's a lot of work, it's more enjoyable to read when done. ...
translators and cleaners needed for kill la kill
(2 posts, 442 views) Posted: 920d 3h, 11m ago by GGpX in Recruitment
You already have a thread for your group.

http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?page=1&tid= 40450

Bump that one instead of creating a new one. ...
New Poll - Time Spent
(23 posts, 2074 views) Posted: 927d 20h, 4m ago by GGpX in News
Easily 40+, assuming "general scanlation work" is included.

If not, then 2-5 hours max. ...
Have You Ever Tried Going Without Manga?
(64 posts, 4631 views) Posted: 945d 0h, 0m ago by GGpX in Manga General
I'm actually more addicted to scanlating manga than actually reading it. ...
Heavy Sleeper
(121 posts, 8188 views) Posted: 949d 14h, 0m ago by GGpX in Chatter Box
I used to be a heavy sleeper and could sleep through a lot, not I wake up for the smallest of things. ...
Which side of the bed do you sleep on?
(34 posts, 2204 views) Posted: 949d 14h, 1m ago by GGpX in Chatter Box
I sleep on a couch and my bed has nobody on it.

(I'm more comfortable on a coach than I am on a bed) ...
New Poll - Hardest to Scanlate
(28 posts, 3384 views) Posted: 963d 4h, 12m ago by GGpX in News
Seinen/Josei because the many Guesslators who call themselves "Translators" have a harder time looking up the kanji one by one in their dictionaries and thus make awful translations. ...
Would I be arrested if i tell that i worked years as translator as a hobby?
(8 posts, 1178 views) Posted: 973d 16h, 28m ago by GGpX in Recruitment
There's nothing illegal with saying you translated things freely on your free time.

The illegal part would be mentioning that those translations were used for the distribution of copyrighted material in foreign languages. ...

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