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Your favorite series was dropped by the only group scanlating it, so you...
Find the raws and look at them without understanding the words
Ask other groups to pick it up
Bug the old group to pick it up again
Try to start your own scanlation group
Learn the language so that you can read it yourself
Look for summaries or synopsis to spoil yourself and feed the urge
Do nothing and wait patiently (sadly)
I already read the original language, so no worries
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New Poll - Effect of Bad Ending

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Post #539244 - Reply to (#539240) by alidan

3:18 pm, Feb 9 2012
Posts: 61

Yeah. If they lose enough readers a publisher WILL drop their series. If it happens once to an author, be wary of it happening again with them. If it happens twice.....then it's starting to become their tendency to make series that get axed endings (which very often don't even make sense).

An axed ending can be okay for a series not read for it's story, but just for mindless action. The ending really is important for those of us who read FOR the story.

Post #539245 - Reply to (#539227) by PunnyName
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the lazy one

8:06 pm, Feb 9 2012
Posts: 7

Almost all CLAMP's works have either dissapoiting endings or none at all. :/ Even knowing that, I still read it (which is why I answered 'Yes' in this poll). I'm glad there are other people, who support the "got bored with the story and were rushing to end it, so they can start a new one" theory. I know that finishing stories this long and complicated must be really hard and that's what I tell myself every time, I come across one of those endings. The only time I was really pissed was with xxxHolic. Actually, I'm still angry about it. And no, Watanuki appearing in other running series sure as Hell won't appease my anger! But it works for most of the fans, so maybe I'm just a black sheep.

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