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New Poll - Live Streaming Scanlators
This week's poll was suggested by Nekomikoto. I've never heard of live streaming scanlators, but hey, it could happen.

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Do you feel that manga authors create better series later in their lives?
Choices:
Generally, no - votes: 421 (11.7%)
Never - votes: 26 (0.7%)
Generally, yes - votes: 900 (25%)
50/50 - votes: 2191 (60.8%)
Always - votes: 63 (1.7%)
There were 3601 total votes.
The poll ended: October 13th 2018

Most are on the fence, but it seems more people think authors will improve
Posted by lambchopsil on October 13th 8:15am Comments ( 9 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Aging Authors
This week's poll is from iamssjvash. Do you think that an author's latter series are better than their first series?

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: You come across a translator note with a URL in it. You...
Choices:
Ignore it and keep reading - votes: 1945 (59.3%)
Look up general info about the topic the note refers to - votes: 649 (19.8%)
Try to search for the site via keyword search in a search engine - votes: 294 (9%)
Type the URL into the address bar - votes: 391 (11.9%)
There were 3279 total votes.
The poll ended: October 6th 2018

I guess it does depend on how much you already know about culture and what not...
Posted by lambchopsil on October 6th 7:57am Comments ( 10 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Translator URL's
This week's poll was suggested by Nekomikoto. Some scanlations have translator notes that include URL's in them. They're normally about some little known tidbit. Do you ever use those URLs?

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: In general, how do you feel about your past favorite manga series?
Choices:
The newer series suck. I like my old favorites - votes: 431 (11.3%)
The newer stuff is better. I can't believe those were my previous favorites - votes: 162 (4.2%)
I still like them just the same - votes: 3233 (84.5%)
There were 3826 total votes.
The poll ended: September 29th 2018

Nostalgia factor
Posted by lambchopsil on September 29th 7:54am Comments ( 6 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Past vs. Present Favorites
This week's poll was suggested by 8-3. Assuming you've read manga for a while, you've probably had some older favorite series. How do those compare to the series you're currently reading?

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Transported to the world of your favorite manga character, you discover he/she is on a quest to kill you. Failure means death. You will...
Choices:
Just try to keep running away - votes: 1240 (31.5%)
Nothing I can do, as they're too powerful - votes: 438 (11.1%)
Give them a good fight, but lose in the end - votes: 325 (8.3%)
Kill them instead. Your own survival is the most important! - votes: 1484 (37.7%)
Kill yourself, so they won't have dirt on their hands - votes: 93 (2.4%)
Willingly sacrifice yourself, so they may live - votes: 359 (9.1%)
There were 3939 total votes.
The poll ended: September 22nd 2018

Looks like it's split down the middle in the kill or be killed
Posted by lambchopsil on September 22nd 7:37am Comments ( 13 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Kill Or Be Killed
This week's poll was suggested by Desert. It's a what-if question about how you'd act to your favorite character if their goal was to kill you, and failure meant their own death

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Do you follow mangaka on social media? (Twitter, Pixiv, etc)
Choices:
No - votes: 3040 (73.2%)
Yes - votes: 1111 (26.8%)
There were 4151 total votes.
The poll ended: September 15th 2018

More of you than I expected.
Posted by lambchopsil on September 15th 8:17am Comments ( 16 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
New Poll - Author Social Media
This very simple poll was suggested by Karonhioktha. It's pretty self-explanatory

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Is the first chapter enough to know if you'll like a series?
Choices:
Never, I always need multiple chapters - votes: 796 (15.1%)
Nah, barely ever - votes: 1018 (19.3%)
50/50 chance - votes: 1931 (36.6%)
Yes, most of the time - votes: 1414 (26.8%)
Yeah, always - votes: 110 (2.1%)
There were 5269 total votes.
The poll ended: September 8th 2018

Gotta rope you in with that first chapter! It's like how the opening sentence of the book needs to grab the attention of the reader.
Posted by lambchopsil on September 8th 7:45am Comments ( 11 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
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