Almost serious poll about controversial site webnovel.com...

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Obserwator, Jan 20, 2022.

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Are you still using webnovel?

  1. I am because I don't have a choice...

    9 vote(s)
    10.7%
  2. I am but I don't know why...

    2 vote(s)
    2.4%
  3. I was using it for a long time... and maybe will use in future.

    3 vote(s)
    3.6%
  4. I was using it for a long time but never again!

    4 vote(s)
    4.8%
  5. I was using it briefly... and maybe will use in future.

    21 vote(s)
    25.0%
  6. I was using it briefly but never again!

    16 vote(s)
    19.0%
  7. It needs to be purged!

    11 vote(s)
    13.1%
  8. Webnovel nooooooooooo! Sorry it's my PSTD.

    9 vote(s)
    10.7%
  9. I use pirates sites because even pirates are better than WN...

    6 vote(s)
    7.1%
  10. What? Webnovel? Not intrested.

    3 vote(s)
    3.6%
  1. Obserwator

    Obserwator [Gamer of Life] [Naturalist] [Universalist]

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    Why I am doing this? I will not answer this question for Now but I can promise it is not for any evil purpose.
     
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  2. Arbelbyss

    Arbelbyss 「Sacrificer」「Noctifer」「Leviathan」

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    Webnovel is Qidian.
     
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  3. OhCmmon

    OhCmmon Well-Known Member

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    I'm just using it to give some stones to Paragon of Sin.
    Other than that, I don't even touch that website.
     
  4. otaku31

    otaku31 Well-Known Member

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    Webnovel is beyond controversy; it's irrelevant, its QI dried up. :blobpeek:
     
  5. Amaruna Myu

    Amaruna Myu ugly squid dokja (●´∀`●)

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    I used it to read ORV.
    there are a couple of bookmarked stories in my library but I'm not touching them anytime soon

    heard the quality of stories is trash nowadays

    but yeah, controversial is not a correct way to term it. People have lost interest in the topic. it has been years
     
  6. Hoouuujae60

    Hoouuujae60 No One from Nowhere

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    I'm probably the only person here who doesn't know what's happening...
     
  7. Arbelbyss

    Arbelbyss 「Sacrificer」「Noctifer」「Leviathan」

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    QI, Qidian, tried to monetize novel translations and put them behind a paywall, all translations of novels they owned. To the point they harassed, DMCA'd, and stole other translators works.
     
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  8. Hoouuujae60

    Hoouuujae60 No One from Nowhere

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    I see, I see *nods* and then..?
     
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  9. Arbelbyss

    Arbelbyss 「Sacrificer」「Noctifer」「Leviathan」

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    =_= *Glares* Ask someone else who has the full picture, I may have been there at the time but I don't recall much. It was like 2018. I only have a partial picture of the whole thing. Oh and they tried making it so Translators would be out of work if they signed a contract with them.
     
  10. Hoouuujae60

    Hoouuujae60 No One from Nowhere

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    Ohh I thought it was something that happened recently...
     
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  11. Alamand

    Alamand Active Member

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    I used it back when it first came out and it was just a less greedy patreon model since while the advanced chapters were locked you could still unlock one or two stories worth for free. Then they switched to their current system where everything after 100 or so chapters is locked so I left and never looked back.
     
  12. Obserwator

    Obserwator [Gamer of Life] [Naturalist] [Universalist]

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    Ok.
    It looks like it.
    Hmmm, I could't find better term...
     
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  13. MangoGuy

    MangoGuy Rambling Mango

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    The options seem heavily biased but eitherway... Haven't used them since the controversy with WW. I don't even pirate their series. If it's from QI, I just boycott them. Been my stance from years now.
     
  14. elengee

    elengee Daoist Ninefaps

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    Nourish it with your vital Yang. Seedy business.:blobpeek:
     
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  15. sekach

    sekach Outer Disciple

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    I just using it for reading The Mech Touch. I've checked new translated stories here from time to time, but honestly 90% of them are mtl translated trash.
     
  16. NovelenthusiastIDK

    NovelenthusiastIDK Well-Known Member

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    I didn’t use It so I don’t know what’s going on, mind you I've been reading novels for a long time despite my new account. Edit now I know what’s going on, wouldn’t touch that site with 1km long pole. Ew, there are so many better sites
     
  17. The Hamster Overlord

    The Hamster Overlord Mad scientist/Revered wizard/Alleged antichrist

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    I have mostly stopped reading them. I've grown tired of xianxia and that shit.
     
  18. BigBadBoi

    BigBadBoi Well-Known Member

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    Damn the controversy was years ago. I remember the shitshow at that time kek. I've pretty much grown tired of xianxia trash at this point and only read them if there's a guarantee that they're good.
     
  19. kohaichi

    kohaichi [Drifting in the world of Novels] [Unreal]

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    hmm...it seems like the controversy is only about the translated novels...I don't read in WN when reading translated novels, I only read there because there are some original novels that I am hooked into
     
  20. Sea Dog

    Sea Dog 『Rabid』『Mad Dog』

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    And I'd almost forgotten about them to... where did i leave my blood pressure medication again...
     
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