Discussion Do you hate TN/ED "note" that is unrelated to the story ?

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Do you hate TN/ED "note" that is unrelated to the story ?

  1. Yes

    37 vote(s)
    25.5%
  2. No

    61 vote(s)
    42.1%
  3. Don't care

    47 vote(s)
    32.4%
  1. sithkazar

    sithkazar Professional Screw Up

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    I am ok with small concise notes that are only their for clarity, but larger notes or commentary should be footnoted. For example, sometimes in a straight translation it is hard to determine who is speaking and I like it when the translator notes it.
     
  2. Leachinator

    Leachinator [Jedi master general] Most Special Snowflake

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    I love having relevant explanations immediately where they are appropriate rather than at the end where i may have forgotten the thing being explained depending. As far as unrelated comments or jokes go i don't really care, i find them easy to ignore if i don't want to read them.
     
  3. moto

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    I like them. Sometimes i dont understand the situation and need a reference. But i love it more when we get tl/ed commentary on events. Its nice.
     
  4. littleshanks

    littleshanks Well-Known Member

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    Depends on immersion break it is. Generally I like to keep mine to being informative.
     
  5. Random

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    Who actually cares...you either read the notes or you dont...end of story...
     
  6. Shizuka15

    Shizuka15 Lady Lan XiChen

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    No I don't hate notes but if they are really notes. I.e. at the end of the chapter so I can skip them if I'm not interested. However I usually don't like very much more or less humorous comments not related to the story, if they are in the midt of the text and there's no way I can skip them^^