Recommendations Novelupdates is dying...?

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  1. reanox

    reanox Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully they remove JP when they're at it so I'm spared from the cringe
     
  2. Perfect

    Perfect Well-Known Member

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    The problem with all scoring systems are the ones setting the score.
    Most people just put a 1 or a 5 as a score if they like it or not.

    I've seen reviews where they talk about how bad it is but they were still moderately entertained anyway so they gave it a 5.
    Another review on another novel wrote that the novel contained an element which they didn't like so it automatically got a 1.
     
  3. Drake98

    Drake98 Concerned Fan

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    yeah, and these guys have many novels to read too, just that those are "junk" novels. They boast they read many novels at the same time like 100 or so novels not realizing they are all junks...

    No wonder identity politic worked
     
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  4. Nightrojan

    Nightrojan Well-Known Member

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  5. Beste

    Beste Active Member

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    The rankings are decided by the release speed though and the number of readers reading it. So as long as a decent novel can get a fast release speed they will easily get in top rankings.
     
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  6. Shio

    Shio Moderator Staff Member

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  7. Drake98

    Drake98 Concerned Fan

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    i thought you put the big letter "recommendation" wrongly...

    anyway, I don't think i havv this new ones, but check out my reading list at the first two "Reading" and "Daily Updates"
     
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  8. Tsuru55

    Tsuru55 Well-Known Member

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    Eh ? I searched the chinese title with google and clicked the second one with the option of translating with machine and i got it. MTL quality is really good.

    Here link, translated, not sure if it will work or whatever:
    https://translate.googleusercontent...700262&usg=ALkJrhjfa1_OHbAaIQ3ogQuS6Np8MHCIXQ

    And damn 1387 chapters, they were ultra good. Not completed i think. I am at 1300 and still far from end.

    Here link, not translated:
    https://www.biquge.com.cn/book/30643/
    But try to search yourself for a try.
     
  9. 3xtBlade

    3xtBlade Active Member

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    Well there’s only so many translators out there. There isn’t many new novels every year, and most of them probably doesn’t strike your fancy since they are often very similar to an older novel with the same tag. There’s always this misconception that older novels are better, not saying all of us have it. It’s just that the novelty of it makes the story more interesting, even if the story isn’t very well-written. A later novel can be much better written but no longer retains your interest just because the concept used are similar :l
     
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  10. DOOMGUY

    DOOMGUY I AM THE MOTH**F***ING DOOMGUY

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    Yup right now we are in a dark world.
    Those who have seen the scary truth are traumatized for life.
     
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  11. immortalnovelseeker

    immortalnovelseeker Active Member

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    There are some novels that can be adapted to your liking, such as:
    - Reverend Insanity (It's much better than Warlock in the magus world)
    - Gate of Revelation (A very undervalued novel, with an incredible concept)
    - Kingdom's Bloodline (the only bad thing about the novel are its very long arcs, but it has a very interesting plot)
    - Lord of the Mysteries (it's good reading to pass the time)
    - Paradise of Demonic Gods (I really like your unique system of cultivation, maybe not at the beginning but if you get it later)
    - Running Away From The Hero! (Remake) (his comedy is gold)
    - Second Coming of Gluttony (it's one of those novels that look like they're not going to be good but they turn out to be good, you just have to put up with the arc from the secondary school to the beginning, after that it improves a lot)
    - Martial King's Retired Life (Action and comedy of good quality)
    - Trafford's Trading Club (It has many interesting and intertwined stories)
    Only those are recurrent at this time. I hope that someone interests you.
    PS: My English is bad:blobsweat:
     
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  12. SteelKawai

    SteelKawai Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, they are pretty good, but the main problem is that these novels are not new (mb except for trading club and gluttony).
     
  13. Esperreal

    Esperreal [The Real Esper], [The Specialest Snowflake]

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    I think it more has to do with your taste changing then the site "going bad". Sure I don't really like BL but there are a few good ones like Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation (pretty much the only one I read consistently).

    I use to love CN, but now I think most are junk because I got tired of how most of them are the same. My tastes have changed and I more care about uniqueness because I've read so much that I can have a 90% accurate prediction rate on most novels are doing plot-wise (not precise but vague cliche recycle). So while I wouldn't say the top 100 stuff is bad it's just predictable and bores me because of it.

    That and most of the novels I do like have slow update speed :notlikeblob:

    But here are some more unique stuff you might like:
    instant messiah (one smart guy slave boy using the power of "love" to defeat the demon race in a rather unique way)
    Kuro no Maou (Kind not beta MC with berserker moments and the power to turn any girl into a yandere in a more unique harem setting)
    Monster no Goshujin-sama (plot looks bad at the start but gets better and PTSD mc)
    Kanna no Kanna (MC reminds me of a less douche version of Kazuma with a slight twist on the summon to another world and is instantly wronged, also actually sleeps with harem members)
     
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  14. SteelKawai

    SteelKawai Well-Known Member

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    Sorry but my situation is different. After 2-3 standard cultivation novels I started to read only unique novels which I can reread now with pleasure.
    Yea, I agree that +-90% of CN are crap but some of them are gems that are trully different from from any other literature I have read.
     
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  15. Jasad

    Jasad ...not oldschool, just old...

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    woohoo!! thx alot!!:blob_pompom:
    oh, you have to use the chinese title to search..i use the english tittle..:blobsweat:
    thx it works, time to read it:blobtriumph:
     
  16. Wujigege

    Wujigege *Christian*Generous Penny-Pincher*Comedian

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    Haha this novel made me have to deal with a lot of crap.
    Stop reading popular novels and you will be fine.
    Try buying a book.
    As I always say, You ain't the target audience.
    Peace!
    [​IMG]
     
  17. totagamer11

    totagamer11 mofu-mofu master

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    J-novel and Qidian are taking all the good ones so pay up, become a criminal, or stop reading. It won't suprise me if there's a korean pay site or one on the way.
     
  18. Raneday

    Raneday Werning x Werning

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  19. Garret25

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    It's always been like that. The difference is that there are more of them now. Anyway, if i'm looking for a good novel, I always look at the ratings and comments. If a novel is rated 4.7 or higher, it's highly likely that you will like it as well (unless it's not your taste).
     
  20. Tsuru55

    Tsuru55 Well-Known Member

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    If you want we can discuss about the really good moments of it in discussion. The series is really too good.
    And no i am not trying to flirt with you (just saying just in case, you can't never be sure).

    For ex i cried a few times because... hehehe you want to know ? Somehow daddy restaurant really did a good job for being emotional. Also i should warn you, the sugar/hearwarming lvl of the series is over 9000 the further you go. I had a goofy smile at least 2 times.