Discussion Webnovel is rapidly becoming similar to Wattpad

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  1. Pillows

    Pillows Active Member

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    Don't you guys think Webnovel is becoming like wattpad? I mean they are now releasing novels that are written, unlike before, they only release Chinese novels.

    Hopefully, they can make it where I can distinguish the translated ones from the self-wrote ones
     
  2. Westeller

    Westeller Parth’s #1 Mortal Enemy Staff Member

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    Yes, um. I have noticed that. I think I first got that impression back in April of '18, actually. :hmm:
     
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  3. Jiggy

    Jiggy I am JiggyliFAP~ the Blackjack loser

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    No. It's already like wattpad albeit wattpad's not a piece of shit last time I went to it 4 years ago where as QI was shit the first time it was conceived.
     
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    they gotta find a way to go after those nonenglish novels somehow. first the raws, then the translations, repeat a few times, and then the world.
     
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    There's actually something more sinister in play with what Qidian is doing. They set the rules on what you can release as long as you praise and talk about a certain communist party in China, so whats going to stop them from doing the same here? mhmm just crazy speculations don't mind me.
     
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    I. I don't get your point. Isn't that what RoyalRoadl did? Didn't near every big translator site (WW, Gravity) allow people to put up their original creations.

    Not to mention the way you tell the difference is pretty easy. Also if you can't tell the difference between an original and translated are you praising the originals quality or dismissing the translations? I'm confused as to what you're talking about.
     
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    The question is, what is wattpad?
     
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    UnGrave 「Touch Noodle」「Ballsy」「DT」

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    The question is, who cares?
     
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    CodeTime [Void Emperor of Time]

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    One of the reasons Webnovel is becoming big in the original creations market is their benefits. A free professionaly drawn cover is enough to tempt quite a lot of people, with the addition of money if you manage to get your novel to become premium. With Qidian also being a major company, people have a bit more trust in it, since a company is kinda bounded by rules (though the hidden danger is that the companies now a bunch of loopholes you might ignore) so they are willing to post on Qidian compared to other sites.
     
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    UnknownSaint171 To Something Sounds Cooler

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    The only difference is that Webnovel contest sucks. Wattpad can give opportunities but the competition to high
     
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    Evil_Ginger 『Chaotic Neutral』『Death's Henchman』

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    I can vouch for that. I feel like I made a shit and thought it was art before coming back and realizing the truth. At least I took that shit and dumped it at Webnovel
     
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    Haevrus No.1 Incognito Webuser

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    The comics are cool though. so colorful....but the fuckers have made it premium. The only redeeming feature locked. It's so infuriating.
     
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    R0 John Wick Ch.3 hype

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    Are you saying that Chinese novels aren't written? They just spawn out of nowhere and people translate it?
     
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    They place paper on floor then have chicken loose with ink in their claws.

    They call chinese language chicken scratches. Get it.
     
  15. Pillows

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    hahaha. sorry I don't know the "term" i should use, so I just wrote it as "written" and "translated". but you guys know what I mean right? maybe I should be clear on it. from.. original and translated maybe?
     
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    I personally like the Chinese novels one, but sometimes I can't distinguish between the original-made and the Chinese translated ones. I'm not dismissing the original ok, but I prefer the translated one, I mean webnovel is releasing some those "originals" without any edit.
     
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    what im hating right now is that im already juggling between two accounts in webnovels for get stones for premium, and i still need one more if i really want to read more of my fav stories, and me being me im too lazy to set up another account.
     
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    but chickens aren't racist!
     
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    some of the translated ones are the same . . .
     
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    It's just you.