Discussion What can made you drope or avoid a novel ?

Discussion in 'Novel General' started by Lovina, Sep 29, 2019.

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You have drop or avoid a novel because of :

  1. Tragedie / bad ending

    47 vote(s)
    27.3%
  2. Romance

    8 vote(s)
    4.7%
  3. Yuri/yaoi

    50 vote(s)
    29.1%
  4. Second lead syndrome

    22 vote(s)
    12.8%
  5. The story (character ) have become boring or irritating

    106 vote(s)
    61.6%
  6. Too much drama

    40 vote(s)
    23.3%
  7. Harem/reverse harem/polyandry

    33 vote(s)
    19.2%
  8. This became another stuff that what i read in the first place without advice, doesn't sign for that

    13 vote(s)
    7.6%
  9. Sex /graphic violent /murder

    3 vote(s)
    1.7%
  10. Asshole protagonist or character

    28 vote(s)
    16.3%
  11. This became too WTF out of nowhere

    34 vote(s)
    19.8%
  12. I read a spoiler and i hated it

    9 vote(s)
    5.2%
  13. It perperate Rape culture

    16 vote(s)
    9.3%
  14. Horror

    1 vote(s)
    0.6%
  15. Problem with the translation

    8 vote(s)
    4.7%
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  1. Lovina

    Lovina Well-Known Member

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    What can make you stop or don't begin or continue a novel ? Me it's when you have bad ending , horror or no romance i avoid the tragedie tag too or can stop when the drama become too much .
     
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    The translation site manager being an asshole lol.
    Some people you just don't want to talk to or support just because they are scum.
     
  3. Zom the Monk

    Zom the Monk Well-Known Member

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    Introducing guns into a fantasy book, I've given such novels a fair shot several times, and they all turn into a bad novel.
     
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    Should've enabled multi vote because 5/6 of the option did that to me:blobconfused:
     
  5. Kaminomikan

    Kaminomikan 神のみ感

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    Translation pace? like the novel have 2K+ chapters and it comes 2-3 per week and it's still below the 100 translated chapters...
     
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    I run the moment I see the word tentacles
     
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    Harem. (I make exception for Release that witch cause i don't acknowledge it as a harem even tho tags).

    Weird translations: "Leaving "desu wa" for rich girls, "Maa" instead of Huh, "tte" "ne" etc at the endings of sentences.

    Accumulation of too much cliches which wouldn't hurt in small dosages, but does hurt when it's foundation of novel.
     
  9. Kalto

    Kalto [ Somewhat meticulous ]

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    I simply don't like love and harems in novels, might like the novel if there is not much romance (love) meaning novels with light romance (not romance focused) but I don't like love in novels usually
     
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    magecraft_unleashed Well-Known Member

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    Protagonists with double standards and unnecessary violence, especially towards non-antagonistic characters. Example: FFF-Class Trashero.
     
  11. Feng Tian

    Feng Tian Well-Known Member

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    My usual drops occur when a novel goes nowhere (ISSTH, CD), completely destroy their setting for cheap plot points (and dig some holes while at it, like Monarch of Evernight) or utterly bend characters in ways they would never have behaved (Looking at you, Divine Throne of Primordial Blood). Extremely unlikeable MCs like Yun Che are in this group as well (everything about ATG is shit tho). Villains as protagonsists are just fine as long they aren't evil for the lulz but do it for a reason (Leylin in WMW comes to mind).

    Also, fuck any snowflake or hypocrite as protagonist.
     
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    Mostly bad translations, I chose in the poll the bad ending for the bad part, not for the tragedy one if it's well written. I mean, when the ending is so abrupt and so much things are left in the air. But in fact if I can't stand one lead (no matter if it's the MC, ML or FL) I drop it. Like when the ML is a rapist and the MC is like: "he's doing it bc he loves me so much he can't control himself~ ♥" boi, just no.

    I avoid the Yuri novels. I had had bad experiences with Yuri, so I just lost interest at all. And avoid tragic drama too, with a few exceptions.
     
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    90% of the time, CN tag.

    Other than that whenever harem and romance appear at same time(100% of the time). Harem and romance are almost always antitheses of each other.

    Whenever harem appears (~99%of the time). It's either harem + romance, or harem politics, both of which I dislike with fury of like, 0.021 suns.
     
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    Drama, boring & yaoi
    Just a suggestion, make the pool to multiple choice
     
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    harem.
    universe that spins around mc.
    poetry.
     
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    Hm..... there are many reasons but mostly cuz of how irritating the mc is? Like, he might get stronger but he didn't get smarter and over time, felt like he got no personality either....

    Harem is also one of the cause..... it's not like i hate it, it's just that author tend to make those harem character 2 dimensional and made u couldn't care less....... some chinese novel i read went as lazy as only describing her as "world class beauty" and that's it.... i don't hate harem..... but a badly executed one irritates me...... and made me drop a novel...
     
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    When I find out a novel with a large amount of comedy ends on a sad note.
    I didn't sign up for that.
     
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  18. Neigh

    Neigh "Lich-King" "Harem-Fan" "Tragedy-Hater"

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    Well mostly bad end, too many death (Like all people around the MC die like flies but MC is still alive), or sudden change in Story/Genre (Read a Novel with a good Harem but MC lost his human Nature, Didnt have sex Drive and became cold).
     
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    Westeller Wise Deepsea Mermaid Staff Member

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    Slow translation. Low chapter count.
     
  20. RabdomPersona

    RabdomPersona Well-Known Member

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    I second this. It’s just offsetting and makes everything go badly.