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by okumasama
Jan 22nd, '09, 21:50
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

OMG! I read this many years later and I see how stupid I was to get consumed with problems like who's selling what and everything. Consumed enough to start this thread and go on flames about it. Don't take it seriously everybody, just watch the dramas and enjoy it...
by okumasama
Oct 7th, '07, 03:13
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW (10/13/07) - Akimahende
Replies: 9
Views: 8371

Has been so long since I last voted haha!! Okay, I vote for Enka no Joou since I haven't seen it ^___^
by okumasama
Oct 30th, '05, 02:38
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: Worst J-drama Ever! (*spoilers*)
Replies: 824
Views: 206709

Hmmm I can't easily remember the bad ones, since I easily forgot them... I've never stopped watching a drama even if I thought it's a bad one; I'd just spend 5-10 mins on each episode by quick-forwarding it, through the embarassingly borring parts. Sensei Shiranaino, Waterboys, Kimi wa petto, boku n...
by okumasama
May 31st, '05, 10:14
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 05/30/05 - Seija no Koushin
Replies: 92
Views: 23867

I'm seeding some episodes of Seija No Koushin now; I want to ask sorry for the many banners at the beggining of these. I wanted to do a remake but didn't have the time for it, plus 2 of my original discs were damaged, therefore I can't actually do a remake. I also got a problem; The files I copy fro...
by okumasama
May 30th, '05, 13:10
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 05/30/05 - Seija no Koushin
Replies: 92
Views: 23867

By the way anybody else willing to help seeding any episodes of seija? cause with nemureru mori + itoshi kimi e coming it's going to be hard seeding everything fast. I'll still seed every episode, but any help really appriciated.
by okumasama
May 29th, '05, 01:29
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: [HowTo] Making a Screen Capture (Screenshots of a Video)
Replies: 75
Views: 27632

Just get VirtualDub, open the file there and you can get a screenshot with printsreen since it doesn't use overlay.
by okumasama
May 28th, '05, 12:07
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So.. What was the first drama you watched??
Replies: 1694
Views: 277422

Beautiful Life (the old TV rip version)
by okumasama
May 18th, '05, 16:01
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 05/30/05 - Seija no Koushin
Replies: 92
Views: 23867

Thanks yuki83 for offering to seed Seija and Maria but if they are picked up I'll post new better quality (and 700MB) encodes and delete the old torrents anyway; so no need seeding the old ones. But you can help seeding after finish of course :-) EDIT : Finally my estimation was not that good and I ...
by okumasama
May 16th, '05, 19:16
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What's your ethinicity??
Replies: 737
Views: 83926

はい :cheers:
by okumasama
May 11th, '05, 11:52
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SotW 05/16/05 - 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 63
Views: 21707

Tekuza wrote:I was nominating Seija no Koushin - okumasama but looks like 101st marriage proposal will win :P hahahah well i wont mind that as well :glare:
lol of course; everybody has voted before Seija was added :P
by okumasama
May 7th, '05, 17:53
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

geee... I was suspicous about won_bing 5 and coconut2003. And you guys proved me right. Its soo hard to find genuine stuff on ebay now..If the stuff out there is fan subbed I might as well d/l from here. By the way the screenshots from here http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=617...
by okumasama
May 7th, '05, 02:00
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SotW 05/16/05 - 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 63
Views: 21707

It gives me the feeling that this thread is like deserted: thetenken!!!!! :pray: Please add Seija & Maria!!!! or give an answer!
by okumasama
May 2nd, '05, 14:17
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SotW 05/16/05 - 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 63
Views: 21707

Well since people want them you could add Maria & Seija No Koushin. I'll be the seeder. If Maria is the winner I'll do hardsub remakes for episodes 2+3. I'll also provide Chinese subs for both.
by okumasama
May 2nd, '05, 00:38
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SotW 05/16/05 - 101st Marriage Proposal
Replies: 63
Views: 21707

Well just an idea; Just to fill out some other dramas to vote because with only two dramas available looks like national elections. I don't know if it's too fast since I've released these two dramas not much ago but there are totally out of seeds and seams there are people wanting them. I'm talkng a...
by okumasama
Apr 25th, '05, 02:43
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Why did you come to D-Addicts?
Replies: 106
Views: 19743

Actually because I'm used to it. If I don't check d-addicts once per hour I start to feel like I didn't do something important.
by okumasama
Apr 14th, '05, 23:21
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

heres another seller http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=617&item=6386248810&rd=1 im pretty sure these are good fakes These are not exactly fakes. They are the "Chinese versions", or some call them Chinese bootlegs. Nothing less than the originals-exact copies of the original DVD...
by okumasama
Mar 18th, '05, 02:51
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The D-Addicts Birthday Thread
Replies: 533
Views: 70683

1st of November...1982
I'm a lovely creature :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by okumasama
Feb 25th, '05, 21:20
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 149605

And the first vote goes to...Ichiyama Rina! That's with the "hottest" criterion of course cause she might be just the worst on acting compared with the other four :-)
by okumasama
Feb 6th, '05, 07:18
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 02/08/05: Food Fight
Replies: 138
Views: 30301

Actually I'm quite busy (at least my internet line) at uploading all the new releases. Then there are so many willful seeders for Food Fight so I guess I can pass on this. But anyway if finally Food Fight is selected and the rest have problem to seed it for some reason (most unlikely to happen) I ca...
by okumasama
Jan 25th, '05, 21:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Allow series with subtitles other than english on d-addict?
Replies: 98
Views: 18144

I can't believe there isn't a Japanese tracker in Japan that they can use to host these RAW files. Obviously there is enough demand for such a Japanese website/tracker. I had the same question till a few weeks ago. Why Japanese people don't use Bittorent? It is just so much more efficient than enyt...
by okumasama
Jan 14th, '05, 11:45
Forum: Tech Discussion
Topic: A Ratio-Based Tracker (Banning Leechers)
Replies: 125
Views: 31037

Damn, where is the Hikari 100Mpbs both Up & Down service in the rest of the world? That would solve the problem for sure :D But I guess this is just how life is: If you want cheap bread go and buy it next to a field, if you want cheap meat go and buy it next to the farm, well if u want cheap (& fast...
by okumasama
Dec 16th, '04, 01:21
Forum: D-Addicts Stuff
Topic: Banner Link competition **Deadline - Jan 10th 2005**
Replies: 184
Views: 139258

Wow very good banners everyone. I wish I could produce something like that but before learning the tools I also have to grow up the kind of imagination needed to make those banners. Well on the other hand I would rather like not to see any actors/drama/country specific graphics on the banners. Bette...
by okumasama
Dec 4th, '04, 04:30
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: TRACKER (Problems and Solutions)
Replies: 629
Views: 160523

* This message is re-edited since finally it won't work with Windows notepad as I suggested before. 1. Download Ultra edit here: http://www.ultraedit.com/index.php?name=Downloads&d_op=getit&lid=1 2.Install it. 3.Open the .torrent file with Ultra Edit. 4.At the absolute beggining of the file, between...
by okumasama
Dec 3rd, '04, 15:33
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: TRACKER (Problems and Solutions)
Replies: 629
Views: 160523

:O i think you're right. if you're downloading a new torrent, it doesn't seem to connect to the tracker. i'm testing it out right now because i'm trying to reseed Sweet 18 episodes but it's not letting me reseed. :crazy: but my other downloads/uploads seem to be fine [referring to those that were d...
by okumasama
Dec 1st, '04, 08:04
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

I have been thinking a lot about this recently. I have been thinking about what ruroshin said and I am beginning to wonder if it just might be possible. Perhaps some of us should just open our own ebay stores to compete with gingertoys. It's obviously safe enough. The TV networks obviously don't gi...
by okumasama
Nov 30th, '04, 22:37
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

With all due respect, I think some people are forgetting the meaning of the word fansubbing "By fans for fans." Guys fansubbing is about having fun while doing it, and in the process other fans enjoy it aswell. Bootlegging has been around for as long as one remembers, from old vhs tapes of shows to...
by okumasama
Nov 30th, '04, 04:07
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

to kawai All this information is interesting indeed. Thank you for collecting everything down. Unfortunally in the current state these DVD versions are the only way for us to buy a full quality (same as the original) dorama in an "everyday" price. I find silly the price of 20,000Yen (200$) for a DVD...
by okumasama
Nov 29th, '04, 00:13
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

amrayu wrote: Try to find companies that are willing to license dramas, sub and distribute them. I wouldn't mind working for one of those companies. :lol
We are so bloody similar here! I think you read on my previous post that there is a serious direct contact to be able to do that. Time will show ....
by okumasama
Nov 28th, '04, 23:37
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

They sell on DVD-Video so suggestion 2 is impossible (changing codec, releasing in softsubs or whatever). I think you misunderstood mizune's post about her second suggestion. What she is saying is fansubbers should upload files using codecs/containers such as matroska or ogg, since these files are ...
by okumasama
Nov 28th, '04, 21:29
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

So I'm probably the only person that thinks this, but....here are a couple ideas to counteract the sellers, or at the very least decrease their profit margins.... 1. Stop the really high quality video captures. Sure, we all want to see everything in excrutiating, DVD quality detail, but that only i...
by okumasama
Nov 28th, '04, 16:58
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

Forget about ownership of Subtitles. Report him for selling illegal pirated copywrite material, then report him to the japanese tv companies. Report him to as many people as possible and he will not just get a fine he will go to prison for fraud. Report him for selling illegal pirated copywrite mat...
by okumasama
Nov 28th, '04, 16:47
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

ehmz.... dust off gonna be piss off if he heard his hard work is being selled on ebay by this gingertoys scumbag..... :crazy: Oh...Slow down guys. I really respect everybody for what they doing but please try to differate TV ripping, DVD-Ripping, Transcribing and Translating. As from my position I ...
by okumasama
Nov 28th, '04, 16:25
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

ehmz.... dust off gonna be piss off if he heard his hard work is being selled on ebay by this gingertoys scumbag..... :crazy: Oh...Slow down guys. I really respect everybody for what they doing but please try to differate TV ripping, DVD-Ripping, Transcribing and Translating. As from my position I ...
by okumasama
Nov 27th, '04, 00:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Are you interested in Japanese dramas with Japanese Subs?
Replies: 17
Views: 6492

Are you interested in Japanese dramas with Japanese Subs?

That's a quick poll. Just to know what you are interested in since I've got so many dramas but the problem is not much time to subtitle everything... I won't ask you to pick a drama from a list since I would like to pick the ones to subtitle: if I don't have any interest for that drama subtitling is...
by okumasama
Nov 26th, '04, 13:15
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

Re: there are no black and white feelings

scenario #1: the fansubber who put in the work they're providing a service. they have the right to tag on a price. also, as a service provider they have the choice of the price range. As consumers we can choose to pay for it or not. You are very mistaken on that. If I work for a car's repair shop, ...
by okumasama
Nov 26th, '04, 03:27
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

So as my laywer also told me I own the copyrights for the subtitles even if I don't take any permission for that. This is quite interesting cause I can get back with the idea of copyrighting the subtitles and hunt down whoever sells them or anything including them... Anyway, if I were to put lots of...
by okumasama
Nov 26th, '04, 01:12
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

and plzzzz, don't pause or stop your releases... i dun wanna be blamed for the cause. besides, this is not a first time as kamui6 has noted. here's some solutions i can think of: 1) advertise about d-addicts, jtv, fob, kdrama, etc everywhere so more ppl know about our existence 2) like many fansubb...
by okumasama
Nov 25th, '04, 20:43
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

I found this on ebay ... I know it clearly violates eBay's rules. You can't even imagine how many reports I made on eBay and they won't do anything. Even a straight message to eBay (not just reporting the items) and the reply I got was that "we will take care of it" and nothing changed. Maybe the e...
by okumasama
Nov 25th, '04, 18:00
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

Concerning us we had paused our releases (areiacreations.com). This includes Mother & Lover, Taiyou No Kisetsu, Boku Dake No Maddona, Algernon ni Hanabata Wo and Itoshii Kimi E which where the projects we were working on. Only Tokyo Love Story will be released since it's a transcribe rather than tra...
by okumasama
Nov 25th, '04, 16:10
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

okumasama - Do you also sell DVDs of your work? If so where can I find them. I'm sure if you opened up an ebay store you can compete with gingerboy and take the profit he would be making for yourself. Instead of sitting here sulking I think all the fansubbers should get together and form their own ...
by okumasama
Nov 25th, '04, 15:29
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: What you think about people selling fansubs for profit?
Replies: 334
Views: 51009

The problem is not with the sellers. It is with low IQ-stupid people that buy those and leave a positive feedback even when they paid 20$ for a copy of TV rips. About gingertoys2 he is a first at selling funsubs with 4100 and still going feeback. Can you believe it? 4100 people that got a DVD-R copy...
by okumasama
Nov 13th, '04, 01:33
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 11/29/04: Meguri Ai
Replies: 43
Views: 16513

Say Hello to Blackjack I agree since I still miss one episode for one year (I couldn't download this summer). Anyway I voted for Refrain. Hope it finally wins. Where there more than one year of this one? If AP or someone else could confirm if it's the same, I might have the whole season from the n-...
by okumasama
Nov 12th, '04, 23:26
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week 11/29/04: Meguri Ai
Replies: 43
Views: 16513

jerome628 wrote:Say Hello to Blackjack
I agree since I still miss one episode for one year (I couldn't download this summer).
Anyway I voted for Refrain. Hope it finally wins.
by okumasama
Nov 7th, '04, 23:50
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week - 11/08/04: Aoi Tori
Replies: 54
Views: 16528

strider777 wrote:is there any chance that people would seed food fight even if it is not the winning series?
Well I suggested that but if there are no links at the central page there will not be enought people to get it and therefore nobody will keep seeding it after.
by okumasama
Nov 3rd, '04, 07:44
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week - 11/08/04: Aoi Tori
Replies: 54
Views: 16528

I was thinking that even if Food Fight lose it can be seeded very easily since it's on Jem's tracker and the torrents are already very active. What I mean is when I started seeding waterboys last week, after the inital seed that in fact I just helped some souls to finish from 50%-90% then the torren...
by okumasama
Oct 30th, '04, 04:57
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week - 11/08/04: Aoi Tori
Replies: 54
Views: 16528

:O Seems I have to wait even more for Refrain :x Anyway, put me up for seeding Food Fight. Hope everybody is satisfied with Waterboys seeding...
by okumasama
Oct 26th, '04, 00:01
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese Series of the Week - 11/08/04: Aoi Tori
Replies: 54
Views: 16528

:crazy: why is aoi tori there :glare: and why people vote it :cry: I guess I have to wait more to get refrain :unsure:
by okumasama
Oct 25th, '04, 09:48
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 10/25/04: Waterboys
Replies: 73
Views: 20135

I guess Waterboys is finally the winner :O
Anyway, I will start seeding from the end (episode 11) going up to previous episodes so please "thetenken" seed from the episode1 going downwards...

Update: I am seeding already Episodes 7 to 11. I hope you will update the main page soon :unsure:
by okumasama
Oct 15th, '04, 04:33
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 10/25/04: Waterboys
Replies: 73
Views: 20135

[quote="jholic"]okumasama: thanks for offering to seed waterboys. i'm crossing my fingers.

no worries, I will be there seeding but anyway I hope refrain wins :roll
by okumasama
Oct 14th, '04, 12:37
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 10/25/04: Waterboys
Replies: 73
Views: 20135

Hi baka! lol :mrgreen: Why not just seed Waterboys along with the "other" :glare: series. Make everyone (well almost) happy. Because if Waterboys becomes the drama of the week, looooots of people will downloading meaning that I can just seed fastly one episode to loooots of people and then leave th...
by okumasama
Oct 14th, '04, 03:41
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 10/25/04: Waterboys
Replies: 73
Views: 20135

How is it that everyone posting on this topic is saying waterboys (including myself) yet, the depressing Refrain/Twist of Fate is in the lead. Who are these idiots that want this series picked but aren't supporting it with written gusto?!! :crazy: I am one of those idiots that want refrain :glare: ...
by okumasama
Jun 4th, '04, 10:08
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 06/07/04 Love Generation
Replies: 60
Views: 17301

groink wrote:I can do Hello Blackjack!
Well thanx Groink. I guess we have to wait till next week since now the poll is already won by Love generation I think ^^ Anyway I will help too, I 've got some episodes...
by okumasama
Jun 2nd, '04, 18:20
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 06/07/04 Love Generation
Replies: 60
Views: 17301

Well once again I would like to see Say Hello to Blackjack in the list if somebody wants to seed it...
by okumasama
May 11th, '04, 20:50
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week 05/24/04 = From the Heart
Replies: 59
Views: 17038

As long as someone comes forward to seed these series, I've no problems putting them up. Well it's been posted before here (by groink)... I've got 8 out of 11 episodes... I could post and seed these episodes if people select it for the week's drama if of course somebody else can help on the three o...
by okumasama
May 11th, '04, 17:26
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week 05/24/04 = From the Heart
Replies: 59
Views: 17038

How about Say Hello to Black Jack....?
by okumasama
Apr 29th, '04, 02:42
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Series of the Week - 05/10/04 = Sutaa no Koi
Replies: 53
Views: 16147

Well my choise would be "Say Hello Hello To Black Jack" which half of it remains still unfinished on my hard disk.... but since it is not here for this week as well I will just wait and vote for something ^^
by okumasama
Mar 28th, '04, 22:19
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What gender are you?
Replies: 348
Views: 50843

Male...
by okumasama
Feb 28th, '04, 20:07
Forum: Japanese Actors & Actresses
Topic: [poll] Beautiful Women in Japan
Replies: 344
Views: 149605

Kanno Miho for best skills and Kato Ai as the most sweat face.
by okumasama
Feb 2nd, '04, 11:29
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What languages do you know?
Replies: 485
Views: 111933

practising through dramas

the truth is you don't have to know perfectly a language to watch a movie or a drama in this language. I've be using dramas as practise material for my japanese studies for three years now. Subtitles are nice, makes me understand every detail but since I am not a native English speaker anyway, lots ...