September 17 updates, 2014

1. Super daddy 10 episode 15 has been added, using Trans-ver V4.

2. Calling episode 4 has been added.

While I know most won't read novels, so far about 100 pages have been added to Two Clusters along with about 20 pages of Lore files.

And I am slowly preparing to launch hentai game reviews page.

Useful GFN Ep.73 ends

So, Useful GFN ends.

Note that there is one additional episode where author makes few notes. I am in no rush to translate that part but it will come eventually.

I've also written an article regarding the characters titled: Useless good-for-nothing

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  • Thanks for your hard work in finishing this, even though, just as you said, it's a disappointing ending. I agree with pretty much everything in your article regarding the characters. Hope you'll have more time, now that this is out of the way, for the really good webtoon series you've been scanlat...
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  • Awesome, thanks a lot for all your hard work on this great webtoon
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September 15 updates, 2014

1. Useful GFN Ep.72 added. Ep.73 is the last but there is one more episode after that where it contains author's words. You will have it along with my long article regarding the webtoon.

2. Calling 3 has been added using Trans-Ver V4. This may actually be better than Trans-Ver 3 once you get used to it, that is. Remember, 2 of these per 10 episodes.

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Useful GFN.71 and my preaching (So to speak)

Here is Useful GFN Ep.71 translated and edited the way it should have been. Everyone loves it this way (except me).

 

And there is a looooooong post below this. Be prepared if you wish to read it further.

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  • Thanks Sura ... I really understand how hard It is to draw a webtoon ... ~that is , no matter how hard I tried , I quit in the middle ~ So I am really glad that you have staid in this field so far ..I don't mind the idea of V4 as long as you are willing to continue ^.^ and if not , I think no one sh...
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  • And @Ixis, if you are in the mood for debating I can go lenthier, and here's a parallel (maybe dishonest, I don't know, didn't think it through but I think it's compelling enough so I'm sure that if you think about it at least you'll have a few concepts in your mind while the debate). The parallel ...
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  • I can't respond to your own comment directly (how did you do it? ^^), maybe one of my blocker addon is the culprit. You are your own master, and you can push buddhisticly by doing less (or nothing more). But what are you pushing exactly? By your "inaction" (your time, your choice), considering you ...
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Useful GFN Ep.71 is coming the normal way.

I was fully aware of what kind of feedback I'd get from Ep.70 using the brutal trans-ver V3. Ep.70 requires you to use whatever means you have.

You have one thing under your disposal for Ep.70: the translation. And you have access to the raw. It's free for all to view on Nate site after all. It is up to you how you make it work.

If it makes you feel any better, Ep.71 will come in the normal way. Trans-ver won't be used on it. I am not certain what I will do with Ep.72 however.

This webtoon's ending really sucks, so it doesn't really deserve a fancy sendoff.

Edit: And know this since I don't think everyone has understood this yet. I am taking my hands off once Useful GFN is done. I've quit. Whatever you get at this point is bonus.

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  • If you don't like how the webtoon ends then why don't you make your own ending? Just change what everyone is saying to something that would make the ending better.
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  • Hi, I made an account just to post. I want to personally say thank you for translating this. I found a interesting new webtoon, though apparently the ending sucks >.< Anyways, I wish you the best in your next endeavor and life!
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  • I agree, you can read the last 3 strips of UGFN at Nate -- and it's all very obvious even without a translation. It's a big disappointment. Really weak ending. If you don't feel like translating it, my advice is: don't bother finishing it. In any case, I won't miss this story or these characters. UG...
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Useful GFN episode 70

So, here is Useful GFN episode 70 using trans-ver V3.

Just so you know, I absolutely hated using this method. It requires too much tempering with the original material but you have it at least.

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  • Guys stop asking sura to redo it. There's no obligation whatsoever for sura to do it since we don't pay for her doing this. Just be grateful instead of being greedy. And if you can't read it go to a PC and click zoom.
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  • Please redo it. It's unreadable. Please use the translation method you were using until episode 69. Or do it the old way, filling the bubbles with translated text, and stop obsessing over OR sites and their evildoings. The way this is, it's impossible to read correctly. You use ctrl+ to try to zoo...
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  • Thank you very much. I really appreciate this from your side.
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The last remaining episodes of Useful GFN

There are only four episodes left and it is going to leave a bad taste in my mouth if I just drop it.

So, I may, I must emphasize on the "may" part, work on the last four episodes. It will come in trans-ver v3 format which quite frankly not possible for online manga readers to pick them up simply because ... well it is going to look similar to this http://www.surasplace.com/index.php/the-inn/550-nobody-knows-the-last-chapter-w-thoughts.html

So, yes, they can't upload it.

Thankfully, the remaining episodes have a lot of text, so it suits well in that format.

But will I work on it? I don't know yet. For now, I am going to take a little break.

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  • This might not surprise you, but this is the first time i've been here. On whim, i decide to see what this "Suraplace.com" was about since you start putting up these "Don't load to these sites" list. And in truth, i only being reading one of your translations up til today when "Calling" caught my ...
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This is it, folks.

This is it, folks. I am calling it quits.

My last attempt at stopping online manga readers met with some success but nevertheless they still uploaded. I actually had tried trans-ver v2 and had a plan for v3 which used HMTL for the translation part but using HTML for the translation part was too much of a hassle due to css. A simple css change would totally mess up placements for translations.

I know some have asked me before and some still probably wonder.

 

Why do I not want online manga readers to upload my projects?

The reason is simple. My releases are free of charge. It is completely free. There is no ad on this site. My releases are supposed to be free. No one should be making any form of profit over it. If someone does, it is like they are making money off the time I spent.

Online manga readers are those who make money over what are available freely on the Internet.

But online manga readers don't bear the full fault. Readers who take these releases for granted without much thoughts also share the blame. They are happy as long as they get to read and as long as it is convenient.

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  • I knew this was coming after those fucks STILL went out of their way, but... ugh, let me first get my anger out. THANKS A LOT, YOU INCREDIBLE FUCKING DOUCHEBAGS. BECAUSE OF YOUR FUCKING WILLFUL IGNORANCE AND MIND BOGGLING STUPIDITY NOW WE DON'T GET ANY MORE. WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE, S...
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  • I'm quite sad to hear that you're going to quit. Even though I discovered this awesome site few months ago, I really enjoyed to read here. Well it's your choice to drop by here but I still wish that I can read more from here. I will still keep in touch with this site if there's one day you'll retur...
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  • Im just a new member. But i feel a great lost of a friend. i always support translator by visiting their web and sometime financialy (i am a student, so its kind a hard for me to suport many translator financially). I know this kind of problem for a long time and thats why i only join manga reader ...
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