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    [Misc Attempt] Re: Need experienced cleaner help!

    So anyway, what is it you need help with?
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    [Misc Attempt] Re: Need experienced cleaner help!

    It would make more sense to just upload it to an image host, post it, then explain what it is you need help with…
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    [Miscellaneous] Re: Question for all scanlators

    You make a statement. You start banning and ignoring them. In fact, remove all forms of contact that allows them to harass you.
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    [Cleaning] Re: Grey link mangastream

    I have no idea since I don't work with them, but from just looking at their stuff they're probably abusing "Boost" under the "Texture" tab.

    Not sure why you would want "greys" like theirs, since...
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    [Cleaning] Re: Grey link mangastream

    Topaz Clean.
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    [Misc Attempt] First Magazine "Clean"

    http://sage.opposed.net/MedakaBox-ch041-04.jpg
    http://sage.opposed.net/04.png

    More or less my first real magazine "clean" since I next to never do anything to magazine scans other than adjust the...
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    [Misc Attempt] Re: NarutoSoul new style clean

    So basically, you abused Topaz Clean and/or Vivacity?

    Quality? It's bad. Accents, that shouldn't be there, are all over the place; the black and white points are both, too high; the halftones are...
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    Sticky: [Typesetting] Re: what do you call this fonts

    Dave Gibbons

    Free? No. Can you get it free? With some looking, probably. And for the record, all the fonts on that page but the handwritten are from Comicraft.
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    [Discussion] Re: Question: what makes a scan LQ/MQ/HQ?

    Sigh, image dimension does not denote the quality of a scan. The quality of an magazine/tankobon scan is judged by paper and/or ink itself (Along with image compression, I guess.). Big != HQ.
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    [Discussion] Re: Question: what makes a scan LQ/MQ/HQ?

    That's just MH's bias opinion on grade. Everyone has their own view on what quality is.

    I personally grade quality based off the scan itself.

    For example, a low quality scan will still be low...
  11. Thread: My first work.

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    [Misc Attempt] Re: My first work.

    There's no point in "making blacks, black" if you're literally destroying the rest of the image to do so. There's also no rule that says you have to use filters to make a speed-scan.

    You should...
  12. [Misc Attempt] Re: I've finished cleaning, but the raws have still left their mark

    You re-size it to whatever you want that you feel is acceptable. Some prefer 1200px by height, I prefer 1600px. As for doubles, you'll just have to learn how to redraw, or simple don't redraw at all,...
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    [Misc Attempt] Re: Struggling with these raws here

    Your problem is, you denoise. Not sure were speed scanlation = denoise, or that you have to denoise to do anything decent came from (Considering 99.6% of the groups that denoise, don't know how to....
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    [Scanning] Re: Scanning RAW Help!

    It's all personal preference. Considering you're scanning at a higher DPI than the print itself, it really doesn't matter.
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    [Scanning] Re: Scanning RAW Help!

    HP? An All-In-One, or? And 200 DPI... that's not enough information on which settings you use, there's a bunch of different ones (Though generally you want all of that turned off.).

    Anyway, for...
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    [Scanning] Re: Scanning RAW Help!

    He's talking about actual scanning, not "scanlating."

    Anyway, different scanners, scan differently. With that said, older scanners and new scanners, scan differently. So when you compare your scan...
  17. Thread: For editing.

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    [Miscellaneous] Re: For editing.

    Balloons like that one are generally halftones themselves. How to get one? Buy a program like Manga Studio and/or Computones. Hell, I'd suggest doing that even now, that way you can 'ink' and tone...
  18. [Discussion] Re: Question for scanlators and leechers alike! Translated SFX or no?

    That's the problem with "scanlations" nowadays, they're inconsistent. Everything looks different from page to page, the same is with effects. They edit out the easier ones (I.E ones the find...
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    Sticky: [Typesetting] Re: Looking for these fonts.

    Narration on page 1 is Comic Geek. Handwritten title is TX Timesquare. Page 2's font is CCSpookytooth.

    And the last one, the normal dialogue is Wall Scrawler, which I don't have.
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    [Miscellaneous] Re: Advice for a soloist-turned-group leader?

    You think releasing once a week is bad? Uh, do you want to be one of those groups doing a bunch of mediocre daily releases? Hell, releasing once a month is pretty fair.
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    [Misc Attempt] Re: My first try at cleaning

    WAT?

    Don't change the flow of your "logic" to something else just because no one agrees with you. In the simplest terms this means, don't do what you've been doing, which is he-say she-say,...
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    [Misc Attempt] Re: My first try at cleaning

    HQ group this, HQ group that. The only thing I'm reading from you is "I can tell you what other person has said."
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    [Misc Attempt] Re: My first try at cleaning

    More or less I meant to a T. But even so, if you spent time playing around with the tools and learned exactly what they do, what do you need a tutorial to tell you the same?

    I'm speaking in...
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    [Misc Attempt] Re: My first try at cleaning

    lol at HQ scanlators and agreeing. Go figure things out on your own and stop co-signing to what another person said.

    People who talk down on the burn tool are just that, people who co-sign to what...
  25. [Misc Attempt] Re: looking for an easy solution(if there is one)

    Easy Solution? Re-scan the pages.
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    [Miscellaneous] Re: how do LQ raws exists?

    Ok Mr.Knowitall that actually knows nothing at all, a little comprehension might actually let you 'know' something for a change.
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    [Miscellaneous] Re: how do LQ raws exists?

    I don't get all into these technical terms of "scanlations" because at the end of the day, I'm something else before I'm a "scanlator."

    If I open up something that isn't being created from...
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    [Misc Attempt] Re: Speckling/Leveling Problem

    To me, that sounds like bad monitor settings combined with bad png settings.

    How to fix it? Uh, calibrate your monitor and re-level. Either by going and buying something hardware ("Hardware...
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    [Miscellaneous] Re: how do LQ raws exists?

    What you're explaining right now is called "editing" or rather bad editing done by someone who doesn't know what they're doing, which in the majority of the time it has exactly nothing to do with the...
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    [Miscellaneous] Re: how do LQ raws exists?

    From the sounds of it, you're calling the RAW LQ based on that it isn't Black and white from the start.

    Those look like that because they're usually scanned from a Magazine that has been inked...
  31. Thread: Zoom Lines

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    [Cleaning] Re: Zoom Lines

    You always can just replace the entire halftone if you an exact match of it, but other than that, no, you'll have suck it up and do it the manly way.
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    [Cleaning] Re: Needing some advice about a two-page spread

    Unless you feel the need to redraw all that was probably never there in the first place (Just from looking at the two images, there's probably a full 3-4 inches gone.), just place a bar in the middle.
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    [Scanning] Re: Scanning Help - Need a new scanner, what to get?

    Sharpness of a image also has to do with when you curves/level and how many times you re-size. Curves/leveling and merging down before you re-size will produce better results then re-sizing then...
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    Sticky: [Typesetting] Re: What font is this?

    Second one looks like Levi Brush.
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