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avandel
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Remarks in subtitles, why?

Wed Sep 21, 2022 10:55 pm

In a lot of the subtitles I use there are in the end and sometimes in the beginning texts about for instance opinions from certain people about certain people which I find annoying really. Iluminatie? Lawyers? What the heck has those opinions to do with the pleasure of me watching a movie or serie, it ruins the mood.

Why is this and who approves this? It is almost like Coca Cola pushes their crap through our throats... Sorry for offending, but can't this be stopped?

urkexia
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Re: Remarks in subtitles, why?

Thu Sep 22, 2022 8:28 am

Iluminatie? Lawyers?
Those are ads, they'll be there if you haven't uploaded 101 subtitles or purchased a VIP membership. Some exceptions as well https://www.opensubtitles.org/en/support#ranks

avandel
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Re: Remarks in subtitles, why?

Thu Sep 22, 2022 11:04 am

What is the use of this kind of adds, I don't know any of them, as I said, I know what Coca Cola stands for, but those messages only inflict some effect on the native English countries of which I am no part of. The messages does not look like ads and therefor If Opensubtitles want to make money, they could ask for contribution without spewing opinions through this medium, but this is my thought about it.
Thanks though for answering this predicament I had for a long time.

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Re: Remarks in subtitles, why?

Fri Sep 23, 2022 10:29 am

Hi,

we are asking everywhere to support us. If you not support us (become VIP member), we have to support ourself with advertisers who are willing advertise this stuff.

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