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deutschesubs

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How did your community grow so strong?
« il: 18 February 2018, 09:31:29 »
Hi,

First off: Sorry for not posting in italian...but i only speak german and english.
I'm really impressed with the quality and quantity aswell es the diversity of subtitles offered by your community.
Unfortunately i can't come to the same conclusion when it comes to the german subs community. There are about 100 million german speaking people in the world, yet we cant match your output :-(

So my question to all of you is simple: How did you do it? How can we follow your lead? Is it about donations as incentives? Can you connect me with great german subbers?
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Re: How did your community grow so strong?
« Risposta #1 il: 18 February 2018, 13:26:48 »
Most germans I know speak english, could this be the problem?
Italians are pretty bad at learning second languages, that's why subtitles are needed in large numbers
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Re: How did your community grow so strong?
« Risposta #2 il: 18 February 2018, 17:32:34 »
Hi,
unfortunately donations don't even match the expences for running the site, we sure can't afford to pay incentives :XD:
Our secret (really not so secret) is simple: we don't force our stuff members to work on some specific tv show. Everyone is free to choose on which tv shows work on.
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Re: How did your community grow so strong?
« Risposta #3 il: 18 February 2018, 18:54:04 »
Ok thanks for your answers...

Most germans i know speak english (rather poorly one has to add)...its really weird. Im afraid the problem is that most germans are used to awful dubbing from their childhood onward.

So you are not better of financially then germans sites aswell...interesting! When you buy a show via amazon: are there italian subtitles for every show? my guess is that alot of germans have simply become lazy and would rather wait for official translations on amazon and similar services...


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Re: How did your community grow so strong?
« Risposta #4 il: 19 February 2018, 15:05:52 »
Im afraid the problem is that most germans are used to awful dubbing from their childhood onward.


Dubbed TV shows are very common in Italy as well. I think the difference might be how these products are treated by national TVs. In Italy, TV shows aired at inappropriate times, episodes aired in the wrong order and months (or even years) after the original air date, censorship was rampant, and so on. Eventually, people realised that there was a better way to watch TV shows, and that's where we came in. I think things are better now, but I'm not sure; I stopped watching TV 15 years ago.

I remember being a teenage girl with no broadband and experiencing these issues. For instance, when I desperately wanted to watch Angel (Buffy's spin-off), I managed to watch some by having my father record it on VCR* in Germany (he worked there), so I basically watched Angel in German and followed the dialogues with transcripts I found online. So much fun  :zizi:


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Re: How did your community grow so strong?
« Risposta #5 il: 20 February 2018, 18:58:21 »
Well that sounds...weird ;-)

BTW: Do you guys know a great site for movie subtitles? Like a search engine or something? Opensubtitles.org is down atm....