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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by FRuMMaGe, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    Just wanted to ask a question to a deaf person.

    What is better when watching TV:
    > Subtitles
    > That irritating little person in the corner

    I ask this because I am getting REALLY annoyed that a lot of shows after 1am are ruined by that stupid sign-language idiot in the corner. I won't mind so much if it actually provides a useful purpose, but surely subtitles stay in sync better with the video.
     
  2. FR.

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    In the US there is no person performing sign language at the bottom of the TV. Here we have optional subtitles for deaf people watching TV. The subtitles are also very common at airports since it is usually hard to hear the TV there.
     
  3. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    There is optional subtitles here as well, which is why those little bastards in the corner are all the more infuriating.
     
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    *Gymnast* Wii rocks!

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    so the person signing isnt optional?
     
  5. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    No. They appear on the bottom right of the screen on certain channels from about 1am onwards.

    This is irritating because I rarely go to bed before 4am
     
  6. *Gymnast*

    *Gymnast* Wii rocks!

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    lol its nice 4 the deaf! do u live in England?
     
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    His location clearly states: England.
     
  8. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    I'm Welsh but yes I live in England.
     
  9. DBloke

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    A lot of what I watch has subs
    Damn Japs with there diffrent words

    But I can do a bit of sign
    It was handy when I used to work in a noisey envioment
    I think a few others learned a bit from me
     
  10. Frogger

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    It's for little children who haven't learned to read yet. Why deaf people come out at night, nobody knows.

    Especially on the music channels, come on.
     
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    ... i see deaf people
    [​IMG]
     
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    Why is there no subs with porn ?
     
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    powerpc127 Bustin makes me feel good

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    Who's gonna want to read "yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, mmmmmm... *heavy breathing* oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, mmmmmm..." etc.? I think it would just be better without sound.
     
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    I Need To Know The Plot
     
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    powerpc127 Bustin makes me feel good

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    :lol: what plot? It doesn't even need a plot if it's porn.
     
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    261311 The Man on Ice

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    All of you are going to hell. Ever think there might actually be someone who's hearing impaired registered?
     
  18. FRuMMaGe

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    I made this thread PARTICULARLY aimed at the hearing impaired, so I could see if they actually preffer the sign -language man to subtitles

    Read the first post
     
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    261311 The Man on Ice

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    No, I know that :p I meant all idiots above indirectly making fun of the hearing-impaired.
     
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    I'm partially deaf in one ear (loud music as a kid) so sometimes it gets very hard to hear the television but if I had to make a choice, subtitles.
     

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