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Not a question, just wanted to say thank you for all your translations. I hard-sub some videos on NND and I find your translations constantly popping out. So thank you so much for all that you do, because they really help us understand these songs (better)!

Thank you from the other siiiiiideeee...
You must've asked a thousand timeesssss...
But I'm reeeeaally bad at, checking my messages
And when I answer, it's seven whole months later
(You've probably disappeared into the sunset by now, but if you haven't, thanks a ton!)

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hi coleena, what fonts you used in the vocaloid videos you subtitled were your favourites? :)

I had a feeling a question like this would come eventually...but I wasn't ready...! The fonts I've actually used in a video are maybe like, 10% of everything on my hard drive. I have a problem of going on downloading sprees because there's so many pretty fonts D:
To be honest, though, fonts really shine when they're used in the right context. Huxtable fit the bouncy cafe-esque atmosphere of Sugarvine, and Amperzand matches Kotonoha Project's Michief perfectly. If you follow my non-VOCALOID stuff, I think my font choice for the Dempagumi logo in WWD was great because I was a moment away from choosing the "Jokerman" font...

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Genuinely curious here: Do you talk to other subbers/translators or is it sort of a silent community? Like are you friends with any of them or does everyone just kind of not talk and respect the work of others? I don't do any chatting online or forum work so I feel out of touch on how things work.

vgperson and I make shitty jokes to each other on an almost-daily basis but that's about it. We (Ame, Occasional, descent, etc.) used to have a chat where we'd talk about songs we're doing or ask for advice, but then everyone sort of died because of school/work/life. This wasn't until a thing until like a year or so after I started subbing, I guess because no one bothered to make a chat.
Communication is a good thing, though! I'd say it actually helps with building up respect for each other, because you get to meet each other and see what kinds of backgrounds everyone comes from. You can look at others' processes to find out some handy tips and also not have 4 people do the same song (lmao Rockbell...)

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Hello, do you mind telling what font you used in the mudai video by amazarashi? http://papercoleena.tumblr.com/amazarashi/mudai

Hi, I totally forgot about this account I had!! It's called "Finger Paint", by Carrois Apostrophe, and you can find it on Google Fonts. I absolutely love how well it fits in with the sketch-like watercolor style of the MV.
Also, for future reference, you can find the font name for any video by looking at my ASS page! http://papercoleena.com/ass/

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Hey, do you hang out in #irrational-typesetting-wizardry on Rizon? (considering that the person who wrote the typesetting guide you link to as the "2nd bible" made that IRC channel)

Nah, I noped the hell out of Real Fansubbing after one season (though I might've gone into that channel a few times during that time period). I used to link to the guide Commie has on their website, and then someone was like "there's a better one", and then I was like "oh okay there is a better one".

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hi coleena. in tokyo summer session, what's the font where natsuki's talking about haruki (the dialogue)? it looks really nice ^^

I think so, too! Misti's fonts are my favorite, I've got tons and tons of Mf fonts installed on my computer (I haven't had a chance to use most of them, but they're pretty so I keep 'em anyway). This one is called "Borders Divide, But Hearts Shall Conquer". http://www.dafont.com/borders-divide-but-hearts-shall-conquer.font

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Hi Coleena. I'm not the best at using Aegisub, so when I saw your .ass file dump, I was really happy >w< Thank you for everything you do. The thing is, I have no idea what to do once I click on the link -_- How do I use your .ass files?

Hi there! Just right click on the link and press "Save target as" or something similar, depending on your browser. Once you save it to your computer, you should be able to open it up in Aegisub!

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