[identity profile] amnosxmatsujun.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] amnosxsubs
First and foremost, thank you for your interest in joining this subbing community! I'm glad you paid a visit, and do hope you'll enjoy what I have to offer. :)
Second, I would like to explain in detail why I have decided to open up a community for my subs. It might be a long read, but seeing as how this will be the first and only time I talk about it in this much depth, I'd appreciate it if you could spare a few minutes of your time.
When I first joined the LJ Arashi fandom, I knew I wanted to sub but did not feel the need for a community. I thought releasing on my personal LJ was enough, and by having all my posts in one location, I would be able to keep track of my releases as well as my radio and magazine translations.
However, as it was a personal journal, I felt the need to keep my private posts locked for my f-list. In order to "protect" my subs, so to speak, I inevitably had to lock the posts, which then meant that those who were not on my f-list could not access them. Some of you may know that I do not friend back easily, and it's not because I didn't want to share (that would defeat the purpose of fansubs); it's because it was a personal LJ. Of course, I was often troubled about this because my desire to share clashed with my slow friending process. Plus, I know not everyone joins the LJ community at the same time (meaning that if you weren't active when I released, you wouldn't know of it), so that was another worry of mine.
To be frank, I did not think I would need a community just for my subs when I first began. But through the years, I realized that I had released quite a few clips. More importantly, I intend to continue subbing. The reason why I didn't start this community sooner was because I, too, have what we call "RL". I work full-time just like most everyone else, and honestly, I felt I would not have the time to maintain a community. I did not want to start something on a whim nor did I want to be irresponsible after having created a community. After weighing the pros and cons, though, I realized that now is as good a time as ever to open one. It was a long time coming, but I hope you can see why I took this long. And, for those who had been waiting for me to take this step, thank you for waiting, and welcome. :)
Now, here's how to join. I know most of you are familiar with the fandom rules, but I'm putting it here as an obligatory post and because it's kind of an unwritten rule to do so. ^^; Plus, when you comment, I will assume that you have read this post and are therefore held accountable and responsible as a member of this community.
The Rules:

Regarding subbed files:
1. DO NOT UPLOAD to online streaming sites.
2. DO NOT SELL subs for profit.
3. DO NOT REPOST links (reuploading files counts as reposting).
4. DO NOT CLAIM as your own.
5. DO NOT REPOST files elsewhere.
6. DO NOT REENCODE files (includes other formats).

Regarding translations:
1. DO NOT RETRANSLATE into other languages. By this, I mean that you cannot use the translations on my subbed files to translate again into another language.
2. DO NOT USE without permission.

Regarding the community:
Please be courteous and respectful of other members. I want this place to be a comfy, rainbowy community; I hope you all feel the same. :)

(Sorry, this is the only part that has to sound mean; I wish I didn't have to say this, but): I reserve the right to decline membership requests, and modify or terminate existing members based on current or previous offenses of the fansub rules. There are serial offenders and, though this fandom is large, it is small enough that if someone catches you breaking the rules, subbers will be notified. This is also why a lot of subbers left the fandom in the past, so please be nice!

I won't ask you to comment on every release. It's okay if you're only here to leech (though, quite honestly, it'd be nice to get to know my members since that's how a community thrives). But please, the only thing I ask is that you respect these rules. I put a lot of time, effort, and most of all, passion, into my work. I love what I do, I love Arashi, and I really hope it shows in my work. To join, please leave a comment here telling me that you've read the contents of this post. Then, and don't forget this step, click "join community". Note: I only add LJ accounts. This means that if you are using a FB account, for example, I will not add you. And, this may be more for my benefit, but if you have anything to say regarding what you want to see in, or what you want from, this community, add a blurb in your comment. Or, you know. Spam me with cracktastic, Arashi gifs. xD I welcome public displays of affection and appreciate the love. <3 I would be delighted to hear that you all enjoy watching the clips as much as I enjoy subbing them. I'm here to share, so please respect my work and follow the rules. It's as simple as that, and that's all I ask.

Processing membership may take a while, but I ask that you please be patient. I run this community alone, and as I mentioned before, I work full-time. I will try to get back to you within a month span (that is, I will take one month at most). If you do not hear from me within 31 days (inclusive), I may have accidentally missed you. >_< Poke me again with a comment on this post only if you have not heard from me after two weeks. Commenting frequently to be added does not give you any higher an advantage. ^^;
Just a tiny sidenote♪ If you like my work or would like to give feedback, please do not hesitate to leave a comment in the release posts. I enjoy conversing and I appreciate your input and support. Believe it or not, I read every, single one and often comment back. Also, I'm notorious for flailing in comments, so feel free to strike up a conversation with me. I can get quite chatty. :P
Lastly, thanks again for your interest in joining my community! :Dv

Originally posted on: January 5, 2012 01:17 JST
Last edit: October 4, 2016, 05:36 JST
Latest membership processing: CLOSED (*see below)

Attention: As of October 4, 2016, membership processing is CLOSED. FYI: YES, I will still be subbing things, and YES, membership will be opened again in the near future. In the meantime, I will continue releasing subs in my comm for existing members. I will let everyone know when membership is open again, so please check back at this post for updates!

January 5th, 2012 21:05 (UTC)
[identity profile] smil3y-buu.livejournal.com
Hello! I read your post and I would like to join your community. I promise to follow all your rules. Thanks for opening up a new com.

January 5th, 2012 21:07 (UTC)
[identity profile] hheartts-xoxo.livejournal.com
HIP HIP HOORAAAAYYYY! cheers for you & your comm! :D

okay, in otherwords, i cant do anything except for dling and commenting but DONT WORRY, i'll comment looooots~ <3

yoroshiku onegaishimasu~ *bows*

January 5th, 2012 21:09 (UTC)
[identity profile] avya7x.livejournal.com

Congratulations on creating your own community. I'm extremely greatful that you've opened membership for the community. I've read the rules and promise to abide by them.

I loved the fact that you wrote a detailed post as to why you opened your own community. It's always nice to know why someone decided to start subbing. I'm a pretty random person and I tend to go off topic most of the time.

Thanks for subbing! ^_^

January 5th, 2012 21:10 (UTC)
[identity profile] mentality34.livejournal.com
Congratulations on opening your own community!! :]

I promise to abide by all rules. Thank you ^^

January 5th, 2012 21:14 (UTC)
[identity profile] jackiiie172.livejournal.com
i will definitely definitely abide all the rules!
thank you for sharing your subbed files!!! and thank you for opening a community !

January 5th, 2012 21:16 (UTC)
[identity profile] jrifhjpd.livejournal.com
Sorry, I don't have a cracktastic gif, but I want to join and have read the rules.


January 5th, 2012 21:16 (UTC)
[identity profile] tei-920.livejournal.com
Hello.. I would really like to join your community, i promise to follow all the rules.. Hope i can be accepted.. Thank you so much for all the hardwork you put in to share Arashi!

January 5th, 2012 21:20 (UTC)
[identity profile] mugglelover27.livejournal.com
Hi, I would like to join the community.
I read the post and promise to follow all the rules.
I'm looking forward to your releases. :)

January 5th, 2012 21:20 (UTC)
[identity profile] sandsea.livejournal.com
Yay, I'm glad you have a community now because I love your translations and subs! I would like to join this community, have read the post, and I promise to abide to and respect all the rules. Thanks for the consideration and congratulations on your new community! :D

January 5th, 2012 21:22 (UTC)
[identity profile] malena-tomoe.livejournal.com

Well I know you from your lj. Once again, my name is María Elena and I promise to follow your rules and respest your amazing job :D, thank you for your time and your work. :D

You can also visit my journal <3<3<3 anytime your want. Thank you and take care :D

January 5th, 2012 21:26 (UTC)
[identity profile] p3rk3le.livejournal.com
yay~ arashixtokio brought me here ^^ thanks for your work, will definitely follow the rules :)

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January 5th, 2012 21:29 (UTC)
[identity profile] vietgurl01.livejournal.com
I would like to join your community!
I promise to follow all the rules.
I'm glad you created a community, now I can catch up on all the stuff I missed.
Thank you!

January 5th, 2012 21:29 (UTC)
[identity profile] savvy-arashi.livejournal.com
Haaay there!
I would like to join your brand new (YAY!) community!
I promise to follow all the rules and obey them!
Us, Arashi fans, could not enjoy the fandom as much as we do without the awesome work of subbers!
Thank you so much for the hard work!

January 5th, 2012 21:30 (UTC)
[identity profile] kos-mos26.livejournal.com

I do so heart your translations, and I'm happy to see you have created a community at last! Honestly, I thought you already had one that I simply never found, given your longevity in the fandom. XD

Thank you for all of your hard work! :D

January 5th, 2012 21:30 (UTC)
[identity profile] bookwormqueen.livejournal.com
Hehe xD I've read your Membership post and I promise not to reupload, hotlink or translate into any other languages because I download for my own personal pleasure xDDDD I love being able to watch them as much as you love being able to sub their videos and I wouldn't do anything that would jeopardize our passion <3

Thank you for creating this community! And all the best for future releases! I'll be anticipating! :D

January 5th, 2012 21:30 (UTC)
[identity profile] 0deandra0.livejournal.com
Hi! :D

I've read all your rules and I promise to follow them. Thank you very much for your hard work in subbing and for sharing the clips with us.

I'd really like to join your community.
Yoroshiku ne~
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January 5th, 2012 21:31 (UTC)
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[identity profile] vikyfaxerfeit.livejournal.com
YEAH YEAH YEAH!!! (following your 'comment' botton) xD

Hi I'm viky *bow*
a little DoS biased
I promise to strictly follow your rules.
I already had the pleasure to enjoy some of your works so I really hope to join your community **
yoroshiku ^^

January 5th, 2012 21:34 (UTC)
[identity profile] angelinel.livejournal.com

I hope that you let me join, I've read the rules and promise to abide by all them. I will also do my best to comment and give useful feedback :)

January 5th, 2012 21:34 (UTC)
[identity profile] jeniski.livejournal.com
would like to join your comm. I will follow your rules to no upload, sell, repost any of your vids

January 5th, 2012 21:35 (UTC)
[identity profile] sesquerdo.livejournal.com
Hi! ^.^ It is really nice to have another subbing community because there are so many Arashi videos and not enough subbing teams since everybody has RL! ^.^
I am happy that you decided to open your community and, yes, I read your whole post! ^.^
Also, like I do in every community, I will follow your rules! After all, we have to protect our subbing teams in order to allow the love to be shared, right?!
Thanks in advance for your work and I hope you can accept me! ^.^

January 5th, 2012 21:35 (UTC)
[identity profile] jodie26.livejournal.com
please let me join the com :) definitely won't break rules

January 5th, 2012 21:36 (UTC)
[identity profile] simopimo.livejournal.com
Hello! I would like to join your community! I promise I will not reupload,repost your links,use or sell your subs. I will use it for my own pleasure o stay in good company with our boys! I always laugh even watching the raw files,but with sub in a language that I know a little is better! :D Thank you!!!

January 5th, 2012 21:38 (UTC)
[identity profile] carmen25.livejournal.com
hi, i would like to join your community.
i read all your rules and i promise to follow them.

thank you

January 5th, 2012 21:41 (UTC)
[identity profile] daysconfession.livejournal.com
hey there! okay, so I've read everything in this post and I promise to follow the rules because they're really easy, aren't they? I'm so happy there's another community to dl subbed arashi shows <3 thanks for doing this, and putting your hard work, time and effort! mainly I love watching HnA, but their new layout on the program where they only have 2 members is kinda like ehh for me. I liked it much better when it was all 5 of them in that VIP room interviewing the guest, but I'll take whatever I can get! anyhooooow, I'm joining! :D