[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. :)

DISCLAIMER
(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!

August 4th, 2012 12:45 (UTC)
[identity profile] patorisia.livejournal.com
Hello! I'm patrycja and i'm Arashi's fan fromPoland :) Thank you for creating this kind of community! i know that you're putting here a lot of work, so thanks!

I want to join it :) Of course i understand all rules and won't break it ^^

Yoroshiku!!! ^^

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August 6th, 2012 04:24 (UTC)
[identity profile] patyzuniga.livejournal.com
hi My name its patty and i promise you that i wont break your rules

ahh thanks for sharing this videos with us!!

August 6th, 2012 07:51 (UTC)
[identity profile] beenino.livejournal.com
well after reading your post about yourself i think it's pretty safe to say that i love arashi just as much as you do :)

Please let me join your community, i promise to abide by the rules and not upload, share, redistribute etc your files anywhere.

thanks so much for your hard work subbing :)

August 7th, 2012 05:06 (UTC)
[identity profile] teendahood.livejournal.com
im tee from indonesia. im an employee. so i dont have much time for spending to fandown (beside weekend and after work). i have Read the Rules.
because of im an employee. so its difficult for me to waste my time reuploading, hotlinking, redistributing, selling, upload streaming, or even make your project in another language. i dont really have much that time.

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August 8th, 2012 04:48 (UTC)
[identity profile] j-sei.livejournal.com
Hi, I'm J or Sei. I'm from Indonesia. My favorite member is Nino. Matsumiya is my OTP although lately Ninoai slowly creeping it's way to my heart.

Regarding the rules, I have read and understood it. I promise I will follow all rules state above.

Thanks!!

August 8th, 2012 12:29 (UTC)
[identity profile] faithlucifel.livejournal.com
Hi ^^ I'd like to join the community. I've read the whole entry and I promise to follow the rules. Thank you :)

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August 11th, 2012 07:45 (UTC)
[identity profile] lissiechan123.livejournal.com
My name is Alice and I am from Canada :D
I will NOT upload videos to online streaming sites. I will NOT share your links anywhere and I will NOT sell or distribute the videos in any way because it is for my personal viewing ONLY :) I am an arashi fan (nino bias) and the other JE group i like is Kat-tun! I L-O-V-E Johnnys! (ftw :D) I've recently gotten to know about Arashi through their roles in various dramas, and I think they're just so funny and entertaining guys (especially in their variety shows)! xD Thank you for the hard work you put in the videos and I hope you accept me :)<3
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August 11th, 2012 18:23 (UTC)
[identity profile] ohayou-desu.livejournal.com
Hi ^_^,

I'd like to join this community......

I've read the rules and promise to abide to them....

Hope you'll approve me!!!!

Thanks ^_^

August 13th, 2012 03:12 (UTC)
[identity profile] cugami.livejournal.com
I've read the post and will respect your rules. I'd like to join this community.

Also, I would like to thank all the effort you put through to provide subs. You're a great help. Thanks!

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August 13th, 2012 08:09 (UTC)
[identity profile] marry43.livejournal.com
Hi :)

May I join your community? I promise to abide by all your rules .

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August 13th, 2012 14:23 (UTC)
[identity profile] kame-94.livejournal.com
I read this post, and promise to follow all the rules. I hope to become a part of this comfy, rainbow community :D I won't reupload, sell, retranslate, share, or repost the files/links anywhere.
Thanks for subbing :)

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August 13th, 2012 17:59 (UTC)
[identity profile] detfanny.livejournal.com
hi,,i'm dean from indonesia...
i'd like to join your community...
i've read this post and i promise i won't reupload,,re-translate,,repost,,redistribute or sell any of your works...
please let me join...
yoroshiku... m(_ _)m

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August 14th, 2012 15:21 (UTC)
[identity profile] dini-satoshi.livejournal.com
hello.. my name's andhiny from indonesia..
would you mind if i join your community?
i know arashi since 10months ago.
i have read the rules and i won't break them..
hope i can join your community..
yoroshiku onegaishimasu..

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August 14th, 2012 16:55 (UTC)
[identity profile] n445.livejournal.com
Hi, welcome back! I´d like to be in the community. Thanks so much!!

August 14th, 2012 17:55 (UTC)
[identity profile] xmisscakesx.livejournal.com
Hi!

I can't quite remember if I've applied for membership in this community or not. Sorry if this is the second time :)
I don't really use my LJ account for anything other than joining communities so the number of entries is quite low. Is this a problem? Some communities only accept people with a certain number of posts.

Anyway, I read your membership post and I promise that I will not re-post, re-upload, re-distribute or translate your files in anyway. They would be for personal use only.

I'd love to join your Arashi filled community.

Thank you!

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August 15th, 2012 06:23 (UTC)
[identity profile] hikarulow.livejournal.com
hie, i'm hikaru and would love to join your community...~

i promise to follow all the rules and really appreciate all your efforts in making this a wonderful fandom...~

thanks in advance...~
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August 16th, 2012 15:23 (UTC)
[identity profile] akama101092.livejournal.com
I promise that I will not upload any subs in this community to online streaming sites such as dramacrazy, youtube, veoh etc., selling the subs for profit, reposting the links or reuploading to somewhere else, claiming the files as mine, reposting the files to anywhere including my jounral and reincoding the files to another format. I do not have the right to retranslate any subs from this community to other languages and using the subs without asking the moderator of this community. I also need to pay respect on the members who already join this community.

August 20th, 2012 00:32 (UTC)
[identity profile] mrsxiah1612.livejournal.com
Hi~~ i'm Aima from Malaysia. I'd love to join the community. i promise i'll follow allt he rules. dont worry! :) please let me join. thank you in advance~ <3

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August 23rd, 2012 08:10 (UTC)
[identity profile] butabuu-kp.livejournal.com
Hi! I'm Tang :)
I'm Arashi's fan especially Sho kun and Oh chan
I have read your rules and promise to follow all of them
Yoroshiku onegaishimasu~~

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August 23rd, 2012 10:21 (UTC)
[identity profile] kay-kay4.livejournal.com
Hi~ I'd like to join. I have read your rules and promise to follow them. I've been a fan of Arashi for a few years now and their old shows never get old. Thank you~!

August 23rd, 2012 18:22 (UTC)
[identity profile] sarangsandra.livejournal.com
Hello~ I'm Sandra and I would love to join your community.
I promise to follow all your rules which of course means I would upload them/sell them/repost etc.
Please and thank you!

August 24th, 2012 01:51 (UTC)
[identity profile] cindai.livejournal.com
hai... i'm big fan of arashi.. i've read the content of your post and i will respect all in it... would like to join u.. hope i can be approve.. thanks a lot for subbing for us... :)

August 24th, 2012 04:05 (UTC)
[identity profile] anjera-music.livejournal.com
I'd like to join your community if I may! I have read the entirety of your post and I totally agree with your rules. It's only fair to you, especially as you're doing us fans a big favor by sharing these subs! Thank you so much for your hard work. ^_^

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August 24th, 2012 09:52 (UTC)
[identity profile] nabylah-yutaka.livejournal.com
heyyy, I want to join your community.
Promise will follow the rules. :D