[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!

December 19th, 2012 11:41 (UTC)
[identity profile] borborisk.livejournal.com
Hi! I would like to join your community.:)
I promise to follow the rules.^^
Thank you for all the hard work in subbing!

December 19th, 2012 14:03 (UTC)
[identity profile] airavu.livejournal.com
hello :D i'm airavu from malaysia . i really really love arashi , community like this help me to get to know them deeper , please accept me into the community . i promise to abide every rules , i wont re-post , redistribute , reupload , sell or stream your works online . please regard me kindly <3

December 19th, 2012 14:32 (UTC)
[identity profile] minakkochann.livejournal.com
i been fan of arashi for 5 years! i want to watch sub of their updates! i would definitely follow the rules! Thanks in advance ^^

December 20th, 2012 01:44 (UTC)
[identity profile] hoshinayuki.livejournal.com
I would like to join and promise to follow the rules stated above :)

I think that its nice of you to want to share and even go to the extend of opening a community such that more people will be able to enjoy. Thanks ;D

December 20th, 2012 10:22 (UTC)
[identity profile] shimukendou.livejournal.com
Hello! So, I kind of forgot if I already applied for membership but since I disappeared from the fandom for a few months, I guess I'll just comment again. Haha!

So yeah, I've read the post above and I'll be following the rules. Hope I can get accepted :)

December 23rd, 2012 07:22 (UTC)
[identity profile] sokyeng.livejournal.com
HI, I would like to join ur community and i had read all those rules. I promise i will follow it..Cant wait to watch ur subbed wworks..=)

December 24th, 2012 21:12 (UTC)
[identity profile] triela15.livejournal.com

I'm from Russia. Can you please add me in your community? because i love Arashi so much! especially my lovely Riida<3 he is so cute,isn't he?)))

I promise to follow the rules.

thanks so much for your hardwork ^^

December 26th, 2012 14:35 (UTC)
[identity profile] takeshi-yuichi.livejournal.com
I've read everything~
And I promise to follow the rules here:)

December 27th, 2012 10:46 (UTC)
[identity profile] luckylightangel.livejournal.com
Hello I'm Sarah. I would like to join this community and I promise to follow all the rules. Thank you.

December 27th, 2012 17:34 (UTC)
[identity profile] urufuchinen.livejournal.com
hello! :D
i can't believe i haven't joined this comm... can i join, then? i promise i will follow all the rules!
yorochikubi~ ;D

December 27th, 2012 19:40 (UTC)
[identity profile] alli07x3.livejournal.com
I promise to follow the rules ^^
I hope we can be friends~


December 28th, 2012 06:16 (UTC)
[identity profile] trompshyy.livejournal.com
Hi! I'm Ava and I would love to join your community! ^^
I've read the whole post and promise to follow your rules. I won't reupload, redistribute or sell, repost, re-encode or claim any of your work. Thanks for all your hard work! Yoroshiku~~

December 28th, 2012 10:50 (UTC)
[identity profile] jaehosupporter.livejournal.com
Hi! I would like to join ths community i do promse to follow all the rulés

December 28th, 2012 14:27 (UTC)
[identity profile] acpya.livejournal.com
Hello! I would like to join your community. Please feed me more Arashi's naughtiness!! the reason why I love them so much. I have read and promise to follow your rules. Your passion and hard work are greatly appreciated and respected. Please approve me. Thank you and yoroshikuuu!~ :)

December 28th, 2012 22:56 (UTC)
[identity profile] airupnorth.livejournal.com
Hi there!

You seem like such a great and fun person, before I knew it I'd read the whole post. It didn't even seem long..
Of course I'll follow your rules. Just like you said it's common curtesy to follow these rules when talking about subbing, ne?

Thank you so much in advance. ^^,

December 29th, 2012 12:48 (UTC)
[identity profile] notiebabe.livejournal.com

i'm Mahra from Dubai .. I would like to join your community and i promise to follow all the rules.. i hope to accept my request =)
Thanks in advance ^_^

December 30th, 2012 04:58 (UTC)
[identity profile] antisocialparty.livejournal.com
Hi! I have read your rules and I really appreciate your hard work in subbing! ^^

Pls add me, thanks!

December 30th, 2012 06:46 (UTC)
[identity profile] yui548.livejournal.com
Hi! I promise I won't redistribute your subs in any way whatsoever! I won't reupload it any where. It will be for my own personal use! I love Arashi so I would really look forward to joining your community. I actually left a comment here over a month ago but I still haven't heard anything. I decided to comment again in case you missed it.

December 31st, 2012 22:07 (UTC)
[identity profile] striving-light.livejournal.com
Hi! I have been an arashi fan for 5 years now. My ichiban is ohno. :). I promise I will definately follow all the rules. Hope i can get into the community :)


January 1st, 2013 14:10 (UTC)
[identity profile] jagithebassist.livejournal.com
Hello! :)

I hope I can join your community. Since you spent so much time subbing the files, following your rules is just basic decency; of COURSE I'll follow them.

January 3rd, 2013 10:40 (UTC)
[identity profile] iloveyuma.livejournal.com
Hello!!!~ :D
I would like to join your community.:)
I have this post and have fully understand it as well. Regarding your rules, I will follow and respect it. Kitto.:)

I hope you'll add me. Thanks in advance and more power!!!:D

January 3rd, 2013 20:19 (UTC)
[identity profile] astraldrop2012.livejournal.com
Hello... I'm Emz... I would really like to join your community... I'm a new fan of Arashi, by the way but I promise and assure you that I would follow the rules and never break them... I'm hoping for your ind consideration...
Happy New Year!!! (* ^ _ ^ *)

January 4th, 2013 15:40 (UTC)
[identity profile] jweramyeon.livejournal.com

I'd like to gain access to your subs? :D
I've read your rules and promise to abide by them ^^
Thank you for all of the hard work!

January 6th, 2013 01:35 (UTC)
[identity profile] crystal-jun.livejournal.com
Hi.. My name is Crystal and I would like to join this community if possible. I have read you post and rules and would like thank you very much for making it easier for us no jap speaking Arashi fans to understand them. It is really hard when you can't understand what they are saying and I really do appreciate what you and all the other subbers out there are doing for us. I promise to abide to all your rules and will not do anything in any way to cause any trouble for you after all the work you've done for us. I do hope you'll let me join the community.. cheers!

let me join :]

January 6th, 2013 02:34 (UTC)
[identity profile] blue8028.livejournal.com
hello i am Andy from Canada
1.i will not NOT UPLOAD to online streaming sites.
i will NOT SELL subs for profit.
i will DO NOT REPOST links (reuploading files counts as re-posting).
i will NOT CLAIM as your own.
i will NOT REPOST files elsewhere.
will NOT REENCODE files [includes other formats]
2. i will not re-translate in other languages

3.i will not use your subs and videos without permission
please let me join:]