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#843322 - 10/18/12 11:25 PM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: LadyCav]
oldbroad Offline
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Definitely ON.

#843335 - 10/19/12 12:25 AM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: LadyCav]
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Hi always on, as some times the voices seem to fade in and out.
In 15 Days I couldn't get the sound up to hear even with speakers so it must have been a bad recording.
Also when a game is in a language I don't speak but the sub titles are in English, otherwise couldn't play.
Yes sometimes the text runs out, when I'm trying so see what is going on and reading at the same time.


#843405 - 10/19/12 10:39 AM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: ssgamer]
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Always on. Like Becky, I like to know exactly what they are saying and sometimes I miss things when it's just audio. Or I just can't quite understand them sometimes.

But it's always a question with me when I install the game because they are a distraction from watching the action - characters during the scene. Still I turn them on because I don't want to miss anything. smile

#843410 - 10/19/12 11:41 AM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: LadyCav]
Carla Offline
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Always on for me! English is not my first language, and I would have big troubles understanding everything without subtitles woozy
Carla happydance

“Come what come may,
Time and the hour runs through the roughest day.”

#843435 - 10/19/12 12:21 PM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: LadyCav]
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Thanks for all your replies. smile
I think I'll continue to keep subtitles on for new games, with (maybe) set to off for a repeat play of a game.

#843471 - 10/19/12 02:25 PM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: LadyCav]
Haroula Offline
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The same with Carla smile wave
I change all my passwords to "incorrect". So whenever I forget, it says, "your password is incorrect".

#843478 - 10/19/12 02:50 PM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: LadyCav]
ergggo Offline
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Registered: 02/09/10
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I always leave the subtitles on. For me it's not too distracting, let's me catch words that I might have missed, and gives one more benefit: at a glance I can recognize a character response that I've already gotten. In many games you can click through the rest of the response and move on. Without subtitles you'd have to listen a while longer before being sure the response is a repeat. Guess I'm a little impatient at times.
I point, therefore I click.

#843577 - 10/20/12 02:13 AM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: LadyCav]
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I prefer to have them off unless a character is difficult to understand.
I acted my age once. It was boring.

#843754 - 10/21/12 08:09 AM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: LadyCav]
GBC Offline
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I always keep the subtitiles on.

#843799 - 10/21/12 11:54 AM Re: Subtitles On or Off?? [Re: GBC]
chrissie Offline
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I like to play with subtitles on - the downside for me is I don't pay as much attention to the visuals of a scene but playing with them off I find myself distracted by the visuals & miss important info in the dialogue! smile

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