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Obscurum
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:25 pm 
 

Why exactly do we write the English transliteration/translation after the native language? Personally I would think that would lead to confusion as one might falsely believe that to be part of the name. Wouldn't listing the translations/transliterations be better-suited in the additional notes, as we do with pretty much all other languages, if at all?

To a person who doesn't speak any other languages besides English, any foreign language would be "difficult" to read, regardless of whether or not the alphabet is based off Latin, Arabic, or Asian characters, to name a few examples ...
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MetalCuresHeadaches
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:13 pm 
 

They do go in the additional notes. Transliterated/translated titles included in the display title are supposed to be there only if they are included in the official title of the album, although there are mistakes here and there.
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Azmodes
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:01 am 
 

What MetalCuresHeadaches said.
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