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*Make sure that subtitles appear on screen long enough to be read comfortably. Always assume that your audience cannot actually hear what is being said.
*Make sure that subtitles appear on screen long enough to be read comfortably. Always assume that your audience cannot actually hear what is being said.
*Subtitle everything that is being said. Even if, for example, Strong Bad is typing what he says. One way to test this is to view the subtitled toon with the sound muted. If you cannot easily follow the action, something needs to be changed.
*Subtitle everything that is being said. Even if, for example, Strong Bad is typing what he says. One way to test this is to view the subtitled toon with the sound muted. If you cannot easily follow the action, something needs to be changed.
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*As with any transcript, except in extremely rare cases, don't put words in The Cheat's mouth. He only says "The Cheat noises" or "Angry The Cheat noises" etc. Don't put "meh". Similarly for Pom Pom, just put "bubbles", and for [[Pan-Pan]], using "bouncing noises".
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*As with any transcript, don't put words in The Cheat's mouth. He only says "The Cheat noises" or "Angry The Cheat noises" etc. Don't put "meh". Similarly for Pom Pom, just put "bubbles", and for [[Pan-Pan]], using "bouncing noise[s]"
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*If a character is reading out something — for example Strong Bad reading an email — use quotemarks in every line to let viewers know when the character reads something and when he comments on it.
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*Make subtitles for [[sound effects]] as well (so long as it doesn't add clutter). Examples are:
*Make subtitles for [[sound effects]] as well (so long as it doesn't add clutter). Examples are:
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