Post Reply Please don't sort on the word "the"
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Posted 5/21/14 , edited 5/21/14
Not a big thing, but just one of those things that makes my eye twitch when I browse alphabetically. Anything that has the word "The" at the beginning is sorted under the T's. Generally, when one wants to sort titles, if it begins with the word "The", that word is not part of the sort. Any library, video catalog, etc, adheres to this; it's just not an index-worthy word.
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Posted 5/22/14 , edited 5/22/14
Yeah, this bothers me a little too.
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Posted 5/22/14 , edited 5/22/14
By comparison, Funimation also sorts by "The", but The Anime Network doesn't.

I've long preferred TAN's alphabetical listing to CR and Funimation, and this is another point in its favor.

At least all 3 are better than Daisuki and Hulu, neither of which appear to even have an alphabetical order listing available.
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Posted 5/22/14 , edited 5/22/14
I agree. When sorting by alphabetical order, you should never base the results on the word the. I'm not sure why anyone would sort based on the.
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Posted 5/22/14 , edited 5/22/14

TheAncientOne wrote:At least all 3 are better than Daisuki and Hulu, neither of which appear to even have an alphabetical order listing available.
Fyi, for Hulu: http://www.hulu.com/browse/alphabetical/episode
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Posted 5/22/14 , edited 5/22/14

Bookmarked this. Thanks!

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Posted 5/22/14 , edited 5/23/14
While i usually hate something like this, I'm giving the money and watching the anime. if it's easier for them just to sort it by the word THE, that's fine by me as long as they have the anime available to watch.

nuf said...
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Posted 5/23/14 , edited 5/23/14
I agree with the fact that it shouldn't be sorted by "The". It just drives me nuts when I know there was a show on here and I'm looking for it, and it ends up being in the T's because of "The" -_- If it's too much of a pain to sort it without, then I can deal with it. Just a slight annoyance >_<
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Posted 7/16/14 , edited 7/16/14
I grew a neurosis for this when I sorted shelves of video games and movies at my ex job and some summer Joe's put all the stuff with T at the same place. Graaaah! It becomes a mess when there are nearly a hundred titles bundled under a same letter.
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