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The internet is apparently divided on the ‘Squid Game’ English dub

English dub is supposedly terrible in Squid Game

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    In the latest great internet debate, fans of the highly successful series “Squid Game” are arguing on whether listening to its English dub is worse than reading subtitles. 

    “Laughably bad”: Several fans took to Twitter to voice their opinions, with the majority of them agreeing that the English dub turns the thrilling drama into something like a comedy.

    • Twitter user @KonekoKittenYT wrote, “It’s funny how the quality of a show improves near immediately when turning on subtitles for the original language. Squid game was laughably bad in english until turning on korean with subtitles.

    • In a similar vein, @TearofGrace wrote: “Squid Game 10/10. If you want to cry: Use subtitles. If you want to laugh but still cry: Watch the dub” 

    • Another fan, @jonlovett, realized that several viewers might be unaware that they are watching the English-dubbed version. 

    • Other fans mocked “Squid Game” viewers that didn’t use English subtitles, claiming them to be “the weakest link,” “lazy” and “the first to be eliminated.”

    Multitasking: In a sea of dub-hating tweets, some fans have shared their love for the dubbed version and their reasons behind watching it.

    • As someone with ADHD, @widowstelepaths opts for the version without subtitles. 

    • Some users, such as @iisjoh, considers reading nine hours of subtitles “intimidating.”

    • Then there are the fans who want to multitask, like @tranganhdong.

    • And finally, there are a rare few who are genuinely impressed by the English dub — unless they’re being sarcastic, that is. 

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