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Old 2012-05-25, 02:18 PM
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Re: Does Downloading one song hurt your ratio?

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Originally Posted by rockhead515 View Post
"But, if you download 25mb and only seed back 25mb, then your ratio will go down. To keep your current ratio, you need to seed back 1.98x25mb or almost 50mb."

How's that work? If I DL a 25mb file, or whatever size, and seed it until what I've DL has been UL from me, my ration would be 1.0, right?
Shouldn't it be 1 for 1 or is this some weird math I don't understand?
No weird science here. I guess that what Lynne meant to say is that happydog500 has a current ratio of 1.98, so in order to keep that ratio of 1.98 he has to seed 1.98x25mb (or almost 50 mb). If one has a ratio of 1.0 and one wants to maintain that ratio, it would be enough to seed the amount of data downloaded (in this example that would be 25mb).
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