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Old 2007-12-17, 02:49 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

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Originally Posted by deadone View Post
as for making it a rule for ratios then im all up for that, i am a member of many private trakers and some of the ratio requirmemnts are a little strict but that only meens when you see something you want months down the line there will still be seeders on it.
That's not necessarily true, DIME typically has about a 3 day life span for torrents. They die very quickly there, after the initial feeding frenzy they get buried, unlike here where you can bump the thread and let people know it's still alive.

Ratios don't work to spread stuff, they just work to limit proliferation, which is counter to the boot-trading philosophy.

If it comes down to a matter of "majority rules" then you'll likely see TTD implement strict ratio enforcement (to the detriment of TTD.) If it's a matter of principle, then forget ratios, things work better when it's done in a spirit of sharing.
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