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View Poll Results: Should we ban mindless leechers?
Yes, If their share ratio is less than 1.0 27 4.03%
Yes, If their share ratio is less than 0.75 29 4.33%
Yes, If their share ratio is less than 0.50 131 19.55%
Yes, If their share ratio is less than 0.25 158 23.58%
No, not under any circumstances. Let karma take over! 201 30.00%
Give them a warning and allow them to make up for their wrongdoing by ul'ing constantly. 177 26.42%
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Old 2010-07-09, 09:54 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

on dime (not that am comparing this site to them) has an automatic setup.
if u reach below .25 they stop you from downloading. and then u can only up.
something about it is manually set through the site..and is not even humanly controlled. the whole point of keeping a decent ratio is to keep seeds on a torrent and keep them alive!!!...its really disturbing to see 100 people download a show that was upped a week ago, and then there is 1 or 2 seeders...i voted for .50 ratio at least. thats only 1/2 of what u took.
and on the other hand some people (like me)dl a bunch at a time then seed it out for a month or 2 so it may appear that a ratio was low....but you must keep seeding to keep a torrent up, otherwise it dies!...my true opinion is
there are way to many freeloaders...uploading is only your time and hd space.
if u cannot give any of it back, then u r selfish and you should be cut off...
if u keep fronting some weed from someone and never pay,u will eventually or right away be cut off....sharing is caring and there isnt a whole lot of caring left in this world....its a shame that free things(which is great cos i already pay for ther net)get ruined by people who dont care! just my .2cents
thats probably worth .1/2cent
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Old 2010-07-23, 12:57 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

Who cares about ratios. Those who give will give, those who take will take. Not everyone has the bandwith to give back what they take. All that matters is that the music is circulating, and it always will. Before you bash my ratio, you should know that when i signed up here i downloaded older torrents. I've slowly been bringing my ratio up, and will continue to do so.
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Old 2010-07-24, 05:07 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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What I'd like to see here would be a display of the ratio everywhere a member's name appears. For example, if a member posts in a thread their ratio stats appear under their name, but in the drop-down 'peers list' you show only a leecher's name and port listed. I'd like to see the code for ratio added there, because I agree that I wouldn't be interested in reviving a torrent for a lousy ratio. I know I can always look up their user names, but it seems like adding a line of code is a much more efficient solution, and maybe the constant listing will help prod some people towards better behavior. (yeah, I know, wishful thinking, but wtf)
I just added the code so if you hover over the user's name in the Peers List, their stats will show up.
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Old 2010-07-25, 02:17 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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I just added the code so if you hover over the user's name in the Peers List, their stats will show up.
Thanks U2Lynne! Nice handy feature.
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Old 2011-01-01, 11:26 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

I think if you want to start banning thoughtless leechers, don't start a torrent based site. How do you think shit was done before torrents. Some of us have to steal all the wireless we can and we are firewalled and can't forward our ports because we don't know the idiot who left his wireless unsecure and know there would be no way in trying to educate them on port forwarding.

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Old 2011-01-11, 05:29 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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I just added the code so if you hover over the user's name in the Peers List, their stats will show up.
Nice feature, thank you for adding. This and the "Your Seeding Opportunities" feature makes this site very comfortable to use.

And regarding the topic, I agree with others that I wouldn't be interested in reviving a torrent for someone with a lousy ratio.
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Old 2011-01-16, 07:48 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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Nice feature, thank you for adding. This and the "Your Seeding Opportunities" feature makes this site very comfortable to use.

And regarding the topic, I agree with others that I wouldn't be interested in reviving a torrent for someone with a lousy ratio.
I agree!
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Old 2011-01-16, 09:06 PM
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Some of us have to steal all the wireless we can and we are firewalled and can't forward our ports because we don't know the idiot who left his wireless unsecure and know there would be no way in trying to educate them on port forwarding.

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Old 2011-01-17, 01:08 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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I agree!
What if I had a lousy ratio, but I vine that show to 50 other people... What if I B&P it for many people. That takes a lot more effort and time and love of the music to burn, package, drive to the post office and mail shows to other people than just leaving the internet connection on a extra couple of days...

Oh, and thanks to all the PJ shows you have been seeding. I love every one!

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Old 2011-02-21, 03:46 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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What if I had a lousy ratio, but I vine that show to 50 other people... What if I B&P it for many people. That takes a lot more effort and time and love of the music to burn, package, drive to the post office and mail shows to other people than just leaving the internet connection on a extra couple of days...

Oh, and thanks to all the PJ shows you have been seeding. I love every one!

-Brian
something we [TTD Staff] have always pushed

understandably not everyone has the upload bandwidth for a 1:1 ratio, but there are numerous other ways to give back...vines, B&Ps, freebies, etc -- all great ways to share
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Old 2011-02-21, 04:22 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

I think thoughtless uploaders should be banned.
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Old 2011-02-21, 04:22 PM
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Old 2011-05-18, 03:22 PM
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Old 2011-05-20, 02:09 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

They should be banned. No doubt about it. People who share build the community and those that dont crush the community. Ban these mofo's!
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Old 2011-05-22, 12:04 AM
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They should be banned. No doubt about it. People who share build the community and those that dont crush the community. Ban these mofo's!
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