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  #166  
Old 2007-12-05, 04:01 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

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Zomb has a concept to increase ratio by donations, they run specials occasionally for every dollar you donate you get 2 gigs toward your ratio. Just an idea !
So do several sites, but what does it really do? It makes the users ratio look good artificially. We make enough money in donations every month to pay our bills, so we've never had a need to start handing out 'gifts' for donating. We have considered adding a little note under the TTD Traders note that says something like TTD Contributor to show those that donate to the site.
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Old 2007-12-05, 05:23 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

I'm a relative newb myself, but it didn't take long to realize that you're running in mud after too many torrents running and keeps getting deeper with every torrent added. I get about 200Kb's down and 90 Kb's up on average, and if I want to be ready to jump on something or upload a show I need to keep my total below 5 active ~ and let 'em seed through the night.

Doing less torrents lets the user get throughput, I now stop seeding when my ratio gets too high on a given torrent to give some other people with lower ratios have a chance.
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Old 2007-12-08, 11:56 AM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

well im pretty new here, only just got back and found the link again..
my ratio aint the best either but i try my best..
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. all the sites i am on we are allowed to use the part seeding option.
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Old 2007-12-17, 01:49 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

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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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Old 2007-12-17, 01:51 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

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Zomb has a concept to increase ratio by donations, they run specials occasionally for every dollar you donate you get 2 gigs toward your ratio. Just an idea !
Isn't that the same as buying bootlegs?
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Old 2008-01-09, 12:55 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

I AM HAS RELLY , RELALY BED NEWSĦĦĦ

I just noted that, during the morning, the ISP upgraded the downstream from 100 KB/s to 140+ KB/s. (The upstream remained the same, though).







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Old 2008-01-09, 04:44 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

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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.
If you have in mind large number of seeders maybe it's true but most torrents last couple of months. Popular artists are seeded well above half year.
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Old 2008-01-13, 07:50 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

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Makes me glad I just "trade".
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Old 2008-01-23, 08:27 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

spank me if im wrong but naughtio.... autio
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Old 2008-01-29, 11:12 AM
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I am firmly determined to reach, at least, VLAD II this year.

VLAD II = 0.54
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Old 2008-01-29, 03:11 PM
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Funny or not, you better stay at 0.27. My next goal is to reach VLAD III sometime in 2009.
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Old 2008-01-30, 01:56 AM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Name & Shame Uberleechers: vladsmythe
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Old 2008-01-31, 12:21 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

typical dirty hippie; no give, all get... btw, i wiped my ass with that last Miracle Ticket.
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Old 2008-01-31, 12:23 PM
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Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Vlad has seeded a ton of shows, so people might not want to be so quick to judge.
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