The Traders' Den  

  The Traders' Den > Where we go to learn ..... > Site Announcements & Suggestions
 

Notices

Site Announcements & Suggestions This is where you should make your suggestions to us on how to improve your experience here and where to post about site problems/issues.
Moderators

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #166  
Old 2007-12-05, 04:31 PM
Paul56's Avatar
Paul56 Paul56 is offline
1.04 TB/6.52 TB/6.25
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

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 !
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #167  
Old 2007-12-05, 04:56 PM
U2Lynne's Avatar
U2Lynne U2Lynne is offline
TTD Staff
471.57 GB/2.01 TB/4.37
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: California
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Paul56 View Post
Last week I tried to help out a couple of leeches on two separate torrents and after 2 days I checked their tracker and they each had over 20 torrents running. I sent a PM and asked them to stay on and seed after they get it, no reply. My torrent client could only give them about 30 seconds an hour of delivery because they had so much going on. I asked them to keep their torrents to about 5 total because the clients works best at about 2 dl and 3 ul, especially with their slow connections I gave them 24 hours to pause or stop most of their running torrents if they want to receive the seed.

And what do you know, they got it and split! Really ticked me off. On top of that someone else jumped on one of the torrents during this and I had to stay and help them seed.

I just noticed while writing this that I have two people wanting a seed from two of my uploads ~ one has a 0.32 ratio and 27 active torrents, the other has a guy with an 0.24 ration and 44 active torrents ~ these guys are going to be waiting a long time for me to want to jump in and help them!

Who knows how many other active torrents from other Trading sites they have open!
You know, Staff has talked a bit about this and we are unsure about exactly what to do. I've already gone and tried to cut back on the amount of shows you are allowed to seed at a time (it is set to ten), but if you were downloading and then become a seed, it won't 'kick' you off, so you can actually seed more than ten at a time as long as you keep the torrents going. Some people have HUGE connections and can handle ten, but most people don't do any good seeding ten at a time. It's tempting to lower this number even more, however a big part of me thinks the best thing to do is to educate these users. Some have been educated by coming to Technobabble and reading and asking questions, but unfortunately, the clueless remain clueless and never bother to try to learn.

I hate to say it, but when I've noticed someone who can only download at a really slow rate from me because they are downloading so many other things, I won't seed to them unless I have nothing else I need to seed.
__________________
Five's Checksums Demystified - everything and anything you want to know about checksums
On a Mac? Get XLD to rip your CDs. Please see this guide - X Lossless Decoder (XLD): How to create flawless CD rips on Mac OS X

TTD GoFundMe Campaign

Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #168  
Old 2007-12-05, 05:01 PM
U2Lynne's Avatar
U2Lynne U2Lynne is offline
TTD Staff
471.57 GB/2.01 TB/4.37
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: California
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Paul56 View Post
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.
__________________
Five's Checksums Demystified - everything and anything you want to know about checksums
On a Mac? Get XLD to rip your CDs. Please see this guide - X Lossless Decoder (XLD): How to create flawless CD rips on Mac OS X

TTD GoFundMe Campaign

Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #169  
Old 2007-12-05, 06:23 PM
Paul56's Avatar
Paul56 Paul56 is offline
1.04 TB/6.52 TB/6.25
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Santa Cruz, California
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.
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #170  
Old 2007-12-08, 12:56 PM
deadone deadone is offline
The Devils Child
97.33 GB/48.01 GB/0.49
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: corby northants uk
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.
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #171  
Old 2007-12-17, 02:49 PM
rosc2112's Avatar
rosc2112 rosc2112 is offline
Music of the Spheres
81.55 GB/77.39 GB/0.95
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Poconos
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Quote:
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.
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #172  
Old 2007-12-17, 02:51 PM
rosc2112's Avatar
rosc2112 rosc2112 is offline
Music of the Spheres
81.55 GB/77.39 GB/0.95
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Poconos
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Paul56 View Post
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?
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #173  
Old 2008-01-09, 01:55 PM
dementrium's Avatar
dementrium dementrium is offline
433.71 GB/433.00 GB/1.00
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
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).







Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #174  
Old 2008-01-09, 05:44 PM
pawel's Avatar
pawel pawel is offline
Lockout here
369.86 GB/672.37 GB/1.82
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Poland
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by rosc2112 View Post
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.
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #175  
Old 2008-01-13, 08:50 PM
schmoe75's Avatar
schmoe75 schmoe75 is offline
VBT Mod
TTD Staff
0.00 KB/5.57 TB/Inf.
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Tom Corley
(82.72 GB/17.59 GB/0.21)
__________________
While we were all dancing these people were working & now freely sharing - Ray
We dont play black, we dont play white, we just play what we know & feel - Miles
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #176  
Old 2008-01-13, 10:19 PM
ragu421's Avatar
ragu421 ragu421 is offline
0.00 KB/0.00 KB/---
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Spartanburg,SC
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Makes me glad I just "trade".
__________________
"Play golf America!"
"Why drink and drive when you can smoke and fly?"
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #177  
Old 2008-01-23, 09:27 PM
bannanna's Avatar
bannanna bannanna is offline
1.62 TB/2.53 TB/1.56
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Brisbane - Australia
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

spank me if im wrong but naughtio.... autio
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #178  
Old 2008-01-29, 12:12 PM
dementrium's Avatar
dementrium dementrium is offline
433.71 GB/433.00 GB/1.00
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

I am firmly determined to reach, at least, VLAD II this year.

VLAD II = 0.54
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #179  
Old 2008-01-29, 04:11 PM
dementrium's Avatar
dementrium dementrium is offline
433.71 GB/433.00 GB/1.00
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Funny or not, you better stay at 0.27. My next goal is to reach VLAD III sometime in 2009.
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
  #180  
Old 2008-01-30, 02:56 AM
nickh79's Avatar
nickh79 nickh79 is offline
TTD VIP
50.80 GB/5.90 TB/118.90
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Re: Name & Shame Uberleechers Thread

Name & Shame Uberleechers: vladsmythe
Reply With Quote Reply with Nested Quotes
Reply

The Traders' Den > Where we go to learn ..... > Site Announcements & Suggestions

Tags
uberleechers

Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
i'm new also, kayzukie put me to shame - ptimkey Snail Mail Trading 2 2008-10-02 08:03 PM


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forums


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:15 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2004 - , TheTradersDen.org - All Rights Reserved - Hosted at QuickPacket
no new posts