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Old 2007-02-04, 01:22 PM
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Unhappy torrent question

After using a few different torrent downloads and different torrent sites I cant seem to get it to work for me. I don't understand it really. Why does it take soooooooo long to download something? Then when I do get something to download it doesn't look good.
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Old 2007-02-04, 04:11 PM
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Jesus.
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Old 2007-02-04, 04:26 PM
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Re: torrent question

You download speed depends on your package with your ISP (if you don't pay much, you probably are not promised a high download speed) and also how many peers are on a torrent (pick a torrent with one other peer and you can only get a download speed equal to their upload speed).

As for it not looking good, learn to read the video stats (there is a link in the FAQ to another FAQ page we wrote about reading the stats) and then you can have a better idea of how good the picture is prior to downloading it. Also, take a look at an images the poster puts up of the show.
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Old 2007-02-04, 04:29 PM
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Re: torrent question

OK thanks! What is the best torrent software to use? Bit Torrent or Bit Tornado?
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Re: torrent question

The most popular clients are uTorrent and Azureus. Those are both also suggested clients since many other clients are banned from other sites.
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Old 2007-02-04, 04:34 PM
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Re: torrent question

I prefer µtorrent - much better than the mainline client.

http://www.utorrent.com/
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Old 2007-02-04, 04:56 PM
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uTorrent = PC

Azureus = Mac
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Old 2007-02-04, 06:22 PM
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^yeah
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