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View Poll Results: Should we ban mindless leechers?
Yes, If their share ratio is less than 1.0 27 4.04%
Yes, If their share ratio is less than 0.75 29 4.34%
Yes, If their share ratio is less than 0.50 131 19.61%
Yes, If their share ratio is less than 0.25 157 23.50%
No, not under any circumstances. Let karma take over! 201 30.09%
Give them a warning and allow them to make up for their wrongdoing by ul'ing constantly. 176 26.35%
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  #196  
Old 2008-07-15, 11:22 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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I could use some help. Im new to this site and have a few hundred shows I'd like to share. I have the downloading part down, and Ive downloaded the bt creator but Im not sure if I am doing it correctly, yes Im a knucklehead.

But where I need help is, what would be an appropriate amount of time to allott seeding. How long should I seed for after I have downloaded?
We really encourage users with questions to start their own threads cuz then all their questions can be contained in one place and you aren't searching in other threads to see if someone has answered your questions.

You might want to start by reading the FAQs (either for Audio or Video) and hopefully that answers a lot of questions. As for how long.... usually you want to seed until their are a few completes and then they can carry on the seeding of the show. I would also encourage you to keep it on your harddrive for a while incase seeding drops off in a few weeks and you want to help them out. That isn't necessary, but if you can, I think it's a good idea. Also, when you go to initially seed your show, you really should make that the only show you are seeding - don't try to seed more than that one show at that time. This is ensure that you have all your bandwidth going towards it and the users will get it that much faster and then they can carry on the seeding while you go off to download a show that you want.
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Old 2008-07-15, 02:22 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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The voice of another Noob...

I posted on a thread soon after I joined...i got some flack because my ratio was low...I felt that I had to improve my ratio before I could berate other people in The Lounge...

After many calls to my ISP (DSL,) complaining about the slow speeds, I decided to switch...I got cable and my ratio has moved to 1:1...

So, do I now get the honor of contributing obnoxious behavior with the other Post Whores?
yes, absolutely
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Old 2008-07-17, 08:06 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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I could use some help. Im new to this site and have a few hundred shows I'd like to share. I have the downloading part down, and Ive downloaded the bt creator but Im not sure if I am doing it correctly, yes Im a knucklehead.

But where I need help is, what would be an appropriate amount of time to allott seeding. How long should I seed for after I have downloaded?
1:1 seeding is probably the optimal if you aren't uploading anything of your own....jumping off right after downloading something isn't really good manners but that is a decision only you can make.

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Old 2008-08-07, 01:28 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

I have an extremely bad internet connection, I rarely get past 1Mb connection speed( Despite paying for 8) meaning it takes an absolute age for me to get a decent ratio ( I haven't actually completed a d/l from here yet but I'm going from past experiences). It would be more useful surely to suggest that once someone has d/l a certain amount they must have a certain ratio or they cannot download but instead they should upload until they reach the ratio , rather than blocking them entirely.
Though hoefully this shouldn't be a problem for me when my new ISP connects me
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Old 2008-08-14, 07:49 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

I think this was discussed in another thread, but mathematically, the highest average ratio for all members would be 1:1.
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Old 2008-08-14, 02:20 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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I think this was discussed in another thread, but mathematically, the highest average ratio for all members would be 1:1.
Mathematically... wrong.

The initial seeder breaks the 1:1 equation for the rest.
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Old 2008-08-14, 04:18 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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I think this was discussed in another thread, but mathematically, the highest average ratio for all members would be 1:1.
Mathematically... wrong.

The initial seeder breaks the 1:1 equation for the rest.
You should just ZIP IT! on this matter, dementrium.



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Old 2008-08-14, 05:20 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

warn,...warn, then ban.
is the way i go at yeeshkul.
so not one, but two chances.
then normally a discussion and an explanation follows, and many times they just had no clue, or did not know how to easily build up ratio.
the real fuckers simply don't reply (and then get banned :-P)
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Old 2008-11-02, 02:33 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

(as of 2 November)
Rank User Uploaded Downloaded Ratio
1 fleamt 16.00 KB 13.91 GB 0.00
2 terrapin_food 17.98 MB 62.06 GB 0.00
3 enivid 4.78 MB 12.66 GB 0.00
4 vegetable_man 18.78 MB 31.58 GB 0.00
5 homeair 11.93 MB 13.84 GB 0.00
6 unnas 66.88 MB 61.16 GB 0.00
7 theladder2k 31.53 MB 28.69 GB 0.00
8 filfil 31.06 MB 25.11 GB 0.00
9 icculus723 18.53 MB 14.69 GB 0.00

I must admit, when I see stats like some of these yahoos have, I voted for .25 or lower, which is the standard at a few other sites. I know TTD doesn't enforce ratios, etc, but sometimes maybe it's time it started. I mean, some of these guys have been here over two years, scarfing it down without even a fuckin' thank you, let alone sharing. I'd love to hear some of their undoubtedly lame-ass excuses...Just sayin'
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Old 2008-11-02, 02:44 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

two warning and a ban as Pottel said....ratio of .67 is pretty easy to manage although rookie mistakes do take time to clean up. I had trouble when I started at the Dime grabbing giant stale shit but still...
I kinda like the shame business but maybe I am a nasty prick.
My ratio is weak at throwndown (fleetwood mac) but only because they are three people ever on the torrents. But i NEED that stuff...the blues band not the later sludge.
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Old 2008-11-10, 03:56 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

Normally I'd go with give them a few warnings but I'm seriously reconsidering now.
Okay so many people might not see it as an effort putting up a show but it is to me. So I'm seeding a show of my own today and see the 5th person completing just hit 100% and then close the client. I decide to check out his ratio and it shows:
Downloaded: 715.17 GB Uploaded: 55.61 GB Ratio: 0.08

Now maybe I'm just pissed that he didnt stick around to help seed my show, but with a ratio of 0.08 after 700+ GB downloaded it looks like that's his MO. People like that arent really helping the community and there should be restrictions to prevent people like that from leeching away...

So to sum it up... lets set a minimum ratio with a DL loft.... like after downloading 50GB you need to have a ratio of minimum 0.75...

// pissed of seeder....
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Old 2008-11-11, 12:21 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

I think .01 should be a cause for concern.
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Old 2008-11-11, 06:14 AM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

i only hit & run on shows with seeders that have shitty ratios
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Old 2008-11-11, 01:17 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

thats a sensible idea, would help those who are trying to build up a ration though not so much in dealing with the ones that just piss off
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Old 2008-11-11, 03:56 PM
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Re: Should we ban thoughtless leechers?

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thats a sensible idea, would help those who are trying to build up a ration though not so much in dealing with the ones that just piss off
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