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Old 06-15-2008, 02:54 PM   #1
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When downloading from a torrent, do you guys use a proxy and is it a good thing to do?

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Old 06-15-2008, 06:05 PM   #2
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no and been doing it for 4-5 years

its to over populated
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Old 06-15-2008, 06:14 PM   #3
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For the sake of the thread I'm going to assume you're legally torrenting things.

No I've never used a proxy, never found a need to.
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Old 06-15-2008, 06:38 PM   #4
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no and been doing it for 4-5 years

its to over populated
Been doing what for 4-5 years? D/Ling from torrents?

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Old 06-15-2008, 06:42 PM   #5
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torrents suck
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torrents suck
thats a matter of opinion,

my opinion torrents rule.

no need for proxy when using torrents
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Old 06-16-2008, 09:01 AM   #7
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thats a matter of opinion,

my opinion torrents rule.

no need for proxy when using torrents
I'd have to agree. As long as they're legal torrents of course
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torrents will never beat high speed direct links, such as rapidshare.
for a free and easy solution its great. i always use them to download "legal" stuff
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torrents will never beat high speed direct links, such as rapidshare.
for a free and easy solution its great. i always use them to download "legal" stuff
i dunno bout that, for me rapidshare = constant 300 Kb ish, torrents = between 30 - 700Kb so i guess it depends on each file
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i dunno bout that, for me rapidshare = constant 300 Kb ish, torrents = between 30 - 700Kb so i guess it depends on each file
My bandwidth limit is 90kb per second so direct downloads are typically better. I do use torrents for those more hard to find things though. Legal, of course.
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