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    Torrent Users

    Just curious what people think about torrent. I just recently started using it to download tv shows was curious how it works? Tips? Should I be worried about my security? Just curious what your guys take is on it.


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    Just be careful. I use it from time to time. A buddy of mine was contacted by his ISP to stop downloading show illegally because FOX or someone contacted them. He didnt get in trouble, but it was a friendly warning by the ISP. isohunt.com and mininova.com are the two sites I use. Bittorrent is sweet because they are pairing up with alot of hardware vendors and such to download legal content. Very cool stuff.



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    thepiratebay.org is all you'll ever need.

    Bittorrent is sweet because they are pairing up with alot of hardware vendors and such to download legal content.
    WTF is this? Never heard of it. Must be new.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    thepiratebay.org is all you'll ever need.

    WTF is this? Never heard of it. Must be new.

    Hey, people like my father in law would use it. Thought Id throw it out there for the nancies.



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    Your father-in-law's name is Nancy?


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    I use bittorrent and thepiratebay for my downloading needs. Never have had a problem other than to make sure the files are compatable with your windows media or whatever you use to play the files. Otherwise you have to redownload everything.



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    torrentz.com is really all you need, it is like the google for torrents it will bring up torrents from all the sites that people are listing and much more!... you don't download them through that site, you find the one you want and it will link you to one of the other sites just helps you find them a little easier!

    By the way the two clients I have personally liked the most are Utorrent and Bitcommet just my opinion though! Which clients do you guys use?



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    Utorrent is my fave. I've tried bitcomet, bit tornado, maybe a few others, I like utorrent the best, and it seems to be the fastest for me.

    thepiratebay is nice because for most downloads there are quite a few comments that you can read over in case something about the download may be bad/wrong/incompatible.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    thepiratebay.org is all you'll ever need.
    Is this run by those Somalian pirates who are hijacking ships? If so, at least they are putting the ransoms to good use...


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    Also one more tip for ya which I assume you already have done. Make sure your port is open for what ever client you use, I'm assuming it is though because you didn't say anything about it going very slow!



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    Re: Torrent Users

    Quote Originally Posted by CTAClone View Post
    Just curious what people think about torrent. I just recently started using it to download tv shows was curious how it works? Tips? Should I be worried about my security? Just curious what your guys take is on it.
    I find it funny a moderator is openly talking about torrents, but anyways.

    Are you using public or private trackers. If you are using public, I highly recommend not seeding anything. Thats the only real way to get in trouble.

    But find some good private trackers, speeds are way faster and you are invisible (well almost) from getting in trouble.



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    PLEASE NOTE - I am certain CTAClone is using this for purely legal purposes.


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    Torrents aren't illegal...just if you're downloading copyrighted content. No one does that, right?



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    Quote Originally Posted by lennon3 View Post
    Also one more tip for ya which I assume you already have done. Make sure your port is open for what ever client you use, I'm assuming it is though because you didn't say anything about it going very slow!
    Can you explain this? I think it's downloading pretty slow. I literally just started using it so I'm figuring it out as I go.

    Quote Originally Posted by bentief View Post
    I find it funny a moderator is openly talking about torrents, but anyways.

    Are you using public or private trackers. If you are using public, I highly recommend not seeding anything. Thats the only real way to get in trouble.

    But find some good private trackers, speeds are way faster and you are invisible (well almost) from getting in trouble.
    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    PLEASE NOTE - I am certain CTAClone is using this for purely legal purposes.
    Of course I am. Why would you think otherwise?


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    Re: Torrent Users

    I use torrentz.com and Halite (lesser-known, but the least memory-hogging torrent downloader I've used)

    I've never had a problem with music or tv shows that can be otherwise be seen legally on the internet, but I stay away from shows on HBO or Showtime and movies.

    I'm absolutely shocked when I hear about people still using Limewire or something like that.



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