"5 Torrent Files That Broke Mind Boggling Records"

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  1. dice
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    dice pansy-ass ex-staff member

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    Source: TorrentFreak
     
  2. shaunj66

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    Interesting facts. I haven't use a torrent in years.... Horrible things [​IMG]

    Heroes doesn't deserve the top spot though! [​IMG]
     
  3. Delta517

    Delta517 Its okay...Im a ninja ;)

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    Petabyte? [​IMG] Thats the first time I have ever heard about that one. [​IMG]

    Cool facts though. [​IMG]
     
  4. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    Surely the names of the various torrent sites littered throughout that post should be removed?
     
  5. Scott-105

    Scott-105 Bow to me. Please?

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    That was quite an interesting read. I never would have thought Heroes was that popular [​IMG]
     
  6. injected11

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    Season 1 was good. The following 4 seasons sucked. Terrible writing.
     
  7. shakirmoledina

    shakirmoledina Legend

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    i guess i can understand house as there are still massive no. of users downloading every episode on torrent
    i have also seen starcraft having many users who are seeding it and infact although it is 7gb+, the seeders are greater than the leechers
     
  8. tigris

    tigris Sentient Existential Anthropomorphic Sweet Potato

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    Well, looks like I'm going to skip off to TPB and download Heroes.S03E01.HDTV.XviD-0TV
     
  9. alidsl

    alidsl I am now a lurker

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    I'm pretty sure that the "Buccaneer Harbour" needs to be edited out
     
  10. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 3

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    I was going to say the same. [​IMG]
     
  11. JonthanD

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    I would have thought MAME would have the most files but MAME is like 3 or 4 torrents to get it "all"...

    That and like 180GB's of free hard drive space lol
     
  12. Midna

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    And what would you suggest?

    Direct downloads are almost always broken into separate parts and uploaded to lame upload sites. They're also hard to find and can time out easily often with no way of recovering your progress in the download.

    Lime/Frostwire? Hahaha, fail.

    eMule? Obsolete by now.

    XDCC file transfers over IRC? I use these. They're great, I get all my TV shows from on certain network. But they don't have everything.


    Am I missing anything?
     
  13. ThatDudeWithTheFood

    ThatDudeWithTheFood TRIANGLEZ

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    Need Matrix ASCII Torrent NAO!!!!
     
  14. SuperMarioMaster

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    746.70 GB?! The people who downloaded that must of waited years! I can imagine it now...

    "1 Century, 50 years, 57 weeks and 365 days left until download!"
     
  15. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    A torrent site that I frequent has torrents with file sizes in the terabytes. This article isn't comprehensive.
     
  16. Gariscus

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  17. Canonbeat234

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    *Breathes Deeply* Ahhhh...Shareza, how you kept me at my mother's shop downloading p0rn and p0rn. I have been downloading from AOL games to torrents. Yes, it even amazes me how we can share from each other w/o being denied. I saw Cowboy Bebop: The Movie on a torrent file, I saw all the episodes of Love Hina, Love Hina Again, and Chobits from Bearshare. Then hentai from La Blue Girl. Yes! I can see it now all those wonderous moments. Right now, torrents are getting bigger and more compressed as seeders/leachers RACING to go download it only to find viruses invading their PC's.

    Bejeweled 2 was like muffins and pancakes made a baby. It was very addicting...

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    *Breathes Deeply* Ahhhh...Shareza, how you kept me at my mother's shop downloading p0rn and p0rn. I have been downloading from AOL games to torrents. Yes, it even amazes me how we can share from each other w/o being denied. I saw Cowboy Bebop: The Movie on a torrent file, I saw all the episodes of Love Hina, Love Hina Again, and Chobits from Bearshare. Then hentai from La Blue Girl. Yes! I can see it now all those wonderous moments. Right now, torrents are getting bigger and more compressed as seeders/leachers RACING to go download it only to find viruses invading their PC's.

    Bejeweled 2 was like muffins and pancakes made a baby. It was very addicting...
     
  18. CarbonX13

    CarbonX13 GBAtemp 台灣人

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    Direct downloads can definitely be a hassle when split into separate sections, but they have a more stable download rate than torrents. I never bothered with Limewire, was just a complete failure of a download service in my opinion. eMule (e2dk) is actually still a common way of file distribution in China, and other parts of Asia. Some Chinese sites that host pirated games and movies often upload them so they can only be downloaded using eMule.
     
  19. GundamXXX

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    I prefer XDCC but since the disbanding of the biggest XDCC searchsites I cant be assed to look for any good sites (packetnews and ircspy RIP [​IMG] )

    Torrents also are ,ore abundant and you can find what your looking for easier.

    But the old style p2p like LImeWire (which is no long there anyway) and KaZaa are stupid -_-

    But still private FTP from a uni 100/100mbit line is still the best ;D
     
  20. Maplemage

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    Why would you care?
    I'd be capped with the first 10GB >.>