Couple of questions regarding a site and RS

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Satangel, Nov 24, 2007.

Nov 24, 2007
  1. Satangel
    OP

    Member Satangel BEAST

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    10,255
    Location:
    Bruges, Belgium
    Country:
    Belgium
    Hi,

    - I recently opened my own DS romssite, and now I want some visitors.
    Any tips on how to get alot of visitors quickly?

    - I want a RapidShare premium account, and need 10k points for that.
    What should I upload to RS, what is downloaded alot, and is small?

    Tnx in adv.

    Satangel
     
  2. Ace Gunman

    Former Staff Ace Gunman ~••Lucky҉Shot••~

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2003
    Messages:
    6,385
    Location:
    Wassamatta U
    Country:
    Canada
    As long as you don't advertise it here, I don't care what you do to get people there. As it's both against the rules to advertise AND to post links to ROM sites. But I assume you knew that, or else this topic wouldn't be in the form of a question.
     
  3. Linkiboy

    Member Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

    Joined:
    May 14, 2006
    Messages:
    4,888
    Country:
    United States
    If its a good site w/ decent content and a good layout, it will get popular by itself.
     
  4. Satangel
    OP

    Member Satangel BEAST

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    10,255
    Location:
    Bruges, Belgium
    Country:
    Belgium
    I pmed Costello, and he said I could open this topic, but said if I post any link to roms at all, I would get a ban.

    And why do my RS links of warez get deleted so fast? In less then 18 hours (!) the links were deleted again!

    And how come games of 40 RS links and more arent deleted so fast?


    Edit: Don't double post. Posts edited together. [​IMG] - Ace
     
  5. test84

    Member test84 GBAtemp's last ninja 2.

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2006
    Messages:
    3,685
    Location:
    Iran, Tehran.
    Country:
    Iran
    maybe they are harder to track, since they are not in single file.
     
  6. Linkiboy

    Member Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

    Joined:
    May 14, 2006
    Messages:
    4,888
    Country:
    United States
    How to stop files from quick deletion

    1. Put passwords.
    2. Put links in [code ] tags.
    3. Non obvious filenames.
    4. Link masking/redirection service.
     
  7. Mewgia

    Member Mewgia drifter

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2006
    Messages:
    2,161
    Location:
    Boston, MA
    Country:
    United States
    Probably. But any rom site that has split downloads for roms is not going to get anywhere.

    Additionally, using rapidshare isn't the best idea because it mean that the average downloading will only be able to get 1 or 2 roms each 2 hours or so. This is fine for the people who grab games when the come out, but people like me won't enjoy that since I generally redo my games library all at once (ie I grab 4-5 roms in a row, but I do it sparingly)
     
  8. Linkiboy

    Member Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

    Joined:
    May 14, 2006
    Messages:
    4,888
    Country:
    United States
    Rapidshare and warez forumz are like usenet, except on HTTP. You can pay for a premium service, or get something stupid for free.
     
  9. Satangel
    OP

    Member Satangel BEAST

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    10,255
    Location:
    Bruges, Belgium
    Country:
    Belgium
    I did all of those things, except the last one, the link masking.
    Does that help alot?

    My site is mainly for the thousands of flashcard noobs, who dont know any other romssite then mine.
     
  10. superrob

    Member superrob H4X H4X H4X!

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2007
    Messages:
    2,465
    Location:
    GBATemp factory.
    Country:
    Denmark
    Well i would say this way:

    First put your .NDS file in a .rar split in 4 parts with keyword.
    Then you put the 4 parts into another .rar file.
    And then remember NEVER call your .rar files: 1001 - Pokemon Pearl or what so ever call them something like: HJVBJB or anything else random

    The thing about the split would FORCE people to extract the .rar with the spilt files to extract the .NDS rom from the 4 split parts with the keyword [​IMG]
     
  11. Satangel
    OP

    Member Satangel BEAST

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    10,255
    Location:
    Bruges, Belgium
    Country:
    Belgium
    My DS roms arent getting deleted.
    Its about my uploads of warez like music CD's or so.
     
  12. enarky

    Member enarky GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2003
    Messages:
    997
    Country:
    Stop hotlinking to images on other peoples servers from the site in your signature!

    And Rapidshare sites are fucking useless. Why waste time and effort on crap like that? Pathetic.
     

Share This Page