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Xplosivv

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Almost everywhere on these boards, I see people talking about newsgroups...

How do I use these groups for downloading?

If it's not allowed to ask this, then I'm sorry.

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{killed url, just in case - not had time to fully look over that site}
google "slyck guide newsgroup"

More info than you can shake a stick at regarding file sharing can be found at slyck (preferably legal ones, else they will institutionalize everything
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I always use newsgroups because they are way faster than torrents!!!!

but only if you pay that stupid freakin free newsgroups s*cks
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i use eweka 7,50 a month and it's super fast
 

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I had a trial for a newsgroup and wow... the download rate is waaaaaayyy faster than torrents.

THe only downside to newsgroups is having to pay, with a credit card that is.

Me + No Credit Card = No Newsgroups
 

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I had a trial for a newsgroup and wow... the download rate is waaaaaayyy faster than torrents.

THe only downside to newsgroups is having to pay, with a credit card that is.

Me + No Credit Card = No Newsgroups

How did you use a newsgroup trial when you didn't have a credit card? I thought you had to at least provide a credit card when trying a trial version or to register.
 

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Well for all you noobs above this message, who don't know too much about torrents and newsgroups.

Why don't you use torrents as an advantaged and get them for free.....duh? i did years ago and i don't pay a cent for anything, including newsgroups!!
 

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Well for all you noobs above this message, who don't know too much about torrents and newsgroups.Â

Why don't you use torrents as an advantaged and get them for free.....duh? i did years ago and i don't pay a cent for anything, including newsgroups!!
Maybe because it's very slow (most of the time), not very up-to-date with the last releases and you have to upload again (on private trackers)?
I think a lot of us people can miss a few bucks, it's not like it's very expensive.
 

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Newsgroups with about 3 weeks retention and 600kb/s and almost always complete is included with my 'nothing special' (XS4ALL) ISP
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For all DUTCH people this is a great site to get all the ins and outs about newsgroup: www.binaries4all.nl with info about all programms you need and might need + in depth tutorials! also as a dutch downloader (the program is dutch) get FTD! This is also explained on that website
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Well for all you noobs above this message, who don't know too much about torrents and newsgroups.Â

Why don't you use torrents as an advantaged and get them for free.....duh? i did years ago and i don't pay a cent for anything, including newsgroups!!


As the great mthrnite once said...

The "it's free, so it's better" argument doesn't hold up well here. I mean, you can pay money for a hamburger, or you can go out behind McDonalds, root through the dumpster, and find FREE FOOD!
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Also, torrents suck for me because I have to seed them to get a good ratio but I'm on a shittty monthly data transfer limit which includes uploads as well so I run out quickly then I get fined
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You know why you're all "noobs"?

Because you didn't both to use the god damn search and find the 10 other threads made this month asking the exact same question.
 

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I subscribed to Undernet, and I'm using UltraLeecher. I downloaded a game, but for some reason some of the files are incomplete. I tried re-importing the NZB, but it starts downloading each file again in a different folder. Is there a way I can just re-download or resume the files I need using the NZB?
 

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Also, I can't download anything using UltraLeecher's UltraSearch. Is there a free program that would allow me to download searched files?
 

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do a search for "newsgroup reader"

I use newsbinpro, its pretty good but its not free. You will also need a subscription to a newsgroup server, like giganews, teranews, etc
 

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