The Penguin Bar to stop serving torrents

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Jan 14, 2012
  1. Helpful Corn
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    Member Helpful Corn GBAtemp Regular

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  2. Foxi4

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    LOL'd at censored name.
     
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  3. Valwin

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    Thank you for pointing this out. I felt like a complete dumb ass wondering what in hell was "The Penguin Bar" lol

    Mehhhh I didn't even know TPB was still around @_@
     
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  5. Joe88

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    the bay where all the pirates go
     
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    "the bay"
    the site the ship and there homepage
     
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    Makes sense to me.
     
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    Member Fluto A potato in disguise

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    NOOOO, many torrent wont work now (or go slower)
    ;(
     
  9. jumpman17

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    What's wrong with Magnet links?
     
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    It's not like I get a majority of my torrents (mostly being anime) from there, so...
     
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    Member VashTS Beat it, son

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    i have never seen the positives in torrents. it is the easies way to get caught downloading illegal things. i have my ways of finding things, and ill stick with that.
     
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    I usually get torrents from the "Bay where pirates go to".
    Well time to search for a new one.
     
  13. Foxi4

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    In the age of DHT you can download "torrents" tracker-less and .torrent-less anyways, so I don't think it will cause any issues whatsoever.
     
  14. Ron

    Member Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    Magnet links eh?

    Not much difference, just no more tons of them .torrent files anymore. I usually add trackers myself anyways.
     
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    Member haflore aeternaliter fluxa

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    Lol, when I read the title I was afraid we were gonna be able to say its name soon! :P
     
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    Member FireEmblemGuy Finally hit 1000 posts

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    It's one of the easiest systems to automate downloads for, and pretty good for large groups of files. Great for things like weekly TV releases and maybe downloading complete seasons, but beyond that it really is an inconvenience.
     
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    Yeah, that's what I thought too. But at least they aren't closing or anything.
     
  18. haflore

    Member haflore aeternaliter fluxa

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    I wouldn't be too bothered if they did, I don't use them much anyway.

    I also don't use magnet links so....>__>
     
  19. Tom Bombadildo

    Contributor Tom Bombadildo Honk!

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    Ehh, I only use torrents if I can't find anything on various filesharing sites instead. So no loss to me.
     
  20. DrOctapu

    Member DrOctapu Magnificent Bastard

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    They're still serving torrents, guys, they're just only in magnet links now to avoid censorship.
     
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