What's your favorite way to download roms?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by TsukoyomiMoon, Nov 30, 2007.

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  1. Torrents.

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  2. Peer 2 Peer.

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  3. Direct Download.

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  4. Usenet.

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  5. IRC.

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  6. FTP.

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  7. Other.

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  1. TsukoyomiMoon
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    TsukoyomiMoon GBAtemp Regular

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    I wanted to know how you do it, so I made this.
    I'm not saying where, so I'm doing nothing wrong... I think
    I prefer the magic torrents

    Sinkhead Edit: By request of the author I added more options. I also removed all posts saying things like 'you should add x as a choice'
     
  2. azotyp

    azotyp GBAtemp Maniac

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    hope that guys from nintendo wont read your poll, cose they will know what kind of sites to kill first [​IMG]
     
  3. Samutz

    Samutz Wet Tissue Sample

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    See that hole in your wall?
    Usenet and IRC should be in the options.
     
  4. greyhound

    greyhound GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    torrents and p2p are synonymous

    plus, you missed out FTP
     
  5. kellyan95

    kellyan95 Banned

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    P2P in this context would mean emule most likely
     
  6. moozxy

    moozxy hamboning

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    Direct Download.
     
  7. TsukoyomiMoon
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    TsukoyomiMoon GBAtemp Regular

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    Can you edit polls?
     
  8. Jax

    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

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    L.A.V.
     
  9. Ace Gunman

    Ace Gunman ~••Lucky҉Shot••~

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    I too am a fan of direct download. Simple, quick, no hassle. However, when you want a new release as quick as possible, IRC is the best option.
     
  10. JPH

    JPH Banned

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    You download roms? Shame on you [​IMG]


    IRC, definately.
    They're released there first, and the downloads are quicker (usually)
     
  11. Calogero91

    Calogero91 Gamertag: Calogero91 add me.

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    Torrents are my freinds.
     
  12. test84

    test84 GBAtemp's last ninja 2.

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    Iran, Tehran.
    Orang and Bot are my friends.
     
  13. Urza

    Urza hi

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    IRC.
     
  14. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    Across the pond
    Usenet.

    - Sam
     
  15. Zarcon

    Zarcon .:~Enigmatic Wanderer~:.

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    FTPs here, speeds of 500kb/s+ are always delicious and they're fast on releases too.
     
  16. Maikel Steneker

    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    I use direct download and IRC.
     
  17. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    Well, I know of nearly a dozen sites to directly download from, so that's the fastest way for me, but I don't rule out P2P. Torrents.....well, I don't really use that, but I have used them in the past if I need to.

    One of the ways I NEVER explored is IRC methods (I guess that would be classified as "other" in this poll). I never used IRC in my life.....and I'm nearly 40.
     
  18. bobrules

    bobrules GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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  19. ZeWarrior

    ZeWarrior TheWarrior

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    Fail, Camino showed nintendo.com in the bottom.
     
  20. DarkAura

    DarkAura Offline

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    Over there.
    I get ROMs from Master Chief. Erm... he downloads them directly from the halo. [​IMG]
     
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