www.romshrine.com is leeching you

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  1. Mehdi
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    Mehdi Lemonade by Psyfira

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    When I visited Romshrine I noticed some people leeching our images. [​IMG]
     


  2. Chris6647

    Chris6647 GBAtemp Fan

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    when you say "our", do you mean gbatemp's images, or what??
     
  3. Bitbyte

    Bitbyte GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It's no problem: it says Pictures from GBAtemp
    directly beneath the pics. [​IMG]
     
  4. gmidnight

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    They also have a line at the bottom of the screencaps that says Pics by GBATemp. Please don't bring this little war between your two sites here.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. neveras

    neveras GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Romshrine news post:
    Edit- Although your reasons are wrong, they're still leechers
     
  6. mole_incarnate

    mole_incarnate Watermelon!

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    This has to be stopped, they are our images, made by our good old regular newsposters, hosted on OUR bandwith, OUR webspace and LEECHED onto their crappy little leecher site. Boycot www.romshrine.com now!

    Oh and having "Pictures from GBATemp" below them, doesnt not make them leechers, they are trying to justify theft. Anyone to say thats ironic will be killed.
     
  7. neveras

    neveras GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Shit, I hadn't noticed it really was leeched
    But how do you boycott a site no one goes to?
     
  8. mole_incarnate

    mole_incarnate Watermelon!

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    Classic.

    Ive been reading a few posts... all they do is bag other peoples sites, say how shit everyone is, then leech off them.

    I swear, if I could hack... but course, I cant, so ill just boycott them.
     
  9. djgarf

    djgarf I Am A Raver

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    i doubt anyone will moan about you using our pics but please store them on your own webspace
     
  10. neveras

    neveras GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yeah I just thought shady was being bitter because of that news post
    but now I realise he's bitter and has a point
    I'm pretty sure 99% of us don't go there
    But that 1% better stop this second
    Hey with all the members here we could probably
    do a little of the old slashdot (J/K of course)
     
  11. mole_incarnate

    mole_incarnate Watermelon!

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    I think ill send a nice little email off to the admin there, no, not a sarcastic nice, a real nice [​IMG]. Ill tell em not to leech our bandwith, although we arent too fussed they use our images, we prefer they create their own. As long as they dont leech our bandwith.
     
  12. Maks

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    Shady you are a jerk, you ruined our website, destroyed all our work. No one needs you.
     
  13. neveras

    neveras GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    and then slashdot?
    joking of course

    I beleive the admin there is Rom Phreak or something
     
  14. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

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    I registered and posted a message in their forums to remove the images, lets just wait and see what happens. Leeching bandwidth from GBATemp can not be justified.

    -Mr. O Unbound
     
  15. mole_incarnate

    mole_incarnate Watermelon!

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    I have contacted romphreak, and have PM'd him with a very formal sounding letter. Pretty much it tells him to stop leeching, else we take anti-leeching actions.
     
  16. neveras

    neveras GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    From the sounds of their forums it seems they don't give a damn

    I bet ya 5 bucks you'll have at least one post threatening to hack you!
     
  17. Mehdi
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    Mehdi Lemonade by Psyfira

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    they are lamers. As soon as the admin leaves they stop caring for the sites and I am talkin about the admins. But who gives a shit. I just want to say that no matter what I think about them whether it is positive or negative they are still leeching Gbatemp's picture. The admins never show up so better put it up on the frontpage or something so all the members can see how cheap these admins are.

    Maks sorry about gbarealm; I was trying to hack kayaz not you.


    peace out
     
  18. Lily

    Lily One Scary Lady

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    Why doesn't GBATemp just use some anti-leech scripts that prevent your images from being hotlinked? That would solve the problem pretty quick, and bollocks to them, because they obviously aren't going to stop.

    Tossers.
     
  19. neveras

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    Or just for fun, switch file names of current pictures and post something really funny as a replacement picture

    if that doesn't get a point across....
     
  20. Xanthious

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    Go Notre Dame !!
    Yeah something involving midgets. . .riding donkeys. . . possibly in a cowboy hat. That sounds about right. [​IMG]
     
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