Discussion in 'The Front Room' started by ~Yuckfou~, Jan 3, 2004.

  1. ~Yuckfou~

    ~Yuckfou~ Lovely person FH Subscriber

    OK just open Kazaa after quite a while, 12 users ffs?!?!?

    So what are people using nowadays?

    Ta muchly.
  2. Munkey

    Munkey Can't get enough of FH

    disconnect and reconnect :p

    I use Soulseek nowadays.
  3. Dax

    Dax Fledgling Freddie

    I'm using Kazaa right now and it says there is nearly 3 million users online.
  4. Lam

    Lam Fledgling Freddie

    I usually use Direct Connect to get stuff.
  5. Munkey

    Munkey Can't get enough of FH

    aye, thats why you should disconnect and reconnect, goes to a different server. RIAA appear to have been rather succesful on kazaa concerning the audio files, so I use it as a last resort nowadays, particularly if its a popular song.
  6. ~Yuckfou~

    ~Yuckfou~ Lovely person FH Subscriber

    Disconnect/reconnect worked :)
  7. Trem

    Trem That there, that's not me. Moderator

    Clara news groups via Grabit tbh.
  8. GDW

    GDW Fledgling Freddie

    Bit Torrent
  9. Sar

    Sar Part of the furniture

    XGoogle, XDCCSpy etc...
  10. EvilMonkeh

    EvilMonkeh Fledgling Freddie

    ... ftp etc...
  11. DooMeh

    DooMeh Fledgling Freddie

  12. Nightchill

    Nightchill One of Freddy's beloved

    If you're happy to leave your PC on constantly, eMule isn't bad. Use KazaaLite for all the little things (mp3s etc) though.
  13. Frizz

    Frizz Can't get enough of FH

    KazaA Lite K++ & Soulseek
  14. Mini

    Mini Fledgling Freddie

    Im using shareaza which is a mixture of p2p bittorrent and eMule/eDonkey. Its cool :-]
  15. Doomy

    Doomy Fledgling Freddie

  16. bigbb

    bigbb Loyal Freddie

    I also use this. I don't think they have a site anymore or anything, do they? I was starting to think I was the only one still using this, although it doesn't matter with gnutella.
  17. MYstIC G

    MYstIC G Official Licensed Lump of Coal™ Distributor Staff member Moderator FH Subscriber

  18. bigbb

    bigbb Loyal Freddie

    Last time I went there it was forwarded to some other shitty software. Thank you. I feel slightly silly now though.
  19. Tom

    Tom FH is my second home

    *waits for everyone in this thread to be banned*

    Actually though, I use Soulseek for music, 'tis good.
  20. ~Yuckfou~

    ~Yuckfou~ Lovely person FH Subscriber

    I got what I needed using Kazaa Lite, mp3's for "evaluation" purposes.
    I'm assuming the other p2p stuff mentioned might be used for game "demos"?
  21. bigbb

    bigbb Loyal Freddie

    Yep, that's what I use it for. And lots of other freeware, of course.
  22. -=[U.D]=- Raverbaby

    -=[U.D]=- Raverbaby Fledgling Freddie

    yeah summet like that... lol
  23. Tom

    Tom FH is my second home

    I just use Soulseek to find the names of albums I'd forgotten existed. Its interesting to see what other people have on their computers, not that I'd ever try and download them.
  24. Trem

    Trem That there, that's not me. Moderator

    I just download the stuff so I don't have to buy it.....

    ...don't ban me.
  25. Mini

    Mini Fledgling Freddie

    I dont know but I can dcc it to anyone who wants it :clap:
  26. Miles_Binck

    Miles_Binck Fledgling Freddie

    newsgroups are teh win

    £11.99 pm for unlimited downloads ain't too bad ;)

    (obviously for evaluation purposes only)
  27. nath

    nath Fledgling Freddie

    What server do you use, and what's the completeness/retention like?

    I'm on Astraweb which is ok for completeness but pretty lame for retention. $15 a month though, which isn't bad.
  28. Doomy

    Doomy Fledgling Freddie

    I use these guys primarily because they accept switch ( www.eurofeeds.com) .Pretty expensive but insanely high retention and completion.

    Put it this way, when a post is made and people start moaning about missing files you get reposts. And then people moaning about missing files in reposts. With eurofeeds i always see all those posts from all the posts so with each release of 'whatever' i have 4 or so sets of files to pick from. Retention is around 10 days too, sometimes more.

    Only problem is they dont have an unlimited option but i guess this dictates the quality of the service from them in the first place. Pay em £5 for your first 10 gig, see what you think :)
  29. Miles_Binck

    Miles_Binck Fledgling Freddie

    i use Claranews and have been doing so for almost 12months now. Their retention on the whole is pretty good the best/most retention I have seen is 10 days and the least amount of retention I have experienced is 3-4 days, it seems to vary on some groups rather than others. They also accept all cards except Solo.
  30. Gray

    Gray Part of the furniture

    Wow thats funny, i use them too!

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