Go to Torrents only? - UPDATE: I'll use both

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Well, the videos use such a HUGE amount of bandwidth that I was already going to start putting them up as Torrents (file for a P2P program called BitTorrent).

Now I'm considering just dropping HTTP and going to only Torrents. What do you think?

I'll check back in a few days before deciding about the future of this site...
 
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Torrents would be great. I don't mind waiting for my weekly Clarkson does. :shock:
 

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I'll have Torrents for sure when I get the site revamped and back up, but I can't decided to drop HTTP (normal downloads) or not...
 
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Though i would be a minority in this situation, some educational firewalls (such as mine) do not permit bitorrent systems. So i would not be able to download the episodes anymore :(
 
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Either way is fine...normal http downloads would be better for me but you gotta do what you gotta do.

But for the love of all humanity find a way to continue hosting!! :)
 
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Anonymous

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Want the full video

Want the full video

but we can't always get what we want :(
 
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Anonymous

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Torrents would be just fine for me,
but you might exclude some people unable to or unwilling to use Bitorrent
 
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do what you have to do

do what you have to do

thanks for the shows.
 

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Anonymous said:
Though i would be a minority in this situation, some educational firewalls (such as mine) do not permit bitorrent systems. So i would not be able to download the episodes anymore :(
If it's a simple port block, try changing the IP. If it's a packet filter blocking it, then you're screwed. :(

Perhaps someway to apply for HTTP access for those without torrent ability or even better, a HTTP mirror system for distributing the load (great, more code - randomly selecting a mirror from a variable length list of mirrors >_<).

I'll probably go with mirrors, but suggest people use the torrents.
 
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Any thing is fine for me, as long as I can see Tiff every week. Thanks a lot for all the efforts.
 
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I'm fine either way. Is this Torrents thing free? Just wondering I'd pay just in case. But please give us instructions on how to use that Torrents, I'm retarded when it comes to these things :oops: .

BTW I never got to thank you for bring us the episodes... you the man 8) 8) !!!
 
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I've been looking so long to find current Updated Topgear videos and I was glad to have found your site. The only way some of us are able to see TopGear and 5th Gear is through you, I wish I knew what this torrent thing is all about. But either way I'll support whichever decision is made. 8)
 
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Please stay with http or ftp, because my firewall doesn't allow anything more :cry: :cry: :cry:
 
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Anonymous said:
I've been looking so long to find current Updated Topgear videos and I was glad to have found your site. The only way some of us are able to see TopGear and 5th Gear is through you, I wish I knew what this torrent thing is all about. But either way I'll support whichever decision is made. 8)
I was just going to say the same , any way ... I just wish you could make it work again , and i guess dealing with http/ftp would be better in case some of us don't know nothing about that torrent and it might work or not !!
 

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Anonymous said:
The only way some of us are able to see TopGear and 5th Gear is through you
Same here actually. If it wasn't for my supplier of these videos who's in the UK, I wouldn't get to see them either. :D

Anonymous said:
I'm fine either way. Is this Torrents thing free? Just wondering I'd pay just in case. But please give us instructions on how to use that Torrents, I'm retarded when it comes to these things :oops: .
It's a great P2P software. I'll write a good tutorial in my FAQ once the site comes up. Now worries. ;)

AV said:
Please stay with http or ftp, because my firewall doesn't allow anything more :cry: :cry: :cry:
Yeah, I'll stick with both, but make a strong push for people to use the torrents. ;)
 
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Any way to get the files is good, but I guess I'd have to get some information if there's another way than http or ftp .
What I'd really like to see is the Fifth Gear episode with the RX-8, but I guess I'll find it sometime in the future.
 
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Anonymous said:
Though i would be a minority in this situation, some educational firewalls (such as mine) do not permit bitorrent systems. So i would not be able to download the episodes anymore :(
i'm with him, here at school everything it blocked...p2p, BT, some ports so even FTP and irc are sometimes blocked...

if you could keep http that would be awesome, just reccoend that those that can use BT do so...

like others, if it wasn't for you, i couldn't watch this either...

great job mate :D
 
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Unfortunately, i need http/ftp open to download

Unfortunately, i need http/ftp open to download

The only place where I can get files that big, is in college, and there, only http/ftp works. It's impossible to make p2p work.
BTW, thanks a lot for making it available to all of us.

Vitor
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