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07-22-2004, 11:35 PM
I'm pretty near constantly downloading something. Right now I'm downloading Shrek 2 and the DVD rips of Futurama season 1 (I already have the DVDs, but I want to replace the videos I already have on my computer with better quality ones). Yesterday I downloaded the last episode of Harvey Birdman Attourney at Law. After I finish my current downloads I'll download more Futurama DVD rips, and when those are done I'll download something else.

Do you download a lot? Are you downloading right now? What are you downloading? Are you on dial-up, you sorry sod?

I love the fishes 'cause they're so delicious.

07-22-2004, 11:43 PM
i download alot, but not all that much. lately its been just minor things like power tabs. i download them even if they dont have a bass tab in them and im a bass player. kinda pointless but i do it anyway. i download music alot as well..

07-22-2004, 11:44 PM
Well, I used to ALWAYS be downloading something, then I lost all patience I had (I have dial up and always have), but now I'm getting back into constatnly downloading as of recently...I spent the last 3 days downloading a bunch of music videos.

I remember I used to have so much patience. I downloaded a 715MB movie file...over dial up, I downloaded every episode of X-men Evolution, Serial Experiments Lain, F3, Sailor Stars, The MAXX, and Cowboy Bebop (about 130MB per episode). I also downloaded Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (350MB), Orgazmo (655MB) Death to Smoochy (715MB) and Adolescene of Utena (550MB)....and then a ton or music videos which are usually around 50MB, and tons of other stuff I'm sure. Now I must remind you this was all OVER DIAL UP...now I have trouble waiting half and hour, which is about how long a good quality MP3 takes me to download which is about all I download anymore, and I must wonder...where the hell did all my patience/insanity go?

07-22-2004, 11:44 PM
Ya I download alot. I dont download alot of "Illegal" stuff but the other day I got Spiderman 2 and the damn things in Spanish...that pissed me off! I download alot of bootlegs and Backing tracks mostly.

Mr. Graves
07-22-2004, 11:45 PM
Just music and softcore porn occasionally.

07-22-2004, 11:48 PM
I am currently downloading "alternative entertainment" over dial-up.

Ace Protorney
07-22-2004, 11:49 PM
I used to download music, anime, and other things. Nowadays, I just download stuff, like programs I usually need. :P

07-22-2004, 11:52 PM
When I first got broadband, I'd always feel the need to download something, even if I didn't really want it that badly. I'm pretty sure I'm past that now, though.

07-22-2004, 11:56 PM
I dont download anything, but comcast cable roxs, 3 mbps. :D

07-23-2004, 12:05 AM
I dont download anything, but comcast cable roxs, 3 mbps.
Life is not fair. ;______________;

07-23-2004, 12:24 AM
I occasionally download music, but I don't really know where to download actual cool stuff from. 'Cept weird places like Kazaa lite or whatever, but for some reason downloads take AGES from there. Like, slower than a 56k would (I have ADSL or whatever the hell it's called)

07-23-2004, 12:30 AM
I download lots of things. I have 19 episodes of a Japanese show, called Kamen Rider Blade, downloaded and I used to have 25 episodes of Kamen Rider Faiz downloaded. I also have an Inu-Yasha movie downloaded.

Ace Protorney
07-23-2004, 12:32 AM
I dont download anything, but comcast cable roxs, 3 mbps. :D

I get around 36-50 mbp, represent.

Triple T
07-23-2004, 12:32 AM
I'll download... somtimes... :D Actually, no. I constantly download trailers, episodes of anime and other stuff and music of Kazaa. I think that's what's making my computer really slow and bad. xD

07-23-2004, 12:38 AM
Ya I download alot. I dont download alot of "Illegal" stuff but the other day I got Spiderman 2 and the damn things in Spanish...that pissed me off! I download alot of bootlegs and Backing tracks mostly.Yeah, I got Shrek 2 in really good quality... in Spanish. I'm trying again. :p

07-23-2004, 12:58 AM
Can't the Feds see this thread? :(

07-23-2004, 01:00 AM
Oh, yeah, and I need to add that yes, I am addicted to Downloadahol.

07-23-2004, 01:02 AM
I paid for the DVDs I'm downloading, and I paid to see the movie I'm downloading. The cartoons I downloaded are just as legal as recording to VHS. If they go after the likes of me they're just big stinkers. >:p

07-23-2004, 01:03 AM
I'm uh.. I'm downloading new virus definitions? Yay!

I used to download a lot, but I don't anymore. I probably should, I got 180gigs to kill.

Erdrick Holmes
07-23-2004, 01:58 AM
I download mostly hentai I find on IMesh, sometimes I download old Sifl and Olly episodes.

07-23-2004, 02:02 AM
I bought the Kamen Rider Faiz box set that has all of the episodes and I plan on doing the same with KR Blade, so I'm not doing anything illegal.

07-23-2004, 02:09 AM
let me think..... the last time i downloaded somethink was last night, and the time before that was over 2 years ago. I guess you can blame it on my slow computer. I was downloading at 3.8kb/sec last night. lol

Dr Unne
07-23-2004, 02:39 AM
I upgrade my OS and all my installed applications about once a day, and that usually involves downloading rather a lot of source code.

07-23-2004, 04:17 AM
I download way too much. Usually a couple things evryday. Which is why I'm always getting stupid viruses. :shoot:

I should really stop, but when I see something I want, like a traielr, or music...I just can't help it.


07-23-2004, 04:24 AM
I'm on dial up :(

07-23-2004, 04:33 AM
I'm on dial up :(
I feel your pain. :(

If you live in a University dorm they usually have a super fast line though don't they?

07-23-2004, 05:01 AM
Let's just say I've nearly filled my new 160 GB HD already, and it's barely 3 months old >:{

07-23-2004, 05:30 AM
If by "download" you mean "buy," yes. :(

07-23-2004, 05:33 AM
Take a break from downloading and upload your not-as-messed-up-as-mine FFX OST to my FTP, then. Please? (PM if yes, flame if no. :D)

07-23-2004, 06:13 AM
I download music all the time and sometimes Fmv's from games and seeing I'm on dial-up is always painfully slow :(

07-23-2004, 07:20 AM
Don't dload too much, but I did download a 4GB DVD once on dialup. Yeah I know, crazy.

07-23-2004, 07:25 AM
I only download music from OverClocked Remix and VG Mix these days. The majority of "Popular" music doesn't appeal to me, and if I want to see a movie, I'll go to the cinema to enjoy the experience with friends, as opposed to downloading it and watching it alone.

There. That sounded pretty convincing, don't you think?

Thunday Man
07-23-2004, 02:50 PM
Videos i dont want/need/watch.

07-23-2004, 03:24 PM
I love my broadband, it lets me download anything I want 12.76 times faster then my dialup, but cos I have broadband my dad has made me soup up our firewall so my bit torrent download speed is crap but my upload speed is 20 megs every 3 mins :( Life can be so unfair, oh well back to dial-up in a month *goes to die*

07-23-2004, 07:09 PM
Don't dload too much, but I did download a 4GB DVD once on dialup. Yeah I know, crazy.I won't even download wallpapers on dial-up. :p

07-23-2004, 07:19 PM
People send me music over AIM. That's as close as I get to downloading.

King Counter
07-23-2004, 10:04 PM
I'm downloading something virtually 24 hours a day using Bit Torrent. Movies, Music, Games, and Software. I only use Bit Torrent, I quit using Kazaa because Lately every file I've downloaded from them has been a dud. [Like the music files that are supposed to be a song but turn out to be 20 minutes of silence]. Besides with Bit Torrent you can download entire discographies, which is pretty convenient. I also get a lot of concerts using it from sharingthegroove. Besides that I mainly use Suprnova.org