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  Topic: Well, since we've started talking about servers...
zanson

Replies: 9
Views: 22645

PostForum: Newsgroups Misc   Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:08 am   Subject: Well, since we've started talking about servers...
This is what I use:
usenetserver.com - unlimited, ~5day retention, 6 connections, 1.5Mbps speed cap, 15/mo or 40/3mo

forteinc.com's new services looks pretty good too. I've been thinking about sw ...
  Topic: Randori news?
zanson

Replies: 6
Views: 16484

PostForum: Newsgroups Misc   Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2003 8:52 am   Subject: Randori news?
Have you checked out any of the news group server review sites? This one has a pretty decent list of servers: http://www.newsgroupservers.net/
  Topic: Randori news?
zanson

Replies: 6
Views: 16484

PostForum: Newsgroups Misc   Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2003 8:26 pm   Subject: Randori news?
Haven't really explored it, but Forte's (the Agent people) new service might fit some.

Low-cost, fast, reliable Usenet service.
Retention up to 14 days for multi-part binaries.
Completion rates ...
  Topic: Deal breaker titles
zanson

Replies: 24
Views: 42791

PostForum: Anime Misc   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2003 6:48 pm   Subject: Deal breaker titles
while I reject many an anime based on the title, you have to take the whole title into account not just certain words. ie, "Magical Bottle Fairy", gets rejected outright... Along with Magical Nyan N ...
  Topic: I hate you, Comcast
zanson

Replies: 16
Views: 32490

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2003 7:08 pm   Subject: I hate you, Comcast
Yet another reason I love my Speakeasy DSL

One question I always have when I see an alternate carrier mentioned: do they provide an nntp server? Or is all the downloading you do from pay-per Usenet ...
  Topic: I hate you, Comcast
zanson

Replies: 16
Views: 32490

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2003 11:13 pm   Subject: I hate you, Comcast
Yet another reason I love my Speakeasy DSL =) =). Yes I pay $90 + taxes for 1.5M/768k dsl, but they ENCOURAGE people to run servers, don't bitch about any kind of bw usage, and they follow up pretty ...
  Topic: I want these off my HD
zanson

Replies: 6
Views: 9626

PostForum: Requests   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2003 9:16 am   Subject: Re: I want these off my HD

Another really strange thing I noticed about bt - when it creates the dummy files, they are listed (ls -l)as being full sized. However, my filesystem reports disk free space (df -k) as if they weren ...
  Topic: I want these off my HD
zanson

Replies: 6
Views: 9626

PostForum: Requests   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2003 10:45 pm   Subject: Re: I want these off my HD

If your other eps are the same as the ones in the bundles, then you can rename yours to match the bundle names, and then you only have to dl the ep you are missing.

Hey, that's a neat idea - it w ...
  Topic: I want these off my HD
zanson

Replies: 6
Views: 9626

PostForum: Requests   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2003 9:07 pm   Subject: Re: I want these off my HD
I've got a couple of holes that are preventing me from burning off a chunk of stuff. Specifically: Nanaka 6-17 Ep 9 and Platonic Chain Ep 13. I checked for torrents and I think both of these were only ...
  Topic: Hmm... Hypothetical question -- Is Wonderful Days on-topic?
zanson

Replies: 3
Views: 10500

PostForum: Newsgroups Misc   Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2003 11:26 pm   Subject: Hmm... Hypothetical question -- Is Wonderful Days on-topic?
I found the korean language to be much closer to japanese (to my poor ears) than chinese... For whatever reason chinese dubs cause me some amount of pain (less than american dubs- no offense all).

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  Topic: Death of UATA for high end drives?
zanson

Replies: 2
Views: 8459

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2003 4:45 pm   Subject: Re: Death of UATA for high end drives?
With all the new SATA's out there, WD seems to be starting to dump their 250G/8M UATA drives (and down).

Actually that kind of price/rebate is pretty normal. Most large drives get 50-100+ off re ...
  Topic: What other newsgroups do you frequent?
zanson

Replies: 6
Views: 13378

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2003 10:22 pm   Subject: What other newsgroups do you frequent?

I like making my own encodes sometimes. I always make 1CD XCD's. The best format for 1CD movies. I use Koepi's latest unstable XviD binary 24062003 for video and OGG for audio. With a good AviSynth ...
  Topic: Everyone going the bt way?
zanson

Replies: 17
Views: 31807

PostForum: Newsgroups Misc   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2003 10:17 pm   Subject: Everyone going the bt way?
The only other P2P thingy I use is WinMX which is also not invasive. No spyware or adware.
That's not what I mean by invasive. Obviously anything that spreads marketing virii is totally out of the qu ...
  Topic: Posting DVD images
zanson

Replies: 12
Views: 19760

PostForum: Postings   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2003 7:38 pm   Subject: Re: Want is the procedure on posting DVD Images?
Welcome to the ranks of the dvd burning elite Laughing Laughing

Posting the VIDEOTS folder rared up is a fine way to do it. I've seen dvds posted this way, or just as a DVD Decripter ISO for stuff t ...
  Topic: Everyone going the bt way?
zanson

Replies: 17
Views: 31807

PostForum: Newsgroups Misc   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2003 7:29 pm   Subject: Re: Everyone going the bt way?
which does rather suck.. bt's are too much tracking for my taste.. but it just seems that way now.. most everyone's gone the way of bitorrent... seems the groups have seriously slowed down recently to ...
 
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