LOL you are both my new fav posters :cheers: :hug:
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RE: Scat images? Anyone else bothered?
I don't like stumbling over pictures of chubby, hairy, cross dressing twinks. Could you spend your precious time moving them to a special category.
Or should I just ignore them like I do the scat images?
I totally agree with you, but thought I would try and keep people happy. The vocal few always seem to get what they want. :th:
RE: Scat images? Anyone else bothered?
I am going to do my best to keep scat torrents in the scat category.
It is a slow process, so please be patient. If you find any new or old scat torrents that are in the wrong category then drop me a message or post here and I will correct it as soon as I can.
So no more hissyfits/flaming/shouting/crying etc etc etc
Post or message me nicely with a link and I will sort it out
Peers, Seeds, Reseed, Swarm, Tracker - Explained
Just a quick explanation of a few terms that some people might get confused by… Not mine just found it online.
Sorry if there is already something like this already, I did have a quick look and couldn't see anything quite like this.
A peer is another computer on the internet that you connect to and transfer data. Generally a peer does not have the complete file, otherwise it would be called a seed. Some people also refer to peers as leeches, to distinguish them from those generous folks who have completed their download and continue to leave the client running and act as a seed.
A computer that has a complete copy of a certain torrent. Once your client finishes downloading, it will remain open until you click the Finish button (or otherwise close it.) This is known as being a seed or seeding. You can also start a BT client with a complete file, and once BT has checked the file it will connect and seed the file to others. Generally, it's considered good manners to continue seeding a file after you have finished downloading, to help out others. Also, when a new torrent is posted to a tracker, someone must seed it in order for it to be available to others. Remember, the tracker doesn't know anything of the actual contents of a file, so it's important to follow through and seed a file if you upload the torrent to a tracker.
When there are zero seeds for a given torrent (and not enough peers to have a distributed copy), then eventually all the peers will get stuck with an incomplete file, since no one in the swarm has the missing pieces. When this happens, someone with a complete file (a seed) must connect to the swarm so that those missing pieces can be transferred. This is called reseeding. Usually a request for a reseed comes with an implicit promise that the requester will leave his or her client open for some time period after finishing (to add longevity to the torrent) in return for the kind soul reseeding the file.
The group of machines that are collectively connected for a particular file. For example, if you start a BitTorrent client and it tells you that you're connected to 10 peers and 3 seeds, then the swarm consists of you and those 13 other people.
A server on the Internet that acts to coordinate the action of BitTorrent clients. When you open a torrent, your machine contacts the tracker and asks for a list of peers to contact. Periodically throughout the transfer, your machine will check in with the tracker, telling it how much you've downloaded and uploaded, how much you have left before finishing, and the state you're in (starting, finished download, stopping.) If a tracker is down and you try to open a torrent, you will be unable to connect. If a tracker goes down during a torrent (i.e., you have already connected at some point and are already talking to peers), you will be able to continue transferring with those peers, but no new peers will be able to contact you. Often tracker errors are temporary, so the best thing to do is just wait and leave the client open to continue trying.