Did I hear correctly that only 1% of people here support?

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  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    If so, and if server costs are high, what can we do about this for people that can't won't support? From a technical standpoint is it possible to distribute traffic to this site among multiple machines? I know the images have been offloaded but what about other areas? If torrents can be distributed on a P2P basis with no central server why can't a bulletin board? Say someone has a DDNS address and wanted to share some storage/bandwidth. Can this be done?
     
  2. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Already done that dude. We have servers worldwide serving images, we have a database server and a file server. there is no way we can downgrade with the size of our database.
     
  3. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    Let only supporters start threads
     
  4. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    Right, but you're paying for those servers. If I can share my storage/bandwidth to distribute a linux distro why can't I do the same for this place? You "borrow" a little of a lot of connections.
     
  5. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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  6. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    Servers/bandwidth/tech support.
    This isn't a cheap site.
     
  7. zhukov

    zhukov Time Traveler VIP

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    it'll be less than 1% if you keep fucking up
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    And, with no advertising...
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    I see, we have bandwidth coming out the ass bro no worries on that. It's just the hardware and sheer amount of work the staff provides that I am complaining about. also you have to admit that 1% is shameful.
     
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    zhukov Time Traveler VIP

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    everyone wants a free ride these days Dawg

    especially those Canadians :c
     
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    thizz
     
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    So, this means you are going to pony up?
     
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    h5htyt76757j Chyea Chyea Banned User

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    I will not comment on this issue. :hat:
     
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    i can honestly say no way:hat:
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    Pussy.
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    Why not? If you can't afford it, I completely understand.
     
  17. wanker

    wanker New Member

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    dawg allows free posting here, whats the big deal
     
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    I dont enjoy crying and begging bro but someone has to do it to keep this place alive.
     
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    No big deal...but, that is kind of a shitty answer, to me.