(Prologue: This post isn’t a “regular” blog post (although you’re more than welcome to read it and interact with it, of course!). It’s meant to serve as a profile User Info for an excellent-but-underground filesharing system. Its logo is the blue bird in flight. Some of you will know what I mean; most people probably … More P2P user info ~ The 2017 edition
Hi! Chances are, you’ve surfed on into this page after viewing my user info on [Insert name of P2P filesharing program with the distinct Avian Logo here]. If that’s the case, welcome, and thanks for reading this. (If you’ve checked out this post as a result of following my blog and clicking on the notification, … More User Info for my P2Peeps: January 2014 edition
Dear fellow bluebird flockmates: Can we work something out? Like maybe if I queue up a single CD, you promise not to vanish offline until that CD is finished downloading? Or maybe if I queue something up at noon and there are only a couple hundred tracks in your queue, that I might have what … More Miscellaneous things that annoyed me today
My favorite new word of late has been “really?” As in, “really, Facebook, you had to make another pointless change?” or, “really, BMW? You just had to pull right in front of me?” I have a couple other “really?”s… Patient “B” wants receipts with codes so they can submit them to their insurance. No problem. … More Really?
Yep, it’s official. After almost 8 months, I am back on the world’s favorite P2P file-sharing program that every broadband ISP loves to hate (too cool for legit channels and too lazy to master BitTorrent). I’ve been back for roughly 48 hours and already, I’ve downloaded over 8 gigabytes. Well over 8 gigabytes. And the … More Have you heard? the (blue) bird is the word
I know I had a lot to say during my first two posts addressed to my downloaders, uploaders, chat roommates, and list buddies (much of which applied to some of these groups more than others), but wait! There’s more. (Isn’t there always?) First off, yes, I’m sharing. Get over yourselves. Browse me if you want, … More A 3rd message to seekers of the soul…
Hello, my bosom partners in music piracy crime, who partake in that lovely musical P2P program we all love and about which we keep mum. It is indeed Spitfyre, in case you’re wondering. You’re in the right place. Guess what? After seven and a half faithful, glorious, uninterrupted years on Slsk, I am moving. I … More A message to my peeps of the blue bird…
For the record, I will reiterate, yet once again, that I am not a Nazi. I feel like one of the few scattered sane voices in Rocky Mountain-like isolation, hollering out into the cyberdin. At least, that’s what some of these FYI items feel like to me (although that doesn’t stop me from posting them … More p2p part deux – fyi
Am I the only user of my particular P2P that has any experience, and sometimes, common sense? I find myself fighting the urge to shoot out my computer monitor when I come home to 14 nonsensical messages from brain-dead chronic dope-smokers, but it is taking considerably more effort these days, so I thought I’d put … More pleased to be p2p faq, yes?
…Such as music. I am among those heathen pirates mentioned on the evening news just often enough to scare anyone younger than 14 and older than 60. I’ve been at it for 10 years already. It’s like a long-term relationship. I remember acquiring my first batch of tunes. A friend sort of hooked me up … More the best things in life are free…